03 Dec Christmas Gift Guide 2019
The LuxGifts team find Christmas a truly magical time of the year and we love giving gifts to our loved ones during this festive time. Our LuxGifts Christmas Gift Guide will help give you all the inspiration you need to find that extra special gift for your loved ones this Christmas.
On behalf of the Luxgifts team I would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and a fantastic 2020.
Viners Organic Natural Knife Block
The Viners Natural 5 piece Knife Block from the new organic range is the ideal gift for anyone who is looking to make a commitment to sustainable living or who wants to switch to more environmentally friendly choices in their home.
Perfect for the eco friendly home, this knife block is made from wheat fibre, a natural by-product created from agricultural waste. The knife block also includes 80% recycled steel blades which deliver exceptional performance, whilst the handles for the knives are crafted from 35% wheat fibre and are contoured to provide maximum comfort and a safe, secure grip. The lid on the organic block is made from bamboo and can be fully recycled or decomposted.
The knife block is available in two muted colours; green and natural and each set comes with a 10 year guarantee. Each set includes a 8”/20cm chef’s knife, 8”/20cm carving knife, 8”/20cm bread knife, 5”/12.5cm utility knife, 3.5”/9cm paring knife.
The Viners organic natural knife block provides an essential cooking tool that can be easily recycled and is ideal for an eco friendly home. The RRP is £45.00.
Jewellerybox are an online jewellery retailer who specialise in affordable 9ct gold and sterling silver jewellery. They have a wonderful range of jewellery that anyone would love to find in their Christmas stocking this year.
The sterling silver and clear cz Swarvoski crystal 18 inch pendant and stud earring set is a fabulous gift to give a loved one this Christmas. This pretty set will compliment any outfit and the Swarvoski crystal detailing is perfect for any party during the festive season. The set is packaged in a lovely Jewellerybox gift box. The RRP is £23.99.
Another lovely gift is the sterling silver alexandrite CZ June birthstone earrings. Jewellerybox have a great selection of jewellery including the different coloured birthstones. You can choose the perfect piece including the recipient’s birthstone. The sterling silver alexandrite CZ June birthstone earrings are fabulous. The wearer can dangle their birthstone for everyone to see with this elegant pair of birthstone earrings. These earrings include a fishhook fastening and display a 4mm alexandrite CZ crystal. The RRP for these earrings are £5.95 and make wonderful stocking fillers.
Jewellerybox have a wonderful selection of pieces that are ideal gifts for Christmas.
Helly Hansen have some fabulous winter gifts for Christmas. Helly Hansen’s great range of winter outerwear and accessories will keep you warm and comfortable when the temperature drops and is the ideal gift to find under the Christmas tree this year.
Helly Hansen’s range of Parkas are fantastic at combating the wind chill and are available in many stylish designs. The Women’s Longyear II Parka is an ideal gift for a woman who wants a winter coat that is waterproof, windproof and breathable. This protective canvas-look fabric, sealed seams, draft collar and thick down insulation will definitely keep the elements at bay. This parka also has secure inside pockets. The RRP is £370.00.
Another great parka is the W Svalbard 2 Parka. This parka will keep you comfortable in cold environments and is very stylish. This parka has knitted wrist gaiters for extra warmth and comfort and these really do keep out the cold winter chills. This parka also has an adjustable hood with zip off fur, fold up reflective strips on the sleeves for extra visibility and safety and double entry hand pockets and side entry had warmer pockets. This parka is also waterproof and windproof so will protect you from the cold winter elements. It is available in 6 colours and the RRP is £250.
Helly Hansen also has a wonderful range of other outerwear and accessories for women, men and children that will make perfect Christmas gifts this year. You can visit the website to see the full range.
Blackspade produce some fabulous cosy and comfortable underwear and nightwear for men, women and children that would be great to find in a stocking this Christmas . Most of their range has been created out of natural cotton fabrics, giving them a gorgeous luxury feel.
Blackspade combines natural resources, including cotton, silk and micro modal with science and the newest technologies, to provide beautiful, comfortable underwear and loungewear.
Their range of women’s nightwear are very stylish and extremely comfortable to wear. There are many designs to choose from so you can find the perfect gift for a loved one. Included in their designs are black and leopard print, soft grey fleece and reindeer pyjamas that are perfect for Christmas morning. Prices start form £18.00.
Blackspade also have a wonderful range of nightwear and loungewear for men and children so you will be able to find Christmas gifts for all the family. Visit the website to see their full range of nightwear, underwear and loungewear.
Rosa Faia Lingerie
Make a loved one feel extra special this Christmas by giving her a gift from Rosa Faia Lingerie. Rosa Faia have a wonderful range of underwear that will make anyone feel beautiful and sexy.
One gorgeous set from Rosa Faia is Selma in Patriot Blue. The beautiful underwired bra is especially designed for larger cups and flatters any shape. The bra features a mesh panel, adorned with elegant lace on the top section of the cup. The adjustable straps also have lace edging and the bra is finished with a pretty bow and pendant at the front. The bra is available up to a J cup and the RRP is £52.00.
Accompanying the bra is the boy short. This stunning brief with Brazilian style derriere features a mesh side and back panels, adorned with elegant floral lace. These briefs also have a patterned lace front and are finished with a bow in the front. The RRP is £27.00.
The Selma set is very flattering and fits wonderfully. It is the ideal gift to make someone feel that little bit extra special.
Technogym Wellness ball
The Wellness Ball is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to strengthen their muscles and build a solid core.
The innovative Wellness Ball can be used in lots of different ways. The difference in weight between the top and the bottom of the ball provides an added stability challenge. The shape of the ball can also help challenge your stability as you are simultaneously involving all the muscles in your body when you use the ball. When using the ball you can perform an endless variety of exercises to tone, stretch and relax your muscles. It is ideal for all types of users and sports professionals and is good to use for rehabilitation.
You can also carry out Wellness Ball Active Sitting that can provide you with an interesting addition to your home or office. Active Sitting also helps strengthen muscles, increase balance and improve flexibility, coordination and posture. The RRP is £260.
Love Leggings sell high quality leggings that are ideal Christmas gifts for those who love the ease and comfort of leggings. Love Leggings have a wonderful range of leggings available including sports leggings, everyday leggings, maternity leggings and leggings for children. All their leggings are made from the highest quality fabrics with a non-see-through guarantee.
The range of sports leggings is fabulous. These leggings feature sweat-wicking technology that keeps you dry and a supportive high-rise waistband, so whether you run, squat or wear them during yoga you will find them extremely comfortable. These leggings are made from lightweight fabric that still offer support and compression where needed. The RRP is £28.99.
Love Leggings also have a range of Everyday leggings for women. These cotton leggings are perfect for all day wear and have been designed to offer long-lasting comfort and support, with a non-see-through, full coverage guarantee. These leggings are available in 17 shades so you can choose the colour that will best suit the wearer. The colours range from timeless colours such as black, navy and grey to the more daring and bold colours such as reds, yellows and greens.
Gifts from WoodWick
WoodWick have a wonderful range of candles, reed diffusers and gift sets that are perfect gifts to find under the Christmas tree this year. WoodWick candles feature innovative natural wooden wicks that crackle softly as they burn, creating an intriguing, relaxing ambiance.
The WoodWick Ellipse candles are an ideal gift for the home. These teardrop-shaped candles help create the warming comfort of a glowing fireplace. They are available in a variety of rich fragrances and when lit the pretty dancing flame and soft crackle create a comforting mood in your home during those cold winter nights. The RRP for the Ellipse candles is £26.99.
WoodWick also have a range of gift sets that are perfect for Christmas. The 3 Mini Hourglass Gift Set is lovely and features 3 mini jar candles packaged in an elegant black gift box. This gift is filled with three much loved WoodWick fragrances and the RRP is £24.99. Another great gift set is the Deluxe Gift Set. This includes 6 Petite Candles and one metal Petite Candle Holder, again packaged in an elegant black gift box. The RRP is £22.99.
Plantronics Backbeat FIT 3200
Plantronics Backbeat FIT 3200 are ideal for any music or fitness enthusiast. They provide long-lasting comfort and immersive sound. As they are true wireless earbuds they are designed to deliver a freeing and reliable listening experience both in and outside the gym.
The BackBeat FIT 3200 are very comfortable to wear and are equipped with soft, flexible yet secure earloops that are ultra-lightweight. There are three different eartip sizes so you can find the perfect fit. These earbuds are also waterproof and sweatproof, so they are not only designed for life in the gym but can also be worn outside in extreme weather conditions.
Another great feature is that wearers can adjust the Sound Mix and Awareness mode to create a personalised blend of your entertainment and your environment. This means you can feel more connected to your surroundings when wearing them so if you want to talk with your gym partner during a workout or stay aware if you are running outdoors, you can.
When wearing these earbud you can seamlessly play, pause, skip tracks, answer and end calls, adjust the volume and activate your smartphone’s virtual assistant with a simple touch or swipe from on-ear touch controls.
The RRP for the BackBeat FIT 3200 is £129.99.
Nextbase 322GW Dash Cam
Dash Cam’s are becoming an increasingly popular gift for Christmas and the Nextbase 322GW Dash Cam is the ideal gift to find under the Christmas tree this year.
The 322GW Dash Cam is the first Dash Cam with Emergency SOS that ensures your journey is safer than ever before. In the event of an accident, it will alert the emergency services to your location and send on crucial medical data to aid efficient treatment. The Dash Cam will alert the emergency services even if the driver is unresponsive.
The 322GW also features an upgraded 2.5” IPS HD touch screen for menu selection and the playback provides the ultimate user experience. It also possesses an improved 1080p HD recording ability with a 140° viewing angle making it ideal for the younger or first-time driver. Videos can also be easily shared from the Dash Cam to your smartphone and the Intelligent Parking Mode automatically records any bump or physical movement on the vehicle when it is left unattended. The RRP is £99.00.
Riedel Performance range
The Riedel Performance Range is the perfect present for wine lovers as this wine glass collection is the ultimate loudspeaker for wines. The Performance ranges feature long fine stems and large stable bases and are executed in sparkling fine crystal.
This set contains four pieces from Riedel: Cabernet/Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The shape of the Cabernet/Merlot glass showcases the complexity and finesse of the majestically structured red wines. The shape of the Sauvignon Blanc glass shows the combination of fruit and acidity that gives a harmonious taste experience. The Pinot Noir shape supports the flavour and taste of the plum and the Chardonnay bowl allows space for the rich bouquet to develop its superbly diverse range of aromas.
The Performance glasses are lightweight, durable and dishwasher safe. These glasses are also the first Riedel glasses to feature bowls with a light optic impact, which adds a pleasing visual aspect to the bowl as well as increasing the inner surface area.
The RRP for the set of 4 glasses is £90.00.
The MYO Touch
The MYO Touch is an automated massage bed designed by the founder and inventor of Gtech. The MYO Touch is an ideal gift for Christmas and is a gift that can be used all year round.
The MYO Touch incudes a comfortable contoured bed with a powered robotic massage roller underneath that seamlessly glides along a track. The intensity of the massage can be personalised from so light that you can barely feel its touch to deeply invigorating. This bed has been engineered to bring users relaxation and calmness into their day and enable users to enjoy a massage in the comfort of their own home whenever it is needed.
This massage bed is very easy to use and quick to assemble. You can set up a massage space in a matter of minutes and the bed also folds down easily and can be packed away for simple storage for use next time. Once the bed is set up, as you simply lie back and enjoy a full length massage or you can target problem areas such as your back, legs or arms.
You also get access to Gtech’s audio library which includes four 15 minute tracks to help you relax and unwind. The audio library includes rainforest sounds, mindful podcasts or guided meditations which are all downloadable on your smartphone or tablet. The RRP is £299.99.
The perfect gift for tech and interior design lovers is the LIFX Beam. This is a gadget that everyone would love in their home. Using the LIFX Beam, tech savvy homeowners can add style to their home with this personalised lighting feature. These lights can add stylish lighting to a living room, can add a personal touch to a bedroom or add a feature wall in a games room.
The LIFX Beam are app enabled smart lights that that have a range of 16 million colours to choose from that can be changed at a touch of a button or via a simple voice command, so you can change the lights to suit the mood. The lights can also be used to create patterns to express a homeowner’s creativity and individuality.
The LIFX Beam comes in a starter kit that includes six units along with a power pack and a corner unit. Each strip clicks together to create a shape and seamless blended illumination. The command strips have been designed to allow the lights to be placed exactly where the user wants them and can work in and size room or space. The RRP is £179.99.
Gifts from Russell Hobbs
Russell Hobbs have a great range of products that would be ideal gifts for the home this Christmas. The Desire Matte Black Food Processor is the perfect combination of stunning style and extraordinary performance and makes a bold statement in any kitchen. This appliance is very versatile as it has an attachment for chopping, slicing, beating and creaming. This processor is the perfect gift for any budding chef as it is designed to take care of all the mundane tasks of cooking so you can spend more time enjoying the parts of cooking you really love. Whether you are making a casserole and need to chop up some vegetables, or need to finely slice ingredients, or want to make the perfect dip to share with friends, this processor allows you to do it all. It is also very easy to clean after use as the detachable parts and the bowl are dishwasher safe. The RRP for the Desire Matte Black Food Processor is £54.99.
Another great gift is the Russell Hobbs Black Inspire Kettle. This kettle will add a touch of glamour to any kitchen. It combines a black premium textured high gloss finish with stunning stainless steel accents. It is also designed with a perfect pour spout that creates a streamlined flow of water straight from the kettle into the cup. It is also extremely quiet when switched on and is energy saving. The Inspire Kettle is available in 4 colours; black, grey, cream and red. The RRP is £39.99.
THINKWARE F800 PRO
THINKWARE is the perfect gift idea for any family member or friend who drives. THINKWARE has an extensive range of dash cam cameras so you will be able to find the perfect dash cam to suit the recipient’s needs. Whether the gift is for a parent who is doing the school run every day or a friend who has a long commute to work or if it is for someone who has just passed their driving test, you will be able to find the ideal dash cam.
The THINKWARE F800 PRO is a fantastic dash cam. Users can easily control and manage this dash cam with cloud connectivity and built-in Wi-Fi via an iOS or Android smart phone. This makes it extremely convenient to view, download, access or delete recorded images. It also enables safety updates via the app.
The F800 Pro also has an energy saving parking mode so if the driver is leaving their car for a longer period of time the F800 PRO will ‘sleep’ until an impact is detected and will then start recording within a second for the next 20 seconds. The dash cam is also equipped with Sony Exmor R Starvis sensors for both front and rear cameras so the F800 PRO offers crystal clear 1080p HD footage. It also has Super Night Vision 2.0 which means there is clearer night time footage too.
The F800 PRO has lots of useful features including built-in A-GPS for embedded speed, time and location data into recorded videos. It also has many safety features to help protect drivers. The RRP is £249.00.
For the full range of dash cams visit www.thinkware.com.
Christmas gifts from Microplane
Microplane have some wonderful gifts for food loving family and friends this Christmas. The signature Microplane super sharp, long lasting stainless steel blades deliver effortlessly superior results as ingredients are not ripped or torn but release their natural aromas to enhance their flavours.
The Gourmet Spice Set is an ideal Christmas gift for someone who loves cooking. This set includes a stylish stainless steel Spice Mill and a sachet of whole Spicebar Nutmeg and Long Black Pepper. This Spice Mill precisely grates the Nutmeg to bring a subtle lift to your food. It also fills the kitchen with a wonderful, woody aroma. The Spice Mill is also perfect for grating Long Black Pepper. This spice has a spicy and slightly nutty, sweet aroma and is the perfect addition to meat dishes and pasta. The Spice Mill can grate all spices and the grated texture of each spice depends on the amount of pressure you apply when twisting the top. The RRP is £29.95.
Other great sets from Microplane include a Gourmet Chilli Gift Set, a Premium Classic Zester and an elegant Master Series Gift Set. All these gifts are ideal gifts for those who adore cooking. Visit www.hartsofstur.com to see the full range.