Blogmas Day 1 – Gift Guide

Hi all, hope you’re well and having a great week!

Over the next seven days, I’ll be sharing with you some tips on how to get round the holiday season. As a last minute preparatory person myself, I always seem to find it near impossible to get my heart together whilst trying to get the best of the leftover scrubs. However this year, I’ve decided to start early for your benefit (and mine, haha).

On today’s post, I have put together some gift ideas you should begin to look into if you’re yet to make your purchases. They are items I’ll either love to receive as a female, or will be gifting the men in my life.

I hope you find them helpful. Do let me know your thoughts, and what one this items you’d love to receive.

Gifts Ideas for Ladies


  1. Diptique Berries Candle – £20 (70g)
  1. Karl Lagerfield Iceberg Minaudiere Clutch – £129
  1. Zara Bow Detailed Flat Shoes – £29.99
  1. YSL Black Opium – £47 (30ml)
  1. Topshop Rioja Sandals – £55
  1. Accessorize Sofia Belted Fedora Hat – £29
  1. Ted Baker Ardith Large Wash Bag – £30
  1. Ted Baker Blushing Bouquet Skinny Scarf – £35
  1. Castelli Baroque Ivory Notebook – £13.95
  1. Smashbox Try It Kit Best Sellers – £22


Gift Ideas for Men

  1. London Sock Company Ottaway Style Grey Socks – £17
  1. Topman Lapel Pins – £6+
  1. Clinique for Men Oil Control Essentials Kit – £30
  1. Creed Aventus – £105 (30ml)
  1.  River Island Faux Fur Collar Peacoat – £95
  1.  Tasselled Loafers -£69.99


Be Right Back,

Funmi xx

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  1. I love those sandals from Zara and the scarf 🙂 great ideas

  2. Fabulous gift guide, thanks for sharing!

    We have a new post on the blog, would love to know your thoughts:

  3. This guide is insightful and on point. Thanks love

  4. Excellent choices of top notch last minute gifts! Thank you very much for sharing love. Keep the quality posts coming……

  5. Love a great candle and that fedora hat is too cute. Really great gift ideas for both men and women.
    Happy Holidays!

  6. Thes are great gift ideas! I already found some that I want for myself haha. I can also see some stuff my husband would love!

  7. An amazing selection! Everything looks so luxe, I want it all.

    XoXo Noma

  8. lOVE THE LIST. My favorite were the Zara flat shoes… but I don’t know how would I style them though…. they do look interesting and unique.

    Big hug my friend <3

    Laura Rendon

    • Thank you, darling! I very much love the flats also. I’m unsure as to how I’d style them too; but as can imagine, it’d be great with a ruffled top and a fitted pair of jeans.

      Sending you a bug hug too! Hope you have a great weekend xx

  9. Gorgeous gift ideas. You can never go wrong with Diptique! xx

  10. I absolutely love those shoes with the bows on them! I got the Smashbox try it kit a couple of years ago – such a good gift and a great way to try out the brand!
    Amy xx

  11. With YSL Opium Black you can’t be wrong! Perfect gift! Nice list!

  12. This is such an amazing selection of gifts hun! I especially love how well you categorized it into strictly gifts For Him and For Her! I’ve really heard great things about the Diptique Berries Candles, so I really want to gift that to some of my close friends 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!

    XO Jessi,

  13. Hey funmi,
    Thanks ! For sharing a great gift guide. after seeing this post, I think, you are very talented. Although all the gift is really awesome. My cousin is Baroque lover so from this amazing list, I really like Castelli Baroque Ivory Notebook for my cousin.Thanks!

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