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42 best gift ideas for women: Gorgeous gifts she'll love

Gifts for women can be tricky. If you're looking to impress the special woman in your life? We've got just the thing...

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If you're looking for the best gift ideas to impress the incredible woman in your life - or you're looking for a gift to treat yourself - we've done the hard work so you don't have to. From beauty products to fashion accessories, homeware pieces and the latest must-have jewellery, we've got all the best gifts for women. Whether you're after a thoughtful gift for your mum, sister, aunt, best friend, or the work wife in your life, get shopping for ideas now. 

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The best gift ideas for her... 

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Ceramide Lift & Firm Cream Youth Restoring Solutions 3-Piece Set, £68, Elizabeth Arden 


Worth £107, this anti-aging 3-piece gift set features Advanced Lift and Firm Day Cream SPF 15 along with Advanced Ceramide Capsules and Advanced Lift and Firm Night Cream which works overnight to improve firmness and hydration.


diptyque L'eau Papier Eau de Toilette, £125, diptyque


If you're after the first wedding anniversary gift - with a nod to paper - how about diptyque's newest fragrance L'eau Papier. Developed by renowned perfumer Fabrice Pellegrin and artist Alix Waline, L'eau Papier is a tribute to the concept of creation and to paper. The subtle fragrance melts into the skin, producing different fragrance stories as the scent develops and unfolds from one wearer to another.

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Mulberry small Amberley Satchel, £995, Mulberry


A little luxury goes a long way, like Mulberry's Little Softie bag. 

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The Rosé Champagne & Chocolate Gift Box, £80, Fortnum & Mason


Equal parts delicious and decadent, Fortnum & Mason's Rosé Champagne & Chocolate Gift Box is designed for celebrations with your nearest and dearest. 

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Stackers medium-sized jewellery box, £28, John Lewis


Know a jewellery lover? She can keep her precious jewels safe and secure in this elegantly designed Travel Stackers Collection, luxuriously finished in a soft velvet lining.

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Soru Jewellery baroque pearl mini 18kt gold-plated hoop earrings, £140, Harvey Nichols


And speaking of jewellery, would you look at these delightful earrings? 

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The Replenishing Discovery Collection, £170, La Mer


Luxury skincare brand Crème de la Mer will never be an unwanted gift, trust us. You won't go wrong with this limited edition gift set.  

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Diamond letter charm, £200, Mejuri


Mejuri is a go-to when it comes to chic, stylish gifts for women.

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Cute Airpod Case, £21.95, Burga


Everyone needs a cute case for their headphones. There's lots of other designs to choose from, too.

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BaByliss Wave Secret Air Hair Waver, £150, Look Fantastic


Everyone is talking about the BaByliss Wave Secret Air. The revolutionary hair curler is expertly designed to wrap, curl and cool hair with direction control for a choice of curl finishes. Utilising Auto Curl Technology and an intelligent professional heating system, the waver precisely controls the wrap of the hair, creating a consistent curl formation. The Cool Air Smart System delivers a blast of cold air to help set the curl in place for long-lasting hold. Simply close the handle to allow the hair to be automatically drawn into the large ceramic curl chamber where it is accurately heated to form a perfect wave every time.

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 body oil

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Sparkling Body Oil, £195, John Lewis


Such a treat! If her favourite perfume is the iconic Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540, well, now there's a special limited edition scented dry body oil that leaves a delicate glittery veil on the skin thanks to its indulging mix of apricot, macadamia and argan oils infused with 24-carat gold.

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The Glitter Store glitter print, £75, NotOnTheHighStreet


A perfect handmade gift, a glittery piece of artwork for your nearest and dearest. Choose your favourite photo and let the artist create the magic! The perfect way to bring their most special moments to life. 

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Chanel Le Vernis longwear nail colour in Watermelon 967

Chanel Le Vernis longwear nail colour in Watermelon 967, £25, Chanel


When looking for gifts for women, you can't go wrong with Chanel, and this year's Watermelon shade is stunning. 

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Veja Campo trainers, £140, & Other Stories


Veja trainers never go out of style - and the royals love them, too! 

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Angelic Necklace, £215, Swarovski


Twinkle twinkle! A lucky woman will feel like royalty in this beautiful tennis necklace.

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Dior J'Adore Parfum D'Eau, £89, Dior Beauty


This is a special launch for Dior - a relaunch of Dior’s first parfum with an innovative alcohol-free and water based floral patented formula that promises the intensity of an eau de parfum, but composed simply of water and flowers. Reinterpreting the iconic J’adore floral bouquet – this new scent is a burst of flowers featuring the full freshness of Neroli, while sunny notes of jasmine sambac meld with velvety notes of Chinese magnolia.

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Pat McGrath Mothership Mega: Celestial Nirvana Palette, £77, Selfridges


Pat McGrath has done it again with a new epic collection of eyeshadows in one dreamy new palette. You'll find 18 opulent shades whipped up into four finishes - luminous shimmers, foiled metallics, velvet mattes and satin frosts.


Louise sheepskin slippers, £68, Just Sheepskin


Who wouldn't want to be gifted with a pair of luxury slippers? They are available in various colours, but we love the dove shade! 

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The Velvetiser, £99.95, Hotel Chocolat


This is the gift that keeps on giving. 

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Rosie brushed cotton rich lounge top, £30, and matching joggers, £30, Marks & Spencer 


The Rosie for M&S loungewear is always a good idea. 

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Kylie Minogue Wines, £59, Harvey Nichols


A Kylie Wines gift box, need we say more? 

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Lovehoney Womanizer rechargeable pleasure toy, £99.99, Lovehoney


It's rose gold-toned and it's a hit with fans. This gift might not be one to open at big family gatherings though!

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Our Place Mini Home Cook Duo, £175 (WAS £210), Our Place


Our Place has become the cooking brand du jour over the past couple of years, and now there are mini sizes and this duo set would make a fabulous gift. The Mini Perfect Pot and Mini Always Pan are a match made in kitchen heaven. From cooking up the perfect eggs to whipping up all manner of sauces to reheating soups and leftovers, this duo is mini, mighty, and multifunctional.

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Blush luggage, from £149, Antler 


If you know someone who loves to travel and is in need of luggage, this could be the gift that keeps on giving. 


Christian Louboutin Loubirworld Miniatures Eau de Parfum set, £125, Selfridges


Featuring a trio of delectable eau de parfums that are effortlessly layered and easy to travel with, this set paints a picture of the maison's imaginative approach to olfactory delights. Of course, the glossy gift box is presented in the label's signature shade of red.

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Ephemeral Bloom kimono robe, £260, Orchard Moon 


The fabric on this stunning kimono is as soft and smooth as silk, but 100% plant based, making it both easy to care for at home and cruelty free. 

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Moments to Treasure, £60 (WAS £150), Aromatherapy Associates 


Aromatherapy Associates is a British institution and this wellbeing hamper will go down a treat. Each product has been crafted with calming & muscle-soothing essential oils, and contains 16 wellbeing heroes, worth £295.50. 

The M&S Collection Hamper

The M&S Collection Hamper, £55, M&S


This M&S Collection Hamper is a gift the whole family can enjoy. This best selling selection features a range of premium food and drink, presented in a smart wicker hamper that can be used again and again. From chutney to Cornish Cruncher biscuits and sourdough crackers to milk chocolate Florentines, single origin chocolate bar or all butter shortbread fingers. Adults will be delighted with the bottle of Cote du Rhone Villages red wine.

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Personalised jewellery case, £22, NotOnTheHighStreet


Perfect for your travel buddy who needs a jewellery case for on-the-go. 

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Face Gym Brightening Active Roller, £62, FaceGym


FaceGym knows a thing or two about lifting and contouring and brightening. And now the brand has launched Active Rollers – the world’s most advanced 2-in-1 skincare microneedling tool. Active Rollers combine manual rolling with crystallised actives to unlock skin confidence one roll at a time. Highly-potent active ingredients are crystallised to form 3,000 advanced dissolving microneedles which dissolve rapidly into the skin on contact, creating painless microchannels, for direct delivery of the ingredients into the epidermis. All it takes is a 10-minute workout to see and feel results. Just like a mini bootcamp for the skin.

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Assouline Vital Voices, £45, NET-A-PORTER


Vital Voices, edited by Alyse Nelson and illustrated by Gayle Kabaker, documents the stories of 100 women who are using their power to make a difference. This hardcover book includes portraits of some of the world's most influential public figures, as well as first-person narratives that explore their activism, leadership and fight for equality. Discover the perspectives of everyone from Tarana Burke to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

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Special Edition Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler, £499.99, Dyson


Elevate your gifting with Dyson's special edition Airwrap, which includes not just the styler but comes in a chic storage case, plus plenty of extras from a travel pouch to round volumising brush.

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simplehuman light up mirror, £199.95, Boots


If you know someone who really enjoys doing their makeup every day, the simplehuman mirror will be their new best friend. The LED lighting around the rim automatically lights up as your face approaches and the 'tru-lux' light system simulates natural sunlight so you can make sure your make-up is colour correct. But it also has a candlelight setting so you can check your look in lower lighting too.

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ESPA Wellness Candle Collection, £38.40, ESPA


Why gift one candle when you can gift four? ESPA's Wellness Candle Collection includes four gorgeous scents, including the Energising Candle and Restorative Candle. Plus, they look beautiful too.

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Lab Grown Diamond Evil Eye Necklace, $415, Grown Brilliance


Tap into the evil eye trend with this lab grown diamond necklace, dainty enough for daily wear but striking enough to make a statement.

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Sol De Janeiro Brazillian Body Besties Set, £28, Boots


Shopping for your bestie? The Sol de Janeiro LE Body Besties is a set of three trial-sized best-selling creams that nourish and hydrate skin. Crafted with high-performing Brazilian ingredients, this skincare set is perfect for brightening, firming and moisturising the skin.

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Lazy Bitch slippers, £13, Prezzybox


No words needed for this one: The gift for the ultimate lazy mate.

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Kilian Don't Be Shy Hair Mist, £90, Selfridges


Be the best smelling woman in the room with Kilian's Don't Be Shy Hair Mist. It's new and it's oh so fancy! 

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Jo Loves A Fragrant Paintbush, £40, Cult Beauty


The next generation Fragrance Paintbrush by JO LOVES takes its innovative concept to the next level whilst putting the environment at the forefront. The on-the-go essential now has a refillable cartridge which carries the fragranced gel, delivering fragrance swiftly and efficiently with every pump. The gel formula holds the fragrance and dries in seconds, allowing users to apply and top up their favourite scents wherever they are - travelling, at work or on the go.

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Cucumber & Rose Spritz Candle, £45, Ludus Candles


This heavenly Cucumber & Rose Spritz candle is perfect for a lady who loves a fresh floral fragrance!

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Navy Fonteyn Mignon Orinoco Croc Print Handbag, £650, Lalage Beaumont


Complete with gold hardwear and a detachable shoulder strap, the divine Fonteyn Mignon Orinoco from Lalage Beaumont makes a great bag for day-to-day. A must-have for any wardrobe, this particular design features a trendy croc print for the stylish woman in your life.

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HELLO! Magazine Subscription, from £6.50,


We know just the thing that will make your loved one's day - a subscription to HELLO! Magazine, which will be delivered straight to their door every week. 

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