It’s almost the silly season again and you know what that means – you’re about to be judged on what you buy the women in your life for Christmas. To help you ease your way into the season we’ve done some of the thinking for you with our 2017 What to Buy Her Gift Guide.
Keep your lady silky smooth with Jo Malone’s new Geranium and Walnut Hand Cream, which soothes and softens hands with a lightweight formula comprising apricot kernel oil that allows for quick absorption without a greasy residue. Developed to complement the brand’s fragrances, the hand cream also boasts aromatic geranium layered with walnut that nourishes skin cells for younger looking skin.
Treat your other half to a bespoke pampering experience at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui’s The Secret Garden Spa, where a new suite of indulgent treatments inspired by Thailand’s ancient wellness techniques are now on offer. A new signature treatment for couples, Siam Lovers, combines a nourishing coconut oil and jasmine rice scrub with a four hand massage, followed by a rose bath in an al-fresco tub (far from prying eyes), ensuring you both a happy ending to the year.
As the age-old adage goes, diamonds are a woman’s best friend, and we’re sure your lady love will have a lasting friendship with the Galanterie De Cartier Necklace by Cartier, which features a brilliant-cut 1.69-carat diamond encased in 18k white gold in a design that’s sure to turn heads and win you brownie points to last a lifetime.
What to buy that femme du jour that’s new on the scene without setting some sort of weird relationship precedent? Tom Ford’s new Velvet Orchid Lumière is pretty much perfect; the fragrance opens with Italian bergamot and mandarin, as well as luminous honey, while succan absolute, a hyper-purified rum extraction, lends a caramelized, lacquered sugar cane note. After all, who doesn’t like their woman smelling like a Cuba Libre?
For when you’re far from home, the Gigi 2 Rechargeable Vibrator is powerful sensual massager that will make her journey to Pleasuretown all the smoother, thanks to a curved and flattened tip that’s designed to stimulate the G-spot, and a long battery life for when she likes the pleasure to linger.
If you’re going to get lipstick on your…collar, you might as well choose the colour, and you can’t go wrong with the new Vernis À Lèvres Vinyl Cream Liquid Lipstick by YSL, which combines lip stain, lipstick and high-shine lip gloss. With a soothing undercoat and a vinyl shine overcoat that dresses the lips with a bright, daredevil colour for a sharp contour, this little purse addition will enhancing those pouty lips for up to ten hours.
An ideal gift for the ladies in your life you’re not pursuing but want to appreciate, Bollinger Rosé Champagne Brut is a special blend of a red grapes from the Grand Cru vineyards of Champagne that offers a layered structure and a complexity with touches of red berries that make it ideal for the festive season. www.champagne-bollinger.com
A gift as much for her as it is for you, Victoria’s Secret’s Supersoft Crochet-trim Sleep Romper makes every woman feel like a Victoria’s Secret Angel. With a crochet lace-framed plunge front and a cute, edible (just joking) centre front bow, this extra soft and silky sleepwear reveals the curves of her body, while making sure she feels comfortable and sexy in the sack. You’ll enjoy her putting it on just as much as she will enjoy you taking it off.