Perfect Christmas Present Ideas, From £20-£500

There are two types of people in this world: those who start planning Christmas gifts for their nearest and dearest months in advance, and those who leave it to a last-minute panic-spree.
Luckily, we're here to help you choose just the right thing for your friends, family and partners, cutting out the slog so you can enjoy a mulled wine (or three).
Ahead, we've chosen the prettiest pieces for every budget, whether you're after a Secret Santa gift for your hard-to-please colleague or splashing out on someone who needs treating.
From Christmas party-appropriate sparkle to get-ahead-for-2019 organisers, click through to find pieces so tempting, you might want to pick one up for yourself, too.
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All our new favourite jewellery is made up of squashed pearls and gold – these Mango beauties are an easy way to lift your get-up.
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Luxury matches make an artful, yet practical gift.
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We're guilty of leaving our earrings anywhere and everywhere – a coat pocket, the bottom of our bag – so these cute trays are the perfect way to organise our finest pieces.
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Any bag that has a whiff of season 1 Carrie Bradshaw – or Dior's Saddle – is a winner in our eyes. This one will take you from desk to disco all season.
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You can't lose with Aesop. Chic with the best scent, this hand cream is so nice you'll want to keep it on your desk.
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Bucket hats are here to stay; this leopard number ticks this season's sweeping animal print trend, too.
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COS makes the sweetest lingerie for small chested women.
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Shut-eye just got chic. Get your beauty sleep with this Whistles mask.
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For the pal who loves a slogan tee, this Paris, Texas number is the one.
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These pink mules will dress up any party season ensemble.
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Fawn over fashion's best catwalk moments with Chris Moore's photographs.
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Every penny from sales of this Sézane tee goes towards the brand's foundation, Demain, which aims to create equal opportunity and education for children.
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For your flexible friend to work out in style.
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We love all of Katie's pieces, but this half penny pendant is a collectable.
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Give your pal the Holly Golightly treatment while lounging around during the holidays.
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A coffee table book of photographs of Kate Moss shot by her then-boyfriend Mario Sorrenti? Nineties heaven.
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These Desmond & Dempsey socks will keep your toes warm throughout the cold months.
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Another cool coffee table book, Fashion Together by journalist Lou Stoppard looks into the most iconic collaborations and collaborators in the industry.
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From Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion to Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear via Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, the V&A hosts the best fashion exhibitions around. A membership will get your loved one into all the upcoming shows for free, with an extra ticket for a guest (you, hopefully).
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Birdsong works with women's groups around the world to produce ethical clothes we really want to wear. This hoodie, an homage to Maya Angelou, was made by Mona, who runs the Bow Sewing School. All proceeds go towards sewing lessons for women from low-income backgrounds and people with disabilities.
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Our interiors are matching our wardrobe, and this tonal piece by Charlotte Taylor is going straight on our bedroom wall.
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We've got Staud's clear bag in several colourways – treat your friend to the classic black version and match in style.
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For the ultimate cool girl in your life.
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The classic Breton tee gets an update with Comme des Garçons' signature illustrated heart.
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Who said your travel card had to be boring?
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The perfect party shoes: not too high, still statement-making.
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This scent transports us to sultry evenings spent getting up to no good. You'll get compliments from everyone who walks past.
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Get the year ahead organised with this dreamy Smythson diary.
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We want every one of Bella Freud's knits, but this red rollneck is the winner. Just add your favourite denim and some stomping boots.
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Oversized shades for the connoisseur of advanced style.
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Olivia von Halle's PJs are all we want to wear between Christmas and New Year's Eve. This paisley print set is good enough to wear out of bed, too.
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No one does sequins – or positivity – like Ashish. We'll be wearing this through 'til summer.
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Manu Atelier's handbags have stolen our hearts; this blush suede number is the perfect size for all your essentials.
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For the friend who throws the best parties. Summerill & Bishop's tablecloths are perfect conversation-starters.
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Cosy up with Ganni's much-Instagrammed knit. Brightening up those long dark days.
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This floral number is as perfect for Christmas day as it is for your 9-5 wardrobe come January.

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