20 Alternative Easter Gifts to Send in Lockdown

What better way to celebrate the four-day Easter holiday weekend than with a spot of online shopping to boost our mood in lockdown? Get your table ready for Easter 2021 with the help of Diptyque and Crabtree & Evelyn’s home fragrance essentials, along with deluxe Easter treats from Joe & Seph’s and unique cocktails from Cocktail Canaries. 

Who could resist stocking up on some beauty goodies, with an array of new product launches to choose from? Highlights include Chanel’s vibrant new lip colours, new vegan fragrance brand Medeau and the latest Brioni men’s fragrance are just some of our favourite brands and products that have made their way inside our beauty cabinet. If you are looking to send a gift to loved one in lockdown then we highly recommend Biscuiteers beautifully iced letterbox biscuits, L’Occitane’s beauty packed Easter Eggs and of course no gift edit would be complete without a turquoise package from Fortnum & Mason.

L’Occitane Easter Eggs, from £16 – £24


We might still be in lockdown, but don’t let that stop your Easter celebrations at home with some pampering treats for yourself or a loved one. French skincare brand L’Occitane has just launched an Easter collection of reusable aluminium eggs packed with a selection of pampering hero products. Choose from the Cherry Blossom-themed  Easter egg, the zesty scent of Verbena Easter Egg, or an egg box which includes four mini eggs containing the iconic L’Occitane hand creams.

Joe & Seph’s Hot Cross Bun Caramel Spread, £4.99 


Everyone loves to indulge in some seasonal hot cross buns over Easter so why not up your game with Joe & Seph’s Hot Cross Bun Caramel Spread? Ideal for smothering over toast, porridge, pancakes and even ice cream for a seriously indulgent sweet treat.

Mori Bunny Bonnet, £15 


Mori’s Easter collection has just landed online and this classic bunny ears bonnet is just the thing to make a Easter style statement. We also highly recommend the bunny clever zip sleepsuit from the new collection which is ridiculously cute and features a clever two-way zip design to make night time changes much easier.

Fortnum & Mason The Spring Gift Box, £50


A signature turquoise Fortnum & Mason gift box is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face so why not treat a loved one to the brand’s Spring celebration box this Easter? It contains top Fortnum’s treats, including Earl Grey Tea, Orange & Bergamot Marmalade, Lemon Curd Biscuits, Pastel Sugared Almonds and moreish Pralines & Ganache Chocolate treats – perfect for creating your own Easter inspired afternoon tea at home.

Diptyque Graphic Collection Limited Edition Roses Scented Candles, £56 


Love the smell of fresh roses? Then you are also going to love Diptyque’s bestselling roses scented candle which has now been updated in a geomatic design to celebrate Diptyque’s 60th anniversary. Guaranteed to bring indoors the romantic scent of an English country garden full of roses. 

Padfield Cosmetic Pouch, £135 each 


Celebrate best of British craftsmanship this Easter with a Padfield cosmetic pouch, handcrafted by a team of highly skilled leather artisans in the heart of Somerset. We think this would make the ideal accessory to carry all the latest SS21 make-up launches in, plus the brand also offers complimentary monogramming to add a personal touch. 

Superga 2750 Cotu Classic in Cotton Candy, £55


We think we have found the ultimate pair of pastel-hued trainers for SS21. They will take you straight from an afternoon shopping to summer BBQs and are the ultimate accessory for teaming with floral dresses. 

Medeau Origin Eau De Parfum, £85 


Add modern sophistication to your fragrance collection this year with a warm yet fresh fragrance that is invigorating and rich from new British fine fragrance brand Medeau. The first fragrance to launch by this new vegan and non-toxic brand is Origin – a fusion of scents reminiscent of an English meadow. Notes of elderflower, bergamot, rose and green are intertwined with cyclamen, peony, jasmine, calla lily, cedarwood, vetivert and layered with a base of creamy vanilla and soft cashmere.

Cocktail Canaries Postbox Cocktail Pouches, from £24  


Raise a toast to the holiday weekend with Norfolk cocktail brand, Cocktail Canaries collection of specially created postbox cocktail pouches. Enjoy a range of cocktail classics and classics with a twist, such as a Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, or Honeycomb Old Fashioned. Discerning chocolate lovers should opt for the Jaffa Cake Negroni which features London Dry gin, Martini Riserva Rubino, Campari, orange liqueur and chocolate bitters – a delicious alternative to the traditional chocolate egg.

Meri Meri Bunny Basket, £35 


Meri Meri is our favourite brand for affordable, modern, stylish partyware and gifts. This woven straw bunny bag is our top pick for Easter egg hunts in the garden and also looks great as a decorative item in a child’s bedroom.

Brioni Eau De Parfum, £70 available from from March 25th 


Discover your new spring signature scent right here – this truly unique fragrance really stands out, just like a Brioni suit with its perfectly tailored formula, that echoes sophistication and Italian charm. Top notes of pink peppercorn sourced from the Indian Ocean and crisp green apple feature on a heart of violet and a hint of ambroxan, with a base of cedar wood sourced from Virginia, tonka bean and musk.

Biscuiteers Easter Chick Letterbox Biscuit, £9 


Beautifully decorated iced biscuits will always do the trick come Easter Sunday, especially when they come from British biscuit boutique Biscuiteers – who could say no to this chick-themed biscuit?

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom, £33 launching on 2nd April


The wait is over – the new Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom range of lip colours has finally arrived after five years in development. This three-in-one formula delivers high-impact colour with a long-lasting finish, while the high shine formula plumps lips, too. Choose from 20 wearable shades to instantly transform your look.

Joe & Seph’s Chocolate Popcorn Egg, £12


If you love nothing more than chocolate and popcorn then Joe & Seph’s 2021 Easter creation is a winning gift for a loved one. Made with creamy milk chocolate and with Joe & Seph’s award-winning salted caramel popcorn encrusted in the shell, delivering a sweet and salty taste sensation. Plus, each egg features a pack of moreish milk chocolate popcorn bites. 

Elemental Herbology Neroli & Rose Damask Perfect Pair Body Duo, £35 


This best of British brand, which is based on the five elements of traditional Chinese medicine has just launched the perfect pair body duo. Cleanse and moisture your skin with an aromatic blend of neroli and rose damask, which transports you to a calmer space and delivers a serious dose of hydration. 

Estee Lauder Beautiful Magnolia, £72


Tender and delicate magnolia is the perfect springtime fragrance, and for Estee Lauder’s latest addition to its Beautiful fragrance line. Beautiful Magnolia, is a romantic yet feminine fragrance created with both floral and woody notes. Accords of magnolia petals, mate and water lotus open up the fragrance before it soften with light woods and musks.

Crabtree & Evelyn Femme De Force Rose Diffuser, £53.50


We think this would make the perfect centrepiece on your dinner table, come Easter Sunday. Bring the smell of freshly cut roses with a spicy twist indoors thanks to Crabtree & Evelyn.

Away Two-Tone Everywhere Bag in Dusty Rose, £265


Now is the time to start planning your summer vacations, whether it be a staycation in the UK or a trip to the Amalfi Coast. We think this two-tone dusty rose everywhere bag is just the accessory your travel wardrobe is calling out for come the 17th of May when travel restrictions are lifted – and is also perfect for doubling up as gym bag too.

Glossybox 2021 Easter Egg, £20 launching 26th March 


Glossybox’s famous beauty alternative Easter egg is back and this year the egg is better than ever. This metallic speckled egg is packed with an exciting array of beauty goodies, such as Nars Laguna bronzing powder, Laura Mercier rouge essential lipstick, St Tropez self tan express bronzing mousse and applicator mitt, among other favourites. Plus, there are 50 special eggs containing golden tickets inside that will provide 50 lucky winners with a Pandora prize worth £100, as well as £50 to spend on beauty goodies on Lookfantastic.

Benefit They’re Real Magnet Mascara, £24.50 


The Benefit mascara range is a long-time favourite of the team at Arcadia, and now even more so thanks to the introduction of They’re Real Magnet Mascara. This will add extreme length to lashes making them appear 40% longer, while also lifting and creating a fuller lash look that mimics false lashes.