25 Must-Have Buys That You Need to Add to Your Shopping Cart This Winter 

Whether you’re seeking a unique and personalised gift for a close friend, a luxurious item for a significant other, or a delightful surprise for a family member, our winter gift guide offers inspiration and suggestions to make the gift-giving process more enjoyable and stress-free. From cosy home accessories and beauty gadgets to festive tipples and toys. Scroll down to discover our 25 must-have buys…

On The Table British Cheese and Fancy Fizz Gift Box, £85


On The Table’s British Cheese and Fancy Fizz Gift Box is a gourmet delight that pairs two of our beloved indulgences; British cheese and sparkling wine. This carefully curated gift box brings together the best of British artisanal cheese and Amie’s Sparkling Cremant De Limoux (our wine brand of choice right now) to create a memorable celebration box. To complement the cheese, the gift box includes Mor Poppy Seed crackers, Single Variety Fire Flame Jam and Harth Ginger or Sea Salt Chocolate. It’s the perfect gift for those who appreciate the finer things in life, offering a delightful fusion of flavours that will transport your taste buds on a journey through the rich culinary heritage of Britain and beyond. 

Dreamland Hygge Days Luxury Faux Fur Warming Throw, £129.99


The Dreamland Hygge Days Luxury Faux Fur Warming Throw is the epitome of indulgent comfort and luxury. This sumptuous throw blanket not only adds a touch of Scandinavian style to any living space but also invites you to experience the ultimate in relaxation this winter. Crafted with precision and care, the faux fur material emulates the softness and warmth of genuine fur, resulting in a sensory delight. The integrated heating element, discreetly positioned within the blanket, allows you to customise your warmth level, creating a cocoon of comfort during on chilly days on the sofa. Whether draped over a sofa, bed, or nestled around you as you unwind with a good book, the Dreamland Hygge Days Luxury Faux Fur Warming Throw transforms any space into a haven of relaxation and indulgence, making it a must-have for those seeking the pinnacle of comfort and style.

Jo Loves Amber, Lime & Bergamot, £115


When you’re on the hunt for a failsafe beauty gift that’s guaranteed to impress, you can’t go wrong with a fragrance by Jo Loves. Especially the new Amber, Lime & Bergamot perfume launch, that combines the rich warmth of amber with the zesty freshness of lime and the citrusy brightness of bergamot, resulting in a scent that is both invigorating and comforting. The amber adds depth and sensuality, while the lime and bergamot bring a lively and uplifting quality, making it a versatile fragrance suitable for any occasion – a captivating addition to the Jo Loves luxury fragrance collection, promising to transport wearers to a world of elegance and sophistication, making it a must-have for fragrance enthusiasts and those seeking a unique, alluring scent experience.

Lululemon Men’s Wunder Puff Vest, £228 


When it comes to shopping for men’s outerwear this winter, look no further than Lululemon. The brand redefines comfort and style, seamlessly blending high-performance functionality with contemporary design. From insulated jackets that brave the coldest temperatures to versatile layering pieces engineered for optimal warmth without sacrificing breathability, Lululemon’s winter collection for men is a testament to the brand’s commitment to quality. Our top pick has to be this seriously warm Wunder Puff Vest in Lululemon’s signature SoftMatte fabric, which is a best-seller for a very good reason! Its fully insulated with 600-fill-power down, water-resistant and windproof properties make it an ideal layering piece whatever the British weather, whether worn over a jumper for easy weekend style or underneath a jacket for added insulation.

Dr. David Jack Daily Skin Trio, £228


Do you feel lost when it comes to mastering the right skincare routine? Are you perplexed by what ingredients you should be using, when and how? Well, fear not! Let us introduce you to the genius that is Dr. David Jack’s Daily Skin Trio, a 3-step capsule collection that has been designed to take any confusion away when it comes to skincare and – most importantly – simplify your routine. After all, who has time for a multitude of skincare steps? Consisting of three essential products: Good Morning, All Day Long and Good Night, each is designed for daily use and provides you with the very latest in skincare technology, for protected and healthy skin in just three simple steps. Featuring a powerhouse of ingredients known for their rejuvenating and protective properties, such as SPF50, Vitamin A and a range of potent antioxidants, this skincare regimen offers a comprehensive solution for individuals seeking a straightforward yet highly effective approach to daily skincare. What’s more, it suits all skin types. Result.

The Light Salon Boost LED Face Mask, £395 


This Christmas, give the gift of both beauty and wellness with the award-winning portable Boost LED Face Mask by The Light Salon. A revolutionary approach to skincare, blending cutting-edge technology with a luxurious and relaxing self-care experience. This innovative device harnesses the power of LED light therapy to rejuvenate and proven to trigger cellular renewal, transforming the complexion. Designed with precision and comfort in mind, the Boost LED Face Mask uses a combination of red 633nm and near infrared 830nm wavelengths, known for their ability to stimulate collagen production, promote cellular repair and brighten the skin. The sleek and ergonomic design ensures a comfortable fit, allowing you to enjoy salon-quality results from the comfort of your home. 

Parfums De Marly Althair Eau De Parfum, £230


Embark on a sensory journey this winter with the latest Parfums de Marly Althair Eau De Parfum. This aromatic fragrance captures the essence of a warming glass of whisky after a cold winter’s walk. Velvety bourbon vanilla sits at the heart of this fragrance while top notes of zesty citrus, and spicy cinnamon give it an unexpected twist, on a base of crisp fresh musk and guaiac woods. A sublime gift for fragrance enthusiasts, Althair evokes sophistication and allure, making it the perfect statement scent.

Russell & Atwell Dark Monty Triple Pack 3 Month Gift Subscription, £54 


Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without indulging in chocolate. Fact. Why not gift a friend or loved month a 3-month dark chocolate gift subscription from artisan chocolate brand Russell & Atwell?  Elevate taste experiences with monthly deliveries of fresh handcrafted chocolates, each a masterpiece of flavours. Meticulously curated rich, creamy and indulgent flavours, this subscription is a delightful journey into the world of premium cocoa creations, making it an ideal and sophisticated gift for chocolate connoisseurs.
Other favourites from the brand are the Dirty Blond and Champagne truffles, which have just launched and have already caused a taste sensation after selling out almost immediately after going on sale…our advice! Get on the waiting list pronto. 

Bluey Bluey’s Beach Cabin, £39.99 available from Smyths Toys


From the hit pre-school TV series, Bluey’s Beach Cabin set brings the beloved Bluey characters and their adventures to life in an imaginative play setting. This colourful set has been designed to capture the essence of the animated series, offering children a chance to recreate scenes from the popular show or invent their own seaside adventures. The set includes the iconic character Bluey, a range of accessories like a surfboard, sand castle, BBQ, swim floatie, as well as a beach-themed stickers for customising.

Neurita Tequila Marg O’Clock Tequila Set, £59.99 


The Neurita Tequila Gift Set, aptly named the “Marg O’Clock Tequila Set,” is a premium tequila offering that promises to elevate your tequila experience to new heights. This set includes your choice of two 70cl bottles of Tequila Citrus and Tequila Rosa, each bottle is infused with natural fruit extracts, providing a unique and refreshing twist to traditional tequila. The infusion of natural fruit extracts adds a juicy burst of flavour, making it perfect for crafting margaritas that are lower in sugar, so you can ditch the sugary orange liqueur. Whether you’re treating yourself or gifting it to a tequila connoisseur, this gift set is a must-have for those who enjoy sipping on a beautifully crafted cocktail. Picante lovers rejoice! The brand has just launched a chilli infused bottle just in time for Christmas.

NEST Festive Collection, from £16 at Cult Beauty


Nothing says comforting winter evenings quite like a winter candle and NEST’s festive collection transports you to a cosy haven of warmth and tranquillity, capturing the essence of the season in a single flame. With scents reminiscent of freshly cut Christmas trees, fallen snow, smoky embers and the rich aroma of festive spices, NEST winter candles create an inviting ambiance that transforms any space into a sanctuary of comfort. Available in three Christmassy scents; classic Winter, Birchwood Pine and Crystalized ginger & vanilla bean. Whether you’re nestled indoors by the fireplace or hosting festive gatherings, NEST transforms a room, casting a gentle glow and filling the air with the nostalgic and comforting scents of the season.

Revitalash Ultimate Obsession Set for Lashes, £129


Elevate lash and brow care with the RevitaLash Ultimate Obsession Set. This curated set boasts the renowned scientifically advanced RevitaLash brow and lash serums and a defining eyeliner which is beautifully presented inside a chic black velvet clutch bag that is perfect for the festive season and beyond – as let’s face it you can never have too many clutch bags in your life. Give the gift of mesmerising eyes with this ultimate lash kit, delivering longer, fuller lashes and brows without the need for lash extensions. 

Bibbi The Other Room Eau De Parfum, £225 at Liberty


Have a loved one who always likes to be ahead of the fragrance trends? For those who like niche and unconventional fragrances, Bibbi’s new range of unisex perfumes never disappoint. The latest fragrance brand to launch inside the acclaimed Liberty Beauty Hall. Co-founded by Swedish-born creative designer Stina Bibbi Seger and her husband, Jan Vilhelm Ahlgren, BIBBI Parfum features Seger’s subconscious journey in blue with all scents inspired by Seger’s ancient meditation practices to tell mesmerising stories and encounters of another dimension. The brand is launching with eight head-turning fragrances: The Other Room (our top pick) a rather seductive blend of carnation, patchouli, saffron, and vetiver-containing scent, as well as Radio Child, Pistachio Game, Iris Wallpaper, Soap Club, Boy of June, Santal Beauty and Swimming Pool.

Philip Kingsley Mega Volume Body Building Collection, £38


Suffering from flat hair? Then let us introduce you to Philip Kingsley’s Mega Volume Christmas hair set! Packed with all the body-building essentials you need to achieve dramatic volume such as the cult hero Elasticizer, Body Building Weightless Shampoo & Conditioning duo, and Maximizer Strand Plumping Cream that transforms flat hair to look naturally fuller, so you can ditch the Velcro rollers for good. 

Jaguar Era Reloaded, £49 available from December


British fragrance brand Jaguar never fails to impress us with its range of unique men’s fragrances and it comes as no surprise that the latest launch Era Reloaded is one to get excited about. We love the way it transports you on an electric and vibrant adventure with a carefree spirit in the air. Featuring Sicilian lemon and zesty Brazilian orange top notes, mixed with nutmeg, peppermint and pineapple a woody base of cedarwood, amber and tonka bean. 

Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Non-Vintage Champagne, £52 at Amazon


When it comes to indulging in the finest French Champagne, look no further than Perrier-Jouët, this prestigious champagne is an exquisite embodiment of French craftsmanship and the art of champagne-making. Renowned for its elegance and finesse, this non-vintage cuvée is a testament to the legacy of the Perrier-Jouët house. With a harmonious balance of floral, fruity, and buttery notes, resulting in a champagne that is both lively and refined, that dances on the palate. Whether celebrating a special occasion or to enjoy over the festive season, Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut offers a sensory journey that captures the essence of celebration and the spirit of the French champagne tradition.

Ladurée’s Limited Edition Christmas Collection, from £26.50 at Ladurée stores and online


Ladurée’s limited edition Christmas collection of macarons are a delightful and festive treat that captures the essence of the holiday season in each delicate, pastel-coloured bite. These macarons are not just delectable, but they also boast a beautifully designed packaging that exudes the spirit of Christmas – a delightful way to add a touch of sweetness to the festive season and the perfect dinner party gift. Available in Boxes of 8, 12, 18, 40 and a supersized box of 42 macarons.

REN Moroccan Rose Uplifting Body Duo, £62


If you are anything like us and adore the enchanting aroma of REN’s Moroccan Rose body products, then you are going to love the Moroccan Rose Uplifting Body Duo festive gift set. The set includes two rose-infused bestsellers; a velvety body wash and a deeply nourishing body lotion, both infused with the uplifting essence of Moroccan Rose, which makes for an indulgent holiday gift for yourself or a loved one. 

Cookeez Makery Baked Treatz Oven Playset, £39.99 at Smyths Toys


Let us introduce you to the ultimate gift for primary school children…The Cookeez Makery Baked Treatz Oven Playset that introduces children to the joy of baking in a playful and interactive way. This creative playset allows little ones to become mini pastry chefs, providing them with all the tools, recipe card and ingredients they need to whip up their delicious treats, but instead of baked cookies a soft plushie toy is revealed as they open the door to a warm sweet-smelling interactive plush animal in the shape of a yummy-smelling baked treat – what’s not to love?

Dunnet Bay Distillers Rock Rose Gin Winter Edition, £39 


The Dunnet Bay Distillers Rock Rose Gin Winter Edition is a luxurious and well-crafted gin that captures the essence of the Scottish Highlands during winter – think brisk cold walks with the fresh smell of pine in the air, warm open fires and cosy nights in. Dunnet Bay Distillers are renowned for exceptional quality botanical blends and this winter edition is no exception – featuring notes of spruce tips, that are foraged in December every year. This limited-edition bottle is an ideal gift for gin enthusiasts and lovers of premium spirits, offering a taste of the Scottish wilderness and a journey through the flavours of winter in the Highlands. It’s a testament to the art of gin-making and a perfect way to savour the spirit of the festive season in every sip.

Heath Repair Serum, £16 at John Bell & Croyden


Renowned British grooming brand, Heath is our go-to for gift buying. Featuring a cocktail of high-quality ingredients and a keen understanding of men’s grooming essentials, the range includes everything from invigorating shampoos and nourishing beard oils to precision-engineered razors and anti-ageing skincare solutions. Our top pick from the range includes the Repair Serum, which delivers a concentrated boost of nourishment – Its lightweight and fast-absorbing formula penetrates deeply, promoting cellular renewal and collagen production for a firmer, more radiant complexion.

14 Day Mani Merlot Moments, £36 


Red wine season is officially here, and our go-to nail brand 14 Day Mani has the perfect red wine-themed kit. Expect salon quality results for up to three weeks in lightning-fast speed (30 seconds under LED and two minutes drying time to be precise) This wine-inspired set includes a vampy burgundy shade, shimmery red, classic French red, and a Pinot-plum inspired purple.

Duck & Dry Haircare Collection for Thick Hair, £50


Our go-to London blow dry destination has made it even easier for us to achieve Duck & Dry glossy locks at home now with the full range now available to shop online at Harvey Nichols. Our top pick from the collection is the Duck & Dry Haircare Collection gift set for thick hair, which makes a perfect winter gift. Tailored for luscious locks, this collection includes a nourishing shampoo, a hydrating conditioner, and a pre-heat-prep hair primer spray. Pamper a loved one with the ultimate thick hair routine, which not only results in seriously glossy hair, but the packaging is seriously Instagrammable too.

Disney’s Wish Valentino Plush, £13.49 at Amazon


Valentino the adorable goat from Disney’s new animated movie Wish is perfect for Disney enthusiasts young and old. This soft toy captures the essence of the character with meticulous attention to detail, from Valentino’s distinctive features to Its quality craftsmanship and endearing appeal make it not just a toy but a cherished piece that adds a touch of Disney magic to any fan’s collection or playtime adventures.

Jabadabado Hairdresser Belt, £26 at Kidly


The Jabadabado Hairdresser Belt is a delightful gift for a child who enjoys imaginative play designed to ignite the creativity of budding hairstylists. Crafted in child-friendly materials in a dusty pink and neutral colour palette, this playful belt transforms any playtime into a salon adventure. The set includes a range of tools including scissors, hairdryer, comb, clips, straighteners and hair spray that slot nicely into the belr, providing young minds with the tools they need to bring their hairstyling dreams to life. Whether aspiring to be the next top stylist or simply engaging in imaginative play, this accessory promises hours of entertainment, laughter, and the joy of role play for little ones.

Yolaine Paris The Mousses de Rouge Palette, £174


Elevate your gifting game with Yolaine Paris’s festive beauty boxes – curated for a chic Christmas, these luxurious sets blend elegance and indulgence. Our top pick is the Mousses de Rouge Palette, which includes six shades of Yolaine’s renowned product, the Mousses de Rouge lip colours in elegantly adorned packaging, along with a double-ended lip brush for precision application. Unwrap the joy of sophistication and French chicness, making Yolaine Paris the epitome of refined gifting this festive season.