The ultimate last-minute Christmas gifting guide for the people you (almost) forgot


The ultimate last-minute Christmas gifting guide for the people you (almost) forgot

Luxurious gifts for those very, very good boys and girls

By Shree Vrinda  December 24th, 2019

Attention, shoppers! The herald angels sing, this is what to gift your queen and king this Christmas. Silent nights may be golden, but so are Christmas’ bright gifting prospects. When it comes to presents, our brief is cheerful, classy and plush; fun but not frivolous. So give your credit card a (last) nudge and hand out these heartfelt treasures to your near and dear ones with our ultimate Christmas gifting guide. 

From fine baubles as bright as the Star of Bethlehem to the merriest minaudières we ever did see, perfect the art of holiday gift giving with these luxurious presents.

P.S.: Hey, Santa? Feel free to still slip a Rolex under our tree as well…

These shimmery lippies by Dior Beauty are all your girl squad need to add a touch of sparkle to their holiday celebrations. Prices for Dior’s Lip Glow To The Max start from INR 3,200. You can purchase these numbers at Dior outlets and online here.

Wrap up your dear ones (or yourself) in the care of ancient wisdom with Kama Ayurveda’s intense hydration skincare hampers. Starting at just INR 1211, these make a thrifty and indulgent gift for the women in your family. Available at www.kamaayurveda.com and all Kama Ayurveda stores.

Small accessories like this pair of exquisite brass-y earrings from Gucci is a must-have jewellery item to make sure the lady in your life stands out from the crowd in any party. Find these beauties online. Price on request.

Dress up the Xmas trees with these precious baubles and make other trees green with envy by the help of these dainty Swarovski crystal ornaments that aren't just a sight for sore eyes but also refract light beautifully. Priced at INR 5,990 and available at Swarovski stores across India and online.

Miniature Selections—The Gentleman's Collection: Curated specially for men, this comprehensive grooming collection features high-performance skincare essentials that work wonders. Priced at INR 1,495. The Christmas gift boxes are available at Forest Essentials stores across India and online.

It’s not a bag, it’s a baguette. The lucky girl you gift this to (yourself included) will be the talk of every party holding the gold metallic Fendi Baguette bag (INR 53, 400). It also happens to be the perfect size for party essentials while still being compact and dainty. Available at Fendi boutiques worldwide and on www.fendi.com.

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a kid obsessed with The Mandalorian and the breakout star known as baby Yoda, or a grown-up lifelong fan of the Star Wars universe, there are tons of must-have merch available from the cult-favourite saga at Levi’s. The price range starts at INR 1399 and is available at all Levi’s stores and online.

The Louis Vuitton Pochette in monogram canvas is a special item from its holiday collection with illustrations of the house's mascot Vivienne flying over the skyline of Shanghai in a hot-air balloon—an ideal gift for the chicest jet-setter in your life. Price for the adorable arm-candy is on request, available at Louis Vuitton.

Marilyn Monroe was right, diamonds will always be a girl’s best friend, so gift your mom, grandmom or a beloved aunt these gorgeous diamond and gold drop earrings by Jaipur Gems. Featuring brilliant-cut diamonds and an artful, intricate design, this will literally be the jewel in her Christmas crown. These are priced at INR 90, 525 and available at its stores across India. 

Maybe he'll stop asking to put his wallet and keys in your handbag if he has some stylish storage of his own, and Tommy Hilfiger’s swanky backpack is your best if you want to gift your man some room (only in this case, JK {not}). This accessory is priced at 5,999 and is available online. 

The design of Ritu Kumar’s home collection draws inspiration from the historic royal durbar of the British Raj. White, golden and shades of lilac come together to create a subtle and charming set to gift your loved ones this Christmas. Starting from INR 2700, the collection is available at select Ritu Kumar stores and online at www.ritukumar.com.

Looking for some last minute gifting ideas for the super sporty pals in your life? Nike’s Joyride Dual run shoe is your best bet.
P.S. The vibrant colours don’t hurt either. The shoe is priced at INR 10,995 and is available at Nike stores and online.