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‘Tis the Season: Gift Giving 2018

‘Tis the Season: Gift Giving 2018

Vienna has had its first snow and, in my opinion, it does not get more christmassy than cold weather and snow flakes, right? And Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents. Thus, as this is the season of giving, I’ve compiled my annual gift guide to inspire you. So, without further ado, here’s my gift guide 2018:

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Gifts for the Beauty Lover

Beauty purchases for every beauty lover near and dear.

gift guide

  1. Concord Kit by AESOP: a luxurious trio of care essentials for the beauty lover that travels often.
  2. No 5 Limited Edition by Chanel: for those of us who prefer the finer things in life. I’ve already stocked up on these cute bottles to slip them under my loved ones’ trees.
  3. Jet Lag Mask by Summer Friday: the best hydrating face mask not only for the travellers.
  4. Rose Quartz Facial Roller by Herbivore Botanicals: for the spa experience at home.
  5. Coco Rose Luxe Hydrating Trio by Herbivore Botanicals: spoil someone with these products to nourish and hydrate dry winter skin.
  6. Aromatic Repair & Brighten Hand Cream by Aurelia Probiotic Skincare: I’ve raved about this hand cream here and I guarantee that this hand cream will be a favourite of anyone who receives it.


Gifts for the Best Friend

Make your best friend's heart skip a beat with these lovely gifts.

gift guide

  1. Pink Card Holder by Gucci: the cutest present for the fashion lover in your life.
  2. The Nano Tote by Strathberry: this has to be the prettiest bag of the season. It’s beautifully made and is available in a wide array of colours.
  3. Forêt D’Or by Goutal Paris: you can never go wrong with a scented candle, especially if it smells like Christmas. This particular candle is a favourite of mine and all those who have received one. It’s the BEST, believe me!
  4. Silk Sleep Mask by Slip: for the hardworking friend.
  5. Metallic Textured-Leather Notebook by Smythson: it fits in even the tiniest bag and is the best present for those who want to keep track of thoughts on the go.
  6. Bone China Paper Cups by Tiffany & Co: inspired by the Tiffany & Co paper cups, this set will make your friend’s heart skip a beat.


Gifts for the Foodie

Make this holiday season even more delicious with these wonderful presents.

gift guide

  1. Toughened Non-Stick Crepe Pan by Le Creuset: the perfect versatile kitchen gift for any amateur chef.
  2. Potato Crisps by San Nicasio: there are no better crisps than these. Gift these to every single person on your list. They will love you.
  3. 24 Days of Rum Advent Calendar by 1423: what about exchanging gifts at the beginning of December? That’s a turn-up for the books, believe me, because Christmas is all about love – and rum.
  4. Black Sun Tea by Postcard Teas: this is the best black tea you can gift. Any tea lover will be forever thankful.
  5. Gina Smart Coffee Brewer by Goat Story: a very special coffee instrument for any coffee lover.
  6. Goa Cutlery by Cutipol: for the foodie and design lover.


Happy shopping!

And should you still need some inspiration, here are my gift ideas from last year.

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