Gifting from a distance: your essential guide

Recently, we’ve all been missing our family and friends, and celebrations have taken a backseat since we’ve been unable to see them. However, even though you may be far away from loved ones, special occasions don’t have to be put on hold. Whether you’re missing out on a birthday, anniversary or graduation, or you fancy sending them a present just to show you care, we’ve got the lowdown on lockdown gifting.

For an occasion to remember

For a special birthday or anniversary, you can’t go wrong with the elegance of pearls. This bracelet from iconic jewellery brand Thomas Sabo boasts a classic, minimalistic design to suit anyone’s style, and is sure to delight your loved one when they open it up on their special day. The stretch design also means you don’t have to guess their wrist size, making it a winner for almost anyone who deserves something gorgeous in their jewellery collection.

For the lover of luxury

To give your loved one a touch of luxury, this gorgeous Crown Hill matinee purse from Radley fits the bill perfectly. Its versatile design will suit anyone’s taste and will last for years to come, plus it boasts Radley’s signature Scottie logo on the front. Just choose the colour they love best and you have a present they’ll treasure for years!

For the chocoholics

To satisfy their sweet tooth, look no further than the indulgent Hotel Chocolat 100 piece Favourite Chocolate Selector Set, featuring delicious signature chocolates like Mousse au Chocolat and Billionaire Shortbread. Perfect for a family to share, this indulgent selection is ideal for treating your loved ones at home, whether it’s to mark a special birthday or celebrate an anniversary from afar.

For the one who loves to relax

For someone who deserves some TLC, Neom’s duo of scented candles is the perfect choice to help them make their home a sanctuary. Their luxury three-wick design will flood the entire room with gorgeous fragrance and makes a real treat for candle lovers. It’s also a very thoughtful gift for someone who struggles to sleep, as they’re tailored to promote calmness and serenity.

For the fragrance fan
For fragrance lovers, this Floral Street Discovery Set duo is the perfect way to try out the cult perfumery’s library of signature Eau de Parfums. Packaged in a gorgeous floral box, these little bottles are ideal for slipping in a handbag or even in a pocket, so they can carry fabulous fragrance with them wherever they go.

For the make-up guru

Give someone special a real make-up treat with this four-piece collection from iconic brand Illamasqua. Boasting a lipstick, gel eyeliner, contouring gel and primer, they’re formulas that will really impress beauty fans, plus it comes with a chic deluxe cosmetics pouch to keep them in. Ideal as a birthday present, they’ll open up make-up joy on their special day with this set!

For the star baker

Pull out all the stops for your favourite baker with the Mini Stand Mixer from KitchenAid, which will make home baking a breeze. It looks as amazing as it performs and will provide them with years of fun in the kitchen. Of all the presents they’ll open this year, this one will take the biscuit!

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