The Style List

This Week’s Style List

Left it until the last minute to buy your Christmas presents? Fear not, help is at hand. Here's 30 clever and covetable gift ideas to shop online, with a little something for everyone.

Illustrations: Melissa Bailey



    From your boyfriend to your dad, APC’s striped Breton knit suits everyone



    These 50/50 colouring pencils mix flawless design with a quirky touch.

  • Cover to cover


    So we might be biased, but a subscription to Stylist is the only gift idea you really need.



    Build a Frankenstein-esque robot from old packaging with this brilliant Makedo kit.



    Who needs a winning hand when you’ve got Hermès’ silver-edged playing cards?



    This lizard-print leather diary brings a touch of luxury to daily life.



    Behold, 30 wearable blush and eyeshadow hues plus mascara.

  • All Lit Up


    Temperley London’s colourful candles are a joy to give – or receive.

  • Dark desires


    Feuilles de Tabac scent contains berries, spices and tobacco, bien sur.



    The vivid, painterly shades of StrangeBeautiful’s nail polishes, in one chic edit.

  • Lush Lips


    Pearly pout or shimmering lips? Mac’s Guilty Passions set does it all.

  • Glad Tidings

    £1.25 each

    Sod the mince pies, Lola’s festive cupcakes are cuter and tastier.

  • Pop star


    Popcorn is the snack du jour, so this retro popcorn maker is a truly on-trend gift.

  • Timeless Tale


    The iconic children’s book, updated with illustrations by David Roberts.



    No gentleman can live without Leonhard Heyden’s immaculate leather holdall.

  • Note Perfect


    Discover the little virtuoso in your family with this retro xylophone.

  • Pressing Matters


    Get back to basics with this rustic apple press. Ideal for homemade cider.

  • Three's a crowd


    Dom Pérignon’s Power Trio champagne set is a perfect gift for bon vivants. Clink.

  • Pack a punch


    An Yves Saint Laurent Arty ring will impress… if you can bear to give it away.

  • Look book


    We’d love anything Chanel, starting with this Little Black Jacket photo book.

  • Sheer Vanity


    Agent Provocateur and Globe Trotter’s exquisite vanity case. Swoon.

  • Cafe culture


    Who knew Le Creuset made cafetieres? Your foodie friend will be full of joy.

  • Snap to it


    Send pics from your phone to this Polaroid printer for instant retro photos.

  • Sugar rush


    Fact: Christmas means a lot of chocolate. Feel better about it by buying organic.

  • Gents Only


    A quintet of Penhaligon’s bracing scents for gents, in one miniature collection.

  • Boxing clever


    A Breaking Bad boxset is top of our list. Don’t expect to see us again until 2013.

  • White Christmas


    Tommy Hilfiger’s red, white and blue ski goggles bring all-American cool to the slopes.

  • Sweetest thing


    Fashionistas will love Anya Hindmarch’s Quality Street inspired keyring.

  • Listen Up


    There’s really only one brand of headphones to buy this year: Beats by Dr Dre.

  • Hot Seat


    Paul Smith and cult cycling label Kashimax have united to create this neon saddle.