Guaranteed to bring smiles all round come the 25th, these indulgent gifts should be on every luxury-lover's Christmas list...

{For your student daughter/niece}

Few wouldn’t be delighted by the pint-sized (super-powdered!) T3 Haircare {Micro Featherweight Compact Folding Dryer} – perfect for small student digs where storage is in short supply. It’s super lightweight and can be folded to fit neatly into suitcases or desk drawers. Plus there’s some chin-strokingly impressive technology in there too – in the form of water-repelling negative ions which accelerate the drying time, transforming locks from damp to salon-worthy in just seven minutes (ideal when they’re running late for lectures).  

{For time-strapped gentlefolk}

Any party-lovers, jet-setters (or even new-dads for whom sleep is scarce) will love this hardworking {24/7 Kit} from skin care phenomenon {Allies of Skin}. There are two supercharged masks for day and night designed to respectively protect and repair the skin from stress, pollution, cigarette smoke and alcohol – as well as a toning mist to revive a parched complexion the morning-after-the-night-before. The response to this range when it launched has been unprecedented – our own CEO Alexia describes it as 'a godsend for busy people who don't want to spend ages layering products onto their face in order to achieve good skin.' 

{For your house-proud BFF}

Know someone who hoards copies of ELLE Décor and knows the Farrow & Ball colour catalogue inside out? Then they will adore the elegant {Trianon} candle from {Cire Trudon} – the perfect finishing touch to any elegant living space. The gorgeous floral scent is modelled on the gardens of Trianon once inhabited by Marie Antoinette (who was also partial to a Cire Trudon candle herself – yes, the company have been going for that long!). Phenomenally scented without even being lit, this swiftly fills your home its uplifting floral fumes – ideal for lazy, cosy afternoons curled on the sofa.

{For your jet-setting auntie}

Know someone who can often be found languishing by the pool in the manner of Eartha Kitt, martini in hand? Gift them the {Gold Facial Duo} – a power couple from the über-luxe Hungarian skin care brand {Omorovicza}. Presented in a beautiful box, this unites Gold Night Drops (30ml) with Gold Eye Lift (15ml), which work to reverse the cell-damaging effects of too much sunshine (think dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles ...). It’s all down to the super potent gold ferment and the mineral-rich Hungarian healing waters – encapsulated in a special Hydro Mineral Transference system so the ingredients are readily absorbed to work their magic. 

{For your discerning dad}

Don't fob him off with a bottle of Old Spice (it won't wash). Instead, indulge ton pére with a fragrance befitting a man of his ultra-suave stature. Annick Goutal's distinguished {Eau d'Hadrien Eau de Toilette Spray for Men} has a 'clean' timelessness; the crisp, fruity blend of Sicilian lemon, grapefruit and bergamot is the perfect olfactory accompaniment to cashmere knits and 'geek chic' glasses (and it's ideal for stealing (sorry pa!)). Or, the Team CB consensus is that Penhaligon's {Endymion Eau Concentré} smells like 'expensive man' – guaranteed to please a dapper daddy.

{For your globe-trotting sister}

Whether she spends her time in board meetings or waiting in Business Class – {Charlotte Tilbury's} {The Sophisticate Collection} is a stunning gift for any girl who needs to look immaculate in transit. You really can’t go wrong with Ms. Tilbury’s ‘capsule cosmetic wardrobe’ for eyes, lips and cheeks, all housed in her signature ‘kiss print’ make up bag. The product shades are designed to channel a Park Avenue princess – we love the delectable taupe and chocolate eye quad – not to mention the two-toned Cheek To Chic blusher in 'Sex on Fire' (ahem!). 

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