It was announced earlier this week that men will spend on average a third more on women then women do on men. (Source). Whether this is due to having more disposable income, or shopping habits meaning they don’t shop around, we’ll let you decide. However, it is clear that some men have as much trouble buying for women, as women do for men.
According to a GQ article, here are the gifts the ladies in your life will love to unwrap this December 25th. (Source).
If the lady in your life loves shoes, then Kitty Pumps by Charlotte Olympia (£365) are elegant and stylish, yet practical. For staying mobile in the British winter weather (or for hitting the piste on a skiing holiday) Sorel Caribou Boots (£240) are comfortable, practical and gorgeous. The Insmoke silk-mix Scarf by Whistles (£85) is a luxurious scarf that is beautiful and practical.
In terms of accessories, you can’t go wrong with Aspinal Cleopatra Clutch Bracelet (£95) which has a range of 9 different designs to choose from; or the Camera Messenger by Cindy Sherman for Louis Vuitton (£2,420) is an expensive, yet highly fashionable update on the classic Louis Vuitton print. Enjoy a retro 1960s vibe with the Edie Parket Bespoke Clutch (£1,140) which comes in a design you choose. A simpler, yet sophisticated bag, the Sophie Hulme Buckled Leather Tote (£775) will brighten up any girl’s wardrobe.
Beauty accessories fill the shelves at Christmas, and it can be daunting, even for the most metrosexual of men. Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille Body Scrub (£37) gives soft skin and the gorgeous aroma of vanilla, shea butter, honey and jojoba oil; the Creme de Corps by Kiehls (£27 – £45) claims to provide soft skin as well as an after-glow. Eau Legere Fragrance by Bottega Venetta (£75) comes highly recommended as a fragrance that can be work day or night.
Alternatively, really treat her and splash out on a Indulgent Relaxation Package at Espa Life (£415) which includes lunch and 3 and a half hours spa treatments.
This list is by no means exhaustive, there are plenty of gifts out there that are perfect for men and women. What will you be getting your wife/girlfriend/partner for Christmas this year? Let us know in the comments.