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My Theresa really has the most phenomenal designers for children, some of my classical favourites are Bonpoint, Tartine et Chocolate and Il Gufo. Zimmermann kids is also another favourite with them often having mini me dresses and swimwear, and Chloe Kids and Strella McCartney kids also have amazing lines which often have a cross over to the adults collections…and then of course they have Gucci.

 

Bonpoint – I often think of Bonpoint as being heirloom pieces, many of the items I bought for Soleil I wrapped up in case of a second child and Winter wears them now. I particularly love their smocking and you will have seen the girls in these duchess dresses which is a style they make year after year in different liberty print fabric. you will have also seen the girls in these Bonpoint pink coats – so many of you message me about these, they are DIVINE, they are so well tailored and look so chic! Another big favourite in our house is the pink faux fur teddy and I also love the leopard version. Lastly I cannot no mention this little red velvet dress which Winter is absolutely in love with!

 

 

Tartine et Chocolate – this is another amazing classic brand that we love. My Theresa have done an incredible buy and have all my favourite pieces. The ultimate dress (which does come with a hefty price tag) is the tulle polka dress as you saw on my insta – its also comes in a short sleeves version. This dress is literally fit for a princess. I am also a big fan of their little gingham dress and the yellow is so pretty too!

 

 

Chloe Kids – I have always been a fan of Chloe for children, its has a slightly more modern feel and I love the mini me pieces. this year they have focused agin on the signature horse print and I am loving the navy faux fur Gillet. You have probably noticed that Soleil never takes off these gold Chloe shoes, she tells me they are the most comfortable things ever and they are practically the only shoes she wears!! I did also invest in the navy Chloe boots for her this season as she gets so much ware out of the shoes and she also LOVES these. Both the girls have the peach dress that were gifted to them and I have to say they are so so so pretty.

 

 

 

IL Gufo is an Italian brand that I love with lots of heritage. I love their coats – you will have seen the girls in their leopard ones and they also do the cutest little bunny dresses and I was also sent  this amazing navy velvet dress with white collar for the girls – I think this is a particularly beautiful one for Christmas.

 

 

Stella McCartney Kids – is one of my all times favourites. I used these days of the week bodies on both my girls when they were babies and love the fact they are organic cotton. This year Winter LOVES the polka dot items and has been running around in this tutu skirt and jumper and I even had to get her the rain coat as its the same print (and I can NEVER get her in a rain coat!) The little bunny rompers just melt my heart as again both the girls had them.

 

 

Gucci Kids is also super cute and again I like the buy that My Theresa has. they have lots of little Gucci tees which are so cute, I especially love this cat one which comes in pink too and also little sweaters, love this toadstool one. They also have som more classical pieces like this sky clue cardigan and the harlequin skirt.

 

 

Zimmermann – is literally my favourite for the summer months, I love how they use the same fabric for mini me dresses and they are just so pretty with the softest cotton and kids love them. the girls both have this swimming costume (possibly size up if you are new to Zimmermann kids swimwear) and the rash vest is also the pretties ones I have seen, I often find they can bee a bit garish. Its hard for me to choose my favourite dresses but I love this tiered floral one and also all the ones I have compiled below.

 

 

 

 

 

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I  absolutely love Christmas and I LOVE giving gifts, I spend a lot of time trying to find the perfect gift for my friends and family, and I know it sounds corny but I really do like giving gifts more than receiving them!  NET-A-PORTER is always one of my favourite go to destinations to purchase not only fashion, but beauty and gifts, as they really have it all, the selection is incredible, they have brads that you often can’t find elsewhere, and I believe you can find an impeccable gift on NET-A-PORTER for every woman,  regardless of budget! I have complied a guide of things I love, own, are on my Wishlist or I will be buying for my loved ones. I don’t even need to mention that if you are in London there is same day delivery (if the rest of the UK its next day delivery), and as always the packaging is always amazing and so chic!

 

UNDER £25 

It is perfectly possible to get a gorgeous gift for under £25 and that is no exception , my personal favourites are the clear make up case, which is super stylish plus perfect for travelling and I always love to be able to see where everything is ! I also love this red lipstick by CODE8 – my favourite shade of orangey red. This Tulipe by Byredo hand sanitiser is the chicest hand sanitiser you will find, not to mention the best smelling (its in my handbag!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £60

Another few of my favourites here, I sleep EVERY day with my Slip Silk sleep mask, and not a day goes by when I dont use my Charlotte Tillbury highlighter and bronzer. This years Diptyque Christmas candles are amazing and I love the artwork by Olaf Hajek, such a perfect gift.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £100

I have these Johnstones of Elgin cashmere “gloves” I actually love that they are fingerless as I can get stuff done!! and they are super warm and cosy. This Sophie Billie Brahe jewellery box is so exquisite and on my wish list, I love the vintage feel and the velvet. Doson by Diptique is one of my favourite scent so this one definitely makes the list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £250

Again so many things I love. This Prada headband is just amazing, I wear mine all the time and personally think it is well worth the extra splurge for the designer version. Am loving these initial mini earrings. This Cami NYC is a staple in my wardrobe and they are the perfect piece that will be loved and worn year after year. The Feu De Bois candle by Diptyique is my personal favourite, it can smell very smokey when you smell it in the box, but it burns beautifully and reminds me or warm winter evenings. Lastly as old fashioned as I am I LOVE a paper diary, I use it for my daily lists and this Smythson gold one is the one I have used this year – I love the gold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £500

Silk Pjs are always the ultimate luxury gift, I love these Olivia Von Halle ones. The sleeper are more of an outfit but LOVE them, you saw me in the black earlier this year (I wear them for dinner). Tata Harper skincare is just so amazing, I love that all their products are natural and organic and they actually DO WORK! I am seriously considering one of the LED light masks, hailed as THE miracle products by skin experts this is definitely on my wish list this Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER £1000

I have a silk kimono dressing gown that is 15 years old from when I lived in Japan, so this Olivia Von Halle dressing gown would be the perfect forever gift. All the shoes I have linked below are incredible, shoes are such a great gift (who doesn’t love shoes?) a great shoe to gift is one that will be worn and timeless – its hard  for me to pick a favourite but I love the Aquazurra and the Jimmy Choos. This Saint Laurent bag is the ultimate evening bag that will be used forever, another timeless classic piece. I just bought this Martin Martin blazer and even though it just creeps over the £1000 mark I included it as its such an amazing piec, each piece is made by hand in Paris – its also definitely a brand to watch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

£1000 plus – the forever pieces

The big gift, I always think jewellery is the perfect gift, you will own it forever and be able to pass it down to your children, and something you can wear all the time. I have linked a few pieces of jewellery that I love, I LOVE Fernando George and this pink ring is so pretty. I am obsessed with this Piaget sunlight necklace, rose gold, diamonds and Opal – whats not to love! Lastly my MaxMara teddy is one of my favourite things, super light and cosy I just love putting it on on these cold winter days and I think it is a total forever piece.

LASTLY  – the FANTASY gift! I know this is not realistic for 99.9999% of the population, and is definitely WAAAAY out of my league but this jewellery box from Jessica Mccormack is just insanely gorgeous. Inspired by the whimsical tales of Alice in Wonderland and The Secret Garden, this one-of-a-kind box features two velvet-lined trays sectioned into compartments and embroidered with flora and fauna – every bead, thread and metallic yarn has been hand-stitched by artisans at Hand & Lock. PLUS – it is full to the brim of jewellery, all her signature pieces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When it comes to shopping in London, I absolutely love Selfridges. Everything’s under one roof — It’s where I get my clothing, lots of my beauty essentials, several of my favorites for the kitchen, and my Nespresso coffee which I love! They have the most phenomenal selection and the “buy” is amazing – so no wonder it’s one of my top spots for shopping.

 

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WHAT ARE MY TOP PICKS?

Selfridges really does have all the best designers in store, so it can be hard to know where to start. for me when I am shopping the Selfridges, or any sale for that matter sale, I generally have the rule that I only buy pieces that I love and would have paid full price for if money is no object. I tend to buy wardrobe staples, the ones you can’t necessarily afford day to day, but you know you will wear and wear again. Sale shopping is all about investing right?

MAX MARA

First up I want to talk about Max Mara, which is a brand I always love to invest it;  their coats and knits are my favourites, not only are they timeless so they just last and last,  but they are so beautifully made, making the brand is the ultimate investment. I have the Max Mara Camel Teddy and the black — both my go-tos in the winter months. This year the red is a real standout.

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OTHER COATS/ BLAZERS

Quality winter coats are always a good buy during Selfridge’s Christmas comes early sale. In addition to Max Mara, Stand has a really beautiful selection at a great price point for the quality and I also included some gorgeous tailored blazers. Mcqueen, Khaite ,and Balmain are all great investments. CODE – SELFCCE

 

KNITWEAR

My favourite Zimmerman Bow Jumper is included in the sale along with some divine cardigans and jumpers linked below. REMEMBER TO USE CODE – SELFCCE

 

DRESSES

Holiday season calls for great dresses — Selfridges sale has loads of my favourites. This one-shoulder Halpern dress is my top pick. Rixo and Self Portrait each have a sparkley standouts. I linked several beautiful Needle and Thread gowns. This V-neck Ghost dress would be lovely for a holiday party, and Never Fully Dressed really makes some gorgeous midis that are under 100. USE CODE – SELFCCE

 

 

ZIMMERMAN

Zimmerman is always winner. They have some of my absolute favorite dresses season after season, in addition to this skirt that’s on my favourites from the sale list. USE CODE – SELFCCE

 

 

SHOES

Shoes are a really good one to invest in in the sale. It’s something that you’ll wear again and again. I try to invest in simple styles and focus on longevity. USE CODE – SELFCCE

 

 

ACCESSORIES (BELTS/ BAGS/ HAIR/ SUNGLASSES)

My Prada headbands rarely go on sale – I love the blue and the pink is lovely. My Celine sunglasses are selling out super fast, but these are another absolute favorite that rarely go on sale. USE CODE – SELFCCE


 

PYJAMAS

Olivia Von Halle has the most divine sets of pyjamas. This silk short set is my favorite from the Selfridges sale. USE CODE – SELFCCE


 

OTHER FAVOURITES

If you want quality gorgeous swimwear, Hunza G is really well-fitting. This pair of denim is my go-to, and I love this jumpsuit for a fun holiday or evening look. USE CODE – SELFCCE

 

HOME SELECTION 

 

 

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AD – paid in partnership with Selfridges, but all words and opinions are my own

 

 

 

 

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