It’s officially December, brides! The season of Christmas gift guides, sequin jumpsuits and fancy tree-adorning is finally upon us! And, to go with it, we’ve pulled together a Team Hen gift guide that’ll knock your cosy slipper booties off in a second!
It’s that time of year again (the month where we spend copies amounts of time scrolling for the perfect gift, hours untangling the Christmas tree lights (every single year) and days panicking over the pickier people on the gift list. Luckily for you, if its your last Christmas as a miss or you’re a stressed fiancé struggling to find the ideal gift, our carefully curated Christmas gift guide is not only tailored to the bride-to-be, but bursting with fabulously festive and stylish items that’ll gain the gift giver (even if it is you to...well, you bride - no judgement here) some serious brownie points come the 25th December!
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#1 Last Christmas As A Miss
Kicking off the festive gift guide list in style is, of course, our Last Christmas As A Miss Bauble. With a glittering gift hiding inside (choose between our beaded earrings, faux pearl earrings or bracelet) this is the decoration every bride-to-be wants to see hanging from her tree this 2023.
#2 retrofete Eclipse Pearl Bag at The Afterwhite
Meet the bag that will look good for everything from the hen party to the aisle to the honeymoon (and beyond). Handmade, this incredible Eclipse Pearl Bag by retrofete (available at The Afterwhite) not only flaunts a cool silhouette but will sparkle with every move you make!
#3 Bride To Be Christmas Cracker - Engagement Gloves
Regardless of whether it’s your first Christmas newly-engaged or your last Christmas as a miss, every bride will want our Bride To Be Christmas Cracker waiting for her at the dinner table! And, waiting inside? Our coveted Engagement Ring Gloves with black printed diamond on the left ring finger!
#4 BMAXIMA Crossbody Bag Blush Multi by Steve Madden
It’s the hen party-ready bag you’ve been waiting for: Steve Madden’s BMAXIMA Crossbody Bag in Blush Multi (its also available in four other colours, FYI). Ideal for pairing with your carefully selected hen party threads, it’ll take you from hen party activity to evening - no problem!
#5 Merry and Bright Christmas Dinner Candles
Meet the cutest stocking filler! Not only will she love finding these beauties waiting for her under the tree, but she’ll love getting them out each year with the rest of the decorations, especially if she loves styling up the dinner table! Meet our Merry and Bright Christmas Dinner Candles.
#6 Duck & Dry Blow Dry Experience
With multiple locations across London, why not treat the bride-to-be to a Duck & Dry Blow Dry + Prosecco Gift Card? Offering up a blow dry of her choice (there’s eight options to choose from on their signature menu) with a glass off Prosecco in tow, it makes for a lovely, indulgent new year treat!
P.S. Did you know that Duck & Dry also offers private hire for hen parties? Definitely worth checking out too!
#7 Bride Pom Pom Beanie
It’s the beanie every bride wants to have in her winter wardrobe: our Bride Pom Pom Hat. Super soft and cosy with a gorgeous faux fur pom-pom on top, it’s ideal for everything from snowy walks, to winter hens and skiing honeymoons!
#8 Pretty You London Dolly Slippers
Landing at number eight on our Christmas gift guide for brides, are these truly sumptuous Dolly Slippers in White by Pretty You London! Featuring some truly fabulous oversized faux fur pom poms, the bride will want to wear these every chance she gets (from the festive season right up until the morning of her big day)!
#9 Bride To Be Christmas Cracker - Filled
Trust us when we say that your bride will instantly fall in love with our gorgeous gold foiled, filled Bride To Be Christmas Cracker. With some truly thoughtful gift ideas on offer to hide inside (choose from our crystal bracelet, satin sleep mask, faux pearl hair slide and beaded earrings) it’s the perfect way to celebrate her engaged status.
#10 SHRIMPS Mini Antonia Bag in Blue
Why not gift her her ‘something blue’ this festive season with SHRIMPS’ delightful Mini Antonia Bag in Blue? Crafted from blue geometric beads with the label’s signature ‘Faces’ gold lining hiding within, it’s a real showstopper!
#11 Beautiful Bride Pink Luxury Candle
Available in Bridesmaid and Maid of Honour too, you know you’re onto a winner when you spy our dreamy Pink Luxury Candles! And, what’s better than cosying up inside on a dark evening with a beautiful candle to light? Featuring a Sparkling Rosé and Pomelo scent with notes of pink fizz, sweet grapefruit, Brazilian orange and pink pomelo (all enlivened with hints of vanilla and fresh, juicy watermelon) this hand-poured candle is definitely something she’ll love finding at the bottom of her Christmas stocking.
#12 Chosen By KYHA’S Party Edit
We think we’ve found the dreamiest of hen party outfits in the form of Chosen by KYHA’s luxe Dali Tee and Hunter Skirt. Arriving as part of the Australian designer’s new Party Edit and available in both bright ivory and ice blue, it’s a truly unforgettable ensemble and, therefore, perfect for the hen!
#13 Last Christmas As A Miss Luxury Bath Soak
Inspire her to take a break from the wedding planning by gifting your bride our Last Christmas As A Miss Luxury Bath Soak. Crafted from a mix of the finest Himalayan Pink Salt, Epsom Salt, Dried Rose Petals and Lavender, not only does it smell divine, it’ll help soften skin and sooth aching muscles.
#14 LEPELCLUB’S Pearl Glass Coupe - Clear
For the bride who adores pearls or champagne (or both), LEPELCLUB’s iconic Pearl Glass Coupe - Clear are the ideal addition to any bride-to-be’s glass cabinet! Plus, can we take a moment to think about how good these would look on the hen or wedding!? SWOON!
Photography by @simone_frank
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