Culted’s holiday gift guide for procrastinators

Culted’s holiday gift guide for procrastinators

by Robyn Pullen
9 min

There’s two types of people in the world: those who do their holiday shopping months in advance and those who are sat up on Christmas Eve wondering why they left it so late. If you’re the latter, then don’t worry; that’s what our last minute gift guide is for. All of the items listed below should be with you in time for Christmas (if you order them today), so you can rest easy knowing your friends and family’s gifts are on the way. Maybe next year you’ll be more organised… but let’s be honest, you probably won’t.

The Grey Charcoal Face Wash – £53.49 / $67.77

Stop scrolling through Etsy looking for funny socks and get acquainted with The Grey instead. The Grey is the skincare brand tailored towards men, with a range of essentials ideal for the man in your life that’s impossible to buy for.

Buy.

Byredo Bal d’Afrique Eau de Parfum – £140 / $177.37

You should never buy a perfume without smelling it first, but for Byredo’s Bal d’Afrique it’s okay to make an exception. As is the case with every Byredo fragrance, you can be sure Bal d’afrique smells divine, blending top notes of African marigold, bergamot, and buchu with a base of Moroccan cedarwood and vetiver.

Buy.

Anna + Nina “I Love You” Ceramic Mug – £18 / $22.80

For the person who can’t go without their morning coffee – even on Christmas Day – a mug is the kind of gift you know they’ll get plenty of use out of. Complete with the reminder of a sweet message every time they pick it up, this Anna + Nina mug says exactly what you want to say: “I love you”.

Buy.

Barbour Dog Jumper – £27 / $34.21

Forgetting to gift something to your furry friend this holiday season is the perfect excuse for them to eat the turkey, so make sure you order this festive dog jumper from Barbour and keep them in your good books. 

Buy.

YSL Beauty Rouge Sur Mesure Lipstick Personnaliser – £260 / $329.40

For the person who already has everything, a lipstick personalisation device from YSL Beauty is a gift you can be sure they don’t have. Not only does it ooze luxury, but you can be sure they get plenty of use out of it personalising their whole YSL lipstick collection.

Buy.

Bourii Multi-Use Oils – £62 / $78.55

Blending spiritualism with body care, Bourii’s Grounding Vata body oil is a potent blend of antioxidant-rich ingredients designed to cleanse from the inside out. Perfect for anyone looking to relax and rejuvenate in the new year.

Buy.

Everpress “The Surrey House Husband” Tee – £26 / $32.94

A slogan t-shirt might be a pretty predictable gift, but this one from Everpress is anything but average. Adorned with the slogan “I sold my kids for a Birkin”, I know you already have the perfect person in mind to purchase this for. 

Buy.

Lanvin Melodie by Lanvin Leather Gloves – £650 / $823.49

As the temperature continues to drop, getting your hands on a pair of gloves is only getting more essential, which is why they’re an ideal gift for anyone. Crafted out of lamb leather and woven silk, these gloves from Lanvin are as luxurious as they look.

Buy.

HAY Glass Spoons Set of Three – £35 / $44.34

If there’s one thing every homeowner is always grateful for, it’s cutlery; you can never have enough. That’s why this set of three glass spoons from HAY is the perfect gift for everyone from the first time flat owner to the long-term three bed resident. 

Buy.

Carhartt Work in Progress Puzzle – £55 / $69.68

Puzzles are an underrated art form, and that’s largely because of how unappealing most of their designs are. Introducing this elevated puzzle from Carhartt WIP which is aesthetic enough to frame. For the person with too many coffee table books to count, add a puzzle to their display table.

Buy.

Jacquemus Wool Knitted Scarf – £165 / $209.04

When it comes to accessories, buying someone a piece of jewellery for Christmas is so overdone. That’s why we’d suggest a scarf like this one from Jacquemus as a more practical alternative; it’s the perfect piece to complete any outfit on top of actually serving a purpose.

Buy.

Dries Van Noten Fragrance Discovery Set – £31 / $39.27

Take someone on a journey of discovery this Christmas with Dries Van Noten’s perfume Discovery Set. This collection of miniature perfumes from the brand is perfect for the person who’s still searching for their signature fragrance, as it allows them to try them all!

Buy.

Herbar Fun-Gi Sets – from £72 / $91.22

Let’s be honest, it’s only going to get colder after December and as the winter months drag on our skin will no doubt take a hit. That’s why finding the perfect skincare products for your skin is essential, and Herbar has everything under the sun. From combating dry skin to dull skin, Herbar has a Fun-gi set for everyone.

Buy.

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