Uh oh! The countdown to Christmas is on. If you’re stuck, panicking for last minute gift ideas for the ladies in your life, don’t worry, we are here to help! We have put together our pick of budget friendly Christmas gifts that you can still receive, if you are quick, in time for the big day.

A perfect little stocking filler or gift comes courtesy of Ooh La Lara and are simply called Bands. These versatile and stylish hair bands are kind to hair and also make great wrist bands too. With a selection of colours, Gold Digger and Elf are Christmas additions and the Bands Bauble is a great festive treat. We love the gorgeous jewellery designed by Ooh La Lara too, also available at www.oohlalara.com


Available at www.oohlalara.com, prices start from £6.50 for a pack of five.

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Above: Bands Bauble Jingle All The Way, Gold Digger Bands and Fabulous Flamingo Bands.

Galibardy offers a big selection of unique costume jewellery and the latest street style fashion in womens and mens accessories, perfect to add a sparkle to any present this Christmas, prices start from £10. We love their statement pieces, in particular the New Age Gothic Collection.


Above: Black Zirconia ring £16.


Above: Crystal Indian Bindi £21.

Check out the great selection of intricate and interesting designs at http://www.galibardy.com

If you want a gift that keeps on giving look no further than Glossy Box. Each month, they deliver a diverse selection of 5 beauty treats that include niche, high-end and emerging brands. Their experts curate the latest trends and products to bring you reusable and stylish boxes full of beauty essentials.  Choose from a three, six or twelve month plan, prices from £30 at http://www.glossybox.co.uk


Above: A Glossy Box.

Gorgeous homeware can be found at Ohh Deer. Quirky illustrated cushions, coasters and prints full of character are available at http://www.ohhdeer.com

Bloom cushion £34.95, I Feel Pretty coaster £2.95 and Sky Mellow Grace Print £19.95 all by Ohh Deer.

For the friend who has everything, a personalised bottle of wine can’t go amiss, once the wine is drunk they can use the bottle as a vase or candle holder – crafty! French wine with a personalised label is available from £6.99 at http://www.personalisedwinestore.com.

Above: Personalise a friends favourite wine at personalisedwinestore.com.

Don’t forget BangTidyStyling offer a bespoke personalised shopping experience and/or wardrobe makeover, which may just make the perfect gift to start to a new year for someone special, email info@bangtidystyling.com for more information.


Above: Book a personal shopping day or wardrobe makeover with us! http://www.bangtidystyling.com.

Happy shopping and wishing you a marvellous Yuletide and a magical 2014.

Helen xx