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How to Buy: The Christmas Gift Quiz

Christmas gifts are mind-boggling for even the most talented of gift-buyers. Is it just us, or are those closest to you sometimes the hardest to buy for? Mums, cousins, friends, girlfriends, great Aunts, Godmothers... It can be endless, right? If you're feeling as confused as we are, then the quiz below is for YOU: a helping hand to decide what to buy, if you will. Don't forget to scroll down for a few helpful options.


For when you want that person to know you care, but your budget is limited.

Moon earrings, £35, Astley Clarke | Drop earrings, £24, Kenneth Jay Lane | Wool beret, £18, Urban Outfitters

We all have those people that we want to feel extra special this time of year, so give their gift a little more thought. Might we suggest the following: rose quartz is a stone of unconditional love; a polaroid camera to create memories together; a useful pouch to which you can add a special date or word.

Earrings, £55, Theodora Warre | Camera, £120, Polaroid | Customisable pouch, £75, Demellier

For those we love to please but who might be a little trickier to buy for. Wallets, scarves and candles say 'I love you' in the surest way possible.

Wallet, £220, Gucci | Scarf, £55, Johnstons of Elgin | Candle, £12, Urban Outfitters

You know the type: she knows what she likes and she has a wardrobe full of covetable clothes. Stay safe, but show you know how to spend your money: Mulberry's new bag is a classic, Alighieri's jewellery a fashion insider's secret weapon and silk scarves a forever investment.

Bag, £450, Mulberry | Necklace, £210, Alighieri | Scarf, £110, Loewe