Gift ideas aplenty at Christmas in July at Selfridges
Christmas in July always presents us with a bit of a dilemma. While it is perfectly normal for those of us in the media world to be whisked into a winter wonderland, most other people are busy enjoying the summer vibe and soaking up the sunshine. As you should be!
Back in the land of upside-down seasons, we are invited to some wonderful previews of what will be in stores in the run up to December.
This is mainly to allow plenty of time for the planning of festive features; however, it is hard to keep everything a secret. Especially when it comes to the annual Selfridges event because there are so many wonderful gift ideas and many of these are actually available in store from August.
We will be saving some of the best for our Christmas Gift Guide but we have already tweeted some of our favourite presents from the #DestinationChristmas day that is hosted by the flagship London store.
As usual, personalisation is a key theme at Selfridges this year and actually many of the personalised gifts can be used for other occasions throughout the year, for those who want to impulse buy now!
Highlights include personalised mugs for tea or coffee by Treat Republic, cards and wrapping paper by Abigail Warner, as well as beauty accessories such as tweezers and makeup brushes from Tweezerman.
There is also a global first by Moet who will emblazon their mini bottles with your image once taken in a photo booth in store, as well as pretty baubles that are presented by Twenty-Seven.
The fashion displays were impressive and there will be lots of embellishment and sparkle for the party season.
There were also many astrological themed gifts, including a stunning clutch by Edie Parker and temporary metallic tattoos by Glaze Tatts.
The last secret that we will reveal is by Culinary Concepts. They have a gold champagne cork case that has been created so that you can keep a cork from a special occasion.
We love this idea and it is certainly one for those getting married during the winter months or thinking of popping the question under the Christmas Tree.
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