10 fabulous gift ideas for your stylish best friend

We all love treating the bestie at Christmas, but even though you know each other inside out, you never know what to get them come December.

We have a few suggestions for beauty lovers, fashion lovers and even people living abroad. You know she won't pretend to like it if she doesn't, so this guide has everything covered.

Topshop Leather Bag (€52)

This nude cross-body bag has the prettiest design that will please the pickiest of people. It's a decent size so you can fit everything you need in it and can be worn during the day or for a night out.


ghd Nocturne Travel Hairdryer (€65)

Everyone's favourite hair straightener brand has just released their Nocturne collection and this handy little travel hairdryer is perfect for those always on the move.  It's small but powerful and includes a handy travel case.

Alex and Ani Elf Bracelet (€49)

We all have that one friend who gets very into Christmas. This cute bracelet design is something she can wear for every Christmas to come! There are lots of sweet designs like this - and not all Christmas inspired - so check out the full collection. Available in Arnotts.

Lily O'Brien's Selection Box (€35)

Get your bestie some chocolates that won't run out too soon. This selection box includes Orange Chocolate Ganache, Lemon Meringue Pie and Salted Caramel, and they're made to savour.

Elizabeth Arden White Tea Gift Set (€39)

Inspired by the feeling of that first sip of tea, this set is designed to relax and de-stress. Includes the White Tea fragrance (50ml and pocket-sized) and body cream. Available in Brown Thomas, Debenhams and other leading retailers.

The Christmas Paddy Box (€59.95)

If your friend is living abroad and you won't get to see them this Christmas, send a bit of Ireland to them. 'The Paddy Box' has created several gift sets full of Irish products. It's cheaper than doing it yourself and you can put in a personalised note, then they do all the shipping for you - perfect!

Aura Mugler Eau de Perfum Set (€94)

A fragrance that we and our Beaut readers love, this set includes a 50ml fragrance and a mini version to keep in your bag and refill. Available at leading retailers and pharmacies nationwide.

Ear Muffs & Travel Mug Set (€11.24)

A cute little stocking filler this Christmas, anyone facing the Irish winter will be delighted with this set. On sale now at Eason.

Fuschia Makeup Course & Brush Set

Do one better than just a makeup kit this Christmas and get a voucher instead to teach them some new skills. At a special discount for Christmas, it's an absolute steal.

Oh my God, What a Complete Aisling (RRP €13.99)

You will probably have heard of the Facebook group of the same name which started out with a few friends and now has nearly 50,000 members. Here the creators Emer and Sarah bring Aisling - the country girl up in the big smoke - to life. Available in Eason at a discount.

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