FEMAIL reveals the ultimate guide to last-minute Christmas gifts

Still not done your Christmas shopping? Don’t panic! FEMAIL reveals last-minute gifts that you can order in time for the big day

  • Femail has compiled a list of last-minute Christmas presents which less organised shoppers can order today 
  • Fortunately, you can still avoid settling for a card full of cash thanks to a whole host of brilliant online buys
  • Picks range from just £5.66 to a generous £450 and can be delivered to UK customers by Christmas Eve 
  • We’ve already revealed the best children’s Christmas gifts to buy as well as the ultimate gift guide for foodies 

Christmas is right around the corner – and while the more organised shoppers among us will no doubt have had their presents bought and wrapped weeks ago, others may be fearing a frantic Christmas Eve dash around the shops.

But if you’ve left your festive shopping until the very last minute, don’t panic, because thankfully, there’s a host of online UK retailers still trying to offer delivery in time for December 25th.

To help out the more spontaneous shoppers, FEMAIL have compiled a list of the best last-minute presents that you can order today and still likely receive in time for Christmas.

Highlights include a £44.99 Baby Annabell Carriage & Pony, £130 Bloom and Wild six-month subscription and a Nokia X30 5G, priced at £349.

Keen to cover your last-minute tracks? Have a scroll through the below buys and be prepared to wow your loved ones with the spectacular gifts. 


A sleek addition to any urban winter wardrobe, the Varanger Down Parka is warm and weather protective. Small details with big impact include fleece-lined pockets, an adjustable waist and removable faux fur trim on the hood.

On this karaoke machine, stream music from your smart device, laptop or iPad to the mixer via Bluetooth. It also offers four new vocal effects and can be plugged into any speaker with an AUX input.

Lovingly handcrafted in the UK using lightly scented or unscented coconut and rapeseed wax, these sustainable candles are a unique home accent, worthy of any tabletop. They are available in Velvet Rose and Oud fragrance. 

Gift the beauty lover on your list the bold brows and lashes they covet with this limited-edition holiday set. 

This set includes eight face makeup brushes and 19 eyeshadow brushes to meet your general daily makeup needs for application.

This luxury spa experience takes place at the Piccadilly West End Hotel – and includes a chilled glass of fizz for both guests.

This 2023 diary – from January to December – includes an elegant hardcover, monthly tabs and an expandable inner pocket. 

This hairbrush is ideal for regular hair types, it glides through wet and dry hair, helping to loosen tangles with no pulling and tugging. 

Don’t let the winter weather hold you back in this warm and waterproof jacket. The hood, the longer cuffs with handy thumb holes, chin guard and longer length jacket keep every part of you warm while you are out and about. 

Make sure the woman in your life still has the option of rings and bracelets even if you are a last-minute shopper, with this gift card from Ivy & Gold.

This lovely subscription is here to brighten up the everyday. Full of the stems Bloom and Wild florists love using all-year round, it’s a staple for any beautiful home.

Set on a cushioned midsole and a grippy outsole, these boots are engineered for stable traction on snowy paths.

Dreaming of Gorgeous Hair Days contains clinically proven caffeine-charged heroes that wake hair up at the roots while their skincare inspired formulations help maintain a healthy scalp environment. 

This super-serum provides powerful antioxidant support against environmental stress and also contains a number of key anti-inflammatory extracts. 

This device boasts a pro-salon dryer, a large oval barrel for extra volume and loose waves, as well as ionic technology to help smooth hair and control fizz.

Make nail art super easy with Glaize Stick N Mix nail art stickers. These cute & collectable designs are perfect for mixing up your look – wear them over gels, polish or just bare nails. 

The Ultimate Styler is designed to dry-style and effortlessly finish any look. Its thin and comfortable handle gives you maximum control when creating updos, adding volume or giving your hair a smooth finish.

All KinKind Shampoo bars and Conditioner bars are vegan, plastic free, paraben free and hand crafted in the UK. Each bar lasts up to 50 washes for a combined 100 complete washes in 1 box for zero waste. 

This candle includes top notes of rose and patchouli, middle notes of frankinsence and base notes of birch tar and cinnamon. 

This elegant lip gloss set from Doll Beauty includes the complete collection of the brand’s She’s Nude Glosses.

Fleece lining for warmth and a pom-pom for style make this winter beanie the ultimate accessory. 

This diffuser bracelet is handmade from natural Lava & Lapis Lazuli stone and includes a 2ml bottle of pure essential oil blend, with application wand.

Spoil the woman in your life with an eye-catching certified pair of Diamond Cluster Earrings in 9K White Gold. 

This glamorous box helps the recipient pop their feet up and enjoy that much needed 5 minutes to themselves.

This gorgeous giftable set contains all the essential products for an express manicure. 

Get the shades Boost, Ignite and Sparkle in this glamorous red lipstick set. 

Cocooned by the breathtaking Staffordshire countryside, this chic hotel hosts the perfect destination to unwind and indulge. Take in atmospheric settings with a two-course dinner for two. 

This glamorous giftbox from MATCHBOX includes the brand’s best-selling EDEN huggies, as well as two TORI studs.  

This luxury silk mask promises to help the wearer enjoy an uninterrupted beauty sleep every night. It provides the ultimate escape for weary eyes. 

Send any Prezzee eGift Card with a personal video or voice message and a greeting card, and you can even customise the Prezzee Smart eGift Card with your own photo. 

This gift set contains the 500ml LifeSaver Pre-Wash hair Treatment, 250ml Cashmere Protein UV Protective Shampoo, 250ml Cashmere Protein UV Protective Conditioner and a Large Handled Safety Comb.

Each Kind Bag is made from 6 old plastic bottles designated to the ocean and landfill and is 100% recyclable. 


Inside this hand iced icy tin, you’ll find 16 gingerbread biscuits, including frosty friends, Christmas crackers and sparkling snowflakes. 

This hamper is the perfect gift for someone who is on a keto/low carb diet but craving treats. 

The La Collection Miniature Gift Set is a variety pack containing four Grey Goose vodkas – Original, La Poire, Le Citron and L’Orange. 

Wish your loved ones a Merry Christmas with a delicious selection of sweet treats, including homemade, 100% vegetarian mince pies; festive Pecan & Cranberry Fruit Cake; brand new Chocolate Squidge chocolate bar, tea towel and more!

Make delicious, comforting, feel good food part of your everyday life with this collection of 100+ recipes. Designed to give you loads of fresh inspiration for cooking and baking, and to help you feel great. 5 helpful chapters including Easy Everyday, Quick Cleanup, Half Hour Heroes, No Cook and Simple.

A festive selection featuring five Christmas slab cakes. You’ll receive a spiced rum, date and salted caramel fruit cake, fruit and nut cake, a luxury iced fruit cake, a chocolate yule log and a luxury chocolate truffle cake. 

Made with butter, free range eggs, candied citrus fruits and plump sultanas, this classic Christmas creation is a celebration of the fine art of baking, and a deliciously authentic taste of the festive season in Italy. 

Featuring a bold and contemporary design, this collectible holiday tin set is perfect for the spirits connoisseur on your shopping list. 

Inside you’ll find all the ingredients you need to make 12 delicious Christmas cookies, delicately spiced with warming cinnamon, ginger and a pinch of mixed spice. 

Enjoy a classic sweet treat with a twist with these Frozen Crispy Mint chocolate-coated liquorice. 

Combining flavours of creamy mango and tangy citrus, Cîroc Mango is a luscious tropical taste experience.

A Chocolate Tree with Ferrero Rocher and Lindor chocolates for the connoisseur of fine chocolate. 

This kit includes all you need to impress your guests. Get creative with calligraphy as you use menu cards, place settings, thank you cards plus the recipe booklet included to inspire cocktail creativity and create a truly memorable evening.

For these eight cupcakes, chocolate and vanilla bases are iced with coloured vegan vanilla buttercream and vegan ganache topped with holly, bows and sprinkles. 

Know someone who can’t leave the house without a coffee? Treat them to the Bridge Coffee Roasters Travel Coffee Kit, which includes a Frank Green 12oz reusable cup and a House Blend 4 and Decaf coffee. 

In this bundle deal, customers can choose any two of the Neurita Tequila 70cl bottles.

These make a lovely addition to a Christmas Eve box, and have a shelf life of up to two months. Each jar is adorned with a beautiful festive label which was designed by the talented illustrator, Bryony Fripp. 

This baking kit contains all the dry ingredients you need to bake your own spectacular sharing bread wreath. Just add olive oil, butter and a camembert cheese. 

This drink is mixed by award-winning bartenders and designed by the former senior barman at the Savoy Hotel’s Beaufort Bar. 

The Eclipse balances tequila, cucumber, elderflower and mint to create a delicate cocktail with fresh flavour notes. 

This set includes one award-winning Ramsbury Single Estate Gin 70cl and two Ramsbury Copa de Balón glasses made of green tinted recyclable glass to match the gin.

This wonderfully moreish chocolate collection includes the brand’s Blonde Chocolate Truffle, fruity Milk Strawberry Truffle and gooey Dark Salted Caramel Truffle. 

This drink is made from a blend of bourbon-barrel-matured 5 year old rum from Barbados and 3 year old rum from Jamaica. 

This blend of Jamaica and Barbados rum has been treated to the addition of pineapple, kola nut and Caribbean spices. 

Built to scale and coloured silver, this full size chocolate coffee pot is made of four individual parts; the top section with its detachable lid actually screws onto the base which has a removable filter inside. 


This set of three colourful cake tins combines three designs and colours. Perfect to add a bright twist to your kitchen and preserve your baked goods in style. 

This best-selling model comes with a whole host of premium features to help you get the most out of your meals, including a rotisserie kit and 8 auto programmes for making everything from vegetable crisps to homemade bread.

This holder is hand-carved from solid black marble and comes with six relaxing soy wax candles; scented with lavender and petitgrain essential oils.

The London Essence Co. balloon glass has been designed especially to help your drink reach the perfect temperature quickly by allowing for plenty of ice.

This bundle contains a best-selling ice bucket with recycled glassware. 

In this fast paced general knowledge game, players have just 30 seconds to describe five names on their chosen card, for teammates to guess. From landmarks to TV shows, celebrities to politicians, players will be kept on their toes whizzing through the list as fast as they can.

This 5 piece cookware set includes: small (20cm) and medium (24cm) frying pans, small (14cm), medium (16cm) and large (20cm) sized sauce pans, with the two large sauce pans supplied with glass lids. 

A unique tray table centrepiece, holding a fragrant 24carat gold decorated mandarin and clove scented candle by Sophie James. A stunning and fragrant centrepiece perfect for dinner parties or side tables alike. 

With a focus on quality and an eye for detail, Kartos have been creating premium writing paper and accessories since 1955. Comprising of 10 exquisitely decorated folded cards and matching envelopes, this set simplifies your correspondence, keeping everything in one place.

Show your loved ones you care this Christmas with this wonderful collection of wintry flowers arranged in a coordinating pot. 

This candle scent has a delicious blend of exotic fruits, caramel and honey combined with vanilla. The set includes a gift box with a satin bow. Vegan friendly soy wax and fragrances are used throughout.

This multi-store gift card can be spent at thousands of stores nationwide and participating online retailers, meaning you can give the gift of choice to your nearest and dearest so they can pick their perfect present. 


The Southill boots take the traditional men’s Chelsea boot but swaps classic leather for practical waterproof leather.

This carry-on sized holdall is designed for short breaks and quick escapes. Crafted with British Millerain Tekwax® water-resistant canvas, the Weekender features a 15” laptop compartment and trolley sleeve.

This kit includes two x 125ml cans of cocktail as well as a sophisticated pair of socks. 

Want to find the perfect stocking filler for the man in your life? This useful set includes a Lynx Africa Body Spray and Body Wash.

The Stanley Trigger Action Travel Mug is designed to fit under most coffee makers and in most cup holders so it can ride along on your daily commute. The double-wall vacuum insulation keeps your favourite tea, coffee or other hot drinks hot for 3 hours, cold for 4 hours and iced for 22 hours.

Available in an array of colours, this jacket’s high performance insulating filling is made entirely from recycled plastic bottles 

This kit includes x5 body care essentials purpose-built for tattooed skin. This claims to be the complete care kit for fresh and healed tattoos. 

Test four supercars’ performance on the track for three miles each – your loved one will get to choose from the Aston Martin, Ferrari, the Nissan GTR, Lamborghini and many more. They’ll also get to jump in the hot seat while a professional driver takes a spin around the track. 

Give the gift for an effortless shave in one stroke with Gillette Labs razor with exfoliating bar.

This jacket boasts a high tech filling that makes it ultra warm, ideal to wear as a mid-layer under a waterproof on wet days, or as a lightweight, fully breathable bodywarmer when it’s dry. 

This waterproof jacket features fully taped seams and an adjustable shaped wired peaked hood to keep you completely dry. 

Aviation gin is a brand of gin owned by Ryan Reynolds. It is distilled in small batches in Portland, Oregon. 

This special edition screwdriver and bit set includes a stubby ratchet screwdriver plus range of metric 1/4″ sockets and 25mm CRV insert bits.

Known as England’s most rock ‘n’ roll hotel, guests at Hotel Pelirocco can expect a stylish and unique room in which to rest their head after an exciting day in Brighton.

This version of the MQM 3, which stands for moving quickly over mountains, features a GORE-TEX waterproof membrane, a rich suede upper and recycled laces.

The dining hall of Pasta Evangelists in London is an excellent place to experience true Italian cuisine. Serving up beautifully prepared dishes and championing fresh pasta, this venue serves up authentic Italian flavours with every dish and promises a lavish and vibrant dining setting. 

Dr Uchenna’s Teeth Whitening Pen claims to instantly brighten teeth and whiten over time. It’s easy to use and handy to carry.

Bolesworth’s Arenacross presented by Fix Auto UK is a high-octane mix of electrifying indoor Motocross racing and Freestyle MX (FMX) carefully choreographed into a three-hour live action-sports performance. 

This set from Green People includes 100ml Exfoliating Face Scrub, 100ml Wash & Shave and 100ml Cooling Moisturiser to cleanse and refresh skin. 

Adventure even in cold weather with this versatile winter hybrid that strikes the perfect balance between winter protection and agile performance. 

Take charge of an impressive truck with this experience day, as well as a flamboyant Ferrari, a classic Mustang and an Aston Martin.

Standing for moving quickly in the mountains, the MQM GORE-TEX Walking Shoe is stable enough to hike in and agile enough to run in.


Little ones can drive around like royalty in this classic Cozy Coupe car. It features a clicking ignition switch, a fuel cap that opens and closes and a real working horn.

Little ones will fall in love with their new favorite dolly. Valentine K is wearing a pretty powder pink wrap-over top embellished with a golden scarf and an extra soft champagne-coloured star print skirt to complete the look.

This set includes 16 pieces for babies and toddlers to create their own robot with different configurations including 2 suction cups, a funnel and a shower head. 

Baby Annabell Little Sweet Carriage & Pony features a pink pony and carriage decorated with gold ornaments and light effects. 

This fashion doll comes complete with a neon green outfit, which includes a fashionable backpack.

A great way to develop children’s fine motor skills and imagination and get them excited for preschool, the School Bus by Janod is made in sustainable solid wood and comes with six wooden figures. 

Hand woven using a natural maize leaf, the Silver Cross Luxury Moses Basket is a perfect place for newborn snoozes. The super-soft, organic cotton liner is printed with unique hand-painted illustrations, and the chemical-free mattress is crafted from 50% wool, 35% coir and 15% latex. 

Children will explore shapes, colours, problem-solving, imaginative play, and more with this sturdy wooden grocery cart push toy with wooden shape-sorting and chunky puzzle pieces.

This dream LEGO horse trailer includes a toy car with trailer, 2 toy horse figures and a dog figure plus riding accessories for horse show fun. 

Nuno is an ultra soft cuddly dinosaur, and the set also includes fun-filled adventure books. 

Little ones can stack, squeeze or teethe on 10 colourful, textured blocks made from soft, squishy material that is fun for babies and toddlers to play and learn with.

This toy provides three ways to play, so it’s perfect for sitting babies and walking toddlers.

With this toy, your toddler will enjoy learning to post the 4 blocks in 4 different shapes through the croc’s back then retrieving them from his snappy jaws. 

This Kinetic Sand kit comes with a total of 907g of sand — red, blue, green and yellow. Layer, carve and slice the sand with the tools to reveal unique designs. 

The battery-powered Stitch n Style machine from Cool Maker is the ideal introduction to sewing. The annoying threading of the needle is eliminated thanks to the thread cartridge and the auto-stop technology offers additional safety. 


This speaker features 20 hours of battery life and dual 7W High-Performance Power Drivers deliver shocking sound without distortion even at the max volume. 

Its body is made with 100% recycled aluminum and 65% recycled plastic – and with 3 years of warranty, 3 OS upgrades and 3 years of monthly security updates, Nokia X30 5G is built with both sustainability and longevity in mind. 

These earphones offer Clear Voice Technology for wind-proof, crowd-proof calls and up to 29 hours of listening time.

Hybrid ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) with 3 microphones in each ear bud provides complete control of ambient sounds. Listen all day with 31 hours of battery life. 

All Duelhawk Ultra gaming chairs feature an integrated adjustable lumbar support mechanism. 

Listen to your favourite Christmas tunes by the fire this winter with Jabra Elite 5’s fine-tuned 6mm speakers for powerful sound. And with up to 7 hours play time, and up to 28 hours with Qi-certified wireless charging case, you won’t have to worry about your song cutting out mid-play. 

Not only does the gradient Signe table lamp blend in seamlessly with your home decor thanks to its slim, stylish black design, but it also blends multiple colours together to paint the walls with a unique gradient of light. 

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