What The Team Are Buying For Their Loved Ones This Christmas
Present buying can be overwhelming. So many people on your list, so many options to choose from, and it’s all got to be done at the busiest time of year, when your social calendar is packed. But don’t worry – whether it’s a hard-to-buy-for brother or a best friend who has everything, the W. ICONS team are well-versed in tracking down great gifts with lasting meaning. So, let their personal present picks for this Christmas inspire your own shopping. (Any loved ones of the team who are reading, look away now!)
Petro – Co-Founder
I bought these silk pyjamas for my sister-in-law. She’s had a tough year, so I wanted to spoil her with something special.
My husband is a keen cyclist, so I couldn’t help myself when I saw these cute socks with a nod to his favourite sport.
Laura – Co-Founder
I’ll be buying these Skin quilted slippers for my mum; they’ll be the perfect choice for off-duty style over Christmas.
The Milne Watson necklace will make the perfect stocking stuffer for my sisters.
Emma – Head of Partnerships and Fashion & Beauty Director
My one-year old daughter is not a fan of hats, but I’m hoping I might have more luck with this version!
My mother-in-law is constantly losing her phone, so this really is the ideal present for her.
Polly – Fashion Director
My dog needs a collar update, and this red leather one from Aspinal will have him looking like the smartest guy in the park.
A simple pair of trainers are my fiancé’s workwear staple, so these will be the perfect gift for him.
Elizabeth – Editorial Assistant
The Uniqlo crossbody bag has been my go-to gift for the past year; this new corduroy version will be the perfect everyday bag for my flatmate.
You can never have too many lip balms, and I love these holiday baubles as a gift for my cousins.
Yvonne – E-Commerce Manager
My best friend always compliments my micro hoops, so I know she will love opening up her own pair on Christmas Day!
I saw this hip flask and feel it’s the perfect gift for my brother’s next ski trip, to take the edge off on those extra-chilly days. It can also be engraved.
Charlotte – Social Media Director
My boyfriend needs a new wallet, and I wanted to pick him something classic that he can keep for years – this one from A.P.C. will never go out of style.
I got my sister-in-law in the Secret Santa draw, and I know she wants a silk pillowcase to add a bit of luxury to her bedtime routine.
Phoebe – Social Media Assistant
This red cashmere beanie will brighten up my mum’s winter dog walks.
My dad is impossible to buy for, but I know he’ll be pleased with this practical and sturdy travel bag to keep all his toiletries in one place when he’s travelling.
Lily – Fashion Newsletter Editor
I’ll be getting this candle for my mum. I love the bigger size and it’s the perfect scent to burn over the Christmas period, to give another level of cosiness.
My teen boys are always after a fresh pair of trainers at Christmas and the New Balance BB550s are top of their lists.
Alexandra – Senior Newsletter Editor
My father-in-law is impossible to buy for, but he’s always smartly turned out, so I’m betting you can never have too many pocket squares.
I always use Christmas as an opportunity to stock up on pyjamas for my kids, and I think my four-year-old would love these.