The fragrances topping our wish list…
1 GUERLAIN SOUFFLE D’OR DE SHALIMAR is a shimmering scented powder for hair and body. £59, houseoffraser.co.uk.
2 An orb-like bottle of MISSONI EAU DE TOILETTE, with blood orange, rosehip, peony and cedar wood, makes a great present for those who love fresh citrus scents. £53, houseoffraser.co.uk.
3 Always original, THIERRY MUGLER ANGEL’s festive ETOILE DES REVES blends white musk with vanilla and patchouli. £110, mugler.co.uk.
4 MARC JACOBS DIVINE DECADENCE is a sparkling twist on the original grown-up perfume. Silky gardenia and honeysuckle blend with champagne and vanilla notes. £49, debenhams.com.
5 The sumptuously festive ROJA PARFUMS CHRISTMAS SNOW candle captures a winter walk through a snowy forest in search of the perfect Christmas tree. £95, rojaparfums.com.
6 Paying homage to surrealism, AMOUAGE MYTHS WOMAN is soft, sensual and original, with notes of violet, carnation and patchouli. £175, amouage.com.
7 Inspired by the scent of a forest floor after rain, the 90 per cent natural LIZ EARLE BOTANICAL ESSENCE NO 9 blends seductive chypre notes with dark berries. £49, lizearle.com.
8 It wouldn’t be Christmas without the generously scented DIPTYQUE EPICES ET DELICE candle – an aromatic blessing of gingerbread, honey and star anise. £48, diptyqueparis.co.uk.
By Sarah Barclay