Last minute Christmas gift ideas with Marks and Spencer


Tis the season! I  love this time of year, with all the parties  and occasions, I can dip into parts of my wardrobe that are gathering dust. I’m a huge fan of sequins/sparkle and Marks and Spencer have a big selection of partywear  to choose from. Since I have more of that than I get a chance to wear I chose this amazing leather skirt to get me through the party season and well beyond. A good quality leather skirt is such an amazing staple to own because it is so versatile year round for almost any occasion. The details on this one make it a bit special too. The zip and large pockets at the front make it feel a bit retro in the best way.

 For her

Cashmere– This will come as no surprise if you follow me but receiving a cashmere jumper/cardigan/scarf or anything really is such a treat, especially as many people can’t justify buying it for themselves. The best kind of present that would be so appreciated.

Satin Pyjamas– As I mentioned I think the best presents to give and receive are those that you wouldn’t necessarily buy for yourself. A little bit of luxury that feels special when you wear it. I only recently got a some satin pj’s and they feel amazing on and look fab too!

Fondue gift set– Brilliant for parties or dinner parties, this cheese/chocolate fondue set also looks gorgeous!

Filligree jewellery box–  I love this jewellery box, it’s decorative aswell as functional. M&S have some other lovely jewellery boxes to choose from too!

Copper cafetiere and cups

Photo frame– Lots of frames to choose from but I love the hanging ones the most!

Bonded fleece dressing gown– This looks so cosy and I love the fact it’s in a darker colour considering the amount of time I spend in my dressing gown.

For him

Cashmere scarf–  Soft, amazing quality and the easiest present to get anyone who has everything. I picked up the charcoal one up for Kenny

Leather belt-  Don’t overlook a good leather belt as a gift. Sometimes it’s the only accessory worn by a man so it’s nice to have options!

Leather wallet and cardsafe– I’ve gotten a wallet for my dad every couple of years for the last twenty. A no brainer.

Slippers–  I don’t know about you but there aren’t too many men I know that would go and buy themsleves a pair of slippers. So nice to receive though!

Shawl neck fleece dressing gown- I asked Kenny to pick his favourite dressing gown and he chose this! Again there are loads more options. 

Silk luxury tie

Leather wash bag



unicorn costume marks and spencer kids costumes

For kids

pyjamas– I honestly cannot say enough about M&S PJ’s. I’ve always gotten them for the kids since Freya was a baby and they just last for such a long time.

Unicorn slippers

Transporter play set

Dress up costumes – Always a winner I chose Rapunzel, Spiderman and the unicorn costume

Friendship bracelets–  Freya got a friendship bracelet in the post recently from her penpal and shes been obsessed ever since. Brilliant for 6-9 year olds

Paint your own dinosaurs

Stunt buggy– This is Kenny’s idea, more for himself than Odhran I reckon! It arrived today and the quality looks fantastic.

charades time


Walkmates boots and shoes- Walkmates shoes and boots are designed to support childrens feet. I chose these grey boots for Amelie because she’s had them before and I was so impressed with them. They go with everything too!


*This post is in collaboration with M&S