Still not sure what to buy for your loved ones for Christmas? Let Friday save the day for you with our comprehensive list. Plus, looks that tell you how to bling out the best this festive season.

For the fashion-conscious  

Dress, Dh2,750, Alice + Olivia; shoes, Dh299, Topshop; earrings, Dh95, Topshop; clutch, Dh2,065, Jimmy Choo; bracelet, from Dh295, Pandora.
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Got a fashion-lover on your gift list? Here are some of the most beautiful pieces you can give. And maybe there's one or two for you in there, too.

For the accessories lover  

Top (comes with faux fur shrug), Dh3,040, skirt Dh1,000 and belt Dh1,400, all Elisabetta Franchi; Rings and bracelets, price on request, Liali Jewellery; bag, Dh3,850, Sophia Webster at Harvey Nichols; brooches, Dh69 each, River Island; earrings, Dh1,245, Pandora.
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Accessories are the easiest gifts to give and even more fun to receive - here are our top picks.

For the guys

Coat, Dh6,800, Neil Barrett at Bloomingdale’s Dubai; shirt, Dh840, T-shirt, Dh240, boots, Dh1,299, and jeans, Dh999, all Diesel.
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A great watch, shoes and – please – a gorgeous scent maketh the man. Take inspiration from Lindsay Judge’s shortlist – not a desk toy in sight.

For the beauty junkie

Dress, Dh775, Ted Baker; Necklace, Dh1,605, Elizabeth Cole at Sauce; Ring (left hand), Dh795, Panache at Sauce; Stacking rings, Dh295 each, Pandora; Hairdryer, Dh1,499, Dyson.
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There is no bathroom cabinet too full, no make-up bag too overloaded – lovers of beauty products will always welcome one more item into their arsenal. Lindsay Judge shares this year’s must-haves.

For the design lover

Dress, Dh980, Alice + Olivia; watch, Dh970, Diesel; necklace, Dh549, Swarovski at; earrings, Dh1,245, Pandora. Chair, Dh6,590, Kelly Hoppen at Indigo Living.
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Give the gift of a beautiful home with our selection of stunning interior decor items, curated by InsideOut editor Mairead Walsh. 

For the futurist 

Dress, Dh9,900, Alexander McQueen at Bloomingdale’s Dubai; bracelet and ring, price on request, Liali Jewellery; Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenges augmented reality set Dh1,199, on pre-order at
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GNTECH’s Daanesh Kalyaniwalla picks the best gifts for your favourite tech-lover this Christmas. Find more gadgets to love at

For the kids

Giorgianna wears: Dress Dh730, Nikolia at Saucette; tights, Dh29, H&M; Disney Moana doll, Dh305, The Toystore. Jonas wears: Jacket, Dh1,015, shirt, Dh436 and, trousers Dh535, all Hugo Boss at Harvey Nichols.
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Tabitha Barda, editor of UAE parenting magazine and website Baby & Child, shares her pick of the best toys for little ones this Christmas.

For the food lover

Jumper, Dh2,685, Alexander McQueen at Bloomingdale’s Dubai; Shirt, Dh199, Topman; Trousers, Dh99, H&M; Knives, Dh405 (20cm cook’s knife) and Dh260 (11cm kitchen knife), Global at Jones The Grocer.
Stefan Lindeque

Know someone who spends most of their time in the kitchen, or is a coffee fanatic? These gifts for cooks-in-the-know will put you at the top of their dinner-party guest list.

For the book lover


From books on superheroes to writing accessories, here are gift ideas for your favourite bookworm.

For the fitness lover


It’s easy to work out what to buy your favourite gym bunny this Christmas with this guide from Friday’s resident fitness expert.

For the globetrotter


When it comes to those who love to travel – or simply have to do a lot of it for work – there’s a host of unique ideas out there. From space-saving devices to stylish but functional finds, your holiday shipping list starts here.

10 gifts that give back


‘Tis the season for giving and these gift ideas will become even more meaningful when we tell you that companies behind these unique products invest a percentage of their profits in either the upliftment of economically underdeveloped communities or causes that need resources.