These days you don't need to waste precious weekends and evenings traipsing around department stores and shopping malls in search of the perfect present for your loved ones.
Here are a few of our favourite online shops that will take the stress out of your Christmas shop.
DotComGiftShop - started by Rob and Eric who first met as stall holders at Portobello Market in the 80's and started off by selling home furnishings and artefacts sourced from around the world. They now have an online shop where most of their product is own brand and designed by an in house team of designers. Great for girly homely gifts for under £20, secret santas and stocking filers
Anthropologie sells clothing, accessories, gifts and homeware and are great for inspired stylish gifts for those who love fashion, art and entertaining.
Astley Clarke's own brand, fine & contemporary collections sit alongside a careful edit of some of the world's finest jewellery designers. The perfect place to find a present for the precious women in your life.
Etsy is a a marketplace for handmade and vintage items from jewellery to home wares sold by individual sellers from all over the world. Best for those who like homemade, unique and hard to find pieces.
Notonthehighstreet.com sell affordable and original items from the best creative small businesses in the UK. With an extensive selection of product you are sure to find something for everyone on your list.
V&A Shop features a book shop with 100's of titles from fashion and textiles to literature and theory as well as an inspirational collection of posters prints and canvases from the archives of the V&A.
If you want something a little different for the kids Loubilou sell unique and independently made products for babies and children from around the world.
Last but not least we love the idea of giving unwanted gifts a new home and making your money go further. Browse preowned designer items being sold by their original owners at BuyMyWardrobe