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Top 13 Christmas gifts 2019: Most popular presents flying off the shelves this year

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If you've exhausted all of your Christmas gift ideas, but still have a few people on the Christmas shopping list you need to buy for, then it may be time to turn to the experts. 

Who else knows about gifts better than the people who make those options available to you every year, especially those at some of our favourite stores.

We've spoken to the curators, buyers and those on the seasonal team of some of the big retailers to find out what they think will be popular this year and why you should get these items for the special people in your life this Christmas. 

For her

1.  Lina Green Gin Glasses

£20, Oliver Bonas

 Lina Green Gin Glasses Credit: Oliver Bonas

Molly Park, Home & Gift Design at Oliver Bonas

"Forget Prosecco – toast the festive season with a G&T. Our Lina Gin Glasses feature a flower motif on the stem." 

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2. Jana Reinhardt Jewellery Family Birthstone Spinning Universe Necklace

£149, Not On The High Street

Jana Reinhardt Jewellery Family Birthstone Spinning Universe Necklace Credit: Not On The High Street

Francesca Pittaway, Head Curator at Not On The High Street

"It is of no surprise to us that this beautiful spinning pendant is proving popular with our customers - it  is handmade to order in the UK and incorporates the birthstones of your loved ones to represent those in your life that are your whole universe. It can feature up to 10 birthstones which are available in different sizes, and spins to reveal a personalised message, making each one completely unique and bespoke to the customer."

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Read our guide on the best Christmas gifts for her.

Mums

3. Personalised Veuve Clicquot Arrow Tin

£58, Selfridges

Personalised Veuve Clicquot Arrow Tin  Credit: Selfridges

Terry Threlfall, Wine & Spirits Buyer at  Selfridges 

“Our limited edition Veuve Clicquot arrow tins are proving really popular. Champagne is a failsafe gift idea and going the extra mile to get it personalised makes it extra special. The metallic tin can be treasured long after the bottle has been enjoyed.”

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4. Fiore Gold Brass & Mango Wood Dressing Table

£395, Oliver Bonas

Fiore Gold Brass & Mango Wood Dressing Table  Credit: Oliver Bonas

Molly Park, Home & Gift Design at Oliver Bonas

"Christmas is all about celebrating and creating a sense of festivity and opulence into your home. Gold is the colour of luxe and our Fiore range creates drama and insta-worthy scenes."

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Read our guide for more inspiration on what to buy mum for Christmas this year.

For him

5. Duncan Stewart Personalised Weekend Holdall

£65, Not On The High Street

Duncan Stewart Personalised Weekend Holdall Credit: Not On The High Street

Francesca Pittaway, Head Curator at Not On The High Street

"This personalised weekend holdall is such a popular gift for him and the perfect item for someone who travels regularly. It’s a really classic style, high quality, durable and the tastefully embroidered initials add that personal touch."

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6. Combekk Thermometer Dutch Oven

£275, John Lewis & Partners

Combekk Thermometer Dutch Oven  Credit: John Lewis & Partners

Emma Lay, Partner & Cookshop Assistant Buyer at John Lewis & Partners

"Made from 100% recycled disused iron railway tracks, this is the perfect gift for the environmentally conscious cook. It has an integrated thermometer which will give your cooking confidence this festive season to ensure you achieve culinary excellence every time."

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Read our guide on the best Christmas gifts for him. 

Dads

7. Portable Cake Decorating Airbrush Kit 

£79.99, Lakeland

Portable Cake Decorating Airbrush Kit  Credit: Lakeland

Bethany Stebbens at Lakeland

"If you know someone whose bakes are always beautifully presented, this kit makes a lovely gift to expand their cake decorating repertoire and make ever-more elegant confections to grace party tables and celebrations."

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8. Umi by Amazon Wireless Earbuds

£39.98, Amazon

Umi by Amazon Wireless Earbuds Credit: Amazon

Shibu Tharakan at Umi by Amazon

"Customers appreciate the sound quality and the value of Umi by Amazon true wireless earphones. They are durable and simple to use, water resistant and have a long-lasting battery. They are highly recommended and a must-have in the affordable category of true wireless earphones."

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Check out our guide for more Christmas gift ideas for dad this year.

Kids

9. Personalised Memory Suitcase Keepsake Box Gift Set

£140, Not On The High Street

Personalised Memory Suitcase Keepsake Box Gift Set Credit: Not On The High Street

Francesca Pittaway, Head Curator at Not On The High Street

"The keepsake memory suitcase sells consistently well and is much loved by our customers because of it’s high quality finish and the fact that items that hold precious memories of a newborn or an event can be kept safe in a stylish and timeless way - a real heirloom piece that you won’t want to store away in the loft! It’s available in different colours and you can add a personalised luggage tag to really complete the item too."

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10. My Buddy Wheels Unicorn

£70, Halfords

My Buddy Wheels Unicorn Credit: Halfords

Emma Dines, Buyer at Halfords

 “Many children find it easier to learn to ride on a balance bike than using stabilisers, and these Insta-worthy designs cleverly disguise a lightweight bike. Toddlers will have so much fun with their little buddy that learning to ride will be effortless.”

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Read our guide on the best Christmas gifts for kids.

Teens

11. Smartech LARQ self-cleaning bottle 

£129, Selfridges

Smartech LARQ self-cleaning bottle  Credit: Selfridges

Charlotte Thornes, Buyer at Selfridges

"One of our top picks this Christmas is the Larq water bottle. Not only is it reusable, but both the water and bottle can be digitally purified at the touch of a button, neutralising 99.9% of harmful odour-causing germs. What’s more, it is double insulated, keeping water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours."

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12. Madam Stoltz Mademoiselle Marietta Vase

£35, Trouva

Madam Stoltz Mademoiselle Marietta Vas Credit: Trouva

Lucy Ward, Creative Brand Director at Trouva

"This ceramic vase with it's cheerful painted face from Madam Stolz is perfect for your eccentric best friend. Fill it with brightly coloured flowers and it's sure to become the talking point of any room." 

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Read our guide on the best Christmas gifts for teenagers.

The product that sums up Christmas

13. Apple AirPods with Charging Case

​£159, Apple

Apple AirPods with Charging Case Credit: John Lewis & Partners

Lucy Spratley, Partner and Tech Buyer at John Lewis & Partners 

"Apple AirPods were one of the most popular gifts last year and we expect them to be this year too. They're packed with loads of functionality and look great too. This latest version has Siri built in and you can wirelessly charge them."

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For more Christmas features and gift guides, see www.telegraph.co.uk/christmas

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