The Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Don't panic! It's not too late to find the perfect present...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Apart from the Christmas shopping, that is. Finding the perfect last-minute Christmas gift for your family and friends might fill you with dread, but fear not, we’ve done the hard work for you. Whether it is notoriously tricky Christmas present ideas for dad that you seek, or expressing your love for your other half, we’ve rounded up dozens of gift ideas for that someone special. Unsure of what they would like? Luckily for you, astrology is here to lend a helping hand and we’ve chosen the best Christmas gifts to buy based on the zodiac star signs.  

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Or check out The Best Christmas Jumpers for 2020.

The C&TH Christmas Gift Guide 2020


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Christmas Gifts for Taurus

Colour Deep Green & Blue, Characteristic Creative, Birthstone Emerald

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Country & Townhouse Subscription Offer, 10 Magazines for £12, countryandtownhouse.co.uk

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Yves Delorme Blossom Cushion, €80, 020 7589 4033

Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum Limited Edition

Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum Limited Edition, £300, libertylondon.com

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Crockett & Jones ‘Albert’ Velvet Slippers, £230, crockettandjones.com

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Personalised Backpack, £22, notanotherbill.com

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Banwood Balance Bike, £139, liberty.co.uk

Treat Your Shelves Sustainable Book Gift Box

Treat Your Shelves Sustainable Book Gift Box, from £20, treatyourshelves.co.uk

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Dar Leone Romarong Temne Pot, £33, dar-leone.com

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Goodhood x DOIY Design Saguaro Cactus Glasses, £48, goodhoodstore.com

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Harris Gin ‘Cèilidh’ Bottle, £45, harrisdistillery.com

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Isabel Manns Reversible Kelly Top in Emerald, £375, isabelmanns.com

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Popsockets Enamel Evil Eye Pop Grip, £16.99, popsockets.co.uk

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Shrimps River Coat, £695, shrimps.com

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Baum Und Pfderdgarten Socks, £12, baumundpferdgarten.com



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The Diamond Store Emerald and Diamond Earrings, £879, thediamondstore.co.uk

Christmas Gifts for Aries 

Colour Red, Characteristic Dynamic, Birthstone Ruby

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Edwards Eyewear Glasses, £249, edwardseyewear.com


Jonathan Adler Lips Trinket Tray, £98, uk.jonathanadler.com 

Alice Cicolini Candy Lacquer Totem Ring, £2,880, liberty.co.uk


Ettinger Large Zip-Around Purse, £420, ettinger.co.uk

Chaumet Josephine Aigrette Imperiale Earrings, POA, chaumet.com

Fern Fans Berry Pink, £60, fernfans.com

Pairs Scotland Pink Alpaca Bed Socks

Pairs Scotland Pink Alpaca Bed Socks, £30, pairs-scotland.co.uk

LOEWE Perfumes Tomato Leaves Wax Candleholder, £68, perfumesloewe.com 

John Smedley Jolie in Fuchsia, Marino Top, £295, johnsmedley.com 

Holland & Holland Norweger Shoes, £515, hollandandholland.co.uk

Begg & Co. Arran Borderland Classic Cashmere Stole in Pink Flannel, £470, beggandcompany.com

Mulberry Alexa, £1,095, mulberry.com

Fortnum Wooden-Advent-Calendar-

Fortnum & Mason Rare Tea Wooden Advent Calendar, £145, fortnumandmason.com


Christmas Gifts for Cancer 

Colour White, Characteristic Sensitive, Birthstone Pearl

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Luca Faloni Dolomiti cashmere cardigan, £570. lucafaloni.com

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CQP Stride Trainers, £295, c-pq.com

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DeMellier Mini Los Angeles Shearling Bag, £315, demellierlondon.com

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Keith Haring The Skateroom Art Object, £195, yoox.com

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Jing Tea Tea Timer, £12, jingtea.com

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Daylesford Sheep Matchbox, £7.50, daylesford.com

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Dinosaur Designs Freshwater Pearl Earrings, £175, dinosaurdesigns.co.uk


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Loquet London Locket and Moonstone Charm, £600, loquetlondon.com, 07901 002149

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Fornasetti Solitario Teapot, £350, fornasetti.com

Eudon Choi Afi Coat, £815, harveynichols.com

Really Wild Scarf, £65, reallywildclothing.com


Monogrammed Linen Guest Towel, from £29.95, monogrammedlinenshop.com

Christmas Gifts for Gemini 

Colour Yellow & Green, Characteristic Versatile, Birthstone Moonstone

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Acqua di Parma Colonia special edition, £400, harrods.com

Farlows Fairisle Jumper, £11,  farlows.co.uk

Montezuma White Chocolate Truffle Bites with Mango, Chilli & Lime, £3.99, montezumas.co.uk

Olivia von Halle Queenie robe, £850, harrods.com

The Vampire’s Wife Ghost Bow dress, £1,700, thevampireswife.com


Tom Lane Wool Throw, £65, tomlane.co 

Graham & Green Love Birds Matchbox Seat Pad, £35, grahamandgreen.co.uk


Suzannah Suede Belt, £185, suzannah.com

Samantha Tea Rose Gold Set, Rainbow Sapphires and a Moonstone Ring, £1,785, samanthatea.com


Yves Salomon Tuscan shearling yellow coat, £2,106, yves-salomon.com


Hunter Original, £95, hunterboots.com


Christmas Gifts for Leo 

Colour Orange & Bold, Characteristic Outgoing, Birthstone Periodot

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Leo necklace

Alighieri Leo Necklace, £195, shop.alighieri.co.uk

L’Artisan Parfumeur La Boule D'Ambre Grand Modele

L’Artisan Parfumeur La Boule D’Ambre Grand Modele, £185, harrods.com

Jessica Russell Flint Eye Mask, £36, jessicarussellflint.co.uk

Rejina Pyo Maude Skirt, £395, rejinapyo.com

Rex London Cordoba Stoneware Plate, £8.95, rexlondon.com 0208 746 2473

Lacoste Skirt, £155, lacoste.com 

D.S. & Durga Burning Barbershop Eau de Parfum, 50ml £148, liberty.co.uk


Rockett St George Orange Glassware Set, £70, rockettstgeorge.co.uk


Temperley London Dress, £795, temperleylondon.com

Mindthegap Ravenala Orange Lapshade and Base

Mind the Gap Ravenala Lampshade and Base, from £425, mindtheg.com

Fringed Flower Footstool - Soho Home

Soho Home Flower Stool, £695, sohohome.com

Libra getty

Christmas Gifts for Libra 

Colour Pastels, Characteristic Fair, Birthstone Opal

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Atelier Choux Set of 3 Swaddles Gift Set, £120, atelierchoux.com 

David Hunt Hyde table lamp brass

David Hunt Hyde Brass Table Lamp, £354, davidhuntlighting.co.uk


Victoria Beckham Sunglasses, £315, victoriabeckham.com


Emily P. Wheeler Gold, Opal, Diamonds and Pink Sapphires Earrings, £18,500, emilypwheeler.com


Harvey Nichols I Should Cocoa Hot Chocolate, £12.95, harveynichols.co.uk


Amiki Children Anetta Nightdress, £77, amikichildren.com

Connolly Calf cashmere socks

Connolly Calf Cashmere Socks, £85, connollyengland.com

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 3rd Generation

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 3rd Generation, £300, bang-olufsen.com

Joules Girls’ wellies

Joules Girls’ Wellies, £24.95, joules.com


JW Anderson Belt Tote Bag, £375, jwanderson.com

scorpio getty

Christmas Presents for Scorpio

Colour Blood Red, Characteristic Passionate, Birthstone Topaz

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Alexander-McQueen tall story bag

Alexander McQueen Patchwork Leather Tall Story £2,490, alexandermcqueen.com

Empreinte bra

Empreinte Bra, £85.50, empreinte.eu


Hicks & Brown The Chelsworth Fedora, £124, hicksandbrown.com

Holland Cooper leather biker jacket

Holland Cooper Leather Biker Jacket, £399, hollandcooper.com



Louise Kennedy ‘Lydia’ Blazer, £1,495, louisekennedy.com

Silk-Shooting-Cravat schoffel

Schöffel Country Silk Shooting Cravat, £49.95, schoffelcountry.com

Tasaki White gold, South Sea pearls and garnets ring

Tasaki White Gold, South Sea Pearls and Garnets Ring, £3,270, tasaki.co.uk

Nynne Leather Trousers, £1,520, luisaviaroma.com


Swarovski Arc-en-ciel Red Topaz and Gold Ring, £999, swarovski.com

René Caovilla Juliette Biker Boot

René Caovilla Juliette Biker Boot, £1,060, renecaovilla.com


Dries Van Noten Sequin and Feather Bag, £390, liberty.co.uk

sagittarius getty

Christmas Presents for Sagittarius

Colour Plum & Dark Blue, Characteristic Optimistic, Birthstone Turquoise

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Aspinal of London Scarf,

Aspinal of London Scarf, £125, aspinaloflondon.com

Fairfax & Favor Elizabeth Gilet

Fairfax & Favor Elizabeth Gilet, £475, fairfaxandfavor.com

Augustinus Bader The Face Oil

Augustinus Bader The Face Oil, £180, augustinusbader.com


Quantum Botanika Cleansing Balm

Quantum Botanika Cleansing Balm, £6, nataliyarobinson.co.uk

Favourbrook Velvet jacket

Favourbrook Velvet jacket, £690, favourbrook.com


Ganni, Sleeveless jacket, £325, ganni.com

Venyx Choker with Sagittarius ta

Venyx Choker with Sagittarius Tag, £6,000, venyxworld.com

Duke & Dexter Opus loafers

Duke & Dexter Opus Loafers, £200, dukeanddexter.com


Chelsea Gems Sloane Hairband, £27, chelseagem.com

Sabina Savage Silk & cashmere scarf

Sabina Savage Silk & cashmere scarf, £695, sabinasavage.com


Piglet x WoolOver Sheepskin Mules, £42, pigletinbed.com

capricorn getty

Christmas Presents for Capricorn

Colour Earthy, Characteristic Ambitious, Birthstone Blue Sapphire

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Casamigos Tequila

Casamigos Tequila, £64.95, thewhiskyexchange.com


Hanwag Tatra Top GTX hunting boot

Hanwag Tatra Top GTX Hunting Boot, £280, hanwag.com

Westley Richards Hunting hat

Westley Richards Hunting Hat, £135, westleyrichards.com

Rollo London A5 notebook

Rollo London A5 Notebook, £22, rollolondon.com

PlusAudio The+Record player

PlusAudio The +Record Player, £1,190, plusaudio.com


Joseph Skirt, £695, joseph-fashion.com

Penhaligon’s Limited Edition Quercus

Penhaligon’s Limited Edition Quercus, £60, penhaligons.com


Scandiborn Jute Rug, £175, scandiborn.co.uk 

aquarius getty

Christmas Presents for Aquarius

Colour Blues, Characteristic Assertive, Birthstone Garnet

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The Alkemistry x Wolf Jewellery Box, £139, thealkemistry.com


Rosamund Muir Boots, £425, rosamundmuir.com


Pullman Editions Aston Martin Limited Edition (Unframed), £395, pullmaneditions.com


Mariage Freres Matcha Bowl, £88, mariagefreres.com


Gingerlily Silk Pyjamas, £265, gingerlily.co.uk

hanro briefs

Hanro Briefs, £67, hanro.co.uk


AKT Natural Deodorant Balm, £18, aktlondon.com


Edward Green Polperro Loafers, £475, edwardgreen.com


Sunspel & David Shrigley Jumper, £250, sunspel.com (Out November 17th)


Beck Bags Large Havana Tote, £360, shopbeckbags.com

pisces getty

Christmas Presents for Pisces

Colour Aqua & Purple, Characteristic Compassionate, Birthstone Amethyst

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Baobab Collection Swann Candle, from £92, baobabcollection.com

barbour mayapple knit

Barbour Mayapple Knit, £99.95, barbour.com

coze sati bathrobe

Coze Sati Bathrobe, £70, cozelinen.com


The House of Bruar Tweed Slippers, £325, houseofbruar.com


Joshua Ellis Cashmere Stole, £325, joshuaellis.com

kin yoga mat

Kin Yoga Mat, £55, kinyogamats.com


Le Chameau Iris Wellington Boots, £100, lechameau.com


Soho Home Catalina Table Light, £220, sohohome.com


Theo Fennell Amethyst Trumpet Ring, £3,500, theofennell.com


La Perla Silk Pyjamas, £315, laperla.com


Maison M Silk Velvet Pouch Bag, £90, maisonmlondon.com


Feature image: by Joshua Hoehne