Pompom decorations by Lauren Aston

Pompom decorations by Lauren AstonIMAGE: Lauren Aston

Stockings hanging on the mantlepiece often brought the first bit of excitement on Christmas morning. It was like lots of little of presents in one.

And that was before you got to your actual presents!


No matter what age you are, the thrill of getting something small and lovingly wrapped in a Christmas stocking remains a joy. From sparkly bits to beauty essentials, we've rounded up some perfect presents inspiration - if Santa and his elves need a little help this year.

Beaded clip earring, €520, Oscar de la Renta

Tape a L'Oeil Matallic Eyeliner in Saphire Noir, €50, Christian Louboutin Beaute

Opulence Vegan Brush Set, €95, Zoeva

Pearl earring, €79, Pandora

Gin Made Me Do It by Jassy Davis, €14,

Christmas Wish Candle, €36, NEOM

Notebooks, €20, M&S

Silk eye mask, from €55, Slip

The Hand Treatment, €100, La Mer

No5 100ml EDP with gift box, €126, Chanel

Bar Of Gold Palette, €55, Charlotte Tilbury

Face Admin textured-leather cosmetics case, €250, Anya Hindmarch

Unicorn Water Bottle, €36, Charlotte Posner at The Marvel Room, Brown Thomas

We Are All Made of Stars Zodiac Notebook, €33, Chupi

Limited Edition 'Météorites' Electric Pearl Powder, €59, Guerlain

Main image: Pompom Decorations by Lauren Aston Design

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