Whether we’ll be spending Christmas this year with our loved ones or not, we can still let them know that we’re thinking of them with an extra special gift. The easiest way to do that? By adding a personal touch. From classic monogramming to more off-beat bespoke designs, these luxury brands are each offering something special this festive season…
Dior’s ABC Personalisation service is available on select handbags, accessories and pieces of jewellery, but it’s the customisable Lady Dior bags which will earn you the most praise. Each one comes with the option of choosing individual badges, from letters to symbols, which can be pinned to the strap, for an added element of uniqueness.
From £3250, dior.com
The perfect festive treat, champagne is always welcome at Christmas. Show that you’ve put a little extra thought into your gifted bottle this year by adding a bespoke message to the limited edition gift box available as part of Moët’s ‘Specially Yours’ range of personalised Moët Impérial and Rosé Impérial Champagne.
Give the gift of one of Burberry’s most iconic pieces in the form of a timeless scarf. Pick the material, including it’s signature cashmere made in a 200-year-old Scottish mill, the pattern (think classic check or jacquard print) and the colour, then add up to three initials to be monogrammed free of charge.
From £350, burberry.com
Personalised correspondence cards always make a wonderful present, and Papier’s extensive collection promises something to suit even the fussiest of recipients. With collaborations from the likes of Desmond and Dempsey, Rosie Assoulin, Hoste by Laura Jackson and Matilda Goad (above), you can expect a very stylish thank you if you gift them this year.
From £20, papier.com
Not sure exactly what you want to gift, but know you want it to have a bespoke touch? Louis Vuitton’s personalised collection comprises everything from handbags to suitcases and watches, all of which can be made in a variety of bespoke combinations. Even better, its signature monogram leather goods can also be decorated with stripes and initials, too.
With each chain being handmade to order, Annoushka’s personalised Letters necklace or bracelet is a wonderful way to spell out exactly what you want to say to your loved one this Christmas. The diamond-set letters come in both upper and lower cases, and can be made in rhodium, rose gold and white gold as well yellow, letting you make it completely bespoke.
From £720, annoushka.com
A new year brings the fresh start we all need, so what better way to mark the occasion than with a luxurious leather diary from Smythson? Each of the designs can be embossed with your choice of font and colour, and accompanied by a motif, too, for a unique spin that reflects the recipient.
From £39, smythson.com
Luxury accessories brand Anya Hindmarch is offering a personal touch to several of her products this season via the usual monogramming of initials, but there’s also another bespoke twist. This year, you can emboss a message in your own handwriting on many of her leather goods, such as keepsake boxes, cases and wallets, to make your gift truly one-of-a-kind.
From £110, anyahindmarch.com
The Will Jacket from French label Sézane (beloved by the Duchess of Cambridge) has been a hit with the style pack this year thanks to the complimentary embroidery service which allows you to add a name or special date or word.
From £100, sezane.com
Made of hand-poured acrylic and featuring an interior mirror and satisfying click lock, this personalised clutch from Edie Parker has been fashion girl go-to for many years. Choose your lucky loved one’s name and their favourite colour and you might just have found the gift which won Christmas…
As we are all planning 2021 escapes to warmer climes, a bespoke suitcase from Away is just the gift globetrotters will love. Personalisation options include monogrammed luggage tags, as well as the option to stamp initials on the case itself, both of which will make it a whole lot easier to spot on the airport carousel….
From £425, awaytravel.com
This season Fendi offers the chance to personalise some of its most popular styles. Choose from monogramming one of its covetable ID bags, or adding a customisable tag to a pair of its flatform sneakers or a wool coat.
From £629, fendi.com
Loved by fashion editors and influencers alike, Rae Faether’s beautiful baskets not only make the perfect beach bag, but they can all be personalised, too. Pick from a range of styles and sizes, add initials from a choice of colourways, then sit back and wait to see it pop up on your loved one’s Instagram feed very soon.
From £120, raefeather.com