28 Last-Minute Gifts That Are Too Chic to Look Like an Afterthought

Is it just us, or does it seem like two minutes ago since we opened the first door to our advent calendars? Now, we're hurtling towards Christmas Day faster than we'd throw ourselves on the last pair of Manolo Blahniks at a sample sale, with only a small portion of our present shopping complete. You might think this would be the ideal time to panic, but we have another solution: Who What Wear UK's Great Last-Minute Gift Guide. 

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Instead of feeling guilty about the fact that you're not quite as organised as you'd like to be at this stage (because, let’s face it, there are lots of other things going on), we've made finding those last-minute gifts so much easier by bringing all of the chicest things from your favourite (digital) stores, all into one place—directly below! What's more, we've also had the final word on the last delivery dates from each brand, allowing you to shop knowing that your presents will reach you in time for 25 December. Just call us your little shopping elves.

NET-A-PORTER

Final delivery date(s): Order by 3 p.m. on 21 December for standard delivery or by 3 p.m. on 23 December for next-day delivery.

From wardrobe staples to trend-led pieces, Net-a-Porter's gifting suite has something for everyone, though these are the pieces we'd most like to find under the tree.

This year's most coveted knit would make for an excellent option. 

As would a piece of arm candy from a cool designer. 

We're hoping this'll be the year our Laura Lombardi hints haven't been ignored. 

The ideal Christmas Day–to-springtime dress.

MATCHES

Final delivery date(s): Order by 7 p.m. on 20 December for express delivery or by 7 p.m. 22 December for next-day delivery. 

From standout heels and bags to knits that'll last a lifetime, here's our tight edit of Matches' gorgeous gift bazaar

A new discovery for us, but we’re already impressed. 

The vase that's been on our wish list all year. 

HARVEY NICHOLS

Final delivery date(s): Order by 3 p.m. on 17 December for standard delivery or by 3 p.m. 21 December for express delivery. 

With beauty and fashionable treats to choose from, as well as homeware and food, you're sure to find the perfect last-minute gifts via Harvey Nichols's festive gift offering

The stuff our Christmas-morning dreams are made of. 

Beauty aficionados will appreciate this chic, rosy palette. 

The chain strap and ivory hue make this feel so elegant. 

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS

Final delivery date(s): Order by noon 20 December for delivery before Christmas. Next-day delivery times vary depending on your location. 

John Lewis & Partners is practically our one-stop shop for Christmas shopping—one glance at its gifting page and you'll see why.

This will look so pretty on their dressing table. 

Have you ever seen a more stylish-looking hiking boot? 

THE OUTNET

Final delivery date(s): Order by 15 December for delivery before Christmas. 

The Outnet's gift list features the very best designer presents with money off, and we want them all. 

This will instantly lift your winter colour palette. 

Everyone wants a pair of Wandler boots. 

For the right recipient, lingerie makes for the perfect gift. 

MARKS AND SPENCER

Final delivery date(s): Order by noon 20 December for delivery before Christmas.

With everything from elegant stocking fillers to must-have beauty, Marks and Spencer is filled with timeless gift ideas

A truly brilliant haircare set they likely wouldn't buy themselves. 

MYTHERESA

Final delivery date(s): Order by 4 p.m. on 17 December for express delivery before Christmas.

From luxury stocking fillers to impressive main gifts, you'll find everything you need for a premium Christmas in MyTheresa's festive fashion emporium

Saint Laurent arm candy is trending right now. 

A hat from the brand everyone wants to wear this year. 

Next Up: nine perfect outfits for every Christmas Day dress code.

This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated. 

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