23 Luxury on-Sale Gifts (Bags! Scarves! Purses!) I'd Also Buy for Myself

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I don't mean to brag, but I'm a great gift giver. Get me as your Secret Santa or end up on my gifting list some other way, and you're sure to unwrap something you'll truly appreciate. There are two things I focus on when deciphering what treats my loved ones will unwrap during the festive period. First, I hone in on what I'd want to receive myself. Take my adoration of handbags and accessories, sprinkle in a personalised touch (they love their jewellery and travel a lot? A travel jewellery box is perfect), and I'm all set with the ideal gift. 

Like many, I spent years stuck in the last-minute scramble of listing out my gift recipients, hunting for quick delivery options and ultimately wishing I'd started earlier. For the past few years though, I've begun getting ahead of the game, saving both stress and money, by scooping up excellent gifts during the Black Friday sales. And one brand that combines a great deal with the brilliant accessories I know every recipient will appreciate is Aspinal of London


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From birthdays to festivities and graduation presents to wedding gifts, Aspinal of London has long been a brand I turn to for excellent gifting. Personally, I believe a great gift is something that you can actually use as well as appreciate. Ticking off form and function isn't always easy for brands to achieve, but Aspinal of London's craftspersonship and consideration of design ensures each treasure unwrapped around the tree will look beautiful and serve a purpose for years to come. 


(Image credit: Courtesy Aspinal of London)

To make gift shopping even easier, I've curated a chic edit of present ideas that are sure to satiate even the trickiest recipients. (And if you're anything like me, you might spot a few self-gifting options too). Find forever totes to upgrade their daily commute, essential crossbody styles that add form to the function of a hands-free bag, or a travel jewellery box that ensures they'll never forget their most treasured pieces in a far-away hotel. Each piece created by Aspinal of London is made from high-quality fabrics and is designed to last forever, refined with considered details like neat compartments that keep your valuables close to hand, soft suede linings and adjustable straps. Also, you can add on Aspinal's wrapping service, ensuring all your gifts arrive wrapped in tissue paper and tucked into a bow-topped box, ticking "wrap gifts" off your to-do list. 

If you're on my gifting list and don't want to ruin the surprise, look away now. If not, here's my edit of luxurious Aspinal of London gifts you can shop now for less in the Black Friday sale. 


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Acting Affiliates Editor

Florrie embarked on her fashion journey while studying French and History at university. Whilst studying in Aix-en-Provence, she began to write her dissertation on the history of fashion and the influence of Haute Couture, and landed her first role at Harper’s Bazaar. Following this, she interned for various publications including Elle, Grazia and Marie Claire before joining the fashion team at Conde Nast Traveller. There, she contributed to international photoshoots, styled pages and covers, and produced engaging digital content.

During a freelance period, Florrie honed her skills in editorial work in various digital and print publications including Vogue Italy and Departures magazine, as well as styling e-commerce photoshoots and personal shopping. Florrie actively pursues an in-depth understanding of fashion and jewellery, and after styling a jewellery cover shoot at Conde Nast Traveller chose to complete the De Beers Diamond Foundation course. Florrie first joined Who What Wear UK as a freelancer before becoming the Commerce Writer, blending both editorial and commercial content. Now, as the Acting Affiliates Editor, she monitors current trends, new-in styles, wardrobe heroes and how best to style them. In her downtime, Florrie can be found in her hometown of London, usually with a coffee in hand.