Christmas gift guide: First lady

Elegant presents for doyennes of distinction

1 Liberty-print bias bindings, £1.50 per metre Pretty cotton threads wound around a wooden bobbin clothkits.co.uk

2 Argan oil box sets, from £22 A lavishly prepared collection of moisturising oils wildwoodgroves.com

3 Aspinal Ladies Eaton gloves with Swarovski buttons, £125 Leather gloves with a silk lining aspinaloflondon.com

4 Narcisse scarf by Erdem, £185 Colourful silk print scarf from the rising-star designer vandashop.com

5 Floral Collection soaps gift set, from £3.50 Luxurious range of magnolia, lavender, rose and iris-scented soaps marksandspencer.com

6 Maison de la Truffe chocolate bonbons with white truffle, £12.95 Parisian chocs harrods.com

7 Black Cherry cross-body bag, See by Chloe, £190 The svelte leather bag of the season liberty.co.uk

8 NW3 Holly T-bar shoes, Viola Multi, £74 Purple heels that will make party outfits look even better johnlewis.com

9 High Tea teapot, £65 Bone-china pot presented in a golden gift box fortnumandmason.com

10 Diaghilev fragrance by Roja Dove, £75 Art-Deco-styled perfume with a warm, sensual and rich scented musk vandashop.com

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