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<p>{1} Wragwrap Crackle Medium</p>
<p>This environmentally friendly gift wrap is made from recycled plastic bottles and polyester. Instead of sticky tape, it is fastened using a cord and button, so it can be reused dozens of times. The material is even designed to make that proper paper crackling sound to please the traditionalists.</p>
<p>£8.99, wragwrap.com</p>

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Main image: 'Pop' handset (for mobiles) by Native Union, £29.99, Selfridges

Christmas gifts for the beauty queen

Main image: The Print Collection eau de parfum perfumes by Stella McCartney, 30ml, £34.20 each, John Lewis; frames, from £5, John Lewis

Christmas gifts for the glamourpuss

Main image: ombre circle perspex bangle, £63, and ombre rings, £3 each, both by Kitty Joseph from Bengt; frames, from £5, John Lewis

The best Christmas gifts for the dandy

Main image: gold cufflinks by Tatteosian, £120, Selfridges; frames, from £5, John Lewis

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Main image: Rank and File Dangerous nail files, £19.95 set of 3, The Conran Shop

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