Most Wanted: The Top 5 Christmas Gifts From 5 Top Stores

08/12/2010 17:03 | Updated 22 May 2015

The prospect of Christmas shopping for everyone in your life can be completely overwhelming. Most of us struggle to find the time to catch up with our best friends let alone having hours spare to trawl the shops for perfect presents, so we asked the nice people at some of your favourite shops (Selfridges, The Conran Shop, John Lewis, Cath Kidston and House of Fraser) to do the hard work for you.

Here are their hot lists of the top 5 most wanted homeware gifts this Christmas. You're welcome...
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Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Fornasetti's innovative scented sphere is a stylish alternative to traditional room fragrances. Filled with the brand's wood and herb scented Otto fragrance."

Fornasetti home scent sphere, £220 (exclusive to Selfridges in the UK) at Selfridges

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Add a touch of Parisian flair to your everyday life with Christian Lacroix's set of boxed notebooks. The perfect accessory for the style conscious note taker."

Christian Lacroix notebook set, £21.95 at Selfridges

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Designed by Paola Navone, this teapot has a unique 'baroque meets contemporary' aesthetic. Hand-painted with platinum, this luxury porcelain piece is an ideal gift to complete the elegant Baroque tableware set."

Reichenbach Baroque teapot, £149 at Selfridges

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Update your living room with Missoni's Kew zigzag cushion. With its colourful personality and playful spirit, it's the perfect accessory to help combat the winter blues."

Missoni Kew Zigzag cushion, £125 at Selfridges

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Fancy getting creative in the kitchen? KitchenAid's Artisan stand mixer has a large capacity to make mixing in batches a breeze, as well as a tilt-up head design to ensure easy cleaning. The combination of high quality craftsmanship and good looks is a winner."

Kitchen Aid Artisan mixer, from £349 at Selfridges

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"The I-Relax aroma diffuser uses advanced ultrasonic vapour diffusing technology, and offers five nature sounds and seven colour mood lights, so you can wake up feeling relaxed and unhurried."

I-Relax Aroma £99.99 at The Conran Shop

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Pieces of nostalgia cast in porcelain - handmade and decorated by Cape Town based Frauke Stegaman, these delicate handmade pieces are inspired by vintage china she collects from famous markets."

Bahnhof gold drip creamer £29, sugar bowl £29, teacup £29 at The Conran Shop

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Who can resist a burning fire with logs piled up nearby? This retro-inspired log basket will look great in any modern living room."

50s Log basket, £59 at The Conran Shop

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Handmade in South Africa, these cushions are intricately woven to produce beautifully textured covers that would brighten and enhance any room."

Faces cushion, £ 49 at The Conran Shop

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

"Hugely popular - these chunky knit throws make wonderful statement pieces and provide a colourful bit of luxury for those chilly winter evenings."

Large cable knit throw, £145 (also comes in ochre, red and orange) at The Conran Shop

Most wanted: The top 5 Christmas gifts from 5 top stores

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