If you are in search of Easter gifts – for friends and family you may not be able to see this year, for obvious reasons – then look no further than our guide. Our Shopping Editor has handpicked 10 luxurious online buys to impress your giftee and make them smile. We are talking everything from home fragrance gifts to food gifts and buys to spruce up their kitchen for spring – and so much more.
We can help you try and make Easter 2021 as normal as it can be with our Easter gift guide below– there's something for everyone (from grandparents to siblings and children) and all budgets...
Need more Easter ideas? See our Easter table decor piece for 10 stylish SS21 buys.
1. First thing's first, an Easter hamper from Fortnums
As you may have already guessed, Fortnums do, In fact, have a hamper for every occasion – and we think this one is the best for Easter gifting. The Spring Gift Box includes everything from tea to biscuits, preserves and chocolates. We are talking their bestselling Earl Grey Classic Loose Leaf Tea and their Orange & Bergamot Marmalade. All inside a lovely Fortnums box that they'll love to open...
2. Buy them a lovely candle gift set – this one smells as good as it looks
A candle gift set for Easter? Trust us on this one – we own and love this set from Skandinavisk, and the ethos behind the brand is eco-friendly, so rest assured you are not contributing to a problem while sending a loved one a present. They will receive three different mini candles, each of which smell totally unique from the other. Our favourite is Rosenhave – a subtle floral candle. They all burn incredibly well, and they come with lids to prevent dusting.
- See our best home fragrance guide for more lovely smelling must-haves
3. It's not Easter without the eggs – and we mean the savoury kind...
If your giftee likes their eggs boiled, then some egg cups ought to go down a treat this Easter. Specifically, these classic ones from Le Creuset. Choose a colour to match the rest of their collection – or their kitchen scheme. Alternatively, you could mix things up and get them a range of colours...
4. Send a spring planter to their doorstep
You can't go wrong with gifting flowers or plants, and this basket beauty from Waitrose Florist will make their home smell lovely. Once fully grown, the hyacinths will measure 12-14cm high, and they arrive in bud so they can be enjoyed for around 21 days in total.
5. Give the gift of Easter biscuits this year – from the one and only Biscuiteers
These Easter-themed biscuits are decorated to wow, and they taste pretty amazing too. They can be delivered through a letterbox, while they come packaged in a beautiful decorated box. These biscuits in particular are lemon flavoured, and they are hand iced.
6. For a tea lover – this wonderfully decorative bee mug from Anthropologie
If you are searching for the perfect gift for a tea or coffee lover, then this Anthropologie mug might just be it. It's hand-painted, decaled and it has a gold-coloured handle. There's a matching coaster also available, as well as plates and bowls...
7. An Easter egg with a difference – for those who love truffles
The adult version of an Easter egg but with strawberry truffles inside, you won't find an Easter treat more luxurious than Charbonnel et Walker can offer. The truffles are coated in icing sugar, placed atop a straw-like paper filling, and inside a lovely looking egg-shaped box.
Charbonnel et Walker Strawberry Easter Egg Truffles | £20 at John Lewis & Partners
A gift for the whole family, these strawberry truffles are delicious. They'll also arrive at their front door packaged looking lovely, and they are suitable for vegetarians.
8. A new vase for their spring blooms – this one is made from recycled tea waste
Pastel homeware is very much on trend right now, and it's easy to see why when it looks this good. Take these tall vases from Heal's, for example, they are practical they can add a pop of colour to your home without being too extravagant, and they are made from recycled tea waste and finished with a natural cork base.
9. Jo Malone's new reed diffuser for spring – it smells as good as it looks
We've smelt this reed diffuser ourselves, and to say we love it is an understatement. It floods an entire room with fragrance, and it's just perfect for spring. It will arrive to your giftee presented in a lovely box, and it's limited edition. This will last for three to four months in their home, too.
Jo Malone Silk Blossom Diffuser | £67 at Jo Malone
This Jo Malone diffuser is quite strong, so you needn't use all 10 reeds that come in the box – we have just four in ours right now. It really does smell as good as it looks, especially with its new colourful design.
10. What about a new, lightweight waffle robe for spring?
Anything from The White company makes a lovely gift, but we do have to say that this waffled robe would go down a treat. It also has shorter sleeves to make it perfect for wearing in warmer weather. Because coffee tastes ten times better when enjoyed in a robe, in the sun – right? It's also sustainable since it's made using TENCEL™ Modal which is one of the most sustainable fibres in the textile industry.
Long Lightweight Waffle Robe | £60 at The White Company
Made with single-faced cotton waffle, this lightweight robe is perfect for spring and summer use. It was created based on a The White Company bestseller, and it comes in a gorgeous pale grey colour. We love!
Annie is the UK Shopping Editor at Livingetc, with the majority of her time spent advising you on what to buy for your home – whatever the season, or the latest trend. Whether that be a design classic floor lamp for your cinema room, a comfortable new chair for your home office, or a high-quality exercise bike for your home gym. She's also our fitness guru, with hands-on experience with some of the best home gym equipment around. Otherwise, you can find her forever painting the walls and reorganising the furniture inside her modern London flat, or going on long walks with her pug.
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