So many Christmas looks, so little time. To help, here are the four festive styles that have us excited.


This is one high-concept look; think Miss Havisham hits up Petersham Nurseries and channel great Dickensian dining halls flickering in candlelight. All in the name of creating a feast that, quite frankly, will be fit for a queen.

These baubles are a real feast for the eyes.

Decorations, from £7 each, Harrods.

Hang your tea lights high for a warm glow overhead.

POV candleholder, £90, Menu at Nest.

Every extravagant dining space needs a chandelier – even if it’s mini.

Gold chandelier decoration, £35, Petersham Nurseries.

Serve up festive drinks and nibbles in style.

Maralia tray, £35.75, The Taylor.

A pile of baubles on a platter makes a perfect table centrepiece.

Gold ribbed bauble, £3.49, The Contemporary Home;.

Strictly by royal appointment only.

Limited gold edition My Crown ornament, £59, Seletti at Amara.

Even napkins deserve a gold hit.

Napkin rings, £35 for four, Ferm Living at Nordic Nest. 


Approach this one with a strictly more-is-more mindset and fire up the celebrations with blooming florals and naive prints. A punchy, multicoloured palette is showcased in joyful illustrations, intricate embroideries and patchwork effects for Christmas with a carefree, cabinet-of-curiosities feel.

Create a mini folklore forest.

Christmas Piero 15cm tree, £33, OYOY at Nordic Nest.

Wrap with beautiful recycled paper.

Winter Seed-pods gift wrap, £20 for eight sheets, The Shop Floor Project.

Finnish design for the table.

Fruits table runner, €130, Klaus Haapaniemi.

Smells as good as it looks.

Holiday Lucky Flowers 190g candle, £53, Diptyque.

Crackers with simple charm.

£39 for six, Cambridge Imprint.

A stocking filler as easy as ABC.

Letter B Zarzodi monogram decoration, £10, Anthropologie.

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With just black and white in your Christmas decorating arsenal, you’ll need to be brave with pattern – clash polka dots with stripes, swirls with stars. It’s modern and bold and festive all at once. Happy holidays.

A set of candles that really burn their stripes.

Candles, from £22 for a slim candleholder, Concrete & Wax.

Spot the super-chic crackers.

Spotty Luxury Christmas crackers, £35 for six, Nancy & Betty Studio.

Hang out with these stars over the holidays.

Summerill & Bishop Falling Stars Linen Tablecloth in Ink Blue with Gold Stars from £625.00 and Etoile Dinner Plates by Astier de Villatte from £115.00 at Summerill & Bishop.

Baubles need to be bold for this standout look.

Swirl bauble, £7.50, The Conran Shop.


Lace up your hiking boots and throw on a Puffa – this look is all about the forest floor, with woody tones and accents the colour of a glowing winter twilight. Think fallen foliage, rustic touches and soft hues that sit between purple and pink.

Hung and dried – if they weren’t made of linen.

Faux stems, from £8 each, Neptune.

Add natural charm to gifts.

Manila tag, £2.49 for 10, Ginger Ray.

Stripes keep it smart.

Two-sided gift wrap, £4.95 for a roll, Monograph at Trouva.

A rustic flourish for the front door.

Blush eucalyptus wreath, £65, Cox & Cox.

These decorations haven’t fallen far from the tree.

Hanging acorns, £30 for five, Oka.

Raise a toast.

Martini gin glasses, £38.95 for four, Audenza.

See more modern Christmas decorating ideas.

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