Warm, romantic atmospheres, glittering lights and the inebriating aromas of cinnamon and oranges… what’s not to love about Christmas? In December, boutiques and department stores embellish their window displays with new, intriguing ideas to celebrate the advent of the holidays and renew the tradition of gift giving. Whether you choose an accessory or a fragrance for him or for her, a decoration for the home or some local speciality, you will certainly be spoilt for choice! Take advantage of the holiday season to give a special gift to your loved ones and to make your Christmas in Milan unique.

1. Clarins

The combination of Booster Detox, mixed with your favourite moisturizer, Doux Nettoyant Gommant Express and Crème Désaltérante contained in the ‘Boost Detox’ beauty kit infuses the skin with a look full of radiance, providing it with the perfect hydration. The set comes within a versatile pure white handbag. www.clarins.it

2. Burberry

Complete your best Christmas look with a shiny allure thanks to the exclusive Burberry festive make-up collection. Its luxurious limited edition gold packaging encases the new Gold Touch – Eye, Lip & Cheek Illuminator, Shimmer Dust – Loose Glitter as well as the shades of Burberry Kisses gloss, Eye palette and Nail polishes. www.burberry.com

3. Calvin Klein

‘Ck One Gold’ is an explosive, captivating fragrance. The juicy top notes of fig create instant fascination with their energetic freshness. The bright heart of neroli is the sparkling crown that shines like the last rays of the setting sun on a city. it.calvinklein.com

4. Clinique

Boost your beauty this Christmas with Clinique’s ‘Aromatics Elixir’ Perfume Spray, Body Smoother and Deluxe Purse: an intriguing fragrance, its ingredients include notes of rose, jasmine, ylang ylang and vetiver. www.clinique.com

5. Lancôme

A rich tapestry of shades inspired by beautiful ‘Le Parisian Holiday’ lights and crystalline snowflakes. This limited edition Holiday palette contains 6 shades in matte & shimmer finishes for your day to night holiday nude and smokey eyes look. Comes with mirror & ultra soft blending brush. www.lancome.it

6. Jo Malone

Enjoy our ‘Pomegranate Noir’ fragrance in three luxurious forms: cleanse with the sensual Body & Hand Wash, hydrate with the deliciously intense Body Crème and spritz the enigmatic Cologne for the finishing touch. Presented in the brand’s trademark gift box, they are available in three different sizes: 30ml Cologne, 100ml Body & Hand Wash and 50ml Body Crème. www.jomalone.com

7. Chanel

Chanel makes red the focus of its Christmas collection with its ‘Rouge Allure Velvet Rouge Feu’ lipstick, ‘Le Vernis Rouge Puissant’ and its Illusion d’Ombre ‘Rouge Brûlé’ eyeshadow palette… to enhance even the most understated look with a touch of vibrant elegance! www.chanel.com

8. Merchant of Venice

Nestled within a beautifully crafted Murano glass case, this exclusive ‘Rosa Mocenica’ fragrance features an harmonious meld of seductive notes of Chinese Moceniga rose, fresh Sicilian bergamot and blackcurrant leaves. The essence of pure sophistication in a bottle. www.themerchantofvenice.com 

Check our Gift Guide for Him, for Her, for Jewels and Watches, to Taste and for the Home here

[Photo credits main picture: Organization VeroLab PRO. Model: Spirkova Yana; MUA Migunova Polina; Photographer: Olga Kalinnikova; Style: Alisa Auns]