Christmas 2014: 11 best gifts for teenage girls
Whether she's into fashion or photography, Annalee Mather has all the gifts you need to please that tricky teenage girl
Struggling to shop for a fussy teenage girl? From pampering products to college-ready backpacks, there's something here for her.
1. Abigail Ahern Edition for Debenhams Designer Grey Pelican Lamp: £85, debenhams.com
From the designer home range by Abigail Ahern for Edition, Add a touch of quirky sophistication to the bedroom this decorative flocked pelican design with a complimentary purple velvet shade.
2. Herschel Little America Laptop Backpack: £99.99, surfdome.com
Understated and practical, with a special padded pocket for your laptop, Herschel is still a popular choice in the rucksack market.
3. Vogue 100 Postcards: £14.95, handpickedcollection.com
Edited selection from the Vogue archives, showcasing some of the excellent photography that has appeared on its pages.
4. Herbin Pen and Ink Set: £10, bureaudirect.co.uk
Excellent value set which includes the Herbin pen and three pretty tins of Herbin ink containing six cartridges. The pen writes with the versatility of a rollerball but with the added flair of real ink with the advantage of twenty ink colours to choose from.
5. Lush Star of Wonder: £26.50, lush.co.uk
Six limited edition festive bath goodies from the Lush range are included in this star-shaped reusable gift box.
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6. Braun Satin Hair 7 Brush: £16.14, johnlewis.com
Wean them off the blistering tongs and give their tresses a treat with this hair smoothing brush with active ions and IONTEC Technology promising to sleek that style with minimum effort.
7. Say My Name Name Beanie: £55, woolandthegang.com
Encourage a bit of wearable craftiness with an easy knit your own hat kit that includes 3 balls of 100% chunky Crazy Sexy Wool (sourced from Peru), needles and pattern. Enough wool will be left to fashion a pom pom if you fancy an extra flourish.
8. Chloe Eau de Roses: £56, debenhams.com
Introduce a more subtle, grown up scent to the dressing table with this lovely perfume from Chloe. Rose fragrances may seem a fusty choice for the younger wearer, but this fresh and stylish scent in its elegant bottle won’t disappoint. £56, Chloe
9. Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Camera: £126.99, amazon.co.uk
Wean them away from the selfie with this beautifully styled analog camera complete with advanced features, such as double exposures, macro mode function and high performance flash. The camera delivers instant prints and hopefully a more considered approach to capturing a moment.
10. Monica Vinader Pendant: from £40, monicavader.com
Create your own heirloom piece of jewellery with the build a necklace service offered by the jewellers. There is a wide selection of plain, semi-precious and precious stone pendants to choose from to stack on to a chain of your choice A free engraving option adds that final personal touch.
11. Smythson Correspondence Cards: £26, smythson.com
Housed in the famous stationer’s signature blue box are ten cards and tissue lined envelopes. With plenty of illustrations to choose from, this high quality, beautifully produced stationery may succeed in persuading them to pen the odd Christmas gift thank you note.
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