Luxury Christmas: how to ramp up the glam factor this year

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If you’re looking for decadent decorations from leading designers, you’ll find plenty of inspiration in this article!

We’ve curated a collection of timeless, luxe pieces to help you ramp up the glam factor this Christmas.

A Swarovski showstopper:

Finely crafted from rows of clear crystal and topped with a dazzling gold coloured star, this glistening tree is a real showstopper.

It ought to be placed somewhere it’ll be seen and appreciated by all.  Designed by Stefanie Nederegger for Swarovski.com and costs £249.

Swarovski christmas tree

Luxury Christmas crackers:

Complete your Christmas dining table with these luxurious crackers by Molton Brown. Each cracker is filled with an indulgent little surprise, including the brand’s bestselling hand creams, body washes and body lotions. Each cracker is beautifully constructed from high-quality materials and finished with a grosgrain bow.  Available at Harrods for £120.

Molton Brown Christmas Crackers

Amazing Advent calendars:

This year, a number of brands have designed luxurious advent calendars to help make the countdown to Christmas more exciting!  Here are three of our favourites:

First up, the “24 Days of Christmas Spirit” advent calendar from John Lewis (£130), which will appeal to anybody who likes a little tipple over the festive season. Filled with miniatures from the Chase Distillery, located in Herefordshire, England. Filled with a range of tasty spirits including, Rhubarb Vodka, ‘Elegant’ Gin, Pococello and Elderflower Liqueur.

Christmas Spirit Advent Calendar

Second:  Charbonnel et Walker‘s advent Calendar is a must-have for chocoholics. It has 25 beautifully decorated drawers, each filled with decadent treats. This advent calendar includes a range of dark and milk chocolate pieces that are filled with tasty flavours, such as lemon, caramel truffle, fudge and hazelnut. Available at John Lewis for £50.

Chocolate Advent Calendar

Third:  Beauty addicts will enjoy Charlotte Tilbury‘s ‘World of Legendary Parties’ advent calendar.  It features 12 “magical make-up cabinets” stocked with Tilbury’s bestselling skincare and makeup products.

Charlotte Tilberry Advent Calendar

There is a good mix of mini and full-sized items. Plus, all of Charlotte Tilbury’s products are cruelty-free. This advent calendar costs £150.

Charlotte Tilberry Makeup

Opulent ornaments:

Swarovski’s limited edition Christmas ornaments will add a touch of luxe to your tree. They’re crafted from sparkling crystal and finished with a soft satin ribbon. The set includes a snowflake, a Christmas ball and a Christmas bell. Each ornament is engraved with the year, which makes the set a precious keepsake. Add to your Christmas tree bauble collection or hang in the window for a festive display. Available exclusively Swarovski.com for £149.

Swarovski Christmas Set

Wreaths designed to wow:

Welcome guests to your home with a luxury Christmas wreath this year.

If you’re a fan of simple, modern design, try this non-traditional wreath from Oka. It’s assembled from antique silver glass baubles and fixed to an iron ring. It’s available in three different sizes, small (£36), medium (£64) and large (£78).

Modern Wreath by OKA

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, try The Flower Studio’s Christmas Scented Fresh Fir Door Wreath (£69.99 from Not on the High Street). Handcrafted using dried oranges, cinnamon, pine cones and fir branches, this wreath is a treat for the senses. It’ll look and smell beautiful as guests enter your home.

Luxury Christmas wreath

Elegantly embroidered stockings:

Add a touch of luxe to your mantlepiece with this stunning Christmas stocking designed by New York jeweller Joanna Buchanan.  Made from velvet and cotton, this charming cream and gold embroidered stocking is elegant with timeless appeal.  I costs £45 from John Lewis.  It’s available in a deep, sumptuous red colour too.

Luxe Christmas Stocking