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Fashion: Gift ideas for women, from Secret Santa for a colleague to your better half

Stuck for what to get the ladies in your life for Christmas? A trendy treat from the fashion department could be just what you need. Here are some suggestions, to suit all budgets

Miss Selfridge Silver Sequin Embellished Top, £30; and Silver Sequin Hanky Hem Skirt, £75 available from Miss Selfridge

:: For your Secret Santa

You've plucked a fashionable female out of the Secret Santa hat, and now you've got to find something decent to give her that doesn't break the budget limit. An impossible feat?Not if you pick something pretty and practical, like a tote or pouch bag, or have a look in the sales for cute cut-price accessories.

Cath Kidston Mickey and Friends Button Spot Foldaway Shopper, £10

Elsie and Nell Personalised Glitter Bag, £10, Etsy

I Saw It First Faux Feather Bag with Circular Handle, £15

:: For your sister

Buying clothes for a sibling can be tricky, and forcing them to go and exchange an item to get the right size is no gift at all, but it's hard to go wrong with a top.

Whether it's something spangly for going out-out, or a comfy sweater for slobbing out, your sis will get a kick out of these trendy tops.

River Island Black 'Jingle Ladies' Frill Christmas T-shirt, £26

Miss Selfridge Silver Sequin Embellished Top, currently reduced to £30 from £49

On The Rise Namaste Bitches Sweatshirt, £70, Fashercise

River Island Black 'Jingle Ladies' Frill Christmas T-shirt, £26, available from River Island

:: For your BFF

...which stands for Best Fashion Friend. Always in vogue and never knowingly under-dressed, this chick knows what's hot right now, which is why star prints and sparkly slouch boots are on her Christmas wishlist.

JD Williams Star Embroidered Shoulder Bag, currently reduced to £12.50 from £25

IPhoria Golden Star Keychain, £27.90

Nasty Gal Making Me Ruche Heeled Boots, £50

:: For your other half

When it comes to accessories this season, it's all about glitz and glam. Impress your significant other with a sparkly necklace, bejewelled shoes or a chic handbag.

Dune Bertta Black Pearl Studded Court Shoes, £120

Alexi London North Star Necklace Gold, £50

Dune Bertta Black Pearl Studded Court Shoes, £120

Les Georgettes Le Mini Bijoubag Rust with Silver Band, £175

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