I had lots of ideas for Christmas gift guides: theming them around celebs, doing them by family member or making gorgeous-looking montages of gifts by colour, but y’know what?

An A-to-Z of 26 lovely bits you’d want for yourself won out. And oh, okay, there are a few in there for other people too. Wannna see? Click into the gallery for present-based #frills.

A is for: Aesop Handcream, €23, at Brown Thomas Dublin's Marvel Room.

B is for: Bauble clutch, €19, at New Look.

C is for: Charlotte Tilbury. Matte Revolution Luxury Lipstick Wardrobe, £220, www.charlottetilbury.com.

D is for: Dangly bag charm, €10, Warehouse.

E is for: Earrings. Alexis Bittar Bagette Barrel Clip on Earring, €305, Loulerie.

F is for: Fuck me shoes. Gucci pink glitter sandals, €695, My Theresa.

G is for Galxay Alpha. From €free with a billpay contract, Samsung.

H is for: Happiness. Limited Edition Jenny Packham Happiness Candle, €98, by Neom at Seagreen.

I is for: Inspiration. Give the gift of some homemade big-ups with this printable banner.Template on How About Orange.

J is for: Jewels. Lulu Frost for J.Crew Vineyard necklace, €270, J.Crew.

K is for Kissably soft: By Terry Baume de Rose, €46, Space NK.

L is for: Library of scent. €20 each, Boots.

M is for: Mixed metals. Kartell Componibili 3 Door Circular Units, from £95, www.pinkappledesigns.co.uk.

N is for: Neon. Florescent pink piggy bank, €210, April and The Bear.

O is for: Oily. Oily reptile bag, €55, & Other Stories.

P is for: Paint: WAH London Ultimate Nail Art Kit, €110, Boots.

Q is for: Quality (on a budget). Valentino Rockstud leather iPhone 4 case, €112.50, The Outnet.

R is for: Rad reads. Fashion books, all available at Easons.com.

S is for: Super serum. Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Sculpting/Refinishing Dual Infusion, €340, exclusively at Brown Thomas.

T is for: Tortoiseshell watch, by Nixon, at Raglan.ie.

U is for: Ultimate gifting. The Bag Subscription delivers a designer bag a month for a year, from Net-A-Porter's luxe selection. A snip at €23k. To arrange, email fantasygifts@net-a-porter.com or call 44 (0) 330 022 5702.


V is for: Vetiver. Vetiver spice eau de parfum intense, €95, Bella Bellissima at Brown Thomas.

W is for Wheels: Granny chic is so in, darling. This chic wheeled case is H&M's Weekend bag on wheels, €79.99.

X is for: Collaboration (work with me here). Max X Nastygal Lipstick in Stunner, €12.98, Nastygal.

Y is for: YSL. Vintage YSL cat-eye sunglasses, €150, Farfetch.

Z is for: Zactly what you want. Brown Thomas voucher - the world's your oyster. Happy spending!