Time Out's Christmas gift guide 2014

With our pick of the presents, there's no one you won't please this Christmas



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Before you bellow 'Too soon!' remember that the best gift haul is acquired quietly over time. Let these pages be your guide to thoughtful, stylish presents rather than panic-fuelled novelties. Happy shopping!

Styling by Katie Dailey, assisted by Katie Rosseinsky. Gadgets by David Phelan. Photography by Rob Greig, assisted by Scott Chasserot, Katy Dillon and Max Stanley using the Canon 5D Mk III. Additional photography by Ed Marshall and design by Tom Hislop.

For her

A fashionable lady can be fiendishly hard to buy for, but this lot should make her smile on Christmas morning

For him

Buying for a stylish chap? Simply bag one of these handsome gifts

For the kids

Lure the little ones away from the screen with one of these creative ideas

For foodies

The epicurious on your gift list will appreciate these shiny gastro gadgets

For beauty queens

Find washbag wonders and dressing table delights to put a smile on that preener's face

For music lovers

Know a muso? The latest merch, gadgets and devices will be music to their ears

For screen addicts

Keep screen lovers square-eyed with these film and TV delights

For art fans

Perfect for the considered aesthete, these bold graphics and original designs make for some mini masterpieces

For culture vultures

London's museums are packed with treasures, and so are their gift shops...

For keen cyclists

Got a cyclist in the family? Make their life faster, safer and cooler with a pedalling prezzie

Looking for more festive fun in the capital?

Christmas markets and fairs

Wrap up your festive shopping at London's best festive markets and fairs

Christmas shops and pop-up stores

You're guaranteed to find everything you need at these Christmas departments and pop-up shops

Outdoor ice rinks

Get your skates on: London's outdoor ice rinks are here for the festive season only

Christmas lights

Check out London's many Christmas lights and see the city at its most dazzling

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