Shopping for someone who considers themselves a minimalist can be a challenge, particularly when they live by the motto 'less is more'. The trick lies in choosing gifts that they'll come to rely on time and again – think beautifully crafted knitwear, simple yet elegant homewares and timeless accessories. Scroll on for our pick of the best gifts for minimalists this festive season.

Mismo M/S Raise Tote Bag

Mismo has garnered a reputation for its pared-back, functional designs and this understated tote bag is no different. We love it for its versatility: Stylish yet sturdy and with the option to carry it by hand or over the shoulder, it's guaranteed to become a go-to for any occasion.

Velasca Magut Chelsea Boots

These sleek leather boots from Velasca are the perfect Chelsea boots, ideal for any occasion. Thanks to a classic silhouette and the winning combination of smooth calfskin leather and a sturdy Vibram sole, they'll see their owner through many years of wear.

ASKET Light Grey Cashmere Sweater

You can never go wrong with gifting a high quality cashmere knit. This beautifully made cashmere sweater from ASKET is as classic as they come, and bound to go down a treat with its lucky recipient. Plus, it's consciously made from recycled cashmere, giving it major sustainability credentials.

Sea Salt by Carla Cascales Alimbau for Tappan

This beautifully understated limited edition print by Carla Cascales Alimbau for Tappan is the perfect minimalist gift for any art lover. The simple yet powerful blue lines will enliven any bare wall.

Aeance Light Padded Jacket

The ultimate all-occasion garment, this innovative padded jacket from Aeance is just as perfect for exercise and outdoor pursuits as it is for everyday wear with jeans and sneakers. Its sleek, minimalist aesthetic only amplifies its versatility.


This sophisticated timepiece from VOID Watches is understated, fuss-free and functional, with attention afforded to the quality of materials and craftsmanship over extraneous aesthetic details. We're particular fans of the metal bracelet, which lends itself easily to being dressed up or down.

LOOPALU Fish Serving Plate No.7

Handcrafted on the Estonian island of Hiiumaa, this serving plate from LOOPALU would make a unique and thoughtful gift for anyone who loves to entertain. The subtle garfish print brings a welcome decorative element to a typically functional piece of kitchenware.

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