The top holiday gifts for the hard-working jetsetter in your life

Because I know what it means to be last minute Christmas shopping, but still wanting to find the perfect gift for someone, I thought I would help you and share 13 of my own favorites this season. So do yourself a favor and shop now … You know you will be thankful to get it over with!

Happy Holidays!

Bialetti's pasta pot


Why didn't I think of this? I have needed this two-in-one pasta cooker/strainer my entire life. Gone are the days of a sink full of escaped, slippery spaghetti! (Credit to Oprah, who had this gem on her Amazon Favorite Things Christmas list). It's $30, and in amazing colors.

Adidas Stan Smith sneakers


Adidas' Stan Smith sneakers are the must-have shoes of the season. The best part is they're comfortable, they're cool, and they go with everything. Male or female – your partner/son/daughter/friend is guaranteed to love this shoe. And think you're the coolest person to walk the face of the planet. £70 ($89) to £80

Barracuda luggage

You made the flight … But where is your suitcase? You arrive at the hotel, but forgot your electricity converter and can't charge your phone? No problem. Barracuda luggage offers location tracking, charging, and more. Prices start at $275.

Pursen travel pillow organizer


Story of my life. You're on a plane but 10 minutes after "organizing" yourself you lose your pen/your glasses/your gum/your tissues/your earbuds/your iphone. This travel pillow organizer will help you keep a clear mind in hours of tight space. And let you snooze. $34.99

Marie Kondo's 'Life-changing Magic of Tidying'

Decluttering is nothing new but there is something special about Marie Kondo's book "Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up" (hence why it has become such a best seller). It will literally change your life (as it has mine). £4 to £9

White Company cashmere socks

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Cashmere socks fit into the category for many of us as "something we would never buy ourselves, but love getting as a present." Warm and soft as butter on your toes … In a good way. For men and women. £35 to £45.

Baxter's Night Cream AHA


I have given male friends Baxter men's night cream many a time … And they, as the company also claims, "wake up with a brand new face." Though it's changing, many men still don't know about the exfoliating benefits of AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) in night creams. This cream won the GQ Grooming Award 2016. $26 per 120 ml.

Delfonics Quitterie pouch

Japanese brand Delfonics is a cult gem. I love giving their simple zipper pouches as presents, a classy and understated way of organizing yourself. We women know all about digging at the bottom of a bag. I find my friends love this especially for travel or when going to meetings. £25.15

Ministry Apparel – Dress smarter, work smarter

Ministry Apparel

No more sweaty, wrinkled dress shirts. Instead, I give you stretchy, comfy, classic magic. Ministry Apparel make everything from dress shirts to suits (for men and women) that are moisture wicking, wrinkle free, and machine washable. Working is that much harder if your clothes are stiff and scratchy. My "Easier Than Silk Shirt" and "Structure Your Day" trousers leave me free to move however I want, but still look classy and professional! (ps: a dream for travel!) $40 to $450

Uber gift card

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Hellooo. Whether you have a car or not, this Uber gift card is a no-brainer. So useful.

The luxury Murdock wet shave with signature facial

Men dig this. Lie back. Close your eyes. Get a hot washcloth on your face. And then the most beautiful shave, with all the trimmings (quite literally) of your entire life. Can you feel it? They can. For the man you care for (and who you want cleaned up). £55

Personal training or class sessions

Health is wealth. If you care for somebody, their wellbeing is important to you. So what better gift than a few personal training sessions. Bodyism offers individual sessions and classes, and their workouts will make your loved one feel amazing and alive.

Smelly candle

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You can never go wrong with a smelly candle that fills your home with beautiful fragrant whiffs. And I am told by the professionals that getting a candle right is much harder than you think. So sniff away at Vogue's top choices for the holiday season. Personally, I'm a sucker for anything with amber. £30-£155

—Louisa Bojesen is anchor on CNBC's Street Signs Europe.

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