Christmas gift ideas 2021 – a big responsibility. No matter the budget, from trendy tech to timeless pieces and stocking fillers extraordinaire, Luxuriate Life have gathered some awesome Christmas gift ideas for this festive season.
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – A festive essential
Bloom Christmas Wreaths
Bloom’s Christmas wreath collection 2021 is an exploration of nature and the joy that can be created using natural ingredients. As you would expect from one of the UK’s most ethical florists, all Festive Wreath designs are 100% plastic-free and created using sustainable floristry techniques. Skilled London florists make each luxury holiday wreath by hand to ensure you receive the perfect gift this December.
Fragrant foliage, beautiful branches and fabulous fruits all combine with pinecones and sumptuous spruce to create a hugely festive collection of luxury Christmas wreaths this year. Designed by celebrity florist Larry Walshe, each of the fresh wreaths are the epitome of style and sophistication whilst also having individual personality and flair.
From – www.bybloom.co.uk
Price | From £66
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – For the coffee lover
Magnifica Evo Coffee
Magnifica Evo embodies the De’Longhi perfetto experience and technology to always offer the best result, from bean to cup. This range is specifically designed to introduce the automatic coffee machine world to busy entry level coffee lovers, looking for a one touch experience and sleek machine design. You can create personalised milk and coffee beverages from freshly ground beans with 4 one-touch recipes including doppio+ creamy milk foam thanks to the manual milk frother.
The La Specialista Arte opens a world of barista quality coffee to those looking to recreate the authentic experience at home with De’Longhi’s most hands-on espresso machine to date. This espresso machine has 8 grind settings, specifically developed to fit all varieties of coffee beans and 3 infusion temperature levels, able to adapt to the variety of the beans and their level of roasting.
From – delonghi.com
Price | From £399
For that special coffee rush any time of day or night, why not try the stylish LatteSelect® fully automated automatic bean to cup coffee machine to create top-tier barista style drinks from the comfort of your own home.
Thanks to its one-touch ease of use function and coloured picture display you can choose from one of twelve coffee recipes to create the most convenient Lungo, Americano, Espresso, Café Crème, Cappuccino and Latte Macchiato with one button. What is even better you can make two cups of coffee at once with its double cup mode.
From – www.melitta.co.uk
Price | £1000
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – Feeling techie
LG SIGNATURE is a range of ultra-premium, state-of-the-art home appliances and electronics, which deliver the ultimate living experience including OLED R TV (A TV that rolls up!), fridge, washing machine and wine cellar. The range combines meaningful innovation and gorgeous aesthetics, which bring together an awe inspiring synergy of art, design, and technology. The wine cellar is next level with optimal preservation technology which focuses on vibrations, temperature and humidity so instead of opening the wine cellar to look inside, just knock on the cellar door twice and it magically lights up.
From – lg.com/uk/lg-signature
Price | £5,999 (wine cellar)
Blue Label x Bang & Olufsen Headphones Gift Pack
Combining sound with flavour, this collaboration between Johnnie Walker and Bang & Olufsen allows you to immerse your senses in pure pleasure. The gift pack contains a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky, (700ml) and a pair of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ earphones. Small, lightweight and comfortable enough to wear while lying on a pillow, these adaptive noise cancelling wireless earphones contain six built-in microphones for clear calls, authentic audio and unparalleled clarity.
Pour a dram of the velvety smooth and vibrant Scotch Whisky then slip in the Bang & Olufsen headphones. Only 100 limited edition gift packs have been made available to Harvey Nichols exclusively at their Knightsbridge store and online.
From – www.harveynichols.com
Price | £495
Amazfit GTR 3 Pro Smart Watch
This really is the next level health watch. With the Amazfit GTR 3 Pro fitness watch you can test your heart rate, blood-oxygen saturation, stress level and breathing rate in a single tap of the watch and get a result in as little as 45 seconds. With over 150 built-in sports modes to suit your choice of activity, the watch can track metrics like heart rate, calories burned and more. The watch also has a large 1.45-inch screen, a 70.59% screen-to-body ratio, and is visible even under bright sunlight.
From – www.amazon.co.uk
Price | £179.99
Master and Dynamic earphones
Premium audio company Master & Dynamic, have created the MW08 Sport True Wireless Earphones. The shatter-resistant sapphire glass body and Kevlar® fibre case offer a luxe look and are built to withstand any workout. New foam ear tips provide enhanced comfort and a custom fit that stays put no matter what. Wireless charging and up to 42 hours battery life mean you’ll never be without your music.
The earphones are available in Black Sapphire Glass/Black Kevlar®, Silver Sapphire Glass/Black Kevlar®, Blue Sapphire Glass/Black Kevlar®, and Green Sapphire Glass/Black Kevlar®. The MC100 Wireless Charge Pad is available in Silver/Grey and Gunmetal/Black.
From – www.masterdynamic.co.uk
Price | £329
Marshall Emberton Portable Speaker
Bring a touch of an iconic brand into your home with the Marshall Emberton Portable Speaker. Weighing in at under 700g, this compact and lightweight speaker boasts 20+ hours of portable playtime, an IPX-7 water-resistant design and a multi-directional control knob for a superior signature sound that will add warmth to the home this holiday season.
The Marshalls brand epitomises powerful, high-quality sound and the spirit of rock’n’roll – a cool piece of classic kit to add a touch of class to your listening pleasure.
From – www.johnlewis.com
Price | £120
Edifier Bookshelf Speaker
If you are looking for a stylish speaker, then consider the lifestyle led design of the Edifier Bookshelf Speaker with its pine panelling and sleek white speaker housing – ideal for fitting into any existing interior.
Now available with remote-controlled wireless Bluetooth, simply connect to an iPhone, Android, tabloid, PC or Mac, for studio sound quality. The high-Res Audio certification produces fine-tuned sound for an immersive listening experience and has a naturally fine-tuned sound reproduction.
From – www.amazon.co.uk
Price | £259.99
Jabra Elite 3
If you’re looking for the perfect excuse to dance this Christmas, the all-new Jabra Elite 3 offer a rich sound, powerful bass and clear calls. The earbuds are engineered to bring music to life with 6mm speakers and seven hours of battery life. The earbuds offer outstanding noise isolation and HearThrough awareness, an all-day comfortable and secure fit, sleek Danish design and a new range of colours including Dark Grey, Navy, Lilac and Light Beige.
From – www.jabra.co.uk
Price | £79.99
Both of 23andMe’s kits can reveal fascinating insights into your health and/or ancestry, and enable you to find and connect with other 23andMe users over the world who share your DNA. The added family tree feature can also help you to get to the root of any questions you have around your ancestry. All that’s needed is a saliva sample and simple sending instructions are included.
From revealing if you’re genetically predisposed to be able to match a musical pitch, to finding out if you’re likely to have a fear of public speaking, 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry kit can give a well-rounded view of how genes may impact health and lifestyle patterns, with a package of 125+ reports available. As part of this service, the kit also tests for genetic links to more serious health conditions that can only be viewed on an opt-in basis and are not diagnostic.
From – 23andMe
Price | £149 (Health + Ancestry kit)
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – Kitchen & Home
Kenwood Chef Baker
Kenwood Chef has a huge range of attachments available so this powerful machine multi-tasks as a blender, mincer, spiralizer, juicer and more. The result of 10,000 hours of testing, gradual speed increases means mess free baking with air cooled power to ensure no overheating too. We really like the inbuilt scales that measure in both pounds and grams as well as the dishwasher friendliness of the attachments.
From – www.kenwoodworld.com
Price | From £499
KitchenAid Cordless Seven-Speed Hand Mixer
Gift your loved one the freedom to create a clutter-free countertop and no tangled cords with the KitchenAid Cordless Collection, which includes a hand blender, five-Cup chopper and seven-speed hand mixer.
Winner of the best handhold cordless mixer by the experts at Good Housekeeping, the seven-speed hand mixer has a soft start feature which brings the beaters up to the selected speed gradually to help prevent splattering and can make up to 200 cookies on a full charge.
From – kitchenaid.co.uk
Price | £149
Be on the lookout for Santa with Google’s Nest Cam whether outside or in. Its rechargeable battery gives you the freedom to place it anywhere you like and Nest Cam’s improved algorithms mean more handy and accurate alerts that keep you informed with the important stuff, like friends and family arriving for Christmas dinner or the kids misbehaving in the other room. Not only does its sleek look suit any room, it’s also been sustainably designed with 47% post-consumer recycled material across its plastic parts – making it an ideal sustainable gift too.
From – Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys.
Price | £170
Have a steamy time this festive season with the stylish and high tech Laurastar must-have steamers which work to purify and beautify clothes and surfaces using a one of a kind Dry Microfine Steam (DMS).
The gift for parents, fashionistas, and home bodies alike, the DMS system works to create steam at 100 degrees celsius, 15 times faster than other steamers and with 0% humidity, leaves no damp residue. The DMS also kills 99.9% of bacteria and 100% of dust mites.
From – www.laurastar.co.uk
Price | £179
BISSELL PowerClean 2X Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner
After the visitors, spillages, muddy shoes, and general festivities, you’ll be looking for a nifty gadget to come to the rescue. Step right up, BISSELL’s new PowerClean 2X with its new three-inch Tough Stain Tool and 2-in-1 Crevice Tool. All of a sudden, it’s easy to deal with everyday messes, ingrained dirt and unexpected spills on carpets, stairs and rugs and furniture. Thanks to the long 2.4m hose and 7.9m cable, you’ll even reach those tricky high places. Powerful suction combined with the BISSELL® Wash & Protect Pro formula means that this Christmas, you can deal with the mess you can see and the allergens that you can’t.
From – bisselldirect.co.uk
Cuisinart Cordless Mini Prep Pro
This super powerful mini chopper is guaranteed to save valuable time in your festive kitchen. Not only can it chop vegetables in seconds, you can blitz breadcrumbs, make dips and blend sauces. It’s also cordless, so you don’t need to have a plug socket free – as long as it is charged you can prepare your recipe anywhere.
From – cuisinart.co.uk
Price | £90
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – For him
Turn the barbecue into a rotisserie and slow-roast a crispy yet moist whole turkey this Christmas. The Rotisserie gently rotates food above the cooking grate, producing succulent, self-basted meat directly from your outdoor kitchen. It can even be used for heavy turkeys, geese, large roasts and pork tenderloins.
Designed to fit the cookbox on Genesis® II, Genesis® II LX 200 and 300, and Genesis® 300 series gas barbecues, the Rotisserie from Weber includes a 107-cm stainless steel spit, two spit forks that adjust to hold both large and small items, hardware, and an electric motor that slowly rotates your food above the cooking grates.
From – www.weber.com
Price | £185.84
With T.M. Lewin’s top list of festive favourites, you can wrap up or dress up the perfect present. ’Tis the official season to replenish the underwear drawer, so stock up on breathable, pure cotton boxer shorts and patterned cotton socks with flashes of colour. For Christmas gifts that keep on giving, there’s everyday essentials from classic crew neck jumpers in pure merino wool to leather cardholders.
From – www.tmlewin.com
Price | varies
Ben Sherman shirts from Suit Direct
Get some classic good looks from Suit Direct and the original Ben Sherman shirts, a style icon of British Fashion since 1963. A wardrobe staple, the mens long sleeved, regular fit gingham shirt shouts true casual shirt style. The lightweight, smooth cotton fabric has a box pleat and locker loop with a classic spade pocket and a button-down collar. And if you like the shirts, check out the rest of the clothing range for style that is as relevant today as it was five decades ago.
From – suitdirect.co.uk
Price | £45
The Thermapen cooking thermometer is designed specifically for expert cooks to gauge the exact point when your food is ready, ensuring that the Christmas dinner this year isn’t a turkey! The ultimate kitchen thermometer is the most accurate way to create fast, perfectly cooked food to really show off your skills in the kitchen. With a one second temperature recording and easy to read rotating digital display, the Thermapen ONE is the faster and more accurate way to control temperatures.
From – www.thermapen.co.uk
Price | £66
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – For Her
Designed in London, Bobbie Watches has been created by women, for women. Their three inaugural watches are named after inspirational women and the team at Bobbie will be donating 10% of their profit to causes that support marginalised women.
Watches you can’t find in stores, traditional designs are teamed them with playful, modern colour combinations – always on a signature, premium leather double strap. The Iris Watch (above) is in a rose gold case, with a navy-blue face with all watches housing a Miyota GL30 quartz movement.
From – www.bobbiewatches.com
Price | £210
The Diamond Store
For the ultimate in sparkle, this tennis bracelet will set off any slender wrist. The white gold setting shows off lavish sparkling diamonds to create instant elegance. Handcrafted with the finest lab grown diamonds in a fusion of sustainable art and technology, its exceptional beauty and value makes it a stunning and popular gift (or self-reward) for any special occasion with amazing value for money.
From – www.thediamondstore.co.uk
Price | £1,190
Ioniq Skincare – Starter Kit Body
The Ioniq skincare range is suitable for vegans and is made from carefully selected ingredients like macadamia oil which regenerates, nourishes and protects the skin and aloe vera that moisturises and softens the skin.
What sets this make apart however is the delivery of the body serum – using a futuristic Ioniq One smart sprayer device. Everyday applications are made easy at the touch of a button providing long-lasting and even care the whole day long, giving that elastic skin feeling.
From – ioniqskin.com
Price | £249.90
Vintner’s Daughter The Signature Set
Vintner’s Daughter is the one of the most coveted skincare brands loved by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Heidi Klum to name a few. This festive season Vintner’s Daughter have launched their Signature Set, which houses both their Active Treatment Essence and Active Botanical Serum. Designed to renew, reset and refresh in just two steps, this consciously crafted duo delivers the quintessential Californian glow.
From – Available exclusively to www.net-a-porter.com
Price | £380
Noble Isle Forest Bathing Gift Set
This bathing gift set with the lovely Alpine aromas is ideal for gifting this Christmas. Containing Noble Isle’s New Pinewood Single Wick Candle and Scots Pine Bath & Shower Gel, this set encourages time out and relaxation this winter season. Slowly inhale the uplifting scent of Scotland’s ancient forests and sink gently under the bubbles scented with Scots pine and heather, to go on a forest bathing journey.
From – www.nobleisle.com
Price | £49
Lounge wear has become ever more popular and this pair of Cashmere Joggers from Loop Cashmere is a particular favourite. Great for wearing at home yet chic enough to venture further afield, these are the comfiest clothing item you can wear whilst travelling to the in-laws. They come in five colourways from small to XL and are made from 100% sustainable cashmere with a tie waist and cuffed legs.
From – www.loopcashmere.co.uk
Price | £279
By Sarah London | Festive Facial Favourites
The Christmas bundle features the iconic trio – the Balancer Cleansing Oil, formulated with soothing marula seed and squalene to wash away all impurities, the renowned restorative Hero Facial Oil, and intensely nourishing Reviver Hydrating Mist, making it the perfect gift for a beauty novice, or budding skinthusiast.
Price | £76
Tabitha James Kraan Hair Organics
Introduce your loved ones to the power of Tabitha James Kraan with the sumptuous Get Started Set. Discover the aromatherapy of the Scented Organic Hair Oil, a highly nutritious hair oil that will restore life to your hair (30ml), the Amber Rose Hair Cleanser, a creamy problem solving shampoo to address re-balance the scalp (60ml), the 4-in-1 Conditioner, a hair moisturiser, detangler, heat protectant and styling product (60ml), as well as the Dry Shampoo (15g), all wrapped up in a luxury gift box. All Tabitha James Kraan products are 100% natural and Certified by the Soil Association.
From – www.tabithajameskraan.com
Price | £59
BDK Rouge Smoking
BDK Parfum’s Rouge Smoking is inspired by a woman who lives in Pigalle, Paris with a strong taste for fashion. A warm fragrance, powdery and sweet notes of cherry accord and black vanilla combine with spicy notes of cashmeran for a powerful aroma.
From – www.harrods.com
Price | £150 100ml EDP
Escentric Molecules Story Edition
Celebrating 15 years of chemistry with a limited edition fragrance of Molecule and Escentric 01 from Escentric Molecules. The Story Editions will feature 30 different stories from brand fans around the world who have shared their #moleculestories of their adventure wearing and discovering these iconic fragrances.
From – www.harveynichols.com
Price | £72 (100ml EDT)
Step into the perfect pre-party prep space for all your Christmas party haircuts and styling by celebrity hairdresser Ricky Walters. Ricky has shaken the salon scene with his soho hot-spot where by day his highly skilled professional stylists and colourists transform your hair and by night SALON64 becomes a sophisticated bar and member club. If you’re looking for a cut and a cocktail, head to SALON64.
SALON64 proudly launched their brand-new professional range of at-home haircare, encompassing the three key elements of hair – shine, moisture, and strength. Offering a range which is vegan, cruelty-free and SLS free, SALON64’s new professional at-home haircare collection has been designed to look after your hair and scalp health. The SALON64 POWER TRIO is currently available at: www.salon64products.co.uk
Hair appointments – www.salon64.co.uk
Price | varies
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – For the kids
For any newborns arriving this Christmas, Mi-bambino London, an online luxury sustainable children lifestyle brand, has created a “Love is Love Collection Luxury Baby Hamper” with everything you could want for a new arrival.
Everything is made with 100% pure Egyptian cotton, organic cotton and bamboo Lyocell, perfect for handing on down the family for ongoing use. The organic luxury hamper offers baby clothing, Sandalwood & Jasmine candle diffuser set, a bailey chunky knit blanket and a handmade succulent plant terrarium. There is even a hand knitted elephant and hooded bath towel.
From – www.mi-bambino.com
Price | £290
The Little Green Sheep Teepee
A perfect place to keep little ones out of the kitchen on Christmas day is the naturally stunning Teepee from The Little Green Sheep. A must-have for any stylish parent who wants their little ones’ imaginations to run wild, it has been beautifully designed with a striking scalloped edge, 100% cotton canvas and wooden structure, creating the most divine play tent. Available in two neutral colour options, Linen or Grey these designs will fit naturally into any home.
Price | £99.95
Christmas morning playtime will be made complete with a Tendresse doll from Kaloo. Ideal from birth and made from the softest materials, the Tendresse doll collection will comfort little ones as they grow, soon becoming the star of any imaginative play and games, whilst looking right at home in a nursery from day one. All including a delicate ribbon necktie and soft, long legs for easy gripping, each Tendresse has their own individual style, outfit and personality.
From – Jolo Maman Bebe
Price | £19.99
HyperX Cloud Flight wireless gaming headset (PS4)
For any gamers in your family, the HyperX Cloud Flight wireless gaming headset is ideal for PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 consoles. The key features include 2.4GHz wireless connection, Signature HyperX comfort, 30 hours of battery life for extended wireless gaming on one charge and a new mic mute LED for more visible mic control. It also has durable adjustable steel sliders on its headband and HyperX signature memory foam for extended gameplay.
From – argos.co.uk
Price | £69.99
The Classic World Chefs kitchen set is perfect for teaching your child to cook like a Michelin pro! Move over Gordon Ramsay and co … here comes the next generation of cookery superstars. The kitchen is big enough for friends to play together happily, developing in turn their communications skills. Suitable for three-year-olds upwards, the different accessories are included to foster easy and fun role play; food for washing, cutting and cooking, cooking utensils and salt and pepper to add flavour.
From – Hippychick.com
Price | £119.95
Rachel Riley Baby Girl Festive Gift Box
For all little princesses out there, this baby girl festive gift box is a Christmas treat complete with a Tartan Frill Dress & Bloomers, Robin Babydoll Flannel Pyjamas and a Christmas gift card for a personal message.
The tartan frock is the perfect dress for making a star appearance on Christmas Day itself and there will be sweet dreams a-plenty when the sleepy mite snuggles into the flannel PJs when the day is done.
From – rachelriley.co.uk
Price | £129
Coding Critters® MagiCoders Blazer the Dragon
For junior coders, the MagiCoders® Blazer the Dragon is perfect – a robot dragon toy to teach your pre-schooler early coding skills through fun, imaginative play. Blazer’s magic coding wand casts a coding spell that can make Blazer dance, light up and more! You can even design your own endless coding challenges with Blazer’s 22-piece interactive playset.
There’s also Botley® 2.0 The Coding Robot too which will have kids as young as five coding in minutes. It can be programmed with a sequence of up to 150 steps in six directions, putting on a light show. It can have new challenges set and there are a number of cool features to unlock.
Orboot Earth Interactive AR Globe
Suitable for ages 4 – 10, your kiddies can explore the world with 400+ highlights and 1,000 cool facts across six categories– cultures, cuisines, monuments, inventions, animals and maps with the Orboot Earth Interactive AR Globe. The accompanying app is in nine languages and is compatible with iPad 5th gen and above, iPad Air all models, iPad Pro all models, iPad Mini 2 and above, iPhone 6 and above and Android devices with a minimum 3 GB Ram.
From – www.playshifu.com
Price | £44.99
Christmas gift ideas 2021 – Great stocking fillers
AIRE Ancient Baths
Since opening this summer, AIRE Ancient Baths has fast become an oasis of relaxation in London. For Christmas, the gift box is the perfect addition to a luxurious stocking and will look beautiful under any Christmas Tree. The sleek black box opens to reveal the magical bathing experience waiting for the recipient. There is also an AIRE E-Gift, an immersive, unique and surprising way to give AIRE. A digital sensorial journey that you can customise by choosing an original design and including a personal message so they will receive a preview of the magical world of AIRE and enjoy it on any device.
From – beaire.com
Price | From £90
Bat those lashes! Kjaer Weis is the cosmetic gift that will last a lifetime. Each of their delicious, Certified Organic formulas are housed in a refillable, silver compact which is designed to be kept for ever.
Any Kjaer Weis product is beautiful enough to go wrapping-nude, but their new Im-Possible Mascara will be sure to steal the show. Expect high-impact, made-you-look volume lashes made possible with a Certified Organic Formula, suitable for even the most sensitive eyes.
From – Content Beauty and Wellbeing
Price | £30
Eyeko Eyebrow Set
Even your eyebrows need a holiday gift from time to time! Perfect for a loved one, or any eyebrow enthusiast, this gift set features one tinted brow gel and one pair of tweezers to help define, shape and perfect your arches.
Equipped with a nano brush, the botanically enriched formula of the gel delivers a natural-looking finish with flexible hold. The slanted tweezers are designed for superior precision from fluffy to defined, shaping, tidying and styling those brows into something spectacular!
From – www.eyeko.co.uk
Price | £19
ESPA Charms of Happiness
Infused with treasured ingredients, ESPA embraces the invaluable jewels of nature in each charm of happiness. An inspiring collection enriched with the scent of Jasmine, Gardenia and Rose Geranium to provide a burst of happiness, whilst the vibrancy of Bergamot and Sweet Orange serve as a fragrant reminder to count your blessings.
The set – normally priced at £54, includes a Positivity Bath & Shower Gel 50ml, a Positivity Pulse Point Oil 9ml and a Positivity Bath and Body Oil 15ml. A skin stimulating brush is also included.
From – ESPA
Price | £35
Illamasqua’s Firework Brush and Tools set is ideal for perfecting your makeup this season and the ultimate gift for anyone wishing to update their look. The set includes a Powder Brush, their best-selling Foundation Brush, a Blender Brush, Eyelash Curlers and a Pencil Sharpener. Housed in a Brush Canister, this set includes the brush essentials for any makeup artist or enthusiast.
They also offer an eye, lip and cheek set – a radiance-boosting kit made up of a colouring eye pencil in Aura, Beyond Liquid Highlighter and Beyond Lipstick in Spark.
From – www.illamasqua.com
Price | Firework Brush and Tools set – £45 (worth £114)
Tonies Audio Book – The Snowman
The Toniebox is an audio system for kids that plays stories, songs and more for kiddies aged three and above. It’s soft, snuggable and portable so you can take the storytime, song and musical fun with you wherever you go.
There are a number of Audio Books perfect for stocking fillers, including the ever popular The Snowman story spoken by Matthew Macfadyen and Benedict Cumberbatch.
From – tonies.com
Price | £14.99 for The Snowman audio book
Threesixty Smart Fan & Heater
No one needs to be cold this winter and give a thoughtful gift of warmth. The Threesixty app controlled ceramic smart heater has an organic sleek design and will look great in any room. It has 1800 watts of power, and the built-in fan ensures 360 accelerated heat distribution for a warmer room twice as quick.
From – duux.co.uk
Price | £99.99
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