Do you know a Strictly Come Dancing devotee? You know – that friend you haven’t seen since September? The one who dreams of foxtrotting around the dancefloor, impressing Craig Revel Horwood and wrapping their bronzed arms around the coveted glitterball?
Make their Christmas fab-u-lous, and avert any disaaaaasters, with our top ten gifts for Strictly Come Dancing fans…
Deck the halls
Glitter and glitz go hand-in-hand with Christmas. Please any Strictly lover with this suitably sparkly festive knit.
Topshop sequin Christmas tree sweater, from £46. Buy here
Follow in Judy Murray’s footsteps and get up close and personal with Anton du Beke, as well as Erin Boag, Trent Whiddon, Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor. Take dance lessons and ask them your burning questions before watching performances and heading off to a black tie ball to cha-cha the night away.
Dancing with the Stars weekend, from £409. Buy here
Please Craig and perfect that top line in no time. This clever little gadget discreetly sits beneath your clothes, buzzing gently if your posture slips below spotless. It also tracks your movement and activity via an easy-to-use app. You’ll have poise and grace worthy of a ten from Len in no time.
Lumo Lift, from £79. Buy here
Prepare for the spotlight – or the unflattering photo booth at your work Christmas party – with Bare Minerals aptly named Star of the Show set. Once your eyes, lips and complexion are as radiant as Darcey’s no one will notice your dodgy footwork…
Bare Minerals make up set, from £49. Buy here
They might be a tad high if you’re planning on showcasing any chasses, pirouettes or grand jete lifts but these spangly stilettos embody all that is wonderful about Strictly Come Dancing.
New Look heels, from £24.99. Buy here
Finish off your sharp suit with accessories Brucie would be proud of.
Ballroom dancing cufflinks, from £19.95. Buy here
Make sure you’re prepared for your ballroom debut from top to toe(nail). A couple of coats of sequins and your digits will feel ready for a spin in the spotlight.
Nails Inc Alexa Sequin nail varnish, from £15. Buy here
Just add bronzer. Need we say more?
Oasis sequin dress, from £60. Buy here
Make a date
Book in dancing lessons, social soirees and fake tan appointments – and cross off the days until Len, Bruno, Darcey and Craig are back on our screens – with this handy calendar.
Official calendar, from £6.99. Buy here
Pack up your leotard and dancing shoes in his sequin encrusted bag. You’ll easily be the fanciest person at your gym…
Topshop sequinned backpack, from £15. Buy here