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The best luxury Christmas wrapping paper

Make your gifts even more special this year with our edit of designer wrapping paper

jolly holly wrapping paper by impression originale
Impression Originale

Want your pile of presents to look picture-perfect under the tree this year? The key is a showstopping wrapping paper that will delight family and friends before they even begin to unwrap their gifts (and if you’re still hunting for present inspiration, check out our list of 25 luxury gifts under £100).

There are plenty of wrap options out there, but we’ve compiled the ultimate edit of the best designs for a luxurious look and finish. Just invest in a quality ribbon to top it off!

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1 ‘Mistletoe’ wrapping paper, Cadeaux Paperworks
mistletoe wrapping paper by cadeaux paperworks
Cadeaux Paperworks

This uncoated, recyclable paper is decorated with a design created using vegetable-based inks. The minimalist patterns, which also include a simple tree, snow and red berry options, are available with matching gift tags. £2.20 per sheet, cadeauxpaperworks.com

2 ‘Objects’ wrapping paper, Wrap
objects wrapping paper by alejandra garcía y gutiérrez, wrap

Classic red and green not your style? Try Mexican artist Alejandra García y Gutiérrez’s maximalist wrapping paper featuring an illustrated repeat of some of the more awkward shapes to wrap. £4.75 for three sheets, wrapmagazine.com

3 ‘Marbled’ wrapping paper, Trouva
marbled paper gift wrap by gemma lewis, trouva

The swirling colours in Jemma Lewis’s gorgeous marbled wrapping papers are effortlessly (but not traditionally) Christmassy. Every sheet is a totally unique pattern – no repeats here. £30 for 10 sheets, trouva.com

4 ‘Pug Print’ wrapping paper, The Black Pug Press
pug print wrapping paper, the black pug press
The Black Pug Press

The stars of this adorable wrapping paper are its two back-seat passengers: The Black Pug Press founder Laura’s four-legged friends, Betty and Buddy. Their adventures are inspiration for her designs, made in Devon. £2.80 per sheet, theblackpugpress.com

5 ‘Spruce and Stripe’ double-sided wrapping paper, Katie Leamon
spruce and stripe wrapping paper katie leamon
Katie Leamon

Printed on 100% recycled paper, this wrapping paper also offers two designs in one – delicate gold spruce leaves on a deep forest green on one side, contrasting stripes on the other. It’s stylish mixing and matching made easy. £5 for two sheets, katieleamon.com

6 ‘Skaters’ wrapping paper, Lagom Design
skater wrapping paper lagom design
Lagom Design

Illustrated by Naomi Wilkinson, this wrapping paper depicts an idyllic white Christmas spent skating and sledging. Even if all we get in the UK this year is rain, at least your gifts will look the part. £2 per sheet, lagomdesign.co.uk

7 ‘Festive Stripe’ wrapping paper, Liberty
festive stripe wrapping paper by rifle paper co, liberty

Stripes are always in fashion, even when it comes to Christmas wrapping paper. The festive green, gold, silver and burnt orange lines that make up this design by American stationery brand Rifle Paper Co will suit more understated styles. £12.95 per roll, libertylondon.com

8 ‘Jolly Holly’ wrapping paper, Impression Originale
jolly holly wrapping paper by impression originale
Impression Originale

French brand Impression Originale created wrapping papers that are pure art. This design by Claire de Quenétain is guided by the spirit of Matisse’s fluid brush strokes, but with a distinctly festive subject matter. £4.25 per sheet, impressionoriginale.com

9 ‘Gingham’ wrapping paper, Ruby & Bo
gingham wrapping paper by ruby and bo
Not On The High Street

Brilliantly, this 100% recycled wrapping paper is also a gift. The accompanying gift tag is embedded with seeds for 24 different varieties of British wildflower – all you need to do is plant it once you have read the message. £3.50 for one sheet and tag, rubyandbo.com

10 ‘Night Sky’ wrapping paper, Rowen & Wren
night sky wrapping paper rowen and wren
Rowen & Wren

Made using bark from Nepalese mulberry bushes, this handmade wrapping paper has a soft, natural texture that will add a tactile quality to your gifts. Its moody starry night pattern makes a refreshing change from cheery reds. £3 per sheet, rowenandwren.co.uk

11 ‘Otti’ wrapping paper, Ola Studio
otti wrapping paper by ola studio
Ola Studio

The slightly thicker stock of this rust-coloured paper means it is suitable for origami and bookbinding as well as wrapping gifts. Keep it after the big day and use again, safe in the knowledge that it was sourced from FSC-certified forests. £5 for two sheets, olastudio.co.uk

12 ‘Marbled’ wrapping paper, Selfridges
marbled wrapping paper paper mirchi selfridges

Paper Mirchi, the forward-thinking brand behind this marbled and feathered wrapping paper, works with small artisan producers in India to create its distinctive designs. This pattern’s slightly metallic finish makes it extra festive. £5 for 15 sheets, selfridges.com

13 ‘Square’ wrapping paper, Esme Winter
esme winter wrapping paper
Esme Winter

Known for its collaborations with the like of Margaret Howell and Mr Porter, this eponymous London-based brand makes high-fashion wrapping paper. The designs are geometric, striking and all intended to elevate the art of gift giving. £3 per sheet, esmewinter.co.uk

14 ‘White’ wrapping paper, JamJar Edit
jam jar edit wrapping paper
Jam Jar Edit

Taken from a photograph of pressed English flowers, this wrapping paper by the creative studio known for its floral installations is a reminder that spring is just around the corner. It’s perfect for those who are less than keen on cold weather and dark days. £15 for 5 sheet, jamjaredit.co.uk

15 ‘Deco Bees’ wrapping paper, Cox & Cox
deco bees wrapping paper by cox and cox
Cox & Cox

Dark grey may not be the obvious choice for Christmas wrapping paper, but it will look luxurious under a softly lit tree – especially as the metallic honey bee motif will shimmer in the light. Pure, unadulterated festive glamour. £13.50 per roll, coxandcox.co.uk

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