With the big day fast approaching, our festive gift guide aims to save you hours of trawling the shops.
Whether you are shopping for your children, husband, mother or any other friend or relative, we take you through our best 10 picks and places to purchase gifts for them - as well as, some great ideas for you!
Gifts Australia is an absolute favourite of ours and has been delivering specialty and mainstream gifts nationwide since 2000. Their range includes handbags, fashion accessories, gift hampers through to kid’s toys like the gorgeous vintage girls tea set (pictured above). Quality of the products is great and their service is stress free - enabling you to enjoy gift giving. There is free standard deliver for all orders of $99 in Australia.
Retailing from $9.95, there's a wonderful selection of gifts for every budget at Gifts Australia.
Sevi City Play Puzzle
Imaginative play at its best! The Sevi City Play Puzzle features 18 wooden pieces, complete with two figurines, comes in a gorgeous wooden box. Children can use it to match colours, shapes or make up their own scape with the removable rooftops. Suitable for Ages 3+, this gift will deliver hours of fun to the younger ones in your life.
Retailing for $99.95, the Sevi City Play Puzzle can be purchased at Two Blossom Lane.
Lorna Jane Diary
This is the easiest and best Christmas present for friends and what's great is you'll get credit all year round as they remember you were the one that gave them their gorgeous and ever popular Lorna Jane Diary 2015. Organisation is made easier as you keep track of your daily routine, plus it includes healthy and delicious recipe ideas, inspiring quotes, at-home workouts and goal setting pages throughout this beautifully presented diary.
Retailing for $39.95, the Lorna Jane Diary can be purchased at OnSport.
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Eye Set
Sometimes eye makeup just doesn’t last as long as we’d like. For standout eyes anywhere, anytime, Bobbi's limited edition Long-Wear Eye Set features her cult favourites and new must-haves including: Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner, mini Intensifying Long-Wear Mascara and mini Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick in two sultry shades make a dramatic eye statement that lasts all day. Rain, sweat and tears won't touch this look, so a Instant Long-Wear Makeup Remover is included - though, you may never want to take it off.
Usually retailing for $136, the Bobbi Brown Long Wear Eye Set is currently on sale for $85 at Bobbi Brown
Riviera Bag by Review
This Riviera Bag will be a hit and is a versatile addition to any look! It comes in navy and cream with light gold hardware and a detachable shoulder strap and a zip fastening. Inside you'll find side pockets and a secure zip pocket.
Retailing for $99.99 – it’s a great gift for that dear friend or perhaps a great present for yourself! See it and other great bags at Review.
Nitro 540 BMX Bike
Your child will love cruising around the neighbourhood in style these summer holidays with this Nitro 540 45cm BMX Bike. Made with a sturdy steel frame, platform pedals and lightweight alloy rims, it’s perfect for ages 6-9 and comes in a variety of colours.
Usually retailing for $129, the Nitro 540 BMX Bike is currently on sale for $99 at Rebel Sport
QUIKSILVER Youth Windy Watch
This watch has an extremely durable PU strap and a great digital display. With features like alarm, countdown timer, water resistance, chronograph modes and a 5 year warranty – it’s a great gift for the active teen!
Retailing for $69.99, the Youth Windy Watch comes in blue, black and yellow and can be purchased at QUICKSILVER online.
Here’s a gift the whole family will enjoy - young and old - as they immerse themselves in the world of gaming with the highly innovative PlayStation 4. Designed by the most inventive minds in video gaming, the PS4 gives the user a cutting-edge experience and will deliver hours of fun!
Retailing for $549, the PlayStation 4 can be purchased at Sony online.
Clinique Happy for Men
Men can be difficult to buy for. He will be thrilled with this Clinique Happy for Men set – containing Clinique Happy For Men Cologne Spray (100ml) and Clinique Happy For Men After Shave Balm (50ml). Cool. Crisp with a hit of citrus. It’s a refreshing scent for men that’s a wonderful last step to finish his grooming routine. After soothing his skin and a little spritz– he’ll be ready for the day!
Retailing for $90, the Clinique Happy for Him set can be purchased at Clinique online.
The Hamper Emporium
If you have friends or family interstate – take the stress out of gift giving with Hamper Emporium. They put together great gourmet Christmas Hampers and have free delivery Australia-wide. Their most popular hampers include red or white wine from some of Australia’s favourite wineries. There’s also a plethora of Christmas treat hampers that include essentials, such as, Christmas pudding, nibbles and, of course, Chocolate! We’ve used them and recommend their service highly. If you’re sending to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane – you have until the 22nd of December and earlier for other addresses, so make sure you place your order well before Xmas to avoid disappointment.
Retailing from $69, see their fantastic range of hampers at The Hamper Emporium