Our Brisbane Christmas Gift Guide
Our fave local business are dishing out the goodies this Christmas
It’s that time of the year again! Christmas parties, scorching hot Brisbane days, and the hunt for the perfect Christmas gifts begins.
Whether you’re after a Kris Kringle gift for you colleague, or something a little more personalised for your significant other, our Christmas gift guide is packed with some great ideas from our favourite local businesses.
Get shopping, Stylers!
Nook | South Brisbane
The best way to complement any outfit is with a takeaway ceramic mug, and Nook has some of the sweetest hand-crafted mugs in town. Their sleek designs are the perfect stocking-filler, and a foolproof way to please even the pickiest gift receivers. Coffee not their thing? Nook also has a range of beautiful ceramic kitchenware, deliciously scented candles and pop-culture inspired puzzles.
Sheets on the Line | Paddington & Fortitude Valley
If one thing is for certain, it’s that everyone deserves good quality bed linen. Sheets on the Line specialise in organic cotton and pure linen to make those eight hours of shut-eye pure bliss. Your friends and family will love that you can customise their sleeping experience, with the option to choose between silky and soft, soft and crisp or light and airy fabric.
By Baby Fine Jewellery | Fortitude Valley
Say, ‘I love you’ this Christmas with a timeless piece from By Baby. Made on site, the pieces are unique, sleek and carefully curated. Choose between their signature honey hoops available in 9ct silver, white gold, rose gold and gold, or diamond huggies for a little extra bling. If you are wanting to embrace their range of unique products, check out their zodiac necklaces, perfect for astrology lovers.
Sunday Society | Coorparoo
If COVID has taught us anything, it’s how fun at-home dinner parties can be! Treat your friends and family to a range of nifty homewares from the Sunday Society with homewares and furniture that can jazz up any space. Gift a set of glorious champagne flutes, cocktail glasses or platter boards that are guaranteed to make every party Insta-worthy. Accompany your gift with a set of reusable cocktail picks or some edible rose petals.
St Barts | Fortitude Valley
Located in Fortitude Valley’s renowned shopping strip, James Street, the coastal chic store St Barts is a must check out for Christmas gifts for mum or a girlfriend. From European-inspired fashion pieces to homewares and furniture, you really can’t go wrong! Gift a Sohum Cedarwick Candle and add a touch of glam to their Christmas morning. After all, a girl can never have too many candles!
The Common Thread | Bulimba
Tucked away in the leafy suburb of Bulimba, designer and owner Safa Itote’s boutique, The Common Thread, is one of a handful of Brisbane boutiques showcasing ethical and sustainable clothing labels. Stocking the cool as kicks label Veja, these ‘it’ sneakers are a perfect present for loved ones this Christmas, and an excellent choice for anyone looking to spruce up their wardrobe! They even stock kids’ sizes (total cuteness)!
Parade | Wilston
As described in its name, at Parade you’ll find an array of beautiful and unique gifts and homewares. With gifts for both him and her, we guarantee you’ll have no trouble finding Chrissy presents for the whole family! For the ladies, we recommend the Bopo Women Self Love Body Oil. Pair it with the Bopo Women Rose Quartz Facial Roller and create the ultimate self-care package! For the guys, would you dare go past an enamel espresso kit? The ideal gift for the traveller, camper or all-round coffee enthusiast in your life!
The Collective Store | Wynnum
Stocking beautiful handmade goods, The Collective Store is a mecca for those who shop ethically and think forward. The shop supports local Australian designers, with a collection of over 100 makers and artists. You’ll be hard pressed to look past their range of stunning and unique earrings, featuring Christmas trees, toucans and hot air balloons. Perfect for that quirky, artsy friend or relative you can never seem to find the right pressie for!
Natasha Schweitzer | Fortitude Valley
Founded by sisters Natasha and Alex Chipman, Natasha Schweitzer is a firm favourite amongst Stylers, that in luxury every day and custom pieces. Made out of only the best materials and designed to last a lifetime, these pieces are any girls dream possession. Despite being on the pricier side, their products make for the perfect Chrissy gift. Our personal fav? The letter collection. With the option of a necklace, bracelet or ring (and the choice of adding a diamond for all those bling lovers), engraved with your initial, these pieces are a subtle, yet stunning, statement.
Museum of Small Things (M.O.S.T) | Fortitude Valley
Situated within the popular Calile hotel lobby, M.O.S.T offers an elegantly curated selection of beautiful objects sourced from all over Australia. Owner Rebecca Malouf swears by everything on her shelves, standing by the belief that if she wouldn’t buy it herself, it wouldn’t make it through the door! With Christmas just around the corner, M.O.S.T. is the perfect place to visit to get inspiration and stock up on those last minute gifts.
Museum of Brisbane (MoB) Shop | Brisbane CBD
What do you get someone who has everything? Museum of Brisbane’s shop is wall-to-wall with one-of-a-kind pieces from local artists. It’s a one-stop shop where you’ll find something for each and every member of the family, guaranteed. Pick up a ceramic vase like this one from Invention Collection, or some artisan earrings, a book of Brisbane gardens or some delicious raw honeycomb. You’ll be certain to leave with an armful of thoughtful pressies!