The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide You’ve Been Waiting For!

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide You’ve Been Waiting For!

No socks and jocks here, friends! 🎁

By Georgie Murray | 28th November 2019

Stuck on what to buy your loved ones this Christmas? Leave the mundane behind and be the ultimate gift-giver this season. This is your time to be the ‘cool aunty’ or ‘uncle’, your time to show the fam who’s boss and your time to shine brighter than the kids on Christmas Day. Check-out the below to have your Christmas list ticked-off in no-time and to cover those who seem to have everything.

Surf’s Up

As a country surrounded by beach, there’s bound to be one summer-lover on your Christmas list this season. Instead of the usual towel, elevate their beachside experience with some on-trend and Insta-worthy sand necessities. Check-below and don’t forget to swim between the flags, folks.

Ugly Christmas Rashie – a classic addition to be sun safe and on-trend
Finding Bella beach umbrella – shady never looked so good
Sunnylife beach speaker – sand tunes anyone?


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Impressive Indulgence

If it’s one thing that’s lovely about Christmas, it’s receiving gifts that indulge and that are considered ‘wants’ rather than ‘needs’. No matter who, everyone loves to be treated to the finer things.

Lush 12 Days of Christmas Pack
Kabana Self Love body oil
Rachel Elizabeth Interiors & Textiles organic cotton robe
Stephanies Luxury Spas experience
  Damselfly Candle



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The Tipple Monster

Whether it’s a couple beers with pals, fancy schmancy whisky or the wine snob who will only drink vintage reds, alcohol makes a great gift and is often aplenty at Christmas. For the alcohol admirer, devoted drinker or ‘only sometimes’ sipper, impress with the below drops. These are great for special occasions, a timepiece and look even better on display! Need we remind you they’re for over 18s only?

The Dirty Bucha - gin and/or vodka infused Kombucha
Brisbane Gin - makes for a great souvenir for out-of-towners!
Starward Tawny Cask Whisky – limited edition and only 4K bottles made!
Tea And Wine – yup, tea infused wine
Grant Burge Wine – Sparkling Rosé, oh so fancy! Ps. Buy a Burge, gift a Burge offer on now


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Sparkle, Sparkle

If there’s ever a time for something sparkly, swish and special, it’s Christmas. Treat your leading lady to something with a bit of shine – we’re talking jewellery! Here’s our picks and go-to brands.

Rebellious Grace – handmade in Brisbane!
Mescha Jewellery – pearls meet gold
Michael Hill – All bases covered with a golden reputation
John & Luna – made in Sydney with Italian inspiration


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Tech Time

Check-check your tech-tech. For young and old, these gifts will do the (tech) trick! Whether it be to make their (or your) life easier, or to treat someone to something fancy and futuristic, these will be sure winners!

Bluetooth Sound Diffusion kit – multiple speakers to get the whole house pumpin’
Google Home – music, recipes, reminders and more!
LiFE! – home accessories for your ipad, tablets, phones and more
Camera Drone – ideal to capture moments, adventures and everything in between with a birds eye view


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Make It Personal

The monogram trend has arrived and it’s certainly here to stay. Add a personal touch to every day life and make your loved one feel like royalty! It’s a yes from me, signing off – GM.

Jasmine and Will X LMND – pajamas
The Daily Edited – from keyrings, coffee cups, Airpod cases and more
The Function of Beauty – create tailored haircare and choose everything from the scent, to the bottle design and hair needs!


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Passport Control

Have a few travellers or go-getters in your life? Whether they’re international flyers, domestic do’ers or every day explorers, the below will pack a punch.

Sojourne Luggage – Garment bag
RM Williams – Signature Overnight bag
Sephora’s mini beauty essentials – the sky is the limit!


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Article by Georgie Murray

Georgie is a Journalist with a knack for bad jokes and dating disasters. A total open book, there’s no topic off limits for this Rod Stewart enthusiast. Starting her career in Broadcast Journalism, Georgie has since gone back to basics of the written word with a particular love for taboo topics and fashion media.


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