Christmas shopping can be a bit of a headache, whatever your price range. There’s the long list of who to buy for and costs can spiral out of control. This is where the internet comes in handy! You’re free to peruse at your leisure, put together a wish list and tot up the cost before parting with any cash. It’s good to have a budget in mind for each family member, making your choice so much easier! Here are a few gift guides (for any budget) to give you a bit of inspiration…
Clockwise from top right: ASOS Bird Detail Purse, £11; Nails Inc. The Stylists Mini Collection, £15; ASOS Rose Gold Sports Watch, £30; Pieces Tiffany Beanie Hat, £9; Ted Baker Wallet and Cardholder Gift Set, £35; ASOS Fairisle Socks, £9; Skullcandy Uprock Headphones, £25; Casio MQ-24CC-4B2EF Orange Analogue Watch, £20.
It can be tricky buying with a small budget, but that’s partly due to the choices available. Ranging from as little as £9, these gifts are ideal stocking fillers for teenagers as well as the perfect gifts for cool aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters. For men you can’t go far wrong with a new leather wallet, but for the younger generation show you know your stuff with these vibrant blue earphones. For women, choose something feminine such as an on-trend rose-gold watch or a beauty kit, such as these festive mini nail polishes. There are gifts to suit all age groups – I’m sure even Grandad would be happy with a new pair of socks!
Clockwise from top right: ASOS DENY Studded Wedge High Top Trainers with Suede Detail, £42; Nars Limited Edition Warhol Edie Set, £54; French Connection Shiny Croc Small Satchel, £75; Disney Couture Exclusive To Asos Dr X Bracelet, £55; Diesel Denim Three Pack Trunks, £50; Boxfresh Hunter Holdall Exclusive To ASOS, £72; Barbour Douglas Scarf, £50; Polo Ralph Lauren Leather Belt, £85.
If you’re looking to buy one present for around £50 to £100 for that special someone, these gifts should hopefully give you some hints! A fail-safe gift for men or women would be a well-made leather bag or belt. These are money well spent as quality leather can last for years when taken care of. If you have the budget for it you could even fill one with a few bargain stocking fillers for a little extra surprise! Another popular gift would be jewellery, but this is a bit more difficult to get right as everyone has their own individual tastes. However, the pictured bracelet by Disney would make the perfect gift for a teenage girl.
Tip: If you have a decent budget, look for limited edition beauty box sets. You often get more for your money and there are plenty to choose from at this time of year.
Clockwise from top right: Cambridge Satchel Company Exclusive To Asos 15″ Pink Leather Satchel, £135; GHD metallic styler, £135; Marc By Marc Jacobs Coral And Gunmetal Bracelet Watch, £180; Vivienne Westwood Nappa Billfold Wallet, £112; Polo Ralph Lauren Zale Shearling Chukka Boots, £110; Emporio Armani AR0428 Classic Core Leather Watch, £150; Lomography Diana Mini Camera with Flash, £90; Chocolate UGG Bailey Button boots, £195.
There probably aren’t many of us out there who can afford to blow this much cash on one present, but we wouldn’t want to be accused of not covering all the bases – so here are a few dream gifts! If you’re looking for an epic present that makes you someone’s favourite person for a whole year get them something useful, fashionable, on-trend and fun rolled into one amazing gift. For women this could be in the form of a pair of classic Ugg boots or a seen-it-everywhere satchel by the Cambridge Satchel Company. For men, a stylish (and expensive), designer watch would make the ideal gift. For something a bit different get a man something he can enjoy and mess around with, such as this lomography camera – which will keep him occupied for days!
Hopefully this has given you some inspiration for your Christmas shopping this year!
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