Christmas present ideas for the many types of people in your life.
December in synonymous with Christmas shopping and gift giving, and the wide range of options available are matched in number by the various people in your life who you might be buying for.
From your nearest and dearest, to the nieces and nephews you only see this time each year, there really is a gift out there for everyone. Ditto the smaller offerings you may be looking to buy, for a teacher, a work Kris Kringle or the next door neighbour who feeds your cat when you go on holiday.
Many of the gifts in this guide are Yuletide-themed, particularly convenient if you’re giving to someone who simply cannot get enough of the Christmas spirit. Some are indulgent, others practical, but all guaranteed to put a smile on the face of the gift recipient – yes, even the socks.
Jean Paul Gaultier Eau De Toilette, $120. For the man whose partial to a gorgeous scent - specially repackaged for Christmas, in a snow dome-inspired bottle. davidjones.com.au
Backgammon game set, $14.95. A great option for people who love old fashioned fun and are keen for a game after Christmas dinner. tkmaxx.com.au
Grinch T-shirt, $ 59.95. A novelty tee is always appreciated by those who love a laugh (and Dr. Seuss in this particular case). peteralexander.com.au
Smeg retro espresso coffee machine, $499. Spoil the caffeine lover in your life with the ultimate coffee maker – an added bonus if you live together. smeg.com.au
Two Trees hammock, from $44.95 (single). The ideal gift for someone who deserves to relax and has a sizable backyard or verandah. Available at Bunnings.
Paisley scarf, $29.95. With its trendy tassels, this is the perfect present for anyone who likes to update their wardrobe with fresh summer accessories. sussan.com.au
Olive Oil skincare company gift pack, $29. For those who love lotions and potions and a regular pampering session at home. priceline.com.au
Shortbread biscuit musical tin, $35. A novel item for foodies or sweet-tooths, with a musical twist. crabtree-evelyn.com.au
Rescue Me thongs, $29.99. Perfect for beachgoers, the folding sole and portable colour-matched silicon pouch make these perfect for stashing in the car, handbag or clutch after a long night in heels. salvatos.com.au
Metal floral droplet earrings, $14.95. A cute stocking filler that give a nod to the summer and holiday season. sussan.com.au
Kidscase Lilly jumpsuit, $58.95. Most little girls love receiving new clothes - give something like this which they can live in during summer. prettywithoutpink.com.au
Chandon & Seafolly bottle of Brut, $29. This bottle of bubbly is a no-fail gift for the teachers in your life, be it from the classroom, swimming pool, music room or dance studio. Available at Dan Murphy's and BWS.
Night Before Christmas candle, $46.95. A wonderful way to bring the traditional scents of Christmas to the house of someone who adores the festive season. glasshousefragrances.com
Festive teatowel set, $38. A lovely gift for a neighbour, a nana, or someone who simply loves pretty things. bodenclothing.com.au
Beauty With Brilliance red party trio gift set, $99. The perfect present for anyone who loves their make-up. janeiredale.com.au
Christmas socks, $10. Lastly, the gift for that someone in your life who has everything. factorie.com.au