The ultimate Christmas gift guide

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The ultimate Christmas gift guide

It's that time of year again! This festive season, we’re taking the stress out of gift-giving and granting you a free pass to the ultimate Christmas gift guide for all.  

Whether it’s your kooky co-worker with matching stationery, or your tech-obsessed cousin who has recently taken to TikTok in a big way, we’ve got you sorted. 

For the entertainer 

Always the life of the party and first to call dibs on hosting Christmas (or any event for that matter) - does this sound like your giftee?

We all know one, but how do you shop for them? You can’t go wrong with updating their BBQ equipment - a good host(ess) is nothing without their favourite tools, so head straight for Myer.  

An obvious choice, but if food and wine are their jam, think outside the box and check out these whisky glasses, wine glasses or even a Charcuterie board which you can find at Adairs and House. To up the ‘wow’ factor, make it fancy with a classic cocktail set, available at David Jones; a must have for any self-proclaimed entertainer.


Image: Bar drink specific glassware mixology set of 4 neat from Myer.

For the foodie

They’ve nailed home-made pasta and have sent you one too many photos of their sourdough creations. Here’s how to shop for your way-too-talented friend or family member, because let’s face it, you want to continue reaping the rewards of their new fixation on creating the perfect brownie. 

Plan ahead and up your gifting game with a personalised apron from Bed Bath N' Table before heading to Cap and Shirt Embroidery to add a touch of personalisation that’s sure to get a ‘wow’ on Christmas Day.  

To make all their foodie dreams come true, why not indulge in some new kitchen must-haves. Think an air fryer from Big W or a new pots and pan set from Harris Scarfe.     

If you’re still stuck for ideas, head to QBD Books to check out the latest and greatest in cookbooks. We recommend the latest from Yotam Ottolenghi. You can thank us later. 


Image: Morgan & Finch marlton apron from Bed Bath N' Table.


Image: Staub enamelled cast iron bouillabaisse pot from House.

For the beauty enthusiast

A face-roller and plant-based collagen décolletage mask might not mean much to you, but to them this is the perfect Saturday night. Our beauty-loving giftee is always glowing with fresh skin, and never, ever has a hair out of place.

You can’t go wrong if you start at Mecca. A face-roller, a silk pillow case or an assortment of facemasks are all options which that won’t break the bank and are the perfect stocking filler.

For beauty lovers, one of the best parts of Christmas is the gift sets. Our picks? Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and The Body Shop always deliver.


Image: Snow fairy body conditioner from Lush.


Image: Ultimate advent calendar from The Body Shop.

For the tech-obsessed

Young or old, tech knows no age limit for this giftee. They love shiny and new-to-market and live for the gifting season.

Check out the BOSE Quietcomfort Wireless Earbuds available at David Jones, the perfect pair for anyone who is constantly on calls or tuning out at the gym.  

If wearables are more their thing, check out the range of fitness watches from JB Hi-Fi and Apple, which will have them tracking everything from their daily steps to their heart-rate.

We also recommend heading to JB Hi-Fi who have everything from drones to smart home systems, both big wins when it comes to the tech fiends.

For the pre-teen screen queen 

This giftee has more recently moved from making home-made slime to learning the latest TikTok dances. They live for the screen and know exactly what’s involved in taking a perfectly angled selfie.

Think a new iPhone stand, a selfie ring light or an illuminated phone case.  We also recommend Dr. Boom for all the latest in fun phone accessories. You name it, they have it, and your giftee most likely wants it. 

If old school polaroids are more their style, pick up an Instax Mini 11 camera from JB Hi-Fi. Don’t forget to pick up some extra film, too!  

For the wellness -warrior 

This giftee is always ahead of the curve when it comes to trying the latest health and fitness trends and love them selves a motivational quote

Try and keep things simple with the latest in fitness apparel, with a matching crop and tights set from or a new yoga mat, available at Lorna Jane.

If your wellness warrior is a little less yogi and a little more gym buff, try for some new handheld weight sets or a thermal water bottle. Oh, and if you’re up for the challenge, go big and head to Rebel to get your hands on that therapy massage gun they’ve been raving about.

For the crafty ones 

Their talent knows no bounds – from knitted jumpers to hand-painted murals on their bedroom wall, our crafty giftee is always on the market for the latest and greatest in DIY. 

Try Big W for a beautiful take on adult colouring books, or even a new sewing machine – which you will find at Lincraft.

For the fashionista

Finding the right gift for your trend-savvy loved one is never easy, especially if you aren't on their fashion level. If you don't know what is in and what is so last year, the trick is to keep it simple. Adorn them with a dainty necklace for layering from Pandora, or something to make her ears dazzle, try Swarovski. For the men, you can't go past a classic watch from Garen Jewellery.

Ever since Carrie Bradshaw graced our screens, what girl hasn't been obsessed with shoes! This year slides are all the trend for a dressy look visit Jo Mercer or try Seed Heritage for the ultimate cool but comfort factor.

If you are still in doubt, accessories are the ultimate gift. From belts to sunglasses and bags, your fashionista is sure to be impressed.


Image: Silber dark green CZ bezel cluster pendant from Prouds the Jewellers.


Image: Citizen 50m WR watch from Prouds the Jewellers.


Image: Women's flat slide sandals from ECCO


Image: Ray-Ban Sunglasses, RB197 from Sunglass Hut.


Image: 3 piece accessory gift box from Politix.

For those who have everything

Still stuck for ideas? Our ultimate secret weapon this gifting season is a Westfield Gift Card. They are the perfect gift for someone who really does just want the gift of choice. You can purchase our digital gift card here or visit our Concierge Desk located on Level 2 near Degani Cafe or Level 1 near Coles.

Equipped with this list, you’ll be cruising into December with a new understanding of how the organised and pre-planned live. Presents wrapped, under the tree, and not a single night of panic buying in sight. Now doesn’t that sound like the new you?

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