We all have that one friend or relative that has EVERYTHING, and if they don’t have it, they will simply go out and get it. So what do you get for them that doesn’t cost a fortune, but shows you’ve thought about them just enough. Below, we have a few low priced ideas that are quirky, but practical.
Fortnum’s Eau de Nil Lunchbox – £12 www.fortnumandmason.com
This practical gift is perfect for those that take lunch on the go, be that to the office, or if they simply go out walking. It’s large enough to fit a decent sized lunch into it, and can also carry a bottle of drink. Or for the extra £8, you could get the freezable one which will ensure that the contents remain cool.
Hideous Christmas Jumpers – From £7 www.primark.co.uk
Tis the season to make yourself look like you’ve just escaped from an automatic knitting machine that’s been going into overdrive and what would Christmas be without hideously gaudy knitwear? We love it! And from £7, it’s not going to break the bank.
Fortnum’s Mini Shopper with Chocolate Puddings – £5 www.fotnumandmason.com
Perfect as a classy gift for the chocolate lover in your life. This stylish miniature Fortnum Eau de Nil shopping back would make an ideal decoration for the tree, and is filled with the finest chocolate shaped like Christmas Puddings and covered in festive foil.
Fudge Make Ammends Duo Gift Pack – £13.95 www.justmylook.co.uk
If you know someone that has tortured their hair to within an inch of its life, you will earn an automatic sainthood with this tongue in cheek, but very useful torture tonic gift set. Containing UV and Thermal protectors, this is coloured and heat styled hairs only wish this Christmas.
American Crew King of Grooming Travel Bag – £23 www.ulta.com
American Crew has long been the go to company for men who are distinguished, but still up for fun and experimenting. In a stylish but handsome travel bag there are travel sized Daily Shampoo and Firm hold Styling Gel, Full sized Shaving Cream and a full sized pomade. Perfect for anyone looking for that classic, sleek look.
John Lewis Naughty and Nice Mugs – £14 www.johnlewis.co.uk
Couples are a nightmare to buy for, usually because they have everything they need. However, let them argue which one of them is the naughty one and which is the nice one with these sturdy, festive mugs. Though be warned, the naughty one may go into a sulk!
Grumpy Panda Slippers – £23 Tee Turtle
These are perfect for the teenagers, or anyone that isn’t a morning person. These high quality, novelty slippers are bound to be a hit. They come in 3 sizes so you’ll be able to buy them to fit pretty much anyone, and not only that, they’ll appreciate having toastie toots. Actually, have a look around TeeTurtle, because they have loads of fun and quirky gifts for absolutely everyone.