Foolproof gifts for the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for Kris Kringle’s, present swapping and shopping for picky friends and family members. These easy-to-find gift ideas are perfect for last-minute gift buying and will impress even the most finicky of friends!

1. For the discerning friend: Designer wood watch from JORD*
This Holiday Season, treat your friends and loved ones to a luxury hand-crafted wood watch from JORD Wood Watches. JORD watches are handcrafted in the US from unique woods, sourced from around the world. Powered by a Swiss movement, and made from 100% ethically sourced materials, JORD wood watches are all about style, comfort and versatility. Their streamlined shaping and uncomplicated design will appeal to even the most discerning of friends on your Holiday shopping list! Check out their men’s and women’s ranges.

JORD Holiday giveaway! Collect your $25 gift voucher here!

Frankie Dark Sandalwood & Smoke, JORD, $189
2. For the homebody: Cozy throw blanket
Who doesn’t love a cozy rug or throw, especially as we move into the winter months?! Opt for super soft fabrics like luxurious cashmere or cozy sherpa fleece. Your friends and family will be thanking you all Winter long!

Interlochen Throw, Anthropologie Home, $98,
3. For the sentimental friend: Personalised stationary
Expect your thank you card in the mail! These will become particularly handy in the post-Holiday period.

Garden Personalised Stationary, Rifle Paper Co., from $85,
4. For the friend that has everything: Candles
Candles may seem like a cliche present, yet you can’t help but love receiving them! Check off your gift-list with holiday-scented candles. My pick for the Season is Tree House by Byredo, a nature-inspired scent featuring rich spice and and fresh pine needles. If you need more convincing, it is Taylor Swift’s favourite scent!

Tree House Candle 240g, Byredo, $58,
5. For the traveller: Travel wallet & passport case
The must-have item for anyone who travels regularly! A travel wallet is also the perfect gift for office Kris Kringle’s as they are not overly personal and are great for both men and women. I use the Kikki-K leather travel wallet, given to me as a Christmas present last year. It’s made of durable leather and has more compartments than you could ever fill!

Leather Travel Wallet With Zip, Kikki-K, $69.95,
6. For the entertainer: Glassware 
Anyone who loves to entertain knows that you can never have enough glassware. These beautiful Schott Zwiesel martini glasses are specially designed to resist breakage. Additionally, it’s the perfect excuse to share some Holiday cocktails together!

Schott Zwiesel Martini Set Of 6, Pottery Barn, $72,
7. For the foodie: Specialty Food Hamper
Food hampers make a perfect office or host gift, or just to have on-hand during the Holiday period. Williams-Sonoma offer a huge variety of gourmet food hampers that will impress even the most discerning foodie friend! 

Taste of Europe Gift Cheese Crate, Williams-Sonoma, $99.99,
8. For the sporty friend: Fitness mat
Whether your friend is already sports mad, or is looking for some fitspiration, a good quality fitness mat makes the ultimate gift. While you’re at it, why not buy yourself one too, and commit to a healthier 2017 together!

The Reversible Mat 5mm, Lululemon, $68,
9. For the hostess: Indoor plant or terrarium 
These bulbs in a weck jar make a sweet holiday hostess gift. Tutorial and materials available online at – they are not only adorable, but are super easy to make yourself! See other hostess gift ideas here

Bulbs in weck, Terrain,

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* This post was sponsored by JORD Wood Watches

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