This year has flown by, and we now have less than two months until the big Christmas day. Within a matter of weeks, maybe even days, small glimmers of festive cheer will start appearing and organised shoppers will begin crossing things off their Christmas shopping list.
If you’re one of the many people travelling this Christmas, packing presents and staying within airline luggage limits can be a task in itself – so we’ve sourced fanciful, fun and most importantly of all – light gifts that your family and friends will love to unwrap.
To really conquer your Xmas shopping, we suggest you start with the small stuff and take a look at our picks of the best designer stocking fillers. And the best part? All these luxe Christmas gifts are available for under $100.
Brought to you by the French fashion house loved by the Kardashians, this ultra-sophisticated pen and passport gift set will take your jet-setting friend’s style to a whole new level. The leather passport holder is perfect for execs on the go, while the glossy ball pen will make signing those five-star hotel receipts a breeze.
Give him an excuse to tell someone the time with this classic silver watch by Tommy Hilfiger. This elegant timepiece features a black leather strap, silver dial and smooth quartz movement, plus it’s also water resistant up to 30 metres so he can leave it on while he takes a quick dip in the pool.
It goes without saying that everyone woman loves a bit of pampering and this award-winning kit does just that. The five-piece Collagen Cushion Lift Off Kit contains everything your beauty-loving pal needs to create the perfect look every day. All in one super hand vanity clutch.
Contains: 10 Collagen Cushion Compact Foundation – 21 Vienna, Secret Weapon 24hr Supreme Mascara – Black, Velvet Lip Lift Moisture Shine – 55 Liquid Crystal, Bag Vanity Clutch – All-black and Cat Eyes Liner – Kitty Brown
Samantha Will’s statement jewellery can transform any festive outfit into a show-stopping ensemble. This renowned Australian designer creates bohemian pieces for every occasion and you can bet that one of those perfect occasions is Christmas day.
Why not treat a loved one to a beautiful Reality of Dreams collection pendant or ring, or maybe purchase both for those extra Xmas brownie points.
Who doesn’t love a candle at Christmas? These beautiful Royal Doulton candles have been crafted from soy wax with a lead-free wick and packaged in a stunning porcelain jar with a wooden lid.
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