Choosing the right Christmas gift for your girlfriend or wife isn’t always easy. Last year’s wrinkle cream and the cleaning supplies two years back weren’t a huge hit.
But that’s okay because this festive season, you’re going to redeem yourself. Choose one or more gifts from our list below and watch her face light up on Christmas Day.
Gifts up to $50
Ecoya Lagoon Tea Light Set
Ecoya is renowned for making quality tea lights and this limited edition Christmas set won’t disappoint. You may not be visiting a tropical island in 2021, so why not let these Polynesian-inspired fragrances come to you. Presented in a gift box, your girlfriend or wife will love this set.
Buy for $14.95 from David Jones
Picnic Wine Holder Set
Balancing glasses and bottles on an uneven blanket can sometimes be a challenge. Imagine having a cast iron wine holder set that stakes into the ground. Whether you’re camping, at the beach, or just want to take some time out in the backyard, this set ensures your wine bottle and glasses never spill. It’s a gift that will keep giving for years to come.
Buy for $26.97 from Vine Wine Imports
Secret Ingredient Oven Mitt
For that special someone who loves to bake, an oven mitt may be a good option. Of course, this isn’t your average ho-hum mitt. It comes with an edgy message - “bitch, I am the secret ingredient”. It’s sure to get a laugh and may improve cooking skills, although this hasn’t been proven.
Buy for $24.95 from Homing Instincts
Cock-A-Doodle Brew Tea Infuser
No tea lover's life is complete without a cockadoodle tea infuser. This is classic comedy at its best. Imagine filling a rubber chicken with loose leaf tea and hanging it on the rim of a mug before passing it to your partner at breakfast time. Guaranteed to bring a smile to her face every time.
Buy for $24.95 from The Berry Tea Shop
Gifts from $50 - $100
Handcrafted Gin Kit
DIY projects have been madly popular through ’21 and the interest doesn’t appear to be slowing down. When you combine DIY with the ever-increasing popularity of gin here in Australia, you have the makings for a winning gift. This gin-making kit comes with everything that’s needed to transform plain old vodka into delicious botanical-infused gin.
Check out Mad Mille’s video which shows how easy it is make:
Buy for $59.95 from Mad Mille
Acacia Wood Breakfast Tray
Level up breakfast in bed mornings with an impressive-looking breakfast tray. Made from acacia wood, this tray combines stylish looks with practicality. The legs fold in which makes it easy to store away when your lazy Sunday morning comes to an end.
Buy for $99.95 from Wheel&Barrow
Personalised Cosmetic Set
Forget about ordinary cosmetic sets this Christmas and wow your loved one with a personalised case. Easily add her monogram in gold writing for extra wow factor. This bag also comes with a compact mirror.
Buy for $99 from Olivia&Co
Seafolly Canvas Tote Bag
No list of Aussie Christmas gift ideas would be complete without a beach tote bag. This option, from Seafolly, is made from durable cotton canvas – perfect for the beach, camping, and picnics.
Buy for $79.95 from Fit & Folly
Butter Churner 1L - Make Your Own Butter!
Does your partner cringe at how food packaging is affecting our planet? This innovative butter churner is one way to help reduce our footprint. Unlike many food projects that require a lot of waiting time, homemade butter can be churned in just 10 minutes. She can also get creative, adding combinations of herbs for the perfect herb butter.
Buy for $52 from Peter's of Kensignton
Personalised Leather Journal
Does your wife or girlfriend love to journal? Maybe she prefers old-school diaries instead of her phone? Any A5 book will look super-impressive with a leather cover. Choose from a range of leather colors and have it embossed with her initials or whatever you like. Made from high-quality leather, this gift will last a lifetime if cared for.
Buy for $79.95 from MadeIt
Gifts from $100 - $500
Dionysus solid perfume
We couldn’t resist a shameless plug for our own product. Herck makes a range of high-quality perfumes. Unlike spray bottles which are cumbersome to carry around, this product is solid wax and fits into a stylish pocketable metal dispenser. While this perfume may have started as a men’s product, we’ve noticed that women have also taken a liking to it. This scent profile is suitable for women, making it a unique gift for her.
Buy for $109 from Herck
Gabriella Jewellery Box
A jewellery box is the ideal gift for women who have their jewellery collection spread everywhere. This large Gabriella box has three tiers, big enough to neatly arrange a large collection of rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Made from glass with a velvet lined interior, this jewellery box is the perfect mix of style and functionality.
Buy for $109.95 from One Six Eight London
Ugears Hurdy Gurdy Mechanical Instrument Kit
A mechanical instrument kit will make a fun gift for women who love playing an instrument. This model kit contains 292 plywood parts and strings to make a replica 16th Century instrument that actually works. Instructions for playing are included along with sheet music to keep her busy over the Christmas break.
Buy for $144.99 from Yellow Octopus
Diamond Stud Earrings
Few gifts will bring a bigger smile than diamonds. These claw set earrings are made from yellow gold and include 0.30 carat of diamonds. This Xmas pressie is sure to impress!
Buy for $399 from Michael Hill
Scarlett Minimalist Wall Clock White
A quality wall clock can make an impressive wall feature, especially this one made by One Six Eight London. Available in black or white, this solid wood clock is 50cm in diameter and its bold analog display can easily be read from a distance.
Buy for $194 from Temple&Webster
Seletti Wireless Banana Table Lamp
For the woman who has everything, this quirky banana lamp makes a fun yet practical gift. Equipped with a dimmer, the banana can be adjusted to suit the mood.
Buy for $430 from Design Casa
PowerBoost Deep Tissue Massager
If your partner enjoys a relaxing session of massage therapy then she’ll love the Powerboost massager. This “percussion gun” comes with a range of interchangeable nodes to pinpoint the tense area.
Buy for $249.99 from Myer
Armed with these gift suggestions, you’re on track for a successful Christmas. With all this gift-buying research you’ve carried out, why not give yourself a little reward too?
Head on over to check out our range of solid perfumes and decide which scent is the right match for you this festive season.
By Nathan Teague