The holiday season is one of the most magical times of the year. Regardless of how you might celebrate, or the traditions you follow, there’s no denying that it’s perfect time of the year to show your loved ones some extra appreciation.
Coming up with great Christmas gift ideas can feel impossible at times. Trying to find creative, unique and suitable gifts can be intimidating and overwhelming even for the best of us. So to help you out, I’ve put together this Christmas gift guide that contains some of my personal favourite things and along with fun and unique ideas that to help inspire your search for the perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list.
Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
1. Chocolate from Purdys Chocolatiers – $5-$50
Chocolate is a universal gift that everyone loves and Purdys is the best of them! They have everything from stocking stuffers to full-out gifts, so make your pick! There’s something perfect for everyone.
They even have great charitable gifts like Dear Santa Salted Butter Toffee Bar that donates $2 of every bar to support SickKids Foundation to help fund a new state-of-the-art hospital that will deliver better care to patients and their families, so you can give back while you’re gifting!
Great gift idea for: everyone!
2. Eden Tote from Parker Clay – $189
This beautiful leather tote that is a practical present that’s also stylish as much as it is useful. Made from premium Ethiopian full grain leather and with special attention to detail and craftsmanship, it’s a beautiful gift that will last for years to come.
All the bags from Parker Clay are sustainably and ethically made, providing jobs for the local women from Addis Ababa, many of whom have been impacted by human trafficking and the sex trade while also using traditional and local practices that are environmentally sustainable during their leather tanning and preparation process
Great gift idea for: travel lovers, social conscious friends, girlfriends
3. Reading Robe from Indigo – $49-59
Cozy gifts that promote rest and relaxation are always instant winners! Perfect for lounging and relaxing in, a robe makes a great gift idea for the season of everything cozy. Shop more of Indigo’s robe collection here, plus they have a great assortment of curated home and lifestyle gifts, along with books!
Great gift idea for: Moms & dads
I love the essential oils from Thursday Plantation so much that I have a full blog post about it here. This Thursday Plantation Wellness Pack is perfect for treating colds and flus naturally, as well as using in your diffuser to help relax after the hectic holiday season. It comes their 3 best selling essential oils – peppermint oil, tea tree oil, and lavender oil.
Great gift idea for: health and wellness lovers, anyone that needs a little relaxation in their lives!
5. A Little Bling from Swarovski – $75 and up
Jewelry is perfect way to add a little sparkle to anyone’s day! Swarovski has a wide range to earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings to surprise and delight that special someone on Christmas day. Their crystal jewelry makes the perfect gift, whether you’re looking for something classic or trendy, Swarovski has a full assortment of beautiful jewelry pieces. One piece that I’m loving at the moment is this bracelet from their (above) that’s both festive, fun, and beautiful!
Great gift for: that special someone in your life!
Inspired by statement jewelry and bold metal chains, applying makeup with this Lux Link Brush Set will feel extra glamorous! Includes five must-have brushes that have been paired with a red patent statement clutch for a fun night on the town.
Quo also has dozens of beauty sets from highlight and contour palettes to lip gloss collection sets as well a great little stocking stuffers like the lip gloss ornaments (pic below), so if brushes aren’t quite right they definitely have something else for your beauty lover on your list.
Great gift for: makeup and beauty lovers
Sleep is something that almost almost all of us can use, especially around the holiday season. The Deep Sleep Pillow Spray is perfect for reducing anxiety and improving sleep quality. One of my personal wellness faves, it has a superblend of lavender, chamomile, and vetiver calms both mind and body helping to reduce sleep-associated anxiety and improve your sleep quality.
Great gift for: wellness lovers and your hard-working sleep deprived friends
8. Watches from Guess – $100 + up
Watches are a timeless piece of jewelry for both men and women. I love Guess watches for their stylish designs and statement making looks. They start at about $100 so they won’t break the bank, and while having a 2 year warranty as their commitment to quality.
Great gift for: your stylish significant other
9. PJ Set from La Vie En Rose – $40 + up
Lounging in PJ’s all day is one of my favorite Christmas morning traditions! And even if it one isn’t in your family, a great PJ set makes a great gift idea for anyone on your list! The fleece PJ set I’m wearing in the top pic is from La Vie en Rose and it’s so ultra soft and cozy I never want to take it off!
Great gift for: everyone!
10. Bath Bombs from Lush – $5.95 and up
Probably one of my personal favourite gifts are bath bombs from Lush. They’re always a hit among my friends, and promote a little ‘me time’ that’s much needed in this hectic season. Plus, I love that they’re freshly handmade with natural ingredients and are cruelty-free.
Great gift idea for: mom friends, stocking stuffers, anyone who needs a reminder for more relaxation in their life (which is almost everyone around Christmas!)
11. The Mini from SAMARA – $50
Samara makes luxury, vegan, bags and accessories that have a chic minimalist style to them. I have the mini myself and find that it’s the perfect size for my cards and cash. All their products are sustainably made and cruelty free materials. Plus they’re another company that gives back by sharing a portion of their profits to go towards supporting The Soular Backpack, which also employs women in Kenya to create sustainable change.
Great gift idea for: the minimalist friend, lovers of beautiful design, vegan friends, and animal lovers
12. Twisted headband from Gibou – $23-25
I love these headbands from Gibou so much I have 2 of them! (See here and here!) And with the headband trend still going strong, it’s the perfect gift for any stylish friend. They’re incredibly comfortable, adjustable, and cute!
Great gift idea: stylish friends and Gossip Girl lovers (who’s excited for the reboot?)
13. Everybae Jewelry and Accessory Subscription – $24 a month
Everyone loves jewelry and accessories, but shopping for them and curating a collection isn’t always so easy. Everybae makes it easy with their bi-monthly subscription that provides curates trendy fashion accessories – earrings, necklaces, purses, sunglasses, hair scarves and more, delivered to your door.
Great gift idea for: busy fashionistas and accessory lovers
12. Advent Calendars
What better way to countdown to Christmas with a fun advent calendar! Purdys has some of the best chocolate calendars, but these days there are calendars of all kinds including beauty, toys, and much more!
This Rodial 12 Days of Red Carpet Glam Advent Calendar (above) has me particularly excited being the beauty junkie I am, because it’s filled with all their best selling beauty faves like Dragon’s Blood Lip Mask, Pink Diamond Instant Lifting Serum, lip scrub and more!