In case you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, we thought you’d like to know that Christmas is just 37 days away – that’s right you’ve got just over a month to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, and clients. But while 37 days might seem like a long way away it’s really not when you factor in all the other admin you have to cope with in between gift shopping. Luckily for you, there’s no need to panic because we’ve put together an epic gift guide filled with all sorts of must-have goodies. From memorable gifts for loved ones to fun and fabulous gifts for those clients and friends you might not know too well, there’s a gift for everyone on your list.
Add a touch of luxury with a bottle of Luc Belaire Rosé
France’s most exquisite sparkling Rosé has arrived in South Africa, just in time for the festive season! The blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah is produced in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, a region in the south of France known for producing the world’s finest Rosé wines and is the perfect gift for those who love a little luxury. If you really want to spice it up then go for the limited edition Luc Belaire Rosé Fantôme, featuring a luminescent label that makes a glowing statement after dark. In addition to its refreshing and highly drinkable taste, Luc Belaire Rosé’s striking signature black bottles have become instantly recognisable in over 55 countries worldwide.
The range is available from a range of stockists nationwide and retails for ±R330 and R340 respectively.
Health nuts love NUTRiBULLET
Stay in shape over the festive season with NUTRiBULLET. It completely breaks down raw ingredients into their most nutritious, most absorptive state, courtesy of a 600 watt motor, patented blade design and unique cyclonic action. When it comes to gifting, there simply isn’t a hotter, hipper, handier, healthier option than the NutriBullet. Wonderfully easy to use, and to clean, this super blender was developed and popularised by South African expat Colin Sapire, and is the fastest selling kitchen appliance in the world!
Available from www.nutribullet.co.za at R1995 (delivery included).
Think out of the box with Black Bottle
Whisky lovers will love this unique limited edition gift pack from popular blended Scotch whisky Black Bottle. The funky gift pack, with parts of the 750ml bottle presented outside of the box includes two beautifully branded whisky tumblers. and a bottle of Black Bottle whisky.
The packs will be available at Checkers LiquorShops countrywide for about R270 per gift pack.
Get the kids outside with Hamleys Moov’ngo 3 Wheel roller skates
The perfect for your kids or niece and nephew this Christmas! These skates will allow them to learn a new skill, get active, improve core strength and coordination. Available for kids from age 3 years and up. These super cute skates are part of the colourful collection of outdoor games and sports accessories and activities from Moov’ngo at Hamleys.
Available from Hamleys at R449.95.
Deck them out with Cotton On Body
This Christmas, Cotton On Body is a one stop destination for gifting the girl in your life. It’s all about mix and match apparel with complementary accessories, wrapped up with love in BODY’s new range of gift wrap and tags. In gym wear and swimwear, modern Bohemia is trending this Christmas, with rich prints and strapping details ruling the look. Inspired by the romantic era of the 70s, it’s all about mixing and matching eclectic patterns from floral and tie dye to patchwork paisley, to recreate that sense of freedom from decades gone by.
Have a fun festive season with Pylones wallets
If cash is king, then this fun wallet will give it the royal treatment! Beautiful on the outside and big on the inside, this fun wallet can take notes, bills, coins and cards and keep them all discreetly tucked away. The Pylones wallets come in a variety of colours and patterns and there’s bound to be one that will strike your fancy.
Available from the Pylones flagship store at V&A Waterfront (Shop 6178 Lower Level, Victoria Wharf) and online at www.pylones-sa.co.za at R499.95.
Splash out on a limited edition Disaronno Roberto Cavalli bottle
Italian liqueur, Disaronno is back this holiday season with a unique new look designed by Roberto Cavalli. The luxury brand has dressed the iconic bottle in the bold, vibrant and colourful style, for which it is famous throughout the world. The Disaronno wears Cavalli design draws inspiration from the Roberto Cavalli SS 2015 Pre-Collection. Influenced by the enchanting undersea world and the most exotic safari locations, the bottle is draped in a new graphic animal print making Disaronno the perfect gift for fashion lovers this Christmas.
The exclusive limited edition will available in all major stores across Makro and leading outlets countrywide. The suggested retail price of the 750ml bottle is R229.
Gift a fresh start for the new year
If you know your mom, sister or best friend needs a pamper session this festive season then why not give her a Nimue Fresh Start hamper from Laser Beautique? The comprehensive Nimue Skin Health Starter Kit inlcudes a travel size cleansing gel, conditioner, exfoliating enzyme, day prep, night prep, and SPF as well as a voucher for a Nimue Deep Cleanse Facial at Laser Beautique.
Total value of the package is R1000 but this festive season pay only R900 at Laser Beautique salons!
Give them their very own barista with the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto
If you know a coffee-and-tea enthusiast, then there’s only one spoil for them this Christmas, a NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto multi-beverage system. With world-class technology and cutting-edge looks, the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto range is designed to create perfect single-cup servings at the touch of a button. With 15-bars of pressure and unique thermo block technology, these super stylish machines can go from standby to delivering a perfect crema in under 30 seconds. With 5 unique styles to choose from this season, you’ll soon be making top class Espressos, Lattes, Cappuccinos, Teas, and so much more – all at the touch of a button. In fact, with over 16 beverage options, both hot and cold, there’s enough variety to keep you and your guests designing beverages all year round.
Available from leading retailers at R2499 for the CIRCOLO (pictured above). Plus, if you buy one this festive season then you can take advantage of the fact that all machines are R500 off in stores this festive season!
Get them ready for the beach with this Back to the Beach Hamper
Be bold, be bronze, be beautiful, with this back to the beach hamper from Laser Beautique! This fabulous gift hamper includes a voucher for a Koebana Spray Tan at The Laser Beautique, a pair of Havianas, 2 X Morgan Taylor Nail Varnishes and a Nimue SunC cream.
The total value of the package is R1056 but this festive season you will pay just R900 for this unique gift!