The ultimate Christmas gift guide…

With Christmas Day looming, you may be feeling Saint Nick’s impeding belt tightening as you scramble for gifts for your significant others. Let’s face it; it can be a tumultuous task. You may have your Christmas list down pat, but you can’t guarantee that others will be as assertive. So. if you’re stumped for ideas, let this James Street Gift Guide inspire your gift giving.



Contrary to popular belief, socks and after-shave aren’t the only two parameters when gifting for your Dad. Whether he’s a seasoned outdoorsman, or a tech aficionado, if you cater to his interests, you generally can’t go wrong!

For the tech-obsessesd, spoil him with a pair of high quality headphones from Bang and Olufsen.

Or, if he prefers turning a page to swiping one, why not pick up a good book from Scrumptious Reads?

If style is always on his agenda, Digby’s have a great range of men’s apparel to ensure his Christmas Day get-up is on point.

If you want to boot your Dad’s obviously apparent “cool factor”, gift him with the perfect pair of shades from onepointsevenfour.



When it comes to Mum, it’s best to take the hint. She knows what she wants, and shell most likely let you know it. So, in order to win child-of-the-year, it’s probably best not to stray from the obvious…

Give her the gift of rejuvenation with an Endota Spa Package. Oh, and maybe book yourself in while you’re at it.

For the fitness fanatic, why not shower her with #activewear from Lorna Jane.

Why not accessorise your Mum? Stone and Metal have every little treasure imaginable.

Does your Mum love all things fragrant? Treat her with a beautiful Penhaligon coffret from Libertine Parfumerie.



Buying for a friend is an easier process than buying for family. You’re pretty much the same person anyways, so buying for them is really like buying for yourself…

For the girls:

Give her a gift she’ll cherish, with an enchanting necklace or bracelet from Molten Store.

With New Year Eve festivities fast approaching, why not book your bestie in for a makeup makeover at M.A.C?



Whether it’s for your own, you 9-year-old cousin or your new baby nephew, buying a present for the little cherub’s is made easy on James Street. From minuscule décor to adorable kids apparel, you’re sure to get it right (even if they don’t know how to say ‘thank you’ yet.

Eeni meeni miini moh does eeni meeni apparel that is too cute to handle, from frilly frocks to adorable overalls.

Pottery Barn Kids have everything from mini personalised armchairs to small-scaled kitchens for the playroom. Ignite their creativity and give a gift they’ll love you for!


Article by Lara Nicholls

Posted on

December 21, 2015