Our Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2020

2020 – it’s been a hell of a year – are we right or are we right?! And things don’t look set to change by Christmas. With the rule of six, and local restrictions in place all over the country, this festive season is unlikely to be the same as any other in recent memory. It’d be easy to throw in the towel and say Christmas 2020 is cancelled, but we think it’s all the more reason to make this yuletide extra special.

That special glow of giving a great gift can’t make everything better, but it can definitely help! This year we’re focusing on meaningful gifts that’ll make them feel good, and last longer than the holiday season. We’ve pulled together this handy elf-help Christmas gift guide to help you find thoughtful presents for the ones you love most, no matter what they’re into.

Gifts for foodies

Happy foodmass! We’ve been doing some serious comfort eating this year, and we’ve got no plans to stop now! Whether they fancy themselves as a bit of a Gordon Ramsay, they’re a newbie cook, or they just lurrrve to eat, there’s no better time for a foodie gift than Christmas. We love Table Manners, the Cookbook. From the hit podcast, this warm and witty book is packed with delicious dishes to help them kill it in the kitchen. Or if prosecco is their passion, hit them up with this Prosecco Lovers’ Marshmallow Gift Set. With marshmallows, prosecco caramel sauce and a marshmallow toaster, it’s literally a Christmas dream come true.

Gifts for bookworms

A book makes a classic Christmas gift – thoughtful, inspiring, and most importantly – easy to wrap! Whether you go humorous, with the hilarious Little Book of Massive Cock-Ups (we could all do with some LOLs right now!), intellectual, like the amazing Mary Beard’s Women & Power, or romantic with Olive You, the cutest little illustrated statements of love, yule be certain to make them smile.

Gifts for keen greens

It’s never felt more important to take a look at how we’re living, and to find ways to tread more lightly on the planet. The eco-warriors in your life will love this Lund London Cutlery Set and Snack Box – the perfect sustainable solution for munching on the go. And how about this sleek plant-based Travel Straw and case for sipping in eco-friendly style?

Gifts for leopard-print lovers

Feline festive? This cute Trinket Tray is ideal for your friend for who leopard isn’t just a print, it’s a way of life. This Leopard Water Bottle and Lunch Bag are purrfect for saving the environment in style and this Door Mat, with its stylish repeating image, is spot on. Last but definitely not least, our bestselling House of Vitamin Leopard Candle Holder is so smoking, we almost can’t take it.

Gifts for your girl-gang

Looking for something for the gorgeous gals in your life? Well you’ve come to the right place! Packaged to look like a cute little boob, our DOIY Socks are funny and feminist at the same time. This adorbs Frida Body Shaped Vase is a dreamy gift for art lovers and strong women alike, and this Girl Power Door Mat says it loud and proud – yes babe!

Gifts for F.R.I.E.N.D.S fans

Channel your inner holiday Armadillo and make this The One Where You Buy Them The Best Christmas Gifts EVER. This striking Central Perk Rug, Latte Glass and retro Neon Light will transform their home into Chandler and the gang’s fave coffee spot. Find out who’s the true super-fan with this F.R.I.E.N.D.S Trivia Quiz, or give them hours of fun with this 1,000-piece Jigsaw.

Gifts for music lovers

Do they spend hours putting together playlists? Have they got vinyl for days? Either way our music gifts are the perfect Crimbo solution for your tune-loving buddies. This Retro Vinyl Storage Case is super-stylish and practical. And if you’re feeling extra flash, why not fill it with Nirvana’s grunge classic Nevermind, or pop princess Mabel’s High Expectations? This framed Ded Pop Freddie Print is a colourful tribute to the flamboyant frontman and if they like to keep it old school, this Portable Radio Cassette Player will give them all the right feels.

Gifts for jewellery junkies

Do they love a bit of festive sparkle? Big up the bling in their lives and bring a much-needed positive message too, with a Timi of Sweden charm bracelet. Each gorge piece comes with its own gift card and inspiring motto. Choose from Look for Rainbows, You are Strong , I Be-Leaf in You (our personal pick) and many more, for a thoughtful gift that shines bright like a diamond.

Gifts for the quizzical

Are they mad for Monopoly? Crackers for Cluedo? Christmas is made for games and we’ve got the quirkiest collection in town. If they love celeb culture, they’ll be all over Did They Really Say That?, an outrageous game based on interviews with famous people. Fans of current affairs will love Fake News Game – Trump Edition in which players decide which statements the controversial POTUS may, or may not have said. And if their idea of festive fun is a puzzle, our Luckies of London – Be Big edition is a bold contemporary design, that’s good enough to frame.

Merry Covid Christmas and happy shopping peeps!!