There's less than one week till Christmas and chances are you’re in panic mode, thinking about hitting your local mall with all those screaming children and frazzled people rushing round.
We’ve curated a handy gift guide to see you through the silly season. Here are some ideas to get you started:
A Lydia Cole Tote Bag, $20
Perfect for beach times, fairtrade certified, and made from organic cotton; featuring original artwork from Lydia herself. There are even two options to choose from.
Sufjan Stevens’ ‘The Greatest Gift’ on vinyl, $45
The prolific songwriter’s latest release; a bundle of b-sides and outtakes from his last album ‘Carrie & Lowell’. Also available on cassette if you’re that way inclined.
Leather Watermelon Purse From Trade Aid, $17
Cute and kitschy. Other purse designs on offer include a fox, a citrus, and an owl.
Blackbird Goods Wine Glasses, $11 ea
Hand-blown from recycled glass, made in Morocco, and timeless.
Alex & Corban Survival Kit, $49
This comes with earplugs for the noisy festival season, and a range of lifesavers for that summer camping expedition.
Cards Against Humanity, $50
The “party game for horrible people”, a risqué card game that brings the mirth.
Frank Gratitude Journal, $25
A little happiness booster, the journal that makes you appreciate the little things.
Mahalo Ukulele, $40
The ultimate portable instrument for campfire singalongs.
The Obstacle Is The Way, $40
A bit of self-help never hurt anybody. The perfect read to reinforce their New Year resolutions.
Sriracha2Go Keyring, $35
The ultimate gift; a keyring they can fill with their favourite hot sauce so they’re always prepared.
Blackbird Goods Fisherman’s Basket, $35
If you want to get fancy, add a pot plant and you’ve got a winner on your hands.