19 must-have gifts for Christmas
Need inspiration for gift ideas? GSN has you covered
With Christmas just around the corner, millions of people have already started their Christmas shopping.
But what if you’re stuck for ideas? Sick of giving the usual box of chocolates and bottle of wine?
There’s no need to be out on the cold streets and in crowded stores this Christmas. Whatever your budget and taste, Gay Star News has you covered and with all these gifts available online, you won’t even have to go outdoors.
Draw Something Board Game – £19.99 – hasbro.co.uk
Based on the smash hit iPhone app, Draw Something has made the transition to the board game scene. A variation of the classic game Pictionary, Draw Something allows players to showcase their artistic abilities whilst everyone guesses what it is they are drawing.
Dark Arts Nail Art – £25 – frontcovercosmetics.com
Used by the likes of Beyonce’s manicurist, Lisa Logan, this kit is filled with varnishes, jewels, nail wraps, plus all the kit you need to use them – tweezers, glue, dotting sticks and more.
Calm & Soothe Bath Oil – £24 – purelochside.com
A luxurious aromatherapy blend which helps to ease muscle and joint pains, using High Altitude Lavendar and Highland Scots Pine. Add to the bath for a relaxing, de-stressing treat after a hard day.
Denhay Dorset Drum Cheddar – £25 – denhay.co.uk
Ideal for the foodie in your life, this award winning 2kg truckle has been aged for between seven and 12 months and develops its own distinctive Cheddar cheese flavor. It comes in an attractive box, relating the history of the company.
Trevor Sorbie Mg Wash, Style and Trim Kit – £24 – trevorsorbie.com
For a DIY kind of guy, this kit includes a hairline and neck trimmer, two-in-one shampoo, bodyspray and firm control gel.
Fanny Wang 2000 DJ Series Headphones – £199.95 – fannywang.com
These headphones sport an over-ear design, with a powered amp and 50mm dual plated drivers to deliver the cleanest sound reproduction in its class. They also come with a hard shell carry-case for travel.
Kiko DSM Network Music Player – £2,500 – linn.co.uk
Kiko DSM is optimised for multiple types of music input, and can stream from music stores on PCs and smartphones, and can be used by online services such as Spotify.
Doctor Who Tardis Smart Safe – £29.99 – monsterstuff.co.uk
Ideal for sci-fi fans, this secure safe will open when combined with a smartphone.
Wahl Lithium Ion Stainless Steel Grooming Set – £79.99 – wahl.co.uk
This stainless steel encased grooming station is a must have for the well groomed gentleman whose looking for the best quality trimmer. Ideal for hair, stubble, beards, trimming and all over body use.
Chanel Vintage 2.55 Bag – £1,200 – highfashionsociety.com
Made with lamb skin leather, this is a late 1980’s original which contains six inside compartments including a secret compartment Coco Chanel designed to hide her love letters.
Bonsoir Men’s Classic Retro Pyjamas – £78 – thepyjamastore.com
Stylishly comfy pyjamas.
Ted Baker Made To Measure Kit – £10 – boots.com
Includes a ruler shaped soap, body spray and hair and body wash.
Jockey Tartan Messenger Bag – £42 – deadgoodundies.com
Containing several pockets to store all your valuables.
Kopi Coffee subscription – £8.95 per month, £47.70 for six months – kopi.co.uk
A fresh bag of coffee from around the world is sent to your door every month, complete with a booklet detailing the coffee’s origin and how best to brew.
Seed & Bean Chocolate bars – from 99p – seedandbean.co.uk
A perfect stocking filler, these chocolate bars come in a variety of flavours and sizes.
Otley Brewery Real Beer Box – £31.50 – realbeerbox.com