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centre:mk Top Gifts for Christmas 2019

As December nears, the Christmas panic begins - What to buy the person that has everything? Have you sent out all your Christmas cards? And what are you going to wear to your Christmas Party? The list goes on…

 

So, if you haven’t even started Christmas shopping yet, don’t worry as we have all the gifting inspiration for you and the family, with centre:mk Top Gifts for 2019. Whether you need inspiration for what to buy people or are stuck on what to ask for yourself, our top picks will absolutely help!

 

 

 Gifts for Kids...

Let’s start off with the little ones. As they grow up their lists get longer and longer, and the responsibility of picking what to get is in your hands. With so many new toys out there, our top picks will make it a little bit easier to find the perfect gift for all the children in your family.

 

If you’re like us and always love a fresh set of pyjamas to wake up in on Christmas Day, grab a Christmas Eve treat with some festive character pyjamas, like these Grinch themed ones from Primark, £10 (You can even get matching sets for the whole family in Men’s and Womenswear!)

 

Practical gifts are always great, but getting the same reaction from your children is the hard part. We love these Smiggle backpacks, perfect for the Star Wars and unicorn fans, and we are certain you will have them excited, with the 3D look and holographic print. Star Wars, £35. Unicorn, £38.

 

As the days get colder, these festive inspired winter warmer jumpers are perfect, ranging from 1 month all the way to toddlers. Newbie, £22.

 

Now, with the sequel of Frozen just released, you can’t go wrong with Disney’s new Frozen collection. Relive the magic of Frozen 2 with an Anna Singing Doll - Disney, £17. We know you will win best gift with this one!

Finally for the slightly older kids, Flying Tiger’s football game is only £25 and will keep all the family entertained for hours!

 

 

Gifts for Him...

Moving on to Men, while you can never go wrong with a good pair of socks when buying Christmas gifts, make 2019 the year you treat them to something different.

We all know someone who loves to stay well groomed, however for those that haven’t jumped on board just yet, why not get them the Kiehl’s Starter Kit. Full of a complete face and body routine for the guy on-the-go and only £39.50.

 

 

At Christmas it’s the perfect time to replace the loved after items that should have been replaced months ago, and slippers are definitely one of these items. The perfect gift you never fancy buying yourself. These Hotter Shoes slippers are brilliant with their fur lining and padded soles to keep the dads, grandads or siblings feet toasty this winter. £45.

 

For the teenagers or sport loving family members, this Nike Camouflage Backpack is great and only £27 from JD Sports.

Now, we saved the best till last. If you’re looking to really treat someone special this year, then this is for you. We love this Beaverbrook’s Tag Heuer Watch, £1,695, an unforgettable present that will be kept forever. However if you’re looking for something more affordable, Beaverbrook’s have a great variety of watch brands and price ranges, for you to find your perfect match.

 

 

Gifts for Home...

 

Decorating your home for Christmas is always exciting, and getting new décor on Christmas day is perfect, ready to revamp your home after Christmas when the January blues set in. This M&S clock has an industrial edge to give a modern twist to any room, £35.

 

We love this Oliver Bonas mug, £12 and why not treat yourself to a luxury Nespresso coffee machine to go with it. (You will enjoy your morning coffee even more.) John Lewis & Partners, £349.99.

 

With the nights getting colder as winter approaches, this beautiful fur heated throw from Lakeland will keep everyone cosy on the sofa this season, £99.

 

 

Gifts for Her...

 

A lovely way to treat any women in your life is with a pamper evening. Create an at home pamper hamper this Christmas with L’Occitane ultra soft body cream, £22, pair this with a Jo Malone candle, (we love the peony & blush suede scent) from John Lewis & Partners, £50 and add the cosy heated throw from our home top gifts, and you have the ultimate gift!

 

Everyone loves a new bag for the festive season, and what perfect timing than on Christmas Day, ready for your New Year’s Eve fun! This M&S statement fluffy clutch, £49.50 will liven up any outfit, the perfect gift for your fashion-forward friends. (It’s loved by bloggers this season too!)

 

For a bigger treat this Christmas we can’t forget the Dyson airwrap styler. We loved it last year and we still love it this year. The perfect gift, with multiple functions to straighten, curl, wave and control even the most untameable hair. John Lewis & Partners, £399.99.

 

 

Secret Santa Gifts...

Buying the perfect secret Santa gifts is never easy, especially at work. How do you get something funny and unusual, especially if you don’t know the person too well? Our top gifts suits everyone from the office jokers to the new starters.

Let’s kick if off with this funny game to keep everyone entertained at work. Paperchase’s Hook your Christmas Dinner, £8 is brilliant to have everyone laughing. Pop on your Christmas hats and try and hook those tasty treats. Carry them through to the finish line and the first to get all the food across the line wins!

Or why not try, John Lewis & Partners Colour Brain, for those that hate the generic quiz games, all you have to do is work out which of the 11 colour cards answers one of the Colour Brain's crafty questions to win. £24.99.

 

 

Stocking Filler Gifts...

You can never go wrong with a chocolatey treat in your stocking. Harry Potter fans will love this chocolate wand, £15 from Mr Simms. They have so much to choose from Bailey’s chocolate to Reese’s pieces, you’ll find some fabulous fillers at Mr Simms.

Some easy stocking fillers that we love are these stacking Santa mugs, £9 for the set from Flying Tiger, wonderful for getting the house in the festive spirit each year onwards.

 

For a fun game for Christmas day evening, check out this Primark party shot roulette, £9. A great way to end the night and the festive celebrations, will you spin and get your favourite shot?

 

We hope our Top Gifts have given you all the inspiration to get excited for Christmas shopping. Visit centre:mk this festive season and enjoy shopping at our amazing variety of stores.