Well, it’s that time of year again – decorated trees, colourful lights, Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé playing on repeat and of course the challenge of finding the perfect gift.

From the most stylish to the most delicious and some of the best experiences around – I’ve got you covered.

So here’s my pick for the best gifts this Christmas …

Foodies & Entertainers

1. Boca Espresso

$32.00

www.bocaespresso.com.au

2. Blood Shiraz Gin Caviar

$23.90

www.colabpantry.com.au

3. Elevate Wine Tour

– Specialising in private tours of 2-11 guests

– Tours available 7 days a week

– Pick up available from anywhere in metro Melbourne and the MP

– What’s included: transport for the day, all tasting fees, lunch with a glass of wine

– Gift vouchers available to purchase online

www.elevatewinetours.com.au

4. Co/Lab Pantry

  • Under the mistletoe – $250.00

Includes:
Zonzo Reserve Pinot Noir 2018
Koko Black Leatherwood Honeycomb
Brunetti Assorted Biscuits
Brunetti Gingerbread Tree
IGNI: A Restaurants First Year
Entrecote’s Mr Jones’ Christmas Ham Glaze
Market Lane Season Espresso Whole beans
Four Pillars Orange Marmalade
Mini Chocolate Chip Panettone by Chocolati

  • Magic Made – $80

Includes:
Tip Jar Australian Negroni
Brunetti Fruit Mince Tarts (6 pack)
Four Pillars Marmalade
Koko Black Hazelnut Gianduja Bombs

  • Santa’s Selection – $45

Includes:
Tip Jar Australian Negroni
Brunetti Fruit Mince Tarts (6 pack)
Four Pillars Marmalade
Koko Black Hazelnut Gianduja Bomb.

www.colabpantry.com.au

5. The Botanist ‘G & Tea’ Gift Pack 

To celebrate Christmas, The Botanist Gin has partnered with Australian tea producer The Sunday Lab to create the ultimate Christmas gift for your cocktail loving family members and friends. The Christmas gift with purchase features a complimentary Botanicus flavoured herbal Tea Tube and infuser so you can become the ultimate forager with your cocktails this festive season.

$86

www.thebotanist.com

6. Chocolate DnA – smash chocolate and choice of fillings

$85

https://www.instagram.com/chocolate.dna/

7. Mr & Mrs P

Give the gift of a delicious foodie experience at Brighton’s favourite restaurant.

www.mrandmrsp.inkind.com

8. #TAG Coffee

Trumpy Coffee Beans 

Discover the rich, chocolate and berries taste of the Trumpy blend. Trumpy is rich and winey, with the aroma of aniseed & dark chocolate. It’s darkly roasted and the most popular choice of our customers.

$22.50 – $39.50

www.hashtagcoffee.com.au/product/trumpy

Bialetti Rainbow Moka Express 3 Cup – Italy

With the new Bialetti Rainbow Moka Express range, an all new colourful display of your beloved stove top espresso maker is possible.

9. Elevate Wine Store

– Like doing a wine tour at home!

– Wine made by small producers on the MP

– Stocking organic and biodynamic wines

– Wide range of varietals showcasing the best of the MP

– Wineries we feature: Quealy, Panton, Yabby Lake, Crittenden, Ten Minutes By Tractor, Montalto, Willow Creek, Rare Hare, Kerri Greens, Baillieu, Scorpo, Paringa, Tucks, Ocean Eight, Gunnamatta and Elgee Park.

– Other businesses featured in gift packs: Plumm Melbourne, EAU Mornington Peninsula, Red Hill Candle Co., MP Chocolaterie, Revolution Roasters.

– Delivery for gift hampers Victoria wide.

– Hampers can be purchased now or pre-ordered for selected delivery dates in December

– Gift vouchers available for purchase online

– Wine delivery available Australia Wide with flat rate shipping

*Use COFFEESANDSTYLE. This code will offer $20 off our entire site for the month of December [min. spend $200]

www.elevatewinestore.com.au

10. Buena Onda & Co.

Creators of handcrafted Latin American inspired sweet treats and desserts. They deliver the traditional Latin American ethos of warm hospitality, friendliness and as their name translates, ‘good vibes’ – and their recently launched Gift Box range are packed with exactly that!

Goodies range from $38 – $54. Plus the finishing touches on their beautifully presented eco-friendly mailer boxes will surely impress any recipient.

www.bueanondaco.com.au/shop

11. Dan Murphy’s

Tsarine Brut NV  Champagne Tsarine

  • Created by Chanoine Frères (founded 1730), was made in homage to the Czars of Russia and to women of Russian nobility from the 19th Century.
  • White peaches, nectarines, lemon peel, fresh biscuits and a dry, delicate finish

$49.40

www.danmurphys.com.au/product

Heathcote Shiraz  Heathcote Estate

  • A well known Victorian winery located on the ancient Cambrian soils of Heathcote. Full-bodied, brooding dark fruit and a long, complex finish.

$45.99

www.danmurphys.com.au/product

12. Dan Murphy’s

Karlsbridge Old Kirche Shiraz Indulgence Pack  

  • Includes a full bodied, crowd pleasing shiraz with a range of delicious snacks and chocolates

$49.99 per pack

www.danmurphys.com.au/product

13. Lello – Pasta Obsession

  • 1 X Lello Semolina Casarecce Pasta
  • 1 x Lello Semolina Fusilloni Pasta
  • 1 x Lello Semolina Trottole Pasta
  • 2 x Lello Handmade Gnocchi
  • 2 x Lello Fresh Scialiatelli pasta
  • 1 x Lello Tomato and Basil Sugo
  • 1 x Lello Nduja Spicy Calabrian Sugo

$85

www.lello-pasta-bar.myshopify.com

14. The Cocktail Shop

Stirred Cocktail Kit

Available in Silver and Copper

$89.99

https://thecocktailshop.com.au/shop/barware/stirred-cocktail-kit-copper/

RCR Crystal Cocktail Tumblers Set

$39.99

https://thecocktailshop.com.au/shop/gifts/rcr-crystal-cocktail-tumblers-set/

Starward Old Fashioned cocktails with fig and cinnamon Mr Bitters

$69.99

https://thecocktailshop.com.au/shop/cocktail-kits/old-fashioned-cocktail-kit/

15. Strawberry Avenue 

Christmas box is $85

Second Gift box is $59

www.strawberryav.com.au

16. YUGO Melbourne

Gift vouchers from $50

www.yugomelbourne.vouchercart.com

Life & Style

1. House of Nicholetta

Miss June Paris Heaven Broderie Anglaise, French lacing top.

$239

https://houseofnicholetta.com.au

Handloomed cotton beach towels made in Greece and satchel. Highly absorbent, soft quick-drying towels that can be used as a wrap.

$75 – available in store.

Greek key satchel $65 – available in store.

Ammos accessories shoes made in Greece – https://houseofnicholetta.com.au

Shorts $59 – available in store.

2. The Babe Life x

Beach Babe Wave Ceramic Curler

$69.99

www.babe-life.com/products/professional-hair-curling-iron

Discount code: COFFEE&STYLE15

3. With Karla

THE KK BUNDLE – limited edition KK Bundle includes Best Selling Beauty Bundle – only this time, it comes with the perfect size cosmetic case to store your favourites in.

$99.95

www.withkarla.com/collections/frontpage/products/the-kk-bundle

4. Nikkia Joy Cosmetics – Ready Set Glow Bundle

Get ready to set & glow with this bundle containing best-selling Velvet Finishing Powder, both Perfecting Sponges and Illuminate Highlighting Palette! Created by YouTube superstar and professional makeup artist Nikkia Joy, this is the ultimate makeup pack for the Christmas party season.

 $130

www.nikkiajoycosmetics.com.au

5. Melbourne Theatre Company 

Available in any sum above $5, and they are valid for 3 years.

  www.mtc.com.au/plays-and-tickets/gift-vouchers/ 

6. Women’s Health Diary

$18.95

www.breastcancertrials.org.au/merchandise#diary

7. Bag Queen – Surprise Baby

Half circle leather embossed bag features zip-top, gold hardware and leather-lined in contrast colour. Surprisingly this bag comes with both sides that open up in contrast colour to reveal card slots and pocket.

$129

www.bagqueen.com.au/collections

8. Cazinc the Label

Scarlett dress – Sunset

www.cazincthelabel.com.au/collections/stitch-scarlett-dress

9. Fashion Illustration Sketchers 

  • Cards

– $6 individual

– $20 for 4

– $45 for 10

  • Wrapping $15 for 3 sheets
  • Custom Xmas digital sketch $55

www.sarahdarby.com.au/shop

Custom sketches prices on my website from prices vary, digital and hand-drawn original.

DM or email to discuss info@sarahdarby.com.au

www.sarahdarby.com.au/product-page/christmas-digital-sketch

www.sarahdarby.com.au/book-online

10. Dermalist Christmas Skincare Packs

Products are simple to use, practical and affordable and are suitable for all skin types and safe to use when breastfeeding. The sleek, unisex minimalist packaging can also ensure products appeal to both men and women.

$169

www.dermalist.com/the-glow-collection

11. Breast Cancer Trials 

Breastolution Tee

$39.99

www.breastcancertrials.org.au/merchandise

12. Melbourne Flower Walls

Wreath

$119

Arrangement

$149

www.instagram.com/melbourneflowerwalls

13. Peninsula Hot Springs

Bathing & Dining packages

From $130

www.peninsulahotsprings.com/christmasgiftideas

14. By Georgia – The Golden Age

The range varies from everyday earrings like The Revival, No. IX and the Mandorla’s to standout pieces for special occasions or dressing up your outfit like the La Forma earrings, the No.VI and the Dreamer hoops. Other standout pieces from the collection included the Links bracelet and No. XVI bangle along with her range of everyday necklaces. Her personalised collection includes necklaces, rings and cufflinks.

$49 – $400

www.bygeorgia.com.au/collections/new-the-golden-age

15. CAMELIA 

AL.IVE Body sets

The Duo includes a 500ml hand & body wash, 500ml hand & body lotion and a matching tray. The al.ive body Australian made hand & body range combines product purity with designer aesthetics to stimulate your senses and shape your surroundings.

$79.00

www.camelia.com.au/collections/al-ive-body

16. BouBoulina Designs

Where luxury meets the goddess within. Brave, Beautiful and Strong. A woman’s journey. Choose from thier Inspired Couture Candles, Diffusers & Gift Sets.

All handmade with love right here in Melbourne, Australia. Check out their very exclusive homewares range including Cristina Re & Sue Sensi.

From $59

Discount code : Goddess15

www.bouboulinadesigns.com.au

17. Rhodin Collection

From $35

www.rhodincollection.com/earrings

18. Third Boi

Henrik Tee – White

$89

www.thirdboi.com.au/collections

19. Harris Scarf

Dawn quite cover set – Double Bed

$159.99

wwwharrisscarfe.com.au

Kris Kringle 

1. JELLA Cases

JELLA is your bestie in your back pocket, it’s with you always to help capture your moments, follow along, or create! Simply Peel it, Stick it, Set it, Share it!

From $35

www.jellacase.com.au/collections

2. Revlon

Kiss Kringle Gift Pack

$24.95

www.myer.com.au

3. Lenny Rose Active

Designed by health expert and qualified physiotherapist, Rosie Dumbrell the brand leverages science and innovation offering women maternity wear that is timeless and versatile without sacrificing style and quality.

Woman Tee $49.00

An elevated take on the fitted tee, the Woman Tee is easy to wear with legging and sneakers or style under suiting for a modern fresh look.

 www.lennyroseactive.com.au/product/woman-tee/

4. The Prosecco Van

Premium Prosecco

$25.00

www.theproseccovan.net.au/product/premium-prosecco/

5. Martinich & Carran

Design label Martinich & Carran is a dynamic artistic partnership between renowned Melbourne-based creatives Rowena Martinich and Geoffrey Carran.

The husband and wife duo work in collaboration to create huge colourful mural’s which celebrate both of their vivacious approach to painting and life. The pair also produces a range of prints, home-wares and is often found working closely with architects, designs global brands, consulting on projects or translating their work into a new project or building.

A4 RED ROBIN PRINT $49.00

www.martinichandcarran.com.au/product/a4-robin-print-on-sale

6. Alpha Omega Skincare

Hyaluronic Acid Serum – $34.95

Coconut Vanilla Body Cleansing Soap – $13

Fruitful Face & Body Oil – $42.95

CODE AOS35

www.alphaomegaskin.com/shop

7. Sleeping with Jacques

Silk Sleep Mask

The eye mask will ensure a night of uninterrupted beauty sleep. This luxurious design is designed for the perfect amount of shine, thickness and softness.

$49.00

www.sleepingwithjacques.com/collections/accesories/products/silk-sleep-mask-white-black

8. Co/Lab Pantry

Brunetti Christmas Traditional Panettone

$29.00

www.colabpantry.com.au/products/panettone-classico-1kg

9. Co/Lab Pantry

Brunetti’s 8 piece signature Macaron box filled with irresistable hand made macarons.

$34.90

www.colabpantry.com.au/products/mixed-macarons-12-pack

10. The Gift Socety

Personalised Christmas Bauble – Single

$9

www.thegiftsocietymelbourne.com.au/collections/boxed-gifts/products/personalised-christmas-bauble-single

11. Co/Lab Pantry

COFFEE: HOW TO BUY IT, HOW TO BREW IT BY JASON SCHELTUS

$27

www.colabpantry.com.au/products/coffee-how-to-buy-it-how-to-brew-it-by-jason-scheltus

12. Co/Lab Pantry

Four Pillars Negroni Marmalade

$10

www.colabpantry.com.au/collections/all/products/breakfast-negroni-marmalade

13. CAMELIA 

GLOSS & CO Nail polish set

$59.00

www.camelia.com.au/collections/bath-beauty