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Make it a cool yule with presents that are sure to please this Christmas season

By Joseph Kocharian

Festive season is upon us (there is no escape from it, or from Mariah’s All I want for Christmas) and here are a few of our favourite things to help you with your present-inspo. It’s time to upgrade from giving Lynx, chocolate selection boxes and socks, and get gifting some streetwear, and ice-cold fashion brands. Away from clothing, there are plenty of products to upgrade their tech, as well as gifts to nurture that budding musical talent. Or even a chance to indulge in some ninetees and noughties nostalgia along the way (we’ll get dusting off our East 17 white faux-fur puffer jackets.)

Beats Studio Buds

Wireless noise cancelling Studio Buds in six colours, including Ocean Blue, Moon grey and sunset pink. 

Beats Studio Buds, £159.99 at

Positive Grid Spark MINI 

A portable, battery-operater Bluetooth speaker and guitar amp that lets you play music anywhere. 

Positive Grid Spark MINI, £199,

Montblanc X Naruto chest bag

Montblanc are celebrating 20 years of the award winning Naruto with a vibrant collaboration, that includes bags, stationary and watches.

Montblanc x Naruto chest bag, £665 at

Fila Gold Maffei Velour Track Jacket

Super soft, and straight out of a Wes Anderson movie, this velour jacket makes you feel golden, just like the Harry Styles song.

Fila Gold Maffei Velour Track Jacket, £85,

Elemis Pro-Collagen Skincare Stories
Elemis have five carefully curated anti-ageing products that deeply cleanse, hydrate and smooth the skin.

Elemis Pro-Collagen Skincare Stories, £230, by

Fender American Vintage II series Guitar

Paying homage to the brand’s designs in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, Fender have crafted up some nostalgia with their American Vintage II series.

Fender American Vintage II series Guitar, from £1.999 at

Sonos Ray Soundbar

Super compact and accomplished sound that upgrades the experience for your tv, music and gaming.

Sonos Ray Soundbar, £279 at

Jimmy Choo Bryer flat boots 

For when you have a country walk at 3pm, but an all-night warehouse party to attend at 3am. 

Jimmy Choo Bryer flat boots, £850 at

Pioneer DJ PLX-500 Direct Drive Turntable 

A professional turntable to give you warm, clear analogue sound, that’s perfect for a beginner DJ.


Pioneer DJ PLX-500 Direct Drive Turntable, £49 at

Thomas Sabo Elements of Nature watch 

Inspired by the elements, and their respective zodiac signs, Thomas Sabo’s latest watches are expertly and elaborately crafted. 

Thomas Sabo Elements of Nature watch, silver £298, black £339 at

Galaxy Z Fold 4

The flip phone is back, and we have missed being able to end a call with a dramatic finish, pretending we’re Serena Van Der Woodsen from Gossip Girl.

Galaxy Z Fold 4, from £45.81/mo or £1,649 at

Fujifilm Instax Mini link 2 smartphone printer 

Includes instaAiR that turns your printer into a tool to apply effects such as petals, neon and glitter to your pics. 

Fujifilm Instax Mini link 2 smartphone, £114.99 at

Ben Sherman jacquard check crewneck sweater

A contemporary classic of a sweater that works for autumn as well as the festive season.

Ben Sherman jacquard check crewneck sweater, £80

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The classic continues with a prequel to the franchise’s 2019 edition, with the return of Captain John Price.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, from £69.99 at

Casetify colour cloud iPhone case 

A Gen-Z, Midnights dreamy colour palette case to encase your phone like a hyper-pop album-cover-cloud.

Casetify colour cloud iPhone case, £41 at

Super compact and super sound that upgrades the sound for you tv, music and gaming experience. 

Aries Varsity jacket

Collegiate-core is back into the forefront, with the likes of Euphoria and Gossip Girl.

Aries Varsity jacket, £1,435 at

Dsquared2 One Earth One Life bucket hat

Dsquared’s latest collection continue the brands call-to action of being eco-conscious when producing their clothes. 

Dsquared2 One Earth One Life bucket hat, £205 at Dsquared2

Rimowa Aurora Borealis Original Cabin

Rimowa are looking to the stars with their lush, limited-edition Aurora Borealis print original cabin case.

Rimowa Aurora Borealis Original Cabin, £1,360, at

Selfridges Smart Snow Cone Machine

Mr Frosty has had a glow-up, with this yaasified snow-cone maker that taps right into our 90s nostalgia. 

Selfridges Smart Snow Cone Machine, £65 at