We’re on the home stretch to Christmas. You might have done the big shop, but there are still a few names left on the list. What to get for your Secret Santa? What do you buy your 8-year-old godchild? We’ve been meticulously writing about the best gifts for everyone in your life at the Strategist UK, but whoever you’re buying for, it’s important to remember you don’t need to break the bank. So we’ve put together the best gifts you can buy online that all come in at under 20 quid.
For your Bake Off–obsessed co-worker
This black cocoa powder will give your cookies an irresistible, slightly savoury flavour.
For your auntie who solely wears cashmere from October through to February
Enchant her with this gizmo that will de-bobble gentle fabrics in seconds.
For your dog (from your dad)
“He loves wearing it.” — your dad, probably.
For your sister-in-law, who’s chronically frazzled
For your younger brother, who keeps losing his phone
For your 6-month-old godchild
These stacking rings are particularly appealing to 6-month-olds, according to experts.
For your 8-year-old godchild
For your 12-year-old godchild
An all-ages party game that rewards competitiveness.
For your 16-year-old godchild
For your sister’s boyfriend, who calls kombucha “booch”
René Redzepi’s fermentation bible might move him away from scobies, and toward shrubs.
For your school friend who’s just become a mum
For your office secret Santa
For your boyfriend’s mum
For your girlfriend’s mum
Reviewers rate these gloves for running or cycling outdoors.
For your hard-to-buy-for cousin
Pleasingly interesting, thanks to a variable grid design on each page.
For your brother who’s just moved into halls
For your friend that’s just gotten pregnant
For your recently retired uncle
For your granny
For your great-granny
For your friend, who’s a teacher
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