If you’re looking for a way to support the East and Southeast Asian community in the UK (especially during a year in which anti-Asian hate crimes have risen), you might want to consider shopping for gifts from ESEA-owned businesses. Whether you have an upcoming anniversary, or you’re just a seriously proactive Christmas shopper, we’ve compiled a list of delightful gifts for every type of person in your life. We’ve found gifts for a friend who’s just switched jobs, to presents for a recently moved-out sister, all from ESEA-owned businesses. When you’re done here, make sure to also take a look at our more extensive guide of 36 ESEA-owned businesses to shop.
For the housemate who keeps dumpling wrappers in the fridge
For the boyfriend who doesn’t know what retinol is
For the boyfriend who doesn’t know what a cleanser is
For the cousin who has two under two
For the cousin whose kids are a little older
For the husband who’s partial to breakfast in bed
For the brother who starts thinking about dinner at lunch
For the girlfriend who has an ear stack
For the granny whose brew is an art form
For the brother who shudders at the thought of folding a page
For the sister who binge-watched Sex Education
To cover anything that Otis and Maeve might have missed.
For the housemate who knows the time that you were born (to the minute)
For the friend who’s just started a new job
For the daughter who ditched macchiatos for matcha boba
For the work friend who has already refined their MasterChef signature dish
And the friend whose showstopper would earn them star baker
For the sister who wanted to take the dog to uni
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