Christmas is coming, we’re ready to get phat! Having the best time partying and thinking we’re all that! Just jokes, we’re ready to spend quality time with loved ones and embrace Sydney summer time with full force (whilst also getting out loved ones the gift of Christmas cheer).

A huge part of summer here in Sydney, is the festivities and gift giving to show those you love how much you care. As we’re super nice here at and want to do the hard work for you, we’ve collated a round up of gifts for loved ones, along with super easy links to buy, in one easy click.

JURA ENA 8 Sunset Red

Small, stunning, simple – freshly ground, not capsuled

The superlative new one-cup machine: small, simple, stunning – a must for all coffee lovers and connoisseurs. The ENA 8 impresses with speciality coffees that are freshly ground, not capsuled. And thanks to the variety it offers at the touch of a button, it is sure to delight even the most discerning palates.

RRP- $1,899 Available at:


The Genius AI is like no other toothbrush you have ever seen before, it not only brushes like a dream and has different colours to choose from, it also links with your mobile phone to tell you how long to brush for, where you’re applying too much pressure – AND, stored before and after pictures so you can track your whitening progress.

This innovation in dental care is sold at Shaver Shop.

RRP $499, currently discounted to $249.

L’Occitane Christmas Collection

Whether its pamper products for your parents, a date night for your partner or thoughtful presents to show your sibling you really care, we’ve got you covered:

An array of gift sets to celebrate Nature and make it festive and colourful! The Festive Garden, Classic Shea and Honey Harvest collections alternate between blue, pink and orange to make your Christmas a true rainbow of colours and shea!

There are lip balms, body creams, hand creams and even some new products, such as the Festive Garden Shower Foam with shea. They all ensure that Christmas brings you closer to Nature.

Spread nature’s gifts far and wide with our cute baubles and mini sets. Featuring treats for your hands and body in mini sizes, these stocking fillers give a small taste of Provence to everyone on your gift list.

Wrapped up or hung on a Christmas tree, they’re the perfect way to try all of L’Occitane’s favourite natural ingredients.

Prices range from $16 for lip-balm to $199 for the advent calendar.

Sizzle with sunglasses style sophistication thanks to MAUI JIM



Unless you’ve been living under a rock this season, you’ll know that the round shape of Maui Jim’s newest style is bang on-trend!  This particular style from Maui Jim is named after the sea creature that shares its name; Nautilus.

The edges of the glasses showcase a subtle grooved pattern, which makes this uncomplicated titanium frame really pop, and the PolarizedPlus2® lenses guard against annoying glare and harmful UV.

  • RRP: $449


Sunny Days

The Sunny Days style has a double bridge with stainless steel brow bar, which complements the round, richly-swirled Italian acetate frame.

Boasting the proprietary SuperThin (ST) Glass lenses, and the ultimate in glare control and colour enhancement with our PolarizedPlus2® lens technology.

RRP: $449




Pineapple is a plucky addition to the Maui Jim classic collection. Pure round and perfectly-suited to any activity with its nylon frame and SuperThin (ST) Glass lenses.

RRP: $299


Ah Dang

Pink, what more suitable colour to complement this season’s style pallet, also… Look how pretty!

This frame is nylon with SuperThin (ST) Glass lenses available in four charming colour combinations.

RRP: $319




Designed by Keiren Street, one of Australia’s leading celebrity and editorial hair stylists, this multifunctional luxury travel bag is designed for an on the go lifestyle.

Committed to being premium yet practical, K-SET is made from highly durable vegan leather featuring three highly customisable compartments. K-SET’s simple and sleek unisex design will complement any professional’s travel goods, with an easy slip slot on the back designed to fit on to your carry on bag or simply use the shoulder strap that comes with purchase.

RRP – $220 Available at:


Welcome, Wild Strawberry Frosé – a fruity, uplifting and playful fragrance, rich in summer berries and tropical fruits. It’s the holiday candle that will inspire your cocktail of choice come Christmas!

ECOYA Christmas Madison Jar – Fresh Pine and Wild Strawberry Frosé – $42.95AUD

ECOYA Christmas Monty Candle – Fresh Pine and Wild Strawberry Frosé – $19.95AUD

ECOYA Christmas Mini Diffuser – Fresh Pine and Wild Strawberry Frosé – $25.95AUD

ECOYA Christmas Tea Light Set – Fresh Pine and Wild Strawberry Frosé – $14.95AUD



The newest stylish accessory for your kitchen bench! Introducing the new SodaStream limited edition rose gold sparkling water maker with Gold or Rose Gold accents! The perfect stylish decoration, adding a chic touch to your kitchen!


RRP: $109

Out in retail in November. Spirit White Rose Gold and Spirit Black Rose Gold are exclusive to Myer. Spirit White Yellow Gold is for online sale only.


The Cape Palm Beach Towel is intricately crafted with a contrasting flat weave and terry pile, creating a 3D effect. With its textural palm leaf inspired pattern, this beach towel will make a statement this summer.
Fibre Content: 100% Cotton

RRP- $59.95 Available at:


Liberty London is famed in the UK for its directional design and celebration of craftsmanship. Its’ collection of tech21 cases feature premium and vibrant designs that will appeal to any fashionista or design-lover in your life. Available in tech21’s protective and scratch-resistant Pure Clear, Pure Print and Evo Luxe cases.



Just in time for the festive season Michael Hill has launched fresh new styles and trends including:

  • Mini Treasures – mini is the next big thing so opt for a cute pair of mini hoops or create a constellation with diamond studs.
  • Coin Jewellery– with an antique design influence, these contemporary pieces are a must-have.
  • Signet Rings– kept simple, engraved or paved with diamonds, signet rings are super versatile – try the latest trend and wear as a pinky ring.
  • Colour Sapphires – for all September babies, opt for a stunning sapphire in new exciting colours.
  • Pearls with Personality– try unexpected shapes, pair with black or wear as part of a layered look.



The Everleigh Bottling Co. knows all things cocktails, with quite the selection to treat someone you love. For $68, you can mix and match its signature single-serves to create a tailored selection they’re sure to love or opt for their ‘Famous Four’ set comprising a Martini, Negroni, Manhattan and Old Fashioned. Add a special from their Antique collection, such as the 1980s ‘Bobby Burns’ ($50) or even the hardcopy of  ‘A Spot at the Bar’ so they never run out of drink ideas.



If you’re willing to splurge on something the whole family can make use of, take a look at Breville’s new Bluicer which merges the benefits of juicing and blending into one, meaning with interchangeable jugs on a single base you can blend, juice or bluice. Retailing for $649.95 at Harvey Norman and The Good Guys, it’s practical, efficient and compact. Get in quick, you’ll thank us later.



Give back this Christmas with Two Good. With every purchase you make from the social enterprise , they will donate the same item to a woman in a safe house who needs it most. This could be toiletries, a hoodie or a cosy lounging set in collaboration with Jack + Jack for $320. Or for $40 you can grab The Two Good Cookbook which is filled with recipes from Australian and international chefs including  Neil Perry, Nigella Lawson, Maggie Beer and Peter Gilmore as well as short stories by writers including Liane Morarty and Markus Zusak. The perfect stocking filler, and all for a wonderful cause.




For Her:

Mini Pamper Set – RRP $14.95 – Stockist:
Soak in seasonal aromas! Each Mini Pamper Set includes a Body Wash, Hand Cream and Bath Caviar. Available in two fragrances: Winter Pine and Cranberry.

Floral Soap & Hand Cream Set – RRP $14.95 – Stockist: Terry White Chemmart
Nourishing and delightfully packaged, this duo set including a soap bar and hand cream leaves your skin cleansed and hydrated. Available in two fragrances: Fern and Moss.

L’Action 1 Minute Solutions – RRP $16.95-$19.95 – Stockist: available now
L’Action Paris has recently launched their new 1 Minute Solutions range with a fresh look! The top three picks for Christmas this year include the new Miracle Cleansing Gel (RRP $16.95), Eyelash Treatment (RRP $16.95) and the Lip Enhancer (RRP $19.95).


QD Teeth whitening is simple and cost effective way to whiten your teeth in just 25 minutes.
Using the latest LED technology connected to your mobile or cell phone QD Teeth whitening is the go-to teeth whitening solution. Designed by Celebrity Cosmetic Dentist Dr Luke Cronin from Quality Dental.
RRP: $199


A complete hair care collection crafted with the nourishing benefits of Roucou Oil. A best seller from the Davines portfolio, the Oi range offers a complete cosmetic treatment range offering outstanding results, leaving the hair shiny and nourished, while reducing damage from UV radiation.

Includes: Oi Shampoo 280ml / Oi Conditioner 250ml / Oi All-in-one Milk 135ml

RRP $85.90 (valued at $122.85)



  • Nourishing + Coconut Milk Collection, RRP $19.99

Containing travel size Coconut Milk shampoo and conditioner, and full-size Coconut Milk Anti-Breakage Serum.

  • Smoothing + Liquid Pearl Collection, RRP $29.99

A brand-new flavour to the AUS market. Containing full size shampoo, conditioner and a glitzy luminescent serum (that really sparkles!)

Reveal your inner mermaid with this magical light and lustrous blend of Pearl Extract and Sea Kelp for hair that shines like the sea.


Jamaica Blue is bringing festive cheer to your coffee with a limited edition Very Merry Blend. Made with 50% Kenya and 50% Colombia coffee beans, this blend tastes of candied orange and butterscotch. A medium bodied coffee with a brandy butter mouthfeel – Yum!

This is the perfect Chrissy pressie for coffee lovers and if you buy the take home pack for someone special you will receive a FREE cup of Very Merry Blend to drink in or takeaway.


Seedlip makes a perfect gift for anyone looking to drink more mindfully but without compromising on taste.

Seedlip is the world’s first distilled non alcoholic spirits range. As the the global pioneer of the non alcoholic space, and since launching a few years ago, Seedlip is now found in some of the best retailers & bars/restaurants around the world.

Here in Aus we’re at David Jones, Dan Murphy’s plus in hundreds of restaurants across Australia, $49.95.

Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL Hair Removal

Braun Silk-expert Pro 5 is the safest, fastest and most efficient IPL for permanent hair reduction in just 4 weeks. It automatically and continuously adapts to your skin tone to ensure optimal balance between efficacy and safety.

RRP: $999.00

Hue Play

Create a wholly immersive entertainment experience in the home through personalised lighting. The Hue Play will sync to your computer or TV screen and transfer the effects to bring the mood of your screen to your whole room! The Philips Hue Play is small and discreet – but the lighting effect is all the more impressive

RRP: $219 for two

Jelly Belly Ornaments Gift Box

This sweet gift box is decorated with an embossed jelly belly bauble design, guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit. The ornaments gift box is a great Christmas present for any occasion and tastes even better than it looks, featuring Jelly Belly’s classic and most popular flavours like blueberry, buttered popcorn, cinnamon, coconut, green apple, and watermelon.

RRP: 10 Flavour pack $10

20 Flavour pack $12

Purchase: Big W

Take a pearling masterclass with Broken Bay Pearl Farm’s experts (NSW)

Discover the secrets of a native Australian gem as you go behind the scenes at the Broken Bay Pearl Farm. Meet pearl farmers and experts on a private cruise through the scenic waters of the Hawkesbury River or the Brisbane Waters, and learn about how Australian pearls are grown and what makes them special.


You’ll touch some of the highest quality Akoya and South Sea pearls in the world and practice grading and valuing them before you harvest and keep your very own pearl. Browse a bespoke collection of certified Australian pearl jewellery, and end the day with a seafood platter featuring “pearl meat” and a glass of wine or beer overlooking the waters. Exclusively for Mastercard cardholders.

RRP: $500 per person (2 – 12 people)

Buzz around an urban apiary during a honeybee workshop (NSW)

Make a beeline for Sydney’s Urban Beehive and get schooled in the honey-making process. Start on a tour of this urban apiary guided by one of its professional beekeepers, who will teach you all about bees, how the apiary makes its honey, and how its process contributes to sustainability.

Then, don a professional beekeeping suit and get some hands-on experience handling live honeybees from one of the apiary’s hives. Take home a 190-millilitre glass jar of Urban Beehive honey as a souvenir. Exclusively for Mastercard cardholders.

RRP: $120 per person (4 – 8 people)



Celebrating the sunny weather this Christmas, Hush Puppies have a gift pack available for $110 including their best selling Paradise Slide (RRP $99.95) and Santorini Bag (RRP $39.95).

The perfect gift when you don’t know what to get her, these slides are a classic wardrobe staple that she’ll live in all season, perfectly matched by the trending woven-style bag to hold all her beach day essentials.


Springfree is the world’s safest trampoline, working on the mission of encouraging children to be outside and active. Designed to suit the Aussie lifestyle, Springfree’s trampolines will allow for families to enjoy the Summer air, and savour the holiday spirt this Christmas.

Just $899 for the small round trampoline, its s sure fire winner!

Looking for a last minute Christmas present? From the 3rd December – 24th December 2019, Springfree purchasers will receive a Free Step and Free Delivery (Valued up to $404). Happy Bouncing!



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Lisa Hollinshead
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Boss lady over here at Social 101. Lover of all things that inspire creativity, individuality and happiness! Former party gal, now mama to a beautiful baby boy!

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