Christmas Gift Guide: For The Office
Giving Gifts can be stressful at the best of times, but office gifts are a whole new level of stress. But worry not – Hunter and Bligh has got you covered for this years office Kris Kringle!
With our top ten office Christmas gifts ranging from $14 – $60 you are sure to find something that will suit your colleague – from coffee and wine lovers, to travellers, and outdoorsy types.
Here are Hunter and Bligh’s top picks for the office Kris Kringle this Christmas!
For the jetsetter of the office, this typo passport holder is the perfect gift. Its sleek and simple design, with compass detailing on the front is perfect for anyone who uses their passport regularly, with an easy slot for boarding pass or other card storage. This passport holder is a standout for its soft faux leather and unisex design, and at only $14 it’s a steal.
PORCELAIN TRAVEL CUP
Do something nice for your colleague as well as the environment and buy a cute and very useful keep cup for Christmas! This porcelain cup comes in the pictured white or in a more sleek and muted all black grid number, so pick whichever you think would work best! At $20 it fits the traditional limit of Kris Kringle presents and being both practical and thoughtful is sure to be a hit.
LAVENDER & ESPRESSO CALMING HAND THERAPY
Crabtree & Evelyn is known for its luxurious products, and this hand and body lotion is no exception. The lavender and espresso scent smells amazing as well as calming and is a thoughtful and personal gift, as an indulgent care product isn’t something you often think of buying for yourself!
5 POCKET SQUARES
For the sharp dresser of the office: these five Geoffrey Beene pocket squares, via The Iconic, are the perfect gift. Geoffrey Beene is a classic American menswear brand and is sure to be of excellent quality, especially at such an affordable price. Available in packs of black, navy and multi, you are able to choose which would best suit the person in question.
LIP GLOSS KIT
Clinique’s Gloss and Go Kisses Lip Kit is the perfect Christmas gift, with three lip glosses that come in the set, with a hydration boost in each – Caramel, Rose Water and Spritz. It is packaged in a cute but professional ‘jelly box’ and is sure to be a hit with makeup lovers who like a lip gloss that’s “all shine, no stick”
These cute and colourful beach bats make a great Christmas present, especially with the summer and holiday break coming up. These bats, with their neon graphic print, and included two balls and handy zip-up case are perfect for more active members of the office, and are as fun on the beach as in a backyard or even an office space…
This glamorous golden cocktail shaker is perfect for anyone who likes both a cocktail (or mocktail) and designer pieces. The Bloomingville gold glass shaker is inspired by Nordic design with a textured glass shaker and removable gold metal lid. The shaker is a great gift as it is both practical (yes, Christmas cocktails are a practicality) and pretty enough to be decorative.
Mimo’s brand motto is ‘be fun, be fierce, be fantastic’ and this coffee plunger certainly lives up to it. The plunger is as cute as it is practical, with a gold tone finish, heat resistant glass, holding up to 800ml of coffee, it’s perfect for the office or at home. This is the perfect gift for coffee lovers everywhere.
For the more serious office worker – keep it classy and professional with this elegant black leather notebook from Swedish stationery company Kikki K. This notebook is a very useful and thoughtful gift, and can be given a personal touch with the option to monogram the cover in the recipients initials for an additional $10. Kris Kringle doesn’t always have to be casual, and this gift is serious yet considerate and useful.
WINE OF THE YEAR
This twin pack wine of the year deal is perfect for wine lovers, a more serious gift great for a boss-type… or really anyone who likes a nice glass of red or white wine. The red is a Mockingbird Hill Slate Lane Clare Valley Shiraz (2016) and the white is the Avon Brae High Eden Craneford Eden Valley Chardonnay (2016). Both are excellent wines … if you’re lucky the recipient might share a drop with you!