Friday, February 23, 2024

Capsule’s Gift Guides: Gifts for the Hard To Buy For Person

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Welcome to our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide Collection and here’s the ultimate guide for gifts for the hard-to-buy-for person.

In this edition, we’re looking at gifts for the person who is so savvy with their shopping, they’ve already gone out and bought themselves everything they would ever need. So what do you get the person who has everything? One of these beautiful and thoughtful gifts that every person or home might need! So here are our top picks for gifts for the hard-to-buy-for person!

Personalised Face (Or Pet) Socks

Remind your gift intended just how great you are, or else dedicate them to their favourite pet, celebrity or anyone, really – you’ll be guaranteed to get a good laugh. Plus, everyone always needs socks! We picked these up from My Face Socks.

Face socks, $28

Music Lyric Art

If you’ve got a friend who loves nothing better than a good song lyric or thoughtful quote, why not turn that quote into art??

This Etsy shop has an extremely large selection of Taylor lyrics turned into cross stitch art to pick from (obviously the Autumn leaves ones are an absolute favourite) but if your friend is less of a Swiftie and more of a, say, Fleetwood Mac person, then this shop has a stunning range of lyrics from acts like David Bowie, The National and Florence and The Machine.

Prices start from $20

Swysh Experience

Have a sports-mad fan in your life and they’ve already got all the merch they could possibly own? Swysh is the answer to your prayers – an exciting, personalised experience from their favourite sporting superstar in the form of a video, sent straight to your mobile. Whether it’s advice, well-wishes or just saying hi, it’s the chance to enjoy a special moment with a Kiwi idol.

From All Blacks and Warriors to Silver Ferns and Olympians, there’s someone for every sport nut, with pricing ranging from $20 to $300 depending on the athlete.

Win win. If only all sport was the same.

Swysh Experience, from $20

Dyson Purifier CoolTM Gen 1

Um, who doesn’t love breathing in fresh, cool, clean air? Particularly good for folks who you know suffer from allergies, this clever fan also serves as a versatile air purifier for any room, which senses, captures and projects. 

Automatically detecting particle pollution, including dust and pollen, it reports levels in real-time on the LCD screen. Particle pollution is common indoors and often emitted during daily activities such as cooking or through disturbing dust when moving around or cleaning. 

Perfect for families, to give you peace of mind, this clever fan should also keep you cool this summer (fingers crossed we’re going to need it this time around!)!

Dyson Purifier Cool™ Gen1 purifying fan, $849

The Body Shop Unwind & Rest Sleep Intro Gift

In 2023 everyone could really do with some help in the sleep and rest department, so this kit from The Body Shop is always going to go down a treat. Infused with a blend of lavender & vetiver essential oils, these goodies are sure to help your recipient feel calmer, more relaxed, and more ready for sleep. It contains a Sleep Relaxing Hair & Body Wash 200ml, Sleep Bedtime Balm 30g and Sleep Essential Oil Blend 9ml. Plus, you can feel good about gifting this one – the Hair & Body Wash and Bedtime Balm are made with Community Fair Trade organic olive oil from Italy that helps support farmers with income opportunities.

The Body Shop Unwind & Rest Sleep Intro Gift, $80

Book Box Subscription

if you have a bookworm in your life Book Box is a great way to always have something on-hand to read. You can sign your recipient up to receive a new book each month – with subscriptions ranging from just one month, to endless! Choose from an adult box or a kids’ box – or even a new-release only adult box. Your recipient will then redeem their voucher where they will be asked a few questions about what they like to read and what books they’ve enjoyed and the clever folks at Book Box will figure out their perfect match each month.

Book Box subscription, from $33.34

Ninja Blast

Staying healthy on the go just got easier with this new must-have portable blender that can blast through ice, frozen ingredients and even nuts and seeds to create creamy smoothies, fruity cocktails and zesty salad dressings. It’s cordless, leak-proof, self-cleaning and can blend up to 15 times on a single charge! It’s also the only portable blender that fits in a car cupholder and is available in six colours!

Ninja Blast $99

Mecca Divine Duo

You get to a certain stage in your life where you really appreciate a gorgeous hand soap and cream, and this duo is just the perfect thing for just about anyone.

Mecca Cosmetica’s nourishing hand duo was created to add a little luxury to everyday routines. Delicately scented with sensuous notes of juniper berries, oud, citrus and cedar, your hands will be left feeling smoother, cleansed and perfectly perfumed. Position this hand duo pride of place on your kitchen counter or the guest bathroom vanity for all to enjoy.

Mecca Divine Duo, $77

Farro’s Mini Entertainer’s Hamper

Who doesn’t love delicious snacks?! This hamper brings together some of the tastiest treats that are perfect to have on hand over the summer for when guests drop by. The hamper contains: Culleys Kitchen Zesty Dill Pickle Dip 30g, Crave Fig Pear and Walnut Chutney 120g, Rutherford and Myer Love Local Crisps Seeds 90g, Kiwi Artisan Manuka Smoked Olives 150g, Tio Pablo Salseros 130g, Tio Pablo Salsa Ranchera 330g, Crave Savoury Cumin Biscuits 100g and The Herb and Spice Mill Black Pepper Peanuts 100g.

Farro’s Mini Entertainer’s Hamper, $75

Sophie Single Letter Necklace

It doesn’t get much more classic than a stunning, simple initial necklace that one can truly wear with everything. It’s perfect on its own, or layered with other pieces for an individual look. Plated with 14k gold, it’s just a gorgeous option that everyone will love, even when it comes to the gifts for the hard to buy for!

Little Letter Necklace, $82

Caci Gift Voucher: Hydrating Facial + Lash, Brow Tint and Shape

Nourish skin with the ultimate hydrating facial – it’s perfect for all skin types, and it’ll give your gift intended a lovely experience too. Vouchers are packaged and delivered to your nominated address, and are valid for 12 months and can be redeemed at all 80+ Caci clinics nationwide.

Hydrating Facial + Lash, Brow Tint and Shape $135

Personalised Picnic Blanket

If you’re a certain age (read, over 30) you’ll know how valuable a good picnic blanket is – in fact in my experience, it’s the thing that everyone always fights over in the swappy secret santas. Delight that hard to buy for person with a personalised blanket that they’ll have for years (Personalised Favours also do a GORGEOUS personalised merino blanket, too).

Personalised picnic blanket, $167.95

Personalised Engraved Beer Mug and Beer Mate

On the same vein, a personalised beer mug is perfect when it comes to hard to buy for gifts – so no one ever takes ‘their’ mug again, is also an absolute vibe!

Personalised Beer Mug, $55.15

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