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Gift Ideas

A great list on gift ideas for summer and the coming year!

Teens and Young Adults:

Clothing including shoes, accessories and the latest trends for summer from Dobsons, Decjuba, Baiseman, Kookai, Mr.Simple, 1st Product, Lucente Collective and Maiden Fox.

Mobile phones, accessories and other electronics from Telstra, Vodafone, Experimac, Pro Case.

New and used records, CDs, Cassettes from Alley Tunes and Readings.

Babies, Toddlers and Kids:

Clothing from Petite et Grand, Baby Bunting and Rose St. Trading. Unique toys to help children learn and develop. European wooden toys, ride-on bike, board games, stuffed animals, craft kits, and more from The Toy Workshop and Tickle Your Brain Toys.

Picture books and more from Readings.

Puzzles and board games from Mind Games.

Billy Lids classes – Yes 2 Yoga, Rhythm Rumble, Arts & Crafts and Hero Kids.

Outdoor Lovers:

Bikes, helmets, scooters, skateboards, rollerblades and more from Lawrencia Cycle and Blade Worx.

Camping, hiking and adventure equipment from Aussie Disposal.

Running, yoga, swimming and other sports gear

from 2XU and La Plague.

An Experience:

One-year Lido Membership includes first look at upcoming events, special screenings, discounts and more.

6-week Fitness Boot Camp at Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

Hawthorn Arts Centre events – visit for 2018 events.

The Person Who Insists They Don't Want Anything:

Christmas baubles from The Hawthorn Community Chest to raise money for families and people in the Boroondara area in crisis. For more information visit

Flowers from Troubadour and Panache Flowers.

Small, medium and large gourmet hampers from Miss Gourmet & Co.

Other Gift Inspiration

Sport, outdoor equipment and tinkering tools from Lawrencia Cycle, Aussie Disposal and Bunnings.

Board games, puzzles and gadgets from Mind Games and Homing Instincts.

Wallets, bags, shoes and clothing from Mr Simple, 1st Product, and Mountfords.

Ties, Cufflinks and formal wear from Polo Man.

Thermos, keep cups, water bottles and kitchenwares from Blackbird & Fox and The Works.

Instruments, records, cassettes and CDs from Alley Tunes, Awave and Readings.

Phone accessories from Experimac and Procase.

Wine, Whisky, Gin and Beer from Small Patch, BWS and Red, White & Amber Wine Store.

Skin care products, vouchers and pampering from The Barber’s Son Hawthorn, Urban Man, Holistic Remedial Massage, Infinity Relax Spa and Rhodes Hair & Spa.

Scarves, accessories, knits from Callipso One and Onyx.

Boutique products, homewares, accessories, stationary, personal products from Stranger Things Emporium, Blackbird & Fox, Homing Instincts, Rose St. Trading Co.

Books, CDs, Magazines from Readings.

and Red White & Amber Select a perfect bottle from Small Patch Wine Store.

*Original article published 12 December 2017

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