Cozzie-livs-proofed gifts for under £25
Thoughtful, creative and unique presents that don't break the bank
words Darshita Goyal
The best time of the year is back. The air will soon smell like cinnamon and mulled wine, streets drenched in sparkling lights and backyards decked with Christmas trees, crooked, cute and cropped to perfection. Right on cue, your group chats will be flooded with festive invites for dinner parties and Secret Santa gift exchanges. Well, that’s where things get a little tricky. 2023 was the dreaded year of the cozzie livs, everything seems too spenny and quite frankly, who has the money for it? That’s where we come in. Here’s an easy, breezy holiday gift guide for thoughtful, unique and creative presents all under £25. From engaging activity guides and spiritual cleanses to wardrobe staples and healing beauty, it’s all here. Happy shopping!
self love vase
The holiday season is a great time to set intentions for the new year, maybe even develop a new hobby. This home pottery collection from Sculpd comes with air dry clay and a detailed guide to help you make a vase inspired by the human form. Whether you mould it for someone special or gift the set as is, that’s a winner either way.
one sip of each
We all have that one friend who can’t commit, whether that’s to a person, a job or in this case, a flavour. Treat them to a little bit of everything with this sample box from Teapsy. Extra points for the romanticised packaging and cutesy names, shimmering Moondust in a cup anyone?
socks over stockings
The best holiday presents are those that can become staples in your wardrobe well beyond festive season. The embroidered socks from Artefacts of Planet Woo check all the right boxes and more: chic, cosy, and comfortable without breaking the bank. Wrap it up for the sporty friend who dresses preppy all year round.
not just water
For the woo-woo friend, a Reiki-charged water bottle that makes every sip a step towards goodness. The gemstone water bottle contains a natural quartz point that manifests a grounding, protective energy and attracts harmony in life. Oh and it’s dishwasher safe, so magic without the extra effort.
cross stitch club
Red, green, snowflake whatever, how about a soothing activity that doubles up as decor? Innocent Bones makes beginner-friendly cross stitch kits that calm your nerves and make you feel productive all at once. A perfect gift for the Grinch-adjacent friend who needs a reminder to feel festive as fuck.
be conscious candle holder
The Müll Club candle holders are obvious conversation starters, they don’t just add drama to your festive feast but they also make a conscious statement while doing so. This beautiful blue blend is made from recycled yoghurt ports, ice cream tubs and takeout containers. One for the friend who counts their carbon emissions.
sight for sore eyes
The week between Christmas and new years eve is almost always a blur. Family, food, festivities, drinks and dancing feel so good one minute and then absolutely exhausting the next. The eye care trio is for the friend who could do with some self care after the party passes over. Relax, reset and rejuvenate.
hydrate that hair
A blend of coconut oil, castor oil and mango extracts, this luxe offering adds moisture to both the hair and beard. Crafted specially for Black men, the Aaron Wallace oil makes a great present for someone who goes the extra mile and stands by self care.
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