The best gifts to buy for your ride or die
All the best bits to buy your bestie this Christmas
image Toy Story / Pixar
words Sophie Lou Wilson
We know it feels like only yesterday that we were ringing in the new year, but the fact of the matter is that Christmas season is almost upon us. Time flies when you’re having fun etc. If you don’t want to spend Christmas Eve trudging up and down the high street amid a throng of stressed out dads and screaming children, we recommend starting your Christmas shopping as soon as possible.
And who better to start with than your ride or die? They’re your day-one best mate, the person you go to for all your laughs, a lot of your hangtime and some of your problems. So, what do you get for your bestie this holiday season to show you a) care b) don’t want to get them the same old thing everyone else has and c) want them to feel really good about themselves, because that’s what friends deserve! Look no further as we’ve got the Best Friend edit for you.
We know that all best buds are amazing in their own way, so there’s something for everyone, from your arty mates to to the gym bros, the fashion fans to the wellness pros. Here’s what you can buy to show your ride or die some love this festive season.
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT
With all the overconsumption of Christmas, sometimes what we want the most isn’t a physical gift, but an experience. This breathwork session might be just what your bestie needs to kickstart 2023 in the most mindful way possible.
This one’s for the fashion friend. The one who always has to be the best dressed and loves to make a statement. Ragged Priest’s fur trim tote is certain to get you in their good books.
If you have a mate who loves talking about manifestation/crystals/star signs, then this one’s for them. Psychic Sisters’ protective ritual set contains sage and sandalwood aromatherapy products along with Reiki-energised crystals to cleanse your personal space. It comes with a handy instruction card for making the most out of each ritual.
TELL THE FUTURE
Is your best mate at an important turning point in their life? Do they have to make a big decision in the near future? Show your support by gifting them a one-to-one reading with Psychic Sisters. The session can provide a tarot reading, clairvoyant, palm reading, intuitive counselling, crystals or psychometry.
TIME TO RELAX
Give the gift of relaxation this Christmas. Clarity Blend’s pulse point rollers boost wellness and mood. The set comes with three unique scents to target different areas of tension. The Heart Chakra roll on blends cedarwood, frankincense and juniper to elevate creativity. The Sunset Bliss roll on blends botanicals for comfort and joy and the Summer Meadow roll on combines lemongrass, peppermint and grapefruit to evoke tranquility.
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