The Ultimate Last-Minute Christmas Gift Guide For Everyone

Add to the year-end festivities with a thoughtful gift for your loved ones. There's something for everyone—pet lovers, make-up hoarders, fitness enthusiasts, or skincare junkies
Here's our guide to last-minute Christmas shopping for your loved ones.
Here's our guide to last-minute Christmas shopping for your loved ones.

There's nothing that adds up to the joy of seeing your loved ones unwrap a gift you gave them. That feeling is exactly what makes Christmas a special time of the year. But if you are still stuck about what to give your friends and family and are looking for something that is thoughtful and special, we've got your back with our ultimate Christmas gift guide. And if you are a Secret Santa, this list will help you ace your gifting game:

For Watch Lovers

Panerai has revealed its first watches featuring gold bracelets with the Panerai Luminor Due TuttoOro collection. Slim contours and a tailored, uncomplicated style allow it to transition from the most casual occasions to formal wear and compliment everyone. The 38mm case and bracelet are forged from Panerai GoldtechTM, incorporating high copper content and platinum. Panerai GoldtechTM is a material that is integral to the Panerai identity. Copper contributes to the deep, red tone of the metal, while the platinum content ensures the colour will remain radiant and true. 

Panerai Luminor Due TuttoOro collection
Panerai Luminor Due TuttoOro collection

You can also look at the new Hugo Boss watch collection which offers a sophisticated selection of wristwatches combining classic designs and contemporary finishing, providing the ideal fit for every occasion. The unconventional yet elegant designs are sure to add finesse and substance to your look. The BOSS Trace is a priceless wardrobe collectible available in monotone colours like black or grey with a distinctive burgundy dial and a traditional design, while the Steer collection is for modern, self-assured people with their styles.

BOSS Trace is a priceless wardrobe collectible
BOSS Trace is a priceless wardrobe collectible

Ever since its introduction in 2020, the creative combination of Japanese culture and modern design has been a central feature of the Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series. Today, two new creations join this series and pay homage to the enduring longevity of Kabuki, a Japanese form of theater that has its roots in the 17th century Edo period and is still popular today. Layered with Seiko's proprietary technology, these watches even push the limits of precision and performance while showcasing traditional Japanese aesthetics that add an inherently distinctive style.

Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series.
Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series.

For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Embrace the Christmas snow with this pair of white sneakers from Bata India. Taking the style quotient up a notch, the slip-on sneakers feature a criss-cross lace pattern on the top and a contrasting red on the inside. You can also opt for Reebok's Zig Dynamica 3.0, a highly functional shoe that seamlessly transitions from the gym to the street and promotes the flow of kinetic energy throughout the shoes.

Reebok's Zig Dynamica 3.0, a highly functional shoe
Reebok's Zig Dynamica 3.0, a highly functional shoe

For your friends who love to hit the gym, the Flexnest - Flex Leggings are a comfortable gift option as well. With their signature SuperFlex technology, they are designed for all-day, everyday wear. They come with an extra flex that adds the much needed comfort for all-day activities from workouts, to travel or even work Plus, the Flex Leggings have no logos or graphics, making them extremely versatile to pair with any look

Flexnest - Flex Leggings
Flexnest - Flex Leggings

Pet Lover Friends

Help your loved ones prepare their furry friends for the most joyous festival with festive Christmas-themed accessories from Heads Up For Tails. Take your pick from an array of bow ties, bandanas, pet scarves and more. Also made from Acrylic, the HUFT Winter Huggable Sweaters is a take on festive knitted sweaters. Not only is it lightweight and stretchable, but it is also soft, warm and super comfy to move in and not to mention - extra festive

Get Your Fur baby Christmas-themed accessories from Heads Up For Tails
Get Your Fur baby Christmas-themed accessories from Heads Up For Tails

And if you can't decide on what to get your pets, treats always do the trick. You can opt for Wiggles Barkstix and Kittystix Barkstix Chicken and Banana dog treats are healthy and yummy soft treats made with fresh meats and fruits. They are infused with oats, cumin extract, and ferula asafoetida, these yummy treats strengthen digestion and give your dog good gut health. For cat parents, Kittystix Healthy Treats consist flavourful combo of salmon, tuna and hemp with other natural herbs ensure not just the essential arginine amino acid to remove toxic ammonia from their bodies but also taurine, which is critical in keeping their heart, eyes, and immunity strong.

Kittystix Healthy Treats consist flavourful combo of salmon, tuna and hemp
Kittystix Healthy Treats consist flavourful combo of salmon, tuna and hemp

Eyewear Enthusiasts

For those who like to mix fashion and functionality, Lenskart's Air Prism spectacles use cutting-edge Swiss TR90 technology. They are stylish, amazingly lightweight and engineered with subtle metal accents that will elevate the look of any wearer. The eyeglasses are structural statements with sharp edges, similar to a multi-faceted prism, in never-before-seen geometric designs.

Lenskart Air Prism spectacles
Lenskart Air Prism spectacles

For Those Who Keep Their Spirits High

Absolut’s new limited-edition bottle focuses on self-expression through art, design and creativity
Absolut’s new limited-edition bottle focuses on self-expression through art, design and creativity

This Christmas, give the gift of a good spirit. Designed by multidisciplinary artist Osheen Siva, Absolut’s new limited-edition bottle focuses on self-expression through art, design and creativity. Mix it or have it straight, the spirit is versatile and has an exceptionally smooth mouthfeel. Pick this new edition up and celebrate the multifaceted identities that define the youth of India. 

Goa-based Quaffine Liqueur has a special edition
Goa-based Quaffine Liqueur has a special edition

Another great option is to try something new. Goa-based Quaffine makes cold brew based coffee liqueur, that taste like heaven and packs in a punch, in a shot glass. The Quaffine Christmas Edition 2023 is a limited-release, created exclusively for the Goan market by the makers to celebrate their support to the brand. The edition captures the festive essence in a bottle, blending real fruits, nuts, and spices with Quaffine's cold brew coffee liqueur. The result is a delightful concoction reminiscent of a Christmas cake—an embodiment of the season's spirit in every sip.

Rampur Indian Single Malt features in Top 100 Premium Wine and Spirits Brands of the World 2023
Rampur Indian Single Malt features in Top 100 Premium Wine and Spirits Brands of the World 2023Radico Khaitan

For whiskey lovers, we recommend getting your hands on the Rampur Single Malt from Radico Khaitan that just got listed in the esteemed Top 100 Premium Wine and Spirits Brands of the World 2023. Celebrated for its rich heritage and exceptional expertise in distillation, Rampur Indian Single Malt Whisky stands out with its exceptionally smooth profile. It offers a harmonious blend of flavours that delicately caress the palate, culminating in a lasting and memorable finish.

For The Lover Of Fragrances

Victoria's Secret Bombshell
Victoria's Secret Bombshell

No day is complete without the perfect fragrance. And you can never go wrong with Victoria's Secret Bombshell. The heart of the fragrance blooms with Bombshell's signature floral, the peony. Madagascan vanilla orchid adds a creamy sweetness. But its the Italian sun-struck pine that gives Bombshell its inimitable aromatic twist that has made it one of their best sellers. 

For Coffee Lovers

Sleepy Owl
Sleepy Owl

Morning coffee is sacrosanct. And a great gift for those who love their beverage is Sleepy Owl's Premium Instant Coffee Kit. This kit comes with the nutty-chocolatey original Premium Instant Coffee, a coffee frother, and a free mug for winter when you need the perfect cuppa in the comfort of your home. 

For Those Who Love Home Decor

Mason Home adds opulence to a home
Mason Home adds opulence to a home

Many of us love to invest in timeless pieces for our homes. This Christmas, gift your loved ones elegant decor items from Villeroy & Boch and make the best of the cosy indoors. Ranging from elegant vases and candle holders to cute decor ornaments and vintage music boxes, there is something for every home. Another great option is Mason Home, which offer unique collections, such as their Manila Rattan collection and an array of decor items such as planters and pearl artefacts, which add beauty and opulence to any corner of your house. 

Visit the Kala Ghoda store for homeware and decor
Visit the Kala Ghoda store for homeware and decorFaaya Gifting

Faaya Gifting in Kala Ghoda, Mumbai offers luxurious, artistically crafted products designed for modern homes or special gifting. Collaborating with Indian artisans, they curate unique collections like printed trays, barware, and more, adding purposeful style to every piece.

For Travel Enthusiasts

Get a traveller friend something unique
Get a traveller friend something unique

This is for the jet setters. TUMI has curated selection designed to fit everyone - from those who prefer local trips to global adventurers ranging from smaller pieces like  Card holder, mobile cases, passport cases, mobile cases, passport cases, laptop bags, backpacks, to larger pieces perfect for travelling like Carry on Luggage bags, Duffels, Voyageur, Soft Trolley, Sling bags. 

Chocolates For The Sweet Tooth  

Colocal chocolates make for fine gifts
Colocal chocolates make for fine gifts

From sea salt bars to inclusion bars, there is something for everyone at Colocal. Their single origin chocolate bars are a great Christmas gift. Their Indian-origin beans are responsibly grown, ethically sourced, well fermented and carefully roasted to enhance the flavour profile. To allow the most notes to shine through, they don't add any soya lecithin, vanilla, flavourings or preservatives.

Fabelle launched 5 Taste Sensations
Fabelle launched 5 Taste SensationsITC Ltd.

Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates, a luxury brand by ITC Ltd., presents '5 Taste Sensations'—a unique collection of chocolate pralines, each redefining indulgence with Sweet, Salty, Bitter, Sour, and Spicy flavours combined with Australian Macadamia nuts. This exclusive collaboration with the Australian Macadamia Society and Chef Andy Allen promises a chocolate experience beyond ordinary. It showcases fine taste and introduces Indian consumers to the versatility of Australian Macadamia nuts, offering endless pairing possibilities with diverse Indian culinary creations. The launch featured Australian Master Chef Andy Allen alongside ITC Limited's COO, Mr. Rohit Dogra, and Saloni Kukreja.

Something For The Skin

Eye Gotchu liquid eyeliner by POPxo
Eye Gotchu liquid eyeliner by POPxo

With Christmas around the corner, it is the perfect time to get the party makeup on. You can opt for one of Manish Malhotra's luxury makeup collection goodies, such as the Manish Malhotra Concealer, which is great for high coverage or their oil-free, illuminating cream primer with a soft-focus effect that helps create a flawless base for your makeup. Another great makeup addition is the Eye Gotchu liquid eyeliner by POPxo, that'll add a #CoolGirl flair to your everyday look. Featuring three essential shades - black, brown, and green - it makes your everyday makeup look stunning.

Kult Gift Box
Kult Gift Box

Gift your loved ones an indulging hamper with the best of international makeup and skincare brands with Kult App. In the box—Thank You Farmer Shimmer Sun Essence, Belif True Cream Aqua Bomb, Milani Skin Quench Hydrating Primer, Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Tint, Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and Beauty of Joseon Calming Serum and Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint. Take personalised gifting up a notch by taking the Kult Skin Analysis Quiz, getting a compatibility skin score and an expert opinion on each product to curate your own hamper.

For Makeup Lovers

Colorbar offers a wide variety
Colorbar offers a wide variety

Ahead of the most-awaited holiday of the year, Colorbar has brought out Sexy Twosome Highlighter which is an easy-to-use highlighter duo and your go to products for the festive season for that perfect glow all day long. Its one-of-a-kind formula creates an unparalleled, silky feel that sets onto your skin with an elegant finish. Whether you want to go for a noticeable glitter or a subtle glisten, the highlighter helps you amp your look up with every layer that you apply. .

Hampers For The Last Minute

Délifrance - New Delhi

Délifrance, the French bakery is debuting in India. With a 100-year-old legacy in the craft, it has served five continents for over four decades. Embracing the art of responsible baking, the brand aims to spread the joy of fine delicacies. Their meticulously curated hampers showcase the essence of gifting, featuring a rich assortment of handcrafted delights. Each hamper offers an enticing variety, from delicate tea cakes and cookies to crunchy grissini, sumptuous chocolates, delightful viennoiseries, and the finest French bread. Treat a loved one this Christmas with Artisanal almond rock chocolates, Banana walnut tea cake, Grissini bread sticks, Lavash, Croissant crisps, assorted sables, and meringues—all enclosed in an exquisite hamper box. Available only in Delhi NCR.

Celebrate with Délifrance hampers
Celebrate with Délifrance hampersDélifrance

Price: INR 3000 - INR 5500 (Tax inclusive)

Ladurée India - Delhi NCR

Indulge in French delights in desserts
Indulge in French delights in dessertsLadurée

 Ladurée, the renowned purveyor of exquisite French macarons has 'Gilded Macaron Pyramids,' adorned with edible gold leaf on offer. These opulent delights harmonize luxury and flavour. Meticulously crafted, the Yule logs exude seasonal joy, blending texture and taste seamlessly. Indulge in layers of decadence, making them a star at the dessert table. Available in Box of 8 or 27 macarons, these beautifully packaged collections offer a delightful medley of flavours, perfect for gifting or sharing. Price: INR 660 onwards.

Parsi Dairy Farm - Mumbai

Chocolate boxes from Parsi Dairy Farm
Chocolate boxes from Parsi Dairy FarmParsi Dairy Farm

Experience the 107-year legacy of Parsi Dairy Farm through their limited-edition Christmas menu. Embracing tradition, they unveil five sweets: White Chocolate Cranberry and Pistachio Fudge, Chocolate Walnut Fudge, Coconut Truffle, Date Pista Burst, and Kopara Pak Truffle. Crafted with the purest ingredients, these delights promise an exquisite journey. Each treat caters to diverse tastes—the Kopara Pak Truffle offers rich, unique flavors, while the white chocolate cranberry fudge unveils a magical blend. Smooth Chocolate Fudge, Date Pista Burst, and Coconut Truffles create a symphony of contrasting textures and flavours. Adorned in modern packaging, these festive sweets from Mumbai evoke cherished memories. Visit their outlets for a taste of these limited editions.

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