Time Out knows the festive period can be an expensive time of year, which is why we have this handy Christmas gift guide under Dhs100
Time Out Dubai Staff
Dhs100 Kikkerland Pearl Earplugs Can’t afford the real thing for the main woman in your life? Make do with these faux pearl earplugs until next Christmas. Little Things, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8717).
Dhs79 Zara candle Give this intricately designed, rose-scented candle to that friend who lights up your life. Zara Home, Dubai Mall (04 341 4184).
Dhs15 Christmas cupcake cases If you’re too lazy to do the actual baking yourself, give your sweet-toothed friend a batch of festive cupcake cases. Just don’t ask for one when the cakes are made. Wait until you’re offered… Lakeland, Mall of the Emirates (04 323 6081).
Dhs39 Clearly fun soaps It looks like Woody from Toy Story has had an outfit change for the purpose of this holiday season. If your Secret Santa is obsessed with soaps (or cowboys) this is the perfect gift. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353).
Dhs50 Coega pool shoes A swim session on Christmas Day might not be what you’re used to, but these festive pool shoes will help you get in the spirit. Put these on, select your sun lounger, kick back and have a good day. www.sanddollardubai.com.
From Dhs20 Hershey’s chocolate santas What’s better than eating milk chocolate Hershey’s? Eating Santa-shaped milk chocolate Hershey’s. These are sold individually and also come in packs of six. Candyliciuous, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8700).
Dhs39 Emoji cup A great present for that family member who uses more emojis than words in a WhatsApp conversation. They’ll send a love heart your way, that’s for sure. www.namshi.com.
Dhs99 Baylis & Harding kit Because that aunty of yours definitely does not have enough hand cream and body wash in her bathroom, this nicely packaged Baylis & Harding kit will definitely go down well as a stocking filler. Lifestyle, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 0523).
Dhs75 each Santa and Rudolph Hoptimists Invite Rudolph and his gang to your office Christmas party. Sneak one onto your grumpiest colleague’s desk. These Hoptimists will be sure to help crack a smile! Little Things, The Dubai Mall (04 330 8717).
Dhs49 Mini perfume factory kit Nudge your little sister’s inner chemistry geek and help her learn all about perfumes and their molecular anatomy. With this kit, you’ll get to make your own scents. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353).
Dhs20 Kitty cat key chain That cat lady in your weekly yoga group will really appreciate your attempt to make her Christmas purr-fect with this key chain. www.asos.com.
Dhs55 2017 Planner A serious planner needs a cool diary to sketch out their dreams, plans and aspirations for the New Year. This cream and gold planner from Typo is ideal for your OCD colleague. Typo, Deira City Centre (050 865 1461).
Dhs130 (set of four) Side plates While this set of four side plates might not exactly fit the stocking (fragile!), they’re still a great gift. Think about how good Christmas lunch would look on these. Lakeland, Mall of the Emirates (04 323 6081).
Dhs45 Superman key chain Need something for that acquaintance you don’t know well enough to get a personalised gift for? This key chain will solve the problem. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates (04 341 4353).