8 Unique gifts you can give this Christmas
As the Christmas spirit sets in, we start wondering what to gift our loved ones. There are plenty of options available both offline and online, but we want our gift to be just perfect and have an emotional connect with our loved ones. So finding the right gift can be a tedious task.
Confused? Worry not; here are some unique people you might have in your circles and the gifts you can consider buying for them this Christmas – all within a reasonable budget.
The fitness freaks
A wearable activity tracker is an ideal gift for health-conscious individuals. There are many brands to choose from at vastly different price points. Most models track your activity duration, heart rate, and the calories burned. Some even include GPS. Such a device makes a perfect gift for those who like to keep a close watch on their health.
The geek in your family should be thrilled to get Alexa this Christmas. This cloud-based smart service will make their life fun and much easier. It will answer questions, create to-do lists, create timers, control smart appliances, check the calendar, play music, tell you jokes, and much more.
If your loved one is enthusiastic about cooking and preparing new dishes every other day, a microwave or OTG is an ideal gifting option. There are many models to choose from. Prices start at Rs 3000 and the products always come with a warranty.
Each of us will have a fashionista among our contacts. The ideal gift for them is a makeup palette. If they have a favourite brand, you can start there or try one of the cosmetic counters at a supermarket. These things are available from Rs 1500 upward and feature some must-have makeup essentials. You may even able to customise the gift.
The movie buffs
An ideal gift for a movie buff in your family would be (surprise!) a set of their favourite movie DVDs. Whether they are a fan of romcoms or sci-fi or horror or slapstick, you can gift them something they can enjoy. DVDs are very budget-friendly too.
Foodies in your family, among your friends, will love a blender and food processor in their kitchen. It will let them churn out juices and whip up delicious smoothies in no time. It is a welcome addition to every kitchen and is also budget-friendly.
The sports fans
If you don’t mind splurging a little and your friends happen to be a sports fanatics, try to find a personalised jersey of their favourite team or player. It will ensure that they wear your gift at every opportunity. The cost will vary depending on the type of jersey and the degree of personalisation.
For football fans, you could also buy jerseys of teams like Manchester United or Liverpool, which are easily available online.
For newly married couples, an ideal Christmas gift will be a pair of couple watches. Numerous brands offer couple watches in different styles; it's a gift that will be cherished for many years. A pair can be had for around Rs 4000, though prices will vary depending on the brand and type of watch.
So there you have it: some of the best Christmas gift ideas for different personalities. However, if you have a budget on the higher side but are not sure what to buy, opt for an e-gift card. It is a practical gift and can be used by them to buy anything they want. But be cautious about the brand or the company from where you purchase the gift card.
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