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Christmas Gift Guide For £100 or Less

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In the editorial offices at OX, we start getting suggestions for our December Gift Guides any time from July onwards. We’ve selected our pick of the best for £100 or less.

Before we dive in, we just wanted to remind you to think about what your friends or family really need. It may be that they need a treat, a physical delight that you can buy, wrap and offer to them with love. However, there are other things you can give which will be just as gladly received. After all 


Want to make the perfect hot chocolate? Check out Knoops gift sets.



Give the gift of perfect hair. Function of Beauty offers a range of ‘shots’ to be added to their already effective shampoo and conditioner making them truly bespoke.

£24 plus £4 per shot 


Don’t forget the fur babies! Pet shampoo by Ouai, for gloriously fragranced, luxuriously shiny fur coats.



ARRAN Sense of Scotland launched their Kildonan blend in 2022 and it is a true fantasy of warm florals, offering a little paradisiacal escape from the every day.



Seeds, tubers, and bulbs selected by British grower Roz Chandler of Fieldgate Flowers to keep your year in bloom.

 £32.99 one off or £24.95 monthly


Ethical modern fragrance house Commodity should be on the gift list of every #nichefragranceaddict. Their Exploration Kit allows an immersive introduction into the concept of Scent Space, with each blend in three complementary concentrations.



Puzzle it out in style with Jonathan Adler’s devilish Petals design.


Crocs are back. Here teamed with cosiness to help you make your peace with this with this Marmite footwear brand.



This patchwork hot water bottle makes resisting turning up the thermostat into a thing of beauty.



A modern-day design classic at a fabulous price



A cashmere beanie in vivid Fair Isle waves.


Shop local and support Oxford’s own Artisan Distillery.




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