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November 26 - Culture

The Future Christmas Gift Guide

Supporting local is always is important but this year, it’s vital. Small businesses are relying on the silly season to bring in some much-needed sales and we’ve done a two in one: shouting out some wonderful clients and making it easy for you to get the Christmas shopping done.

Here’s a list of local business (for both Melbourne & Perth) that will have those stockings filled nicely.

Home, Lifestyle & Fashion

Wax Obsession: handmade candles from Victoria, using all-natural soy wax and lead-free wicks. They’ve released a limited range of Christmas scents including gingerbread and spiced cedar. YUM!

Raw Decor: a beautiful homewares and furniture store in Albert Park, who also have a great online shop. Coffee table books are a crowd-pleaser, or perhaps it’s time to replace those ratty couch cushions with these beauties.

Frankie & Coco: clothing, accessories and homewares – perhaps a one-stop-shop for gifting? They’ve got beach umbrellas and bags which are a no brainer for Kris Kringle, and great swimwear for him and her.

The Wild Edit: pre-loved and vintage fashion has never been more on-trend with eco-conscious shoppers choosing to make purchases that are for more sustainable. The Wild Edit has you covered.

studio RWD: Pru team are interior designers melbourne and are doing gift cards for Christmas. A great present for those wanting to re-style or renovate that needs a helping hand and a consult to get them started. Shoot her a DM or an email and let her know Future sent you!

Beauty & Self-care

DermaMedica: A skin clinic that uses the newest technology and science to leave you or your loved one glowing for summer. If you’re buying for someone near Carnegie, this is for you.

Willow Beauty: Beauty treatments in a relaxing spa ambience. These guys do the works: facials, microdermabrasion, spray tanning, taxing. The list goes on! Great for your resident beauty junkie.

Madame Frou Frou: Buy a gift card from this bougie hair salon in Carlton for that niece or cousin that you’re just not sure what to buy. Problem solved.

Adriana Elizabeth Brows: If you’re gifting someone near Port Melbourne, Adriana is the brow queen.

Stemlab: Stemlab is a premium Australian skincare company bring vegan, cruelty-free and 100% natural products. Each ingredient is selected for their unique properties, each natural extract is complemented by lab active ingredients that work to improve skin health from day one. Check out their Anti-Aging Retinol Serum and Repair & Glow Serum today.

For the foodies

Lukumades: these Greek doughnuts will have mouths watering at any Christmas event. You can even pre-order at their various locations to avoid waiting in a queue (and they often have them). Their IG feed will have you convinced if you aren’t already…

Sugar Buns: this bakery cafe in Hampton Park are doing gift vouchers for the Future Advisory community. Treat your loved one to a pre-paid brunch!

Mailer Mcguire: these guys are about to launch some seriously good looking kombucha. Perfect for the non-drinker in your life. Fancy enough to take to parties!

Tukr. Snacks: for the time-poor foodies, these guys are epic. Healthy snacks delivered to your door. You can even buy a subscription so your loved one doesn’t need to think about packing lunches for a while!

Hoops Sports Bar: this Boronia live sports venue have vouchers on offer for the sports-crazy people in your life.

Social Manna: these Perth legends have added to their already delicious take home meal offering with Christmas goodies in including panforte, nougat and pudding. YUM!

Death Gin: booze is a classic gift for a reason. If you someone who loves nothing more than a G&T, look no further. Small batch from Melbourne and hand-bottled by our very own Jason & co.

Pet lovers

Furry Pawz & Clawz: top-notch accessories for the fur children including leads, collars and harnesses. Best of all, the products are cruelty-free.

Berwick Paws: does your pooch need pampering? If you’re local to Berwick, there’s no one better.

Gifting for people who are impossible to buy for…

Hardware Hub: there’s a bargain to be had for everyone here. Need matching CAT Workwear for Dad and your little tradie? Kids tees from $10, men’s hoodies from $49 and don’t forget the pets, with a range of treats, beds and toys.

Discrepancy Records: a very cool present for that very cool family member. Or a music lover! Or both. They do gift cards, have a huge online store, or you can go and visit them in Mont Albert.

Silhouette Stubby Holders: print whatever you want onto these stubby holders… hilarious gag gift, or you could even print them for the entire family to enjoy on the big day!

Event Neon Signs: it’s safe to say you’ll be in the good books if you gift a customised neon sign. It could be for an occasion, or something to live in or outside of the house permanently. We love this idea for an out of the box present!

ROBOGO: ROBOGO’s mission is to be at the forefront of innovative transportation technology. For those who are looking an innovative new, Covid-safe transport method, ROBOGO’s electric scooters are a perfect gift idea, and come in two models, the Rapid & the Swift. Check them out today.

Happy Christmas shopping everyone! If you need us, you can find us here.