Whether you’re in school, at university or the workplace – everyone is getting involved in Secret Santa depending on who you’re buying for, it can be fun or it can lead to crazy panic buying! Chase and Meadowhall’s Resident Shopping Adviser, Bethanie Lunn, has picked out some purse-friendly novelty ideas to lend a helping hand…
Green Tea scented plimsolls, £15, Pop Village^^
Has a friend got a reputation for stinky feet? Make a joke of it while giving them a remedy in one hit with these scented sneakers by Pop Village, located near Primark in Meadowhall. From Strawberries to roses and green tea, there’s a fragrance to suit everyone.
^^ iPhone case, £8, River Island,
If your colleague is social media mad and loves to pose for a selfie, this smartphone case is ideal.
Dice Stories Game, £7, available at Smiggle^^
This Smiggle board game is both retro and fun and will certainly add a little more action to the office break room or desk top.
^^ Snowball Shenanigans Slab, Hotel Chocolat, £7.50
Just because it’s a safe choice doesn’t mean that it’s not a popular one! We are a nation of chocolate lovers after all and no matter what your budget is, you can always pick up something sweet.
Word to the wise: find out if they like dark chocolates first by asking around or checking out their Facebook profile for personal likes and dislikes.