Jessica’s present picks:
$30-Netflix gift card
For the poor student
Every student needs Netflix. Let your favourite starving student continue to procrastinate without the cost.
$30, Best Buy
A collage photo frame
For your parents
If there’s one thing your parents love, it’s you. Buy a collage photo frame and fill it with pictures of you and your family. It’s the adult version of making them something!
$39.99, Bed Bath & Beyond
Harry Potter toque
For the Potter-head
Stay warm and show off your love for all things Harry Potter. Hot Topic has toques for Hogwarts, the Deathly Hallows, and all four of the houses.
$19.90, Hot Topic
Charmed aroma candle
For the accessory addict
These candles are one of the best gifts you can give. As the candle burns, it reveals a hidden ring in the wax worth up to $5,000! They also have bath bombs, body scrub, soap, and body butter.
$26.99, Charmed Aroma
A shower speaker
For your roommate
Who doesn’t love listening to music in the shower? And if you happen to benefit by getting to use it too, all the better.
The ultimate hot chocolate kit (and the perfect tea spoon)
For the tea lover
Comfort is the best gift of all. This set comes with a special-edition mug, tea strainer, chocolate tea, and mini marshmallows! Pair it with the perfect tea spoon for the ultimate tea experience.
The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails
For the party bartender
There’s always one friend who wants to play bartender at the party. Treat them to a book on how to make every drink they’ve ever heard of. It will also come in handy for New Year’s Eve.
For the board game lover
This awesome kickstarter game allows players to create their own cults. Using the prompts, players try to convince others to join them and have to answer questions about their cults. Most convincing player wins.
Free demo print-out or $34.00 pre-order, CultFollowingGame.com
One of the world’s softest blankets
For the person who is always cold and sleepy
Everyone loves a good, soft blanket. Show someone you really care by getting them the closest thing to a permanent hug.
Sherlock Holmes mystery puzzle
For the puzzle lover
Not only do you put a puzzle together, but you can solve a mystery while you’re at it. Read the storybook, then complete the puzzle to search for clues.
Julia’s present picks:
Starbucks Christmas blend ground coffee
For the late-night studier
Give the gift of caffeine! A cup of this lively aged Sumatra brew is the perfect way to perk up after December exams.
Indigo reading socks
For the bookworm
Prevent frozen feet by giving a pair of cozy faux-sherpa socks — a must-have for reading in front of the Shaw fire log.
Fossil luggage tag
For the world-traveller
Available in a variety of colours, this luggage tag is the perfect personalized travel accessory. For a special touch, emboss the giftee’s initials for free!
EZ drinker beer can belt
For the party person
This hands-free beer holster can maximize holiday party fun! Plus, last-minute shoppers can take advantage of Amazon’s one-day shipping.
A bottle of bubbly
For the New Year’s Eve fiend
Kick off the New Year by popping a bottle of champagne — the perfect gift to celebrate with! Try Bottega’s sparkling bottle in white gold, gold, or rose.
$27.49, BC Liquor Stores
Cineplex gift card
For the Christmas couple
The next best thing to Netflix! A $25-gift card is enough for one fun date night at the movies.
For the fit friend
Sip drinks in style with S’well, a trendy bottle that’ll keep drinks the perfect temperature on the bus, at the gym, or on campus.
Big Red Beard oils and balms
For the bearded bro
Shipping from Victoria, the handcrafted oils and balms in the Big Red pilot kit are a beard maintenance must-have.
$34.99, Big Red Beard Combs on Etsy
- A Lush Christmas gift
For the Lushee
Lush has an abundance of beautifully wrapped packages for a variety of affordable prices — most include hand lotion, soap, and bath bombs.
A mall gift certificate
For the picky pal
Finding the perfect present can be a challenge, so why not gift the whole mall? This one card can be used at a variety of stores.
$50, your local mall (Sorry, but you’re going to have to go to the physical mall for this one)