Dearest Listers, it’s that time of year again! The time when we put our noggins together and don our festive thinking caps to compile our ultimate Christmas wish list. But it’s not all about us; no siree. Every single item in this Chrissie gift guide is up for grabs. Yup, ONE lucky winner is gonna need Santa’s sleigh to haul home this epic, er, haul. So what are you waiting for? Don’t be a Grinch – enter now to win over $4000 of goodness in The EPIC Urban List Christmas Giveaway Gift Guide!
(Read on for your Christmas shopping inspo, and don’t forget to enter the draw at the bottom).
The Man Box ‘BBQ Man’ – $95 plus delivery
All your favourite piece of man-meat needs to sizzle some killer snags this summer. The BBQ Man Box includes: 2 piece stainless steel BBQ tool set, apron, water and sunscreen, stubby holder (cos bbq’ing is thirsty work!), Beerenberg sauces, marinades and mustards, plus more!
Elk Wood & Resin Flip Pendant – $59.50
A summer wardrobe needs little more than a simple tank dress and some cool neck candy. This classy wood and resin pendant by Elk is a modern day classic we’ll be rocking for seasons to come.
The Bare Basics Cookbook – $40 (plus $15 delivery)
Remember your disappointment when the Naked Chef was fully clothed? Then you’ll love this tongue-in-cheek but super clever cookbook by dietician, Kelly Dally. The Bare Basics is her strategy to bring wholesome, healthy cooking back into the home, and is chock full of easy-as recipes and semi-clothed blokes. Winner winner (free range) chicken dinner.
Supergraph Store Voucher – $60
Supergraph, Melbourne's favourite graphic design and art fair, is returning in February but has kicked off early with the launch of its online store. Jazz up your work cubicle or kitchen with a supercool print - we’re digging this Emu print by local graphic designer, Alexandra Ethell.
Coconut Revolution Organic Coconut Oil Kit – $34.95
We’re crazy like a coconut for the organic, cold-pressed coconut oil products from Coconut Revolution. This new pack covers all your coconut needs – for beauty, cooking and diet.
Jimmy Grants – $50 voucher
What says party season better than a souvlaki filled with hot chips and feta? Jimmy Grants are celebrating their new Ormond opening and overall Melbourne domination by shouting you a $50 Greek feast. Opa!
Mountain Goat Summer Ale Case – approx. $68
Our mates at Mountain Goat are getting your next pool party started with a case of their glorious Summer Ale. They describe it as ‘fresh, crisp and dry with a big hoppy flavour and aroma for supreme summerability.’ Plus, how much fun is it to crush cans on your head?!
Reid Cycles Vintage Ladies 7-Speed Classic – $249
You know what you really shouldn’t do after drinking all that beer? Ride a bike. But if you insist on doing so, this Reid Cycles number just might be the deadliest treadly in town. In a real good way.
No. By Romy Blue Tea Cup from Kinobi – $55
Drinking tea is one of life’s purest pleasures. We reckon it would be even better when sipping out of this gorgeous blue brushstroke ceramic tea cup by No. by Romy. Romy being artist and ceramicist, Romy Northover.
Emily Green - Celeste Big Bead Necklace - $82
Oh, Emily, you’ve done it again. We are crushing HARD on, Celeste, the latest style by the much-loved Melbourne artist and jewellery maker.
Jack London – $500 Voucher
Because, why should the ladies be the only ones looking sharp this Christmas? Local Melbourne label, Jack London, has come to the rescue with cool-as mod-inspired styles for the man about Melbourne town.
Scott Pickett: A Chef’s Story – $49.95
Who better to give you a hand in the kitchen than the man behind two of Melbourne’s best restaurants, Estelle and Saint Crispin. This is Scott Pickett’s first cookbook, and we’re praying it won’t be his last.
NED Beard Pack – $39.95
Your man’s face fuzz more hitman than hip man? Treat him to this beard-care pack by NED. The Beard Oil relieves beard itch and conditions his crowning glory, also acting as a subtle cologne, while the Wax will tame even the wild and woolliest of beards.
KX Pilates – 5 Session Block Pass – $130
Whether you're looking to get in shape for summer, or work off that Christmas pudding in the New Year, KX Pilates is going to be your best friend! Their high-intensity, body-toning workouts not only deliver amazing results (goodbye flab, helloooo abs!), they're also hella addictive. It's no wonder KX are one of the best spots for pilates in Melbourne! (Pass valid for 12 months).
The Picnic Essentials Kit by The It Kit – $121.50
Pimp your picnic style this summer with The Picnic Kit by The It Kit! The chic picnic bag contains all the essentials for a perfect day at the park or the beach –a stylish picnic blanket, cheese board and knife, glasses, napkins, quince paste and crackers. Just add bubbles.
Byron Queen-Sized Quilt Set by KAS – $189.95
Sweet dreams are made of this killer bedding by KAS. The Byron 300 thread-count, cotton sateen bed linen comes in a vibrant banana-leaf print that’ll perk up any bedroom. Includes duvet cover and 2 pillowcasezzzzz.
Palm Beach Collection – Quince Candle – $39.95
Made from soy-based wax, this double wick quince-scented candle from Palm Beach Collection will burn for 80 hours. Perfect for your next cheese party.
Hidden Gem Market Tour Double Pass – $60
Discover the best produce, coolest finds and biggest characters of the Prahran Market with this hidden gem tour for two. You’ll bags a guided 1.5 hour tour, Prahran Market Shopping Bag, exclusive market insights and loads of samples. Nom. (Conditions apply).
Skywatch All Black Dive Watch – $445
Look the bizniz in this unisex, three-hand time-keeper from Skywatch. This Swiss-made dive watch is water resistant up to 100 metres. Form and function… well played Skywatch.
Jardin Tan Hamper – $179
If you still haven't checked out Shannon Bennett’s French Vietnamese hot spot, Jardin Tan (shame on you!), you can get a little glimpse with this amazing hamper. Perfect for your NYE entertaining, you’ll score goodies like Nouc mam cham and Firecracker sauces, Chilli caramel mix (served with lamb ribs at Jardin Tan), bottles of Moo Brew Pilsner and Pale Ale, Vietnamese coffee and filter, Robert Gordon bowls… plus much much more!
Mexico: The Cookbook by Margarita Carrillo Arronte – $59.95
A gorgeous guide to authentic Mexican home cooking, we’d love this hardback cookbook on our shelves for the gorgeous colour-pop alone! Mexico: The Cookbook is jam-packed with over 700 recipes like cactus salad and blue crab soup – holy mole!
Robot Ninja – Sorachi Pale Ale 6-pack – $21.99
Inspired by Tokyo culture, Robot Ninja are expanding their craft beer range in time for summer. In fact, their Sorachi Pale Ale is being brewed and bottled as we speak, ready to land next week. Talk about boutique.
My Food Bag Christmas Bag – $349 (from $35 per person)
Our friends at My Food Bag have your Chrissie Day feast all wrapped up, with their epic Christmas Bag. One lucky TUL reader will receive a Christmas Bag delivery on the 23rd, full of all the ingredients to create a festive feast of canapés, mains, sides and dessert to serve 8-10 people. Easy to follow recipes will make this Christmas one to remember, Listers.
The Body Collective – Beauty Hamper – $69.95
Scrub up with this bountiful hamper full of leading Aussie beauty brands. Think pureTAN tanning prodz, face masks, body scrubs and more. You little beauty.
Holy Funk – Indie Bedside Table – $169
Add a retro-industrial edge to your bedroom with the Indie Bedside Table. A sleek piece from Holy Funk, our fave new online store peddling original vintage & industrial furniture, lights, clocks and homewares.
Thankyou. Body Care Pack – $43.50
We are so proud of the amazing work of Thankyou. Group, and are mad about their new range of body care products. You’ll smell and feel delicious with this pack containing Mint & Spring Flowers Body Wash, Orange & Almond Hand Cream and more. Proceeds go towards funding hygiene and sanitation projects in developing nations.
The Pickle Bear – 1L jar of Dill Pickles – $20
These Richmond-made pickles pack a tangy zingy punch, thanks to a blend of dill, garlic and chilli and an organic apple cider vinegar brine. If you go down to the woods today, best you take this one-litre jar with you.
Love Italy by Guy Grossi – $100
Guy Grossi’s Love Italy is a truly stunning cookbook and postcard to Italy, by one of Melbourne’s most-loved chefs. Work your way through 150 recipes, the likes of slow-cooked veal shoulder with porcini and crispy polenta chips with truffle mayonnaise. Drool. Available in all the Grossi Restaurants.
Glasshouse Fragrances – Montego Bay Luxury Gift Set – $59.95
Take a little holiday without leaving town, with this gorgeous Montego Bay gift set from Glasshouse Fragrances. Contains hand wash, mini candle and hand crème in a refreshing scent of lemon and Lime oils, Vanilla, Amber, Mandarin and Coconut. The best bit? The totes adorbs illustrated gift box from our fave, Megan Hess.
The Little Baby Cheeses Hamper from Milk the Cow – $85
Now we don’t want to sound cheesy, but we are crackers about this next one. The Little Baby Cheeses Hamper from our fromage-friends at Milk the Cow contains a delectable assortment of petite cheeses, muscatels, plus housemade lavosh and an ivory-handled cheese knife. Swoon.
Mr Wilkinson’s Relishes – $67.70 (for set of 6)
We do relish a good relish, and we’re mad about the Mr Wilkinson’s range from Pope Joan’s Matt Wilkinson. You’ll be scoring red sauce, brown sauce, piccalilli, ploughman’s pickle, pineapple chutney, and tomato kasundi. Saucy stuff.
Casa Mariol Vermut Negre – $49
Get the party started with Vermut Negre – a handmade, barrel matured Spanish aperitif that’s as good on-the-rocks as it is in a killer cocktail. Best enjoyed responsibly, with tapas.
Gorman x ELEVEN Pack – $41.90
A marriage made in heaven, we’re lusting after this banging Gorman beach bag and ELEVEN Australia sea salt spray. Beach ready and babin’. Available at ELEVEN Australia salons and Gorman stores – whilst stock lasts.
Benefit Cosmetics – Pretty Parfait Pack – $75
The perfect party beauty pack from cosmetic legends, Benefit. Includes the wittily titled products: They’re Real Mascara, Porefessional, Stay Don’t Stray and Gimme Brow.
Inspirationery Pixie Dust print by Typestyled – $60
For your girlie girl buddy, this limited edition A4 print features a motivational quote from Peter Pan by J.M Barrie. Inspirationery is an eco-friendly stationery label that sprinkles its own fairy dust, donating 50% of profits to education and leadership programs that empower women and girls.
Karmic Cold Pressed Juice 2-Day ‘Deep’ Cleanse - $137
Made from 100% cold pressed juice, each Karmic 2-Day ‘Deep’ Cleanse has less than 5% fructose plus plenty of raw nutrients and live enzymes…not to mention it tastes flipping delicious! The best way to detox this summer.
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