I can't give you Bondi on a perfect summer's day, but this is the next best thing!
For you sister / best friend / a Christmas gift for your house (or even yourself!)
I'm in LOVE with Gorman this season. Beautiful dresses, the prettiest shoes, and now they do homewares! Hurrah! A little piece of Oz in your home - wherever you may live!
|How do you chose just one thing from Gorman? I 'm obsessed with the Melon print. There is a dress, socks, a top and it's even in their home wares range. I say get them all.|
I'm a long time fan of Cue dresses. The fit, tailoring and quality is all great. Their clothes are both functional and pretty - so it's good for the office and summer parties.
I'm loving this dress. Yellow snakeskin, yes please!
|Python Origami Dress|
It doesn't get much more Aussie than Decibel. If you are either missing home, going to an Aussie-expat function, or you just want to look cool, get yourself into one of these t-shirts or jumpers. Get one for your man. Get some for the whole fam. It's full Aussie, it's fully awesome.
|One of my favs - the Heaps Good t-shirt and hoodie|
This is one of Henry and my favourite bedtime stories. It's been around since I was a kid, and it's still lovely.
For your toddler's little mates
Another great Aussie kids books - Pamela Allen has written so many great books. This will help explain to your British / American / Dutch friends what it was like being attacked by magpies on your way to school when you were a kid.
The comfiest PJs for the whole family
onesies for the youngest members of the family, but Bonds have heaps of great stuff for the whole family - great stocking fillers if it's now up to you to buy all the socks and undies for the entire family!
For your dad who likes adult contemporary music
For your mum
Ball Bowl & Spoon set , you are sure to find a beautiful vase or gorgeous jewellery for old mum at Dinosaur Designs. Surely an Australian icon.
For your two younger brothers and sister who are all way cooler than you
Big Day Out (or other appropriate music festival) tickets. You may not have heard of all the bands playing, (though hopefully you've heard of Pearl Jam at least) but given you have a brother who is a DJ, another brother who is a pro-snowboarder and also a uni student, and a sister who has just finished high school, they are likely to be much hipper than you, and a bit more up on the music that the kids are listening to today!
For your best friend
For your mum friends
For all your running friends
this recipe is a winner. Yum!
Have a fun Aussie Christmas!