Platform’s Gift Guide Under £10


Whether you’re looking for stocking fillers, joining in on secret Santa or simply treating yourself, this gift guide should help! Everything is £10 or under, so you won’t need to break the bank in order to give the perfect gifts…enjoy!

1. For the disco queen
This disco ball cup is perfect for anyone obsessed with anything 70s disco themed. It is such a fun twist on a normal drinking glass, so great for a friend with a sense of humour. You could even get matching for you and your bestie! Asos, £9

2. For the planner
Kikki K is a great brand with amazing desk accessories, gifts, stationary, planners and more! Get this planner for someone who loves to stay organised, or someone who really needs to be! Kikki K, £4

3. For the Pompom lover
You can’t go wrong with a pompom knitted hat for someone special at Christmas time, after all it’s going to be chilly for quite a while, so it’s sure to be worn this season. Go for a nice neutral colour to make it versatile in any woman’s wardrobe. Zara £9.99

4. For the Lazy Girl 
Know someone who’s been talking about creating a gallery wall all year? Well, this trend is big in interiors at the moment and there’s no shortage of prints to choose from online. This ‘Sleep in’ print is girly and sweet for a friend or relative. It might just give them a push to create a gallery wall. NOTHS, £6.50

5. For the skincare enthusiast
Liz Earle products are all so luxurious and this skincare giftset is no exception. Perfect for anyone into their skincare regime and enjoys relaxing spa nights at home! Great for a girly night-in if you buy for you and your friend. John Lewis, £8

6. For the artist
These colouring pencils would make anyone happy, just look at that glitter. Know anyone on an art & design course and could find these helpful or anyone who just loves to colour? Either way, I know a lot of friends who would love to receive these as a gift this Christmas. Urban Outfitters, £9

7. For the Jewellery hoarder
This pretty, delicate jewellery dish with “Hello Sunshine” printed on, would be a gorgeous present for a friend, cousin or secret Santa, especially with the price point being so affordable! If you can think of someone who loves jewellery and has a lot of it, they are sure to appreciate this very much. Asos, £5

8. For the baker
Any excuse to eat cake, right? Buy this set of baking accessories for anyone with a love of cupcakes and you are sure to make them happy. If it’s for a family member, you will probably be tasting them when they’re decorated with these topper – amazing! Topshop, £10

9. For the chocolate lover 
Champagne Truffles in a pink and gold, heart-shaped box is a gift for someone who has a love for luxury chocolate. This would be perfect to tuck into after Christmas dinner for something sweet. John Lewis, £10

10. For the makeup fan
Make up is such a talking-point these days and there are so many brands out there, sometimes it can get over-whelming, even buying for yourself. So, I’ve chosen to include this NYX eyeshadow palette for just £9. It’s a great stocking filler or for a friend who you know loves make up and the NYX brand. Boots, £10

By Louise Connor 

BA Textile Design