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    Last Minute Gift Ideas for Men & Women

    The holiday season is upon us, and if you're anything but an early Christmas shopper, you might find yourself scrambling for those last-minute gifts. To help lessen the stress of last-minute Christmas shopping, we have curated a Christmas gift list that combines tasteful elegance with practicality. From luxurious handbags to practical accessories, our selection caters to last-minute shoppers who aim to impress, whether you’re looking for stocking fillers or Kris Kringles.

    1. Makeup Bags


    Makeup bags are a practical gift option that can be appreciated by anyone who loves cosmetics or skincare. Whether they're a seasoned makeup enthusiast or just starting their beauty journey, a makeup bag will keep their essentials organised and easily accessible. Plus, they make for a great travel companion, ensuring their beauty routine stays intact wherever they go.


    The Nere Caype Vanity Case offers a stylish and functional way to store and organise beauty and travel essentials in style. The case is made with a durable ABS hard shell, ensuring protection for your items. Its lightweight design and detachable strap make it convenient to carry and travel with, while the ample storage space allows for easy accessibility to all your necessities.


    If you prefer a more compact option, the Nere Cosmetic Case 4pk is a practical solution for organising and transporting your cosmetics. With four cases in a pack, you'll have plenty of space to store and separate your beauty essentials. The secure zip closure ensures that your items stay safely in place, making it a reliable choice for travel or daily use.

    With fun floral prints adding a touch of tropical charm, AYA's Luna Beauty Case is a trendy gift option for your summer-loving people needing a compact and organised beauty storage solution. Its spacious compartment provides ample room to store all beauty essentials, making it perfect for travel or everyday use.

    2. Leather Cardholders


    A leather cardholder is a timeless and sophisticated gift choice for both men and women. With its slim design, it's perfect for those who prefer a minimalist approach to carrying their cards and cash. Leather cardholders are not only stylish but also durable, ensuring they'll last for years to come.


    The Evity Maya Leather Credit Card Holder features ID windows, multi-credit card slots, and a note section, providing ample storage and organization for important cards and cash. Additionally, the RFID protection ensures the security of personal information, while the tab closure adds a stylish touch. Its sleek design makes it a gift that both men and women would love to receive.

    Featuring a unique patterned design, the AYA RFID Credit Card Holder Wallet is a stylish choice offering ample space to organise your essentials with its 10 credit card slots and ID windows. Made from faux leather, this wallet not only exudes style but is also PETA-Approved Vegan, making it a conscious choice for those who prefer cruelty-free options.


    3. Mini Bags


    Mini bags have been all the rage lately and for a good reason! These small-sized bags are not only trendy but also incredibly versatile. They can be used as a chic clutch for a night out or as a crossbody bag for everyday use, while the compact size ensures that the essentials are always within reach.


    Elegant and functional, the Guess Angy Mini Shopper Bag makes a thoughtful gift for any woman. It features a spacious compartment with internal zip and organiser pockets providing convenient storage options. Its adjustable and removable crossbody strap allows for versatile wear, while the gold hardware adds a touch of elegance. If you want a trendy option, check out the Guess Cathleen Small Dome Bag. It offers the same practical features as the Angy bag, but more on the chic and stylish side.


    For those who prefer a more structured handbag, the AYA Sara Mini Grab Bag or the Esme Mini Grab Bag is a great choice. Made from faux leather and PETA-approved vegan, these bags are not only fashionable but also cruelty-free. Additionally, the Sara bag features a black piping detail for added style.


    With its captivating natural beauty, the Evity Palma Leather Weave Mini Bag is for women who love a touch of nature to their accessories. Its intricate patterns and skilled craftsmanship make it visually appealing, while its organiser pockets and multiple compartments offer practical storage options. With an adjustable and removable crossbody strap, secure zip closure, and a back pocket, this bag provides both convenience and security.

    For men, the Evity Eden Leather Work Messenger Bag presents a stylish and practical option. With its adjustable crossbody strap and back zip pocket, it offers both comfort and convenience. Featuring a front pocket and internal zip and organiser pockets, it ensures that it not only meets their practical needs but also adds a touch of sophistication to their everyday look.


    4. Sling Bags


    If you prefer a more casual and functional option, sling bags are an excellent choice. These bags feature a single strap that can be worn across the body, allowing for easy access and hands-free convenience. Whether it's for running errands or exploring the city, a sling bag is a practical gift that combines style and functionality.


    The AYA Gia Sling Bag offers a roomy interior for easy organization, while the chic moon silhouette and parachute-feel finish add a touch of elegance. With a solid strap and subtle logo detailing, this bag effortlessly combines fashion and function, making it a must-have accessory for any stylish woman.


    The Nere Seeker Bumbag is a stylish and practical accessory that both men and women can appreciate. Its sleek black design and spacious compartments hold all essentials and more, making it ideal for any occasion, whether it's exploring a new city or attending a music festival.


    5. Last-Minute Kris Kringle


    If you find yourself participating in a last-minute Kris Kringle or Secret Santa exchange, consider opting for a small yet thoughtful gift. This could be anything from packing cubes, a phone bag, or a coin purse. The key is to choose something that shows you've put some thought into it, even if time is limited. Remember, it's the gesture that counts, and a well-chosen Kris Kringle gift can bring joy and holiday cheer to the recipient.


    With its chic, trendy look and functionality, anyone would love to receive the AYA Phone Crossbody bag, a stylish accessory perfect for all seasons. Its adjustable crossbody strap allows for a comfortable fit, while the faux leather material gives it a fashionable look. The magnetic snap closure ensures easy access to the phone and other essentials. Additionally, being PETA-Approved Vegan adds to its appeal, making it an ideal last-minute Kris Kringle gift for anyone who appreciates fashion and sustainability.


    As a last-minute Christmas Kris Kringle gift, the Evity Maya Leather Press Stud CC Wallet is suitable for anyone needing a functional yet fashionable accessory. With an ID window, multiple credit card slots, a note section, and a back zip pocket, it provides ample storage space for essentials. Additionally, its press stud closure and RFID protection ensure all-night security and convenience.


    If you know the gift recipient is planning an overseas adventure, why not get them something to make their trip even easier? The Nere Stori 3 Pack Packing Cube for men and women offers a convenient and organised solution for travellers. Its three-piece set includes small, medium, and large cubes, allowing for sorting and safekeeping of items. To keep their documents safe, the Nere Silicone Passport Cover is a sleek and fashionable way to protect their passports, combining a slimline design with the durability of silicone material. For easier touring, the Nere Universal Phone Lanyard allows travellers to stay hands-free while on the move with its durable attachment mechanism and adjustable drop, while also adding a touch of sophistication to their outfit with its range of available shades.


    6. Gift Cards


    When all else fails, gift cards come to the rescue! While some may argue that gift cards lack personalisation, they can be a lifesaver for those hard-to-shop-for individuals. By giving a gift card, you're allowing the recipient to choose something they genuinely want or need. Whether it's for a favourite brand, a stylish handbag, a functional suitcase, or a passport slipcover, a gift card ensures that the recipient will find something they love.


    Last-minute shopping doesn't have to be stressful. With these gift ideas, you can find something for everyone on your list, no matter how limited your time may be. From practical and stylish options like makeup bags, leather cardholders, mini bags, and sling bags, to thoughtful gestures like last-minute Kris Kringle gifts and gift cards, you can ensure that your loved ones receive a gift they'll truly appreciate.

    Embrace the holiday spirit and spread some joy with these last-minute gift ideas from STRAND!