12 MUST HAVE STOCKING FILLERS | UNDER £25

8 Dec 2020 | Student Advice

Christmas stockings are a tradition amongst millions of families all across the world. But how did it start? It is thought that they first became a tradition in the 1800s. According to the tale, St. Nicholas was wandering through a town when he overheard villagers discussing a family’s plight. He wanted to help but thought that the father would refuse any act of charity. At night he visited their home, crawled down the chimney and filled the daughter’s stockings with bags of gold. Whilst we’ll never know for sure if the story is true, filling up a jumbo-sized sock with treats, small gifts and silly things is always a great way to celebrate Christmas!

 

For him:

1. Rick and Morty Socks

If you know someone who’s obsessed with the crazy-scientist Grandpa Rick, as well as a good pair of socks, then this graphic pair is perfect to chuck in their stocking!

2. Mandalorian Graphic Mug

Know an avid coffee drinker and Star Wars fan? I know I do! 

3. Personalised Guitar Picks

If you know a guy who plays guitar or is thinking about starting, then these personalised plectrums would make the perfect stocking filler for them. You can even personalise the tin that they come in!

For her:

4. Ted Baker Bath Bomb Set

Almost every girl loves a bath bomb and when it’s from Ted Baker you know it’s going to smell amazing. As well as getting 5 for under £8, they’re also included in the 3 for 2 offer! 

5. Face Masks Bundle

Why not ditch the reusable medical mask and cop yourself, or someone else, a stylish set of 3 for as little as £22? Not only are they washable but they also have adjustable straps and a nose wire for a comfortable fit. You can use my code callmechloe20 to get yourself a further 20% off too!

6. Satin Slippers

Satin slippers are a popular pick amongst us girls, especially in the colder months. With a choice of 7 different designs to pick from, you are sure to find a pair that is perfect for your mum, sister, best friend or girlfriend!

7. Small Jar Candle

Every girl loves a Yankee candle, and with a variety of different scents to choose from, you can pick a scent for almost every occasion! They even offer festive themed scents, such as Christmas cookies, gingerbread or cosy cabins.

Under £15:

8. Grow It Bonsai Tree Kit

If you know someone that loves to garden or is just fascinated by Bonsai trees, this little kit is a buy that is sure to keep them busy throughout the new lockdown. 

9. Personalised Toblerone

If you’re like my family, then having a Toblerone will already be part of your Christmas stocking tradition. Everybody loves a Toblerone! Especially one that’s literally got their name on it.

10. Gin Bucket List Poster

If you know someone that is obsessed with their gin, this is a fun way for them to discover new and exciting versions of their favourite drinks. 

10. Takeaway Dice

Have you ever really struggled to decide what to have for dinner when ordering a takeaway on a Saturday night? Then why not leave it to the roll of dice. These quirky little takeaway dice make the decision for you. If it doesn’t fit your food mood, simply roll again!

10. 2 For 1 Golfing Experience

Golfing experiences on professional courses are notoriously known to break the bank, but not this one. With a 50% off deal at ‘Find Me A Gift’ you can get an experience for two people at just £15. Now that’s what I call a hole in one! Your chosen recipient has the choice of over 800 golf courses throughout the UK and Ireland to choose from, catering to all tastes and abilities.

Christmas is known to be the most wonderful time of the year, but can also be the most expensive! It can be hard for people to find the perfect stocking fillers that won’t be forgotten about, without breaking the bank. Even if you love treating others, you still need to have some money leftover to treat yourself too! With these options, which are all under £25, you’re sure to find something that fits what you’re looking for.

By Chloé  Williamson

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