GFY gift guides: The 10 Best Purchases Ever According to You - Under £100

Alice Tapper

If you celebrate Christmas, you're most likely going to be spending money on other people, (obvs, that's what Jesus' birthday is for right?). That means trying to buy stuff that your fam, friends (and your slightly creepy step-uncle) might actually use and enjoy. It's a high-risk game.

So, in an effort to save the world from Lynx Africa gift sets, here's the GFY Gift Guide: a crowdsourced guide to the things YOU actually love.

How the guides are compiled:

I put out a request on the GFY Instagram for you to share the items you love and actually use. These could be gifts you've received or things you've bought for yourself.

This was the criteria:

✅  High quality & long-lasting

❤️ Things you've loved and used for years

👛 Good value for money and/or increases in value

🌎 Bonus points for sustainability

The results were compiled into 5 budgets. The other gift guides are in progress and will be out over the next 5 days.

Under £10

Under £25

Under £50

Under £100 - this guide

Bouji AF - £100 PLUS  (In progress)

We've then done the maths to find the 10 most popular items in each budget.

There are also some special mentions for those that didn't make the top 10 but are just great ideas.

I hope you find this useful.

1.  Fluffy AF Ugg slippers

Agreed! In at number one are Ugg slippers!

I'm a huge fan of Ugg, particularly their fluff yeah range. Adorable.

UGG Women's Fluff Yeah - from £68  

https://amzn.to/3lw6pUd

 

Traditional Ugg slippers - from £78

https://amzn.to/3Dhrbgg

2.   A Kindle

For the literary queens and kings in your life...

Kindle - from £69.99

https://amzn.to/31kr1I4

3.   Airpods

A special mention to the very expensive but apparently very good noise-cancelling Airpods. Let me know if they're really worth it.

Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired) - £99.99 https://amzn.to/3GbUB19

Airpods

4.   A great coffee machine

'My boyfriend bought me one 5 years ago and it's still going'  

Nespresso Vertuo Plus - £94.99 https://amzn.to/31rR4wV

If you're on an under £25 budget, the Aeropress was highly recommended

Aeropress - £26.78

https://amzn.to/3IgWsnu

5.   A weighted blanket

I've heard SO much about these - they were frequently mentioned in nearly every price category.

If you're looking for a well-reviewed blanket under £50, this one might be worth a look:

Sleepdown Weighted Blanket 6kg - £41.99 https://amzn.to/3rt778D

This brand also comes highly recommended:

GnO Adult Weighted Blanket - £89.99 https://amzn.to/3GoWSqf

6.   A Neom diffuser

Ok, so you definitely don't have to spend this much on a diffuser but a couple of you suggested this one and I would agree that Neom products are 👌.

NEOM – Wellbeing Pod Essential Oil Diffuser - £95.00 https://amzn.to/3Dhy3dy

for a more affordable diffuser, Muji is a safe bet.

MUJI Aroma Diffuser - £59.95

https://amzn.to/3DilP4r

7. Levi jeans

Ok so personally, I've never found a pair of jeans I love. I think jeans suck but a handful of you sung the praises of your trusty Levis

Levi jeans - from £80

8. Special jewellery

Who doesn't love something sparkly? This was a top pick.

One of you suggested a Swarovski tennis bracelet as a special gift

9. A backpack

Again, we've seen the trusty backpack in nearly every category but for good reason. The Fjallraven is a firm fave...

Fjallraven Unisex Kanken - from £57.00 https://amzn.to/3dtQ9yR

10 . GHDs

And finally...this icon. Still a classic and a teeeeny bit over budget

GHDs - from £107.00 https://amzn.to/3ddvAX7

Special mentions

CHIP

Not a Christmas present per se but Chip is this year's Christmas saving partner and they're very kindly giving £20 to all GFY followers. This post is not sponsored but Chip is a long time partner of GFY.

How to get the £20

✅ You’re a new customer to Chip

✅ Download the Chip app and use code GFYS20 (profile > earn and track rewards)

✅ Connect your bank and save at least £1. The offer is available on all Chip plans (including Chip Lite which is free)

✅ You’ll receive your £20 on the 13th December. Woohoo

CODE: GFYS20

T&C's and eligibility criteria apply please visit this link for the full T&C's

Other top picks...

Sweaty Betty Leggings

Can't beat them - from £70

Dressing table mirror

You're basically a Kardasian.

Fancii LED Makeup Mirror - £69.99 https://amzn.to/3oh8CVt

Happy Christmas!

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