Most men do not enjoy Christmas shopping or any kind of shopping at all. While they may generally dislike Christmas shopping, they especially do not like Christmas shopping for their wives. These men may love their wives dearly but the thought of purchasing Christmas gifts for their wives seems like a daunting task. Their wives most likely have no idea that their husband deals with the stress associated for Christmas shopping for them each year. They likely assume they are easy to shop for and that it is a piece of cake to select a gift for them. This article will examine why most men have so much trouble Christmas shopping for their wives and will offer some tips for gift ideas their wives are sure to love.
Most men attend a number of parties with their wives throughout the year. They may attend birthday parties for nieces and nephews, engagement parties for cousins or friends and housewarming parties for friends. They also likely arrive at most of these occasions bearing gifts, however, in most cases it is the wife who does the gift shopping. Most women enjoy shopping and do not mind always tackling this task. However, the women cannot help their wives when it comes to shopping for them at Christmas. These poor men have no practice shopping for presents and then all of a sudden they find themselves having to purchase Christmas presents for their wife without any help from her.
Following are a few gift ideas your wife is sure to love.
Here is our top 10 Christmas gifts for her.
The Tile makes for an unforgettable gift – literally. This teeny tracking device allows her to keep tabs on exactly where her wallet, keys or other important personal items are. It also works in reverse – should she misplace her phone, all she has to do is tap her tile and, even if it’s on silent, the phone will ring. £19 at Amazon
A Bluetooth speaker from Bang & Olufsen that can comfortably fit in your hand, making it truly portable. But don’t let it’s size fool you – it packs a rich sound and can pump out the tunes for up to 10 hours. Its sleek design is also accentuated by its lack of buttons – just double tap or shake to control your music. £179 at Amazon
Polaroid’s latest spin on their classic camera is a great way for her to capture memories on Christmas morning and beyond. The minimalist design is reminiscent of all the Polaroid cameras of yesteryear, while the 10-megapixel sensor offers striking film images. £109.99 at Amazon
Umbra Prisma Photo Display
Personalised gifts are the best gifts, and photo frames have got to be one of the easiest ways to do them. Just pop a photo of you and her in this cool geometric metal and glass frame, and she’ll receive a thoughtful and design conscious piece of décor. From £10 at Amazon
For the reader, the Kindle proved its utility long ago. Whether she reads a book a week or just likes to travel light, the Kindle’s slim sizing and lightweight feel makes it easy to bring along, wherever she goes. Boasting features like a built-in dictionary, adjustable text size and personal read times, it’ll quickly become any book lover’s favourite travel companion. £59.99 at Amazon
Click & Grow Herb Planter
Bring her project garden inside for the winter with a Click & Grow herb unit – it’ll help her herbs make it through the long, cold winter. All she has to do is pop this little guy on her window sill and she’ll be set with everything from basil to mint, year round. £101.61 at Amazon
LuMee Illuminated Phone Case
The preferred phone case of everyone from Kim Kardashian to Hillary Clinton, the LuMee makes it easy to take a perfectly lit selfie with the push of a button, wherever you are. When the case is lit, the light fills any shadows, making it easy to snap the perfect self-portrait every time. £44.99 at Amazon
Author Naomi Alderman imagines a world where women discover that they are capable of giving off dangerous – and deadly – electrical charges. The effect is the upending of the patriarchy, and Alderman plays this out with fascinating developments while delivering a powerful commentary on gender politics. It’s already been called “our era’s Handmaid’s Tale” by The Washington Post and is this year’s winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. £6.29 at Amazon
Balenciaga Paris Perfume
Created back in 2008 by then-creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere, this fresh fragrance will take her back to those lazy summer days in the best way possible. With notes of Virginia cedar, carnation and patchouli, this is a scent that’s as versatile as they come. £66.92 at Amazon
Dogeared Pearls Of Love
A simple and delicate classic is always a sure way of showing how much you care for her. This single freshwater pearl is a modern take on the classic pearl necklace – something she’ll cherish for years to come. £31 at Amazon