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Shopping Guide | December 14th 2016

What to buy for Secret Santa Christmas 2016

Secret Santa season is here again. Love it or hate it, this is a Christmas challenge that’s become a regular fixture of office life, so if you haven’t already found something brilliant for your boss, now is the time to get on the case…

Picking the wrong Secret Santa gift could lead to all kinds of unfortunate consequences – ranging from disappointment to a disciplinary. To help keep your co-workers sweet, we’ve put together a guide to some of the best Secret Santa worthy gifts available for Christmas 2016, each priced at £10 or less.

Faux fur iPhone case, £8

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Perfect for your grumpiest co-worker (but only if he or she has a robust sense of humour!), this ‘angry faced’ phone case from Missguided will set you back just £8.00 for maximum LOLs.  Buy here >>

Terrarium, £9.99

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Ideal for those who like to bring the great outdoors indoors, this desk-sized terranium is filled with faux succulents: perhaps the most fashionable flora on the planet just now. Available at New Look, it’s priced at a Secret Santa friendly £9.99. Buy here >>

Santa and reindeer nano block, £6.99

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Keep it Christmassy with this miniature Santa and two reindeer, made from micro-sized building blocks. This one’s a steal at £6.99 from John Lewis. Buy here >>

Travel mug, £6.99

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Coffee and offices will always go hand in hand. This fun flask from Very will allow your colleague to have caffeine (or beverage of their choice) wherever they go. At £6.99, this is also a great budget buy. Buy here >>

How to get ahead in business with business cat, £8.99

office cat secret santa 2016Help your cat-loving colleagues to purr-fect their meow-nagement style with this hilarious guide to career advancement from a stubborn ginger cat, available at Paperchase.  Buy here >>

Heatable pug, £10

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Not forgetting the dog people in the office, this adorable pug plushie from River Island would make a perfect Secret Santa gift for your dog-obsessed desk buddy. Buy here >>

Pizza frisbee, £10

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For those who like to play with their food, this pizza-shaped frizbee from ASOS will be a dream come true this Christmas. Indulge their terrible behaviour for a tenner. Buy here >>

Christmas jokes toilet roll, £5

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Definitely not one for your easily-offended superior, this fun household prop from Paperchase takes toilet humour to another level. Buy here >>

Tin of Tea Pigs tea, £7.50

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As “devo-teas” of Teapigs will tell you, Teapigs is a tea like no other, so these little tins are sure to make popular presents for those who love a quality cuppa. Buy here >>

Silver water bottle, £10 at The Idle Man

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Have a watercooler moment anywhere with this smart stainless steel bottle from Black & Blum, available from The Idle Man. Buy here >>

Can’t take time out of the office? All of these products are available with CollectPlus click & collect, so you can pick up your swag on the way home from work – ideal if your schedule won’t allow for lengthy lunch hour shopping sprees.

December 14th 2016 - by @CollectPlus