Take stock of these last minute gifts and stocking-fillers

Still haven’t decided what to buy friends or family for Christmas? You’ll find some delicious, fun and festive ideas at these stores. Be it a stocking-filler or stand-alone, these presents won’t say “last-minute”, but rather that you’ve left the best til last!

Give a gift that lasts

Treat that special someone with distinctive Melbourne mementos or locally made jewellery and homewares that will remind them of you. You’ll be amazed with the range available from Mu Shop, Monster Threads, Melbournalia and The Melbourne Shop By Lumbi.

The Melbourne Shop by Lumbi

These gifts won’t last very long

You can’t go wrong with chocolates and this Christmas why not spoil yourself, your guests, family and friends with fine indulgent treats from Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafe, Chocolate Arcade or The Brownie Bar.

True chocolate devotees will love the Mork Chocolate Brew House, which will be serving seasonal chocolate drinks, chocolate treats and after work Morktails for you to enjoy while stocking up on delicious chocolate gifts. Available 18 December 9am to 9pm, 19 to 20 December 9am to 5pm and 22 to 23 December 9am to 9pm.

If you prefer British favourites, head to Treats from Home where you’ll find everything from Hellman’s mayonnaise to Nestlé Caramac and Walkers crisps.

Lastly, Oxfam Shop has an incredible range of ethical products sourced from around the world including delicious sauce and chutney gift sets and chocolate gift packs. For your chance to win free Oxfam fair Chocolate for a whole year, visit the Oxfam Shop website before 24 December 2015.

Mork Chocolate

Mork Chocolate

Make a lasting impression

If you’re really not sure what to buy, give a gift voucher that makes a lasting impression. Buying a book is as much fun as reading it and a voucher from a boutique book store, gives book lovers a complete experience. You can’t go past the welcoming atmosphere and passionate service at Reader’s Feast, Books for Cooks, Mary Martin Bookshop and for children, The Little Bookroom,which also sells toys.

The Little Bookroom

The Little Bookroom