Monday, December 7, 2015

Christmas Shopping Guide for Kuwait

Advent calendars at Marks and Spencer.
Brussel sprouts at Sultan Centre and Lulu's.

Chocolates: Selection boxes and lots of Christmas choccy at Lulu's, Chocolate Santas at Sultan Centre. For something really special go to Godiva in Fanar Mall or 360 Mall ask to try all the samples before buying ;O) 

Christmas crackers in Lulu's KD 4 or in Marks & Spencer KD 11. No brainer.

Christmas in Kuwait Facebook page for frequently updated info.

Christmas trees [synthetic] can be found Lulu's, Sultan Centre, City Centre.
Christmas trees AKA natural holiday trees [real ones] at 4th ring nurseries and Sultan Centre in Salmiya approx KD 40-50.

Dean & Deluca in Avenues has all sorts of lovely goodies.

Decorations, Santa plates, mugs, salt pepper shakers, table clothes, hats, trees ornaments at City Centre, gorgeous glass ones from The Ornamentaliste.

Gifts ideas:

For ladies - Nespresso machine, voucher for Strands Salon to get pretty and pampered, perfume, iPhone 6S, chocolates, MacBook Air, a scarf or shawl, candles and smelly lotions from Bath and Body Works, a calendar for 2016, a handbag, comfy pyjamas and slippers, a souvenir from Caravan, WiFit (be careful with this one might backfire on you if she's a little chunky and sensitive) and for the completely clueless an Al Shaya card so she can go shopping.

For men - Cologne, ties, slippers, Star Wars pyjamas, pen, Fitbit from Xcite, juicer, chocolates, discounted designer duds at sales, personalised cufflinks from ArabesqueQ8.

For kids - iTunes card, Minion Monopoly, Cranium, Boggle, a bike, roller blades, mobile phone, latest trainers, video games, gift card for Xcite, Al Shaya card, football kit of favourite team, candy floss maker, WWE figures, [catalogue for Fantasy Toys so you can sit with them, browse together and get an idea of which toys they like]. 

For babies - super cute outfits, cuddly toys from reputable stores [there are some dangerous cheap Chinese toys out there], a little piece of gold for a rainy day, voucher for an adorable keepsake momento of baby feet and hand impressions from Itsy Bitsy Tel. 99742117

Home catering for Christmas lunch for a few or many guests can be ordered from Sultan Centre in Salmiya.

Mince pies from Truly Scrumptious Bakery because they are utterly delish.

Mistletoe - Flower stand at Sultan Centre, Salmiya.

Mugs available at Starbucks enjoy a toffee nut latte whilst choosing.

Poinsettias from 4th ring nurseries near Lulu and Saveco.

Santa outfit for adults at City Centre.

Turkeys, stuffing, gravy, cranberries from Sultan Centre in Salmiya. 

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