The Self-Care Specialist
Self-care is a necessity and it often looks different for everyone. So, whether it’s indulging in a bath bomb, lighting a scented candle, or donning a rejuvenating face mask, we’ve got it on our list!
Lush | Hay Street
Every year, Lush releases a festive range of cosmetics that not only looks like Christmas but smell like Christmas too. Whether you’re wanting to grab a decadent gift set or a stocking filler, Lush has something that everyone will love to unwrap on Christmas. They’ve brought back their best-selling “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” bath bomb, so be sure to add this one to your basket!
Genrics Urban Apothecary | William Street
Nothing screams self-care more than a gift set with all the trimmings for a pamper session at home. At Generics Urban Apothecary, you’ll find the Skin Pamper and Revive Gift Set with the necessary items such as eye cream, a jade facial roller, and a mini jade Gua Sha. This gift set ticks all the boxes, it’s cruelty-free, vegan, earth-friendly and ethically sourced – win!
The Astrology Expert
The astrologically inclined are easy to spot. They’ll most likely ask you “What’s your star sign?” when they meet you. Fear not! You won’t need to ask the stars for help with their gifts, see our picks instead!
Chachi | William Street
Indulge in something special for your loved one and head to Chachi in Northbridge for their zodiac necklaces. Each gold pendant features a hand-drawn zodiac design and has an empowering mantra engraved on the back for some positive self-affirmations.
Perth City Market | Murray Street Mall
If you make your way to the Perth City Market, you’ll find Three Morrigna inside. They stock all kinds of crystals and are more than happy to help boost your knowledge on how to gift a crystal. Their crystals come in all shapes and sizes, you can even buy them on earrings, so they can wear some rose quartz wherever they go!
The Eco-Friendly Hero
It’s important to show love to those who are the sustainable heroes in your inner circle. We’ve hand picked some great options for you to gift them, bonus points if you wrap them in recyclable paper too!
Boffins | William Street
The book “Is It Really Green?” by Georgina Wilson-Powell is packed with the answers to all the questions when it comes to making your life choices more environmentally friendly. There are more than 140 questions that are covered to help you reduce the impact of your ecological footprint! You’ll find this one at Boffins on William Street.
Pigeonhole | Hay Street
Swap out your plastic sandwich bags and give the gift of a beeswax wrap set. Supporting the environment and reducing the number of single use plastics is a no brainer – they also come in the cutest colours and patterns! See the entire range at Pigeonhole and have a look at all of their sustainable options in store.
The Pop-Culture Fanatic
Everyone has that one person with their pop-culture obsession. Shop around the city and you’ll find that there’s something that can cater to whatever their burning interest is. Whether they’re an opinionated cinephile, are sorted into Slytherin house, or someone who prefers Marvel over DC – we’ve got you!
Quality Comics | Hay Street
Quality Comics on Hay Street is known as Perth’s friendly neighbourhood comic shop (bonus points if you get the reference). They have an incredible range of comics so you won’t be short on choice here. Check out their “New This Week” section to grab the newest goodies for the person you’re buying for.
Planet Books | William StreetPlanet Books in Northbridge isn’t your standard book store, they stock for the alternate and the masses, spanning across a plethora of genres. You’re guaranteed to find something for all interests with genres such as fashion, film, tattoo, design and loads more in store. They even have adorable knick knacks available – this place is full of quirk and we love it!
The Streetwear Obsessed
The city is the perfect spot to find a gift for your best dressed friend or family member. If fashion isn’t your forte, don’t worry, we’ve found some items that you can gift them and impress.
StreetX, William Street
Find a WA owned business on William Street with StreetX. This streetwear store often collaborates with other Perth businesses and creates so many collections that sell out fast! See their current tee that features the iconic Perth city skyline, a perfect way to represent our city.
Culture Kings | Hay StreetCulture Kings on Hay Street is a must on your shopping adventures. The city is home to the only location in WA, so you won’t find their extensive range of streetwear anywhere else! They’ve recently dropped a collaboration with Netflix’s most watched show, Squid Games. This one is a world exclusive and only available at Culture Kings – get in quick!
Needing some more bespoke gift ideas or a post-shopping refuel? Check out our Christmas Markets Galore blog!
FREE PARKING OPTIONS
It’s never been easier navigating into the city during the festive season! Take advantage of the 3-hour free parking on weekends and public holidays in three centrally located CPP car parks:
• CPP Cultural Centre car park, 2 Roe Street, Northbridge
• CPP His Majesty's car park, 377 Murray Street, Perth
• CPP Pier Street car park, 87-89 Pier Street, Perth
Visit cityofperthparking.com.au for full details on CPP locations and pricing.
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