Christmas Gift Guide: Ethical gifts

SMH Christmas gift guide - COMMUNITY - Bollywood cushion cover - made from recycled Bollywood billboard banners.

Mindy Laube With so many ways to use your consumer power for good this Christmas, a little mindfulness can go a long way.

Christmas Gift Guide: Teenage Girl

Mooloola Dip Dyed Pia Crochet Dress, $49.99,

Molly Galvin, 13 years old For teenage girls it's all about sun, sand and great gifts to go with them this Christmas.

Christmas Gift Guide: Teenage Boy

Thrills spray logo t-shirt, $59.99,

Alexander Fitzpatrick, 16 years old Help a teenage boy make the most of his summer holiday with these fun-tastic gift ideas.

Christmas Gift Guide: Sport

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Dominic Bossi The Steeden and the Sherrin may be packed into storage, but make no mistake, sport still reigns in summer.

Christmas Gift Guide: Food

SMH Christmas gift guide - FOOD
Villeroy?& Boch Cooking Elements bakeware?
Square baking dish (21cm x 21cm) - $49.95 RRP?

I love the stylish simplicity of these oven to table baking dishes - clean lines, classic white, what?s not to love?


Ardyn Bernoth, Good Food editor Feast your eyes on these foodie-friendly gift ideas.

Christmas Gift Guide: SMH Shop

African Photographic Safari with Iconic Images International, $US14,945 ($16,376) a person, twin share.

Sandra Harrison, Commercial editor - Visuals There's much more the Sydney Morning Herald than just news. Introducing - an online emporium with gifts from rich to rare.

Christmas Gift Guide: Baby and Toddler

Fred & Friends - ?Li'l Shaver Moustache Pacifier Dummy - Chill Baby?. $14.95 at

Amber Robinson There's never been more choice when it comes to stylish basics and ingenious playthings for littlies.

Christmas Gift Guide: Film and TV

This undated publicity picture shows (L-R) David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc.

Scott Ellis It's to hard to think of a better Christmas present than a box set of your favourite show.

Christmas Gift Guide: Gadgets

SMH Christmas gift guide, 2013, GADGET, Nike FuelBand, $195,

Lia Timson Technology gadgets are on everyone's Christmas list these days.

Christmas Gift Guide: Green

No CO2 fairtrade organic cotton Tshirt, $40 (plus $9 p&p), the New Internationalist shop,

Sarah Berry Going green with your gifts takes the feel-good factor at Christmas to happy new heights.

Christmas Gift Guide: Books

The Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Richard Flanagan, (Vintage Australia), RRP $32.95, Shame and the Captives, by Tom Keneally, (Vintage Australia), RRP $32.95, 1914: The Year the World Ended, by Paul Ham, (William Heinemann), RRP $49.95.

Susan Wyndham Summer holidays are a time for lolling with a book, and nothing makes a better Christmas present.

Christmas Gift Guide: Perfume

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - PERFUME
Roberto Cavalli Nero Assoluto, $80 (30mL), $110 (50mL), $140 (75mL), Myer and David Jones department stores, 1300 651 991. ?

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Jenna Clarke Fragrance, like wine, makes the perfect Christmas gift.

Christmas Gift Guide: Homewares

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - HomewareReindeer Wine Rack, $35,?

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Simone Mitchell On trend technicolour homewares keep the holiday vibe going all year long.

Christmas Gift Guide: Little Boy

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - BOY - Air Swimmer Shark remote control helium balloon, RRP: $89.99,

Thomas Krnel, 10 years old Killer Christmas presents for cool kids.

Christmas Gift Guide: Little Girl

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - GIRL
Lego Dolphin Cruiser
RRP $89


Matisse McDonald, 9 years old Sugar, spice and everything nice? Not really. Little girls are more likely to love Lego - and skulls - this Christmas.

Christmas Gift Guide: Jewellery

SMH Christmas Guide 2013: JEWELLERY.

Tiffany & Co. Atlas Bangles in sterling silver, rose gold and yellow gold with diamonds? - From $875
Tiffany stores Australia wide or

Shelly Horton Guys, take Christmas seriously. Get her something she wants - like diamonds.

Christmas Gift Guide: Men

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - MEN
Whisky stones;; $19.95

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Steve Colquhoun Make him happy this Christmas with a gift he doesn't need - but really wants.

Christmas Gift Guide: Women

Giant inflatable swan, $99,

Georgina Safe A great gift adds the element of surprise to a well-loved classic.

Christmas Gift Guide: Travel

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - TRAVEL
Scratch world map, $35, top3 By Design, phone 1300 867 333, see

Sarah Maguire Dream gifts for the special globe-trotter in your life.

Go green for Christmas

SMH Christmas gift guide 2013 - GREEN extra
Seasonal Regional 
cookbook by Sustainable Table.


Take the feel-good factor at Christmas to happy new heights with environmentally friendly presents.