How to find a unique gift that won’t be forgotten by January.
Let’s just say it like it is: finding a unique Christmas gift is hard. Seriously. Trying to luck on that unusual something that will not only stand out from the crowd, but will be remembered for years to come is by no means an easy feat.
It doesn’t take long for the joy of giving to become a chore. That’s where we come in.
As well as our Christmas gift guides for everyone you can think of – your mum, your father-in-law, and yes, even your cat – we’ve hand-selected the most unusual Christmas gifts for every person in your life you need to buy for.
Except for your cat. Every gift for your cat is, by definition, unusual.
Unique Christmas gifts
Need a last minute gift? Try one of these gift cards:
Gift cards for stores perfect for someone who likes unique presents
Last minute Christmas shopping? Here's the cut-off date for shopping by brand.
|Standard Delivery||Express Delivery||Same day delivery?||Free delivery?|
|Dan Murphy’s||Two to four days (metro) or two to seven days (regional)||Next day shipping available||Same Business day - Order by midday and receive by 5pm||Free standard delivery for orders over $300|
|Rebel Sport||Two to ten days for smaller items||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Zazzle||Varies.||Express delivery available||n/a||n/a|
|Yellow Octopus||Two days (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, or Brisbane metro), or three to six days||One to two business days||Melbourne only||Free on orders over $100|
|OzGamesShop||Seven to ten days||Five to eight days (two days quicker than standard)||n/a||n/a|
|David Jones||Three to seven days||Next business day in metropolitan areas||Sydney only||Orders over $50. Excludes Hampers, Gift Cards and Wine Club purchases|
|The Iconic||Two to four business days||One business day for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland||Three-hour delivery in Sydney and Melbourne||Orders over $50|
|ASOS||Six to eight days||Three to four days||Yes||Orders over $30. Free express shipping on orders over $125.|
|ThinkGeek||One to three weeks||Three to five days||n/a||Free shipping on orders over $75|
|Toy Galaxy||One to seven days||Express shipping organised||n/a||n/a|
|Topshop||Sevene to nine days||Five days||n/a||Orders over £50|
|Urban Outfitters||8–12 days||Four to six days||n/a||Orders over USD 50|
|Booktopia||$6.50 per order||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Book Depository||One to nine days||One to two days||n/a||Free delivery worldwide|
|General Pants||One to five||n/a||Free delivery on all orders over $75|
|Saks Fifth Avenue||7–13 days||Five to seven days||n/a||n/a|
|Lime Tree Kids||Two to five days||n/a||Shipped within 24 hours||Free shipping on orders over $150|
|Marks and Spencer||10–14 days||n/a||n/a||Free delivery on all orders over £30|
|Nike||One to three business days||n/a||n/a||Free standard delivery for orders above £50|
|RunStopShop||Three ti five days||Two days||3hr delivery in Melbourne only||Free standard shipping on all orders over $90. Free express shipping on all orders over $150|
|Hallenstein Brothers||Four days||n/a||No||Orders over $50|
|Smiggle||Three ti seven days||One to three days||No||n/a|
|Kathmandu||Five to seven days||n/a||NOo||Orders over $100|
|The Dairy||Three to five days||Express delivery is available||No||All orders delivered free|