Christmas presents: ideas and inspiration

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, is around the corner! It’s time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Are you ready? If you are looking for special Christmas presents in 2023, we have a few ideas of gifts that will surprise and delight your family and friends.

Christmas gifts shopping in the Netherlands

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Advent Calendars 2023 for the anticipation of Christmas

Advent calendars are a nice present to give to someone or treat yourself. While it’s not really a Christmas present it gives lots of magic moments while you count the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. If you are looking for a present with a Dutch spirit, check advent calendars from the local brands like Rituals.

Beauty advent calendars:
Chocolate advent calendars for adults:
Chocolate & candy advent calendars for kids:
Tip! If some advent calendars are sold out, check for available alternatives here >>

Adventkalender 2020

Estee Lauder Blockbuster Set 2023

The Estee Lauder Blockbuster is an annual limited edition set of the best beauty products of the brand. The Estee Lauder Blockbuster Christmas 2023 set consists of 13 beauty essentials and comes in a beautiful red case.

The expected Estee Lauder Blockbuster 2023 release date is late October. Usually this beauty set is sold out within a few weeks.

You can also go for smaller gifts for her from the 2023 Estee Lauder Christmas collection.

Estee Lauder Blockbuster Christmas collection 2023

Vondels Christmas decorations – Sparkles From Amsterdam

An Amsterdam-based brand Vondels offers a great collection of luxury, trendy and funny Christmas tree decorations. Today the collection counts up to 700 ornaments of all shapes and colours. And it is all handmade! Take a look, and you will definitely find a great gift for everyone.

Our top picks:

Vondels Christmas decorations, gifts, presents - Sparkles From Amsterdam

Villeroy & Boch Christmas collection

Every year Villeroy & Boch, one of the leading international premium brands for sophisticated table culture, offers special collections of Christmas porcelain, decorations, ornaments, cutlery, glasses and table linen. The successful collections include Annual Limited Christmas Edition, Toy’s Delight, Christmas Toys, and Toy’s Fantasy.

Kerstcadeau, Kerstcollectie, Villeroy & Boch Christmas collection 2023

Most of these Christmas items are real treasures that will give lots of joy to your loved ones. Take a look at the limited edition Annual Christmas Edition. These unique collector’s items are exclusively available in the edition year. A great gift idea that can start a nice tradition of collecting the Villetoy & Boch Christmas limited edition cups and plates.

Smaak Amsterdam – bags & leather goods from Amsterdam

High quality, beautifully designed leather bags or wallets of the Smaak Amsterdam label are a great gift for every woman, from a fashionista to a business lady. The items are made with attention to details and still don’t cost a fortune. If you choose for a classic model, it will last for ages.

Smaak Amsterdam Christmas presents for her

Polo Ralph Lauren – Christmas looks for entire family

The Polo Ralph Lauren annual Holiday collection features the Polo Bear festive jumpers, classic Oxford shirts, traditional tweeds, tartan blouses, logo tees and cosy cable hats for the whole family. There’s something special for him, her and the little ones. Perfect for creating a cosy atmosphere, celebrating Chistmas with your loved ones and capturing photos in a family look.

Polo Ralph Lauren Christmas collection 2020
Very special gifts for him and her

Looking for a truly special gift and a token of affection? We know the answer. Diamonds are a girl’s best friends. GASSAN is a Dutch brand and a 100% family business with over 75 years of history. It is known for its unique cut, the GASSAN 121 which features no less than 121 facets and creates a perfect  brilliance. Take a look at the GASSAN 121 collection >>

Another timeless present is Cartier jewellery. A Trinity necklace, Juste un Clou bracelet or Love necklace will be a perfect match for ladies of all ages and will add a twist of elegance to any style. Check the Cartier jewellery collection online >>

Cartier Christmas present 2023

Kerstcadeau Sieraden, Christmas gift jewellery

Christmas gift ideas for her:

1. Kusmi Tea Afternoon tea set with 5 beatifully made 25 gram tins of tea.
2. Anna + Nina initial pendant, silver or gold-plated, an elegant gift with a personal touch.
3. The Body Shop Festive Berry Little Gift Box with four nourishing body products in a nicely decorated box.
4. The Body Shop Snow Globe Gift Dome with five face and body products in travel size.
5. One Snowy Day Royal Worcester fine bone mok with charming winter birds by Hannah Dale or Duck the Halls mok from the same collection and artist.

Kerstcadeau, Christmas present 2023

1. Rituals Sweet Jasmine Private Collection fragrance sticks in a beautiful 450 ml glass bottle.
2. Yves Saint Laurent Catwalk Book. The Haute Couture Collections on 632 pages.
3. Rituals – Amsterdam Collection Tulip & Japanese Yuzu Giftset. A beautiful and exclusive gift, made in close collaboration between the Rijksmuseum and Rituals. Design is inspired by a unique 17th-century Delft blue vase.
4. The Body Shop Warm Vanilla Little Gift Box with four full-size nourishing body products.
5. A set of beautiful Wrendale Designs Royal Worcester plates with animal motives. A great gift that will make someone happy every morning!

Christmas gift ideas for him:

1. Moleskine agenda 2024, stylish and minimalistic.
2. Tony’s chocolonely gift box with three chocolate bars.
3. Rituals Precious Amber Private Collection fragrance sticks.
4. Rituals Life is a Journey Car Perfume.

1. Cocktail shaker set for someone who dreams of becoming a professional bartender.
2. Samsonite toiletry bag for travelling in style.
3. Secrid cardprotector or miniwallet, stylish pocket-sized essentials designed and made in the Netherlands.

Do you have everything ready for Christmas? Checklist:

Christmas Card Amsterdam The Netherlands, Kerstkaarten

Spending Christmas in Amsterdam? Check it out:

De Bijenkorf Kerst Christmas

Happy gift giving!

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