With Christmas coming just around the corner (one week away, eep!), we know it’s crunch time for those of us who still haven’t finished our gift shopping. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s hard finding the time to trek from mall to mall in search of the perfect gift. At Capital Q, we want to make it easy for you – we’ve compiled a list of five of our favourite online shopping destinations that you can visit in the comfort of your own home. Trust us – you’ll be able to find a gift for even the hardest person on your list to shop for!
Fab.com offers a plethora of unique little trinkets and gadgets at a discounted price, for all your gifting needs. From the tech head or design junkie to the homebody in your life, you’ll be able to find something for everyone. The only problem? You might end up doing all the shopping for yourself! The deals typically change every so often, so you’ll always have new items to browse.
Etsy is your one stop shop – or should we say shops – for the person in your life who loves DIYs and supports small businesses. It’s a collection of tiny online boutiques that the most creative people in the world have created. You’ll find jewellery handcrafted with love, vintage items from your giftee’s favourite era, and even supplies for the person who’s always itching to get crafty!
This one’s for the guy or gal that loves all that technology and the web has to offer. They’re always up to date on the latest internet memes, the hottest new smartphone apps, and geeky must-haves. On Thinkgeek.com, you’ll find apparel from their favourite TV show or a collectible from their most frequently played phone game. There’s no doubt you’ll find an entertaining thing or two!
Gilt.com is where you’ll want to shop discounted designer brands for the fashionista (or fashionisto!) in your life, but act quick – the sales are timed and won’t be around for long! You’ll find the latest and greatest styles in apparel, bags, and even home decor. Can’t find anything they might like today? Check again tomorrow, and new items will be available that could be just right!
If you’re not quite sure what to stuff those stockings with, visit DaWanda.com for great deals on smaller, unique handmade goodies. Most of the items are one-of-a-kind – a quirky pair of earrings or a fun journal just might be what your loved ones have been looking for. On DaWanda.com, you’re sure to stumble upon gifts that you won’t find anywhere else!
There you have it! Five foolproof online sources for you to peruse on your last minute gifting escapades. And who knows? You might be able to find a little something for yourself along the way – after all, you deserve something after knocking holiday shopping after your to-do list! Happy gifting, friends!