Shop local and support Gold Coast businesses this Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, so why not give back to our Gold Coast community by shopping local for your presents.

The Gold Coast is brimming with boutiques and businesses who have struggled through lockdowns over the last couple of years, and they could really use your support this festive season.

If you are after some inspiration, here’s where you can find some great gifts on the Gold Coast:


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For the self-carer

Drift Trading Co
There is no such thing as too many candles! If you’ve got a serious candle connoisseur in your life, look no further than Drift Trading Co. A husband and wife team run this local boutique candle manufacturing company, which is based in Palm Beach. All of their candles and melts are hand poured in small batches to ensure each and every ‘Drift’ product is of the highest quality.

 

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Lalume The Label
Suprise your loved one with a fine jewellery piece from Lalume The Label. This local brand create quality treasured keepsakes using precious metals of 925 sterling silver with 18 karat gold plating. Their stunning collection of necklaces and earrings have been designed to make every women feel even more at home in the beauty of who she really is.

 

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For the hard-to-buy-for

Made Collective
From homewares to fashion, beauty products to art kits, Made Collective has loads of unique gifts for those people who are impossible to buy for. This collaborative store is filled with goodies from local and mindful artists, designers and makers. Every brand embraces sustainable, conscious and slow manufacturing practices, and many are made locally.

 

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​Wellhaus x Halo & Grace
With a curation of luxury wellness products, that are sustainably and ethically produced, Wellhaus x Halo & Grace is your one stop shop for gifts that will elevate your mind, body, spirit and space. Each piece is carefully and thoughtfully selected by owner Amanda James, who says each item has a story to tell.

Rhythm
Based in our own backyard of Burleigh Heads, Rhythm designs premium products that are made for our coastal lifestyle. Their easy wearing styles make the perfect Christmas gift, as they are designed to take you from sunset to sunrise, beach to bar, and everywhere in-between.

 

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For the interior-designer at heart

The Damn Good Store
This Burleigh-based store is on a mission to change gift shopping for the better. In addition to unique, Aussie-made gifts, they also stock an incredible array of local art prints to suit any home or office.

 

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ShutUrp
If you are after a quirky masterpiece or two to wrap up under the tree, you can’t go past Shuturp. Local artist Ellie Hopley’s unique designs are bright and fun, and will make any drab wall, fabulous!

 

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For the sustainably minded

Greenfolk Botany Shop
For your plant-loving pal, Greenfolk Botany Shop have you covered. This urban jungle atelier has plenty of great gift ideas, with loads of plants, designer pots, collectables and all the plant goodies you could dream of!

ECO. Modern Essentials
Essential oils are a great stocking filler, and don’t have to cost the earth! Gold Coast based ECO. Modern Essentials have an amazing range of 100% pure essential oils and blends to support overall health and wellbeing. They are also committed to making a difference in the world, providing eco-friendly alternatives as well as being carbon neutral.

For your pawfect pal

Brucey’s Pack
Inspired by the sun, sand, salt & all the doggos in this world, Brucey’s Pack stock a fun range of walk essentials, including leashes, harnesses collars and more! Everything is made from 100% recycled plastic too!

 

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The Naked Paw
Treat your pup to a Christmas feast, while improving their diet, courtesy of The Naked Paw. Their high quality, affordable meals and treats are free from preservatives, additives, grains, fillers and dairy.

 

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