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Nearly 16 y.o. girls present ideas?

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AlpacaLypse Thu 18-Dec-14 09:20:57

Like all teenagers they're a nightmare to buy for! And I've got this afternoon and this weekend left to do anything about it...

Any ideas of genius please?

bigTillyMint Thu 18-Dec-14 09:22:06

Mine wants moneysmile

What's the budget?

R4roger Thu 18-Dec-14 09:25:39

bubble bath
nice shampoo
nice hair products generally
knickers/socks from top shop.

FannyFanakapan Thu 18-Dec-14 09:28:24

cheapy pressies for a relative or main pressie for your own child?

gift card for local cinema
ridiculously overpriced jacket from Hollister
jewelry - necklace, bracelet
Smellies from Lush
Make up and nail varnish

AT the top end of the scale - a new phone, chromebook or laptop or a tablet.
From experience, this will get more use than anything else you could possibly buy.

mrscumberbatch Thu 18-Dec-14 09:29:10

Pyjamas, interesting sweets (maybe American or Japanese ones.)

You haven't mentioned if they have any hobbies but books, CDs of a particular band if they're into them, a spotify membership, computer games, nice bedroom things like storage boxes or jars etc, accessories like a new watch or a bangle, drawing equipment, vouchers for a restaurant...

Chillyegg Thu 18-Dec-14 09:36:24

A small lush gift set
Glittery festive nail varnish
Slipper socks
Nice mug/ with hot chocolate/ marshmallow/chocolate coins inside!
Top shop makeup
hair accessories scrunchies are rather in apparently.
Nice scarf/ hat /gloves set.
"Fun" socks

AlpacaLypse Thu 18-Dec-14 09:36:34

Main presents AND stocking fillers for own twins. And we're going to have to pick up gifts on behalf of both grannies who are both unwell and feeling too frail to brave the shops. They have asked us to get 'something to unwrap' for them but will be giving cash as main present.

Thanks - several runners of ideas there so far. They've both got laptops, phones etc already, which they seem to be surgically attached to.

marne2 Thu 18-Dec-14 11:07:47

Dsd is 15, I have got her,

A hottie ( thing that goes in the microwave/wheat bag type thing )
Cath kidston pencil case, pencils, pencil sharpener and tissues.
Cath Kidston mug
2 make up sets ( one for nails, one for eyes )
Art supplies ( she's doing GCSE art )
Cake in a mug book

And she thinks she's getting some cash but we have a huge surprise for her as we bought her a chrome book ( we told her we couldn't afford one but we found a bargain last week ) grin

QueenofallIsee Thu 18-Dec-14 11:21:11

Mine is getting

Unlimited Cinema (16.40 per month) - she can go as much as she wants in a month for that and she goes twice a month pretty much so its v economical
NCIS boxset - she loves crime drama
Girl online book (some youtuber - I don't really get it!)
Laptop (from her dad)
A curling iron
Marvel Converse
A Hollister Hoodie
Woolly hat and scarf set

plus stocking bits

titchy Thu 18-Dec-14 11:23:33

DVD box set
Lush stuff
Make up
Quirky photo frame

I find dd quite easy to buy for actually. Now 14 yo ds on the other hand....

AlpacaLypse Thu 18-Dec-14 13:05:52

Can't help with 14 yo DS I'm afraid titchy!

Thanks so much everyone - we're off to BigTown the moment I've finished my tea smile

mumslife Thu 18-Dec-14 14:15:43

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