16 awesome gifts for the grown-ups

Whether you’re looking for a gift for your secret Santa, your husband, a friend or family member, you are guaranteed to find something here.

Shopping for your partner and family member is always a difficult task – especially if you don’t know what to get them. No fear – Living and Loving is here. We’ve put together a list of great gifts for grown-ups to help you find the perfect gift for that special person.

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Vanish Crop, R1 199, available from Under Armour

These capris are ideal for crushing those burpees and reaching new heights with those box jumps. If she enjoys staying fit, she’ll love a pair of these!

UA Vanish Pleated Ankle Crop R1199 new

HG Armour Mesh Back Tank, R399, available from Under Armour

Not only is this tank top super comfortable against your skin, it also features anti-odour technology that inhibits the growth of odour-causing bacteria.

HG Armour Mesh Back Tank Washed Blue R399 new

Sally Williams Rose Gold Christmas Star, R89.95, available from major retailers

Filled with assorted Sally Williams hand-crafted nougat and decadent chocolate, this is the perfect gift for Christmas.

Sally Williams Star Box rose gold final

Helicute Petrel Drone with Cam WIFI, R1 499, syntech.co.za

 If your hubby loves gadgets, he’ll love this new drone. The Helicute H820HW is a brand new quadcopter featuring WiFi FPV, phone app control, flip mode, headless mode, and up to 9 minutes of flight time in a neat package.

Helicute Drone

Vencasa Lounge Pillow, from R899, visit vencasa.co.za for your nearest stockist

This awesome pillow features a shredded foam interior, making it soft and supportive, designed to keep you comfortable while reading, eating and sitting upright in bed, or even on the couch. Its overfilled shape supports the upper body, while the arms reduce shoulder strain.

Vencasa Lounge Pillow

Cheeseboard, from R195, available from Beetroot Inc

Who doesn’t need a beautiful cheese board? This is the perfect gift for recipients who enjoy entertaining.


Lindt Teddy, R54.95 (100g), available from all major retailers

Give the gift of chocolate this festive season – it’s always a winner!


Della earrings, R1 200, della.co.za

You can’t go wrong with these beautiful earrings.

Della Earings

Lou Harvey Large Beach Bag, R1 200, louharvey.co.za

 A beach bag always comes in handy – it’s so versatile and will be appreciated by the receiver.

Lou Harvey Beach Bag

Grace Gift Pack, R199, trumanandorange.com

 Who doesn’t love bubbles? The perfect festive gift.

Grace Gift Pack

Bannermans Whiskey gift set, R199, trumanandorange.com

Dad will love this special gift if he enjoys his whiskey.

Bannermans Whiskey Gift Pack

Thule Powershuttle, R399, thule.com

Dad will love this electronics travel case for organizing and transporting his portable charger, cords and other accessories.

Thule powershuttle

Power Footwear, from R499, selected Shoe City stores

Power footwear offers big name-brand technology and styling at an affordable price for recreational and performance athletes. If you want to get fit in 2019, these are the perfect his and her gift.

Power footwear

Black on Black: Mercer, available exclusively from American Swiss, R1 899

Paying tribute to an exciting street in one of NYC’s signature shopping destinations, the stainless-steel mesh straps in the MERCER collection create a luxurious timepiece for an exquisite fashion look. Your husband will love this special gift.

 Black on Black: Mercer

Soft Pink/ Rose Gold: The West Village, available exclusively from American Swiss, R1 899

This watch has a slender case and velvety nubuck leather strap. Special details stand out, like the delicate metal rings decorating the strap. Unique to each strap colour, the rings amplify the vintage-chic character.

Soft Pink/ Rose Gold: The West Village

Le Creuset Mickey Mouse Signature Round Casserole, R4 690, available at all Le Creuset Boutique stores nationwide and online www.lecreuset.co.za

If you know someone who is a fan of Le Creuset, and you feel like splurging this festive season, this is the perfect gift for them.

Le Creuset Mickey Signature Dish


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