Birthday gift ideas: Buy gifts for him and her July 2019

Want to find a birthday gift to show someone how much you care?

It can be hard to find the perfect gift sometimes, especially when you’re really looking for it.

As it happens, we’ve got just the thing for boyfriends, girlfriends, friends, wives, husbands, mums, dads or anyone else who deserves just that bit more for their birthday this year.

So calm your fears and relieve yourself of all that present-buying stress because we’ve done all the hard work for you.

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Top birthday gifts for July 2019

Sometimes you’ll know exactly what to get that special friend, family member or partner, while other times you won’t have a clue. After countless hours of online shopping (and much present buying practice) here’s what we’re loving at the moment:

Fujifilm Instax™ Mini 9 Red Instant Camera
Fujifilm Instax™ Mini 9 Red Instant Camera

Urban Outfitters

Personalised Quilted Charcoal Velvet Wash Bag
Personalised Quilted Charcoal Velvet Wash Bag

Not on the High Street

Vietnamese Street Food Class for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School
Vietnamese Street Food Class for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Virgin Experience Days

Set of 4 Strawberry Print Glasses
Set of 4 Strawberry Print Glasses

Urban Outfitters

Cocktails for Two at London's Iconic Gherkin
Cocktails for Two at London's Iconic Gherkin

Virgin Experience Days

MRCOOL Touch Bedside Lamp with Bluetooth Speaker
MRCOOL Touch Bedside Lamp with Bluetooth Speaker

Amazon

Jasmine ‘The Flower Of Memories’ Gift
Jasmine ‘The Flower Of Memories’ Gift

Not on the High Street

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Shopping for birthday gifts for specific people

Women

2010 Heidsieck & Co Monopole Gold Top Champagne 2010
2010 Heidsieck & Co Monopole Gold Top Champagne 2010

Vintage Wine Gifts

Men

Triple Supercar Blast plus High Speed Passenger Ride and Photo - Weekday
Triple Supercar Blast plus High Speed Passenger Ride and Photo - Weekday

Virgin Experience Days

Teen boy

Hangloose at The Eden Project - Zip Wire, Big Air and Giant Swing
Hangloose at The Eden Project - Zip Wire, Big Air and Giant Swing

Virgin Experience Days

BraZen Stag 2.1 Bluetooth Surround Sound Gaming Chair
BraZen Stag 2.1 Bluetooth Surround Sound Gaming Chair

Prezzybox

Teen girl

Personalised Sterling Silver Friendship Bracelet
Personalised Sterling Silver Friendship Bracelet

Not on the High Street

How to choose the best birthday present

Before you even start browsing, it’s important to decide what your budget is. This will help you better categorise the type of gift you should look for. If you’re trying to spend a little less, you may not want to look at big-ticket items like a bike, guitar or television. You should then ask yourself the following questions about the person:

  1. Is there anything they need? Is the person you’re buying for struggling financially or lacking homeware necessities? This will make your birthday gift buying easy – maybe you can give them cash, a gift voucher or the missing dish drying rack they’ve been complaining about? Just sayin’.
  2. Do they have any pets or children? Someone who enjoys the company of their pets or is a new parent might appreciate a gift which caters to this. For instance, a new dog blanket.
  3. Do they have any hobbies or play a sport? Hobbies are great inspiration for gift ideas. If the person you’re buying for is an avid reader, you could buy them an e-book reader to make their collection easier to manage. For the more athletically gifted of us, some new gym gear or the latest item of clothing from their favourite sports retailer could be an ideal choice.
  4. Do they have any addictions or obsessions? It’s not hard to find the answer to this question if you know this person well. Think about their favourite television shows or topics of conversation they always bring up and then search for gifts accordingly. If they spend all their time in the gym, the latest exercise supplement may be an option.
  5. What are your fondest memories of them? Presents, whether they’re for a birthday, a thank you, to say congratulations or for Christmas, are so much better with a personal touch. Think of your relationship with the person and what you two love to do together. Or, think of a memory you share and buy them a gift related to this. This can be embarrassing or happy, it doesn’t matter! As long as it’s a good memory, you’re sure to have found a winner.

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