Your ultimate Christmas gift guide 2023
The magic of Christmas has arrived at Westfield Riccarton. You can see it as you walk past (or under) our festive decorations, hear it as the jingles play over the speakers and as Santa rings his bell at the Santa set on Level 2, smell it from gingerbread in our cafes and feel it in the joy on kids’ faces as they look around in wonder.
Our carefully curated Christmas gift guide 2023 includes all the top presents from our retailers to suit each loved one on your list. From make-up and perfume for her to golf balls and a leather belt for grandpa, we have made it easy for you to check off your gift list. To make your trip to Westfield a little less stressful, we’ve extended our opening hours too, find them here. Continue reading for the best Christmas gift ideas for her, him, baby, boys, girls, teens, grandpa, grandma and pets.
Gifts for her
Products featured: MIMCO Jett Wallet in sweet pink $149.95, MIMCO Avalon Hoop Earrings $79.95, MECCA Mecca Max Cheek Crush Powder Blush $25, MECCA Diptyque Do Son EDT. 100ml $168-$237, David Jones Marc Jacobs Snapshot Crossbody Bag $630, Priceline Essie Nail Polish (part of) Gift Set Thank You 2 piece $27.95, Shiels 9ct Silverfilled Open Twist Bangle Yellow 65mm $399 (on sale for $199), Shiels 9ct Yellow Gold 4mm x 65mm Bangle $999 (on sale for $399), Shiels 9ct Yellow Gold 55cm "Cronos" Curb Chain $2,499 (on sale for $1,249.50), Shiels 9ct Yellow Gold Plain Heart Pendant $1,599 (on sale for $599), Wittner Quinni Rosewater Pink Recycled Satin Stiletto Heel Pump $220, Aje Athletica Classic Logo Drink Bottle 907 $35, House/Robins Kitchen/Myhouse Alex Liddy Vina (part of) 4 Piece Martini Glass Set 250ml $74.99, Honey Birdette Game On Dice Couples Game $30, Camilla
13 Pool Side Pedigree Sunglasses in soft gold $380, JB Hi-Fi Dyson Supersonic™ Hair Dryer (Blue & Blush) $649, JB Hi-Fi Fujifilm Instax Mini12 Instant Camera (Blossom Pink) $119, QBD Books Britney Spears: The Woman in Me $32.99, L'Occitane L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil $42.*
For the most important woman in your life – whether it’s your Mum, sister, wife, girlfriend or bestie, here are our top picks for her. Gift the latest must-read autobiography from Whitcoulls, a sparkly new clutch for the festive season from Forever New or surprise her with something on the top of her wish list – the coveted Dyson hairdryer, available at Noel Leeming.
If she’s a beauty buff, rest assured that you can't go wrong by seeking out cult favourites from Life Pharmacy to elevate her beauty regime. Need more ideas? Restock her signature scent from Farmers or delight her with a gift voucher for a luxurious hair treatment from Rodney Wayne. For an extra touch of pampering, a gift voucher to Dash Face and Body or to Professionails for a manicure and pedicure is always a winning choice!
Gifts for him
Products featured: Universal Store Uppercut Deluxe Matte & Deluxe Pomade $32, Universal Store Reebook Club C in white / light grey $150, JB Hi-Fi WAHL Pro Series Body Groomer $119, JB Hi-Fi JBL Charge 5 Bluetooth Portable Speaker in red $199, JB Hi-Fi JBL Reflect Flow Pro+ Noise Cancelling TWS In-Ear Headphones in white $269, Shiels 9ct Yellow Gold Plain Onyx and Diamond Patterned Side Gents Ring $1,399 (on sale for $599), Shiels 9ct Yellow Gold Flat Bevelled Curb 21cm Bracelet 120guage $1,199 (on sale for $599), David Jones Seiko Mens Presage Automatic watch $675, David Jones Burberry Hero Eau De Parfum 100ml $200, R.M.Williams R.M.W city washbag in whiskey $149, R.M.Williams Camp Mug $39, Dusk Fresh Coffee 3 Wick Soy Scented Candle $44.99.*
We are here to make it extra easy to find something for your husband, fiancé, brother or friend this Christmas – he has everything he wants, but what about something he needs? A divine new fragrance, high quality wallet, toiletry bag or shaving kit make the perfect gifts – find these at The Shaver Shop.
If you know he has been eyeing off a new tech gadget, such as the latest wireless, noise cancelling headphones, JBL speaker or PlayStation 5 gaming console, then surprise him this Christmas with it beautifully wrapped under the tree. Find all the tech gift options at JB Hifi.
Gifts for a baby
Products featured: Harry Hartog Annabel Trends Lemon Mini Sippi Bear $19.95, Harry Hartog Tiger Tribe Bunny Rattle $25, Big W Dymples Baby Double Tab Shoes - Blue $15, Big W The Very Hungry Caterpillar Let's Count Soft Teether Book $15, Priceline Sun Bum Baby Bum Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen Lotion 88 ml $27.99, Priceline Bibs Baby Bitie Teether Star in Blush $19.95, Oakley Frogskins™ XXS (Youth Fit) in Prizm Sapphire Lenses, Acid Pink Frame $107, QBD Books When I Smile by Jo Witek & Christine Roussey $24.99, Kidstuff Bello Ice Cream Time $24.99, Kidstuff Rooster & Rainbow figurines (part of) Bello Farm Friends Sorting Barn $49.99.*
Christmas with a new baby is always extra special, bringing a whole new level of joy to the day. Babies are full of wonder... even if it just comes from playing with the discarded wrapping paper! When shopping for little ones, think ‘what’s cute but also practical?’ Toys that encourage sensory play, such as stacking cups, or anything textured or brightly coloured, are key to babies’ development. If you’re unsure which toys suit a certain age, ask the experts at Cotton on Kids.
Pick out a book to be well-loved for years to come – choose a classic like The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle or When I Smile by Jo Witek which is part of the Growing Heart series. Pick up a copy at Whitcoulls.
Baby sunscreen will always be welcomed by parents, along with mini sunnies that will make it to the ‘gram – everyone loves a pic of a baby in sunglasses! Shop sun safe accessories from Kmart.
Gifts for boys
Products featured: Harry Hartog 7 inch Playground Ball - Dinosaurs Green $20, Oakley Resistor (Youth Fit) sunglasses $145, QBD Books Australian Geographic: Stephy The Stegasaurus 36cm By Various $19.99, QBD Books Andy Griffiths – 169 Storey Treehouse $14.99, Cotton On Kids Twin Strap Slide in navy $14.99, Cotton On Kids Kids Metal Drink Bottle in hulk/fiji green $19.99, Smiggle Holographic Super Spring $19.95, Smiggle Round About Clock $39.95, Gamesworld Disney figurines (part of DIXIT DISNEY EDITION) $69.99, JB Hi-Fi Uniden UH45 80 Channel UHF Handheld Radio with Kid Zone (part of 4 Pack) $109, Eckersley's Art Advantage Zip Case Drawing Set 23 $49.95.*
There’s nothing boys love more than toys, from dinosaurs to trucks and Hot Wheels cars, our list is guaranteed to keep him entertained throughout the holidays. Whether they like to build Lego, play on gaming consoles, or enjoy classic board games, be sure to check out the latest must-have toys at Farmers.
Is he a fan of drawing? Does he love to paint? Get him on his way to Picasso status with some crafty art supplies from Smiggles.. For endless summer fun outside, pick up a water pistol, splash mat or cricket set from Kmart.
Gifts for girls
Products featured: Big W K-D Kids Cupcake Crossbody Bag in pink $18, Big W Kids Collective Life Is Sweet Nail Polish (part of) 5 Pack $8, Cotton On Kids Barbie Kids Cap $16.99, Cotton On Kids Kids Metal Drink Bottle in little mermaid/pink gerbera $19.99, Smiggle Awesome Tunes Headphones $39.95, Smiggle Body cream part of Bath Gift Pack $29.95, Smiggle Minnie Mouse Digital Watch $39.95, Priceline Ariana Grande Sweet Like Candy EDP 30ml $50, Eckersley's I Heart Art Gel Pens Set 24 $13.95, Myer LEGO figurine part of LEGO Friends Mobile Bubble Tea Shop $15.99, Kidstuff Saint Germaine Anna Deluxe Jewellery Box Medium in Pink $99.99.*
Little girls dream of Christmas all year long, adding many treasures to their growing wish list so it’s as long as a hundred candy canes by the time they are done. From unicorn headbands to beautiful dresses with endless tulle, sparkly sunglasses, lip glosses and nail polish, or a novelty cupcake bag to carry them in – you will find everything they would love to dress up with at Cotton on Kids.
Swimwear is one of the cutest summer must-haves this Christmas; throw in a matching beach towel, goggles, pool toys or a beach tent and you’ve set them up for the sunny season. Find everything you need for the beach or pool at Gorman.
Our Westfield Riccarton Kids Pass is the ultimate stocking stuffer or addition to the 2023 Christmas Card - guaranteed to entertain little ones, they'll enjoy hours of fun with our Kids Pass which includes entertainment, sweet treats and dining options at a discounted bundled rate. Purchase yours just in time for Christmas Day at Customer Service located on Level 1 near Lorna Jane.
Gifts for teens
Products featured: rebel Gilbert Netball Australia Netball $19.99, rebel Jordan Boys Jumpman Strapback Cap – black/red $34.99, Universal Store Aire Novae sunglasses – black/smoke mono $59.95, rebel Frank Green 34OZ Reusable Bottle sky blue $59.95, rebel Polaroid Originals – Go White $169.95, Mister Minit Lady Bug Keyring $9.95, Mister Minit Surfboard Keyring $9.95, Mister Minit Cherry Pie Keyring $9.95, JB Hi-Fi UNO: Flip Card Game $11.98, JB Hi-Fi Ultimate Ears: Wonderboom 3 Portable Blue Speaker – Joyous Brights Grey $149, JB Hi-Fi Nintendo Switch Console $469, JB Hi-Fi Sony WH-CH520 Wireless On-ear Headphones (blue) $79, Harry Hartog Star Wars – Millennium Falcon 1000 Piece Puzzle $44.95, Harry Hartog JK Rowling - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $65, Priceline The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 30mls and Natural Moisturizing factors + HA 30mls (from The Daily Set 3 piece) $33, JD Sports Adidas Originals Handball Spezial – pink / gum $170.*
If you have a sporty teen, then a new netball, tennis racket, Frank Green drink bottle or the latest sneakers will be on your list to tick off. Find them all at Rebel Sport. Or if you're looking to score ultimate cool points, the latest pair of headphones, a gaming console or instant camera, all available at JB Hifi will certainly get you there!
Gifts for Grandpa
Products featured: General Pants Birkenstocks – Arizona BF Regular Sandals Nubuk Mocca $167, R.M.Williams Risden belt – brown / gold $139, R.M.Williams Singleton Bi-fold wallet $179, rebel Callaway Supersoft White Golf Balls – 12 pack $44.99, rebel Optima Wood Tees 2 1/8 125 $9.99, Mister Minut Atka 8 x 21 folding binoculars - Black $69.95, Mister Minit Armada Brass pocket compass with chain $49.95, Matchbox Maxwell and Williams – Copenhagen Salt / Pepper Mill 17.5cm Navy $39.95, Priceline Tabac Original eau de toilette – 100mls $25, Wheel&Barrow Whisky Set – Whisky Glasses with Coaster and Ice Stones $59.95, Universal Store Refinery and Co – whisky stones $19.95, Harry Hartog Chris Hammer – The Seven $32.99, Harry Hartog Arnold Schwarznegger – Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life $36.99, QBD Books Henry Winkler - Being Henry: The Fonz and Beyond $36.99.*
Don’t forget Grandpa! While the gift of their beloved grandkids' presence is priceless, a thoughtful surprise beneath the Christmas tree is sure to bring extra joy. Whether it's Grandpa, Pop, Nonna, or Baba, find the perfect gift to suit avid readers, kitchen maestros, or outdoor enthusiasts at Farmers.
If he's a passionate golfer, surprise him with a set of quality golf balls from Rebel Sport to perfect his swing. Still stuck for ideas? If Grandpa has a sweet tooth, treat him to a selection of delectable treats like Haighs, Koko Black, Ferrero Rocher or Lindt from Pak n Save.
Whatever you choose, he’ll adore anything hand selected from you.
Gifts for Grandma
Products featured: Matchbox Maxwell and Williams Teas and Cs Classic Tea for One with Infuser 380ml in White $49.95, Camilla Flap Wallet in Reservation For Love $199, David Jones Galison Frank Lloyd Wright Domino $54.95, MECCA Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream $35-$136, Dymocks Dolly Parton – Behind the Seams $69.99, Dymocks Taylor Jenkins Reid - The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Hardback $45, Harry Hartog Great Women Painters $100, Blue Illusion Côte Noire White Art Deco Candle $49.99, Sheridan Averie Slippers in Yuzu $69.99, T2 Feast of Favourites Tea Bag Gift Pack $35.*
Nan, Nanny, Nonna, Yia yia, Jadda, one of the most important pillars in the family, and usually the one who makes sure everyone else is ok before herself. Show her how much she means to your family by tucking a beautifully wrapped scented candle from Bed Bath n Table under the tree, or a sparkly set of earrings or statement necklace from Michael Hill inside.
If you know what she likes to read, then pick up something that she won’t be able to put down at Whitcoulls..
Gifts for pets
Products featured: Big W Kiddo Christmas Cracker With Munchy Mini Bone $7, Big W Tails Bungee Rope Dog Toy $5.50, Big W Tails Christmas Plush Cat Toy Set 4 Pieces $7.50, Big W Pet bowl $6.50, Big W Tails Christmas Pet Bandana 70 x 32cm - White Print $5, Big W Brilliant Basics Stripe Adult Cat Collar - Multi $4, MIMCO Pooch Medium Collar in Spiced Apple $99.95, MIMCO Pooch Bag in Spiced Apple $89.95, MIMCO Pooch Lead in Spiced Apple $99.95, Mister Minit Pink Diamantes Dog Bone Pet Tag $19.95.*
Last but not least, searching for a purrfect present for your best mate? No matter which section of the pet store you shop in (cat, dog, bird, reptile or other!), here are our top picks...
While you’re tucking into your Christmas feast, spoil your pet with some tasty treats from Pak n Save, for everything from big juicy bones for your furry friend, to seed sticks for those with feathers.
Festive season fashion isn’t reserved just for humans – pets can get dolled up too! For everyday style, shop hoodies, coats, singlets, bandanas, collars, leads and more at Kmart.
Don’t forget to book your four-legged friend in for a photo with Santa! Online bookings are essential, and sessions will book out quickly. Find out more and book here.
Get it right with a Westfield Gift Card
If you’re still not sure, then give the gift of choice and purchase a Westfield Gift Card from our Customer Service team.
Community gift wrap
Don’t forget the finishing touch to your gifts – have them wrapped and ready under the Christmas tree, at our community Christmas gift wrapping station.
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Christmas opening hours
We’ve extended our opening hours in the lead up to Christmas, so you have more time to shop. Plan ahead and shop at a time that suits you.
See our Christmas opening hours here >
Make your trip a breeze and plan your visit ahead of time. Find the best parking at Westfield Riccarton for your visit here.
No time to wash your car? Drop your car off at Concierge Car Wash and the team will have it freshly cleaned and ready to go when you've finished your shopping.
Make the most of every shopping trip with Westfield membership
We’ve been dishing out plenty of incredible member offers, events, and more. Unlock your member benefits this Christmas by downloading the Westfield membership app.
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Need help navigating the centre?
If you need to locate a specific store or event but are not sure where it is, visit our friendly customer services team on level 1 near Lorna Jane.
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*Prices in AUD are correct at time of publishing, not all products are available in NZ