As fall quickly comes to an end, there’s no doubt you’ve already spent a lot of time thinking about the perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones, if you haven’t begun shopping! According to CreditCards.com, approximately 2 percent of Christmas shoppers are done by September, while 14 percent have already gotten a head start by that time*. However, if this is the first you’ve thought about your Christmas shopping, don’t feel bad! The majority of holiday shoppers – 55 percent – won’t finish until December and one in five will be scrambling on Christmas Eve. After all, the longer you wait, the more time you have for ideas, right? Midnight Velvet has you covered:
Take a look our Holiday Style Guide “Your Time to Shine”
Turn the pages with the arrow buttons on the bottom left.
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No matter who you’re shopping for this holiday season, there’s no doubt that you’re on the hunt for the perfect gifts. Here are some aspects to take into account when you’re shopping this holiday season:
- What is your budget? How much money to you intend to spend on each person that you’re shopping for this year? If you plan to shop outside of your budget, consider the Midnight Velvet credit program to lift some of the burden off of your checking account this holiday season.
- What types of things do your loved ones like? Take what you know they already own, and think about what makes you think of them when you’re browsing online stores or walking around the mall.
- Don’t be afraid to think outside of the box. If you typically try to stick with practical presents that your loved ones have asked for, don’t hesitate to opt for a thoughtful present in their place. For example, if you think your best friend could use some relaxation, consider an aromatherapy candle.
It’s certainly the thought that counts during the holidays, but it never hurts to give your friends and family presents that they’ll absolutely love.