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Secret Santa Gift Ideas | Gift Guide

By Victoria Cowan, 21 October 2021

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….and with the anticipation of cosy nights, your favourite Christmas songs on the radio, and the hunt for the perfect festive dress, also comes the inevitable stress of gift buying. At this point you’re most likely part of at least three different Secret Santa groups, there’s multiple friend groups, then there’s your coworkers and lest we forget, the fam! While Secret Santa is supposed to be all about fun, finding the perfect Secret Santa gift can be quite a chore, made even worse when you have zero idea what someone likes or enjoys. So, whether you’re looking for Secret Santa gift exchange ideas, Secret Santa gifts for a coworker or the perfect ideas for secret sister gifts, we’ve put together the ultimate Secret Santa gift guide for you! Consider it our Secret Santa gift to you!


Secret Santa gifts for everyone

If you’re lucky you might draw the name of your work best friend, favourite sister, or lovely mum to be your Secret Santa, but if the candy cane swings the other way you could also end up drawing the name of your boss or your bf's sister, not the most ideal Secret Santa gift exchange situation. Add to that the constraints of a budget, and Secret Santa gift-giving can feel like an insurmountable snow-covered hurdle. Luckily, in true elf style, we’ve done the work for you and found some great Secret Santa gifts that could work for everyone, from jewellery to homeware and beauty items to accessories, there’s an option for everyone and every budget. If all else fails, a beautifully wrapped gift card with a thoughtful note could prove to be the perfect Secret Santa gift.

  1. Zodiac zegelring
    Zodiac signet ring
    Zodiac signet ring
    As low as €15.99 Regular Price €19.99
  2. Birthflower ketting
    Birthflower necklace
    Birthflower necklace
    As low as €15.99 Regular Price €19.99
  3. Birth month bracelet | My Jewellery
    Birth month bracelet
    Birth month bracelet
    As low as €7.99 Regular Price €9.99
  4. Ketting platte schakels dun
    Flat chain necklace thin
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95
  5. Forever Connected necklace set
    Forever Connected necklace set
    Forever Connected necklace set
    As low as €19.99 Regular Price €24.99
  6. Birthflower ring
    Birthflower ring
    Birthflower ring
    As low as €7.99 Regular Price €9.99
  7. Shapes zwarte kralen armbanden set
    Shapes black beaded bracelet set
    Shapes black beaded bracelet set
    Special Price €12.79 Regular Price €15.99
  8. Cube basic bracelet | My Jewellery
    Cube basic bracelet
    Cube basic bracelet
    As low as €7.96 Regular Price €9.95
  9. Schakelketting met parel
    Chain necklace with pearl
    Chain necklace with pearl
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95

Personalised Secret Santa ideas

We’re big fans of the Initial Collection for a Secret Santa gift that’s considerate and personal, but works for everyone, after all you only need to know their name to get them a piece of initial jewellery. If you’re looking for Secret Santa ideas for someone a little closer to you, a personalised piece of jewellery from the Zodiac Collection is a beautifully thoughtful Secret Santa gift. Trust us, everyone will want you to be their Secret Santa next year!

  1. Ketting parels en slotje
    Pearls and lock necklace
    Pearls and lock necklace
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95
  2. MOOD armband met zwarte stenen
    MOOD black stone bracelet
    MOOD black stone bracelet
    As low as €15.99 Regular Price €19.99
  3. Initial jewellery | Charms | My Jewellery
    Cubes gold colour initial charm
    Cubes gold colour initial charm
    As low as €5.56 Regular Price €6.95
  4. Bracelet with chunky initials | Bracelets | My Jewellery
    Bracelet with chunky initials
    Bracelet with chunky initials
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95
  5. MOOD oorringen met groene kralen
    MOOD green bead earrings
    MOOD green bead earrings
    As low as €12.79 Regular Price €15.99
  6. 2021 Advent Calendar
    2021 Advent Calendar
    2021 Advent Calendar
    As low as €47.99 Regular Price €59.99
  7. Zodiac zegelring
    Zodiac signet ring
    Zodiac signet ring
    As low as €15.99 Regular Price €19.99
  8. My Jewellery Bracelet gold silver coins My Jewellery
    Bracelet coins
    Bracelet coins
    As low as €14.36 Regular Price €17.95
  9. Mother daughter bracelet heart My Jewellery
    Mother & daughter bracelet
    Mother & daughter bracelet
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95

Perfect Secret Santa ideas for her

The term diamonds are a girl’s best friend is a classic for very good reason, us girls love a bit of jewellery! So if you’d like to get your Secret Santa some jewellery, but you’re not sure what kind of jewellery they’d like, put on your Santa detective hat and try to do a little stealthy research. Observe whether they tend to wear silver jewellery or gold jewellery, what kind of jewellery (bracelets, necklaces, rings) they wear, if she wears a lot of earrings, if her style tends to be minimal or statement, feminine or edgy etc. and go from there. Follow those steps and we’re sure you’ll end up choosing the perfect Secret Santa gifts for your gift exchange.  Alternatively, if she's not much of a jewellery fan, why not get her a homeware Secret Santa gift. Every woman appreciates a candle with matching candlestick, or a little wellness and self-care with a face roller. Secret Santa gift success guaranteed!

  1. MOOD ringen display
    MOOD ring display
    MOOD ring display
    Special Price €15.99 Regular Price €19.99
  2. Tafelboek My Jewellery
    Coffee table book My Jewellery
    Coffee table book My Jewellery
    Special Price €31.99 Regular Price €39.99
  3. Zodiac sign postcards | My Jewellery
    Zodiac sign posters
    Zodiac sign posters
    As low as €3.96 Regular Price €4.95
  4. Jade facial roller, face massage roller My Jewellery
    Jade facial roller
    Jade facial roller
    Special Price €15.96 Regular Price €19.95
  5. Pink double candle with twist
    Pink double candle with twist
    Pink double candle with twist
    Special Price €12.79 Regular Price €15.99
  6. Good friends card | My Jewellery card
    Good friends card
    Good friends card
    Special Price €0.76 Regular Price €0.95
  7. Mom card | My Jewellery card
    Mom card
    Mom card
    Special Price €0.76 Regular Price €0.95
  8. Empress Eau de Parfum, eau de parfum My Jewellery
    Empress Eau de Toilette
    Empress Eau de Toilette
    Special Price €31.96 Regular Price €39.95
  9. Kaarsenpakket van zes
    Colored twist candle set
    Colored twist candle set
    Special Price €12.79 Regular Price €15.99

Fun gift exchange ideas

If you’ve found the perfect Secret Santa gift or Christmas gift, it’s now time to design the perfect gift exchange game. There’s so many fun ones around, including games that can also be adapted to the size and makeup of the group, so whether it’s you and your closest friends or the whole office team together, there’s sure to be a fun Secret Santa gift exchange game to fit the bill. These are some of our favourites that we can’t wait to try out at our office Christmas party! 

1. White Elephant gift exchange - This unpredictable game is a great idea for a Secret Santa gift exchange game if you’re playing with a group of colleagues. The idea is that everyone contributes a wrapped Secret Santa gift which is placed under the tree to form a large gift pile. Then numbers are drawn from an elf hat or stocking (gotta make it festive!) The person who gets to go first chooses and unwraps a Secret Santa gift and shows it to everyone. The player who drew no. 2 gets to go second and either ‘steal’ the first present or choose their own from the pile. Once again they must unwrap the gift and show it off to the group. Player no.3 does the same and so it goes. Everyone whose gift is stolen gets to go again, until everyone has a gift.

2. Secret Santa Musical chairs - Start by giving everyone a seat and a gift, then push play on the festive Christmas song or Christmas carol. While the music plays the gifts are passed around the circle until the music stops. Whichever gift you’ve ended up with is the Secret Santa gift for you! You can always make it last longer by limiting the number of gifts per round, and everyone with a gift sits out the next rounds. 

3. Holiday Trivia - Who doesn’t love a bit of Trivia? Prepare for some heated game playing for this one! Give it a festive twist with Christmas themed questions and you’ve got yourself the ultimate Secret Santa gift exchange game.

  1. 2021 Advent Calendar
    2021 Advent Calendar
    2021 Advent Calendar
    As low as €47.99 Regular Price €59.99
  2. Black structured blazer dress
    Black structured blazer dress
    Black structured blazer dress
    As low as €47.99 Regular Price €59.99
  3. Bracelet with chunky initials | Bracelets | My Jewellery
    Bracelet with chunky initials
    Bracelet with chunky initials
    As low as €15.96 Regular Price €19.95
  4. Blue glitter wide-fit trousers
    Blue glitter wide-fit trousers
    Blue glitter wide-fit trousers
    As low as €28.79 Regular Price €35.99
  5. Blue glitter top with low cut back
    Blue glitter top with low cut back
    Blue glitter top with low cut back
    As low as €23.99 Regular Price €29.99
  6. Birthflower ring
    Birthflower ring
    Birthflower ring
    As low as €7.99 Regular Price €9.99
  7. Black sequined blazer dress
    Black sequined blazer dress
    Black sequined blazer dress
    As low as €47.99 Regular Price €59.99
  8. Parelarmband met slotje
    Pearl beaded bracelet with lock
    Pearl beaded bracelet with lock
    As low as €11.99 Regular Price €14.99
  9. Beige gekleurde muts
    Beige coloured hat
    Beige coloured hat
    Special Price €10.39 Regular Price €12.99

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