If you’re looking for unique Christmas gift ideas for your loved ones this year, we’ve got some exciting products to show you from Australian immigrant businesses. According to the CGU Insurance Migrant Small Business Report, one-third of all Australian small businesses are owned by immigrants. To show our support for the contribution these businesses make to the Australian economy and community, we’ve compiled this list of fantastic gift ideas from immigrant businesses.
Owned by: Lorenzo Perafan, who came to Australia from Colombia.
Kogi Coffee works directly with the indigenous Kogi people of Colombia to bring wild Colombian coffee to the heart of Australia. Using traditional earth-centred practices, the Kogi people grow a unique kind of coffee, unlike anything you’ve tasted before. The perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life.
Buy your gift from Kogi Coffee today.
The Chai Room
Owned by: Fatema Khanbhai, who came to Australia from the United Kingdom.
With a range of healthy, hand-blended chai teas, The Chai Room is bringing a vibrant tea culture to Australia, one cup at a time. Give your loved ones a moment to themselves to enjoy a delicious, fragrant and energising tea. And if you want to keep on giving, you can sign them up for a chai tea subscription.
Buy your gift from The Chai Room today.
Owned by: Carmel Griffith, who came to Australia from the United Kingdom.
Puggle Post provides a range of beautiful and unique Australiana-themed toys and gifts. Their products are designed in Australia and are the perfect gifts to send to loved ones overseas. If you want to share a little piece of Australian wildlife, places and culture, send a gift from Puggle Post.
Buy your gift from Puggle Post today.
Owned by: Mel Driver, who came to Australia from Germany.
Embalm Skincare offers an award-winning range of 100% natural and cruelty-free skincare products. Full of skin-loving benefits, the range includes products for face care, hand care and body care. There is also a great range of value packs which are the perfect ready-made gift for you.
Buy your gift from Embalm Skincare today.
Owned by: Anu Sawhney, who came to Australia from India.
When you give Bidiliia, you’re giving unique jewellery with a conscience. Their perfect pieces are lovingly detailed in Australia and handmade with integrity in Spain and India. Bidiliia jewellery is elegant, ethical and affordable. It’s designed to deliver love and joy to those who wear it and those who make it.
Buy your gift from Bidiliia today.
Owned by: Caroline Fenton, who came to Australia from the United Kingdom.
Avidiva is the perfect place to buy a touch of natural, non-toxic luxury for mama and baby. They offer a broad range of gifts for playing, teething, feeding, sleeping, nourishing and pampering. You can even DIY the perfect gift box for your favourite mama and baby.
Buy your gift from Avidiva today.
Owned by: Samita Bhattacharjee, who came to Australia from India.
Deidaa is an online fashion and lifestyle shop offering designer silk scarves, organic t-shirts, kids aprons, calico bags, beaded bags, kaftans and maxi dresses. All Deidaa pieces are designed in Melbourne and they focus on organic, ethical and artisan-based manufacturing. With free worldwide delivery, a Deidaa gift is perfect for loved ones, both near and far.
Buy your gift from Deidaa today.
Owned by: Veronica Sherman, who came to Australia from Sweden and Israel.
Happily Made offers a delightful range of knitted toys handcrafted by women in Cambodia. This award-winning business is giving over 120 marginalised women a job, a source of income and a brighter future for their children. So, when you give with Happily Made, you get to give twice.
Buy your gift from Happily Made today.
Owned by: Candy Law, who came to Australia from Hong Kong.
Cheeky Junior offers a wide array of baby and children’s toys and gifts from over 75 of the world’s most loved brands. The range has been carefully curated to provide products that help children learn, create and play. With free shipping on orders over $150, Cheeky Junior is the perfect place to purchase gifts for all the little loves in your world.
Buy your gift from Cheeky Junior today.
Co-owned by: Mauricio Ruiz Cantú, who came to Australia from Mexico.
Somos make small batch hand-made wines in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Their wines are youthful, juicy, vibrant and textural and the perfect accompaniment to your next festivity. Celebrate your loved ones with Somos wines.
Buy your gift from Somos Wines today.
Just Love It
Owned by: Gwen Krynauw, who came to Australia from South Africa.
Just Love It offers a range of beautiful things. They sell homewares, jewellery, crochet items, mermaid and fairy dolls, fine art prints as well as handmade soaps and bath salts, with products sourced mainly from local and international small businesses and designers. You’re sure to find the perfect gift that they’ll ‘just love’.
Buy your gift from Just Love It today.
Leaders in Heels
Owned by: Kasia Gospos, who came to Australia from Poland.
The Leaders in Heels range of planners, notebooks and journals are the perfect gift for the female leader in your life. Their stationery is purposeful, elegant and practical and provides daily doses of inspirational thoughts and quotes. Inspire her to dream, define and do with a Leaders in Heels planner.
Delivery: Limited worldwide
Buy your gift from Leaders in Heels today.
If you’re an Australian immigrant business owner and would like to be considered for future gift guides in The Newcomer, please email us and tell us a little about you and your products.