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It's Christmas with a twist, our alternative gift guide.


Alternative Christmas - Star cross socks

We've already brushed off the cobwebs from Halloween, now we're preparing to embrace the festive season in alternative style. Spare your relatives the sub standard gift of novelty jumpers and scarves and snap up our alternative picks for a truly unique gift that they'll adore!


Darkly sweet:

Alternative Xmas - Pentacat necklace

Embrace their inner pastel goth with some sweetly spooky finds, these Star field cross socks by Outer Cross are the perfect addition for any outfit, team them up with this Pentagram Kitty necklace for a gift that's sweetly cute but dark.


Complete the ensemble with one of these amazing Kitty ears rings by Glitterbomb, for the purrfect finishing touch!


Alternative xmas gifts - Kitty rings

What do you get for the goth with everything?

This beautiful Victorian mirror by Alchemy Gothic is the perfect addition to any home. It's one of those gifts where it doesn't necessarily matter if they already have one, as it pairs up beautifully in sets of two!


Alternative xmas gifts - Alchemy Gothic mirror

You can never have enough jewellery, try this stunning Silver bat necklace with matching teardrop charm earrings by House of Bats for a beautifully dark gift.


Alternative xmas gifts - Alchemy Gothic mirror

Pair it up with this stunning Victorian style Ribbon bird skull brooch by The Last Kult for a beautiful piece of modern mourning jewellery that's just perfect!


Alternative xmas gifts - Alchemy Gothic mirror

Alternative xmas gifts - Pendulous Threads UK lace headdress

Gothic xmas gift - Pendulous Threads UK bag

For a truly dramatic gift go for this stunning Black Russian lace headpiece by Pendulous Threads UK, it's a great statement piece and pairs up beautifully with their Lenore bag, which you can personalise making it a truly unique gift!


Gothic xmas gift - Phaze cravat Alternative xmas - Cherry Diva bangle

And for the gothic gent, try this stunning purple Gothic flock cravat by Phaze for the ultimate gothic accessory that certainly beats getting a tie!


Beautifully bohemian:

If your looking for something that's truly unique, you can't go wrong with this stylish To the moon bangle by Cherry Diva.


For the keen crafter why not try this Floral crown kit by GG's Pin-up Couture. With everything that they'll need to create their own beautiful floral headpiece that's truly unique! (glue gun & scissors not included).


Alternative xmas gifts - Floral crown kit

Sugary sweet:

Embrace the season and go for a gift that's delightfully sweet, these Gingerbread man earrings by Silver Sorbet are just perfect, whether they want to wear them for Christmas or all year round! (Also available in Rose Gold from December).


Alternative Christmas gift - Gingerbread man earrings
Alternative xmas gift - Unicorn pin Alternative xmas gifts - Illamasqua make up sets

Remind them to "Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn.." with this sweet Unicornzzz pin by Glitterbomb.


Perfectly styled:

For the keen make up artist the Christmas gift sets from Illamasqua are just perfect, with everything included to create the perfect look from dazzling eyes to the perfect pout. Shop from all five gifts set at their Christmas shop.


Pendulous Threads UK headpiece image: Model & Photographer Threnody in Velvet.


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