In the midst of our hectic lives, Christmas is the yearly reminder to slow down and show our appreciation to those we cherish. You cannot put a price on love, but a thoughtful gift is a lovely way to demonstrate your affection.

Our next gift guide focuses on our chosen family – our friends! Here is to the people who stick by us through thick and thin, making the journey of life just that bit easier. Read on for 5 unisex ways to express your gratitude, with OdiLynch.

For the jetsetter friend: Gertrude Large Tan Leather Holdall

This one is dedicated to our friends who cannot sit still, are always looking for the next adventure and cannot wait to take us along for the ride! The Gertrude is the ideal weekend-away companion, with a spacious interior and soft-but-sturdy handles. The bag also comes with a braided strap so you may wear however is most comfortable – all you need is your passport and you are good to go!

Gertrude Large Tan Leather Holdall c

For the edgy friend: Biker Jacket Tan Leather

For the friend who is too cool for school (or just appreciates classic fashion staples), our range of unique real leather jackets are a safe bet. This jacket in tan leather is especially versatile, making it the perfect gift that you know your friend will treasure year-round.

Biker Jacket Dark Tan Leather

For the chic friend: Rainy Sunday Black Floral Tobacco Pouch

If you are buying for the sleek and sophisticated one in your friendship circle, you may want to keep it simple.  This tobacco pouch is a great option for those who dislike bulky wallets and prefer something simple to protect their essentials. For what it lacks in drama it makes up for in style and quality – a chic gift fit for a chic individual.

Rainy Sunday Black Floral Tobacco Pouch

For the fun friend: Small Rucksack Navy Leather

This unisex rucksack is one of our most lightweight pieces, crafted in a compact 23x30 cm, real leather design with a nifty draw-string close. If your friend loves to have a good time, this is a great hassle-free option for them to throw the day’s items into, before they head out to seize the day!

Small Rucksack Navy Leather

For the friend who is going places: Karine Medium BlackSatchel Leather

Whether they are in education, running their own business or conquering the corporate world, we all have a friend with grand ambitions and the dedication required to make their dreams a reality. The Karine satchel will work just as hard as they do, featuring 2 sizeable front pockets perfect for items such as phones or stationary, and an inner pocket to protect a laptop or tablet.

Karine Medium Black Satchel Leather

We hope this will help you show your friends you care this festive season - stay tuned for our range of upcoming guides to help with your Christmas gift shopping needs.

Chat to us at @odilynchdesigns – we’d love to hear from you.