NAB Gift Guide 2023

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Support Australian businesses this festive season with NAB’s 2023 Gift Guide.

  • 05.12.2023
  • Time to read 1 min read
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Support your local businesses this festive season

The weather is getting warmer, the streets are being decorated with lights and wonder; the festive season must be well and truly upon us!

NAB is celebrating this year with gift ideas from our wonderful businesses across Australia.

Over the next two weeks, we will feature great Australian businesses with products that will inspire you to get through your festive shopping list.

We are proud to be the bank of choice for these businesses and we look forward to a prosperous new year ahead with all of the businesses that we back.

Axil Coffee Roasters

Day 1: Axil Coffee Roasters

We all have someone in our lives that can’t start their days without their cup of Joe. And Axil is the epitome of exceptional coffee and it’s the ideal gift for coffee lovers.

Since 2010, Axil has been renowned for its dedication to direct trade and roasting Melbourne’s finest coffee, with 18 cafes across Melbourne, 100+ wholesale accounts nationwide, and the skills of World Barista Champion Anthony Douglas (2022) and Australian Barista Champion Jack Simpson (2023).

“Whether they prefer bold espresso, subtle filter coffee, or the convenience of pods, Axil’s diverse range caters to every taste. Treat your loved ones to the gift of Axil and let them experience the world of great coffee.”

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Axil Coffee team: Blend Discovery Bundle.

Axil Coffee products are available online, in supermarkets and leading independent retailers Australia-wide. Go to https://axilcoffee.com.au/

Day 2: Clothing the Gaps

Clothing The Gaps creates merch with a message that sparks conversations.

“We make clothes that influence social change by uniting people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) through fashion and a cause,” says owner Laura Thompson.

An Aboriginal social enterprise uniting people through fashion and cause, Clothing the Gaps counts eighty-one percent of their staff members as indigenous, and strives to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait people, actively supporting them to grow and pursue their life goals and ambitions.

“We are committed to using our brand and platform to campaign, educate and elevate Aboriginal peoples’ voices and causes.”

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Clothing the Gaps team: Pins with Purpose

Clothing the Gaps products are available online. Go to https://www.clothingthegaps.com.au/

Day 3: Inspirational Tea Co.

An Australian owned tea gifting company featuring teabags with novelty quotes on the tags and a delightful collection of tea wares, the Inspirational Tea Co. is a unique and the perfect gifts for tea lovers.

Featuring uplifting tea themed gift boxes that will deliver the hugs this Christmas, the Inspirational Tea Co. have an unwavering focus on community and a solid commitment to inspiring & connecting women.

“At the Inspirational Tea Co., we like to think of our inspired range of teabags and tea products as a warm hug in a mug, and our goal is to make tea lovers feel good simply by pausing for a cup of tea,” says Tanya Boots, owner Inspirational Tea Co.

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Inspirational Tea Co. team: I’ll Be Home for Christmas Tea Gift Box 

Inspirational Tea Co. products are available online and leading independent retailers Australia-wide. Go to https://www.inspirationalteaco.com.au

Day 4: Morella Grove 

Morella Grove have been producing award winning extra virgin olive oil and condiments for the Australian consumer and restaurant market with award winning results for 25 years.

Nestled in the rich soils of the Riverina region of NSW, Morella Grove was established by the Dal Bon family, headed up by the father and daughter team, Frank and Natasha Dal Bon.

“We pride ourselves on our true paddock to plate ethos, managing the entire process of growing, harvesting, pressing and bottling,” says Natasha Dal Bon, CEO of Morella Grove.

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Morella Grove team: Ultimate Christmas Gift

Morella Grove products are available online and leading independent retailers Australia-wide. Go to: https://morellagrove.com.au

Day 5: The Barberhood

Glide through the festive season with a clean shave and refreshed skin with The Barberhood.

The Barberhood is a men’s online grooming store and premium barbershop. Named by GQ as Australia’s best barbershop, The Barberhood retail store also offers luxury men’s skin care, grooming, hair care and shaving products.

“With supreme service, traditional techniques and a sense of belonging you will always leave, a true gentleman,” says owner Renee Baltov.

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by The Barberhood team: Truefitt & Hill Shaving Gift Pack

The Barberhood products are available online. Go to https://barberhood.com.au

Day 6: Kip&Co

For over a decade, Kip&Co has been offering a better way of living.

It’s your best night’s sleep, it’s a meal with loved ones that feeds your soul, it’s memories made on backyard adventures and global wanderings. And it’s the perfect addition to your home this festive season.

A Kip&Co home has a thousand stories to tell, the tapestry of a life that’s free-spirited, and celebrates creativity, fun, art, culture and craftsmanship.

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Kip&Co team: Splatter Black Kids Gift Bundle

Kip&Co products are available online and at selected retailers. Go to https://kipandco.com.au/

Day 7: Avry James

With empowerment and timelessness underpinning our designs, Avry James is the ideal addition to a wardrobe this festive season. Designed in Melbourne, AVRY JAMES was inspired by founder Melanie’s love for lasting, luxury fashion and classic silhouettes.

“I dreamed of building a brand with a purpose; to help women feel their most beautiful, most authentic and most confident,” says Melanie.

Through creating a collection of timeless garments, AVRY JAMES was born to help serve as the foundation of any wardrobe.

“We focus on quality and premium fabrics to ensure each design can be worn for many years to come, and to minimise our impact on people and our planet.”

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Avry James team: Josie Blazer and Isobel Pant, styled with the Ava Bodice. 

Avry James products are available online. Go to https://www.avryjameslabel.com/

Day 8: Habitania

Habitania is your go-to destination for all things home decor, furnishing, fragrances and gifting.

From contemporary furniture to intricately designed decor, Habitania offers curated collections that appeal to all styles and elevates every corner of your home. Their home fragrances and gifting ranges cover all your bases during this festive period.

“Christmas is truly a magical time to spend with family and friends. Decorating the home becomes the highlight to kick off all the festivities. Habitania covers all your bases from the gifts to the decor.

“Our team is always here to make this chaotic time a magical experience by helping with styling or finding the perfect gift,” Jenny Ye, CEO of Habitania Homewares.

Our top gift idea: Herringbone Collection White French Rose Buds

Habitania is available online and in 14 locations around Australia. Go to www.habitania.com.au/

Day 9: Walls Honey

Nothing could be a sweeter addition to your stockings this festive season than a jar of locally produced, sustainably farmed honey. Wall’s Honey Co is a family run beekeeping business that has been producing small batch honey out of Nemingha, NSW.

“We are committed to environmentally gentle, sustainable and ethical beekeeping practices. Our pure, boutique honey is raw and pure, and bottled and labelled by hand by our family in regional NSW. Our products are all proudly plastic free.”

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Walls Honey team: The Blossom Box

Walls Honey products are available online. Go to www.wallshoneyco.com.au

Day 10: Frankie4

FRANKIE4 is a fashion-forward footwear label created to help all women rise to the occasion, all day, any day.

Designed by women, for women, FRANKIE4 holds true to its podiatrist-founded history, proud Australian heritage, and award-winning engineering that prioritises style and wellness through science.

“We’re supported by over ten years of innovation and evidence-backed research, each pair of FRANKIE4 shoes offers unmatched comfort.”

Backed by over 100,000 five-star reviews, it’s time to experience the difference for yourself—you’ll never look at shoes the same way again.

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Frankie4 team: Harris Camel Suede Heel

Frankie4 products are available online and in store. Go to www.frankie4.com

Day 11: Polka Drops

Want the delicious taste of a summer cocktail, without the sore head tomorrow? We’ve got the perfect product, expertly created by a South Australian husband and wife Emma and Ben.

POLKA is a premium Australian-made non-alcoholic drinks company founded in 2021.

“We are committed to using the highest quality South Australian grapes and native botanicals to create drinks that are equal parts delicious, innovative, sophisticated and memorable.”

Top gift recommendation, as chosen by the Polka Drops team: Polka Ultimate Bundle 

Polka Drops products are available online: https://polkadrops.com.au

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