Do you dread going to the major shopping centres at this time of year? The frustrations of driving around the car park, dodging the trolley chaos and the pushing and shoving just to get that perfect gift.

Give the major centres the flick and shop local this Christmas. In and around Breakfast Point you will find an abundance of fantastic, unique boutiques right on your doorstep.

It doesn’t get any easier. Visit these local boutiques and you will be ticking those gifts off the Christmas list in no time!

Lots 4 Tots

Lots for Tots is the place to stop to fill your kids stockings this Christmas. Located in Concord’s main shopping precinct, Lots for Tots has a fantastic array of gear for newborns right through to early teens. Whether it be clothing, toys or accessories, Julie and her kind staff will assist you in picking the right gift for your tiny tot this Christmas.

Image: Lots for Tots children's gifts for Christmas.

Julie says: “We have a range of newborn to size 14 in boys and girls, whether it be leisure clothes, a special occasion, christening gifts, birthday presents – it’s all here!”

“We get stock in three times a week so there’s always something different and there’s always something new.”

Image: gift ideas for a baby boy at Lots 4 Tots.

Lots 4 Tots
Location: 49C Majors Bay Road, Concord 2137
Contact: Julie
Phone: 9739 6362 

Bra Boutique

Bra Boutique is a ladies paradise. So boys if you want to buy something particularly personal for your loved one this Christmas, this is the place. It’s your one stop shop for underwear, swimwear, sleepwear and girls there are some fancy gifts to purchase here for your friends, sisters and all the women on your Christmas gift list.

Plus Bra Boutique are now selling the Kardashian Kollection handbags! Now there’s a gift every girl wants to unwrap this Christmas.

Image: underwear and sleepwear gift ideas for women.

Annette says: “We specialise in fittings so we are trained bra fitters. We stock from a size 8A to a 32K. We also have swimwear, sleepwear, sportswear and we have gifts as well -bags, jewelry and novelty gifts.”

“We have a lot of unusual gifts which are good for Kris Kringle. ”

“We have stirling silver jewelry and we have the Kardashian bags here at the moment.”

Image: Kardashian Kollection handbags in store now.

Bra Boutique 
Location: 29 Majors Bay Road, Concord 2137
Contact: Annette 
Phone: 97659415

Scarlett Lizzie Emporium

Do you love jewelry, handbags and all things modern and fun? Then this is the place to put your wish list in for Christmas. And of course you can knock off some of those gifts too. Co-owners Deidre and Michelle are wonderful ladies and will assist you in selecting the right gift for your loved ones this Christmas.

Thomas Sabo and Spinning Jewelry are top sellers and the only two consistently stocked products at Scarlett Lizzie Emporium. They make for a great gift too! Thomas Sabo and Spinning jewelry are highly affordable and your friends can add to their charm bracelet or create their own style of rings with the unique stacking concept. This local boutique is forever turning over their stock to give you something new and fresh each time you visit.

Plus you can join the Scarlett Lizzie Emporium loyalty program today! When you purchase 10 Thomas Sabo charms you will receive a credit voucher or charm to the value of $77 for FREE. Similarly, when you purchase any six Spinning rings you will receive a credit voucher or Spinning ring to the value of $39 for FREE.

Image: Thomas Sabo jewelry collection in store.

Diedre says: “We only buy one of everything; one colour, one style, one design. Once its stopped we don’t do it again”

“The perfume butler is new for us. You buy the empty little case and you fill it with your own perfume so that you don’t have carry your big glass bottle with you everywhere you go. They are $15 so it’s a great little stocking filler.”

Michelle says: “We need to keep it fresh. It’s about freshness. We have a very strong, loyal customer base that come into see us and they expect to see something new every time they come in.”

“We go to the Melbourne fair (gift fair) in August because it’s the biggest fair. All the new products have come in so it’s all ready for Christmas.”

Image: Scarlett Lizzie Emporium giftware.

Scarlett Lizzie Emporium
Contact: Deidre or Michelle
Location: 12 Cabarita Road, Concord 2137
Phone: 8765 0600

Bella Nicé

Bella Nicé in Concord has everything you need and more. From women’s clothing and accessories to home-wares and décor this is the perfect place to buy a gift for any woman of any age.

You will find yourself mesmorised in and amongst all of the divine pieces at Bella Nicé. From essential oil infused candles and soaps, to exquisite soft furnishings for your home. And of course there is plenty of unusual and tasteful jewelry and clothing for women of all ages. With a wide range of stock and prices you are sure to find a gift at Bella Nicé.

Image: homewares at Bella Nicé in Concord.

Korelle says: “The best seller for us would be the Glass House candles; we do a huge range of those. They have now released four of their top selling candles in a diffuser. They retail for $39.95 and the candles are $36.95. Glasshouse are also doing gift sets for Christmas.”

“Ecoya has come in for someone who wants an all natural candle – soy wax, natural wicks. They retail for about $37.95 and the hand creams are $24.”

“We do a really broad cross-section of Italian soaps and they do really well. They range from about $14.95.”

“We sell lots of photo frames, the home-wares do really well and the soft furnishings, our lamps and furniture.”

Image: homewares and gift ideas at Bella Nice.

Bella Nicé
Location: 87 Majors Bay Road, Concord 2137
Contact: Korelle
Phone: 9743 0074

Breakfast Point Pharmacy

Laila at Breakfast Point Pharmacy also has a small collection of gifts to put under the tree this Christmas.

From newborn gifts, Children’s toys, a variety of hand creams and body lotions, one-off home-wares,and colourful dress jewelry. So next time you are in the Village and need to grab a last minute gift it is worth calling in and checking out the gift section at Breakfast Point Pharmacy.

Image: Breakfast Point Pharmacy gift ideas.

Breakfast Point Pharmacy
Location: 3-13 Orchards Avenue, Breakfast Point NSW 2137
Contact: Laila
Phone: 9743 3705