Christmas is just around the corner and we know you’ve left your gift-buying to the last minute! Fear not, we have compiled a list of our favourite brands in Nairobi, just to make it a little easier for you!


Gucci Bloom Perfume for Her: @madorakenya

A beautiful garden – Blossoming like a thriving garden, Gucci Bloom’s notes include Tuberose absolute, Jasmine bud extract and Rangoon Creeper, a flower that changes from white to red when it blooms.

This scent captures the spirit of the contemporary, diverse, and authentic women of Gucci.



Jimmy Choo Intense Gift Set for Him: @madorakenya

The classy Jimmy Choo Intense has a seductive, masculine aroma that brings out confidence and the daring side of you. It offers an unmatched freshness. This exotic perfume for men creates an inimitable style statement and captures the attention of everyone around you. Bold, luxurious and tantalizing, this Jimmy Choo fragrance makes a perfect addition to any Man’s wardrobe this festive season.



Ignite Gym Membership @ignitefitnesske

Everyone always has a New Year’s resolution to stay fit and join the gym. Why not treat your family and friends to a gym membership at Nairobi’s biggest fitness centre. The 30,000 square feet gym has over 40 treadmills, 41 spin bikes 42 rowers and assault bikes to mention a few. They offer 75-100+ per day- 25x that of the average club in Nairobi.


Kaya Spa Gift Voucher @tribehotel

This is the perfect gift to pamper someone and treat them to a few revitalising treatments. The spa reflects the mysticism of the enchanted Kaya forests, leaving you with a feeling of tranquility. This gift is suitable for both men and women, couples and a friends group. End your year feeling relaxed and prepared for the exciting new year ahead.


Spa Products from Divine @dvineskinecare

Beautiful skin starts with Divine skin care products. They have amazing products like body oils, body scrubs, body butter, body mist, body lotion, shower gel, amongst others. Grab a few of these products and make a little gift hamper. And the best part is, they stand against animal testing.




Dinner and Drinks at Mercado Mexican Bar & Kitchen @mercadonairobi

Treat your family and friends to some authentic Kenyan, Mexican food. Start your night off with the delicious home-made Lychee Sangria, paired with the Shrimp Tostadas or Halloumi Fries. Make sure to order the “surprise me” cocktails from Alejandro, the bartender. He will not disappoint! Some of our other fave-must try dishes are the Mushroom Ajillo, Pulled Pork Burritos and the Fish Bonito. You cannot leave without having the Chocolate Tequila Tart.



Luxury Jewellery from Onyx Jewellers @onyx_jewellers

If you are unsure of what kind of jewellry to gift, remember that personalised jewelry always makes a thoughtful gift. Customised jewellry is not only stylish, but also timeless. It is a memorable gift people can treasure for years to come. The Onyx Jewellers is renowned for its dedication to creating exquisite and delicately designed pieces of jewellery that would suit any occasion and regularly commission important pieces of fine jewellery that today serve as a continued testament to the company’s commitment to aesthetic designs, expert craftsmanship and attention to detail.


Personalised chairs/ furniture from Love Artisan @loveartisan

This holiday season, celebrate in true luxury style and get the perfect gift for everyone on your list. It is those thoughtful special presents that mean the most. Discover the perfect christmas  gift from Love Artisan’s limited edition pieces. Love Artisan harnesses Kenya’s artisan potential to create beautiful furniture & lifestyle pieces, while promoting sustainable livelihoods.




Brunch and Freakshakes at Urban Eatery @urbaneaterynbo

We have the perfect gift idea for your friends and family, to brighten up their Christmas. Urban Eatery has a beautiful ambience, and a lovely outdoor sitting area – perfect for this Kenyan summer. Your family and friends can get their freak on with Urban’s scrumptious freakshakes and amazing brunch.




100% Beeswax candles from Nyuki Bee Tanzania @nyukibeetz

These 100% hand-made beeswax candles will have you feeling merry, from the moment you get home. Even before all your Christmas decorating is done, you can get your home in the holiday spirit with these beautiful candles.



Customised stationery by Canvas Media @canvasmedia:

Stationery geeks will love our personalised stationery gifts for Christmas. From personalised notebooks, to stylish to to-do-lists, and more. Bring a Christmas cheer to peoples faces with these personalised gifts.

So now there’s absolutely no excuse! We hope this helped spark some inspiration. If you have other favourite brands do comment below and we’ll let our readers know. Team Canvas wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!