In a well-designed room, technology has the ability to stand out like a sore thumb. For the stylish audiophile in your life, the A2 portable speaker is the perfect present, with crystal clear sound and a sleek design that will blend seamlessly into the existing decor. This lightweight speaker also features a smooth leather carrying strap for the fashionista on the go. A2 portable speaker, Beoplay, $400.
For the friend who likes to read in the bath
If you have a friend that’s a poolside lounger or a bubble bath soaker, chances are they’re wary of bringing their e-reader too close to the water. Gift them with the Aura H20, Kobo’s latest model that not only has two months of battery life per charge, but can also withstand being underwater for 30 minutes with no damage. Kobo Aura H20 e-reader, Best Buy, from $170.
Apple iPhone 6
The must-have gift that every mobile addict is pining for this season, Apple’s new iPhone 6 is bigger, better and thinner than ever before. Load it up with their favourite holiday recipes, music and photography apps for a sweet personalized touch. iPhone 6, Apple, from $749.