Christmas gifts for her
Christmas seems to approach quicker every year and many will be scouring the shops and online to find ‘Christmas gifts for her’.
Some of the men will leave Christmas shopping to the last minute.
It’s not usually something on their top list of priorities.
Either that or they don’t ‘see’ Christmas fast approaching like women do.
Women are definitely the more organized out of the two.
Christmas Eve will see many men dashing about the shops.
None of them really knowing what it is they are looking for.
They’re either forgotten what their partner has asked for or they’re hoping that any gift ideas will jump out at them in the store.
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This leads to more and more people shopping online in general.
Whether it’s for gifts or everyday items, there are still some that like to browse the shops, especially at Christmas time.
There is a wonderful atmosphere in the run up to the festive season.
Lights, decorations, beautiful Christmas trees and a true sense of buzzing.
Everyone gathers together and the tills are heard ringing when we walk past every shop.
Big department stores are always popular at Christmas.
The place where we can park the car for the day or catch a train and have every shop we’ll ever need right in front of us.
These shops were more often than not the most expensive ones.
It was the atmosphere around that seemed to ‘blanket’ the cost of what was going to be an expensive shop.
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Gift wrapping service
The queues were often extended right outside the door as people were seen queuing up for their ‘perfect’ gift.
Gift wrapping was sometimes offered, depending on the purchase and what store you were in.
This in turn, took longer to purchase items as customers are left waiting for the gift wrap service to complete.
The wonderful scene staring Rowen Atkinson in Love actually,showing just how to wrap presents with elegance.
An iconic moment in a very Christmasy film.
Time seems to be something that Christmas shoppers don’t seem to have much of when it comes to shopping for gifts.
There’s a sense of urgently, especially for men, when they realize that time is running out as the special day approaches.
They daren’t return to the car without buying at least one present and getting it gift wrapped in store will save them time.