It’s the time of the year again to start shopping for Christmas. Whether you are buying something for a friend, or just to get something for yourself, the online space offers a wide variety of items you can choose from. To make sure you really benefit from shopping online, please check out my online shopping tips to tide you over this holiday season.

With Christmas just about 6 weeks away, I will post a weekly Christmas Gift Guide to share some great gift ideas I find on the net. Starting off , here are 12 gift ideas below US$250 that you might find useful. They are all available from Mr Porter which offers international shipping around the world. Do make your purchase early to avoid stocks running out and delays due to the heavy Christmas delivery traffic.

Greats Gifts under $250

Marc by Marc Jacobs, Leather Laptop Case – US$160


Paul Smiths, Copper Alloy

Pin Up Cufflinks- US$125

Richard James, Spotted Silk Tie -US$95
Cherchbi,Tweed Wool iPad Case -US$225 Filson, Plaid Wool Field Messenger Bag – US$240 J.Crew, Kingsburg Madras Plaid Shirt – US$73

Converse, Canvas Chuck Taylor Sneakers – US$45

Lock & Co Hatters, Herringbone Harris Tweed Flat Cap – US$140

Folk, Striped Wool Scarf – US$140

Polo Ralph Lauren, Custom Fit Round Collar Cotton Shirt -US$145

Paul Smiths, Stamp Print Wash Bag – US$190

Polo Ralph Lauren,Slim Fit Pique Polo Shirt – US$75