The silly season is almost upon us. If you’ve left your gift purchasing until the last minute...

Don’t despair, a visit to our region will have you sorted when it comes to finding the ideal gift.

Avoid the Christmas crowds and take a leisurely wander through one of the many boutique stores that can be found within the charming towns of our region.

We chat to one of our local retailers, Claire Miller from women’s fashion boutique, Camilla on Piper in Kyneton, to get the low down on what local shops you need to add to your must-visit list this silly season.

Claire’s Christmas shopping hit list

Gifts for the stylish mum or dad

The Woolshed on Piper Street is my go to for beautiful, lasting fashion and homewares. You can choose from the natural fibres of Alpaca, merino, cashmere, possum, linen and silk. They also have a gorgeous collection of accessories and homewares.
2/14 Piper Street, Kyneton

Gifts for art lovers

For that one of a kind art piece, Cusack & Cusack Gallery, housed in what was Kyneton’s original bakery along historic Piper Street, accommodates multiple creative initiatives and shows a diverse range of critically acclaimed artists from around Australia, along with some spectacular local talent too.
31 Piper Street, Kyneton

Gifts for the ethically minded

Pick something up for the kids, parents or grandparents at Woodend General. At this carefully curated lifestyle store along Woodend’s main strip, the focus is on high quality, functional and ethically made goods for the home, garden and family.
100 High Street, Woodend

Gifts for kids

A couple of doors along from Woodend General, you’ll find Karasmatic Kids. This family run toy store is filled with fun, imaginative and quality toys. Make sure you leave the kids at home, they’ll never want to leave this place.
96a High Street, Woodend

Gifts for For the discerning shopper

Discover a considered collection of clothing, grooming products, fine fragrances and accessories at Buster McGee. Based in Daylesford, this is your go to shop for spoiling (and surprising!) the discerning people in your life this Christmas.
10-12 Howe Street, Daylesford

Gifts that have been pre-loved

For those wanting to shop sustainably this Christmas, Daylesford’s Amazing Mill Markets offer an absolute treasure trove of used goods. Choose from quality vintage clothes, vintage furniture, collectables, antiques, memorabilia, home decor, art, books and more.
105 Central Springs Road, Daylesford

Gifts to treat yourself

After all this shopping, it’s only fair that you treat yourself to that perfect Christmas outfit. At Camilla on Piper, we offer an incredible collection of bright and contemporary women’s fashion, shoes and accessories. We’ll have your festive season outfit sorted in no time.
1/15A Piper St, Kyneton

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Madeleine is the PR manager at Daylesford Macedon Tourism and the editor of Daylesford Macedon Life magazine. A Woodend local, she loves getting out and about meeting with tourism operators and helping to spread the word about the many amazing things to do in the region. On the weekends, Madeleine can be found exploring the region with her three young kids in tow.