The 20 best Christmas gifts for teenagers
Whether you have a drama queen or a moody adolescent, treat them this Christmas with one of these great gifts
Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism (NCTJ accredited) from Brunel University. She is interested in current affairs, media and dipping into other areas of journalism.
Sunday 08 December 2013
We love this cotton sweatshirt with its funky office design. It is machine washable and has a fleece backing.
£205, Browns Fashion
See the stars with this portable telescope that you can assemble anywhere. It has a 35mm lens and is suitable for ages 8+.
£25, John Lewis
For the aspiring DJ, this portable turntable will help them to mix it up wherever they go. It has built-in stereo speakers to pump out those sounds.
£125, Urban Outfitters
This fun watch comes in a wide selection of colours and offers a softer touch with its velvet feel.
Add some geek chic to your kitchen this Christmas with this quirky pizza cutter for those all important Star Trek marathons. Slice me up, Scotty.
It's not as disgusting as it sounds, get your hands on this tasty treat of clotted cream fudge from Hoxton Street Monster Supplies.
This fun iPad cover is perfect for any teenager who loves their hoodie and it's a great way to keep their tablet safe.
This quirky gadget is fun, it lets you record your voice and play it back at different speeds. Play about with the different tones - it certainly won't sound like you!
£10, Science Museum Shop
What teenager doesn't like Nando's? The Portuguese chicken fast food restaurant is a staple amongst many, so treat your teen this Christmas.
From £5-£100, Nando’s
This is a great little gift for any Doctor Who fan. We like the Cyberman design and it's perfect for jotting down any ideas.
£10, Science Museum Shop
We love this cute little cat shoulder bag with its appliqué design, it is great for a night out and will make sure you stand out.
Keep it cool with these turquoise sunglasses with their distinctive round lenses.
Add some style to your keys with these gorgeous Steve McQueen skull key ring.
If your teen wants something alternative, this plasma ball is great. It reacts when the glass is touched.
£25, Science Museum Shop
These brogues mix the masculine and feminine with their style and colour. It will also add some sparkle and glamour to any outfit.
Mix high end fashion with kitsch pop art. Take your brand spanking new Louis Vuitton bag and get it customised by Year Zero London.
£3,000, Gift Library
Stylish and practical, these headphones will give a rich sound experience and promise to have no rumbling bass or noise distortion.
£119.95, John Lewis
Get your teen on trend with this beautiful tartan dress, it has a flattering cut and perfect for taking a spin on the dance floor.
£89.50, Jack Wills
This is just the thing for a fun night in, get your friends over and have a sing along.
Created for Lily Allen and Sarah Owen's Lucy in Disguise vintage boutique, this scented candle promises a long-lasting musky aroma of Mediterranean fig leaves.
£16.50, This is Beauty Mart
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- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
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