The 10 Best Christmas presents for teenagers

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From chic satchels to roller skates and more, we've got Christmas wrapped up for the teenagers in your life

1. Mini Cambridge Satchel

These colourful satchels have been much copied, but the originals are the best, and built to last.

£135, cambridgesatchel.com

2. Rookie roller skates

With their 1970s styling, these old-school skates are the coolest way to get around.

£58, urbanoutfitters.co.uk

3. Soprano-size ukulele

Easy to learn, fun to play and also available in pink.

£19.99, argos.co.uk

4. Neon letters

These light-up letters use an old typewriter font – that means double hipster points.

£40 each, urbanoutfitters.co.uk

5. Harry Potter Artifact Box

A neat selection of Potter-related paperwork for the boy wizard’s many older fans.

£26.99, forbiddenplanet.com

6. Instax Mini 25 instant camera and film

Even in the digital age, the buzz of printing instant pictures never gets old.

£79.99, fredaldous.co.uk

7. Cocorose Mayfair folding shoes

These beauties fold up small in a handbag, so party girls don’t have to hobble home in heels.

£45, cocoroselondon.com

8. Happy Jackson Yay Lunch! box

A tasty bit of kit to create relentlessly cheerful lunchtimes.

£5.95, bloomsburystore.com

9. Skull Candy Uprock Headphones

With great sound at a good price, here’s a sleek headset that both sexes will be

£24.99, uk.skullcandy.com

10. Retro slushie beverage station

This smartlooking machine makes delicious frozen drinks.

£49.99, iwoot.com

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