Christmas 2014: 13 best gifts for teenagers

Put a smile on the face of even the hardest to please teen with Kate Wills' pick of gifts

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Think your teen is impossible to buy for? From selfie sticks to personalised Nutella, we've got the Christmas presents to sort it.

1. ‘You’re Awesome’ Journal: £8, asos.com

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Who better than Bill Murray to inspire writing in a diary every day?

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2. Crosley x Pendleton Portable Basket Turntable in Aztec Print: £200, urbanoutfitters.com

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Crosley, the historic turntable producer, has teamed up with textile company Pendleton for this record player in a box. Portable cool points.

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3. Moschino Fries iPhone 5 Case: £45, selfridges.com

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You want fries with that? The only phone cover with fash-pack approval.

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4. Penny Skateboard: £105, gift-library.com

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Light enough to strap to a backpack, the Penny is the coolest thing on neon green wheels.

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5. Fjällräven Kanken Rucksack: £45, selfridges.com

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This foxy rucksack has been around for 52 years, and its geek-chic cult status is only growing.

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6. Boy London Beanie: £35, selfridges.com

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Not just for “Boys” – channel Cara Delevingne in this staple beanie.

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7. The Nixtape by Nick Grimshaw: £10.40, amazon.co.uk

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The only person who can get them out of bed in the morning has made a compilation of his favourite tracks.

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8. Personalised Nutella: £3.99, selfridges.com

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If it’s got your name on it, does it mean that you can eat the whole jar?

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9. Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest: £9.99, amazon.co.uk

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The new collection from rapper-slash-performance poet Kate Tempest.

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10. Limited Edition Rachel Roy Lipbalm Trio for EOS: £19.00, selfridges.com

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Miley Cyrus is a big fan of this super silky lipbalm. Free of parabens, it’s 95% organic too.

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11. Selfie Stick: £7.99, menkind.co.uk

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There’ll be no more wayward arms ruining those all-important selfies with this nifty device.

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12. Bubbleology Gift Box: £29.95, harveynichols.com

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The Bubble Tea trend is about to go massive. Beat the queues by making your own.

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13. Ban.do Back Me Up Mobile Charger: £25, gift-library.com

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Sick of hearing “my phone died”? This clever little number tops your battery up wherever you are.

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