Alright folks, you have two days to go. That’s one week to prove that doing your Christmas shopping last minute isn’t the dumbest fricken’ idea you ever had. In fact, it’s genius. Because you can get it all done in one place, in under two hours. And because you’re doing your mad dash shopping on Chapel Street, you’ll have time for a cheeky bevy in between.

Let’s cut straight to it, shall we? Here are the Top 5 fail proof buys, for the guys in your life this Christmas.

They’re simple, well made and look ace on anyone. Plus, luggage always comes with the elusive promise of a weekend away sometime soon. If you want to make it a little extra – throw in some travel sized manly beauty products from Black Leopard and you’re sorted.

Mr Simple – 272 Chapel St, Prahran

Or gin, or Vodka or a reaaaally good bottle of vino if that’s what he’s into. A nice bottle of booze is always a good present – just make sure that it isn’t your run of the mill Jack Daniels – there’s nothing special about that. We’re sipping Starward Whiskey & Four Pillars Shiraz right now & you can get your hands on them at Dan’s on Chapel.

282 Chapel St, Prahran

If you know your fella, or old mate well enough, you’ll know what kind of music he’s into. If it’s Harry Styles that he’s blaring out his car window, we can’t help you.  If he’s into a little old school rock, rap, metal or folk, there’s bound to be something in Greville Records that’ll have him swooning.

152 Greville St, Prahran

If he’s anything like the lads of Chapel Street, he’ll have a thing for ink. And if you’re lucky, it’s the good kind of ink that the artists at Chapel Street Tattoo are in the business of creating. While you can’t buy him a stencil, a Chapel Street Tattoo gift voucher is sure to do the trick!

155 Chapel St, Windsor

Sometimes the best gift is the gift of choice. Providence in South Yarra is the best kind of menswear store. They stock quality, known brands that traverse style and fashion preferences. Literally any guy can walk on in and find something that they like. A winner in anyone’s books.

534 Chapel St, South Yarra

I Braved My First Pole Dancing Class at Pole Divas Prahran

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I braved my first Pole Dancing class at Pole Divas Prahran and I was really (dare I say it?) feeling myself. Prepared to feel uncomfortable, thankfully, my awesome older sister was eager (you can see why she’s the oldest) to join me for our first experience with the pole.

Dinner with the Neighbours – Melbourne Bowling Club

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Enjoy a meal at everyone’s favourite neighbour, Melbourne Bowling Club, featuring mulit-award winning Chef Pierre Khodja with an incredible French-Algerian inspired menu.

Local Deals if you Live or Work in Chapel Precinct

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Just when you thought living or working in or near Chapel Precinct couldn’t provide any more perks… Grab your housemates and check out these awesome local deals you can nab just for living or working around these parts.

Winter Warmer Recipes at 670 Chapel

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670 Chapel are serving up some hearty winter warmer recipes to chuck into the slow cooker and polish off on a cold Melbourne night! Give these delicious and easy meals a go and find all your ingredients at 670 Chapel in South Yarra.

A Journey Through Australia’s Seasons with Lucky Penny

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Let Lucky Penny’s talented team of Chef’s take you on a culinary journey through the harsh, gorgeous and delicious seasons of Australia.

Chapel Burger Crawl – The Most Unique Burgers in the Precinct

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We wanted to unearth the precinct’s most memorable and unique burgers for the ultimate Chapel Precinct burger crawl. Warning: salivation guaranteed.

New Kids on the Block – New to Chapel Precinct

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Say ‘hello!’ to the new kids on the block. Here’s what’s new to the Chapel Street Precinct.

Windsor Workshop

Co-Working Spaces in Chapel Precinct

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Looking to break free into the world of freelance, but worried about the cabin fever? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, well, Chapel Precinct does. Throw out that uncomfortable suit or the blister inflicting heels and slip into something comfy. A world where fast WIFI, pool tables and cool as hell creatives reign supreme…