How to avoid 'Gift Face' this Christmas (WATCH)

Nov 10, 2015 at 12:04 p.m. ET
Image: Harvey Nichols

When they're not making us cry, Christmas adverts can remind us of the harsh realities of a family Christmas.

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Such as that inevitable moment when you unwrap a present for which there really are no words. For which the only possible response is… Gift Face.

Harvey Nichols has nailed it this year with its comical festive campaign, preparing us for those embarrassing #GiftFace moments. So, if you're fed up of crying at the new John Lewis Christmas advert and desperate for some light relief from our retail giants, check this out: 

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Whether you're ready to embrace Christmas or not, the festive ads just keep on coming, from the controversial PayPal advert suggesting Santa isn't real to Burberry's awesome Billy Elliot-inspired, celebrity-packed Christmas campaign. Opinion is divided over which one is the best but you have to take your (woolly) hat off to Havery Nics. If only because it's reminded you of that horrendous jumper your granny bought you one year.

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