Ah, the holidays. Everyone’s most anticipated season is here and it’s time to look for presents! Searching for the perfect Christmas gift can be annoying (and sometimes stressful), especially if you have a huge family that requires the same amount of L-O-V-E from you. Fret not, because we have some gift ideas that might help:
For The Madre (Mom)
1. Marc Jacobs, Lipstick Jungle Le Marc Lip Crème Vault – RM1,100
If Marc wants to celebrate yuletide season with sleek, sexy safari prints, then so will we! The revolutionary 10-hour long-wear lipstick that covers your lips in creamy, vibrant pigment, comes in 13 rich shades which are lined up in a glamorous leopard print clutch with a chic tassel.
2. Burberry, The Large Reversible Doodle Tote – RM4,395
Here’s a quick way to become your mom’s favourite person of the day. Gift her with this reversible Burberry canvas tote bag, which is animated with a doodle print of clouds and rainbows reflecting the often unpredictable British weather. I mean, who wouldn’t love this? You can even turn it inside out to reveal the brand’s signature large-scale check.
3. Dolce & Gabbana, DG2179 Sunglasses – RM916
Make your mom feel young again with this iconic pair of sunnies. We’re positive that she would love to add the luxurious sunglasses to her accessories collection. After all, it is Dolce & Gabbana, and the metal frames are made out of Monel which can be corrosion resistant, strong and easily adjusted.
4. Dior Prestige La Micro Huile de Rose – RM890
Housed in a display-worthy elegant glass bottle with a neo-classical styled cap, your mom will certainly love this pre-serum by Dior. It is also imbued with the most exquisite yet light rose fragrance, and I’m guessing even those with sensitivities would find no fault here.
For The Dad
1. Philips Multigroomer Series 7730 – RM359
Dubbed as the perfect men’s styling tool for a clean, consistent cut from top to toe, the Philips Multigroom Series 7730 is equipped with DualCut blades which are designed to sharpen themselves when brushing against each other. This premium all-in-one trimmer comes with 16 different tools, including nine combs for trimming hair on the face, head and body.
2. Bell & Ross, BR-X1 Tourbillon White Hawk – RM74,606
This watch uses grade 5 titanium cases which are covered with a white matte ceramic belt, showcasing colours that depict those found in the most beautiful private jets. An automatic chronograph movement is visible through the sapphire dial, while the round dial enclosed in a squared box was usually found in military jet fighters.
3. Royal Selangor, Steamline Hip Flask – RM280
Inspired by the luxurious and vibrant aesthetic of the 1920s, this geometric patterned whisky flask looks like it belongs in a modern-medieval era. Made with pewter, the sleek and stylish hip flask makes a perfect gift for your dad. It can also be used as a display, just in case he doesn’t drink that much 😉
4. Fossil, Axel Large Coin Pocket Bifold and Keyfob – RM349
Set your dad’s style in check with Fossil’s leather bifold wallet, which boasts an embossed vintage-inspired airplane and matching leather keyfob.
For The Sister
1. Fenty Beauty, Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in Trophy Wife – RM145
Rihanna’s emblematic Trophy Wife is, without a doubt, the most sought-after highlighter of 2017. With a dose of skin-glorifying colour, this highlighter was made to reflect your sister’s inner glow with the insanely supercharged 3D hyper-metallic gold shade. What’s more, it’s also designed to match all skin tones.
2. Dr. Jart+, Drink Drop Potion Skin Care Set – RM152
From start to finish, this comprehensive travel-sized set is able to quench even the thirstiest skin, perfect for the unpredictable weather in Malaysia. The ultra-hydrating and refreshing skincare set consists of Dr. Jart. Lightweight Ceramidin Cream, Premium Beauty Balm, Water Drop Hydrating Moisturizer and Dermaclear Micro Foam (50ml).
3. Maj & Rue, Christmas Gift Set – RM400
Show your sister how much you love her with this truly sensational gift set by new local brand — Maj & Rue — which features a handmade Chanel logo created entirely in Silver as well as one-of-a-kind Swati bath pearls and bath oil that can only be found in Japan. Additionally, you can also purchase the brand’s lovely trinket which comes in gold and silver for only RM65. This will be a great Christmas surprise!
4. Crabtree & Evelyn, Christmas Bauble Trilogy – RM128
This trio of glimmering shower baubles is filled with indulgent body wash to refresh your spirits. Choose from the fragrant bubbles of Rosewater & Pink Peppercorn, the conditioning goodness of Pomegranate & Argan Oil or the festive notes of White Cardamom. These cute baubles can also be used to decorate your sister’s lovely room (or the Christmas tree).
For The Bro
1. Pestle & Mortar Clothing, Third Base Denim Chore Jacket – RM250
This engineered utilitarian denim jacket is designed for getting hands dirty while looking good with seamless details — perfect for brothers who work in muddy or dusty areas. What’s more, the outerwear features contrast stitching and brass buttons, custom inner lining as well as denim which has been brought all the way from Japan.
2. TUMI x Russel Westbrook, International Expandable Carry On – RM4,400
Trust us, gifting your brother TUMI’s red camouflage luggage will make you an instant superstar on Christmas day. The expandable carry-on which incorporates innovative design and bold colourway is perfect for your brother’s adventures and journeys ahead — unless you want to cop one for yourself instead.
3. SEVENFRIDAY, P3/07 KUKA III – RM5,586
This timepiece boasts six layers of orange — a pop colour which can brighten any look — and gunmetal discs, adorned with black assembly line and the SEVENFRIDAY logo stamped on the inside. With robotic precision, the four discs work in automatic movement to indicate the hour, minutes, seconds and meridiem.
4. Timberland Men’s Euro Hiker Water Resisant Jacquard Boots – RM559
Designed to match a flexible lifestyle, Timberland’s Euro Hikers is equipped with super-lightweight synthetic uppers and SensorFlex™ outsole technology for a smooth ride throughout the day. On top of that, the shoes are ultra-breathable and it won’t break down or lose its ability to reduce shock.