We have 12 days to go before Christmas and I’m pretty sure you’re still not done with all the shopping, specifically for the most special person in your life. Don’t panic, we got you!
I once told my boyfriend that I’d give him an unlimited hugs and kisses voucher as a gift for Christmas. He smiled and kissed my forehead. Of course, this would be enough as a heartfelt present, but sometimes we also like to indulge our partners and give them something that makes life nicer. Agree?
Scroll down as we list luxurious gifts that you can give. Go get em’ and add them under the tree.
Diptyque Baies Large Candle – Indoor and Outdoor Edition
Everyone loves coming home to a great scent, more so if its blackcurrant leaves and roses wafting in the air. Gift your partner with the large five-wick Diptyque Bais candle (P18,500) that can be used both indoor and outdoor. Include their very own snuffer (p1950) and wick trimmer (P1950) for easier candle maintenance. Diptyque. Available at Rustan’s Makati.
The Overnight Escape Package at Qi Wellness Living
With holiday’s busy schedules, sometimes what you need is a short trip out of town to just take a break. Book the Overnight Escape Package (P15,800) at Qi Wellness Living in Tagaytay, it includes the use of their Yin Yang hydrotherapy dipping pools overlooking Taal, a 30-minute foot reflexology, 90-minute Silk signature massage, and an overnight stay in their guest house. You’ll come out relaxed and rejuvenated for the year to come. Qi Wellness Living. For reservations and more information, visit their website.
Mansur Gaviel Mini Mini Patent Leather Bucket Bag
With the rise of the mini bags, Mansur Gaviel’s Mini Mini Bucket Bag in glossy finish will be a great gift for the woman in your life. Its classic design yet fun execution (shall we mention, most-coveted style?) is perfect to lug around for casual night outs or weekend activities. Mansur Gaviel. Available at Net-a-Porter.
TW Steel Maverick MS3 Chronograph
Add to his growing collection of wristwatches by getting him TW Steel’s Maverick MS3 for casual wear. It comes with a black dial and a walnut brown strap that’s easy to wear for every day. And with this, he’ll never be late to pick you up from work or to meet you for dinner. TW Steel. Available at Adora, Greenbelt 5.
Tiffany & Co. Infinity Necklace
Something sparkly is a nice gift to receive this Christmas. Pick something that she can wear on a daily basis like this Tiffany & Co. Infinity necklace with diamonds. Now every time this catches her eye, it’ll remind her of your infinite love. (Yes, we said that.) Tiffany & Co. Available in Rustan’s Makati.
Parker Shaving Essentials
Let prep time be extra luxurious for your man and give him a shaving essentials set form Parker. A proper 22R Double Edge Safety Razor, a badger tip shaving brush (fancy!), and a deluxe stainless steel shave stand is a great start. Parker. Available at Felipe and Sons.
Jo Malone Earl Grey & Cucumber and Nutmeg & Ginger Colognes
Gift her with a cologne set that she can mix and match depending on her mood like Jo Malone’s Earl Grey & Cucumber cologne for something fruity and Nutmeg & Ginger cologne for that spicy complement. The best part is that you’ll always remember her when you take a whiff! Jo Malone. Available at Greenbelt 5.
Tod’s Gommino Suede Driving Shoes
Give his sneakers a break and gift him with suede driving shoes from Tod’s that he can wear on days when he wants to look sharp, but relaxed (aka every day). Tod’s. Available at Greenbelt 4.
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