Forget frantic last-minute shopping sprees and fruitcake-induced meltdowns. This Christmas, sleigh the gift-giving game with our Christmas gift guide for everyone on your “nice” list.
From the tech-savvy gamer to the stylish fashionista, the adventurous jet-setter to the fitness enthusiast, we’ve got something special to put a smile on every face (and maybe even a tear in their eye).
So grab your eggnog, crank up the carols, and get ready to discover the perfect presents that’ll make this holiday season truly unforgettable. Let’s dive in!
For your favourite colleagues
The Kettle Gourmet Christmas boxes
It can be challenging shopping for Christmas gifts for everyone in the office. If you have no time (or clue!) to shop for every colleague in your team, consider getting treats for the pantry instead!
Consider The Kettle Gourmet, which has rolled out the YUMI Christmas Box and the Popcorn Christmas Box this festive season.
The YUMI Christmas Box (S$26) is delightful bundle that comes in four mini boxes, each filled with 20 mouthwatering cornsticks. Indulge in the irresistible flavours of classic original, scrumptious cheese, and smoky BBQ chicken.
Now, let’s talk about the Popcorn Christmas Box (S$24). It’s a treasure trove of crowd-favourites that will satisfy every craving. From local delicacies like Chilli Crab and Fish Head Curry to timeless classics like Kaya Butter Toast, Chocolate, and Salted Caramel, this box has it all.
Okay, who here can honestly say they’ve never gotten lost in a delightful Pocky crunch? Yeah, thought so. But did you know beyond the iconic chocolate masterpiece, Singapore’s got a hidden stash of Pocky flavors just waiting to be discovered? (Not to mention the mind-blowing selection in Japan!)
Level up your snack game (and gift-giving!) with a DIY Pocky Hamper bursting with these irresistible tastes:
- Chocolate: The OG, the legend, the reason we’re all here. Never underestimate the pure joy of a Pocky stick dipped in smooth, creamy chocolate.
- Strawberry: Tart and tangy, this fruity cousin to the chocolate champ is a perfect pick-me-up.
- Cookies & Cream: Who can resist the rich chocolate coating hiding crunchy cookie bits?
- Milky Matcha: Matcha fans, rejoice! This subtle blend of creamy milk and earthy green tea is a sophisticated twist on a classic.
- Blueberry Yoghurt: Tangy blueberry and sweet yoghurt come together in a flavour explosion that’s both familiar and surprising. Dare to be different!Trust us, your colleagues will be thanking you (and maybe even revealing their deepest Pocky preferences ).
For a fitness enthusiast
Elevate your friend’s well-being this holiday season with the Garmin Venu Sq 2 (S$399, sale price: S$298).
Its remarkable AMOLED display is perfect for escaping the corporate hustle and embracing tranquility.
Your friend will be immersed in soothing melodies during your daily meditations with seamless music streaming, while the heart rate to sleep quality tracking feature ensures their health remains in optimal condition.
If your friend is a serious jogger, consider the Garmin Forerunner 55 (S$309, sale price: S$258) instead.
This stylish and feather-light running watch offers a variety of running modes, making it an ideal companion for the marathon season.
Preparing for a full marathon can be challenging, but fear not! With the assistance of Garmin Coach and an impressive 14-day battery life, the Forerunner 55 brings your friend closer to crossing that finish line.
For an avid gamer
Dell Alienware keyboard and headset
Show your gamer-friend you know how important it is to stay at the top of the game with your Christmas gifts this year.
Upgrade their setup with the Dell Alienware Tenkeyless Gaming Keyboard (from S$239), which offers speed and precision. Its durable build and mechanical key switches also offer a per-key RGB lighting customisation for a more dramatic gaming experience.
Alternatively, consider the Dell Alienware Dual Mode Wireless Gaming Headset (from S$239), which is designed for all-day comfort. This has an impressive battery life, an AI noise-cancelling retractable boom microphone, and a Dolby Atmos 3D audio environment so that your gamer friend can always stay a step ahead of their opponents.
Available at the Dell website.
For that pal who looks good all the time
Jewellery from Curious Creatures
Curious Creatures, the creative powerhouse behind locally crafted jewelry has opened its flagship store at ION Orchard.
Shop for your stylish friend – or bring them along – and enjoy the 495 square feet of retail space that promises an immersive experience for customers.
Discover an array of permanent jewelry options, a concept that gained popularity after its successful launch in Singapore last year. Going beyond traditional jewelry offerings, Curious Creatures is revolutionising the local jewelry scene by introducing a groundbreaking concept: the combination of permanent jewelry and luxury piercing services all under one roof.
As the first-of-its-kind in Singapore, Curious Creatures provides a unique opportunity for customers to not only acquire exquisite fine jewelry but also enhance their personal style through expertly executed piercing services.
The Curious Flagship Shop is located at #B3-37 ION Orchard. You can also shop online.
ANEW Marshmallow Sandals and ANEW Tote Bags from Anothersole
Lunchboxes and reusable straws are great gifts for your stylish eco-conscious friend, but we’re sure he/she already has an arsenal of them.
Consider stylish essentials from Anothersole instead. The homegrown brand produces classic products that can be used repeatedly for a long time.
Their latest addition to their line is the ANEW Marshmallow Sandals (S$79.90) and ANEW Tote Bags (S$110).
With the ANEW Marshmallow Sandals, you can say goodbye to the hassle of dealing with ankle straps. These sandals not only offer a stylish look but also provide unparalleled comfort.
In addition to their fashion-forward design, these sandals are also environmentally conscious. The crossover upper band is ingeniously made from repurposed plastic bottles, ensuring a secure fit for your foot. The cushioned ergonomic sole is crafted using recycled materials, making each step feel like walking on clouds.
With seven captivating colors to choose from, these lightweight sandals are the perfect match for any outfit.
On the other hand, the ANEW Tote Bag is now available in a larger size, by popular demand!
Just like its predecessors, the ANEW Tote Bag is crafted with sustainability in mind. It is spun and woven from 20 recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) bottles, giving them a new lease of life. By choosing this bag, you are not only making a fashion statement but also contributing to the protection of marine life and reducing toxic emissions from plastic incineration.
Gifts from Uniqlo
No holiday wardrobe is complete without a Uniqlo essential! From cosy basics like hoodies and tees to trendy bags and comfy beanies, you’ll find the perfect gift for anyone (including yourself!) at Uniqlo.
And guess what? Christmas shopping just got easier! Uniqlo is your one-stop shop for men, women, and kids, with styles for every taste and budget.
Want to add a personal touch? Head to the UTme! booth at Bugis+ or Orchard Central and design a one-of-a-kind UT T-shirt or tote bag. Plus, Uniqlo’s reusable gift bags are both stylish and eco-friendly, making your holidays merry and bright.
More information here.
For someone who’s in need of self-care
OSIM uCozy V
OSIM has enhanced its renowned V-Hand massage technology to create the compact and portable uCozy V, a gift that we’re sure your exhausted friend will appreciate.
The uCozy V features the signature V-Grip massage technology, derived from the V-Hand massage technology, which provides a comprehensive neck to shoulder massage to alleviate discomfort caused by excessive screen time, prolonged sitting, and poor posture.
With its ergonomic design, the uCozy V snugly envelops the neck and shoulders, while the dual rotation 3D massage rollers move in perfect harmony, delivering a powerful kneading massage that replicates the skilled hand movements of a professional massage therapist, providing deep tissue relief. To enhance relaxation, the uCozy V also emits a soothing warmth function that promotes circulation and eases muscle aches.
In addition to its portability, the uCozy V comes with a strap that can be easily attached to most office chairs, single seater chairs, and car headrests, offering versatility in its usage. Beyond neck and shoulder massages, the uCozy V can also provide quick and effective relief for other body aches, including the back, thighs, and calves.
The uCozy V is available with optional protective covers in two delightful colours – Blue, inspired by the beauty of sunrise, and Pink, inspired by the serenity of sunset.
LUSH’s Christmas collection
Surprise your friend with a new addition to the Snow Fairy range from LUSH. There are three to choose from: Bath Bomb (S$18), Shower Jelly (S$25), and Body Scrub (S$25).
Otherwise, pamper them with the limited-pieces-only Christmas Buds Advent Calendar (S$399) or the A Wish Come True gift set (S$249) that features 12 enchanting Snow Fairy-scented bath, body, shower, and fragrance products.
For the friend who loves a tipple or two
Glenglassaugh 12 Year Old Single Malt
Whisky-lovers may know Glenglassaugh and the remarkable story behind it: it remained dormant and hidden in the untamed north-east of Scotland for more than twenty years, until the Glenglassaugh Distillery was revived in 2008. Today, this renowned coastal spirit from the Highlands ushers in a new era, showcasing a revitalised collection and a fresh artistic vision that perfectly complements Singapore’s tropical climate and the whisky’s coastal origins.
At the core of this transformation lies the flagship 12 Year Old Single Malt, which embodies Glenglassaugh’s distinctive coastal character. This release signifies a momentous milestone, reflecting the distillery’s rich heritage and its profound connection with the sea. Drawing inspiration from the undulating sand tides of Sandend Bay, the new design elements incorporate shades reminiscent of sea glass, capturing the very essence of the coastal environment.
Your whisky-loving friend will certainly appreciate the thought put into this gift and the story behind it.
Ozeki Yuzu Umeshu
For a light and refreshing alcoholic beverage, consder the Ozeki Yuzu Umeshu.
It offers a delightful, zesty taste of the yuzu fruit, complemented by the luscious, velvety sweetness of the fully-ripened Kishu Nanko plums.
With its vibrant explosion of fruity flavours, this beverage is best savoured when chilled to perfection, ensuring an unparalleled enjoyment.
Priced at S$42.50, available on Shopee.
For that jet-setting friend
RIMOWA Distinct Cabin
In line with the Maison’s commitment to constant innovation, the latest RIMOWA collection of luggage showcases a groundbreaking production process that incorporates the use of leather.
The new RIMOWA Distinct suitcases are meticulously crafted using a precise leather wrapping technique, resulting in a sophisticated design that maintains its shape and showcases RIMOWA’s iconic grooves. These exquisite suitcases will be available in two versatile colours, Black and Navy.
To ensure utmost durability, the new range boasts aluminum corners and a logo badge, along with protective bumpers on the rear shell. The sleek combination of leather and aluminum is beautifully complemented by silver rivets, a metallic zipper, and zipper puller, creating a striking contrast against the matte exterior and exuding an industrial aesthetic.
RIMOWA’s commitment to functional luxury is evident in every aspect of the Distinct range. The interior is thoughtfully designed, featuring a black lining adorned with RIMOWA’s monogram in jacquard. On one side, you’ll find RIMOWA’s flex divider, complete with leather trimmings, to compress your belongings. On the other side, there is a zipped compartment and a gusseted flap pocket for additional organization.
As with all RIMOWA suitcases, every detail has been meticulously considered. The suitcase offers a range of sophisticated functionalities, including RIMOWA’s stage-free telescopic handle, comfortable leather grabbing handles, and the pioneering RIMOWA Multiwheel® System, which ensures stable and effortless steering with its ball-bearing mounted wheels and cushioned axles. Additionally, the suitcase features a colour-matched leather luggage tag that can be personalized to add a touch of individuality.
Priced at S$4,590, available at all RIMOWA stores and online.
Canon PowerShot V10
Does your jet-setting friend enjoy capturing snippets of their travels for their social media feed? The PowerShot V10 is a game-changer in the world of content creation.
With Canon’s exceptional imaging capabilities and unmatched portability, this camera is a must-have for all content creators. It has been specifically designed for smartphone natives, offering a sleek and video-centric experience.
Whether you’re a travel vlogger, a budding cinematographer, or someone who loves livestreaming on-location, the PowerShot V10 is the perfect companion for capturing life’s moments with clarity and creativity. It’s not just a camera; it’s a compact tool that brings together Canon’s imaging excellence and a user-friendly design. This makes it an ideal gift for creators who appreciate quality, convenience, and innovation.
Promotional price of S$599 plus a free 64GB MicroSD card for purchases by 31 December.