14 stylish, chic gift ideas for your favourite fashionistas

Gift-shopping is already enough of a challenge, much less finding a present for someone who seems to have impeccable taste and everything they need in their closet.

If you’re planning to surprise a fashionista with something they’ll love this Christmas, but don’t know where to start, no worries. We’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas that you won’t be needing to make a return or exchange for.

Fashionable gifts for Her

1. Baby-G Star Dial Series and MSG-S500G in Earth Tones

Inspired by bright shooting stars, the watches feature a shooting star motif on the watch face and a dazzling Swarovski® crystal accent. Based on the wide-face design of the classic BABY-G model BGA-150, the Star Dial series is shock resistant and has both a digital and analog clock on the watch face.

The Star Dial watches come in three colours – Night Sky Black, Gentle Pastel Pink and Fresh and Clean White.

The Baby-G Star Dial watches retails for S$169 at all G-SHOCK boutiques.

Alternatively, consider this model.

Perfect for the modern woman who wants a watch that blends both fashion and functionality, the watch is fitted with a solar power system for uninterrupted timekeeping throughout the busy work day, and comes in universally flattering colours Deep Navy, Olive Green and Dark Brown.

On top of a classic metal bezel, thin case, flat face and bar hour markers for a clean, sophisticated look, the watch also features a resin band for ultimate comfort and easy care!

The Baby-G MSG-S500G in Earth Tones retails for S$279 at all G-SHOCK boutiques.

2. Gifts Less Ordinary Personalised Envelope Necklace with Bird

Who doesn’t love a wearable, personalised gift? This beautiful envelope locket contains a personalised wooden love letter, along with a small bird attached to a fine chain. Available in two options – gold or rose gold, you can also choose between a chain length of 17-20 inches and customise a message on the wooden love letter for that unique touch.

The rose gold necklace features a 20k rose gold plated bird and envelope locket and 14k rose gold filled chain and clasp, while the gold necklace features a 24k gold plated envelope and 14k gold filled chain and clasp.

The Gifts Less Ordinary Personalised Envelope Necklace with Bird retails for S$97.27 at Gifts Less Ordinary.

3. Chloé Walden Color-block Leather Cardholder

Crafted from color-blocked panels of supple leather in warm tones, doesn’t this cardholder just look so sleek and chic?

Fashionable and functional, ths cardholder is topped with the house’s gold moniker, fitted with four card slots and has a central compartment for folded bills and receipts. It’s slim size also makes it easy to slip it into your clutch or jacket pocket while on-the-go.

The Chloé Walden Color-block Leather Cardholder retails for S$348 at Net-a-porter.

4. Nike Sportswear Woven Jacket

Made from a crinkled, woven fabric, this lightweight pullover features floral panels on the sleeves inspired by popular ’90s sundress prints. With bright and neon accents over dark material all the rage right now, this jacket can be the go-to piece to up your #streetstyle game!

The Nike Sportswear Woven Jacket retails for S$119 on Nike.

5. Danse Lente Lea

This functional and versatile bag can be worn as a crossbody, clutch or simply held by the top handle, how convenient! We can’t go without mentioning the statement knotted handle either – crochet and the loose knot of a rope are blown-up and adapted in leather to form the handle.

The Danse Lente Lea retails for S$793 at FarFetch.

6. Puma RS-2K Trainers

Blending early 21st century aesthetics with funky futuristic flair, these trainers feature a richly textured upper, chunky tooling and a unique silhouette. It’s far from your normal white trainers – the grey and pink accents just go so well together!

Coupled with PUMA’s comfortable cushioning technology and Polyurethane midsole, these trainers tick off all the boxes – fun, fashionable, and comfortable.

The Puma RS-2K Trainers retails for S$189 on PUMA.

7. Pandora Holiday 2020 Charms

Give the gift of holiday magic with Pandora’s new Christmas-themed charms! Classic Christmas themes and characters from childhood are in these charms – namely the Glitter Christmas Tree, Mistletoe Dangle, Isa the Star, and everyone’s favourite Santa and Rudolph the red nose reindeer.

The Pandora Holiday 2020 charms are available at Pandora.

8. adidas Metallic Waist Bag

If you’ve got that one friend who loves to stand out in a crowd and have all eyes on her, this metallic waist bag’s the answer. It’ll also make a great statement piece when worn with monochrome outfits, and come on, who could resist the beautiful shimmer, iridescent finish?

The adidas Metallic Waist Bag retails for S$35 at adidas and JD Sports.

Fashionable gifts for Him

9. ASOS Design Regular Fit Longline Sheer Textured Shirt

Every man has probably got the staple black button down shirt in their closet, but what about one that’s textured and made from sheer chiffon? While this black button down may be unassuming at first sight, you’ll notice the details upon closer look, and how it levels up the whole outfit.

The ASOS Design Regular Fit Longline Sheer Textured Shirt retails for S$51.99 at ASOS.

10. Nike Sportswear Essentials Hip Pack

Forget the usual black and white, and amp up your fit with this seaweed green hip sling bag! Featuring an adjustable strap with a buckle for security and versatile wear, you’ll be surprised at how many knick knacks you can store in there.

The Nike Sportswear Essentials Hip Pack retails for S$49 at Nike.

11. Crudo Ricordi Italian Leather Wrap Bracelet

There’s no doubt that accessorising is one of the best and most subtle ways to pull together your whole look. That being said, accessories don’t have to be flashy or way over-the-top.

This leather wrap bracelet comes in various colours, and can be personalised with any engraving of your choice for that added touch, so it’s the perfect gift for that special someone.

The Crudo Ricordi Italian Leather Wrap Bracelet retails for S$120 at Crudo Leather.

12. Ted Baker Belt Gift Set

This belt in a gift box from Ted Baker is the perfect gift for any suave gent, and includes a choice of two metal buckles to switch things up occasionally! Made with 100% leather and presented in a branded box, any man would love to receive this for Christmas.

The Ted Baker Belt Gift Set retails for S$101.99 at ASOS .

13. Gifts Less Ordinary Personalised Coordinate Cufflinks

Yes, you heard us right. Who would have thought of putting coordinates on a pair of cufflinks? This subtle gift is perfect for any sentimental man – be it a birthplace, where you met, a favourite place, simply let Gifts Less Ordinary know and they’ll set the coordinates on the cufflinks!

The Gifts Less Ordinary Personalised Coordinate Cufflinks retail for S$56.74 at Gifts Less Ordinary.

14. SBTGxRAE Capsule Collection

Still racking your brains trying to think of what to get for that one street art enthusiast? The SBTGxRAE capsule collection centres around a symbolic gesture of popular cult label SBTG handing over a purple rose to virtual personality Rae (@here.is.rae) with a skull within, and the collection consists of a Champion®️ Tee, an Aloha shirt, a pair of socks and a skateboard.

The SBTGxRAE Capsule Collection will be available for pre-order on 5 December at Culture Cartel 2020, exclusively at SBTG.