We are just 5 days to Christmas! Just about time to start panicking about all the Christmas shopping you have not done oops. If last minute festive shopping is an annual ritual for you, we’ve got you covered this time. Specially curated for the leading women in your life, this Christmas gift guide has all the ideas you need for indulging your best girl tribe!

1. Lee Hwa Jewellery Destinée Carol Earrings (S$2,388) And Destinée Crisiant Dew Necklace (S$1,748)

For: Yourself

Amidst checking off the wish list of everyone else, don’t forget to indulge in yourself this Christmas! For the ultimate gift of Christmas sparkle, lavish in these delicate pieces from Lee Hwa Jewellery. While the snowflake-inspired pendants offer subtle white Christmas vibes, the elegant motif is equally wearable all year round. For an enviable twinkle that puts the bright in merry, we can’t think of a more precious gift for your invaluable self. (Psst! Don’t miss the decadent sales treats at Lee Hwa Jewellery this festive season! Receive a free travel jewellery pouch (worth S$59) with a min. S$800 spent. Spend a min. of  S$1,500 to receive a free travel jewellery pouch (worth S$89). 

2. Thann Radiance Booster Christmas Coffret (S$195)

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For: Your mum

Comes with: Thann Facial Serum 30ml, Thann Rice Extract Moisturising Cream 80g, Thann Hydrating Emulsion 10g

Featuring a line-up of Thann’s best radiance-boosting and youth-preserving wonders, this festive coffret is everything you need for keeping hydrated, supple and glowing skin. It’s perfect for the one who’s always showing up for you more than herself, in spite of everything. With powerful key ingredients like Centella Asiatica (Facial Serum), Organic Evening Primrose Oil (Rice Extract Moisturising Cream) and Myrothamnus extract (Hydrating Emulsion), these essentials will protect and nourish her skin while preventing premature aging. Nothing says “take care, I love you!” as well.  

3. Havaianas Slim Sparkle (S$55)

For: Your sister

Bling it up the most functional and versatile way. For glitter that will look good over Christmas, New Year and the whole of 2020, the Havaianas Slim Sparkles are a go-to! It’s no news that slippers are wardrobe essentials in Singapore and these twinkling beauties will keep her comfortable, with a hint of glam to stand-out. The best part? The Slim Sparkles are available in two ultra-wearable shades of black of beige, so you can get matchy with your own pair too. (Psst! Try on the stunning Slim Sparkles and discover more at Havaianas’s new flagship store! Now open at Takashimaya S.C. B1-45.)    

4. Kat Von D Lolita Por Vida Eyeshadow Palette (S$49.50)

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For: Your beauty-obsessed best friend

Remember when Kat Von D first dropped its iconic burnt rose shade ‘Lolita’ and everyone jumped on the bandwagon? If your best pal couldn’t get enough of the classic ‘Lolita’ lippie then, she will fall head over heels with the Lolita Por Vida Eyeshadow Palette. We guarantee. Featuring warm, neutral mattes to shimmers, buttery metallics and super glitters (blinding!), this versatile palette will be a holiday glam and 2020 staple. The same vegan, cruelty-free formula, same incredible pigment, same universally flattering undertones but now in 18 romantic shades. Irresistible!  

5. Tiffany & Love Eau De Parfum For Her (S$135)

For: Your partner/a special someone 

Tiffany & Love For Her is a tender, floral woody concoction that opens with bright, sparkling notes of blue basil and grapefruit. At its heart is luscious neroli and blue sequoia, held down by a warm aromatic base of vetiver, as well as cedarwood. Romance the light of your Christmas with this tribute to modern love, that will wear bright, delicate and elegant through the seasons. (Psst! If you like, pair your scents with Tiffany & Love Eau De Parfum For Him, the more masculine counterpart.) 

6. Starbucks Christmas 2020 Drink Ware

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For: Your work buddy

Pictured: Owl Hour 13oz. Flask (S$36.90), Globe 12oz. Ceramic Cup (S$34.90), Polar Bear 12oz. Mug (S$24.90). Find the full collection here

It’s the holiday and work essentials in one: good coffee, sturdy, durable drink ware and season’s greetings! Starbucks’ Christmas collection is a Christmas classic in itself and quite indispensable for cosy, holiday vibes from the office to home. These drink ware make superbly festive but ultra-functional gifts, perfect for the work buddy who got you through 2019. We also can’t get enough of the charming seasonal prints — what a way to add some bright and merry cheer to any desk.

It’s the time of the year again! The jolly season is finally upon us, stay tuned for our line-up of festive articles for all your Christmas needs, wants and vibes. Stay merry!

Take care,
Melisa

 

Melisa Goh

Melisa Goh

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