A Not-So Random Gift List For Some of The Most Special People In Your Life
From foodie friends to broke-ass siblings
All S/he Wants For Christmas Is Food
For the food lover in your life, a list of eats and treats s/he will surely appreciate
By Nicole Blanco Ramos
Cookie box from the Mess Hall at Moplex, Makati
Let him or her experience the art of tea gastronomy via TWG’s anniversary menu; we recommend the duck and foie gras
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TWG’s Anniversary Menu is available from November 14 to 25, 2018 at all TWG Tea Salons and Boutiques.
Here’s to The Picky Gamer In Your Life
Elevate the gaming experience with his/her gift of choice
By Adie Pieraz
New holiday-appropriate shirts for staying in or going out, Old Navy
Playstation Gift Card, prices vary
Their one priority: comfort, Uniqlo Pajamas, P1,490
For gaming on-the-go, Nintendo 3DS, P10,000-P12,300
A merry take on the classic, 2750-Cotu Classic, Superga, P2,250
A powerful phone for gaming, photos and the everyday, Honor 8x, P12,990
Presents for Your Artsy-Fartsy BFF
Gift ideas for your creative, workaholic best friend (whose career you might not fully understand, but fully support anyway!)
By Cessi Trenas
Clean Matte pressed powder, Covergirl—for a beautiful canvas that’s cruelty-free, too
Rounded square catch-all, Nooke, P790
Something fresh and citrusy, for days when she needs a boost, Solinotes Paris, P695
Vyara square-toed heels, Munimuni, P2,050
Gel Polish in Pampered, Happy Skin x Posh Nails Express, P299
Consume Zine, P400
Covergirl is available in leading department stores, Zalora, Beauty MNL and Watsons.com.ph.
Solinotes Paris is available in all Rustan’s Department Stores, leading SM Department Stores and Rockwell Perfumerie.
Them Broke Ass Sisters
Because despite their countless “ate pautang,” you still love ‘em
By Alex Lara
Amazone Hobo bag XS, Longchamp, $480 (approx. P10,800)
Starbucks Card, P300
Something fun to keep sis in a cheery mood, Cocktail Shower Gel in Pina Colada, P495
Monogram Phone Card Pocket, Tory Burch, $48 (approx. P2,500)
Cropped top with applique, Moschino x H&M, P7,990
Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette (Limited Edition), Fenty Beauty, P2,900
Cocktail Shower Gel also comes in Cosmopolitan and Mojito. Available in all Beauty Bar outlets.
To Your Ride or Die Biker Kuya
For that perfect ride
By Jordan Nathaniel Tan
Black waterproof motorcycle jacket, Wicked Stock, $79.49 (approx. P4,195)
Mr Perfect soap, Mr Beards, P365.16
GoPro Hero 7, P24,690
Wayfarers, Ray-ban Ferrari collection, P14,990
High cut sneakers, Vans x Space Voyager, $110 (approx. P5,800)
Mr. Beards is available in all Beauty Bar outlets.
Presents for your significant other with a serious fitness obsession. Show your full support, even though you still don’t get the health and fitness jargons they use
By Sarah Santiago
White pocketable parka, Uniqlo, P1,490
Help keep that same energy post-workout, Naturally European Ginger and Lime Travel Collection, P795
Ultimate Climalite Long Tights, Adidas, P2,800
Fitbit Charge 2, P8,490
Naturally European is available in all Beauty Bar outlets.
Still not sure what to get? Keep it practical and ask loved ones what gift they’d actually prefer. Whatever you decide, always remember that it’s not the price tag, but the thought that counts. Happy Christmas!
Compiled by Sarah Santiago
Illustrations and art Alexandra Lara