The 25th of December is again fast approaching – which is exciting and quite scary. It’s the perfect time of the year to surprise the people closest to your heart with unforgettable presents. However, deciding whether to give or not isn’t the issue, it’s what to give. It’s one of the most confusing and puzzling things to experience.
Deciding on what gift to buy takes a lot of time. If you overthink, the next thing you’ll know, Christmas is tomorrow. Surely you don’t want that to happen, right?
And that’s the reason why you’re here looking over our top picks of the finest gifts you can buy to shower happiness over your kids, wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, friend, or whoever that someone dear to you is.
1. 1. Longchamp Neo Series 1512
Bags are one of those things a woman can’t seem to live without – your mom is no exception. It’s useful, fashionable, and valuable. That’s why our first product that we think is a perfect Christmas gift for your mom is this Longchamp Neo Series 1512 shoulder bag.
It’s more of an everyday bag that can be used for just about everything. The bag is made out of high-quality water-resistant nylon and polyamide canvas. So not only is it robust, but it’s also modernly stylish and glossy. The overall design looks modern and sassy, quite a unique combination. You can choose up to seven colors, allowing you to pick which one your precious mom likes best, too.
This gift could make any mother feel young again. It’s also affordable, so you don’t have to break the bank to see her happy with your present. And if you think your mom deserves more, you can buy the bag and put another gift in it.
2. 2. Coach New York Leather Wallet
Fathers are often the breadwinner of the family; they provide everything without saving any for themselves. And that’s why, if you’ve noticed, most working dads use worn-out or very old wallets. This Christmas is the perfect time to replace that with a stylish, sturdy, but reasonably priced Coach New York Leather Wallet.
The wallet is, in a word, classic. It’s made out of premium calf leather with an elegantly branded label on its front. What makes it unique though is its interior ID or card extension, which is pretty unusual for a bi-fold wallet. Your dad can place a number of cards without damaging any of them due to the adequate space.
This wallet will make any man happy. It’s genuine and classy. Here’s a creative tip – If you’re going to buy the bag above for your mom, you can put this inside it. Not only will you save on buying gift wrappers, but you can write “To the best parents in the world,” too.
3. 3. Sony WH-CH400 Wireless Headphones
Now, we can’t forget our siblings, right? Especially our brothers, older or younger, they’re always there for us when times are tough. This Christmas, why not give them something that’ll help them with their activities. Whether they’re studying, working, or exercising, the Sony WH-CH400 Wireless Headphones is just the thing.
The WH-CH400 is reasonably cheap. And for just around SGD 70.00, you get a play time of around 20 hours, it has a sleek design, and a decent sound quality. It’s surprisingly durable and only requires a two-hour charge time.
Plus, since it is wireless, your bro will be happy with ditching all the tangle problems a regular earphone has. It has Bluetooth connectivity and pairs up with any device quickly. Although it’s not the best kind of wireless headphone in the market, it has all the basic functions. Overall, it’s a fantastic product that anyone will enjoy having.
4. 4. Professional Makeup Bag
Now that you’ve got something for your brother, it’s your sister’s turn. No matter what age, girls will be girls, and makeup is something they’ll always want. Most girls buy cosmetic products without anything to store them neatly. How about giving them something that’ll help with the chaos?
The best present for your sister, no matter what age, is this Professional Makeup Bag. It’s waterproof, long-lasting, and convenient to open and clean – in and out. It comes with a lot of compartments, 18 all in all. Furthermore, it has dedicated brush pockets with plastic protection. And the base is customizable, allowing you to store bigger stuff if you choose to.
We can’t think of anything safer than this gift. This makeup bag is useful, stylish, and effortless to use. Plus, even if your sister is a bit too young for real makeup, she can always enjoy using it to store makeup toys and whatnot instead. And just like most of the products on this list, it’s not going to put a hole in your pocket.
5. 5. LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box
When it comes to kids, son, daughter, nephew, niece, or a child close to you, we can’t recommend anything better than LEGO classic bricks. Instead of diving into the trend where gadgets are spreading like wildfire, why not teach them how things are done the old way this Christmas.
Lego blocks are fun, and they improve one’s creativity significantly. Furthermore, your kids can play them with friends, so they’ll learn to socialize as well. It’s an excellent toy for your kids to enjoy, and you can even dive right in and spend some quality time with them.
Overall, this gift provides a lot of value. For less than SGD 85.00, you’re investing in your kid’s future. The more creative they get, the smarter they’ll be. And the best thing about LEGO blocks is that it never gets boring. If you’re tired of what you made, make another one, and another one.
6. 6. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
Whether you’re dating someone new or the girl you’re about to marry, this gift won’t let you down, the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9. First of all, it’s a Polaroid instant camera. So you’re not going to have a digital copy but rather a physical one – instantly.
Although the concept is old, it’s unique nowadays to have one. And the beauty of it is you’ll have your treasured photos right away. It’s a tool for your girlfriend to capture the best moments and save it not on an SD card but straight to her wallet, album, or frame.
Overall, it’s a gift that won’t disappoint your girl. And the best part, it’s not super expensive but feels like it is. Anyone receiving this camera will appreciate its quality and function. Furthermore, it’s easy to operate and has a selfie mirror on its front – so pair up, and shoot.
7. 7. XiaoMi Amazfit BIP
Boys are never the pickiest receivers, often, they just accept anything they get and be happy about it. This part makes it even harder to decide what gift to buy them, especially if you want to make an impact. Luckily for you, we have the solution, the XiaoMi Amazfit BIP.
This smart wristwatch is made by XiaoMi, and they’re well-known for creating reliable tech devices. The XiaoMi Amazfit BIP provides all the basic functionalities of a smartwatch. You can track your heart rate, place reminders, set the alarm, get informed of calls, and access GPS.
Buying your boyfriend one of these will not only help him tell time but will also give him other features that will make his life easier. Furthermore, as wristwatches are almost always worn, you’ll feel that your gift is highly appreciated. And he’ll frequently remember you whenever he takes a look at the time – it’s definitely a win-win.
8. 8. Pocket Pop! Keychain
Of course, your special someone isn’t the only people around that deserves gifts, friends need them, too. And what better gift to give that won’t put a dent in your budget than these cute and funny keychains.
The keychain is made out of quality plastic and metal, so you’ll be confident that their keys are well secured. Plus, they have witty and humorous designs. You can choose from popular Marvel characters. You can buy them in assortment, allowing you to give a unique piece to all of your friends.
It’s cheap, allowing you to buy a lot of these for your friends. Make them feel you’re always there for them, and you’ve not forgotten about them during the holidays. After all, they are your second family and the people who will support you no matter what.
9. 9. SkinnyMint Exclusive Sparkle Tumbler
When you're at work, you need coffee. And the best way to bring one into the office and enjoy each sip is through one of these SkinnyMint Exclusive Sparkle Tumblers. They come in pink and mint blue, perfect for both genders. Plus, they're super affordable, so you can buy one for your boss, your closest coworker, and the one you secretly admire.
This 480ml tumbler can store both hot and cold liquid, allowing you to put just about any beverage you like. It's also BPA free, so you're confident its material is not going to harm your body. If you want your officemates smiling this coming Christmas, you must buy them one of these.
10. 10. Parrot Disco
This gift is more of a “Christmas challenge present” to someone who you or your friends think has everything. Well, we’re pretty sure there’s a huge chance he/she doesn’t have a drone like this though. The Parrot Disco is a new type of drone that’s available in the market.
For starter, it’s not the copter type that uses four or more rotors to fly. It’s a single-propeller drone and looks and functions like a Cessna 152, a single-engine aircraft. It has an admirable camera that can capture 1080p videos with a digital stabilization. And it has a maximum speed of 80 Km/h and can reach 1000 meters high.
Flying this drone is one of the best things you can ever experience. It feels like you’re actually flying when wearing its VR gear. The only thing about it is its price, it way too expensive. You might end up being broke this Christmas. But if money isn’t an issue, this drone is worth it.
11. 11. Sirui T-1005X
If you have an enthusiastic photographer friend or relative, the Sirui T-1005X is an ideal Christmas gift. It’s a medium-sized tripod but packs a lot of uses. Whether the photographer you’re giving it to is into shooting models or just scenery, this tripod will be a lot of help.
The Sirui T-1005X is light and compact but incredibly strong. It can mount and support a one-kilogram camera without any problem. Even if you attach a heavy DSLR camera on top of it, it’ll keep its balance and maintain the angle you’ve set. Plus, with its full metal knob and safety lock system, you’re never going to experience slippage accidents.
It’s great for both outdoor and indoor use. Any photographer would appreciate a portable and super durable tripod to improve his gear and results. Overall, we’re confident that this gift will put a smile on anyone who loves to take pictures.
12. 12. Fjallraven Classic Kanken
School is, without question, imperative to have a better life. And if you have a son, daughter, nephew, niece, or just any kid you want to help with his/her studies, a backpack is an ideal choice. The Fjallraven Classic Kanken is an outstanding everyday bag that both college and high school students can appreciate.
This bag is the epitome of a straightforward bag. It only has two compartments. The first pocket is the primary one where you can put your books, notebooks, and anything that needs a lot of space. While the second pocket is best used for things you need immediately, like pens and the likes.
This Christmas is the perfect time to provide them with a new bag. Not only are you helping them carry their things, but you’ll also make them feel rewarded to become more focused in school. It’s a high-quality bag that’s robust with a classic yet stylish design.
13. 13. Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum
One of the most essential tools for gamers is, of course, a gaming mouse. And there’s nothing better when it comes to overall performance than the Logitech G502. It has 11 programmable buttons and provides ten times better accuracy than the typical mouse.
The Proteus Spectrum has all the bells and whistles and is currently the most used mouse by professional FPS and MOBA gamers. You can customize its weight to your preference by placing 3.6g weight blocks. Furthermore, you can even adjust its DPI to your liking, which is crucial for shooting games.
The G502 is rated to last about 20 million clicks, and designed with a customizable RGB lighting and a modern gaming accent. This Christmas, if you have a gamer friend close to you, this mouse is the best thing you could give.
14. 14. Sony NW-WS413
Teenagers are difficult to read. You can’t tell what they want or what’ll make them happy. However, we do know almost all of them love music – although the genre is another thing. So to keep it safe, an MP3 player is a wise choice.
The Sony NW-WS413 is an amazing player as comes in as a headset, and it has 4GB of storage, which is generous for its price range. You can put a thousand songs in there (depending on quality). And you can store other files as well so it can be used for school, too.
Overall, it’s an affordable MP3 player that can continuously play your tunes up to eight hours. It sounds decent enough and is also great for working out and even swimming. If you’re unsure of what to give this Christmas to teenagers, this player should do the trick.
15. 15. Sencor Tabletop Electric Grill
Do you know someone who loves cooking, baking, or just food in general? Perhaps, you have an aunt or uncle who is into that? If so, here’s the perfect gift for them this Christmas, the Sencor Tabletop Electric Grill.
For starters, it’s easy to use and only needs an outlet to work. It’s a great addition to anyone’s kitchen. It can grill meat in minutes and doesn’t require intensive effort to clean, thanks to its detachable drip tray. Furthermore, the heat is evenly distributed so you can fill every inch of it.
The best thing about it, in our opinion, is its size. It doesn’t take a lot of space, and you can store it in cabinets when unused. Buy this for food lovers this Christmas, and you might even get treated with delicious barbeque right away.
16. 16. Li-Ning Speed Star
Do you have someone in the family who’s an athlete or a marathon runner? Worried about what present would help her/his career? Fret not as here’s the answer for you this coming holiday, the Li-Ning Speed Star running shoes.
It’s made from high-quality textile, rubber, and synthetic leather, allowing it to be light and soft at the same time. Plus, it uses flyknitting technology that makes it to be more breathable. So your feet will stay cool and dry while reducing injuries and unwanted odor.
You can choose five sizes and three color designs – black, blue, and crimson, which all look super stunning. They’re perfect for running or just as casual wear. It’s affordable and a gift that will make anyone smile.
17. 17. Etude House Colorful Scent Perfume Roll On
Are you worried or anxious about what Christmas present are you going to give for your female friends? Well, nothing can go wrong with perfume, and that’s what the Etude House Perfume Roll on is. It’s a deluxe one without the exorbitant price.
You can choose up to ten alluring scents. Most of them are the typical type of scent that will give you this summer bliss feel. And it’s not like most perfumes that make your nose feel bad. It’s just light and more of an everyday fragrance.
This perfume can make any person more attractive, and girls would do anything to make them become prettier. If you want a gift that can make any girl happy, it’s this perfume. Don’t worry picking from the ten though, all of them are amazing.
18. 18. Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses
Now, we all know it’s normal to have a crush on someone. And it’s normal to want to give something to get your crush’s attention. Although this is harder to do if you’re a woman as you don’t want it to be too obious. But with the Ray-Ban Aviator, it’s going to be subtle – especially when you give it on Christmas.
The perfect gift for him that won’t light up all the signs, but still give a hint you like him, is this Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses. It has the classic aviator style, which was the trend during the 1950s. It’s made from high-quality alloy, and it blocks glare, making it practical and stylish.
If you want to make the first move without making it look like you’re obsessed, this product is the right choice. And if you think he’s a bit dense when sensing emotions, you can always step it up a notch by placing the glasses on him yourself.
19. 19. Mother of Pearl Set
The final Christmas gift on our list is still for your crush, but unlike the latter, this one is from a man’s standpoint. Winning a girls heart isn’t that hard, especially when you have the right time and the perfect gift. And that’s what you have this 25th of December, Christmas ambiance plus a wonderful gift – possibly a huge yes.
This jewelry set is composed of a pearl necklace and a pair of pearl earrings. The chains are white gold plated, so none of the jewelry will fade. And the best thing about it is that it’s super affordable. Not only are you winning someone’s heart, but you’re also saving yourself from overspending. And after all, once she’s all yours, you’ll be spending a hundred times that amount.
How to Choose a Christmas Gift
Even with our list, choosing a gift for someone can still be problematic. With every person being unique and special, no one can guarantee your gift will be appreciated. However, you can increase the odds that it will be by checking a few of these things out.
Need and Want
If you know the person well enough, you can choose gifts that they need or want. If they need or want the thing, it's unlikely that they won't thank you for it. You can ask ahead of time about things they need at the moment, but make sure you do it in a subtle manner to keep the surprise factor on Christmas day.
Next thing you have to consider is your budget. You have to set money aside for the gift. Although it's wonderful to not be cheap this coming holiday, you still have to be wise. If you're going to be reckless and buy anything you even if it will put you in debt, you're going to have a pretty bad 2019. So we recommend setting aside a reasonable budget ahead of time. Remember, it's the thought that matters.
What we meant by personal touch is as it is, anything that you add to make the gift more awesome. It could be an extra message or special packaging. Adding effort into gifts will make its value so much higher. So even if you picked a gift they don't want or need, they'll still love it because you put some time to make it more than it was supposed to be.
Christmas is about giving. But it's the presents that truly matter; it's the thought, effort, and love. No matter how cheap or expensive your gift is to someone if it doesn't come from the heart, it's not going to be special.
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