Christmas 2020: The ultimate gift guide for the important women in your life


By Joan Kong

Christmas 2020: The ultimate gift guide for the important women in your life

It’s T-minus five weeks ’til the most wonderful time of the year! With everything that’s been going on in the past 11 months, it’s safe to say that Christmas gift shopping is especially meaningful this year. Regardless of whether you’re planning a celebration next month, there’s no better time to make your loved ones feel appreciated and loved with presents that will put a smile on their face. But as usual, if you’re not sure where to start, we’ve compiled a list of amazing gift ideas for the special ladies in your life.

1. Dior & Moi slingback ballerina flat, Dior

You know what they say; give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world. Elegant and delicate, the new Dior & Moi flats from the French Maison make the perfect day-to-night footwear.

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2. Holiday Skating Rexy sweater, Coach

The beloved Rexy is given a jolly update in Coach’s holiday collection this year, emblazoned on a lightweight sweater with snowflake prints peppered all over.

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3. Apple iPhone 12

One-up your loved ones’ #OOTD game with the latest Apple iPhone model—the iPhone 12 that features a new wide camera with an ƒ/1.6 aperture, and the Night Mode and Deep Fusion technologies that are available on the True Depth, Wide, and Ultra Wide cameras. Other noteworthy features include the new Ceramic Shield front cover for better durability, a Super Retina XDR display for a brighter viewing experience, and a 5G technology.

4. GG Marmont sequinned shoulder bag, Gucci

One of Gucci’s most well-loved bag designs get the sparkly treatment in the Epilogue collection. Shiny sequins are embroidered onto a silk base and finished off with silver leather trims and a hardware in the same tone—it’s made for flaunting, for sure.

Shop it here.

5. Clip-on sunglasses, Giorgio Armani

This pair of shades from Giorgio Armani is sleek, trendy, and versatile—what more could you ask for?

6. Medusa Medallion gilded choker, Versace

Whether you’re pairing it with simple T-shirt-and-jeans combo or an LBD, count on the choker—that feature the iconic Versace Medusa icons—to amp up your look.

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7. LV Palm Spring 35mm belt, Louis Vuitton

ICYMI, this is not your average Louis Vuitton belt. Just look at the micro Palm Springs backpack (that’s detachable)—need we say more?

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8. Essential Check-in L luggage, Rimowa

Holidays may not be possible for the time being, but that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare ahead. The first step? Gifting the special lady in your life the iconic Essential luggage from Rimowa in the eye-catching Saffron yellow hue.

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9. Cat dot shirtdress, Kate Spade New York

The perfect gift for the cat lovers on your list.

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10. Easter Island bucket hat, Loewe x Ken Price

Ahead of the festivities, Loewe has launched a capsule collection that’s inspired by the work of American artist Ken Price. The Easter Island print, in particular, can be found on an array of pieces, but the bucket hat—perfect for your future island getaways—has our attention.

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11. Epic Rose 100 sandal, Christian Louboutin

Take a closer look and you’ll notice that the ankle strap is made of high-shine vinyl—it’ll stand out in a sea of black heels, that’s for sure.

12. Sirens Songs AirPods holder, Emilio Pucci

Trust us when we say that no one will be able to resist cute designer AirPods cases. Click here for more options!

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13. Crystal drop single earring and ear cuff, Alexander McQueen

The single earring trend is back, and this single earring from Alexander McQueen comes with a matching ear cuff that’s attached by a fine chain. We love how it exudes that hint of vintage feel.]

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14. Tartan check backpack, Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent’s signature City backpack is available in a tartan wool material this round, and it’s the perfect bag for a day of errands about town.

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15. Parterre bangle, Halcyon Days

The 13mm Parterre bangle is available in six colours, but the cream and gold is our favourite for its versatility.

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16. Brushed leather mini pouch, Prada

This mini pouch doesn’t only store your knick-knacks—it can be worn as a necklace too.

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17. Sports trousers, Fendi

With loungewear being all the rage this year, comfy nylon trousers will definitely make a great gift.

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18. Love and check wool silk jacquard scarf, Burberry

Express your love to the ones who matter with a cashmere scarf that’ll keep them warm and fuzzy.

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19. Gancini sneaker, Salvatore Ferragamo

Who can say no to a pair of sleek white sneakers with gilded soles?

20. The National Bag, One&Only Heritage Collection by Jay Ahr

Looking for something exclusive? Artist and designer Jay Ahr has collaborated with One&Only Resorts on a limited edition collection featuring custom-designed vintage Louis Vuitton Keepalls, and each piece is truly one of a kind. Malaysia has not one but two exclusive designs. The National Bag, in particular, is emblazoned with the Malaysian flag using Jay’s signature distressed embroidery technique.

Shop it at the boutique at One&Only Desaru Coast or via email at @[email protected]

21. Mena Trifold wallet, MCM

Wallets are essential, and the colourblock details and the new architectural logo give this compact accessory an added interest.

Shop it here.

22. Square framed sunglasses, Boss

Clear frames remain one of our favourite eyewear trends, and these oversized sunnies from Boss are a stylish pick.

23. Signature mini bag, Tod’s

Equal parts girly and sophisticated, the mini bag features quilted details and the unmistakable T Timeless hardware.

Shop it here.

24. Holiday glow set, Lumi

Founded by It-girl (and beauty enthusiast) Chryseis Tan, Lumi Beauty is another homegrown beauty brand that should be on your radar. The Holiday Glow set comes with two boxes of its latest Rose Brightening Moisture Mask, one bottle of its best-selling Vitamin Glow Super Serum, and more.

Shop it here.

25. Casio Baby-G

The 2020 edition of G Presents Lover’s is here, and each set comprises a G-Shock and a Baby-G model. This design, in particular, features a single rose at the shaft of the hands, and it symbolises eternal love.

26. Ankle boots, Longchamp

Thanks to the chunky rubber sole and the sleek white lining, this pair of shoes (from Longchamp’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection) will stand out in a sea of plain black booties, that’s for sure.

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27. iPhone mini, from RM3,399

Know someone who has smaller hands and would fare better with, thus, a smaller phone? The iPhone 12 Mini is Apple’s smallest iPhone and the beauty of it is that it packs a punch in a small size, fits perfectly into any pocket and you could do everything with just one hand.

Shop here.

28. Jabra Elite 75t, RM949

With WFH and Zoom meetings being a norm these days, a well-fitting, comfortable pair of earbuds might be just the gift your loved one didn’t think she’d need, but would definitely appreciate. Bonus: Its battery life lasts up to 28 hours!

Shop here.

Check out our gift guide for men here.

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