8 Christmas Gift Ideas
Forego the cliché Christmas’s gift ideas this year. COVERED Asia’s editors have curated an array of ingenious gifts for your loved one. Whether your friend is an astute rainmaker who spends their days slaying deals in the office or a sports junkie with an insatiable appetite for killer workouts, these gifts are certain to satisfy even the most discerning gentleman or lady.
Acquiring one of the Parisian label’s iconic style is a present that appreciates in value over time; in the last six years, the value of Chanel bags had increased by a massive 70%.
Launched in 1955, the iconic Chanel 2.55 flap bag retailed at $220 (£154). By the 90s, its price had risen to $1,150 (£810). Today, the investment bag is priced above $5,000 (£3,500).
For the lady who desires a radiant glow, treat her to Clinique’s better clinical dark spot corrector and optimizer. Designed to reduce the appearance of dark spots and blemish marks in four weeks, the CL-302 provides a two pronged approach to an even skin tone and lasting brightness.
3. Crème Maison Cakes
Christmas is all about the delicious sweet treats in life – cakes, macarons, cupcakes and gingerbread. Whether you are looking to host the best Christmas office party, or pamper your clients with festive gifts, home-grown Creme Maison Bakery has you covered. Indulge their taste buds with Crème Maison’s signature Floral Cupcakes. This year, they come in the iconic Christmas Wreath and Red Poinsettia designs. And for those who especially wish to impress, how about a specially made Macaron Tower Cake this year?
4. Faire Leather Co.
Redefining true value as functional luxury at a faire price, Faire Leather Co. has designed a collection inspired by James Bond. Charismatic, polished and intelligent, the iconic 007 always keeps his tech and gadgets in its proper place such that they are easily accessible because they help to get the job done.
The Specter Travel Wallet will be an ideal gift for jet setters who wish to travel light, but travel smart. The travel companion features dividers to separate cash currencies, card slots, sleeves to organise SIM card ejector pins and SD/SIM cards, and a back slip pocket that fits the Specter Slim Cardwallet or a mobile phone. It also includes RFID Blocking technology to protect the individual against credit card fraud and identity theft.
5. Theia Active
For your female friend who adores sports, an edgy-chic piece combining femininity and sportiness with an edge will be the perfect Christmas gift for her. Theia Active has designed a range of high-performance sports apparel with maximum support for medium to high impact workouts.
6. Yacht Cosmo
The best gifts in the world are not in the material objects one can buy, but in the memories that we make with the people we love. This Christmas, create lasting memories by sailing out to the deep blue ocean with your loved ones. Charter a yacht this Christmas festival with Yacht Cosmo and embark on a voyage of a lifetime.
7. Ground Zero
For that friend who wants to get in shape next year, how about some tough love from Ground Zero? This Christmas, find their tribe, get sweaty, smash those goals and have fun. What more to begin the new year with a renewed sense of confidence and spanking hot bod.
8. Azimut Yachts
Azimut yachts are ideal for individuals who have it all, seek an adventure beyond the horizons and have a burning passion for deep blue waters. Give a gift unlike any other, a key which unlocks a whole new world in the vast expanse of the ocean. The Azimut yachts collection represents a brand that offers some of the most popular flybridge motor yacht and sport yacht styles in the world.