Holiday ’17 Gift Guide: 15 Gifts Your Friends Would Totally Love You For

The malls are decked with Christmas decorations and everyone’s in a merry-ish mood – which means Xmas shopping is nigh!

Whether it’s for your bestfriend, office mate, gym buddy, party friend or the cute neighbour who just moved in a couple of doors down, we’ve got a few gift suggestions that your buddies would love!

For the BFF:

1.  Too Faced, Better Together Cheek & Lip Makeup Bag Set, RM165 – Your girl will LOVE this heart-shaped makeup bag featuring Kat Von D & Too Faced Cosmetics’ Jared’s beloved pets. This cute collac comes with four minis in new exclusive shades.

2. MCM, Milla Tote In Star Eyed Bunny Motif – If you’re feeling generous with some cash to blow on gifts, get your BFF this super adorable Star-Eyed Bunny Milla Tote!

3. Burberry shades, RM999 – You know your best guy friend could use some fly shades when you’re roasting him. This brand new Burberry sunglasses will make sure he withstands the heat of your shade while looking great.

For that office mate you’re close to:

1. “Coffee is my bae” coffee cup, Monki – You’ve heard your office buddy groan about needing coffee in the mornings (especially Mondays). This tongue in cheek coffee cup from Monki is everything they need to spruce up their day (and their cubicle!).

2. Lash Delights Lash Essentials (Limited Edition), Tarte, RM105 – This limited-edition eyelash curler with sparkling studs comes with the best-selling Tarteist Lash Paint mascara – perfect for the girl (or guy) who needs lashes for days.

3. Winter Skin Care Puzzle Collection Holiday Limited-Edition, Innisfree, RM120 – This delightful holiday gift set from Innisfree is filled with products to keep skin extra moisturised and nourished in preparation for winter. Best part? They’re all minis and perfect for that colleague who’s travelling to a winter wonderland soon!

For the fitness fiend:

1. Boys’ UA x Project Rock Blood Sweat Respect T-Shirt, Under Armour, RM119 – Here’s for the friend who’s bulking up and on his way to be the next Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – curated especially by the man himself together with Under Armour.

2. Nike SF Air Force 1 SE Premium, Force Is Female, RM909 – These military inspired NIKE SF Air Force 1 from the Force is Female collection lets your girl add a touch of ruggedness to her daily gym wear.

3. A Box of Pore Magic! Set (Limited Edition), Caolion, Sephora, RM118 – After working hard at the gym, get your buddies to slough off the dirt with this set of deep cleaning pore packs for smoother, clearer and brighter skin.

For that neighbour who just moved in:

1. Black Baies Candel, Diptyque, RM409 – The classic Baies candle brings about the scent of roses and crushed blackcurrant leaves presented in an elegant black glass container – perfect for cozy nights in.

2. Perfect Beard Kit (Limited-Edition), Sephora, RM100 – This gift is totally practical for every man you know. The wooden comb tames the thickest hair while the beard scissors shapes with precision and ease.

3. “Super Busy” sleeping mask, Monki – Everybody needs a sassy sleeping mask, just saying.


For the party buddy:

1. Domain Champagne flutes, Royal Selangor, RM409 – Like your party friend’s carefree soul, these flutes are timeless and synonymous with a great night out (or in).

2. Milla Fur Pouch, Monki – Perfect for stashing her essentials or emergency items for a night out in town!

3. Lit From Within kit, BECCA Cosmetics, Rm109 – You know your girl’s gotta shine bright in the club. Make sure she’s got some of BECCA’s iconic primer and highlighter when she’s on the go with this travel sized kit!


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