HW loves: The most unique Xmas gifts you'll find this year
Unique gifts for that special someone
Christmas is most definitely the best time of the year. The food, the tree…And of course, the presents. It’s always with great pride that we present a unique Christmas gift to someone; we love a gift that stands out. For Christmas 2017 – Kick up your feet, grab some hot cocoa, and browse through our list of unique gift ideas — stress-free giving is our gift to you.
From knick knacky charms with an added touch of personalisation to adorable mini tea packets, we’ve rounded up the year’s most unique Christmas gifts for the most memorable holiday ever.
These will make for great stocking fillers. Adorning these artfully illustrated keychains are the knitted members of The Burberry Clan; a group of creatures who ooze mischievous fun like no other. You’ll find Wendy the Sheep with a (literal) body of studded cashmere, Sandra the Basset Hound stitched together with mismatched of fabrics and fastenings, amongst the likes of these new whimsical keychains. Perfect for an animated accent to a day bag, these oh-so-cute charms will delight your loved ones for sure.
Burberry keychains, price unavailable
Celine Christmas capsule collection
Comprising seven small leather good styles from card holders to coin purses in black and light gold, the Céline Christmas Capsule Collection features the a stamp animation developed from the Alphabet jewellery. With mini multi-purse key rings and gilded alphabet stamps acting as an accent on the accessories, these exquisite leather trinkets are not only beautiful, but practical too.
Céline Xmas Capsule collection, $420 – $950
Candies for grown-ups
Know someone who’s got a sweet tooth? This is sure to delight them. On Pedder has collaborated with New York-based luxury candy line, Sweet Saba, to create an exclusive candy collection for the holidays.
This bespoke selection of handmade hard candy cassette tapes are presented in the brand’s signature hand-painted colours. Infused with fresh and fruity flavours, these candies are inspired by retro music of the 80’s (from Madonna and Prince to Leslie Cheung) to top contemporary pop bands (such as Taylor Swift and Big Bang), the candy collection includes 10 different cassette tapes.
Sweet Saba cassette candy, $60
Gifts Less Ordinary Christmas party decor
Add some Christmas sparkle into the homes of your loved ones with Gifts Less Ordinary’s collection of Christmas décor. The Gift Boxed Rose Gold champagne flutes are etched with fun sayings like ‘SIP SIP HOORAY’ and ‘CHEERS TO CHAMPAGNE’.
A Christmas party just wouldn’t be complete without a cracker set. Perfect for your friends who love to play host/hostess at Christmas parties, this Make-Your-Own cracker set can be personalised to each guest — with the guest’s name gilded in gold. The set of 6 crackers come flat packed with a joke and a gold paper hat to start your dinner party off with a bang.
Gift Boxed Rose Gold Champagne Flute Set, $78.11; Make-Your-Own cracker set, $96.50
Moynat Winter Leather Marquetry Charms
Presenting the cutest charms that’ll thrill all your animal-loving friends. These winter macarons in Taurillon Gex leather feature sweet illustrations in leather marquetry.And they come in Moynat’s own concoction of animal characters too: Rosy, Teddy, Bobby, Pinguy and Kenny. A super adorable pick for someone equally as endearing to you.
Moynat charms, price unavailable
T2 mini tea packets
Tis’ the season of all things quirky and wacky when it comes to Christmas themed products and their packaging. Fancy some delightful classic gingerbread Christmas Breakfast brew? Find it packed in a little origami pineapple! Filled with familiar festive flavours, T2 offers a Christmas collection of luxury blend tea leaves with sweet and velvety smooth notes. Loose leaf teas also take on fun shapes that make perfect gifts and add to the festive decor at home.
T2 mini tea packets, $10 – $30
Novelty accessories from Kate Spade New York
Just as the world is gearing up for Christmas, Kate Spade has released the most extravagant, most glittery, over-the-top, but absolutely perfect holiday items; Champagne bucket crossbodies, toy car keychains, a bag shaped like a tin of caviar (we know right?), and owl motifs splashed across passport holders and necklaces. Perfect for all the ladies in your life with exquisite taste, these charming gifts laced with gold and silver are the epitome of luxury meets novelty.
Kate Spade New York accessories (as pictured) , $80 – $540
Innisfree DIY string art
Here’s a way to do some good before the year-end; get your friends and family a limited edition DIY string art kit by Innisfree. This Christmas, Innisfree renews its commitment once more to Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF), giving back to children and families impacted by cancer with the sale of the limited edition DIY String Art Kits.
This year’s kits are available in three adorable festive options – Rudolph, Santa Claus, or Christmas Tree. Each DIY Kit comes complete with all necessary materials, comprising coloured strings, pins, bright craft pom poms, and a hammer.
Your loved ones will get a chance to be crafty and creative with this DIY project — it’ll also serve as a great activity to do together as a family this holiday.
Innisfree DIY string art, $2 with any purchase from the Innisfree Christmas collection
TOD's Circus collection
In collaboration with fashion journalist Anna Dello Russo, TOD’s has released a festive “Circus Collection” featuring fun, whimsical prints and colours in the form of TOD’S Double T bags, backpack, iconic TOD’S Gommino, sneakers, and small accessories like iPhone covers and bag charms.
Specially for this collection, the accessories will be wrapped in a special packaging — namely with striped, lozenges wrapping paper. Modelled after elaborate clown makeup, circus elephants and quirky cute animations, these limited edition accessories are a spectacular gift for adventurous, fun-loving dressers.
TOD’s Circus Collection, price unavailable
Kat Von D Saint + Sinner Palette
Kat Von D’s beloved Saint + Sinner fragrance collection is reimagined in this ornately adorned, arch-shaped eyeshadow palette modelled after cathedral doors. The abstraction of its name is pretty simple, really; the 24 new, richly pigmented eyeshadows are divided into 2 sides with 12 saintly wearable tones on the left and 12 sinfully bold colour pops on the right.
The top of the eyeshadow palette also includes 2 transformative super-glimmer shades to add light-reflecting dimension for next-level eye looks; perfect for creating dramatic makeup looks for the holidays.
Kat Von D Saint + Sinner Palette, $90
Maje Paris constellation jewellery
Talk about the stars aligning! These constellation jewellery pieces from Maje Paris feature intricate etchings of the 12 horoscope signs; there’s the scales which symbolises Libra, the centaur archer for Sagittarius…these gilded accessories are simply divine. These illustrations are placed next to beautiful coloured stars and gems, sitting atop an unevenly shaped plate. This horoscope inspired jewellery will add a meaningful, personal touch to your gift.
Maje Paris constellation jewellery, $120 each
Shopbox personalised box set
Spread the yuletide cheer to one of your BFFs with one of these jolly gift sets. This Christmas gift box named “Holly Jolly” consists of a unique Christmas card with pop-up designs, copper wired fairy lights, a candy cane, personalized ornaments, ear cuffs and enamel collar pins – both in assorted designs. These are all encased in a beautiful gold trimmed hexagon glass box signature to Shopbox – an exquisite design festive enough for the most magical time of the year. Psst… you can also get the giftee’s name calligraphed on the box with an extra fee of $8.
And here’s a little something for you, our lovely reader.
Specially for the readers of Her World, enjoy 10% off any purchase from Shopbox from now till Dec 26, 2017. Simply enter ‘HWXmas’ upon check-out to enjoy the offer.