Photo: The Authority, DSM Singapore, Thomas Sabo, Keepers
We’re two weeks away from Valentine’s Day and you’ve probably already prepared your gifts for your other half already. But if you haven’t, check our our two gift guides - this one has everything your man wants and needs and this is for the foodie in your life.
For the third installation of our gift guides, we’ve curated seven affordable items that could definitely pass off as luxury pieces. They are all below $200 and based in Singapore. This way, you won’t need to wait for shipping and your gift will arrive just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Thomas Sabo “Little Secret Ornament” bracelet, $72
You might have been the one receiving jewelleries previously, but it’s time to switch it up this V-Day. This simple bracelet from Thomas Sabo features a hand-knotted band and a coin pendant which is a symbol of strength. It can be worn alone or stacked together with other bracelets if your partner loves accessorising. Better still, get one for yourself so that the both of you can match.
Available at Thomas Sabo.
The Authority Reverse Cuff Coat, $99
Here at Her World, we love supporting local. Singapore-based lifestyle outfit label, The Authority, designs functional and minimalistic pieces for men that are affordable. This outerwear with functional outer pockets is extremely versatile. It can be worn casually with bermuda shorts, or your man can choose to pair it with straight leg work pants for a put together look.
Available online and at The Authority.
Comme des Garçons PLAY Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 Low, $190
If your partner loves shoes yet you know nuts about them, this is one gift that won’t fail you. As part of a collaboration with Converse, Comme des Garçons designed the existing Chuck Taylor silhouette with their signature heart emblem on the side. This adds a nice pop of colour to the fresh pair of sneakers and the entire outfit as well.
Available online and at DSM Singapore.
J.Artisans Jacob Card Holder, $89
For a special and personalised gift, get your partner this business card holder that also doubles as a wallet. It is handcrafted with Italian Genuine fine leather and has four pockets for cash and cards. Free embossing is available so your partner will get a present exclusive to him.
Tresse Jan travel wallet, $160
We absolutely love how intricately crafted this travel wallet is and we’re sure the well-travelled partner in your life would adore it too. This contemporary piece is neatly woven with strategically placed credit card slots and a passport pocket on the inside.
Available online and at Keepers.
Freshly Pressed Socks Stripes United Socks Gift Box, $31.10
These socks are carefully designed by Freshly Pressed Socks which believes that socks are like your secret identity. Don’t be fooled by the bright colours on the socks because when paired with ankle pants, they will peep out slightly without looking too OTT.
Adidas Originals NMD Backpack, $130
A spacious backpack is the next item on the list if your other half loves travelling and adventures. This lightweight backpack will be able to fit all his necessities such as his laptop and even a set of extra clothes. It has padded adjustable shoulder straps for extra comfort and also plastic binding covers on the base for extra protection.
Available online and at Adidas Originals.