7 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Every Budget
From "It's the thought that counts" to "Money is no object."
(SPOT.ph) Remember when the -Ber months started and you thought you had all the time in the world to do your Christmas shopping? That’s no longer the case. And if you’re not done yet, you might be in trouble. Before you start panic-buying, consider getting these items for any last-minute gifting:
A daring red lippie
Every girl can use another bold, red lipstick or lip tint in her collection. Make sure to ask her to put it on right after unwrapping so she’ll look extra festive for the rest of the night.
Peripera Ink in Airy Velvet, P450; Mac Matte Lipstick in Mehr, P1,050; Guerlain Rogue G Christmas Edition, P3,000
A scent everyone can appreciate
A flattering fragrance will be enjoyed not only by the receiver but by everybody else in the vicinity of the scent.
Davidoff Cool Water Wave, P4,698 (125ml); Calvin Klein Obsessed for Men, P5,098 (125ml); Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo Casual Life, P5,200 (100ml)
Coach EDP, P5,398 (90ml); Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau Intense, P6,600 (100ml); My Burberry, P7,100 (90ml)
A fun pair of shoes
For kids, pick out shoes that are practical and comfortable. The little one will enjoy playing in them, while the parents can rest easy that their child has another pair that hasn’t been outgrown yet.
Red Shiny Doll Shoes by Sugar Kids, P349.75; Blue Combat Boots by Tough Kids; P799.75; Metallic LED Sneakers by Sugar Kids, P1,299.75
A travel accessory
Your jet-setting mates will appreciate gifts that will help them stay organized and their trips smooth-going.
Fancy Cardholder by SM Stationery, P99.75; Leatherette Travel Organizer by SM Stationery, P129.75; Hallmark Printed Luggage Cover by SM Stationery, P829.75
A stylish piece of home decor
A signature piece of decor can add warmth and personality to someone’s humble abode. Great for friends who just moved into their own place.
LED Clips by SM Home, P249.75; Gold Cylinder with LED Light by King King, P599.75; Wood Storage Box by Column Bis, P1,199.75
A classy carryall
Help ease dad or ate back into the work or school groove with a solid new bag.
Envelope Clutch by Salvatore Mann, P799.75; Structured Leather Tote by Salvatore Mann, P999.75; Brown Portfolio Bag by Salvatore Mann, P1,299.75
Red Vintage-Finished Purse by Parisian, P599.75; Nude Saddle Purse by Parisian, P599.75; Structured Clutch Bag by Salvatore Mann, P699.75
A wardrobe upgrade
A simple yet classic piece will do wonders for your brother's or sister’s wardrobe. Take this chance to gently tell them, “Hey, it’s time to get out of those ratty joggers!”
Navy Twill Pants by Baleno, P699.75; Suede Loafers by Salvatore Mann, P1,799.75; 100% Cotton Stripe Collared Polo Shirt by Maxwear, P799.75
Tartan Flared Dress by GTW by SM, P799.75; Black Layered Skirt by GTW by SM, 699.75; Pearl Studded Heels by Parisian, P1,119.75
Time is of the essence, but you can still get your shopping done if you hustle. For top-of-the-line items to give to people of all ages, head to The SM Store Premier in Makati, Aura, and Megamall—the store carries a diverse selection of products, making it easy to get through your entire list in one go.
No need to let the holiday rush get you down when you can nail every present by heading to this one-stop shop.