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For the beach bum. The first sand-resistant beach towel is finally available. The best part? A portion of the cost will contribute to the conservation of the Philippines’ most popular beaches. Lagu Beach Towel, P999, www.lagushop.myshopify.com or www.ava.ph

For the friend who’s never on time. No more excuses—not if they have any of these gorgeous Swatch watches on their wrist. Sunray Glam and Charcoal Medal Glows from the Night Glows Collection, Swatch

For the Kardashian fan. If your sister is unabashedly proud of her love for Kim, Khloe and Kourtney, reward her with pieces from the girls’ collaboration with British brand Dorothy Perkins. A mix of bold blacks and animal print sexiness, they’ll look like a member of their favorite family in no time. Kardashian Collection, Dorothy Perkins

For the friend who needs a little excitement. Keri Smith’s Wreck This Box Boxed Set, P1659, National Book Store

For the Harry Potter devotee. Tickets to the rerun of Potted Potter, the hilarious show by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, performed by Jesse Briton and Gary Trainor. Trust us, they’ll love it. Ticket prices range from P936 to P3086. Visit www.facebook.com/PottedPotterManila, www.ticketworld.com.ph or call 8919999.

For the John Green fan. This is a beautiful collection of award-winning young adult author John Green’s bestselling modern classics. John Green box set, P2739, National Book Store

For the massage lovers. Sparitual Massage Candles melt into massage oil that smell wonderful. Available at Rustan’s

For Wimpy Kids of all ages. The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney, P485, National Book Store

For the office guy who’s forced to wear boring clothes. Funny socks, P245 a pair, Topman

For the aspiring journalist. I’m Afraid of Heights by Thelma San Juan, P1295 (hardcover) or P895 (paperback), National Book Store

For the busy Star Wars fan. Star Wars Moleskine planners, P1,150 to P1,599, National Book Store

For the friend who’s obsessed with handwritten notes. Isabel Gatuslao note cards, P475, National Book Store

For the friend who brings everything everywhere. Baggu Duck Bag, P1250, www.ava.ph

For the yoga enthusiast. OM Yoga Bags, P500, www.ava.ph

For the wizard in the kitchen. All Seasons Shaker, P1595, www.ava.ph

For the tea lover. Tea shirt, P495, www.ava.ph

For the gadget-loving Havaianatico, Havaianas iPad and iPhone cases, All Flip Flops

For the 90s kid. Kate Spade Slap Bracelets, P650 each, Kate Spade

For the MT addict. You can now wear your favorite Japanese masking tape patterns. MT shirts, P790, Uniqlo

For the Ferrari fanboy. Sheaffer Ferrari, National Book Store

For those who need color in their wardrobe. Orla Kiely stole, P590, Uniqlo

For anyone who needs an all-in-one balm. Lucas’ Papaw ointment, P450, www.digitaltraincase.com

For your friend who can’t stop Instagramming. Olloclip, P3,500, www.niftysnaps.com

For your Supercalifragilipstick-loving sister. Kate Spade Supercalifragilipstick, P1,050, Beauty Bar

For your clumsy colleague. Otterbox for iPhone, www.tenkiebox.ph

For the default bartender in your barkada. Mix Master Shaker, P1,050, Quirks

For the perpetual traveler. Scratch Map, P1,350, Quirks

For the friend who can’t stop checking Facebook. Social Shower Curtain, P995, Quirks

For the friend whose great ideas come to him while in the shower. Waterproof notebook, P795, Quirks

For the friend who insists on wearing sky-high heels but can’t take the pain. Flipsters foldable flip flops, Res Toe Run

For the ultimate Taylor Swift fan. Taylor Swift Wonderstruck, SM Department Store

For the panda lover. Pochi Panda silicone card case, Bratpack

For the Snoopy Street Fair addict. Moleskine Peanuts Limited Edition box, P3,580, National Book Store

For the book collector. Leather-bound classics, P498-P849 each, Fully Booked

For your friend who wants to go down the rabbit hole. Alice in Wonderland special edition, P1,199, National Book Store

For your friend who adores dogs. Guardians of Being, Powerbooks

For your friend who’s been asking for a makeup tutorial. Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful, P1255, National Book Store

For your low-maintenance makeup friend (who loves lunch boxes). Benefit Fast Train To Fabulous gift set, P2,700, Benefit

For your friend whose earphone cables keep getting tangled. Earphone Reel, P88, Saizen

For your guy friend who needs gadget juice but doesn’t carry a bag. MiLi Power Master, P1,800, gadgeteeronline.multiply.com

For your creative friend. Washi tape, prices start at P100, www.heykessy.com

For the nicest person on your list. iPod Touch, Beyond the Box/Power Mac Center

For the New Girl fan. The Douche Journals by Schmidt, National Book Store

For your friend whose style icon is a bunny. The Wonderful World of Fifi Lapin, P699, National Book Store

For your friend who wants to design his own tote bags. The Tote Bag, National Book Store

For the fashion and beauty junkie. Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura brush set, Shu Uemura

For your brother who’s glued to his smartphone 24/7. Accutone Aquarius phone headset/earbuds with remote, P1,800, Digital Hub

For your friend who doesn’t leave anywhere without his laptop. Herschel Supply laptop bag, The Travel Club

For your geeky Hello Kitty  loving friend. Hello Kitty I Love Nerds backpack, Rustan’s U

For your little sister who loves to draw. Sachiko Umoto Illustration School books, National Book Store

For the lip balm junkie. Rosebud Salve Lavish Layers of lip balm, P980, www.rosebudsalve.com.ph

For your organic only friend who wants to be a Cullen. Pulpe De Vie Luscious Glow body lotion, P1,250, Rustan’s The Beauty Source

For your friend who loves high tea. Crabtree & Evelyn cookie tins, price varies, Crabtree & Evelyn

For your colleague who likes sleeping in. Etude House Dry Shampoo, Etude House

For your cat-loving friend. Tony Moly Cat Chu Wink lipstick, Tony Moly

For your sister who just moved into her own place. Decorative suitcase, P1,060, 9th Liberty Home Accessories Co.

For your boss who needs her lip color to last through meetings. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, P1,250 each, Essenses

For the shoe addict. Shoestrology, National Book Store

For the Hello Kitty shopaholic. Hello Kitty Forever neon tote, Forever 21

For your FitFlop obsessed friend who wants to wear FitFlops to work. FitFlop Due ballet pumps, Res Toe Run

For your friend whose skin dries up in an air-conditioned office. Steam Cream, P690, Beauty Bar

For your girlfriend who loves accessorizing her smartphone. Pluggies, price varies, Little Jane (http://littlejaneph.tictail.com)

For your colleague whose pockets keep jingling with coins. Zipmawth, P100 each, Happidigee (http://www.facebook.com/happidigee)

For your MRT-riding friend who needs to keep his laptop incognito. Mighty Laptop Sleeve, P1,250, Quirks

For your niece who loves styling her hair. Goody Lolly Patterned elastics, P469.75, Rustan’s


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