Choose your own gift | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Gift certificates (GCs) shed their “impersonal” image when you choose from any of the shops below—they have enough variety and choices to make any recipient happy.


Ayala Malls eGC


The Ayala Malls eGC is a true crowd-pleaser. You won’t go wrong because this is accepted in any shop inside any Ayala Mall where BPI debit/credit cards are honored.




The Bench GC is not only accepted at Bench, you can also use it at any shop affiliated with Suyen Corp. like Cotton On, Typo, Cath Kidston, The Face Shop, etc.




Give the gift of a shopping spree this Christmas by treating your loved ones to H&M gift cards.


National Book Store


The bookworm/stationery addict’s currency of choice, the NBS GC also has a variety of lifestyle products that will please anyone on your list.


Purple Card


This versatile gift card is accepted at any Store Specialists, Inc. (SSI) boutique like Beauty Bar, Old Navy, Zara and Marks & Spencer, to name a few. The only worry your recipient will have is where he/she should spend this precious Purple Card.




This is another versatile GC that is accepted at Robinsons department stores, supermarkets and boutiques like Topshop, Topman and Dorothy Perkins.




If you have a beauty junkie on your Christmas list, make her holiday wishes come true with a Rustan’s GC. Its beauty selection includes brands like Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Benefit, Laura Mercier, NARS and Stila.




They’ve really got it all—not just for you but for everyone.




This is a favorite of corporations for their employees. The premium passes are accepted in over 8,000 merchants nationwide. It’s a perfect gift that will delight even the pickiest recipient. Tatin Yang