For the tireless traveler:
1,000 Places To See Before You Die 2nd Edition by
Patricia Schultz, P895,
National Book Store.
For the trigger-happy cat lover:
Necono Digital Camera, P6,700, Oh Shoot! Toy Camera Shop (www.ohshoot.us or e-mail [email protected]).
For your godchild who refuses to read:
“Diary of A Wimpy Kid” boxed set, P1,385, National Book Store.
For the Steve Jobs devotee, although he might already have this:
Steve Jobs Biography by Walter Isaacson, P1,275, National Book Store.
For the friend who swears she can’t wear red nail polish:
If this doesn’t convince her, nothing will. Chanel Rouge Carat, P1,350, Rustans The Beauty Source.
For the Lego fan whose collection is so massive you don’t know which set they don’t have yet:
Lego Digital Camera, P4,300, Oh Shoot! Toy Camera Shop (www.ohshoot.us or e-mail [email protected]).
For the person who writes incredible letters:
Crane & Co. Stationery Set, National Book Store.
For the friend who whips up the best desserts – another dose of inspiration:
Momofuku Milk Bar by Christina Tosi, P1,279, National Book Store.
For a family you adore – a deliciously sinful treat.
Macadamia Sansrival, P950, call Gay Vazquez at 09173010615. (Other flavors available)
For the 16-year-old – or the 30-year-old who still feels like a 16-year-old.
Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self by Joseph Galiano, P775, National Book Store
For the person who has everything.
Dezato Mochi in green tea, milk, and white chocolate with walnuts, P220, call 7271229 (Other flavors and sizes available)
For the friend who can’t stop watching Ellen.
Seriously… I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres, P585, National Book Store
For the friend who loves wearing high heels – but only for ten minutes.
Footzyrolls, P665 – P1399, Alabang Town Center, TriNoma Mall, Market! Market!, MarQuee Mall
For the busy Snoopy Fair fan.
Peanuts Moleskine Planner in Daily or Weekly Format, _______, National Book Store
For the girl in your life who wants to start wearing makeup.
Benefit Benetint, P1,800, Benefit Cosmetics, Greenbelt 5
For your dad who loves to read spy novels.
Amazon Kindle Touch, P4,500 up, Amazon.com
For your friend who wants to get into the habit of running.
iPod Nano 8GB, P7,490, Power Mac Center
For your goddaughter /godson who will surely get a mountain of toys.
Bright Bakers baking kit, P350, [email protected]
For your friend who still likes to cuddle with stuffed toys.
Handmade crocheted dolls by Sharon See , prices vary, [email protected]
For your cutesy pouch-obsessed officemate.
Felt accessories by Artwine, P99 up, http://www.shopartwine.com
For your friend who can’t stop taking photos with his iPhone 4/4S.
Olloclip 3-in-1 add-on lens, P4,000, www.olloclipph.com
For your graphic designer spouse who has carpal tunnel syndrome from bad wrist posture.
AViiQ foldable laptop stand, P3,000, Digital Walker
For your friend with the unlimited voice plan on mobile who misses the rotary phones of the 70s.
MoshiMoshi retro portable handset, P1,875, Sw!tch
For your friend who keeps obsessing about her pores.
Wonder Pore Freshner, P798, Etude House
For your friend who wants to grow her lashes desperately.
Dr. Lash Ampoule Kit, P998, Etude House
For your girlfriend who likes to play with color.
Nyx makeup palettes, P1,200 up, Digital Traincase
For your friend whose iPhone always runs out of juice before the day ends.
MiLi Power Pack 4, P, Power Mac Center
For your girlfriend who loves fashion magazines but doesn’t have the space in her room anymore.
Apple iPad, P24,000 up, Apple resellers
For the special furry friend in your life (we mean your dog, not your hirsute brother).
Personalized brass doggy tags & feeding bowls, P, Woof & Meow!
For the Tintin fan.
Tintin boxed set, P, National Book Store
For your friend who can’t get over animal prints.
Leopard print plush bag, P625, Forever 21
For your niece whose new idol is Sophia Grace Brownlee
Tutu skirt & tiara, P655 & P625, Forever 21
For your sister who’s always asked to be some guy’s prom date.
Pearl-studded clutch, P935, Forever 21
For your goddaughter who loves Hello Kitty.
Hello Kitty BFF T-shirt, P605, Forever 21
For your friend who loves the look of British schoolgirls.
Satchel, P1,765, Forever 21
For your guy friend looking for a butch laptop sleeve.
Army print laptop bag, P1,065, Forever 21
For your friend whose feet gets cold easily.
Fuzzy indoor boots, P935, Forever 21
For your tita who gets cold in church.
Wrap, P535, Forever 21
For your manly colleague crush who is a minimalist.
Laptop sleeve, P1,065, Forever 21
For your niece who is a five-year-old diva
Furry bolero, P1,115, Forever 21
For your sister whose wallet is falling apart.
Wallet, P625, Forever 21
For your friend who needs to spillproof her makeup case
Makeup pouch, P365, Forever 21
For the “pa-sweet” girl in your group of friends.
Floral kiss-lock purse, P435, Forever 21
For the girl you’re secretly attracted to.
Floral cosmetic case, P435
For your vain friend who needs to check her lipstick all the time.
Jeweled mirror, P245, Forever 21
For your friend who likes to spend her weekend unbathed in pajamas.
Pajama bottoms, P815, Forever 21
For your friend who needs to stop applying makeup with her fingers.
Brush set, P245, Forever 21
For your mom who likes slathering petroleum jelly on her feet at night.
Animal footsie socks, P225, Forever 21
For your eco-conscious colleague who hates wrapped gifts.
Eco bags, P95 ea
For the guy you’re dating who’s always wanted to try carrying a bag
Leather and canvas tote, P1,125, Forever 21
For your sister whose accessories are encroaching on your dresser space
Jewelry stand, P935, Forever 21
For your friend who wants a little bling on her makeup table.
Bejeweled eyelash curler, P245, Forever 21
For your closet hipster friend.
Necklace with glasses, P175
For your yuppie brother who needs to retire his grade-school backpack.
Backpack, P1,565, Forever 21
For your coupled up friends who love snuggling while watching a movie.
Fuzzy blankets, 2 for P950, Forever 21
For your color-blocking loving metrosexual friends
Colored belts, P279.75 ea, SM
For the K-pop fan in your life
Super Junior fan CD’s, P600, SM
For your vegetarian friend who loves listening to music
Vegetable shaped earphones, P349, SM
For your leather obsessed officemate
Leather cuffs, P149.75 ea, SM
For the Sharonian
Dear Heart DVD, P150, SM
For the Vilmanian
Vilma Santos DVDs, P150 ea, SM
For the cheesy lover of people
Love compilation CD, P595, Forever 21
For your friend who’s always talking to himself.
Puppets, P129.75, SM
For your packrat tita
Carry-all, P299.75, SM
For your nephew who likes to sit on his toys.
Plus toy storage seat, P699.75
For your lavender loving lola
Grace Cole Lavender Apothecary, P595, Rustan’s
For your friend who likes the spa but doesn’t have the time.
Grace Cole Mayan Spa set, P795, Rustan’s
For your dad whose hair is vanishing.
Phytolium thinning hair treatment, P2,850, Rustan’s
For your cousin who’s obsessed with room fragrance.
Acca Kappa White Musk Reed Diffuser, P2,900, Rustan’s
For your exchange gift officemate named Peachy
Grace Cole Peach Perfection body set, P595
For the girl who loves glitter
Deborah Lippmann nail polish, P825
For your pimply pamangkin
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, P1,095, Rustan’s
For your pregnant stretch-mark phobic friend
Palmer’s olive oil set, P1,100, Rustan’s
For your scented candle obsessed tita
Diptyque perfumed candles, P3,750