While tried-and-tested presents like candles, luxury perfumes, festive mugs, plushies and other typical gift ideas are universal pleasers, and thus, considered fail-proof, there’s something to be said about giving personalised gifts. These unique items showcase the special connection you have with that person and say how much you know about them. Need ideas? Ahead, check out some of the best personalised gift ideas for Christmas 2021.
Almost everyone will appreciate receiving a fresh, high-quality tee from heritage brand Levi’s. However, instead of giving a plain one, why not make it extra special and customise it? You can easily spruce up a Levi’s white T-shirt at the brand’s Plaza Singapura Print Shop for SGD49.90. There are plenty of vibrant designs to choose from, including one with kittens (perfect for the lovely cat ladies in your life) and a space-themed one.
We all know that pouches and bags are not just a place for us to put our essentials, they’re also ways to express our personal style. Give your friend a unique piece from the dazzling Kipling Gifting collection — we have our eye on the fun CREATIVITY L Festive Ace (SGD69) — and you can have it personalised for free exclusively at Kipling Takashimaya. You can have their name, a quote or even an inside joke embroidered.
Jewellery is just much more special and cherished when it’s unique and personalised. Pandora’s Build-Your-Own option (SGD179) will allow you to create the perfect piece for your loved one. You can select the bracelet material and size for a custom fit. Afterwards, curate a selection of one-of-a-kind charms. Some standouts are the Comedy & Tragedy Drama Masks Charm for theatre lovers, Flower Pattern Clip Charm for plant parents and so on.
Getting a pair of sneakers as a gift is already great, but you can make it even better by getting it customised. With Nike By You, you can transform classic sneaker silhouettes like Dunk Lows (SGD199) and give them a unique colourway. On top of that, you also choose the materials for the upper and even embellish it with personalised back tabs.
Thinking of giving something simple and budget-friendly yet impactful? Check out this personalised bag charm from BloomBack (SGD75). The piece uses long-lasting real preserved flowers and comes with a free birthstone. You can also make it extra special by adding personalised letterings. Isn’t it lovely?
The kikki.K Leather Personal Planner (SGD99.99) is a great gift for your type A loved ones who are into planners and journals. It has a monthly calendar with tabbed sections that can be personalised. The planner also features a pen holder loop, zip pocket for easy filing of essential documents, a to-do list pad, notepad, stickers and card holder. Plus, you can also avail of the brand’s monogramming service for a personal touch.
Thinking of what to give your friends who are always on the go? They will surely love something that will make their life more convenient like this NOIRLUX Modular Phone Sling Case from Taizjo (SGD67.90). It has a sleek, versatile design which you can customise by adding any text of your choice. You can also choose what type of cord to give so you can make sure that the case will fit your friends’ personal styles.
Photo frames are safe and useful gifts, but they can also feel too typical. Instead, go for a personal wall art. You can easily order one online on Milligram SG. All you have to do is pick the size, material, border design, and of course, the photo you want to be printed. A simple square cotton canvas work starts at SGD79, but you can also opt for more budget-friendly (or more luxe!) options.
Is your friend a pet lover? Surprise them with a super cute custom pet pillow from Clone A Pillow (SGD29.95 for mini size). Just pick the best photo of their pet from their Instagram feed, send it to Clone a Pillow and wait for the fur friend’s plush clone to be delivered. So easy — and cute!
We all have that special someone in our lives who seems to have it all. If you’re having a hard time deciding what to buy for them, you can always go for a good old Christmas card with a personalised heartfelt message. Not sure where to shop for one? Check out The Paper Bunny’s “You Are Extra Special Card” (SGD6.50)which comes with holiday-themed graphics.
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