Our Holiday Gift Guide
Do you find yourself confounded as to what to give family and friends for Christmas this year? Take your pick from our dazzling array of possibilities: from exquisite items for the holiday table to wearable delights; there's something for everyone on your gift list from the top purveyors in the country.
Rich colours and elegance define Firma's must-haves this holiday season; framed revcrse glass painting of a vase with flowers, Victorian silver palm tree, ostrich compote, squirrel nut bowl with nutcracker, cheese plate with dome, grape stand with cutter, horn vase with silver stand, wine caddy, lacquered tray with mother-of-pearl inlay, a pair of samovars, handpainted porcelain teacup, saucer and bonbon dish, biscuit box, tea caddy, and oval tray.
The brand's holiday picks include shoes and purses for that touch of elegance that spins effortlessly from day to night—Harrys of London Downing in 2 black, Harrys of London Alec in port, Fendi flowerland mini By The Way bag, Longchamp roseau croco crossbody bag in mahogany, Sergio Rossi eloise pump in bright gold, Kurt Geiger Britton glitter pump in silver, B14 Coccinelle satchel bag in asphalt grey, Aquazzura Wild Thing heels in red, Rafe Liz oval minaudière, Rafe Annabelle bullet minaudière, Christian Louboutin's loubiposh clutch in black with silver spikes, Miss KG Geranium lace-up sandals, Loewe round coin purse in gold, Fendi Petite 2Jours bag in currant red, Fendi Mini Peekaboo bag in peacock blue, Loewe Punk Elephant charm, Christian Louboutin panettone wallet, Allen Edmonds Carlyle shoes, and Harry's of London Roger monk-strap shoes.
Homme Et Femme
From aromatic fragrances to fancy footwear, embellished bags, and home accessories Homme Et Femme has got everything down pat with this extensive selection. Choose from among a Lanvin flat leather tassel slipper, Car Shoe camouflage printed moccasin, John Derian Bay Rum tray, Lanvin logo cross body bag, Lanvin quilted sugar bag, Balenciaga chain wallet bag, Skultuna pen holder, Skultuna flower pot, Rosetta Getty clog mules in leather and wood mules, Car Shoe driving shoes in grain calf leather, John Derian face lotion rectangular tray, and Balenciaga essential mini wallets in jaune fluo.
Blue Carreon Home
This gold festive theme by Blue Carreon is inspired by the sights he encounters while travelling—an exotic Mariposa Brass Butterfly paperweight and wall décor, Mariposa Brass & Shell Butterfly paperweight and wall décor, vintage palm tree candlesticks, gold four-piece bar tools set, quatrefoil tray black set, gold paillette flute, lattice-patterned hurricane lamp, octagonal lanterns, decanter with gold detailing, set of two printed candle holders, vintage brass mirrored tray, set of four gold paillette tumblers, Palmera rose-brass palm tree, and gold paillette pitcher.
Crate and Barrel
Make the holiday table fun and festive with Crate and Barrel's merry mix of tableware and decorative pieces: a set of Winter Pear scented candles, Barlow short and tall clear glass pillar candle holder, gold and silver glitter loop balls, footed cake stand dome, Savannah dinner plates, Jingleberry large pinecone wreath, Bellamy carafe, French champagne glasses, French gold wine glass, Savannah bowl, leaf jacquard reversible placemat, three-tier glass server, Jingleberry pinecone bowl filler, bubbled silver glass votive candle holder, shimmer appetiser plate, wood-marble square platter, satin ecru napkin, and an orb ice bucket.
For the Kish Stories Holiday Collection, Ito Kish transforms the most mundane spaces into chic areas for gracious entertaining and stylish living: Grace—Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue book, Gold Moneybox, Hurricane Cyrille glass vase in purple and green, fruit bowl, gold cup, boutons de roses picture frame, Noeud antique rectangular frame, Bambi silver vase, wine chiller, The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace book, tea strainer with silver rose, pewter deer salt & pepper shakers, butter knife, pie server in antique silver, and Hurricane Santorini candle holders in green and blue.
Known to highlight outstanding Filipino artistry and craftsmanship, the retailer brings accessories and home decor made from indigenous materials that reflect our local heritage and contemporary culture, such as these decorative baskets made of rattan and bamboo from Kalinga Mangyan tribe, nito jars, abaca twine balls, assorted capiz star ornaments, beaded capiz ball ornaments, black-lip shell tray, picture frames and jewellery boxes, motherof- pearl picture frame, marble tray, jar, bowls, soap dish, and matching plate.
Frosty silver dominates Pottery Barn’s holiday selections. Dazzle with gorgeous centrepieces like the frosted twig-branch glitter, Olivia hurricane lamps, premium flicker flameless wax pillars, Mercury tealight holder in hornbill, martini glasses, bottle coaster, glass coasters, cocktail shakers, bar toolset, corkscrew, ice bucket, bar party bucket, mercury trees, silver cloche desk clock, and a two-tone jewellery box.
Renaissance and Victorian imageries go hand in hand with modern style in Dimensione’s aesthetically pleasing collection: the Lore candle holder, brown bottle mega, Luco stackable bowls and plates, wooden candle, Manila Metropolitan Theatre miniature, Grand Siecle Berain three-plate holder, small and medium Globo boxes, glass jar candle embossed with an image of Chateau de Versailles, Ming stackable bowls, Manila Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica miniature, Yuan stackable bowl and dishes, Utopia Darjeeling candle holder, King of Hearts candle holder, and tube slim vase.
Committed to bringing tasteful artisanal offerings, W17 puts together a gift selection comprising pieces from natural minerals and fine crystals, like the exquisite Hommage glace whisky glass, Hommage glace longdrink, Quartz crystal ball, Hommage glace cocktail cup, Burnt wood slab, Quartz salt & pepper shaker, Selenite ball, Selenite serving tray, and Hommage glace water carafe.
The eclectic selection of Lanai’s home accents reflects a distinct genteel tropical aesthetic: Filippo ice bucket in amber, mirror jewellery box, metal cooler, horn candle holder, Super Nova salad bowl, salad tosser, square vase lamp, off-white cone shade, sculptured coral, dog door-stopper, Roberta green pitcher, Acantus big grey opal, ice bucket mix horn, tea pot gold, mugs with gold lining, three champagne cut glasses, wooden candle holder, radial twisted sculpture, horn flower vase, gold set ball, hurricane lamps, and a three-set ashtray.
Treats for this year run the gamut from whimsical limited editions to stylish classics such as these best-sellers: Chloe Drew small bag, Valentino Kimono Rockstud tote, Givenchy Bow Cut shoulder bag, Anya Hindmarch Eyes crossbody bag, Valentino Rockstud shoulder bag, Valentino Rockstud small bag, Chloe Drew small bag, Anya Hindmarch all-over stickers tote bag, Givenchy Nightingale satchel bag, and Chloe Faye bag.
Photography by Raymund Isaac