Whether hanging up a gift stocking is in your family’s holiday tradition or not, these small but thoughtful gifts will delight everybody on your Christmas list.
Charlotte Tilbury New Mini Magic Brush Set
Perfect for friends constantly on-the-go, Charlotte Tilbury’s third edition of its travel-friendly mini Magic Brush set includes four essential brushes that cover all bases for face, eye and lip. It’s neatly packed in a midnight blue velvet brush case that will keep your tools protected in style.
HK$400 from Lane Crawford
Casetify Pangram Custom Case
Add to your loved one’s phone case wardrobe with a custom piece by Casetify. This boarding pass-inspired case is perfect for the jetsetters who always want a reminder of home — check out other cases repping other cities around the globe too.
From US$30 (HK$234.86) at Casetify
Fresh Sugar Lip Fix
With all the bold red lipsticks that are inevitably being worn this season, it’s imperative to make sure your lips are perfectly prepped and primed. This gift set features the ever-popular Sugar Lip Treatment in coral and poppy, which smooths and softens lips with moisture-locking sugar. The Sugar Lip Wonder Drop Treatment, a liquid leave-on gel, also helps to exfoliate dry chapped lips, leaving them in top shape for all kinds of striking lip looks for the holidays.
HK$295 from Fresh Beauty
AvoSeedo Avocado Evergreen Kit
They say the millennial avocado habit is part of the cause for their modern-day financial struggles, so why not hack the system by growing your own? This AvoSeedo kit boosts the efficacy of avocado seed germination, helping you to grow your own functional and fruit-bearing avocado tree in no time.
HK$156 from Amazon
Aromatherapy Associates Seasonal Saviours Trio Collection
The holiday season can be synonymous with stress — with hectic to-do’s, shopping lists and some inevitable family dysfunction for all the festive fetes around this time of year. Gift this Seasonal Saviours essential oil set from Aromatherapy Associates to those in dire need of some me-time. This trio includes midi 9ml bottles of the Light Relax, De-stress Mind and Revive Morning bath and shower oils — massage and inhale before taking a hot bath or shower and let the steam do the work.
HK$285 from Lane Crawford
Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse Mini Gloss Bomb Set
Part of the sparkly new Tinsel $how collection, this limited edition set features the bestselling Gloss Bomb minis in five stunning, universally flattering hues sure to satisfy any makeup junkie. The set includes the popular Fu$$y, a dusty pink, Pretty Please fuschia, Hot Chocolit, a shimmering brown, Confetti, an iridescent opal, and red-orange Cheeky.
HK$398 from Sephora
Tiffany’s New York Bar Whisky Festive Baubles
Returning by popular demand this year is the whisky baubles from Tiffany’s New York Bar at the InterContinental Grand Stanford, which feature two mini bottles of your chosen dram and two refillable baubles. Both as decoration and (emergency) tipple to enjoy on a chilly evening, they’re the perfect stocking stuffer for the casual drinker or whisky aficionado alike.
From HK$298 at InterContinental Grand Stanford e-Shop
MoMA Design Store Keith Haring Chess Set
Got an art lover on your Christmas gifting list? Shy of getting them a Yayoi Kusama skate deck or a million-dollar-painting, this whimsical chess piece set featuring Keith Haring characters is sure to bring a smile to their face.
HK$388 from MoMA Design Store, Shop 135, 1/F, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Wristbone Tram Cufflinks
Who doesn’t love a whimsical set of cufflinks that add a bit of personality to your otherwise formal business attire? From newly launched Hong Kong brand Wristbone, these tram cufflinks are an understated yet playful set made of antique brass, plated with silver rhodium, and fitted with a whaleback clasp. Other styles feature the brand’s stegosaurus in varied colours.
HK$495 from Wristbone
Le Labo Shower Gel
Le Labo scents are already prized for their sillage, but short of spritzing the stuff before bed, showering in Le Labo is the next best thing to get that scent mileage to really last through the night. Besides gifting a bottle of EDP, this stocking stuffer is sure to please any perfume collector — for the one who has everything.
HK$460 from Net-a-Porter
Tiffany & Co. Table Tennis Paddles
Want to really win at Christmas? If money is no object and you’re looking to splurge for a special someone, this gift of gifts from Tiffany & Co’s is in renowned Hong Kong songwriter Wyman Wong’s words, “something unheard of for most people; a ‘trophy’ one can boast about!” Owning a set of Tiffany ping pong paddles is truly the show-stopping stuff of dreams.
HK$6,150 from Tiffany & Co., 1/F, Shop No. 7-8 One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3462 7148