Words: Christy Ku
FOR THE NATURE LOVER
It was very hard to choose just a few pieces from the gorgeous Joy Everley jewellery collection, but this sterling silver bracelet is one of the most popular choices. It’s timeless, elegant and a little quirky – the link resembles a row of little seeds. Want this bracelet to be more personal? Choose a small silver charm to be attached at the clasp – maybe there’s a significant symbol for your significant other? You can view the entire Joy Everley line here.
FOR THE CHILLY ONE
With Luks Linen, you’ll be gifting one item with endless possibilities. You can use it as a towel, scarf, sarong, throw, knotted bag or even as a small tablecloth! All Luks Linen towels are ethically made by small family artisans using traditional, time-honoured techniques. This particular towel is made from 100% Turkish cotton for a super soft and light texture.
FOR THE BEAUTY BUFF
EcoTools brushes are wonderfully soft and ethical. These brushes are 100% cruelty-free, made of bamboo and recycled aluminium and everything is packaged in either reusable or recycled packaging. The 6-Piece Bamboo Starter Set comes with a concealer brush, blush brush, eye shading brush, angled eyeliner brush, lash and brow groomer and a cotton cosmetic bag to store her new kit.
FOR THE ONE WHO’S ALWAYS PREPARED
This umbrella is a gift that they will love on Christmas Day and on the most difficult rainy days throughout the year. Davek umbrellas are in a whole new league. They’re made with steel and fibreglass reinforced frames and feature a 190-thread count canopy that’s built for durability and can easily weather any storm. Also, they come in a range of bright colours to bring some sunshine on those dark days!
FOR THE FASHIONISTA
Is this one dress or fourteen? In One Clothing has created this beautiful dress that can be adjusted fourteen different ways. Made from a soft-sheen satin finish jersey, this dress is super comfortable and easy to customise – just follow the instructions provided. Choose her favourite colour and she can make the dress her favourite style.
FOR THE SOUND HOUND
These speakers are simple but ingenious. They amplify the sound from your smartphone or tablet to two or three times the original volume. Bamboombox speakers are simple with no tricky electrical components to go wrong, and it’s tough, able to withstand any accidental knocks to the ground. It’ll make a wonderfully quirky yet natural decoration for her room.
FOR THE NOTE TAKER
How about a pen that’s been tested and used by NASA? Fisher space pens are handcrafted in the USA and are able to write underwater, over grease, at any angle and in zero gravity. Fisher even claims their Infinium pen line will write for the user’s entire lifetime! Perfect for the writer in your life who can’t be stopped.
FOR THE SWEET ONE
Isn’t this tiny pineapple adorable? This is another bestseller from the Joy Everley collection; pineapples are a symbol of friendship and welcome – the perfect message in this Christmas period. It’s a perfectly pretty present and as sweet as the fruit! Both the chain and the pineapple are solid 9 carat gold.
FOR THE STYLIST
Give her the gift of perfect hair and peace of mind. A highly well-reviewed brand, Donna Bella provides a 100% satisfaction guarantee and a lifetime warranty for their straighteners, meaning she can style her hair each day without any worries. These straighteners provide long-lasting straight hair that will hold for days, promote smoother and silkier hair, and are ergonomic with a no-slip grip.