On the one hand, picking out gifts for your nearest and dearest can be so fun and fulfilling—you might even be the type to plan your holiday shopping months in advance, just to make sure you bag the perfect presents for everyone. On the flipside, though, there's the all-too-real concern of whether your receipient will actually use your gift. Of course we want to get our loved ones something special and high-quality that'll figure into their lives, not just a doodad that will sit for some time on a shelf.
In the fashion category, there's a sweet spot of practical, stylish gifts that'll please a crowd. We get it—it can be hard to buy fashion items for others since everyone's style is so different, but there are incontestibly a handful of items that will be impossible to not use. For instance, you can choose to shop practical eyewear, casual bags, wallets, simple shoes, and classy jewelry. Without a doubt, the recipients of your gifts won't hesitate to put these presents to good use!
Scroll below for some fashionable gift ideas!
12 Stylish Gifts That Your Loved Ones Will Appreciate:
Not only do glasses make cute accessories—these pairs have an anti-radiation function, which protect the eyes from harmful rays, lessening overt exposure to both sunlight and blue light, and thereby eliminating eye strain and headaches.
Nigel in Hazelnut, P795, SUNNIES STUDIOS, ph.sunniesstudios.com
No one will protest a chic pair of sunnies. They can stash this in their car and pull it out to wear any time.
Benny in Cocoa, P399, SUNNIES STUDIOS, ph.sunniesstudios.com
Unisex Dumpling Bag
Here's a super useful item for those who'd appreciate a bag within a bag. This unisex "dumpling bag" is made of water resistant nylon, and you can bundle it into a ball and stuff it into a flap pocket. That way, you can always carry this as a backup bag wherever you go. Plus, it comes in a variety of subdued pastel hues, making it contemporary and easy to pair with just about any outfit.
XS Dumpling Bag in Lime and Black, 79 SGD, (approximately P2934.40), BEYOND THE VINES, beyondthevines.com
Cute Canvas Tote Bag
You can't go wrong with a staple canvas tote, made even cuter with ice cream colors.
Canvas Tote Bag, P695, OLD NAVY, oldnavy.com.ph
Recycled Classic Handbag
Looking for a sophisticated mid-range designer bag? We suggest looking into the ever-recognizable Le Pliage by Longchamp, a nylon handbag with a streamlined, roomy shape. This particular edition is made out of recycled polymide canvas.
Le Pliage Green Top Handle Bag M in Forest, P6200, LONGCHAMP, rustans.com
Compact Baguette Bag
Looking for a gift for someone in the Gen Z to younger Millenial range? A trendy black baguette bag might just do the trick! We all know that black is a hue that'll never fail.
Shoulder Bag in Black, P900, MONKI, zalora.com.ph
Small Leather Goods
If you're on the lookout for a gift that will last a lifetime, consider purchasing a timeless wallet. This one's more of an investment than the other pieces on this list, but it'll be worth it, especially if you're giving it to a special loved one. It's made of hammered calf leather, and features a taut interior with ample compartments. Your recipient will be able to use this every day, and it looks totally chic, too!
Gancini Wallet, P27,500, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, trunc.ph
Dainty Nude Wallet
Not too keen on black? A nude hue works just as well, in a different way—it's still sophisticated, but comes off more youthful. This scratchproof wallet in Saffiano leather will surely be favored by whoever receives it.
Spencer Small Compact Wallet Raw Pecan, P7650, KATE SPADE NEW YORK, rustans.com
Know someone who likes their shoes as straightforward as possible? (Ex., an aunt or minimalist cousin?) Then there's no way they'll be able to pass up this easy-to-wear loafer. It features a non-slip sole and a simple, compact body, making it an ideal shoe for the most pragmatic and laidback of days.
Abriana Loafers, P3650, EASY SPIRIT, zalora.com.ph
If you're really toying around with the idea of gifting shoes, we suggest that you get flat, open-toe pairs like this stylish slipper. It'll be easier to ensure they'll fit your recipient—it'll be harder to nail sizing with stiff, closed-off shoes like boots or sneakers. This black and white slide from Kees Collection is an elevated take on the usual flip-flop, and will make for such a cute present.
The Boni Sandal in White, P1450, KEES COLLECTION, keescollection.ph
If you happen to know someone whose spirit animal is a swan, you know what to get them. This lovely Swarovski necklace features a pavé crystal swan pendant hanging on a rose gold-plated chain. So dainty!
Swan Necklace, P7950, SWAROVSKI, trunc.ph
Another cute gift idea? Something that'll kick off a collection. Get a chain bracelet for a loved one to start them on charm-collecting journey. This is a great gift for people who are artistic, love traveling, and enjoy sentimental trinkets!
Rose Petals Link Bracelet, P5850, PANDORA, pandora.lucerneluxe.com
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