Spare yourself the agony of endless pondering—we’re here with the lifestyle edition of the Great Grazia Gift Guide for Christmas 2023. Whether you’re shopping for the coffee snob or just a friend who literally can’t decide, we’ve got you covered with our Christmas 2023 lifestyle gift guide that’s filled to the bring with joy-bringing goodies.
So, you’ve shopped for the beauty junkies and fulfilled the wishes of your fashionista loved ones, and now you’re left with one last subset of the friend group to Christmas shop for. Short of booking their dream trip and paying a year’s worth of their favourite streaming platforms, these items in our guide should do the trick.
We all can get a case of decision fatigue. Some more than others. Help a loved one snap into action with this decision board that will change the saying ‘ask the ball’ to ‘ask the wall’. Can’t decide on a lunch place? Don’t know whether to say yes or no to that date? Fret not—the decision board will be taking all that out of the equation.
Got a music lover or film aficionado in your midst? This speaker system will blow their socks off—literally—and especially if they live their lives on the go. With over 30 hours battery life, they can bingewatch their favourite TV shows and movies during their Christmas break, essentially without pause.
We’re sure you have someone who spends a lot of their waking hours in a car, and we bet they already have a playlist and a rotation of podcasts to accompany them. You know what they don’t have? A luxury car diffuser. And just like that, you’ve won Christmas.
You can’t miss with the Godiva Holiday 2023 Gift Box. If you know someone who has a sweet tooth, we bet they have this on their wishlist. From delectable, seasonal flavours to sensual textures, indulge in this box of chocolates to make the holiday season that much more special.
This one truly packs a punch. It’s one thing for earbuds to have battery longevity, but guess what’s better? Earbuds that you actually want to be wearing all those hours. The Nothing Ear (2) lasts up to 36 hours, and it’s super lightweight. On top of the personalised active noise cancellation feature and the iconic Nothing design, the earphones boast studio-quality audio.
We’re about to enter the new year, and don’t we all need a new work bag? Choose between the eight delicious colours and curate a bag for your loved one at ana tomy. Spacious and uber-functional, the bag will instantly become part of their daily needs. Don’t forget to personalise the bag, too!
ana tomy is available at The Zhongshan Building and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
This is made for the family member or friend who always acts as the host for all your gatherings. In fact, this will be the crown jewel of their homeware collection. Made in Murano, these handcrafted, hand-blown multicoloured glasses mimic the emblematic Monogram Flower in a quiet luxury manner.
A cut above the rest, the Apple Watch Hermès is not just an Apple Watch. This right here is the intersection of cutting-edge technological advancement and uncompromising craftsmanship. There’s a wide array of stylish straps, so the recipient can dress their watch to match their daily dress-up.
Price: from MYR5,499
You already know for whom this tumbler will be. Yes, it’s that person in your life that’s never seen drinking a drop of water. With this, you can both give them a hint, and a solution to that problem. Plus, it’s super cute and festive, so they essentially have no excuse to go about their lives without hydration on their person.
Truly, no gift guide is complete without the mention of a candle. This time, we introduce the Scents of Memento 001 Sublime candle. Made by a local perfuming whiz, the candle will turn any room into an elegant and sophisticated space. With notes of clove, red apple, and praline, it doubles as a Christmas scent without smelling exclusively of Christmas.
Price: MYR130 for 230g
Newsflash: There’s a brand new photographing experience, and it’s the Instax Pal. Thanks to its miniature size, it’s super portable and makes for the perfect camera to snap pictures on the go. With a seamless Bluetooth connection, you can control the Pal from the palm of your hand. Additionally, it works with the Smartphone Printer, so you can immediately print out images and share them with loved ones.
In this day and age, a good cup of coffee is simply a basic need. For the member of your circle that seems to exist perpetually with a coffee cup in hand, get them the Nespresso Lattissima One. With a milk frother attached, the machine can brew a mean cup of espresso and a comforting serving of latte. Did we also mention the wide array of flavours that Nespresso has under its umbrella? Or the stunning coffee advent calendar?
Here’s a failsafe option to gift this Christmas. Perfectly enjoyable neat, on ice, or in long drinks and cocktails, this eau de vie strikes the perfect balance of succulent, fruity notes and subtle woody overtones, resulting in a harmonious expression.
Now who wouldn’t want this sitting pretty in their kitchen? Although this is not the most cutting-edge of coffee makers, the Smeg 50’s Retro Style Drip Filter Coffee Machine is in a league of its own, especially due to its aesthetics. Though it might not have the bells and whistles of newer coffee machines, it can still make a mean cup of joe.
Sometimes, the best gift to give is the gift of comfort. If you know someone who is in dire need of rest, why not get them the Sonno Huggy Blanket? It simulates the feeling of being hugged, triggering the body to release happy hormones, A.K.A. serotonin. This may not be for everyone, but thanks to the 30-night trial, the purchase is easily a low-risk one.
For the person who is a) a spirit connoisseur, and b) a major Jackson Wang fan, we give to you, the collaboration between Hennessy and its global brand ambassador. No worries even if they’re novices at mixology. There are cocktail recipes available for them to play bartender with.
Ever since the pandemic has subsided, we’ve all caught the travel bug. For those in dire need of a new suitcase, get them this one from Samsonite. Specifically made for the frequent flyer, you can count on this luggage to last you a lifetime. Plus, the interior is lined with high-quality jacquard that’s made of 100% post-consumer recycled PET bottles—so your emissions are lowered by using this Samsonite bag.