Hear me up ladies and gents! We’ve rounded up fascinating fashion gift ideas to give to your special someone. We listed gifts from accessories, footwear, and bags which will they definitely love.
For the ladies out there, nothing can be more satisfying than splurging yourselves with the trendiest fashion wear and accessories, right? Same goes with men who are into the latest collection of shirt, accessories, and bags in the market. We always need to make sure, we’re Instagram ready with our latest wear.
Whatever the occasion is, we’ve listed some interesting fashion gift ideas your friend or family members are going to love.
Also, we’ve listed some gift ideas depending on your budget and preference. From pieces of jewelry, tops, skirts, hats, bag, and everything in between, the ladies are going to love these budget-friendly items. If you’re planning to buy something for a special man in your life, we’ve also included a must-buy this season.
Be it trinkets for the kikays, medallion necklaces to add sophistication to your casual look, take a look at our top choices of fashion accessories perfect for fashion gift ideas for the ladies out there.
- Mazee PH – this online shop sells the trendiest earrings today, aka the hoops which come in different sizes. They’re popular for making any plain outfit into something chic and sophisticated. Fashion bloggers and local celebrity like Nadine Luster has been seen wearing hoops. They also sell necklaces, chokers, and scarves. For more information and shipping instructions, visit their Instagram at @mazeeph. To slay that look with your hoops, try putting your hair in a low bun.
- Unisilver Jewelries and Watches – If you’re looking for timeless pieces perfect for any ages, then check out jewelries at Unisilver. You can find various accessories from earrings, necklace, ring, anklet, and bracelet. For watches, you’re going to love Unisilver’s affordable, yet quality and posh celebrity signature watches. They have digital watches for men and women, and from casual to formal ones too. One good thing that Unisilver offer is that they also customize watches for corporate giveaways.
- Sunnies – Go all out and consider Sunnies Eyewear as a gift. Their designs are well-detailed, well-thought of, that suits your style. Price starts at Php 499 depending on the design.
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Linya-Linya Hugot-Filled Shirt
Both men and women are going to adore this shirt from Linya-Linya. This shop houses printed puns, relatable entries, and witty banters on their tshirts. I’m sure there’s a perfect pun for the receiver of your gift. Last week, I bought this Food Fighter shirt which is perfect for a Foo Fighter and Food fan like me. For only Php 495, I got a shirt perfect for gala days and movie nights.
They also have merchandise and producing “objects of conversation” such as bookmarks, stickers, key chains, and pens.
Here is the list of branches where you can score some cool shirts. SM Fairview, UP Town Center, Glorietta 1, Gateway, Fifth Rack, Market! Market!, NAIA 1 and 3, and Boracay Airport.
If you are busy and got no time to shop at the physical store, worry not because they ship nationwide. Just visit their website at www.linyalinya.ph.
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Embracing the Culottes Millenium
There has been a resurgence of Culottes in the ladies fashion wear nowadays. Its closet mainstay has been overwhelming, thanks to its comfortable and flattering fit to ladies of all ages and sizes. One of the reasons why this overly popularized fashion statement is adored by many, is because you can mix and match it with any tops, whether you’re going a lunch out with your friends, and can even be a perfect office outfit.
Culottes are wide leg cropped pants, which can be made with different fabric, either denim, linen or anything.
In 2015, Kendall Jenner rocked his culotte outfit with a sleeveless top and white sneaker which became the talk of town. Last June, even Hollywood celebrity Jennifer Lopez was seen wearing a high-waisted, comfy-looking culottes from TopShop. Her – wearing the culotte has elevated the dressing, and has proved that it can also be paired with sneakers for a chic style, or even heels for a sophisticated look.
Here in the Philippines, you can check out some culottes in the following online and physical stores:
- Zalora Culottes– Zalora houses brands that sell denim culottes, and those with cool patterns as well. Their brand incudes Dorothy Perkins, Wrangler, Cignal, Krizia, Sesura, Ensembles, and River Island to name a few
- Plains and Prints Culottes– Endorsed by TV host and celebrity, Anne Curtis, Plains and Prints sells urban city chic style culottes perfect for office appropriate use.
- Forever 21- Visit the go-to store for the latest wear, at none other than Forever 21. They have a range of culottes from satin, stripe, woven, and tie-waist.
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Backslide Loafers and Mules
Say hello to the trendiest lady footwear of 2017. Backslide flats and mules are known for its casual, convenient, and laidback look, worn by fashionistas and bloggers nowadays. Although everyone is loving the ankle-strap sandals with their ripped/distressed jeans, loafers and mules are best alternatives for another fab look.
If you’re wishing to give your lady boss something to impress her on special occasions, might as well give her a backslide flat that suits her personality. It is a perfect footwear for an ultimate casual work shoe. Stand out with your loafers and mules, some ladies paired it with their ripped jeans and any tops to complement each wear.
For celebrities – who have eyes surrounding them – have decided to join the trend. Celebrities like Vanessa Hudgens was spotted wearing her furry Gucci mules. Even Gigi Hadid was also seen wearing her pink pair of fur-lined Gucci mules.
Backslide loafers can be considered as high-end and fashionable footwear today. Various brands and shops have released their styles to satisfy the fashionable ladies out there.
- Aldo – backslide loafers in Aldo are created in a different material with different colors as well. It may come pricey but it will totally be worth the bucks.
- Suelas – This online shop has ankle-flashing flats that are colorful and sturdy too. Visit their website at suelasonline.com to check out other footwear and list of branches.
- H&M – Check out some chic backslide loafers and peep-toe mules here at H&M. Pair it with some ripped jeans for a perfect OOTD.
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Men have this huge fanaticism for caps. Not only do they use it for sun protection, but can also be a style statement, to make their outfit stand out.
There are many brands and stores offering on point caps for men depending on their preference, budget, and most importantly, personality. Such caps that embody being an outdoor person are those from New Era. Aside from caps, they also sell jackets, sweatshirt and hoodies, T-shirts, backpacks, and more.
You can also check www.zalora.com.ph for other brands, like Vans, Cotton On, Oxygen, and more.
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You can never go wrong with giving a watch as a gift. It is by far the most practical gift you can ever give to a guy, especially if he’s always on the go. Some might prefer the classic watch, and for sporty ones – the Smart Watches.
- Classic Watches
These are for boyfriends who are always late and doesn’t even have time to check their phone. Give them a classic watch that wouldn’t only be functional for them, but could also complement every piece of wardrobe they have. For example, Titan Classic Watch for men I found in Zalora. This timepiece, made of stainless steel strap is arguably a fine accessory to make your man look dapper and manly. You can buy this watch for only Php 2,695.00. Or for a faster wearing watch and minimalist guys, choose this Casio Rubber Strap Watch for Php 849.00.
- Smart Watches
Our phone can do everything alone from telling time, sending text messages, and updating our status on Social Media. But what makes this smart watch stand out from the regular watches, is that it’s modern, convenient, and functional.
In our recent article weeks ago, Best Techie Gift Ideas for Your Wishlist, we’ve listed 3 brands to choose – from Samsung Gear 3, Apple Watch Series 2, and ASUS Zenwatch 2. Although it may come pricey, these watches are sure worth the money.
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Bags For Men
Remember that a sleek bag can complete any man’s style statement. If you don’t have any idea what and where to buy, let us help you have some choices of the perfect bag for your guy.
For professional ones, try this Mango Pebbled Briefcase for Php 3,995.00. It is made of Polyurethane, has plenty of spaces for everyday needs, including an inner padded laptop sleeve with Velcro fastening.
Now for casual days and men always on the go, considering buying this Herschel Elko Windbreak for Php 2,300.00. It boasts a signature striped fabric liner, internal storage sleeve, hidden metal snap closure, and a slim shoulder strap for comfortable wear. It is also available in white.
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Casual Shorts For Men
Simplicity is key when deciding what to give for men, like this casual drawstring shorts for men. These trendy shorts or commonly known as “The Weekend Short” can be found at any stores around and outside Manila. The best thing about this short is that some of the material used is cotton, which is a men’s preference for their outfit.
What’s interesting though, is that bloggers and local celebrities have been sporting this short for casual use, and is now a go-to wear of most men.
For a more formal looking shorts, consider this Cargo Shorts from FOX. You can have this short for only Php 3,990.00. It has 6 pockets which makes it not only fashionable, but also functional as well. Tell you guy to pair it with white shoes and they’re off to go.
You can score a piece now at Zalora for only Php 799.00. Visit www.zalora.com.ph for more details.
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Another manly gift you can ever give to your someone special is a belt.
Not only it is a necessity for men out there, but is now considered a fashion statement. Before choosing a perfect belt, remember that there are plenty of brands and designs out there, and you might have to choose your receiver’s personality before purchasing one.
If the guys is more of a happy go lucky one, then choose this Levi’s Belt for only Php 2,150.00. It has a genuine leather band for longer use. For playful and risk-taker guys, this Burton Menswear London is for you. This stretchable belt has an adjustable length so no need to worry if you added some waistline this holiday season. It can be bought in Zalora for only Php 995.00.
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Adidas Aqualette Slides
If ladies prefer the backslide loafers and mules, same goes with men who deserves the Adidas Aqualette slippers.
If you’re guy is into strenuous activities like sports, or maybe even tired of wearing his corporate shoes after work – then maybe it’s time to get him this gift. It has a synthetic sole and contoured footbed to provide utmost comfort to the sole.
You can buy this at www.zalora.com.ph for only Php 995.00.
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How To Search For The Best Fashion Gift
Everyone wants to feel and look good every time we go out – which is why giving fashionable gifts to someone – is incomparable once you see them appreciate what you got for them.
Remember to set for a budget when you plan to buy a gift. Price does not always matter, so make sure you know their interests, and what they’re lacking of. If you someone with their outdated bag, take the hint and give them one. Now, if you see your friend/workmate wearing the same shoes or pants repeatedly, well, I guess you give them something new and trendy.
For more affordable choices, visit bazaars and shop for your gifts as early as now. For a list of bazaars happening this year, kindly check our previous article about Best Bazaars in the Metro to Check Out.