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The best Christmas gifts for women

Because she will always be worth it

Jenny Leung
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Jenny Leung
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If you're racking your brain trying to find the perfect Christmas gift for the leading lady in your life, look no further. Whether it's for your significant other, your trusty gal pal, or your mama bear who's always caring for everybody but herself, our guide will help you find something special to spoil them the way they deserve. 

We'll be regularly updating this list with more amazing gifts, so bookmark this page!

RECOMMENDED: Check off the rest of your shopping list at the Best Christmas markets in Hong Kong, or start planning for the holiday season with our ultimate guide to celebrating Christmas in Hong Kong.

The best Christmas gifts for women

Aesop The Poetry of Place gift kits
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Aesop The Poetry of Place gift kits

If you're unsure of what she wants or needs, Aesop's holiday gift kits are a sure-fire hit. Embodying four Aesop stores across the globe, including Hong Kong, Sydney, Seoul, and LA, the seasonal gift kits contain an assortment of products that accentuate the people and culture of each local neighbourhood.

The Precipitous kit corresponds to the New Town Plaza Aesop store in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, through three Parsley Seed skincare items, while the Igneous kit recalls the singular stone facades of Aesop Pitt Street in Sydney with a Geranium Leaf body care duo. The Industrious kit holds three handcare items inspired by the Aesop Sounds Hannam store in Seoul. And last but not least, the Congruous kit calls on downtown LA and features a quartet of hand and body products.

Price: $360-$1,500
Where to buy: aesop.com/hk

Acqua di Parma Holiday Season Collection
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Acqua di Parma Holiday Season Collection

Known for their exquisite range of fragrances, Acqua di Parma's new seasonal collection feature scented candles that will fill up the home with all kinds of festive fragrances, from notes of vanilla and candied fruits (Panettone) to warm woody accents (Magia del Camino). For something that will really impress, opt for one of the many holiday gift sets which offer some of the brand's best products such as shower gels, hand creams, cologne, and more.

Price: From $750
Where to buy: Available in Acqua di Parma store locations in Hong Kong

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  • Shopping
  • Shopping & Style

Go pink and bold with your Christmas gift and take a look at Casetify's latest collaborative collection with Barbie. The new collection offers a range of Casetify’s signature accessories, along with exclusive items such as the brand new Pin’It Case, which allows customers to attach their favourite Barbie charms and accessories onto the case, and a collectable Silicone Purse Case with a built-in strap to mimic the look of a Barbie doll bag. You can also personalise the Barbie Pillow Case by adding the name of your giftee onto the case in a special Barbie typeface! 

Price: From $399
Where to buy: casetify.com

Cocca Moka Espresso Pot
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Cocca Moka Espresso Pot

If your special lady can't start her morning without a cup of coffee, then she'll love this. A Memphis-inspired style coffee maker, the Cocca Moka Espresso Pot can brew three cups of espresso in less than two minutes. The pot can heat up on both gas or induction stovetops and will make a colourful addition to the home.

Price: $398
Where to buy: store.moma.org

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Delsey Paris Chatelet Air 2.0
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Delsey Paris Chatelet Air 2.0

A shining example of French craftsmanship and elegance, Delsey Paris' Chatelet Air 2.0 would make an ideal gift for travel bugs. Made with recycled water bottles and vegan leather trim, the luggage features four double-spinner wheels for smooth maneuverability, a Securitech locking system with layers of zipper teeth reinforced pullers, shock-absorbing corner protectors to safeguard against wear and tear, and specifically designed interiors with cross straps, dividers, and shoe and laundry bag for optimal organisation. The lining is even coated with Silvadur antimicrobial technology to provide bateria and odor control. As for its design, the luggage nods to traditional Parisian architecture while the unique lines calls on the vintage design of classic luggages. Pair it with one of the collection's side pieces such as the shoulder bag, backpack, or duffel for a complete look! The Chatelet Air 2.0 luggage is available in five sizes ranging from 55cm to 80cm, along with two 73cm and 80cm trunk styles.

Price: From $4,200
Where to buy: Available at Delsey Paris's Tsim Sha Tsui Sogo flagship store 

Diptyque Holiday Collection
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Diptyque Holiday Collection

Diptyque’s Holiday Collection is the perfect gifting option if you're looking for something luxurious. From limited-edition candle sets (available in sets of five or 12) and winter-scented candles with new and singular tones; to the Eau De Parfum set adorned with stars and dancing letters in gold and silver, or the Eau Rose hand cream and hair mist set, these thoughtful gifts will shower her in the most elegant scents throughout Christmas. You can also add a touch of sparkle to her home with the carousel sets that come with scented candles, the golden lantern set, or the scented taper candles and brass candle holders.

Price: From $280-$1,700
Where to buy: diptyqueparis.com

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Dr. Plant face mask pack
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Dr. Plant face mask pack

Winter can be harsh for the skin, so give her the rehydration she needs with Dr. Plant's Dendrobium Deep Moisturizing or the Centella Extra Soothing Face Mask pack. Blending together six kinds of selective alpine plant extracts, along with nanoemulsion beauty ingredients, the face mask will leave the skin feeling supple and hydrated throughout the season. There are no additives used too, making suitable for those with sensitive skin. It'll be a perfect stocking-stuffer or even as part of a DIY beauty hamper!

Price: $88/pack of seven pcs 
Where to buy: mannings.com.hk

Founders Beauty At-Home Spa Kit
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Founders Beauty At-Home Spa Kit

It’s been a hectic year, and what better gift than one that encourages self-care? The Founders Beauty’s At-Home Spa Kit is the perfect gift for her to pamper and unwind in the comforts of her own home. 

The Creamy Clay Concentrate mask – unlike other clay masks – will not crack on the skin, keeping it well nourished and hydrated while drawing out impurities in the skin. The clean, vegan formula is made from the finest glacial bentonite clay from New Zealand and natural ingredients such as raspberry, rosemary, and cucumber. There are four sachets inside the box along with a set of four teas (chamomile, lavender, hibiscus, and butterfly pea), a mug, and an infuser. She’ll be able to cosy up with a cup of tea while the mask works its magic.

Price: Approx. $965
Where to buy: foundersbeauty.com

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Kibo Apple Kicks
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Kibo Apple Kicks

If she is someone who's eco-conscious, sustainable footwear brand Kibo's first plant-based leather sneakers, the Apple Kicks, will make an ideal gift. Upcycled from apple agricultural waste, these kicks are made from USDA-certified material that is 100 percent vegan and ethically produced with a carbon footprint 20 times less than natural leather. The waste from roughly 15 apples is used to craft one pair of Kibo Apple Kicks sneakers!

Price: $1,380
Where to buy: kibo.eco

L:a Bruket Limited Edition Reset Kits
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L:a Bruket Limited Edition Reset Kits

Gift her something that's completely natural and organic for Christmas and take your pick from one of L:a Bruket's Limited Edition Reset Kits. From face and body care products to personal and home fragrances, each kit is covered in a beautifully designed cyanotype wrap that directly references the key ingredients or function of the products within. 

The Hand Reset Duo-kit comes with a rejuvenating hand serum and hand cream with a refreshing citrus and elderflower scent, while the Lip Restore Kit offers a lip scrub, mask, and balm made with a combination of active ingredients inspired by the west coast of Sweden. L:a Bruket's Elder and Spruce Body Reset Kits are also great options that will exfoliate and nourish the skin with a natural sea salt scrub and a highly moisturising body lotion.

Price: $550-$750
Where to buy: Available at L:a Bruket's Hong Kong store at K11 Musea

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Laneige Holiday Dazzle collection
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Laneige Holiday Dazzle collection

Laneige's Holiday Dazzle collection will have her beauty regime covered from day to night. While the Water Bank Blue Hyaluronic Cream set will keep her skin fully hydrated throughout winter, the Radian-C Cream Set will clear and brighten up any unwanted dark spots and dull skin tones. The Mini Lip Sleeping Mask Set is also a great gifting option as the leave-on mask delivers nourishing benefits to chapped winter lips.

Price: $192-$320
Where to buy: laneige.com

Lomography x Vivian Ho Lomo’Instant Automat
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Lomography x Vivian Ho Lomo’Instant Automat

Capture those precious moments with your special lady with Lomography's limited edition Lomo’Instant Automat designed in collaboration with renowned Hong Kong artist Vivian Ho. Featuring the artist's depiction of a tiny galaxy, the camera offers different shooting modes, a built-in wide-angle lens, multiple lens attachments – close-up, fisheye, and wide-angle – that can be screwed onto the camera, multi-exposure settings, and more. 

Price: $1,468
Where to buy: shop.lomography.com

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  • Health and beauty
  • Beauty salons
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If your lady wants to look bright-eyed and camera-ready during the holiday season, why not pamper her and treat her to an eyelash extension service from NovaLash? Using Novaminx, the brand’s own line of lash extensions, NovaLash offers lashes that are not only gorgeous but also instantly waterproof and oil proof. Customers can select between Natural Minx for a lighter and natural look or Volume for a more dramatic and fuller style. From now until December 31, NovaLash is offering a 15 percent discount to all first-time customers, and customers can add coloured extensions to any lash treatment at an additional cost.
 
Price: From $1,380 and up
Where to buy: novalash.hk

Nu Skin ageLoc LumiSpa
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Nu Skin ageLoc LumiSpa

Fit for a beauty queen, Nu Skin's ageLOC LumiSpa iO is equipped with micropulse oscillation technology that's designed to help cleanse, exfoliate, and massage your skin all at the same time. Users can customise and create tailored treatments for different areas, set reminders for optimised results, earn awards and track usage, and make before and after comparisons – all with just a few taps on their mobile phones.

Price: $2,785.72 (basic set with 100ml cleanser)
Where to buy: nuskin.com

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Pandora x Keith Haring
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Pandora x Keith Haring

The Pandora x Keith Haring collection is the brand's first-ever artist collaboration. Featuring the most iconic motifs by world-renowned artist Keith Haring, including the barking dog, angel baby, and his signature bold linear lines, the collection brings to life the buzz and creativity of downtown New York in the 1980s. Combining vibrant art with fine jewellery, the collection will let your lady truly sparkle this holiday season.

Price: From $699
Where to buy: 
hk.pandora.net

Skin Laundry
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Skin Laundry

Skin Laundry's pH Balancing Toner is a must-have beauty weapon. Its unique formula enables the skin's pH levels to be maintained, with ceramides that can lock in the skin's natural moisture and an antioxidant that helps prevent cell damage to the skin. The toner is also infused with aloe and willow bark extract to sooth and revitalise the skin. 

You can also opt for their Brightening Serum, a concentrated resurfacing serum with 2.1 percent glycolic acid, which can effectively fade dark spots, and improve the skin's tone and texture. Combined with vitamin c, amino acids, and spirula plant extra, the serum will protect and repair the skin without irritation.

To take things up a notch, book her a session at Skin Laundry for the Ultra Dup Laser facial. The treatment targets all layers of the skin to solve multiple skin concerns using two powerhouse lasers and medical-grade serums. Visit hk.skinlaundry.com to find out more.

Price: $250/$550/$3,500
Where to buy: hk.skinlaundry.com

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Smiley Lights
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Smiley Lights

This Christmas, give her the gift of a smile – a bright, round, yellow smile, that is! In honour of their 50th anniversary, Smiley has launched a collection of adorable lights with three sizes to choose from. Featuring a touch dimmer button, the Smiley Light offers six brightness settings that will fill any room with a warm, cheerful glow. Even when switched off, the light makes for an adorable decorative item at home.

Price: $268-$2,280
Where to buy: store.moma.org

Sudio A2 wireless earbuds
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Sudio A2 wireless earbuds

It's almost impossible to find the perfect pair of wireless earbuds that's just right for you, but Sudio's A2 model sure comes close to it. Offering a premium listening experience with clear calls and active noise cancelling technology, the A2 wireless earbuds allow you to enjoy up to nine and a half hours of listening experience on a single charge. Sudio A2 also has an IPX4 splash-proof rating and comes in five stylish colours, including white, black, anthracite, pink, and purple.

Price: $399
Where to buy: sudio.com/hk

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Unspun Atelier to you
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Unspun Atelier to you

Every girl needs their perfect pair of jeans, so why not help her out by gifting her with custom-made jeans from unspun, the first 3D-scanning denim brand in Hong Kong. Giving her the ultimate personalisation experience, the Atelier to you gift kit features a gift card valid for any one pair of jeans from the brand's collection, a swatch kit with different fabrics available at unspun, a lookbook so she can explore different styles, a 'how-to' guide that explains all about the custom-fit process, and plenty of space for you to leave a sweet message for her.

Price: $1,500
Where to buy: unspun.io

Viktor&Rolf
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Viktor&Rolf

Viktor&Rolf's Flowerbomb is an elegant and glamorous fragrance created by perfumers Olivier Polge, Carlos Benaim, and Domitille Berthier. Housed inside a beautifully designed bottle, the ambery scent offers an explosion of sweet floral notes derived from the essence of thousands of flowers such as freesia, jasmine rose, and patchouli. Aside from this iconic fragrance, explore the rest of the collection that extends to the Flowerbomb Nectar, Dew, and midnight to find the perfect scent for her.

Price: $1,020-$1,580
Where to buy:  Available at Viktor&Rolf's Harbour City pop-up store (Kiosk 3E, L3)

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