It's finally December! A month that calls for celebration, fun and lots of cheer. As the year comes to an end, the seasonal holidays also calls for a season of shopping. While we try to get most of it done through November and whenever we can as early as possible, there is always one or two renegade gifts that seem to get left out. But worry not, last minute shopping can be fun and creative too and to save you some time, we compiled a list of gift ideas for loved ones that you can get in store and online. These range from books that feature poignant artworks to candles and shoes for those looking to constantly elevate from a comfortable stance.
Valley Deep Into You is a collection of text based artist, Trina Teoh's works. Written while Trina was in Los Angeles, the body of work is an intimate recollection of the artists thoughts and recollections during her youth. Featuring 35 pages, this book is adds a sense of whimsical flair to your holiday gifts and is perfect for those shopping for their artistic loved ones. Each book retails for RM65 and is available both online and in store. Check the book out and more here.
What are the holidays without great smells wafting through your home. Be it the aromatic scents from the kitchen, to the citrusy notes greeting each guest as they step into your space. Better yet, get a scented candle, light one up, get cozy and usher in the holidays while recharging your energy. Remember, a good scent can help alter and lift one's mood up. Here's one that has tugged at our heartstrings with its particularly interesting scents. A homegrown label with an amazing selection of scented candles, TACT is the brainchild of photographer, Ridduan TTFGA Ismail. The label offers three types of candles with scents that range from leather to orange and bergamot. Each candle retails for RM120 and is the perfect gift for yourself or for loved ones looking to brighten up their sacred space.
The latest addition to the Nelissa Hilman Ready To Wear lineup, Essential Socks were first introduced on the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week runway. These socks are made with mercerised cotton, a material that helps to add on to the strength of the socks while keeping comfortability in mind. Retailing at RM58, it makes the perfect Secret Santa gift and an even better option for those looking for comfortable long lasting gifts under a budget. Made with the modern woman in mind, Essential Socks comes in three colours and feature a monogram of the label on a minimalistic design.
Hand printed with an original artwork titled "Tiga Pemimpi" by Ika Sharom, the shirts feature three ladies donning traditional Malay attires whilst being surrounded by nature and animals. This painting serves as a reminder of the importance of chasing your dreams, a great gift to those who want to remain mindful of their heritage while chasing the stars. Shop the Tiga Pemimpi collection here.
Inspired by nature, handmade and coated with 24 carat gold, this WASIS Studio X Nelissa Hilman jewellery collection is made with up cycled copper from what was the store's first store signage at our Bangsar Village outpost. Available in different designs and forms, this collection is the perfect gift for those looking to add a clean cut elegant look to their wardrobe. From rings, earrings to brooches, explore the collection here.
Last but not least, shoes. An essential to protect your feet from hot pavements to rocky surfaces. Made with the everyday women in mind, Nelissa Hilman heels are made to maximise comfort while making sure one stays stylish. A suitable addition to the ladies who are looking to update their closet with a staple pair of heels suitable for dressing down and up especially now, when holiday seasons calls for the social calendar to be filled. Looking good while being comfortable in party heels certainly helps to end the year on a good note. Shop our latest SS 22 and FW 22 collections, from sandals to your 4 inch heels along with some classic options here.