Small Wonders: These 10 Holiday Gift Ideas Might Not be Big in Size But They Will Be Surefire Hits at Any Unboxing - Lifestyle Asia

These include some of our new favorites, from stylish Bally bags to a pen inspired by a screen legend to Kaia Gerber’s watch of the moment.

Bally Beckie TPU Cross-Body Bag in Brown

Who doesn’t love a stylish petite bag? This one from Bally certainly caught our attention. The Beckie cross-body bag in B-monogram TPU (P66,000) has an elegant, rounded silhouette as well as a fold-over flap with a tourniquet metallic lock as well as the Swiss luxury house’s signature B-Chain hardware.

The shoulder strap is both detachable and adjustable, and allows the bag to be worn over the shoulder or, as the name suggests, as a cross-body. The inside is separated by compartments and a rear flat pocket adds additional storage.

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Dermtropics Adopt-a-Tree Gift Boxes

The secret ingredient behind Dermtropics, according to the couple behind it Margaux Arambulo-Lucena and Miko Lucena, is wet-milled virgin coconut oil. Created using a thousand-year-old traditional method practiced by famers in Mindanao, this leads to smoother skin and soft healthy hair.

These gift boxes (P740 to P2,750) are not only filled with selected items from their line, but also supports programs of the Philippine Parks and Biodiversity.

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Bulgari Man Terrae Essence

Fertile Tuscan soil is the inspiration behind Terrae Essence (P5,550 for 60ml), which features woody vetiver notes. Master perfumer Alberto Morillas picked out two vetiver roots to be at the heart of the scent, one from Java, the other from Haiti.

Other notes include citron essence, calamansi accord, orris concrete, and styrax essence. Its bottle is said to be an interpretation of the earth’s power, and is inspired by travertine marble.

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Noerden LIZ

A self-sanitizing smart bottle, LIZ (P4,650 for 480ml) is by the French fitness technology brand Noerden. Their devices synchronizes your biometrics such as BMI with their app via Bluetooth, which turn them into daily guides.

Inside the bottle of LIZ, which is a Red Dot Product Design Award winner, is a UV light sterilization system that destroys 99.9 percent of viruses and odor-causing bacteria.

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Fendi Feel

Introduced at the same time as the brand’s capsule collection with Skims, Fendi Feel (S$ 520) is a sunglass collection that has a ‘shape in shape’ lamination construction. It brings a cat-eye shape in full color on a base of crystal acetate, and mirrors the palette of the Fendi x Skims collab.

Neutral tones define the colorways, from caramel with a transparent beach base and light brown lenses to coral with a crystal clear base and green lenses.

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Swarovski Holiday Gifting

“The holiday season is about coming together and, particularly after the past years, we are so proud to bring that sense of warmth to life through our holiday program,” says Swarovski creative director Giovanna Engelbert.

“Our goal is to return to that sense of joyful magic that lives at the heart of the season.” These are expressed in these stunning pieces, from colorful glassware to hanging décor.

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Beoplay EQ in Nordic Ice

With six built-in microphones and adaptive active noice cancellation, the Beoplay EQ ($399) has become a top choice for many audiophiles. Made from hard anodized Aluminum, polymer, and silicone, the pair can be charged for 20 minutes and then have enough juice to last two more hours.

This year, the EQ, along with the bulier Beoplay H95, Beosound A1, and other home speakers, comes in plush Nordic ice.  

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Chanel No. 5 Limited Edition

N°5 ($825) remains the most striking embodiment of the House that Coco built. A century later, Chanel has created a new version of the Eau de Parfum. For the first time ever, the bottle incorporates recycled glass, while still keeping its incomparably pure, sparkling, transparent look.

The product of a long-standing partnership with Pochet du Courval, a Living Heritage Company, this high-quality glass was obtained using an innovative recycling technology.

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Montblanc Muses Elizabeth Taylor

Montblanc Musespairs the Maison’s deep heritage of writing culture with the stories of strong and fearless women who have left their mark on the world. The late actress and activist Elizabeth Taylor is the latest to be celebrated with a special edition writing instrument, being widely regarded as one of the most iconic and influential women of the 20th century.

The collection comes in a fountain pen ($,210) and Rollerball ($1,075) editions.

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Omega Trésor in Malachite

A sought-after women’s watch, the Trésor (starting $15,900) is adorned with the hypnotic green hue of malachite. The decorative stone has been cherished since antiquity and has been used throughout history for meaningful purposes, such as the creation of palaces, cathedrals, and churches.

To further distinguish the watch design, Omega has given the malachite dials their own Roman numeral hour-markers and diamond-polished hands in 18K Moonshine Gold.

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