Totally late for the Christmas gifting season? As you’re making your shopping list and plotting out presents for him, her, and whomever else, we all know gift shopping – especially last minute ones – can very easily spiral out of control. So where should you begin? Here at Downtown Gallery, we’ve identified 6 stops to make your belated Christmas shopping the easiest thing you’ve ever done.
You can never really go wrong with jewellery for the fashion obsessive friend. With all the fuss around dainty jewellery, BOLD&CRAFT takes the finest, highest quality materials and turns them into beautiful geometric-styled pieces that’ll add refined edge to any look.
And to be suitably festive, the Hansel & Smith collection stars hand-sawn reindeer necklaces and bangles (from $78) that will make merry gifts for the fashion lover in your life.
BOLD&CRAFT is located at #01-42
For someone who’s a little more crafty, there’s also Essential Extra with their variety of brightly-coloured bracelets, earrings and other accessories. From old-school charmers to modern classics, the curated selection of playful and unique accessories includes a little something for everyone.
A woman who rocks – literally? Consider the Lanterna Guitar Pick earring, that’ll strike a chord with them for sure.
Essential Extra is located at #01-43
With leather products ranging from shoes to accessories like bags and wallets, there’s any number of fantastic gifts to get from Goodgoods, which curates international brands including England’s Brady Bags and Daines & Hathaway, Indonesia’s Voyej, France’s Fogg Bags and local brand Kilter Goods, among many others.
If he or she is a minimalist, we recommend the Kilter Goods x Voyej Mizzen compact vertical wallets, which come in Veg Tan and Olive. With a sleek, classic design, this wallet keeps essentials organised with ease, while keeping it lowkey.
Goodgoods is located at #01-39/40
If you think “nothing says I don’t care like a candle”, we believe a thoughtful scent never goes unappreciated. To give a fragrance more out of the ordinary, design a bespoke fragrance for your special someone at Freda’D. Better yet, treat them to a Freda’D’s perfume-making workshop where they can create their very own scent.
Of course, if you’re short on time, there’s no shortage of quality fragrances for purchase at Freda’D. All perfumes are specially formulated to be able to withstand humidity and last for 7-12 hours in Asia’s tropical climate, which will come in handy considering Singapore’s default weather.
Freda’D is located at #01-35
Noah Garden Centre
For those with green thumbs, gardening has never been easier with Noah Garden Centre. Pick from pots and plants of different colours, shapes and sizes, for indoors or outdoors. For the festive season, they’re offering Christmas ornaments for as low as $2!
More deals are on as well every day in December, as part of Noah Garden Centre’s advent calendar. Don’t miss out on the chance to add a little greenery to your office or homes for cheap.
Noah Garden Centre is located at #01-32/33
Threadbare & Squirrel
Go local with Threadbare & Squirrel, which carries locally curated, beautifully designed clothes, accessories and baubles. There are well-designed gifts for any type of person, from colourful Happy Socks off a Christmas tree to stylish tops, dresses and shoes.
For the month of December, everything in stores is 15% off, meaning you get more for less! We recommend these star earrings dipped in rhodium, as a thank you present for the ones that truly make the season shine.
Threadbare & Squirrel is located at #01-41