Gifting Trends

We shop for each and every gift recipient individually, to find the perfect gifts that really tick their boxes and yours! But it's always good to have some inspiration! 

Stay ahead of the gifting curve... here we curate the latest trends and gift items (that we're secretly lusting after!​) across varying budgets, and including a mix of locally sourced and international items.  
 

We'll keep adding more gift categories here so check back for more:

 

1. Biba Bibe logo cushion: luxurious look and feel, but with a purse-friendly price [@thornandburrowshop]


2. Ankyra Home small bowl: inspired by Ebru art, meant for the kitchen but doubles up beautifully as a coin or jewellery bowl for your side table [@ankyra.home]


3. Pottery Barn unframed canvas: layered swirls by Lauren Herrera [@potterybarn]

4. West Elm vintage vogue linea coasters: so many coasters here to choose from, all stunning and at affordable prices [@westelm] 

5. Tom Dixon eclectic scented candle gift set: a mini trio of beautiful scents in gold, silver and rose gold metallic holders [@tomdixonstudio @hapi.fish] 

6. Loewe room spray: add an air of luxury to your home [@loewe_perfumes]

7. Jones & Co's Jean face vase: handmade and oh so fun, we simply love. Check out the range of different face options to make you chuckle [@officialbiba]

 

1. Rejina Pyo Carter canvas tote bag: durable; bold, beautiful colour which looks just as good on the beach and it does in the mall. Plus it's on sale! @mytheresa.com @rejinapyo

2. AETHIC Triple-Filter Ecocompatible Sunscreen: proudly offers protection without damaging the ocean and its creatures @aethiclife @netaporter

3. Tom Ford Lara blush wayfarer-style sunglasses: I'm loving these @tomford nude pair which go with everything! @harveynichols

4. Morellato Perfetta earrings: adding a pow of colour in an understated design, I'm loving these by Italian brand @morellato_official 

5. Rupert & Bird 'Crab holes' beach towel: lusting after this double-sided designed towel; looks great, is sand free, absorbent yet quick drying... plus an eco towel made from 60% recycled plastic bottles - hooray! @rupertandbird

6. Lock + Block Protective Spray by celebrity stylist Rita Hazan: beach bag essential UV-filter spray, it reflects harmful rays and helps with the dreaded frizz @ritahazan @netaporter

7. Havaianas metallic mini bag: keep your purse essentials dry at the beach with this cute and handy mini bag @havaianashongkong

8. Sempimimi Tori Cuff: get beach bar ready with a metallic cuff to complete your look. We love - the gold is currently sold out (eek sorry we got two!) but the silver is available @sempimimi

Gift ideas for the beach lover

9. Melissa Odabash Chelsea white short dress: for when it's time to stop tanning and get some lunch! Currently on sale @melissaodabash

10. Maison Michel Henrietta grosgrain-trimmed straw hat: granted, this is pretty pricey but if you want to exclude Parisian chic then needs must and all @maisonmichel @netaporter

 

11. Ancient Greek Sandals Apli Eleftheria Nails: understated yet stunning and oh so comfortable, can be worn everywhere! @ancientgreeksandals

12. Chanel Les Beiges healthy glow sheer colour stick: beach bag must-have; easily applied and blended with your finger, it's meant for the cheeks but I use it on my lips too... 2 in 1! @chanelofficial

 

5. Momax UV-Box: This 3-in one is brilliant! It's a UV sanitising box for your mobile, earplugs, watches.... and kills up to 99.9% of germs for your non-washable personal items. It's also a wireless charging station for your phone - handy! Plus it's an aroma diffuser - just add a few drops of liquid fragrance and it diffuses a nice smell into your room - bonus! [@momax_hk]

6. Mark & Graham Bond Leather Charger Roll Up: Hands up who's always forgetting chargers or can't find your earphones when you want them? Yup me too. This handy roll-up keeps everything in one place, ready to grab and go. Plus it comes in a variety of leather finishes and with free foil deboss monogramming it's even more of a lush gift [@markandgraham]

1. Selvedge Grooming Cleanse & Shave: This clever product is perfect for guys on the go! It's a dual action face wash AND shaving cream…why have two products when you can have one that ticks both boxes! Not only does this feel super lush on the skin and smells divine (!) it's also made with lots of good stuff and no nasties [@selvedge_grooming]
 
2. Roav Balto Sunglasses: These smart sunglasses not only look great, but fold up into the tinniest space so handy to always have in your pocket for HK sun! @roaveyewear

 

3. Lucent Botanicals Mood Lift CBD Mints: There's a lot of chat about CBD products at the moment, and we think these mood-lifting mints are a great idea for a pick-me-up on the go! They help activate your body’s natural ability to lightly lift your spirits [@lucentbotanicals available from @thegreenrice]
 

4. Amazfit Zenbuds: we're all after the perfect night's sleep right! I've tried various wearable sleep tech but these get a tick from me - they're light, comfortable, play relaxing music even if only one Zenbud is in your ear, plus offer guided breathing programmes to help develop relaxation skills zzzzzzzzz [@amazfit.us @amazfit_global]

 

1. Thiki Greece 'All I Know' Denim Canvas Tote Bag: this heavyweight cotton canvas tote is not only handy but gets you thinking with a selection of philosophical quotes to choose from @thikigreece


2. Wander Cubs Ready Made Bracelets: these colourful stackable bread bracelets really get me in the Med mood. Plus they're suitable for adults and kids alike so you can even get matching with your kids, very cute! @wander_cubs

 

3. Monica Vinader Evil Eye Rose gold necklace: culturally in the Med it's believed that wearing this symbol 🧿 will protect against the evil eye. We love this version from @monicavinader choose from a necklace, bracelet, earrings, ring or wear them all!


4. Teresa's Turkish Towels Ocean Blues: the dreamy colours of this 100% cotton hamam towel reminds me of the Med; dreaming I'm drying myself after a quick dip in the Aegean, bliss! @turkishtowelshk

5. Ankyra Home's Medium Round 1 Vase: handmade in Turkey, this beautiful vase really makes a statement in any home @ankyra.home

6. Thiki Greece Classic Eye Scrunchie: scrunchies have been back for a while now, but we're loving this one but with so many Greek-inspired designs to choose from it's hard to stop at just one! @thikigreece

7. Levant Foods Limited Natural Thyme Honey from Crete: this HK online stockist imports a wonderful array of produce from the Med to keep my Med cravings satisfied, including Greek staples, German sausages, Italian pastas and Jordanian delights - perfect too if you want to gift someone a Med food hamper gift perhaps @levantfoods

8. Anamnesia Cosmetic Bags: I adore these prints SO much that I couldn't just showcase one! The Elia and the Voukamvilia are my favs but with so many designs to choose from you won't be able to stop! Their whole range provides so much inspiration for beautiful gifts @anamnesiagr