Christmas Gift Guide 2019
Have you started making your wish list or shopping list? Fret not, our 2019 Xmas Gift Guide is here to inspire.
Grab a pen and paper; write down the names of the people you want to gift. Browse through the guide and match the gift idea to the right person. You’re bound to find something for the gadget geek, the home decorator, the beauty queen and more, even the non-conformists! Consider gifting experiences in our selected hotels and restaurants and create memorable moments this season.
Go on – the festive furore is here and it’s not holding back!
#01. ORGANISATIONAL TOOLBOX – PRICE: €23.10
The Toolbox by Arik Levy is designed as a practical organisational utensil for storing accessories and small items. Thanks to its handy size, it takes up little space in a cabinet, on a shelf or on a table. The Toolbox is available in a selection of different colours. Distributed by Vivendo Group, Mdina Road, Qormi
#02. A STATEMENT WATCH – HUBLOT PRICE: €20,700
As an ambassador, Maxime Plescia-Büchi perfectly incarnates Hublot’s willingness to merge the arts and bring together fundamentally contrasting worlds; opposing forces that evolve into powerful synergies. This audaciously surprising collaboration takes the form of a glass and metal sculpture. Singular shapes spatially transpose the inspirations born from the encounter between Maxime Buchi and Hublot. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co.Ltd.
#03. FOR THE ROCK N’ ROLL DREAMER
The Stanmore is a compact active stereo speaker that yields clean and precise sound even at high levels. Stanmore’s classic design is a throwback to the golden days of rock’n’roll, and its analogue interaction knobs give you custom control of your music. Available at Cleland & Souchet.
#04. LIGHT IT UP DUPONT PRICE: €115
Characterised by its ergonomic design and slender curves, this contemporary line embodies modernity. miniJet is a true object of desire with a range of highly fashionable colours. High performance, high style. With a powerful blue torch ame, the miniJet puts effortless power at your ngertips, anytime and anywhere. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co. Ltd.
#05. THE JET SETTER – TUDOR PRICE: €3,640
Presented at Baselworld 2018, Tudor’s famous Black Bay divers’ watch is now available with a new GMT function that establishes local time without losing sight of the time in two other time zones. Fitted with the Manufacture Calibre MT5652, the Black Bay GMT sports a distinctive burgundy and blue bezel. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co. Ltd.
#06. SNEAKER–FREAKER – TASCHEN – PRICE: €40
The rst and only publication of its kind, Sneaker Freaker has been at the forefront of the global sneaker scene for nearly two decades. With over 650 redesigned pages, fresh photography, insane historical detail, and otaku-level minutiae, this monster anthology combines the magazine’s nest and content created exclusively for TASCHEN into one seriously epic celebration of sneakers. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co. Ltd.
#07. BLUE BLOCK EYEWEAR – PRICE: €346
Increase visual comfort from long exposure to digital devices with Tom Ford’s ready-to-wear blue block clear lenses. The style comes with an exclusive magnetic clip- on. Available at Optika Opticians outlets Sliema, St.Julian’s @ Pender and Rabat. www.optika.com.mt
#08. WEARABLE COMFORT MEN’S SHOES BY ECCO PRICE: €174.90
Durable ECCO calf crust leathers, crafted in ECCO’s own tanneries, are hand buffed and polished. Its specially designed heel shape cups the foot and brings you closer to the ground to ensure total stability and wearing comfort. Plush leather lining boosts breathability to keep your feet fresh and cool. Shop online mt.ecco.com
#09. SUNGLASSES FOR THE CASUAL CHICOPUS BY MAYBEACH –
Rose Gold plated titanium with crystal clear acetate, combined with light brown gradient- mirrored lenses and anti re ective coating made by Carl Zeiss. Available from Rolz, 12A, Gorg Borg Olivier Street, St. Julian’s.
#10. FRAGRANCE FOR THE ULTRA-FEMININE PRICE: STARTING FROM €56
Addictive and luminous, La Belle Eau de Parfum by Jean Paul Gaultier for women is the result of the fusion of addictive vanilla pod, fresh bergamot and stunning pear – an addictive, luminous trail for an attractive and ultra-feminine woman. Exclusively distributed by Ta’ Xbiex Perfumery Ltd.
#11. FOR THE DANCING QUEEN – PRICE: €199.
Let her light up the dance FLoor and keep the rhythm going with the music inspired Alra cross-body bag. Watch the disco lights bounce off the Alra’s holographic fabric and she’ll never miss a beat with the playful record discs feature and the retro chain style strap. Just add the dancing shoes! Available from Kipling, Republic Street, Valletta.
#12. CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC – ROLEX – PRICE: €10,400.
Rolex’s Datejust is the archetype of the classic watch that will never go out of fashion. Launched in 1945, it was the first self-winding waterproof chronometer wristwatch to display the date in a window at 3 o’clock on the dial and consolidates the major innovations that Rolex contributed to the modern wristwatch. The Date just has spanned eras; retaining the enduring instantly recognizable aesthetic codes. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co. Ltd.
#13. RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY FOR THE CONSCIOUS CHIC – PRICE: €69 EACH
With over 90 years experience, Unoaerre has established a first-class reputation for quality and reliability and form part of the Responsible Jewellery Council. Today they are proud market leaders in the production of brass chains and components, supplying to the most famous international fashion houses. Available from GABA, Iklin. Tel: 2210 5201.
#14. EXPERTLY CRAFTED EYEWEAR – PRICE: €285
Tiffany eyewear celebrates beautiful design and expert craftsmanship. Optika recently launched new a new collection from Tiffany Eyewear. Available at Optika Opticians: Sliema, St.Julian’s @ Pender and Rabat. www.optika.com.mt
#15. ARMANI EXCHANGE PUFFER JACKET WITH TEDDY FLEECE INSERT PRICE: €230
Wrap up warm in this puffer jacket – its modern teddy eece collar tones down the femininity of this quilted blouson, making it both girly and grungy. This is the perfect item for tackling the urban chills without sacri cing style. Available from The Point & Bay Street
#16. RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY FOR THE CONSCIOUS CHIC – PRICE: €44
With over 90 years experience, Unoaerre has established a rst-class reputation for quality and reliability and form part of the Responsible Jewellery Council. Today they are proud market leaders in the production of brass chains and components, supplying to the most famous international fashion houses. Available from GABA, Iklin. Tel: 2210 5201
#17. FOR THE CAT-EYE DIVA – REVOIR BY DITA PRICE: €625
Fashionable cat eye style, brushed metal with gold or silver plating, gradient lenses in brown, grey or black. Available from Rolz, 12A, Gorg Borg Olivier Street, St. Julian’s.
#18. THE QUINTESSENTIAL FEMININE – CHOPARD PRICE: €20,200
Since 1993, the Happy Sport has been joyfully blending genres, steel and diamonds, the eternal the ephemeral. Visionary and avant-garde. Sophisticated, yet sporty. Joyful, independent, playful and utterly modern, it plays with identity codes while losing nothing its quintessential femininity. Little Diamonds Do Great Things. Exclusively available from Edwards Lowell Co.Ltd.
#19. TOMMY HILFIGER, BOUCLÉ FINISH WOOL BLEND COAT PRICE: €329
The all-over bouclé effect lends an eye-catching and pleasingly tactile textured effect to this relaxed- t double breasted coat. Made from a wool blend, the coat features a shawl collar and two waist pockets. Available in grey from Bay Street & burnt orange from Valletta.
#20. FOR THE MARY POPPINS – PRICE: €49.
Give your own Ms Mary Poppins all the storage she needs for her trinkets with the Creativity L pouch. This has multiple uses owing to the three internal compartments so she has plenty of space to spare. It’s a versatile pouch that can be used to store jewellery, make up or loose change. She will put it to good use! Available from Kipling, Republic Street, Valletta.
#21. CAPTIVATING SPARKLE GIFT SETS -PRICE: €89.99
Help her shine bright this Christmas with an exquisite, celestial themed gift. Sparkle Pendants feature a handcrafted birthstone- 12 stones to choose from – cradled by 14 zirconias inspired by stars shimmering in a winter night sky, on a delicate rose gold setting. Includes a matching necklace and stud earrings. Shop with next day delivery on mvintage.com Available at Mvintage Iklin, The Point, Valletta, Paola.
#22. COMFORTABLE BOOTS BY ECCO – PRICE €164.90
These boots are made for walking! Crafted from smooth, full-grain calf leather made in ECCO’s own tanneries with interior textile lining that offers softness and breathability, while ensuring all day comfort and stability. Shop online mt.ecco.com
#23. HANDMADE & UNIQUE JEWELLERY – PRICE €65.
A piece from Yana’s Jewellery is always sure to make a statement. Surprise your loved one with a bespoke handmade piece – from necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings. Customisation and Gift Vouchers are also available. Available at Yana’s Jewellery Sliema and Msida or yanasjewellery.com
#24. FOR THE RETRO-CHIC PRICE: €99.
Give your favourite retro-chic a touch of glamour this Christmas with this super chic Piano cross-body bag – a stunning sequin fabric in a quirky piano keys style. She will fall for the party vibe of the Piano bag that’s bound to make her the belle of any ball. Available from Kipling, Republic Street, Valletta.
#25. S. RAUSI TRADING GIFT LIST 2019
This gift list includes a selection of Maltese and imported wines, spirits, confectionery items and other delicacies which are reasonably priced and which will make the perfect gift this Christmas. A delivery service is available to all parts of the island at no extra cost. Please visit our website www.srausi.com for the full gift list and further information. S. Rausi Trading Ltd. email@example.com Tel: 2133 0477, 2131 6210, 7909 3197. S. RAUSI TRADING GIFT LIST 2019
#27. A HILTON FESTIVE GIFT PRICE – Starting from €30
Hilton vouchers can now be purchased and redeemable against accommodation at Hilton Malta or at any of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets, LivingWell Health Club memberships or day pass vouchers and Myoka 5 Senses Spa treatment vouchers. To request information or to purchase the above vouchers contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +356 2138 3383
#28. HANDCRAFTED TABLE LAMPS – PRICE FROM €120.00
Handcrafted table lamps by Mdina Glass look beautiful in their own right as well as to create a wonderful evening ambience. They make perfect Christmas gifts for someone special. Grab a discount at the Mdina Glass Pre-Christmas Sale from 30 Nov – 15 Dec. More information on www.mdinaglass. com.mt. T: +356 2141 5786 or Facebook @mdinaglass.
#29. HAND CARVED CENTRE PIECE PRICE: €275
Make this Christmas a personal one with handcrafted marble objects perfect for the proud homemaker and decorator. This centerpiece is hand- carved out of solid travertine. Available from R. Lautier.
#30. LUXURIOUS SPA PACKAGE AT MYOKA
PRICE: STARTING FROM €45
A precious moment filled with love, wrapped in appreciation and given by caring hands. The gift you can’t wait to get! This holiday season surprise your nearest and dearest with Myoka Spa luxurious packages and gift vouchers. Shop stress-free at www.myoka.com
#31. STRIKE THE RIGHT CHORD WITH AX GIFT VOUCHERS!
Add value to your special gift and let your dear ones spend on the things they love! Be it a festive ‘staycation’, a delicious meal or a pampering treatment, you can’t go wrong with AX Gift Vouchers – redeemable in all AX’s 15 restaurants and 7 hotels. Buy online www. axhotelsmalta.com/gift-vouchers
#32. WOODEN HANDCRAFTED DOLLS
PRICE: €73.50 each.
The Wooden Dolls by Alexander Girard are a large family of wooden figures representing human and animal characters. True to his method, the many different Wooden Dolls are still fabricated and painted by hand today. Distributed by Vivendo Group, Mdina Road, Qormi
#33. LIGHT UP THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
This contemporary cool table lamp is a great gift for interior lovers this Christmas. Chic lines with a hint of the ‘art deco’ makes it bang on trend for the festive season. Made by Nordal and available exclusively from LOFT Malta, Naxxar.
#34. LUXURY DESK ACCESSORY PRICE: €200
The Ralph Lauren Home navy Brennan Leather Rack is the perfect gift for organised people with a passion for quality. All the RLH desk accessories are hand- stitched by highly skilled artisans. RL sources leather in the most sustainable process, allowing for richer substrates, maintaining the highest level of quality that RL is known for. Available exclusively, in tan and navy, from LOFT Malta, Naxxar.
#35. PETAL PENDANT CEILING LAMP PRICE: €238
This dark wooden pendant lamp has a real wow factor, adding a warm glow and a hint of glamour to any of your favourite spaces. Beautifully handcrafted by popular vintage Swedish designers Olsen and Jensen. Available exclusively from LOFT Malta, Naxxar.
#36. HEXAGON LENSES PRICE: €152
What do you get when you cross a circle with a square? You get the hexagonal Ray Ban, the evolution of round featuring at crystal lenses. Available at Optika Opticians outlets Sliema, St.Julian’s @ Pender and Rabat. www. optika.com.mt
#37. THALGO’s THREE PREMIUM PRODIGE DES OCÉANS – PRICE: €160
These skincare products make an exceptional gift set to enjoy the ultimate skincare experience at home. Prodige des Océans conceals the Regenerative Marine Intelligence – Patented innovation for a proven correction of wrinkles, rmness, dryness, complexion and blemishes. Trade Enquiries: SV Beauty. Tel: +356 25467400
#38. HERMÉS LUXURY HIGH TEA – PRICE: €390
The Art Deco wrought-iron friezes, which adorn the Hermès 24 Faubourg and rue de Sèvres stores, are inspired by H Déco, a very Parisian tea service, stamped with the initials HH, around which an intricate black-and-white decoration spirals. Available at Cleland & Souchet.
#39. ENHANCE HER BEAUTY WITH A GIFT VOUCHER
Give the gift of Niumee this Christmas with gift vouchers available for all 100 services of any monetary value from Med-aesthetics, Cosmetic surgery, Hair transplants, Barbering, Semi permanent make up, Nail Bar, Hair Salon, Lash Bar and Fitness. More information on www.niumee.com or call 2032 0100
#40. LALIQUE – OCEANS SCENTED CANDLE –PRICE €790.00.
Discovery is the essence of travel. After exploring the most wonderful places on Earth and their scented treasures, the perfumer now faces oceans seeking a most precious ingredient: ambergris, said to come from a magic undersea fountain. Explorers’ and sailors’ exhilaration when catching sight of earth after a long journey has no comparison… except the perfumer’s euphoria when coming across ambergris and smelling it for the rst time.
#41. HANDCRAFTED CANDLEHOLDERS PRICE FROM €38.50
Create a wonderful ambience with the brand new ‘Cresta’ range of handcrafted candleholders, candlesticks and candelabras by Mdina Glass. They are perfect for decorating the seasonal dinner table and make for great gift ideas, too. Discounts available at the Mdina Glass Pre-Christmas Sale, 30 Nov – 15 Dec. More information on www.mdinaglass.com.mt. T: +356 2141 5786 or Facebook @mdinaglass