15 Local Christmas Presents & Gift Sets To Get If You Have No Idea What To Buy This Year

For that person who already has everything.

Cover image via Oh Cha Matcha (Provided to SAYS) & @loverco.candles (Instagram)

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1. sew X dignity Christmas collection

Image via sew x dignity
Image via sew x dignity
Image via sew x dignity

Non-governmental organisation sew X dignity is offering a variety of Christmas gifts you can purchase for loved ones this year made by underprivileged students and refugee mothers. They are:

Dignity's 'Box of Joy', which includes a two-cookie jar box from RM70 or a four-cookie jar box for RM145. For every jar purchased, RM5 will be channelled towards Dignity's Education Fund to empower a child in need.

The four flavours of cookies available are classic shortbread, chocolate almond bites, matcha with white chocolate, and cranberry butter cookies.

In-house batik cushion covers, dining sets, drawstring pouches, fabric mask keepers, teak phone holders and kids' drawing notebooks. All sales and proceeds will go towards giving more children the opportunity to receive better quality education at Dignity.

Optionally, you can donate by purchasing a Christmas meal for a family of four for RM79.90. The meal consists of a whole roast chicken and four portions of rice. Each meal donation will be delivered to the families directly by eat X dignity, a social enterprise of Dignity.

You can check out more on their website.

2. BREAKFIRST by Amy cinnamon snickerdoodle almond + pecan butter

BREAKFIRST by Amy makes limited batches of delicious nut butters from scratch that you can use in oats, cereal, spread on bread, or on anything else you fancy!

This year, she's come up with a Christmas nut butter in collaboration with Huckleberry called cinnamon snickerdoodle almond + pecan butter that would make a yummy gift for anyone. 

You can get it or check out other nut butters on her website.

3. Oh Cha Matcha Christmas gift sets

Image via Oh Cha Matcha

Oh Cha Matcha, a cafe in TTDI specialising in matcha drinks and desserts, is offering a range of Christmas goodies this year. They include:
–  24 flavoured handmade chocolates in a Limited Edition Chocolate Christmas Advent Calendar
Gingerbread House DIY Kit
– 3 handcrafted sets of Christmas Gift Boxes (Matcha tea ceremony essentials, Christmas afternoon tea box, and Matcharista kit)

You can get them on their website.

4. Loverco candles

Loverco is a local arts and crafts store that has launched three Christmas gift sets. One of it is their 'Santa Claus' set, which includes:
– 130g Christmas tree candle 
– 100g Santa cold processed soap by @hushlittlejane 

The gift set is wrapped in Christmas-themed packaging (ribbon wrapping, inner box decorations, LED lights, woodbase, and a X'mas wish card), so you won't need to think about wrapping paper.

You can get it on Instagram

5. Align Collection leather gift set

Image via Align Co.
Image via Align Co.
Image via Align Co.

Homegrown genuine leather goods brand, Align Co, offers personalised leather goods that make great gifts for those who appreciate something a little more lavish. Instead of owning and wasting half-filled notebooks, founder Eunice Yeoh wanted to make refillable minimalist items as a way to save the Earth, without breaking the bank.

They have a range of leather gift sets from personalised leather journals, valet trays, cardholders, travel accessories, key organisers, and more. So you'll definitely find something for the traveller, coffee lover, writer, stationery fan, and etc.

You can get them on their website.

6. Studio Kittuco, Analogue Apotik & That One Thing Studio Christmas candles

Studio Kittuco, Analogue Apotik, and That One Thing Studio collaborated to make these stunning electric blue and white beeswax and soy wax candles will make beautiful gifts that'll stand out among the typical red and green Christmas hues.

There are two scents available:
– A Ray of Hope – bergamot, sandalwood, oakmoss, amber (blue)
– A Spark of Joy – vanilla, french fern, lavender (white)

You can find out more here.

7. kōyii and Bouldelice gift set

Why give one present when you can treat someone to an entire package of goodies! Local small businesses Bouldelice and kōyii collaborated to put together this Christmas gift set.
It includes:
1. Chocolate chip cookies (100g)
2. Gingerbread man cookies (4 pcs)
3. Polymer clay Santa ear studs (1 pair)
4. Polymer clay candy stick earrings (1 pair)

You can get it by dropping them a message on their Instagram here and here.

8. Claire's Organics Sparkly Christmas

Image via SAYS
Image via SAYS

Claire's Organics has a variety of cosy Christmas gift sets this year that'll let your loved ones know that they deserve a good pamper. One of them is the 'Sparkly Christmas' set, wrapped in festive packaging. It includes:
– Anti-bacterial disinfectant sanitiser
– Fairytale Bliss soy candle
– Christmas soap 
– Bubbly soap pouch
– Soother balm

You can check out more of their gift sets on their website.

9. The Chic Habitat

No idea what to get for that person who already has everything? The Chic Habitat has curated Christmas gift sets this year and they are perfect for almost every personality type.

They offer gift sets for those who love tea, coffee, cheese, travelling, alcohol, music, and even napping! :P

You can get them on their website.

10. The Joey Pillow

Image via SAYS
Image via SAYS
Image via SAYS

For those who love practical gifts, Malaysian company Joey Mattress has launched a pillow that they recommend gifting to loved ones for Christmas this year.

Each purchase comes with a 99-night trial and a two-year warranty. Made with locally-harvested latex, the pillows are professionally treated with dust mite repellent, so you won't have to worry about dust mites.

They offer free shipping nationwide.

You can get it on their website.

11. Sweet Stitches By Serene

Sweet Stitches By Serene sews the prettiest little bags, pouches, and wallets that'll definitely put a smile on someone's face. She's made a couple of Christmas-themed ones recently, including one with a candy cane and nutcracker fabric design. Adorable!

You can check out more on Instagram.

12. Sukurabu X'mas Limited Edition Tearapy scrubs

Image via SAYS

You can also personalise a scrub for a loved one by picking a scent and texture.

Image via SAYS
Image via SAYS

Local company Sukurabu offers personalised body scrubs that you can customise according to your preferred scent and level of coarseness.

They come in pretty glass jars that would make lovely gifts for Christmas. And the scrubs look and smell amazing (just don't eat them ok? :P). The latest collection they recommend is the 'Tearapy Series', which includes:
– Fresh Bluebell Tea
– Floral Pear Tea
– Wild Osmanthus Tea

You can get the series or customise your own scrub on their website.

13. Okei Christmas earrings

How cute are these Christmas clay earrings! Small local business okei handmade their Christmas earring collection with pretty designs like stockings, Christmas trees, mistletoe, reindeer, cosy beanies, and our favourite — gingerbread men!

You can get them on their
website or check out their Instagram.

14. Bloody Goodshop Kitmas period care kit

Teaming up with Wunderbath, Bloody Goodshop has put together this Christmas-themed period care kit. Practical and a cute gift to make someone dread that time of the month a little less. :P

The Kitmas Period Care Kit includes:
– OrganiCup/Lena cup/Lunette cup/Ruby cup
– Sterilising mini pot
– K-Y jelly lubricant
– Wunderbath gingerman soap
– Wunderbath peppermint essential oil
– Kitmas sticker sheets
– Christmas card

You can get them on their website.

15. Just Better Christmas collection

Just Better is a newly-launched local company that offers sustainable essentials (socks, underwear, towels, and etc!) using materials such as bamboo and charcoal. 

For their Christmas collection, they've put together two gift sets with socks and candles to give you and your loved ones all 'em cosy feels:

1. A Better Package
- 2 pairs of bamboo coal socks
- 1 travel scented candle
- limited edition Christmas thank you card
- limited edition Christmas box

2. A Bigger, Better Package
- 5 pairs of bamboo coal socks
- 1 100ml scented candle
- limited edition Christmas thank you card
- limited edition Christmas box

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