Treat Yourself This Christmas: Metro Editors Share Their Most Stylish Gift Ideas For Every Price Point!
Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Fret not! We've created the ultimate gift guide for every budget, according to Metro editors. Whether you're shopping for your stylish friends, your discerning in-laws, or even for yourself (self-love never hurts!), consider these ultra stylish gifts foolproof. Scroll ahead—and get ready to hit 'screencap'.
Chris Lopez' Picks
Metro Group Head
(From left) Rajo Laurel, Metro Head Chris Lopez, and Tim Yap
The dream gift is to spend Christmas in Barcelona. Stay at the Majestic Hotel in Passeig de Gracia, where you can enjoy cocktails every day at the beautiful roof top bar with an unobstructed view of the city.
Noches deslumbrantes desde Paseo de Gracia . Nits enlluernadores des de Passeig de Gràcia . Dazzling nights from Paseo de Gracia. Thanks for this cool pic @Marty_Photos . . www.hotelmajestic.es . #HotelMajestic #HotelMajesticBarcelona #Reinventingthetradition #since1918 #100yearsofhistory #centenario #centenari #100añosdehistorias #paseodegracia #passeigdegracia #barcelona #bcn #catalunya #leadinghotelsoftheworld #mymajesticexperience
For dinner, go to Disfrutar, the Michelin-rated restaurant we featured in The Crawl Spain for Metro Channel.
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Another luxurious gift idea is a case of Prosecco Superiore, which we featured for Metro Channel's The Crawl Italy with Margarita Fores and Matteo Guidicelli. The vineyard owners deliberately produce these with little sulfites to avoid headaches.
A real miniature pine trees from Holland! You can find one of these in Lanai Pop Up, Rockwell. Another suggestion is getting holiday-themed flower arrangements and centerpieces.
Finally, I always gravitate towards holiday gift sets, especially for makeup brushes. You can never have too many makeup brushes. I also love the packaging design and the limited edition cases.
Photo: MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom
Raul Manzano's Picks
Editor-In-Chief, Metro Society magazine
Host, EIC on the Move on Metro Channel
Of course, my top pick will always be a destination. I suggest a luxurious trip in Africa, Greece, or Portugal. Book first-class seats, stay at a nice hotel, and dine in the best restaurants!
Wildlife viewing from the bath via @franlyn #?? #?? #?? Big Five safaris in South Africa are a must-do for anyone fascinated by wildlife. Why not experience it in 5 star luxury when you book a stay at @pumbaprivate_gamereserve. Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld as the sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Spend your morning exploring the reserve in custom land rovers or on guided walking safaris. These beautiful chalets open onto private game viewing decks, boasting plunge pools and outdoor showers. Spend your evening dining under the starlit sky as you enjoy delicious African fusion cuisine. What are you waiting for? Get ready to #MeetSouthAfrica today. #DidYouKnow: Pumba Private Game Reserve, near Grahamstown, is home to one of the only two free-ranging populations of white lion in southern Africa. #travelsouthafrica #travelgram #instatravel #iamatraveller #travelbug #southafrica #Explore #travel #wanderlust #safari #africa #afriquedusud #easterncape
Signet sells the best men's suits in Manila—they have Italian brands that are handmade. I buy a lot of my clothes from there!
Rustan's is my place to go for shopping. You can get grooming products here from brands like Chanel and La Prairie.
Executive Editor, Metro magazine
Scented candles from Diptyque!
A moleskine journal.
Finally, you can never go wrong with monogrammed towels.
Photo: Bed Bath & Beyond
Editor-In-Chief, Metro Weddings
Beauty Editor, Metro magazine
Fashion and Beauty Editor, Metro.Style
The Carolina Herrera Insignia bag is a new classic every woman should have. It's a chic little addition to days when you don't want to lug around such a big bag. Plus points for interchangeable straps!
Joyce Makitalo jewels are forever chic and always on-trend.
This golden Queenbee is ready for the sweetest season ever (she’s detachable from the 28”-long adjustable silver pearl necklace) ♥? Our Harlequin collection debuts tomorrow at Greenbelt’s annual @designersholidaybazaar! Cocktails at six, we hope to see you ?????? #jewelry #JMakitalo #artjewelry
Goody classic barrettes are on-trend for hairstyling.
For party pieces, check out SM Woman for accessories and Gibi for shoes.
People & Living Section Editor, Metro.Style
Former Managing Editor, Metro Home & Entertaining magazine
Get the Balmain double breasted wool twill blazer. Black blazers are a staple for me—I love how this simple, classic, yet understatedly luxurious item can easily give you a well put together look.
A ring from Les Nereides! I love complementing my engagement and wedding rings with other statement rings. Les Nereides has collections that feature whimsical designs that are sure conversation starters.
?Add a touch of Christmas spirit to your outfits with this refined adjustable ring from our « Winter Wishes » collection. #LesNéréidesParis #Rings #Womensaccessories #Inspirationaljewelry #Christmas #Christmasspirit #Adjustablering #Chickadee #Poetry #Enchanted #Christmascollection
Bedding essentials from SM Home. We all need fresh sheets, blankets, and pillowcases once a week or once every two weeks, so these items are practical gift ideas. It's nice to have printed bedding once in a while, but whites, creams, and grays will always be my go-to.
Photo: The SM Store
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