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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

 

Luxury 

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. 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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For dinner, go to Disfrutar, the Michelin-rated restaurant we featured in The Crawl Spain for Metro Channel. 

 

TRAVEL BUCKET LIST: 4 Michelin-starred Restaurants A Short Flight Away From Manila

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Mid-Metro

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. 

 

 

Retail

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

 

 

Luxurious

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

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Mid-Metro

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!

 

 

Retail

Rustan's is my place to go for shopping. You can get grooming products here from brands like Chanel and La Prairie. 

 

 

Kat Cruz-Villanueva

Executive Editor, Metro magazine

 

 

Luxury

Scented candles from Diptyque!

Photo: Dipytque

 

Mid-Metro

A moleskine journal.

 

 

Retail

Finally, you can never go wrong with monogrammed towels.

 

Photo: Bed Bath & Beyond

 

 

 

Kate Paras-Santiago

Editor-In-Chief, Metro Weddings

Beauty Editor, Metro magazine

Fashion and Beauty Editor, Metro.Style

 

 

Luxury piece

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!  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

#CHRed on my #CHinitialsInsignia. #CHInsignia #CHCarolinaHerrera

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Mid-Metro

Joyce Makitalo jewels are forever chic and always on-trend.

 

 

Retail

 Goody classic barrettes are on-trend for hairstyling.

 

For party pieces, check out SM Woman for accessories and Gibi for shoes.

 

 

 

Photo: Gibi

 

 

Grace Libero-Cruz

People & Living Section Editor, Metro.Style

Former Managing Editor, Metro Home & Entertaining magazine

 

 

Luxury

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.

 

Photo: LUISAVIAROMA

 

Mid-Metro

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.

 

 

Retail

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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