#BAGAHOLICBOY SHOPS: 10 Unexpected Gift Ideas At SGD250 Or Less



It’s almost impossible to find a designer bag or SLG under SGD250 these days. But don’t let that stop you from venturing to your favourite brands for some festive shopping.

Whether you’re looking to get something stylish for the home or as indulgent stocking stuffers, here are some unexpected finds within budget.

01 - Balenciaga Dark Grey Bar Soap, SGD110
The list starts with Balenciaga’s vegetable-scented soap with the brand’s block logo stamp in the middle. The dark grey hue even matches the current box and paper bag packaging. It’s designed to be used together with the soap tray box under Balenciaga’s Objects line. BALENCIAGA

02 - Celine Candle Snuffer, SGD115
Coming in a geometric shape that matches the brand’s haute parfumerie candles, this shiny snuffer in gold-finish steel will surely elevate any space. The long handle also keeps you at a safe distance from the burning candle. Besides that, it extinguishes the flame without creating any smoky fumes. CELINE

03 - Dior Dessert Plate, SGD240
Dior Maison currently takes residence at the upper levels of the revamped boutique in ION Orchard. Step within and discover a wide assortment of ceramic and glass homeware in Dior’s iconic motifs. Take, for example, this dessert plate. Part of the Cruise 2024 collection, it features the pink Butterfly Around The World print by Pietro Ruffo. DIOR

04 - Fendi Hand in Hand, SGD145
Celebrating 25 years of the iconic Baguette, this hardcover tome is an ode to 30 Italian artisan workshops. Custodians of traditional culture and ancient skills that are passed down from hand to hand, this is a must-have keepsake for fans of the bag. FENDI

05 - Hermès Stairs Hand Towel, SGD115
The repeated H logo that graces Hermès’ hand towel was a design courtesy of Philippe Mouquet. Resembling a flight of stairs, the motif originally appeared on ties for Spring-Summer 2010, before appearing on plush towels. Such as this 60 cm by 40 cm hand towel crafted in sheared terry cloth. HERMÈS

06 - Loewe Candle Lid, SGD80 to SGD150
Looking for an elegant way to keep your Loewe candles free from dust? Then pick up the matching terracotta ceramic candle lid that comes in 3 sizes. Complete with the Anagram logo, it also prevents the loss of fragrance between illuminations. The reverse side even features an anti-slip surface to stabilise it atop candle jars. LOEWE

07 - Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury Singapore, SGD250
The Singapore edition of Louis Vuitton’s Architecture of Luxury hardcover tome is a must-have for fans and collectors alike. While the cover proudly displays the exterior of our very own ION Orchard boutique, the 372 pages within reveal more stunning storefronts and enigmatic displays all over the world. LOUIS VUITTON

08 - Rimowa Sticker Book, SGD150
Forget picking up individual stickers from Rimowa. Instead, go straight for this comprehensive A-to-Z pack that is a compilation spanning 72 pages. Comprising 270 stickers in varied sizes, it will offer endless fun to the recipient who can customise their luggage as they like it. RIMOWA

09 - Saint Laurent Travel Mug, SGD180
Saint Laurent’s Rive Droite is officially available on Singapore’s online store with complimentary shipping and returns. Current offerings include the metallic travel mug complete with the Saint Laurent signature. Besides this, you will also find other lifestyle items and more within the SGD250 price range. SAINT LAURENT

10 - Tiffany & Co. Return to Tiffany Scarf Ring, SGD250
Since making its debut in 1969, the Return to Tiffany collection has established itself as one of the signatures of the jewellery house. Now in the form of a ring to adorn your scarves, this heart-shaped tag comes in 18K rose gold-plated brass. TIFFANY & CO.

For more information, do visit the brands’ respective sites