Top picks for last-minute holiday gifts below P3,000
The Personal Shopper On-Call program allows shoppers to easily navigate through the Christmas Gift Registry.
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Top picks for last-minute holiday gifts below P3,000

(The Philippine Star) - December 18, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Christmas is held the same day every year, yet it somehow always manages to sneak up on us. The holiday season can get really busy, and with December 25 fast approaching, many of us are on the hunt for the most thoughtful presents for the special people on our gift list. But being a little short on time does not mean the gifts need to be short on Christmas spirit. 

Rustan’s understands that last minute gift shopping is a feat, which is why the country’s ultimate source for everything luxury has put together a well-curated list of tokens for your choosing. With all of these unique items priced below P3,000, panic shoppers will be put to ease as they leaf through all these affordable recommendations.

Below P1,000

If you haven’t been present as much as you’d have liked, now’s the best time to show your love for your inaanak. For kids, toys that aid in development are gifts that go a long way. 4M Thinking Kits Construction Trucks (P699.75) and Melissa & Doug Wooden Math Set (P999.75) are educational toys that will keep them busy for days on end. Little ones grow out of their clothes way too fast. If you’re looking for something basic yet useful, you can opt for a set of comfy pajamas from YOJI (P695)

Friends and officemates should feel the joy, too. LeSportsac’s Rectangular Cosmetic in Summer Sweets (Php 995) is easy to clean with its versatile fabric, making it the perfect washable pouch to use by itself, or fit into an errand bag. Have them pair that with a gorgeous Noelle Facemask from Criselda Lontok (P795), and they will surely turn heads at their next grocery run.

A cap is an easy yet functional gift any guy friend would appreciate. Buy them a Jack Nicklaus Unstructured Midfit Cap in Black (P1,000) and call it a day. If he’s more of a homebody, KitchenCraft’s Artesa Rectangular Slate Cheese Pairing Platter (P995) or the Natural Juicer from Vidrios Reciclados San Miguel (P645) will, no doubt, make them feel loved and appreciated. 

Below P2,000

Family is everything, and it has been even more evident for the past year. Having spent so much time together, it should be relatively easy to figure out which gifts would fit their lifestyle and personality. 

For your Mom who loves her tea-time held at 4 o’clock on the dot, Portmeiron’s Botanic Garden 3-piece Tea Accessory Set (P1,750) will brighten up her afternoons. Let her and Lola enjoy the quiet time together, as she sips from her Lenox Butterfly Meadow Figural Cup and Saucer (P1,650).

People rarely leave the house these days, but when they do, they make sure they step out in style. For your sister who enjoys dressing up, even when just going to the backyard, choose Lotus’s Meah White Blouse with Woven Straps (P1,650) or Rayla Rust Wide Leg Pants with Front Slit (P1,950). If you’re feeling generous, you can always go with both. Finish that breezy outfit off with a comfy pair of Saint Tropez Flip Flops from Havaianas (P1,769).

Kids have been cooped up for quite some time too, and new toys are always a surefire way to cheer them up instantly. Bring in the fun with the Barbie Swim ‘N Dive Doll (P1,799.75) and the Jellycat Bashful Otter (P1,400)

Below P3,000

The best gifts should be given to the best people. Mom and Dad were definitely the ultimate source of guidance and strength during such a challenging year. 

A Bright Silver Latina Four Cup Espresso Maker from Kela (P2,950) should give Dad more energy to stay positive, the way he always advises you to be. Help him relax even more with a comfortable pair of Cortefiel’s Bermuda Shorts in Beige (P2,450) for running errands, or simply for a beautiful afternoon spent at the garden. Treat him to the gift of music by filling the house with the most wonderful Christmas tunes using Lexon Mino X Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker (P2,590).

Mom always looks great, so make sure she looks aces during her Zoom meetings. OC Woman’s Celeste Red A-Line Dress (P2,950) is a sure showstopper that she can use for online events, or when it’s finally safe to attend gatherings. She can style it with Jessica McClintock’s Elizabeth Pleated Soft Shine Frame Clutch (P2,450) for an altogether polished, gorgeous look. 

If your mother enjoys being a homemaker, Multiple Choice’s Stoneware Starburst Coral 16-Piece Dinnerware Set (P2,999.75) will be a great treat for her. You can also consider the Artesa White Marble Board from KitchenCraft (P2,650) which she can use to serve cold cuts and cheese for the family this coming Christmas. 

Finally, for your brother, who has been such a great support system, help him keep his early morning appointments with the Lexon Oslo Time Clock (P2,990). If he’s continuing to keep fit, gift him with a Nike Swim Heather Longsleeve Hydroguard (P2,476) or a pair of Superga Efglu Sneakers in Black and White (P2,437.50)

Experience shopping convenience this Christmas at Rustan’s

Rustan’s offers the Personal Shopper On-Call program for shop-from-home convenience now accessible through one universal number 0917-111-1952. Get expert one-on-one assistance as trained personnel help patrons shop quality merchandise from the amazing roster of over 2000 brands. This service also allows shoppers to easily navigate through the Christmas Gift Registry, allowing every single person to give and receive the most heartfelt and desired gifts. Fulfilled orders can be collected via curbside pick-up or items can be delivered to you for free, for a minimum purchase requirement of P5,000.*

Be the first to know about the latest updates and amazing offers on your favorite brands by joining the Rustan’s LIVE Viber Community http://rstns.shop/RustansViber. You may also follow RustansPH on Instagram and Facebook, and visit their website on www.rustans.com

Visit the Home for Christmas Virtual Microsite at christmas.rustans.com and view all of Rustan’s holiday content. Find videos of impressive performances; articles on yuletide decorating tips and gift suggestions; and schedules of all upcoming in-store and online deals and activities. 

Rustan's Department Store pick-up points and store hours

  • Rustan’s Makati
    Main Entrance, Courtyard Drive, facing Glorietta 5
    10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Rustan’s Shangri-La
    Main Entrance, Internal Road of Shangri-La Plaza
    Monday to Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday to Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Rustan’s Alabang
    Main Entrance facing Parking Lot of Alabang Town Center, Commerce Avenue
    Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday to Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Rustan’s Gateway
    Main Entrance, General Aguinaldo Avenue facing New Frontier Theater
    Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Rustan’s Cebu
    Main Entrance, Cardinal Rosales Avenue
    10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For additional information about the Personal Shopper on Call program, Complete Terms & Conditions are available at www.rustans.com

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