From holiday favourites to unique surprises, deck the halls this Christmas with our phenomenal gift guide.
Now that December is upon us, it’s high time we start planning out gifts for the 2023 holiday season in Hong Kong. While everyone looks forward to the extravagant Christmas meals, trees, and events, we’d be the first to admit that presents are one of the best parts of the holiday season as well. Whether you’re treating yourself or buying a trinket for a loved one, we’ve got you covered with these Christmas gifts in Hong Kong – guaranteed to bring festive cheer to any occasion.
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1. Goods of Desire (G.O.D.)
Whether you want to give the favourite Hong Konger in your life a funky taste of home, or grant an out-of-towner a peek at what makes the city so special, head to Goods of Desire for Christmas gifts with a Hong Kong edge. From 852-inspired scented candles to graphic aprons to Mahjong tableware, G.O.D. has got the goods. For gifting made easy, you can stick to a budget with a colourful greeting card, or splurge a bit on a piece of home decor.
Goods of Desire has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
In need of some pampering over the holidays? Treat yourself and your loved ones to a bespoke facial treatment at EstheClinic. Using cutting-edge technologies from France, EstheClinic delivers some of the best facials in Hong Kong. The tailored programmes work to rejuvenate, tighten, and hydrate your skin effectively, providing stunning results after just one session – and there’s no downtime, too! One of our latest favourites is the Intense Glow at EstheClinic, which uses a potent combo of photo-modulated LED light therapy and IPL technology. The ultimate remedy for skin damage caused by intense sun exposure, this treatment helps increase collagen production, repairing and restoring your skin’s radiance, just in time for the festive season.
Psst – here’s our Christmas gift for you: an exclusive 50% off your first Intense Glow session!
EstheClinic has locations in Central and Sai Ying Pun.
Want to show your love to both the planet and those around you this gifting season? The award-winning sustainable lifestyle brand, Bamboa, has just what you need. Bamboa recognises that bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on Earth, thus a sustainable resource to fight climate change. This is why the team uses the material to make high-quality, hypoallergenic, and comfortable products for your daily life, which range from bedding to towels to T-shirts. Plus, with every purchase, Bamboa plants one bamboo in Sri Lanka through its non-profit Grow Bamboo Initiative (GBI). Not only does this bamboo planting project help decarbonisation and combat soil erosion, as well as prevent landslides and flooding, it also empowers local rural communities by providing livelihood.
The best thing? Bamboa is now offering you Honeys a special Christmas deal: simply enter the code Honey25 before 31 December to enjoy a whopping 25% off purchases upon $800!
Bamboa, S304, Tower Staunton, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2291 0285
4. Whiskers N Paws
Let’s not forget about our furry friends this Christmas in Hong Kong! For the four-legged friends and family members in our lives, virtually anything they could want can be found at Whiskers N Paws. From crunchy cookies to chewy jerkies, to fetch and play toys for the athletic canines, a wide range of doggie treats and supplies are available. Our feline friends can enjoy a wealth of scratching posts too, along with catnip toys to truly get into the holiday spirit. Believing in quality products for beloved pets, Whiskers N Paws will certainly make some fuzzy faces extra happy this year.
Whiskers N Paws, 10/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, p. 2552 6200
In search of a romantic gift for your partner this Christmas? A favourite among pleasure-seekers in the know, the Womanizer Liberty is the absolute must-have. Renowned for its sophisticated Pleasure Air Technology, the Liberty promises an indulgent escape with six intensity levels, catering to your every mood from soft caresses to exhilarating power. The IPX7 waterproof design also makes the toy your perfect companion for those luxurious holiday baths, cheeky pool parties, or even a steamy shower. Plus, it arrives beautifully packaged with a hygienic travel cover and an extra stimulator head, ensuring a tailored experience to suit your preferences, wherever your festive travels may take you. And with up to two hours of continuous use, this delightful device offers not just a fleeting moment of excitement, but a plethora of pleasure-filled moments. This Christmas, why not give the unparalleled ecstasy of the Womanizer Liberty?
Shop the Womanizer Liberty via Zalora.
One of our favourite chocolate shops in Hong Kong, Venchi, has the sweetest gifts for your loved ones this Christmas. The premium Italian cioccogelateria is launching a 2023 Christmas collection, featuring its signature indulgent chocolates as well as Chocoviar Panettone. These gifts are certainly show-stoppers, as Venchi is partnering with illustrator Andrew Bannecker to make these treats look as striking on the outside as they taste on the inside.
Venchi has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
7. The Lion Rock Press
Homegrown stationery and gift brand, The Lion Rock Press, is the right place to go for quintessential Hong Kong-themed presents this festive season. Among the abundance of goodies available are the Luxury Wooden Christmas Advent Calendar, Hand-painted Glass Decorations, Christmas Tea Towels, Hong Kong Charity Christmas Cards, and more. We’re fans of how The Lion Rock Press brings a local twist to the holiday spirit, with Christmas gifts perfect for those who want to show the +852 some love!
The Lion Rock Press, Unit 1005, 10/F, Arion Commercial Centre, 2-12 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
8. A Spark of Madness
Need some stocking stuffers this holiday season? A Spark of Madness has you covered with Spark Sauces and Spark Jams. These are great Christmas gifts handmade in Hong Kong for anyone with an adventurous palate. The Spark Sauce Set consists of the spicy and creamy Crack Sauce, the slow-cooked Caramelised Spring Onion Sauce, and the chilli-laden Crispy Chili Oil. Use any of them for cooking and condiments, or you can even combine all three for the ultimate sweet, spicy, and nutty experience. For those wanting a little more kick, opt for the Spark Jams, like the Spark Pineapple Jam with Whisky, which are made with alcohol and can be used in cocktails and sandwiches.
Shop A Spark of Madness online.
Celebrate the quirky cultural nuances of our beloved city this Christmas with Hong Kong-inspired gifts from 852prints. This small, green company only uses natural or recycled fibres for apparel and cards. The team also produces items in limited runs from local manufacturers to reduce waste. Put a smile on your loved ones’ face with 852prints’ delightful doodles adorning hats, totes, tees, and phone cases. As greeting cards are often discarded in bulk during the holiday season, why not grab an environmentally friendly alternative with a cute nostalgic illustration that can be kept forever?
Shop 852prints online.
10. The Hong Konger Anthology by Sophia Hotung
Hong Kong-based artist and author, Sophia Hotung, has created a bundle of artistic endeavours perfect for the holiday gifting season. Hotung’s cheeky Hong Kong versions of The New Yorker magazine covers may have started as a joke, but no one’s laughing now! Her beautiful takes on the city’s traditions like the Dragon Boat Race, as well as cultural quirks like the Kowloon-wary expat will put a smile on anyone’s face. Now in a full book featuring over 70 prints as well as satirical poems, The Hong Konger Anthology is the ideal gift for the jaded Hong Konger in all of us.
Shop The Hong Konger Anthology from The Lion Rock Press.
11. Le Labo
Have your loved ones smelling amazing this holiday season and beyond with the fine fragrances from Le Labo. This classic brand stocks many original choices that could become your giftee’s new signature scent. Can’t pick between the woody Santal 33 and the elegant Another 13? Le Labo’s limited-edition Eau De Parfum Discovery Set lets you have the best both worlds – and more – with The Noir 29 in the three-piece set, plus three other iconic aromas in the six-piece set. To add a personal touch, the classic kraft box packaging comes sealed with a personalised label. Candles, hair, body and face products, and grooming supplies are popular items at Le Labo, too.
Le Labo has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
For the audiophiles in your life or those who want to upgrade their sound systems, Kef has got the expertly engineered products for you. More substantial Christmas gifts in Hong Kong can often be limited on how much space one has to spare. No worries – Kef’s Wireless HiFi Speakers and Subwoofers come in different sizes without compromising on the crystal clear sound. While you and some buddies can splurge on a state-of-the-art sound system gift for someone together, the Wireless Headphones and Earphones at Kef are also a worthy holiday present. With a modern sleek design, you can grant the gift of music on the go just in time for those replays of All I Want For Christmas Is You!
Kef’s Mu7 Headphones are also a travel accessory we can’t leave home without.
Kef has multiple locations in Hong Kong.