Looking for gift ideas this holiday season? Here’s our guide to the top corporate Christmas gifts curated by our editorial team.
Whether it’s to make a statement or thank your stakeholder for the past year, look no further than these thoughtful gifts handcrafted by Singaporean brands and artisans.
FOR THE SWEET TOOTH
Image Credit: Once Upon a Table
The artisan bakers at Once Upon a Table have dreamed up an exquisite array of truly unique festive flavours this year. Savour Passionfruit Caramel and Peppermint Mocha Macarons, Sweet and Spicy Bourbon Pecans, Candied Ginger Milk Chocolates or even the more traditional Brandied Fruit Cake. All confections and cakes come beautifully packaged in a selection of three Christmas themed hampers fondly named after lyrics from our favourite Christmas carols.
Gift hampers from S$60 are available for pre-order from 1st to 22nd December. http://www.onceuponatable.sg
FOR THE OENOPHILE
Image source: Brown Bag Wines
Be introduced to a selection of exclusive biodynamic and natural wines delivered directly from the vineyard to you. Brown Bag Wines showcases clean, expressive wines sourced from growers that are committed to pure, minimalistic methods of wine production. Founder Aivonne Chong, personally selects and works with a choice group of wine growers that share her vision in driving sustainable farming practices. All wines are organic and/or biodynamically farmed without the use of pesticides, herbicides or artificial fertilisers. Personally packed with tasting notes for each bottle, it makes for the perfect gift.
Prices range from S$40 for a bottle or S$135 for a wine subscription.www.brownbagwines.co
FOR THE STATEMENT MAKER
Bespoke leathersmiths, the team at KultSkins specialises in personalised handcrafted leather goods. Choose from a wide range of key fobs, leather-bound notebooks, luggage tags, name card holders and wallets. Each can be customised with exotic leathers and monogrammed with individual names or a company logo.
Prices range from S$60 www.kultskins.com
FOR THE ENLIGHTENED
Image source: Candles of Light
Founder Daphne Tan blends the most invigorating scents into a botanical range inspired by the different times of the day. Candles of Light features all-natural hand poured soy & beeswax candles and scented room mists crafted in small batches. All fragrances are hand blended using pure, naturally derived ingredients. Our personal favourite is Dusk, a calming mix of geranium, earthy patchouli and a touch of warming spice handpoured into beautiful terrazzo candle jars.
Hand-poured candles from S$29.90 www.candlesoflight.com
FOR THE CHAMPION OF LOCAL FLAVOURS
Image source: Sinpopo Brand
From the people behind Awfully Chocolate, Sinpopo first began as an ode to Peranakan food culture and has now expanded beyond its cafe in Katong. Their cakes and bakes feature delicious local flavours. For Christmas, a special festive touch has been introduced to their familiar confections. Enjoy a unique Gula Melaka Log Cake with hints of smoky caramel textures and a Durian Pulut Hitam Cake featuring creamy durian between light cake layers made from black glutinous rice flour.
Christmas Cakes from S$62 www.sinpopo.com
FOR THE LOVER OF BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS
Image source: Floral Magic
Josephine and her team have mastered the art of a fresh and organic aesthetic, creating beautiful floral arrangements inspired by nature. This Christmas, they have imagined a series of festive creations that will enliven anyone’s living space. Choose from a colour palette of monochrome red, monochrome pink, gem tones or frosty white.
Christmas wreaths and arrangements from S$100 www.floralmagic.com.sg