The most wonderful time of the year is upon us! We put together a nifty list of gift ideas, and because we love our COCO+ members from head to mistletoe, each of these products are available as a giveaway. You’ll wanna watch this space for updates ’cause we’ll be adding even more gifts in the days leading up to Christmas!
For the fashionable, socially responsible friend
If there’s anything that 2020 has taught us, it’s that face masks are here for the long haul. We support the reusable variety, like these printed cloth masks from Goods of Desire (G.O.D.), Hong Kong’s premier lifestyle brand inspired by traditional local street culture. G.O.D. made it their mission to make comfortable fabric face masks in an attempt to reduce the environmental impact of disposable masks flooding our landfills. We’ve teamed up with the brand to put together these specially curated mask kits (HK$694) which includes a Signature G.O.D. Print Why-Y Mask, a solid-colored Why-Y Mask, a Face Mask Wallet, and a Commuter Pouch — a practical gift for just about anyone on your list.
For more information visit www.god.com.hk
For the fitness fiend
This post-workout tool by Singapore-based startup Hydragun (SG$399) is ideal for massaging tired muscles while reducing the impact of delayed onset muscle soreness. It delivers effective soothing percussive massage therapy, and has a long-lasting battery life. It’s also one of the lightest and quietest massage guns in the market. Customers have commented that the device’s relatively low noise level, which doesn’t compromise its power, is one of its best features. Specifically designed to provide speedy and effective muscle pain relief, it’s perfect for that friend-turned-pandemic-fitness-enthusiast or anyone who wants to take their fitness performance to the next level.
For more information visit www.hydragun.com
For the thirsty friend
It’s the most wonderful time… for a beer! A fun and interesting gift for beer enthusiasts and the only one of its kind in Singapore, ‘Not An Advent Calendar’ (SG$159) from online craft beer retailer Thirsty Beer Shop allows you to open a mini door and enjoy a different, novel craft beer every day in December during the lead up to Christmas Day. You probably don’t need an advent calendar to know that Christmas is coming, but opening a numbered door to discover a can of craft beer might just be every beer-lover’s Christmas wish. Featuring 24 varied beers from America, Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, ‘Not An Advent Calendar’ includes 14 distinctive beer styles for the discerning quaffer.
For more information visit www.thirsty.com.sg
For the home cook
Seasoning’s greetings! A perfect gift for that foodie friend or colleague, this gorgeous Spicebox Kit (SG$95) from Singapore-born brand Indian Spicebox includes nine organic spices packaged in premium metallic tins and wooden containers, along with an easy-to-follow hardcover cookbook. The spices in the set are those most commonly used in Indian cooking, and are what you’ll need to prepare all of the delicious recipes in the cookbook. Brand founder Namita Moolani Mehra created Indian Spicebox to disprove the common misconception that Indian food is unhealthy and time-consuming to prepare. A brand with heart, they are committed to making a difference by donating a part of their proceeds to the Annamrita Foundation, a charitable organization in India that provides hot meals for underprivileged children.
For more information visit www.indian-spicebox.com
For the thirstier friend
We’re really getting into the holiday spirit with this one! In a first of its kind regional collaboration in South East Asia Pacific, Rémy Martin has teamed up with premium drink mixer, Fever Tree, to present the ultimate Rémy Ginger highball kit (SG$88) that contains the key things you need to make the perfect highball from the comfort of your own home. Each kit comes with one bottle of Rémy Martin VSOP (700ml) and two bottles of Fever Tree Ginger Ale (200ml). All you need to take your highball to new heights is ice and a garnish of your choice – a wedge of lime, orange zest or a cinnamon stick. This boxed set makes an apt gift for the aspiring bartender.
The kit is available online and at all Cold Storage outlets.
For the compulsive snacker
Know anyone with a bad case of resting Grinch face? Chances are, they’re probably just hangry, and we can’t think of a better gift than a fully customizable snack box from Tasty Snack, a one-stop online store for unique and high quality snacks with the best prices in town. Their snacks are meticulously sourced from all over the world by a snack concierge (dream job, if you ask us). If snack curation isn’t your forte however, good news ‘cause Tasty Snack is offering themed snack boxes (from SG$38) for the holidays that leaves it to the experts.
For more information visit www.tastysnack.asia
For the self-care champion
After a crazy year, we all deserve some much needed R&R, and what better way to show you care than the gift of getting away from it all, in the form of a relaxing weekend getaway? Besides its stunning location, modern design and full amenities, what makes Pandawas Boutique Hotel unique amongst the myriad of private luxury rental villas & hotels is a combination of subdued comforts, serene spaces and distinctive details that not only make guests feel indulgent beyond their wildest dreams, but feel very much at home. One night at The Luxury Suites (US$150) is sure to make even your most overworked friend forget their worries. Keep palm and carry on, we say…
For more information visit www.pandawasubud.com
How to win these prizes, you ask? To be eligible, all you have to do is join us and become a COCO+ member. COCO+ members get exclusive access to all sorts of events on top of regular perks like freebies and giveaways. It also comes with ad-free access to all the juicy goodness of Coconuts stories, along with first access to the latest Coconuts TV documentaries.
More good news: COCO+ membership can be yours for less than the price of one coffee! Read more about COCO+ and sign up here.
All COCO+ members interested in any of the products in this giveaway should email firstname.lastname@example.org with their full name and subject line “COCO+ Christmas” and the product name. Members will be notified via email on 30 December 2020, so keep your eye on your inbox. We ask all winners to reply and claim their prize within 24 hours, or we will pick again. Due to the pandemic, we regret that giveaways are only available to members based in the city where the brand is based, unless otherwise specified.