Searching for something luxurious that doesn't break the bank? 💰 This sweet price range gives you plenty of good options to treat that special someone in your life! You'd also be delighted to know that all these well-made goods, featured in our gift guides, are from our fair-trade, socially and environmentally conscious retail spaces.
💬 Meanwhile, check out the #TSSGiftGuide for gifts under $30
– great for stocking fillers (or Secret Santas with a strict budget!).
🏠 FOR THE ONES THAT LEFT THE NEST 🔑
Practical, meaningful gifts are the best way to celebrate this milestone.
ARTHUR ZAARO Cheese Board: $45.00
The perfect addition to any holiday dinner party! These stunning sustainable wood cheese boards are usable on both sides – cut & prepare small meals & snacks on one side, use the other side for some amazing charcuterie & cheese platters that'd impress even the fussiest guests. Arthur Zaaro's boards are handcrafted in Singapore by local craftspeople, using locally-sourced solid tropical hardwood salvaged from our little red dot's daily urban landscaping and pruning activities.
KETEMU PROJECT Listen Colorfully Ear Mug + Saucer: $45.90
A total conversation starter at our cafes – these one-of-a-kind, handcrafted Listen Colorfully Ear Mug + Saucer set benefits Ketemu Project's Schizofriends Art Movement, supporting psycho-social rehabilitation programmes for people living with mental disabilities and schizophrenia in rural Bali. Know a TSS super fan that loves spending time, sippin' on a good cup of joe at our spaces? He/she will thank you for these!
GIVE ME A HAND Card Game: $40.50
There's nothing like bonding over a great card game! The Give Me A Hand Card Game, created by local social enterprise Will & Well, is a collaborative game to prompt thoughtful, honest conversations with the people you love! You are essentially giving the gift of quality time with this meaningful card game – we are sure that this will be something deeply cherished for years and guaranteed to put a smile on everyone's face, even the hard-to-please!
👜 FOR THE STYLE ICON THAT LOVES FINDING COOL SUSTAINABLE BRANDS 👕
Never not-in-chic pieces that rep a good cause.
INDOSOLE Flip-flops: From $49.00
Whether it's for a well deserved VTL beach vacation, or another pair to add to their flipflop collection (well, there's no such thing as too many flipflops on our sunny island!) – Indosole's all-rounder, low-impact footwear will surely keep your giftee (and their feet) happy! P/S: Don't even get us started on their brilliant arch support – think: walking on clouds.
HELPING HANDS Woven Bag: From $24.00
A good and practical tote is universally loved, but finding one that stands out from the sea of tote bags, and even does good for a community – it's going to be pretty tricky for sure. Intricately weaved by women from the Penan tribe, a nomadic indigenous people living in Sarawak, using traditional weaving skills to craft unique, beautiful tote bags, baskets and mats that withstand the test of time. The funds raised from sales are channelled back to the Penan community to empower Penan women and children – definitely a woven tote bag that would make your fondest friend look good, and feel good!
ARTISAN & FOX Jewellery Collection: From $45.00
Looking to treat your nearest and dearest (or yourself, you deserve it!) to some delicate trinkets that don't cost the earth, you are in good hands! Artisan & Fox partner up with skilled independent artisans, small artisan groups, non-profits, and local social enterprises in developing regions for their co-curated range of culturally-rich accessories and jewellery. 50% of all gross profits from each item goes directly to their talented makers and artisans!
🎨 FOR THE WEEKEND DIYers, CRAFTERS AND MAKERS ✂️
Something for every skill level.
CO:CREATION Time On Our Hands Creative Kit: $60.00
The one for creative thinkers in your life. Experience the creative processes of four Singapore artists and their collaborators from all walks of life, including youth cancer survivors and people with disabilities – all in these Time On Our Hands Creative Kits. We think the little ones would enjoy these easy, fun-to-make creative kits too – especially the Fruit Bag Stamping Kit by Mary Bernadette & Tamimi Pohan!
YENIDRAWS Shophouse Puzzle: $39.90
Best for the slow noon on Boxing Day, paired with a good cuppa and some guilt-free snacks (You know where to find us!). This vibrant Yenidraws's 500-piece puzzle is the absolute gift for that pal who can't get enough of our little red dot's Instagram-worth shophouses!
DOODLE DAT Reusable Coloring Mat: $16.90
An on-the-go coloring activity any kiddo would go ga-ga over! The series of lightweight reusable coloring mats from Doodle Dat are made with premium, FDA-approved 100% toxic-free food grade silicone that can be washed and reused over and over again. Great for your eco-conscious mom/dad friends that are searching for the perfect tool to teach the little ones on the importance of reducing paper waste – it's also a wonderful (mess-free) alternative to screen time to entertain their kids!
Heads up, you have approximately 23 days till Christmas ☃️ you can still get your gifts ready in time, but what we are saying is, it's really about time to start now. Or take the easy way out, give the gift of choice – send them a The Social Space or The Nail Social gift card, then kick back and enjoy this holiday season. 😜