This Is The Most Meaningful Way To Shop For Gifts This Holiday

The season of gifting and giving... to those in need

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Fancy some Christmas shopping, minus the guilt? Consider the list below for more than just festive gifts in return, for these brands will give back to a charitable cause when you buy something. I mean, Christmas is a time of giving, right?

Gigi Hadid for Stuart Weitzman

After the success of their first collaboration, Gigi Hadid and Stuart Weitzman team up again this holiday season for an eye-catching collection of footwear—specifically mules, the EyeLove and EyeLoveMore. Embellished with evil eye appliques, the pointed-toe steppers are more than just chic, they help build schools with Pencils of Promise. Proceeds from the Gigi Hadid for Stuart Weitzman collection will benefit the non-profit organisation, with Stuart Weitzman pledging $105,000 to the charity to build three schools across Ghana, Guatemala and Laos.

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Larry-Jewelry

Wing of Hope pendant

Lazare Diamonds and Larry Jewelry

Larry Jewelry, along with its exclusive partner, Lazare Diamonds, is adding extra sparkles to the festive season—no, and we’re not simply referring to their exquisite jewellery. Want to be part of it? Here’s how: by spending at least $1,000 on any Lazare jewellery, shoppers will be entitled to a lucky draw coupon, where the sponsors will donate $10 to The Straits Times Pocket Money Fund with every coupon. Shoppers will also stand a chance to win the Wing of Hope pendant valued at $12,800.

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The Body Shop

Put a smile on disadvantaged children’s faces this Christmas simply through fun and games transformed from The Body Shop gift boxes. By playing along, you’ll be supporting the Peace Play Project in Lebanon for a year, providing play and activities in a safe place for Syrian refugee children. From exclusive gift collection sets in collaboration with House of Holland for that fashionable friend, to classic British Rose collection for mum, and even luxurious shaving kits for the man in your life—there’s something for everyone. Go on, play it forward.

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Charles & Keith

Titled ‘Many Dreams, One World’, Charles & Keith has teamed up with beneficiaries of Club Rainbow Singapore to design an exclusive tote bag which is sold both online and at Charles & Keith stores. The dragonfly illustration on the tote symbolises the children’s appreciation of nature and their hopes for Mother Earth. Club Rainbow Singapore is charity that supports and empowers children with chronic illnesses and their families by providing compassionate relevant services in their journey towards an enriching life. Shop it here.

charles & keith

Net proceeds from the sale of the bag will be donated to Club Rainbow Singapore. This is part of Giving Week 2017.

Takashimaya x Gelyn Ong

This year, Takashimaya has adopted Make-A-Wish Singapore as its official charity for ‘A World of Gits’, an exclusive Christmas collection from now till 25 December 2017. Local artist, 13-year-old Gelyn Ong, has created a series of drawings which are featured on a variety of items throughout Takashimaya.
These includes cosmetic canvas pouches with five exclusive Christmas animal designs as a Purchase-with-Purchase option at $5 for any purchases made at Ladies’ Accessories Department, Handbag/Ladies’ Shoes Department and Ladies’ Wear Department. Gelyn’s designs are also featured on 16″ children’s suitcases available at $25 with a minimum purchase of $300 of Children’s or Sports Department Level 4 or at Takashimaya Square, B2.
100% of the proceeds from the exclusive ‘A World of Gifts’ collection will be donated to Make-A-Wish Singapore to help fulfill wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.
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