This is for the person who has everything but can’t get their hands on this crazy fad! These Irvins fish skin, perfectly fried in mashed up salted egg, is the one sin everyone will be glad to commit! Endless queues and demands from friends in China and Hong Kong makes this one Christmas pressie no one will regret!
– Kenneth Goh, Editor-in-Chief
A completely bo liao but adorable gift: A taco-holding Triceratops – Tricerataco! And if Taco’s aren’t that person’s thing, it can easily be converted to an air plant holder. Win.
– Charmaine Ho, Executive Editor
Roxane Gay’s collection of essays, Bad Feminist, is personal, poignant, political-without-being-
– Annabelle Fernandez, Sub Editor
My pick is a versatile scarf from Uniqlo. It’s great for all that year-end travels!
– Gerald Tan, Associate Fashion News Editor
My pick is Grounded Pleasures’ Chilli Drinking Chocolate from Naiise. Nothing like a rich, dark hot chocolate with a spicy, back-of-the-throat kick to heat things up this season. Can you feel Christmas coming?
– Dana Koh, Lifestyle Editor
My pick is L’Occitane’s Verbena Christmas Bauble. I have not met anyone who doesn’t like the refreshing verbena scent, and the travel-sized soap, body lotion and hand cream is perfect for everyone.
– Joyce Cheo, Senior Beauty Writer
Knowing that a little contribution from proceeds of the calendars goes a long way to help the dogs under ASD’s care makes Christmas (and everyday better). The rescued dogs pictured in the calendar will also remind us to always look on the brighter side of life, and appreciate all that we have.
– Gracia Phang, Fashion Stylist
My pick is The Letter J Supply’s ‘Live Simply’ calligraphy art. It’s the perfect design addition to any office or home, plus, it’s in gold and looks absolutely gorgeous.
– Pakkee Tan, Senior Digital Writer
Last year, I tasted this amazing chili-infused olive oil and I’ve been meaning to make my own version ever since. So naturally, this DIY kitchen utensil would have been a great gift for my self and my friends. Chili, garlic, rosemary…the infusion possibility is endless. Who knows we can then exchange and compare our homemade creations and form a DIY-Infusion-EVOO club.
– Windy Aulia, Senior Fashion Editor
Add this to the growing list of memes that revolve around Yishun, but as a proud dweller of Singapore’s “hood”, this tote bag is totally relatable! It comes in other designs with some hilarious puns on Hougang, Bedok and more. Everyone would love toting this all year round, plus it’s a great conversation opener!
– Hanan Haddad, Digital Writer