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8 Foolproof Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Other Half, Thank Them For Being By Your Side In 2021

Christmas gifts for him and her


Finding the perfect Christmas gift for your significant other is never easy, especially if you’ve been with them for a long time. Every present imaginable would probably already have been given to them throughout the years, whether it’s watches and shavers for him, or bags and jewellery for her. 

If you find yourself stuck while thinking of a gift idea that would please even the toughest to shop for, check out these foolproof Christmas gift ideas. Plus, you’ll be able to get exclusive discounts when you spend with DBS/POSB Cards both online and at physical malls. 


– Christmas gifts for her –


1. For a classic gift – Flowers and bouquets


Giving flowers and bouquets is said to be a universal symbol of romance and appreciation, and would be perfect as a present for girls who are romantics at heart. Afterall, she’ll most likely appreciate the thought behind picking the perfect bouquet in the flowers and colours – from arranging for its surprise delivery to the sheer beauty that the arrangements hold. 

Certain flowers like roses and baby’s breath can also be dried at home and preserved for a long time, making it a sentimental keepsake for your partner. 


Gift basket from Noel Gifts
Image credit: @princessezyt

Noel Gifts has hand bouquets starting from $30, as well as gift bundles from $60 if you’ve a GF who loves both pretty flowers and practicality. From essential oils and hand creams to cute plushies and even health foods, choose from their curated collection of gift hampers for a romantic gift she can both use and admire. 

They’re offering new customers 10% off flowers and gift hampers when you spend with your DBS/POSB Card. All you have to do is enter the promo code <DBSFG10> when you check out your order. Valid from now till 30th June 2022


Bouquet from FarEastFlora.com
Image credit: @yvetteoreo

Starting from $29.90, there’s seasonal, celebratory or themed flower bouquets like Christmas Fairytale and the adorable “You’re the Boba to My Tea” from FarEastFlora.com. If you’re one to go over the top with gifting, choose from their Bloom Boxes for filled-to-the-brim boxes of roses, along with added goodies like perfumes from Salvatore Ferragamo and Scent by SIX.

Browse the dedicated DBS page on FarEastFlora.com and you’ll be able to enjoy up to 28% off on selected Christmas hampers and gifts. Valid from now till 25th December 2021.


2. For the one with a taste for luxury – Fancy watches & jewellery



Image credit:
@thesmartlocalsg

If your SO is the atas type, surprise her with timepieces and jewellery that will remind them of you every time they wear it. Cocomi has watches that start from $100, featuring brands such as Olivia Burton, Coach, Daniel Wellington and MVMT.


L-R: Tommy Hilfiger’s Silver Women’s Necklace and Hugo Boss’ Chain Silver Women’s Earring
Image adapted from: Cocomi

If wearing jewellery resonates more with your partner, Cocomi’s catalogue also features rings, earrings and necklaces across a variety of designs. From simple necklace pendants like Tommy Hilfiger’s Silver Women’s Necklace ($75) to bold earrings like Hugo Boss’ Chain Silver Women’s Earring ($105), pick and choose based on your SO’s aesthetic. 

Utilise the promo code <10DBS + the first six digits of your DBS/POSB Card> for 10% off regular items. You can also receive an additional 5% off on already discounted items with the promo code <5DBS + the first 6 digits of your DBS/POSB Card>. Valid from now till 31st December 2021.


3. For the on-the-go girl – Cute bags and totes



Image credit:
@couronne_official

If your girl is a fan of the K-drama Hometown Cha Cha Cha and wants to channel her inner Shin Min-a, head over to Sift and Pick to get your hands on the bags the actress wore on the show. 


L-R: Carlyn Topper in Dark Purple, Couronne Swing Jean Tote 20 in Black
Image adapted from: Sift and Pick

Choose from recognisable designs spotted in the show like the Carlyn Topper, Couronne Swing Jean Tote 20, and Couronne Moss Tote 22, with prices ranging from $295.70 to $613.55. If the price tag seems too hefty to pay all at once, the site also offers instalment plans of three payments. 


L-R: RFID Blocking Duffel Bag, You and I Luggage Skin 
Image credit: @lolleytrolley

Now that VTL openings are coming in at full swing, there’s finally a chance to bust out the ol’ luggage that’s been collecting dust for close to two years. If you’re going on a trip, dress up your luggage with luggage skins, tags and airport-approved lock straps so you don’t accidentally take home someone else’s baggage instead.

With a minimum spend of $130, you can enjoy 12% off both discounted and regular-priced items from Sift & Pick’s collection with the promo code <DBS12OFF130>. Valid from now till 31st March 2022. 


4. For the workaholic or mum – Gift hamper for some self-care


The Classy Gold gift hamper
Image credit: Gift Hampers

For the SO whose grind never seems to stop, or the stay-home mum desperately in need of a self-care day, consider getting her Gift Hampers’ curated sets starting from $149. The hampers come with cookies, snacks and even a mini bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne that will give her a much-needed chance to wind down.

If your spouse is a new mum, Gift Hampers also has baby-themed sets containing essentials like baby clothing, diapers and milk bottles that would be both practical and thoughtful. 

Fastest fingers first – be the first 10 customers a month to use the promo code <DBSXGH> and get 12% off your purchase by checking out with your DBS/POSB Card. Even if you miss this limited offer, you can still enjoy 10% off with free delivery thrown in with the code <DBSGH10>. Valid from now till 30th June 2022. 


– Christmas gifts for him –


5. For tech-loving guys who enjoy quality sound – New earphones


If your BF or hubby is one that’s into all things tech-y – and especially if he’s an Apple fan – Apple is offering up to $100 off their products with a minimum spend of $1,000 when you spend with DBS/POSB Debit and Credit Cards. 


Image credit:
@isaacmsmith via Unsplash

Consider getting your other half the AirPods Pro for noise-cancellation, or the new AirPods 3rd Generation for an upgrade from the older models. 

Split your payments into 12 and 24-month instalments and get $25 off when you redeem a minimum of $50 using your DBS points, or $75 off with a $200 redemption of points. 

For something more holistic, opt for the Groovy Beats Gift set by Noel Gifts, which includes Curve True Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Earphones with a built-in mic, and potted plants in various designs so your beau can spruce up his workspace and take video meetings in style.


6. For the fitspo guy always at the gym – Activewear & accessories


If your guy takes gym time seriously, consider the Apple Watch SE that has almost all the functions the usual Apple Watch has, but for a less painful price as compared to the latest Apple Watch Series 7. It also has water resistance functions, so not to fret if your SO is one who prefers swimming or water sports. 

You can’t optimise your time at the gym without a proper set of fitness wear, and your man might also appreciate a set of workout clothes that are designed for both style and comfort.

ASICS’ Men’s Seasonal Graphic SS Top has soft-feel and quick dry fabric that would keep workouts a breeze. Meanwhile, the Gel-Pulse 13 G-TX serves as a comfortable shoe that will keep feet dry even if he finds himself stuck in the rain while on a run.  

Get 15% off a minimum spend of $150 on ASICS for both discounted and regular priced apparel when you use the promo code <DBS15 + the first six digits of your DBS/POSB Card>. Valid from now till 31st December 2021. 


7. For the career man – Dapper bags and gear to impress at work



Gear Handmade Leather Bag in Light Brown
Image credit: Sift and Pick

Whether for the career-minded man who puts thought into his dressing style or if you want to subtly hint at your man to up his accessory game, Sift and Pick has work bags for men at 12% off when you check out with DBS/POSB cards using the code <DBS12OFF130>. Valid from now till 31st March 2022. 

Ranging from messenger bags suitable for the office to heavy duty backpacks and even wallets, pick and choose based on your SO’s style and lifestyle needs. 


8. For the suave guy – Luxe watches and perfumes



Image credit:
@cocomi_sg

Having a BF who knows how to accessorise is a definite green flag. If your partner favours traditional timepieces over smart watches, choose from automatic and digital watches from Cocomi. With brands like Daniel Wellington, Hugo Boss and Bering, you’ll have a variety of styles to shop from to suit your SO and enjoy 10% off regular priced watches and an additional 5% off already discounted ones. 

And who says men don’t deserve to receive flowers? Get 12% off Noel Gift’s CK Free EDT gift set ($105) which contains a 100ML CK Free EDT as well as a box of floral arrangements, give your SO a token of appreciation they can enjoy visually and scent wise. 


Get even more rewards when you shop at physical malls


If you’re one who prefers shopping physically and needs to have a feel of the actual product before purchasing a gift, here are some in-mall promos where you can receive vouchers, mall points and freebies:

  • Marina Bay Sands: Receive $150 MBS Shopping Vouchers & $30 worth of MBS Reward Dollars with minimum $3,500 spent, from 15th Nov – 26th Dec 2021
  • Paragon: Receive a LLADRO lithophane or a pair of LALIQUE crystal fish collectibles & $40 worth of SPH Malls Vouchers with minimum $5,000 spent, from 5th Nov – 25th Dec 2021
  • Great World: Receive a $10 Great Rewards e-Voucher with minimum $100 spent, from 16th Nov – 25th Decr 2021
  • Tanglin Mall: Receive a $10 Great Rewards e-Voucher with minimum $50 spent, from 12th Nov-25th Dec 2021
  • VivoCity: Earn up to 2X membership rewards, promo ongoing
  • Capitaland Malls: Earn up to 10,000 Star$, promo ongoing

The season of gifting is here, and while it might sometimes be hard to pick out the perfect, foolproof gift that’s equal parts thoughtful and practical, this list might just be helpful in making your SO a happy camper.

What’s even better is that you get to enjoy savings through promotions both on- and offline when you pay with DBS/POSB Cards, so you can keep your savings intact as well.

Find out more about festive shopping promos with DBS/POSB Cards


This post was brought to you by DBS.
Cover image adapted from (L-R): Gift Hampers, @couronne_official, Sift and Pick

Priscilla Tan

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