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A Self-Care Gift Guide: 19 Things The Stylish Individual Should Get Herself For Christmas

To you, from you.

We all need to do things that make ourselves happy sometimes. It’s part of self-care, isn’t it? There’s no better time to treat yourself than the end of the year, when you’ve just received some (extra) green for your year’s worth of labour. The best part? It’s the season for giving after all, ergo, no need to feel guilty about indulging. Here are our picks and, just so you know, we’re adding them to cart right now.

Slingback heels, $1,160, Chanel
Reward yourself with a classic from Chanel. This pair of slingback heels will up the ante for any outfit you have on. Paper Flowers diamond flower studs by Tiffany & Co., US$4,200 (S$5,738)
Unlike hoops, you won’t have to remove these babies before hopping into the shower or heading to bed. #Yas. Leather small shoulder bag by Gucci, US$1,790 (S$2,445)
Ring in the new year with this quirky Gucci purse. Leather slingback heels by Gianvito Rossi, £680 (S$1,218), via Net-a-Porter
A pair of fun and furry heels is something we should never say no too. Sequin embroidered shorts by Saint Laurent, S$4,740
We’d pick a pair of sequin shorts over a party dress — they can be easily dressed down with a simple black T-shirt, or up with a silk pussybow blouse and a pair of heeled boots. Velvet embroidered pouch by Attico, £310 (S$555), via Net-a-Porter
Need a bag for Christmas celebrations? Get one that’s fashioned in velvet and embellished with sequins, like this party-ready piece. Off-shoulder top by Marques’Almeida, S$978, via Farfetch
Keep yourself cool with an off-shoulder top, but make sure you go with a unique design like this piece that has puffed sleeves and a midriff-baring cut. Pair it with a sequin skirt during parties, or casually with a pair of denim cut-offs. Patent shopper bag by Hayward, US$590 (S$806), via Bergdorf Goodman
We can never have enough bags, and this pastel pink shade in itself is a winner. Pointed-toe pumps by Jacquemus, S$816, via Farfetch
Give your outfit a dose of quirkiness with this pair of pumps that sports a sculptural heel. Wool sweater by Isabel Marant, £550 (S$985), via Net-a-Porter
If you’re celebrating Christmas in another country, keep yourself warm with a wool turtleneck pullover. Belted trench coat by H&M Studio, S$349
This camel trench coat is a great addition to your winter vacay. Wear it with knee high boots. V-neck pullover by Kule, US$298 (S$407)
Need something to keep yourself snug during the wet season? Consider a cashmere piece from Kule. The berry shade will stand out against a simple pair of jeans. Silk satin skirt by Realisation, US$180 (S$246)
Pare-back this skirt with a simple white tee and stylish flats. Leather wallet by A.P.C., S$423, via Shopbop
When it comes to wallets, we’re of the belief that minimalism is the way to go. Indigo denim jeans by Toteme, €136 (S$218)
Wardrobe basic. ‘Nuff said. Mini crossbody bag by Zara, S$55.90
A crossbody bag is the perfect companion for any party. Sequin mini dress by Topshop, S$89.90
And so is the sequin dress, natch. Puka shell bracelet by Shashi, S$55, via Shopbop
Not planning for a white Christmas? Add a summer vibe to your ensembles — whether you’re here in Singapore or heading for a short jaunt around the region. Heeled booties by Charles & Keith, S$75.90
Don’t already have one of these? Well, now there’s no excuse. Trust us, they’re perennial.