Under PHP1,000 Gifts That Wow

'Tis the season to get gifting! The holidays are just around the corner, and we're sure you're already thinking about what to give your loved ones. The problem is: how do we reconcile the need to make our loved ones feel special and our tight budget? Well, we've got you covered. These under PHP1,000 items are sure to wow without hurting your pocket.


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Journals and planners are always a hit. If you know someone who can't live without a diary, this one's just perfect. Apart from the artsy cover that will surely impress the person you'll be giving it, too, it won't cost you a lot. This planner from Papemelroti retails for only PHP398.


Shop the Aia crochet bonbon hoops now! We made only a few pairs of these so make sure you grab one before they’re all gone 🎊

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Statement earrings made a big comeback this year, and we love it! There are a lot of shops offering them in different styles and designs, but we adore these ones from Nyuki. They're all crocheted. These babies go for around PHP299-399 depending on the design. 


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Getting a new pair of shoes is such a treat! For the one planning to give it, though, it might be quite daunting because most shoes are expensive. Well, there are options under PHP1,000 that you can explore, and they're of great quality, too. If you're unsure of what style to give, try sticking to classics or modern versions of classics.


Give the beauty junkie in your life a new addition to her ever-growing collection. Lipsticks are a great option because there are offering from different brands that can be on par with the quality of luxury ones but don't cost an arm and a leg. These lipsticks from Pink Sugar Cosmetics only go for PHP299 a pop.

 Photo books 

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We're living in the digital age, but there's still something so special about leafing through a real book, and that includes a book of our photos. This year, instead of just posting your photos of your favorite memories with your loved ones on Facebook, why not make a photo book? The ones from Fotogra start at PHP550.


Got frugal gifting ideas, too? Let us know!

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