Christmas 2016

10 perfect presents to get now at the Global Pinoy Christmas bazaar, Dec. 7 to 11

Global Pinoy Bazaar is back this Christmas for its 18th edition at Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City. The shopping event happens on December 8 to 11, 2016. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Global Pinoy Bazaar is back this Christmas for its 18th edition at Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City. The shopping event happens on December 8 to 11, 2016. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

For the longest time, Global Pinoy Bazaar, organized by Yabang Pinoy, has been showcasing the innate creativity and ingenuity of Filipinos while supporting local and budding entrepreneurs.

This Christmas, for its 18th edition, Global Pinoy Bazaar is back at the Glorietta Activity Center from December 7 to 11—featuring proudly Filipino-made products that celebrate  ”Filipino creativity and ingenuity for the Christmas season.”

From accessories, home decors, and more, here are some interesting gift ideas you can buy at this bazaar:

1. For Dad, personalized key chain (Php250+) by Gira

Unique and personalized items by Gira. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Unique and personalized items by Gira. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

For a personal touch, give your dad a simple, minimalistic, yet unique hand-stamped leather items from Gira. In collaboration with Isa Silva, Gira offers different leather goods including wallets, pouch bags, organizers, passport holders, and more.

For more information, visit http://www.getgira.com/.

2. For Mom, rose quartz necklace (Php 3, 500) by Mjorian

On the right most is Mjorian's rose quartz necklace. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

On the right most is Mjorian’s rose quartz necklace. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Mjorian designs and sells accessories including rings, bracelets, and necklaces made from semi-precious stones and crystals.

Crystals are known to have meaning and significance. According to owner Marigrace Reaño, rose quartz is the stone for love and healing.

For more information, call (+63) 906-2486627.

3. For your girlfriend or boyfriend, perfumes (Php 350+) by Simoy ng Haraya

Express your love through scents. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Express your love through scents. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Express your feelings to your partner through scents and perfume by Simoy ng Haraya. This brand interpreted different emotions such as lambing, yakap, unang halik, tiwala, alaala, and made those into perfumes.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/simoyngharaya/.

4.  For Kuya, croco drawstring bag (Php 400) by Bague Enterprise

Chic drawstring bags by Bague Enterprise. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Chic drawstring bags by Bague Enterprise. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Designed by fresh graduates behind the brand Bague, these minimalistic yet practical draw string bags can be easily paired with a casual ensemble. These leatherette bags are available in different colors including black, red, and brown.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/bagueenterprise.

5. For Ate, purses (Php 320) by Marcela Suller

Cute purses with illustrations by Marcela Suller. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Cute purses with illustrations by Marcela Suller. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

A self-confessed cat lover, Suller, an illustrator, prints her pastel illustrations into canvas. Most of her designs are about cats and and other animals.

For more information, visit www.instagram.com/marcela_suller/.

6. For your younger sibling/niece/nephew: Rasa 3D canvas color me pets (Php 200+) or JNBM paperclay (Php 150+)

Let your younger sibling express their creativity through this activity kit by JNBM. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Let your younger sibling express their creativity through this activity kit by JNBM. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

For young kids, Rasa’s canvas pets and JNBM activity kit encourages imagination, creativity, self-expression, as well as quality interaction with the family or a fellow child.

Both Rasa’s and JNBM’s educational kits come with free coloring materials.

7. For Tita, hand cream and hand soap (Php 99+) by Messy Bessy

All-natural products by Messy Bessy. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

All-natural products by Messy Bessy. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Messy Bessy have a wide range of products including hand creams and hand soaps that are all natural and are guaranteed to have no colorants, thickeners, or sulfates. Other products include aroma sprays, workspace cleaners, laundry detergents, dishwashing soap, and more.

The brand also supports through employing, educating, and empowering at-risk young adults of HOUSE Foundation.

For more information visit http://www.messybessy.com/.

8. For Tito, artisan craft wines (Php 395+) by Demetrio

Demetrio's handcrafted wines. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Demetrio’s handcrafted wines. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Shop for Demetrio’s exciting blends like their best selling handcrafted mangosteen and coffee wines that are guaranteed to go well with desserts. Other wines offered by Demetrio are bignay, dulce de leche blueberry, and rice.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/pg/DemetriosWines.

9. For the boss or your officemates, hot or cold compress with aromatheraphy (Php 80+) by Kimochi Aroma

Kimochi Aroma's products are perfect gifts for officemates who want to relieve stress. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Kimochi Aroma’s products are perfect gifts for officemates who want to relieve stress. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

For beating deadlines and for staying late at the office, reward your boss or officemates with a hot or cold compress with aromatheraphy by this brand. Kimochi offers aroma-infused hand warmers and pillows, which can serve as a hot or cold compress that can help in relieving headaches, migraines, fever, and more.

For more information, visit http://kimochiaroma.com/.

10. For your pet, pillows (Php 650+) by Dogs and More

Reward your pets with a new pillow this Christmas. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Reward your pets with a new pillow this Christmas. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Treat your furry friends to a comfortable sleep by buying them new pillows that can serve as beds. Dogs & More offers water-repellant yet washable pillows in different sizes, colors, and patterns for your lovable dogs or cats.

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