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Jakpost guide to Christmas shopping

Jessicha Valentina
Jessicha Valentina

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, December 10, 2018  /  07:31 pm
Jakpost guide to Christmas shopping

Here’s a brief but helpful guide to get you started on shopping for gifts this holiday season. (Shutterstock/File)

Time flies in the blink of an eye. Christmas 2018 is just around the corner, which means we don’t have much time left to shop for presents.

Here’s a brief but helpful guide to get you started on shopping for gifts this holiday season.

Galeries Lafayette

French lifestyle department store Galeries Lafayette’s Indonesian outlet in Pacific Place shopping mall, Central Jakarta, has everything for everyone.

Here, you can find cosmetics, skincare products, toys and children’s clothing, as well as local and international fashion brands, such as Studio 133 Biyan, Sapto Djojokartiko, Maison Kitsune, Max & Co, Karen Millen and Coast.

For this holiday season, the department store is offering an additional 20 percent discount on weekends for Bank Mandiri credit card holders, Fidelite and MAP Club members until Dec. 25. Customers will also receive a Rp 250,000 (US$17.18) shopping voucher for minimum purchases of Rp 3 million.

And why not buy a new outfit for yourself while you’re out shopping? During its Golden Night event on Nov. 28, a show of appreciation for the department store’s loyal customers, Galeries Lafayette will highlight collections from Terani Couture, Adrianna Papell and Aidan Mattox to give you some ideas on what to wear to that special New Year party.

Jo Malone

British perfume and scented candle brand Jo Malone officially opened its first outlet in Indonesia on Nov. 22.

The shop, located in Plaza Indonesia shopping mall, Central Jakarta, offers a wide array of fragrances as well as special Christmas gifts packages.

Be sure to check out the Christmas Cracker package. Priced at Rp 850,000, it comprises cologne, body crème and body and hand wash, making it a suitable gift for travel enthusiasts.

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The Body Shop

If you are looking for a gift that everyone will use, you may want to visit the nearest The Body Shop outlet.

This time around, the brand is offering up an array of Christmas gift collections, namely the Skin Care Gift, Bath & Body Care Gift and Fragrance Gift, which cost between Rp 99,000 and Rp 1.99 million.

The Body Shop has also launched three new products in its Winter Makeup Collection, namely the Metal Eye Liquid eyeshadow, Color Crush Lipstick and the Sparkler, a shimmering body powder.

Hennessy Pop-up Store

Meanwhile, the Hennessy Pop-up Store in Pacific Place shopping mall is offering up a range of presents with a personal touch.

Available until Dec. 16, it adds personalized engravings and a decoration of Swarovski crystals on Hennessy bottles.  

This is also a rare chance for you to get your hands on some exclusive Hennessy collections, such as the Chandon x Seafolly and Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Gold Fairy. (wng)