It’s that time of year again! As seasons of good tidings and joy are among us in Kuwait, the rat race of gift hunting will be upon us this month. As a gift from us to you, we’ve decided to make your lives a little easier by compiling a list of hotspots to find different types of gifts for your loved ones. Merry Christmas!
American Eagle: American Eagle Outfitters offer the perfect gifts, from hats, scarves and wallets to socks, outerwear and graphic tees! Find something perfect for your loved one and friends with buy 3, pay for 2 on selected items until 26th December!
The One: This quirky and chic home furnishing store is the perfect place to pick up unique accessories that will brighten up any living space. They also have beautiful candles, knick-knacks, tea sets and throws! With androgynous options for all ages, this haven is an amazing place to pick out all types of gifts.
The One is located in The Avenues (2259 7284) and Marina Mall (2224 4511). Check out their website at www.theone.com.
Magnolia Bakery: If you’re looking to send somebody something sweet this holiday season, hit up Magnolia Bakery. This New York City founded bakery serves up some of the best cupcakes and desserts in town, and a box of those bad boys are sure to bring holiday cheer into anybody’s home. If you’re having a soiree, they’re the perfect dessert option as well.
Magnolia Bakery is located in Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City and 360 Mall on 6th Ring Road. Call them at 2227 0285/6964 7679. Follow them on Instagram @magnoliakuwait.
Sephora: A haven for all things beauty, Sephora has so many gift-giving options for the glam girl in your life. From masks and moisturizers to high-end perfumes to makeup sets and accessories, you will always find something here for your resident beautiphiles. Remember – when in doubt, they have gift cards on offer!
Ecru: This local concept boasts a collection of unique home accents, everyday necessities and even baby needs. Using beautiful Indian textiles from Jaipur in the form of tablecloths and table accessories, robes, toiletry bags and other odds and ends for the home, you’ll always find something unique to gift. Everything at Ecru is completely handmade making each piece a true original, and they use bold pops of color and unique prints to add brightness to any room.
Ecru is located in Al Othman boutique in Maryam Complex, Salmiya. Call them on 9006 5205/2575 6404. Visit their website at www.ecruonline.com, and follow them on Facebook @ecru and on Instagram @ecruonline.
Pink Moon: The infamous boutique placed in the heart of the Seef Strip in Kuwait City has up-to-date yet innovative accessories and pieces that those addicted to style cannot live without! Shop around for quirky accessories ranging from headbands to lifestyle pieces, or take the opportunity to buy your bestie a sought-after Pitusa kaftan!
Cos: As temperatures drop and cozy outerwear is in order, nothing says Christmas Cheer like a fabulous cashmere sweater. With both female and male selections, you can please your fashion-forward friends with a trendy gift from this lovely store. They also have amazing accessories, shoes and scarves!
Cos is located in Grand Avenue – The Avenues, and Marina Mall. Call them at 2228 3032/2208 1203.
Williams-Sonoma: For those who have cooking enthusiasts and foodies in their lives, Williams-Sonoma has a lot to offer. With cooking tools, electrics, utensils and kitchen gadgets, you can always find something fun for your chef friends at Williams-Sonoma.
Williams-Sonoma is located at Grand Avenue –The Avenues. To contact Williams Sonoma call 2228 3101 or visit www.williams-sonoma.me.
Dean and Deluca: For the gourmand at heart, Dean and Deluca offers all types of goodies waiting to be placed in a picturesque gift basket. At Dean and Deluca, you’ll find charcuterie essentials from turkey salami to Turkish Sujok, artisanal breads, vinegars, oils, spreads, treats and coffee, this modern Deli is a go-to spot for anyone who will feel nothing but excitement upon seeing a beautifully filled holiday basket of yummies.
Dean & Deluca is located in the 2nd Avenue – The Avenues. Hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information, please call 2224 2224 or visit their website deananddeluca.com and follow them on Instagram @deandelucame.
The Yard: For the truly creative who love their daily essentials, The Yard is an amazing lifestyle boutique that claims itself to be inspired by cherry blossoms, pistachio macaroons, pearls and lace, and quirky china. Quirky indeed, this place is chock-full of treasures ranging from casual apparel to travel accessories, to furniture pieces and amazing bags – there’s always a unique touch at The Yard.
Lush: For the hippies in your life who appreciate nothing more than freshly made, whimsically named organic products and soaps, Lush would be your go-to place. They offer pre-wrapped gift sets that suit different personalities, but also have amazing face-masks, creams, shampoos, and of course, fun bath-bombs on offer. A Lush gift is sure to make anyone’s day!
Lush is located in The Avenues (2220 0620), The Gate Mall (50987360), 360 Mall (2530 9607) and Promenade Mall (5587 6163). Follow them on Instagram @lushkuwait.