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Rappler's latest stories on gift ideas


Make mom feel special this month of May

May 08, 2020 - 7:14 PM

You can have items such as baby care needs and kitchen supplies delivered to your home

Eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas other than metal straws

Dec 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

There's a host of useful sustainable gifts other than bamboo toothbrushes, too!

5 foolproof gift ideas for Secret Santa

Dec 07, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Thinking about what to get your Santa baby for this year? Look no further!

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: Pasko na, sinta ko, saan na regalo ko?

Dec 06, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Why don't we give love – and gifts – on Christmas day?

5 water bottles to stuff stockings with this Christmas 2019

Nov 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM

What better gift to give your loved ones and friends than the gift of hydration?

THE GIFT OF HYDRATION. Water bottles look good under the Christmas tree. Photos from and

7 non-material Mother’s Day gifts for the mom in your life

May 09, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that you can’t put in a box

5 Mother's Day gift ideas P1500 and under

May 04, 2019 - 5:53 PM

From sweet treats to accessories, we've got gift ideas for every budget!

Last-minute gift guide: Watsons, the bottomless pit of beauty goods

Dec 24, 2018 - 2:01 PM

An unapologetic Watsons 'tambay' breaks down what you should cop from the ubiquitous drug store

(SELF) GIFT PARADISE. All the beauty products you needed – and didn't know you needed, all in one roof. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Last-minute gift guide: Asian variety store edition

Dec 22, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The gifting possibilities are always endless in every Miniso store

5 gift ideas for the sophisticated techie in your life

Dec 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Still scrambling to find a Christmas gift for your tech-savvy loved one? We got you covered

9 Christmas gifts ideas for the dog lovers (and dogs) in your life

Nov 30, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Because all dogs end up on Santa’s Nice List

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This local, eco-friendly market is perfect for your Christmas shopping

Nov 25, 2018 - 7:00 AM

From shampoo bars and upcycled bags and clothes to cookies baked with love by Yolanda survivors and handicrafts by local artists, the Old Manila Eco Market in Intramuros

INTRAMUROS MARKET. Old Manila Eco Market is a weekend market in front of Manila Cathedral running up to the end of the year. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

8 unique and useful gifts for your BFFs

Jul 10, 2018 - 2:53 PM

Show your closest buds your appreciation for them with these little gifts

5 gifts your dad wants to get for Father's day

Jun 08, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Is your dad a #Lazaddict? Perfect!

20 perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas

May 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Love ya mom!

Rappler Gift Guide: Presents for your mom

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:10 PM

What to give your no. 1 woman

11 gift ideas for the photographer in your life this 2017

Nov 01, 2017 - 6:54 PM

From cameras to essential accessories, here's what you can give your special someone who's into photography

All photos from manufacturer

12 techie gift ideas for your parents

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM

From classy cord organizers to premium Bluetooth speakers, we've got some cool gift ideas your folks will love

All images from respective manufacturers

What do moms really want for Mother’s Day?

May 11, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Your mom would never admit that she wants these things

'They will remember you 2016': A holiday science and tech gift guide

Dec 02, 2016 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] May you give and receive interesting gifts this season

Get these 5 locally made, multipurpose items for less than P1000

Sep 30, 2016 - 3:39 PM

Simplify your life with these multipurpose items while supporting local industries too

Manananggal flash drives and 6 awesome Albay products

Dec 29, 2015 - 11:17 AM

Check out what you can find in Albay from mythical plush toys to terracotta lamps and more

Last minute gift ideas

Dec 24, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Shirts hoodies and organizers with inspiring themes from the Rappler Shop plus discount coupons from Lazada Zalora and more just for you

7 Spot-on gift ideas for Graduation

Mar 24, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Congratulate your loved one and yourself with these gift ideas this Graduation season

125 Christmas gift ideas for every personality

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:32 PM

Includes prices descriptions and where to buy gifts for the geeks kids music lovers travelers and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 12 gifts for travelers

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:16 PM

A scratch map a selfie stick an anti theft travel bag and more gift ideas for travelers

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 13 gifts that give back

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:09 PM

High quality products and services that help the environment or local communities without necessarily burning a hole in your pocket

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 25 fashion and beauty presents

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:07 PM

Personalized lipstick celebrity collaborations pretty wall art and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 12 presents for the kids

Nov 26, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Books that transform into little towns a teepee you can paint on your own lumad dolls to love and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 12 gifts for the guys

Nov 26, 2014 - 6:36 PM

A personalized Gilas jersey the newest Call of Duty game the newest cases for the iPhone and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 16 gifts for geeks

Nov 26, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Dancing Groot Star Wars kicks Sherlock inspired scents and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 13 arts and culture presents

Nov 26, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Paper made crafts murano necklaces December show tickets and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 10 gifts for music-lovers

Nov 26, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Earphone splitters concert tickets anti theft pouches and more

Christmas gift ideas 2014: 12 gifts for health and wellness

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Activity trackers honey lollipops superfood starter packs and more

10 budget Mothers' Day gift ideas

May 08, 2014 - 10:28 AM

And other fab ideas to celebrate the occasion without breaking the bank

Buy hard-to-find indie publications at Small Press Expo

Dec 11, 2013 - 1:44 PM

The expo held at the Lopez Musem is from 9 am to 5 pm and is open to the public

#SamLikesItHot: Drunken lemon loaf

Dec 06, 2013 - 10:29 AM

‘Tis the season to make tipsy dessert

Pamper products just for Dad

Jun 15, 2013 - 5:53 PM

On Father s Day give him something he won t expect: beauty products

AFTERSHAVE BALM. Even dads need to take care of their skin. All photos courtesy of Marks & Spencer