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All We Want For Christmas…
Stuff those stockings with truly desirable presents this year. Victor Chau does the hard work for you.

By Victor Chau | Dec 01, 2005

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  • All We Want For Christmas…
    For Him
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    For Him
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    For Her
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    For Her
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    For The Kids
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    Gifts of Entertainment
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    Gifts of Entertainment
  • All We Want For Christmas…
    Deck The Halls

For Him

1. Anti-ageing cream by Exyste for men, $560, from harvey nichols

2. Mark Six Boxer shorts for men, $70, from G.O.D.

3. Couples corkscrews, $630 each, by Alessi

4. “Blondes Brunettes Redheads” little black book by Smythson, $485, from Harvey Nichols

5. IPod video by Apple Macintosh, from $2,400, Designer Group

6. Stingray-skin and silver pig, $7,500, by Xquisit

7. LOMO Camera, $470, from G.O.D.

8. Fragranced ink, $100, by Mont Blanc

9. Wooden massage toys, $40-$45, from City’super

10. Travel clutch by Smythson, $3,865, from Harvey Nichols

11. Easter Island aromatherapy oil burner, $65, from G.O.D.

12. Hong Kong style calendar, $150, by G.O.D.

For Her

13. Diamond bracelet $68,000, by Xquisit

14. Cat’s bowl, $620, by Alessi

15. Makeup brush set in leather case by Smythson, $2,555, from Harvey Nichols

16. IMac g5 by Apple Macintosh, from $10,300, from Designer Group

17. Benefit bathina body balm, $580, from Lane crawford

18. Moroccan Rose Otto Bath oil by Ren, $420, from Harvey Nichols

19. Ipa-Nima handbag, designed by Christina Yu, $1,500, from Harvey Nichols

20. Moma perpetual calendar, $280, from city'super

21. Luxe Guides boxed set (12 Asian cities), $650, Page One and Lane Crawford

22. Juicer, $160, from G.O.D

23. Giving Good Head shampoo, $200, from Harvey Nichols

24. iBuzz vibrator, $400, from www.ibuzz.co.uk

For kids

25. Pony handbag by Jellycat, $250, from Harvey Nichols

26. Roboraptor, $799.90, from Toys R Us

27. Coal, $15/100g or $44/piece, by Franc Franc

28. Woollen gloves ($275) and hat ($220) by Small Paul, $275, from Harvey Nichols

29. Multi-colored turtle, $180, by Shanghai Tang

30. Sony PSP, from $1,780, from Toys R Us

Gift of Entertainment

DVDs

31. Lost - This multiple Emmy award-winning US television program about a group of plane crash survivors on a mighty strange island is not only critically acclaimed, but it’s extremely addictive. Those who have fallen under its hypnotic spell have been known to watch all 20-plus episodes on this DVD set in a single sitting.

32. Seinfeld Season 5 and 6 - This eight-disc DVD box set will be a big hit with fans. It even includes an infamous "puffy shirt."

33. Extras Season 1 - Ricky Gervais’ new series about hopeless actors in search of their big break will be a hit with British comedy fans.

34. Little BritaiN series 1 and 2 - This hit UK series showcasing a lineup of bizarre and quirky characters from the British Isles and is out in a four-disc DVD set.

35. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - For a good old-fashioned movie, grab Tim Burton’s two-disc DVD set, chocked full of extras.

36. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith - Finally you can watch all six movies back to back. This DVD also features tons of material left on the cutting room floor (including Bai Ling’s deleted scenes).

37. Live 8 - Those who felt cheated by local TV’s botched coverage of the July 2 worldwide concert to fight poverty can now see U2, Paul McCartney, Coldplay, REM, Madonna, a reunited Pink Floyd and nearly every other popular group or musician somewhere on this DVD set.

38. U2 Live from Chicago - Filmed on their recent “Vertigo” tour, this DVD will be a treat for longtime fans who’ve long given up on ever seeing the group play here.

Music

39. Born to Run: 30th Anniversary Edition – The Boss’s three-disc CD/DVD set boasts a remastered version of the classic album, a DVD documentary and a never-before-seen 1975 concert.

40. Madonna: Confessions on a Dancefloor – This CD is a natural stocking stuffer for dancers.

Books

41. Talk To The Hand by Lynne Truss - Those who could use a lesson in essential manners may or may not be delighted to receive this book which details “the utter bloody rudeness of the world today.”

42. Accidental Occidental by Dave McKirdy – Careful, deliberate, funny and insightful poems by the local Renaissance man.

43. Big Black Book by Asia City Publishing - Your essential directory of services, shops and restaurants in Hong Kong.

44. Art and Antiques Guide by Asia City Publishing – A complete compendium to art shopping and antiquing in Hong Kong.

45. Good Food Guide by Asia City Publishing – Your guide to good eating in the city.

Deck The Halls

46. Doorknob hanger, $69, from city'super

47. Set of three Jumbo hand-bell Christmas orchestra figurines, $98, from City’super

48. Hand-painted glass balls, $55, from Franc Franc

49. Feather Christmas trees, $280 from Franc Franc

50. Acrylic star ornament, from $35, from Franc Franc

51. Dewdrop glass Christmas tree, $200, from Franc Franc

Directions

Alessi, 7/F, Sogo Department Store, Causeway Bay, 2869-6377

City’super, Time Square, Causeway Bay, 2506-2888

Designer Group, Shop 1217-1220, 12/F, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, 2504-4122

Franc Franc, 2/F Hang Lung Center, 2-20 Paterson St, Causeway Bay, 3427-3366

G.O.D., Leighton Centre, Sharp St., Causeway Bay, 2890-5555

Godiva, Basement 2, Sogo Department Store, Causeway Bay, 2234-0283

Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Rd. Central, 3695-3388
Lane Crawford, Pacific Place, Admiralty, 2118-3668

Mont Blanc, Shop 266, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, 2918-0125

Shanghai Tang, Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St., Central, 2525-7333

Toys R Us, 3/F, Windsor House, Causeway Bay

Xquisit, 76 Wellington St., Central, 2526-1660

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