MEGA Gift Guide 2023: The Editors’ Favorites To Shop Now

MEGA Gift Guide 2023: The Editors’ Favorites To Shop Now


The MEGA Team reveal its deepest desires for this holiday season

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Part rock, part chic, nothing quite makes a statement than modern black pieces with silver accents. – PEEWEE REYES-ISIDRO, Editor-in-Chief

1 Pearl and Crystal Single Earring by GUCCI. 2 Draped Wool Toile Jacket by LOUIS VUITTON. 3 Crocodile Horsebit Crocodile Shoulder Bag by GUCCI. 4 Lock Bracelet by TIFFANY & CO. 5 Toy Pump in Suede and Rhinestone Pump by LOEWE. 6 Wool Sateen Pants by PRADA. 7 Leather Boutis Dress by LOUIS VUITTON. 8 Small Alma BB Epi Leather by LOUIS VUITTON.


Give in to all things sweet, delicate, and decadent this holiday season—a little sugar rush, anyone? – MARIAN SAN PEDRO, Fashion Writer

1 Bare Layer Palette in Strawberry Mood by ROM&ND. 2 Long Cowl Neck Dress in Satin Crepe by SAINT LAURENT. 3 Crew Neck Jacket in Long Goat Hair by CELINE. 4 Mini Lady Dior Bag in Antique Pink Cannage Lambskin by DIOR. 5 Cotton Candy Lounge Sofa by KARLEX HOME. 6 Lip Butter Balm in Pink Sugar by SUMMER FRIDAYS. 7 Virgule Bow Slingback Pumps in Fabric by ROGER VIVIER. 8 Baignoire De Cartier Watch in Rose Gold by CARTIER.


Whether you walk the hallways à la Sharpay Evans or ace the test with your bright pink scented paper like Elle Woods, blush tone finishes are this holiday’s instantaneous mood booster. – BRIE VENTURA, Junior Art Director

1 Shearling Bomber Jacket by BLUMARINE. 2 Pink Moon Diamond Beret by MARINE SERRE. 3 Ribbed-knit Wool Cashmere Cardigan by BLUMARINE. 4 Orietta Pearl Necklace by VIVIENNE WESTWOOD. 5 Tweed Mini Skirt by BALMAIN. 6 Pink Leather Le Cagole Knee Length Boots by BALENCIAGA. 7 By A Thread by LUCY SCORE. 8 Rim Cat Sunglasses by BALENCIAGA.


From elegant sculptures to striking graphics, art meets fashion this holiday season. – BITHIA REYES, Fashion Assistant

1 Beige Silk Foulard by FENDI. 2 Square Halfmoon Sunglasses in Acetate by LOEWE. 3 Multicolor Cruise 24 Round Vase by DIOR. 4 Long Coat by CHLOÉ. 5 Diamond Screen by Marcel Wanders by LOUIS VUITTON. 6 Vinetta Natural Snake Rhinestones by STEVE MADDEN. 7 De-Pra-Fsd Denim Midi Skirt with Smiley Faces Print by DIESEL. 8 Square Rhinestone Earrings by ZARA.


The preppy aesthetic—always timeless and distinctly classic. – SAMANTHA ESTANIEL, Editorial Assistant

1 D-Ocean Visor with Mitzah by DIOR. 2 24 oz. White Standard Mouth by HYDROFLASK. 3 Women’s Leather-Trim Straw Large Brie Tote Bag Natural/White by RALPH LAUREN. 4 Centennial 85 Low ‘Off White’ by ADIDAS. 5 Skin Veil Cooling Mist by STROKES BEAUTY LAB. 6 Roland Garros Triumph by WILSON. 7 Low-cut Lacoste x Sporty & Rich Tennis Dress by LACOSTE. 8 Nina RB4314N/1248/ 3LTortoise/Brown by RAY-BAN


All the essentials to help you shine and survive nights of endless flowing cocktails. – MIA CASTRO, Senior Beauty Writer

1 White Jade Gua Sha Stone by DAILY HABITS. 2 Healthy Hair Besties Kit by BRIGEO. 3 Abeille Royale Honey Treatment Night Cream by GUERLAIN. 4 Jackie 1961 Small Shoulder Bag in Red Leather by GUCCI. 5 Cherry Smoke by TOM FORD. 6 Everyday Rose Lip Oil & Lip Liner Duo by RARE BEAUTY. 7 All Stars Amazonian Clay Collector’s Set by TARTE. 8 Patent Leather Slingbacks with Buckles in Crimson by MIU MIU.


Savor the end of yet another year—perhaps another milestone—with items that breathe a sense of luxurious exaltation and aimless tranquility into your life. – BAM ABELLON, Managing Editor

1 Rouge Allure by CHANEL. 2 Pinstripe Quilted Egg Coat by LOUIS VUITTON. 3 Amber Large Candle by DIPTYQUE. 4 Studio Soft Bag by FERRAGAMO. 5 Supersonic Hair Dryer by DYSON. 6 Paris Boxy T-Shirt by CELINE. 7 Remegio Boots by JUANITA STUDIO. 8 Why Nations Fail by DARON ACEMOGLU AND JAMES A. ROBINSON.


Tech is no longer just for the geeks—it’s also for the chic. Add a touch of innovation to your everyday wardrobe without sacrificing style. – GJ FAJILAN, Multimedia Artist

1 Bleu de Chanel Parfum by CHANEL. 2 META Wayfarer Smart Glasses by RAY-BAN. 3 Go 3 by INSTA360. 4 Elongated Curved Hobo Bag by CHARLES & KEITH. 5 Denim Workwear Jacket by KENZO. 6 Watch Series 9 in Midnight by APPLE. 7 Utility Jeans with Pockets in Mid-Blue by ZARA. 8 Yeezy Foam Runner in Onyx by ADIDAS.


The staple items for a showstopping performance that will resonate long after the curtain falls. – LAURD SALEN, Features Writer

1 Live 660NC Wireless Over-Ear NC Headphones in Blue by JBL. 2 Medium Andiamo Bag in Slate by BOTTEGA VENETA. 3 Nappa Leather Jacket by PRADA. 4 Aqua Media Cologne Forte by MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN. 5 Deluxe Portable Suitcase Turntable in Blue by CROSLEY CRUISER. 6 Oblique Bermuda Shorts by DIOR. 7 Toy Boot In Nappa Lambskin by LOEWE. 8 1837 Makers 27 mm Square Watch by TIFFANY & CO.


Leaving the comforts of home has never been this luxurious. Let these sturdy, yet elegant items join your outdoor adventures. – RYUJI SHIOMITSU, Fashion Director

1 Intercciato Leather Backpack by BOTTEGA VENETA. 2 Adventure Quencher Tumbler 40 oz Silt by STANLEY. 3 Savoy Large Suitcase by GUCCI. 4 Orpheon Eau de Parfum 75 ml by DIPTYQUE. 5 Tank Americaine Watch by CARTIER. 6 Couture Scarf Anthracite Gray Wool by DIOR. 7 Crocodile Duffle Bag by GUCCI. 8 Monolith Brushed Leather and Nylon Boots with Pouch by PRADA.


Enjoy stress-free moments whenever and wherever with these pampering essentials. – AGOO AZCUNA-BENGZON, Beauty Director

1 Salt Bath by L:A BRUCKET. 2 N5 Body Oil by CHANEL. 3 724 Scented Body Lotion by MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN. 4 Morning Facial Sheet Mask (Botanical) by SABORINO. 5 Spa Youth Expert Treatment by CLARINS. 6 Christmas Cranberry Soap by LUSH FRESH HANDMADE COSMETICS. 7 Eye Contour Mask by SISLEY PARIS. 8 Skin Caviar Luxe Cream by LA PRAIRIE.


All days become glorious indulgences with touches of gold. – JONES PALTENG, Producer

1 Classic Jacket in Gold and Black by CELINE. 2 Cologne Cedrat 100 mL by MATIERE PREMIERE. 3 Rouge Coco Baume Lip Balm by CHANEL. 4 Petite Malle in Black Epi Leather by LOUIS VUITTON. 5 Mum Necklace in Gold by PHOEBE PHILO. 6 Quattro Spirit 25 Watch by L.U. CHOPARD. 7 T2 60th Anniversary Camera by CONTAX. 8 Light Square Frame Sunglasses by GUCCI.


Make a powerful statement—turn your holidays into high-shine moments with silver metallics.

1 Oblique Diortwin Sqaure Scarf by DIOR. 2 Metallic Leather Jacket by ZARA. 3 AirTag Fine Woven Key Ring by APPLE. 4 Small Cassette Camera Bag by BOTTEGA VENETA. 5 Baguette Silver Leather Loafer by FENDI. 6 Straight Foil Jeans by MANGO. 7 Le Pliage Leather Travel Bag in Turtledove by LONGCHAMP. 8 Card Case by FURLA.

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