We are well into the year-end festive season and many of us will soon find ourselves exchanging gifts with our loved ones, friends and colleagues. Still have yet to find the perfect gift? Fret not! We scout Bukit Merah Central to find some neat and affordable last minute gift ideas.

Free hugs!

Address: Watsons Singapore, 165 Bukit Merah Central #01-3667
Price Range: $9.90 - $12.90

Let’s face it – we all could use a little comfort when the work day gets tough. These adorable soft toys will not only bring a smile to one’s face, but are also the best things to cuddle when feeling stressed and tired. Act fast though, for the adorable and super plush Santa Claus is running low in numbers!

Throwback to the Classics

Address: Soon Hock Bros Co, 164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3647
Price Range: 1 VCD for $4

Know someone who loves to belt out a tune or two? Then these karaoke VCDs are a perfect pick. It’s almost impossible to find shops selling such items these days, and yet there’s one well within our reach! Not only so, you’d be spoilt for choice as they carry a wide range of classics from various genres and eras. Think Bon Jovi, Celine Dion, Madonna and more!

Bling it up

Address: Altimate Looks, 164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3639
Price Range: $10 - $40

Rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets – there is a piece of jewellery for every taste and budget. Altimate carries a variety of eye-catching pieces that can be worn to work or to spruce up an outfit for a night out. These are the best gifts for those who love a little sparkle during Christmas.

Best face forward

Address: Watsons Singapore, 165 Bukit Merah Central #01-3667
Price Range: $15 - $35

The holiday season can get hectic and one could definitely appreciate the gift of self-care. Purchase luxurious shampoos, make up brushes or a spa retreat set to ensure that your gift leaves someone feeling refreshed. Added bonus: these items are already attractively packaged in gift sets, saving you time and money on gift-wrapping! 

Succulents, Photo Frames, Stockings & More!

Address: NTUC Fairprice 166 Bukit Merah Central #01-3531
Price Range: $2 - $13

There is something for every personality at NTUC. Grab a succulent to brighten up your colleague’s desk, a Christmas-themed stocking to decorate their home with or a photo frame to display their most cherished memories. The gifts at NTUC are affordable, look good and are conveniently located. What’s not to like? 

Last but not Least!

Address: Song Kee Departmental Store, 165 Bukit Merah Central #01-3665
Price Range: 4 bags at $9

Gift-wrapping can be quite a hassle, especially if you are already hard-pressed for time. These Christmas-themed paper bags offer an easy alternative – simply put your gift in them and you’re set! The bags are not only time-saving but adorable and reusable too! 

We hope you found these ideas useful! If you have a story idea to contribute, please write to us at joyatwork@singhealth.com.sg

The team at Joy at Work wishes one and all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year!