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Gift Guide For Presents From $100 to $500: What She Can Get You If She Feels Generous

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    Christmas is almost upon us, and you know what that means. It’s time for presents galore! But you know what would be better than getting a surprise gift from your girlfriend or wife?

    Getting a gift that you really want & will be really useful for you. If you’re unsure of what you want, here are 10 fantastic items from $100 to $500 that we’ve collated over the past year. If she’s feeling generous this year, this is the list for you. We’ve even included how you can hint to her that you want it.

    If she’s on a tight budget, we also have a gift guide for items are below $100.

    If money isn’t an issue, we also have a gift guide for items that are above $500.

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  • Philips Shaver Series 5000 Wet and Dry Electric Shaver
    2 / 11 Philips Shaver Series 5000 Wet and Dry Electric Shaver

    What We Love About It: It’s MultiPrecision blade system has a rounded head to glide smoothly across the skin, protecting you from nicks and cuts. It also comes with 5-direction flexheads with independent movements to ensure close skin contact for a fast, clean shave and boasts a Turbo mode that kicks in 20% extra power for dense stubble.

    $199. For more info, visit philips.com.sg

    What To Say: My shaver keeps cutting me even though I don’t have a lot of hair. Is there one that’s faster and more doesn’t cut?

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  • Jaybird X4 Wireless Sports Headphones
    3 / 11 Jaybird X4 Wireless Sports Headphones

    What We Love About It: These headphones are designed to be as sturdy as possible for people on the move, letting you run in rain, snow and along with an IPX7 rating. The Jaybird X4 also comes with customisable equaliser settings and Spotify integration, allowing you to be in total control of your tunes during a run.

    $185. For more info, visit http://www.jaybirdsport.com

    What To Say: I need durable headphones that can be used anytime, anywhere.

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  • Philips Viva Collection Airfryer
    4 / 11 Philips Viva Collection Airfryer

    What We Love About It: The Philips Viva Collection Airfryer extracts up to 90 percent of fat from your food during the cooking process without removing the flavour. It comes with 5 pre-set cooking programs, making your daily meal preparation much more convenient, and uses a detachable, dishwasher-safe basket for hassle-free cleaning.

    $369. For more info, visit philips.com.sg

    What To Say: We should start eating healthier by getting an airfryer. I’ve heard that some of them even help you remove fat!

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  • #270Pro Selfie Stick
    5 / 11 #270Pro Selfie Stick

    What We Love About It: This super long selfie stick is designed for you to be able to frame your photos and videos exactly the way you want them. It has five levels of extension to choose from for maximum customisation, and even has a tripod mount. The selfie stick is also waterproof and is built specially for GoPros, with compatibility with all newest and most of the older models.

    $129. For more info, visit https://www.270pro.com/270pro

    What To Say: We should get a selfie stick for our GoPro. I heard there’s one that’s as good as an actual tripod.

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  • PlayStation®4 FIFA 19 Bundle Pack
    6 / 11 PlayStation®4 FIFA 19 Bundle Pack

    What We Love About It: This amazing bundle comes with DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller and jet black PlayStation®4 with 500GB of storage, ensuring that you have plenty of space to store many different games. It also contains a copy of the FIFA 19 Champions Edition with bonus content including 20 Jumbo Premium Gold Packs also comes with a 3-month subscription voucher.

    SGD$499. Available at PlayStation Authorised Dealers, Sony Stores, and selected

    Sony Centre outlets. For more info, visit https://asia.playstation.com/

    What To Say: I heard there’s a PS4/FIFA bundle. I should get it since it’s a lot cheaper than getting them separately.

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  • Bose Sleepbuds
    7 / 11 Bose Sleepbuds

    What We Love About It: The Bose Sleepbuds promise to give you the best of true wireless freedom paired with noise cancelling technology so you can get a restful night of sleep. You can even use a companion app to play soothing sounds like gentle waves, rustling leaves, and smooth-turning wind turbines to help you drift off into sleep faster.

    $379. For more info, visit https://www.bose.sg/en_sg/index.html

    What To Say: I’m having trouble sleeping. I should get sleepbuds to block out the noise.

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  • Jabra Elite Active 65t
    8 / 11 Jabra Elite Active 65t

    What We Love About It: Boasting true wireless connectivity, IP56 sweat, water, and dust certification, and an integrated accelerometer for additional tracking capabilities, it could very well be the last pair of buds you’ll ever need. You’ll get five hours of listening time on a single charge, with two additional charges in the cradle.

    S$298. For more info, visit www.jabra.com/elite

    What To Say: I need to get earbuds. Earpieces are such as pain to use during workouts.

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  • Adidas Copa 19+
    9 / 11 Adidas Copa 19+

    What We Love About It: It’s a great pair of football boots! Fuse Skin and K Leather give the boots optimum comfort and touch, while the Purecut laces remove unneeded layers and maximise the ball control area. To top it all off, the Comfortframe stabilises your movement while enhancing your traction.

    $380. For more info, visit adidas.com.sg.

    What To Say: My football boots are really worn out. I should get a new Adidas one.

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  • Nokia 5.1 Plus
    10 / 11 Nokia 5.1 Plus

    What We Love About It: At 8mm thin, this phone is designed to feel comfortable wherever it is, whether in your pocket or in your hand. However, it does not sacrifice any sturdiness with its metal structure, complimenting the phone with the toughness that Nokia has become famous for. It also has a stunning 5.8” display edge-to-edge display to maximise screen size.

    $299. For more info visit https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones

    What To Say: I heard Nokia’s got a new phone that’s really cheap. Maybe I should check it out.

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  • C3fit Men's Impact Air 3/4 Tights
    11 / 11 C3fit Men's Impact Air 3/4 Tights

    What We Love About It: They’re designed to provide firm support for your waist, hips, knees, thighs and calves, thus easing the impact your runs have on your body. It also allows for complete flexibility in the movement of your joints, and enhances the blood flow to the leg muscles, thus reducing the fatigue and impact of running.

    $169. For more info, visit https://shop.tripleready.com/en-sg/home

    What To Say: My tights are too tight. I should get more flexible ones for running.

    6 Muscle Snacks You Can Make With Protein Powder

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    Some text is taken from Men’s Health Singapore’s print edition

    By Muhd Farhan

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