Asian-Owned Holiday Gift Guide: Staff Picks

From holiday grail beauty products to nostalgic items and accessories for furry friends.

From holiday grail beauty products to nostalgic items and accessories for furry friends.

asian owned gift guide

by The RepresentASIAN Project
December 18, 2023

Here at RepresentASIAN Project, we’re obsessed with anything and everything Asian-owned. We love discovering Asian brands and businesses and sharing their products and stories with the Asian community and beyond.

So, for the holiday season, we’ve been curating special gift guides featuring products from Asian-owned brands and businesses. In this latest edition, our staff members have rounded up their personal faves they hope to give (and receive!) this holiday season. From holiday grail beauty products to nostalgic items and accessories for furry friends, here are some fun holiday gift ideas from Asian-owned brands and businesses.

Madelyn’s Picks

Cadette Bamboo Huggies (Allison Asis), $456. Available at cadettejewelry.com.

Kinn Studio Dear Kaia III Nameplate Necklace (Jennie Yoon), $659. Available at kinnstudio.com.

Colour by Emma Cloud Hands-Free Leash (Mick Nishikawa and Sammi Matsumoto), $74. Available at coloursbyemma.com.

Ghlee Lip Mask (Varun and Arati Sharma), $30. Available at ghlee.com.

Sandy Liang Lil Grass Fleece (Sandy Liang), $88. Available at sandyliang.info.

“Chinatown Pretty” by Valerie Luu and Andria Lo, $38. Available at your local bookstore.

Emboss Beauty CL02 Lash Clusters (Julia Vuong), $22. Available at embossbeauty.com.

Makeway Crew Socks (Abby Albino and Shelby Weaver), $12. Available at shopmakeway.co.

Uniqlo HEATTECH Crew Neck Long Sleeve T-Shirt (Ultra Warm) (Tadashi Yanai), $40. Available at Uniqlo.

ai co. Mini Crystal Bag (Hannah Kim, Joanna Lee, Hun Young Lee and Rebekah Ma), $220. Available at ai-co.ca.

Nathan’s Picks

“Ren Hang” by Ren Hang, $70. Available at Indigo.

Far-Near Vol. 4 – Guidance” by Lulu Yao Gioiello, $42. Available at far-near.media.

“Be Not Afraid of Love” by Mimi Zhu, $23. Available at Amazon.ca.

Byredo Mojave Ghost Perfume (Ben Gorham), $205. Available at Holt Renfrew.

AJE Pottery Handmade Clay Dumpling Ornament (Amy Jan Ernst), $28. Available at ajepottery.com.

Simone Rocha Black Wreath Socks (Simone Rocha), $55. Available at SSENSE.com.

COSRX Snail Mucin (Jun Sang Hun), $20. Available at Sukoshi Mart.

Fly By Jing Xtra Spicy Chilli Crisp (Jing Gao), $17. Available at flybyjing.com.

Sadaf’s Picks

Handmade Palestine Olive Oil Soap, $13. Available at handmadepalestine.com.

“East: 120 Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing” by Meera Sodha, $40. Available at Amazon.

Rooted Toys Manu Plush Toy (Sunita Jaswal), $40. Available at rootedtoys.com.

Rebecca’s Picks

I’ll Know It When I See It Cantonese Sayings Tote Bag (Cassie Leung and Christine Chee), $30. Available at foohungcurios.com.

Mala The Brand Mistletoe Candle (Melody Lim), $40. Available at malathebrand.com.

Silk&Snow Hand Knitted Weighted Blanket (Albert Chow and Kenneth Mo), $280. Available at silkandsnow.com.

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