Everybody knows looking for gifts for men can be tricky. So here are a few unique and quirky, mostly DIY gifts that our male readers themselves confess to absolutely loving!
We love Love as much as the next person. But Valentine’s and other special occasions have sometimes got us scratching our heads. For one thing, getting THE perfect gift makes us feel like high school students trying to build an egg parachute to be thrown over the fourth storey window. You only have one chance lest everything breaks apart… Okay, so nobody serious actually breaks up over crappy gifts, right? But it’s a sincere desire to make the other feel loved that drives us on this quest. So we decided to help our readers out by coming up with this list of unique and downright quirky gifts for men; your guy will thank us!
Now you might be asking, why gifts for men? Well, just because we’re also a bit in love with all things Korean, we wanted to share this little trivia with you. In Korea, Valentine’s Day is traditionally known as Red Day, wherein it’s the women who usually give chocolates to the man in their life. Although the practice has since evolved, we’re taking inspiration from this tidbit for our Valentine feature. We asked our male friends and readers to tell us the best gifts they ever got that made them feel extra special and loved. Below are some of our favourite answers. See which ones you can take inspiration from!
During the exclusive #TopKnottersChat last Wednesday, wedding planner extraordinaire Summer Reyes Carullo of VRC Creative gave our Twitter followers professional (and free!) crucial money-related advice. If you missed it, let us clue you in on how to best trim your wedding budget!
If money grew on trees, we might do a Cristalle and hire a party boat to shuttle our guests across Lake Como too. But because spending millions to get hitched remains a fantasy for us, we’ll have to work, work, work within a realistic budget to make our dream wedding come true. It’s not as bad as you think—when you know where to start cutting. Here’s our breakdown of all the crazy creative things you can do to trim your wedding budget, brought to you by the #TopKnottersChat (Stay tuned for more!).
Flowers are undoubtedly a big part of weddings. They’re held between the bride’s hands and pinned unto the groom’s lapel. Flowers are arranged at the centre of each table and even thrown at giggling bridesmaids eager for their turn to say “I do”. But the trend in flowers has turned towards the absence of such. And many brides have recently set their hearts on floral bouquet alternatives.
Great weddings shouldn’t come at the cost of your entire bank account.
After all, you still have married life to face next, right? If you’re on a tight budget or simply want to spend smart, there are things you can save on when planning your big day—and even some you can skip altogether!