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Buying gifts for people feels great, as does receiving them. By this logic, we can deduce that the greatest adrenalin rush ultimately comes from something known as "buying gifts for yourself," which is a trap we all fall into more frequently during this time of year.

May my retail tour-de-force pave the way to the best gifts to buy yourself this holiday.

Prada Luna Rossa Black Eau de Parfum

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Luna Rossa Black Eau de Parfum



Buy at Nordstrom

"Good winter scents are all about those darker notes. The latest edition of Prada’s much-loved Luna Rossa fragrance carries top notes of Bergamot and Angelica, while its base holds woody aromas. A captivating Eau de Parfum that you’ll inevitably purchase for yourself!"

COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT Jacquard Wool Blend Knit Sweater

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Jacquard Wool Blend Knit Sweater



Buy at Luisaviaroma

This purchase was inevitable. I should’ve known better than to go shopping for a holiday sweater unsupervised, especially after revealing my love for all things knitted. As confused as a reindeer in the headlights, I transitioned from having my heart set on buying a questionably-knitted creation for a distant relative, to leaving the store with this playful number from COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT.

Falke Techno T-Shirt

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Techno T-Shirt



Buy at Luisaviaroma

Among other things, German brand Falke is particularly well-known for its socks. And as socks are a go-to stocking stuffer for me, if something like the Techno T-shirt here appears while I am dutifully shopping for said socks, somebody’s going to have cold feet this December.

Nike ACG PrimaLoft Trail Pants

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ACG PrimaLoft Trail Pants



Buy at Luisaviaroma

In an attempt to sympathize with, and support the New Year’s resolutions of my family, I went out on the hunt for some sporty silhouettes. After searching high and low, the best I was able leave the store with was a pair of Nike ACG PrimaLoft Trail Pants for yours truly.


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GEL-Kinsei OG GORE-TEX Sneakers



Buy at Luisaviaroma

Much like the ACG pants above, I was met with a similar ultimatum when these AFFIX x ASICS GEL-Kinsei OG “GORE-TEX” sneakers crossed my path. To justify my ill-founded decision, I truly believe being fit is a mindset, so to all New Year’s revolutionaries, you don’t really need the sneakers... not as much as I do or did anyway.

GCDS Classic Wool Blend Balaclava

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Classic GCDS Wool Blend Balaclava



Buy at Luisaviaroma

As much as I am ashamed of having made it this far without actually buying a single thing for my family or friends, this balaclava from GCDS will help hide my shame.

Stone Island Cotton Blend Pistol Carrier

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Cotton Blend Pistol Carrier


Stone Island

Buy at Luisaviaroma

The best thing about this product is that no-one needs to know you ever bought it. Stone Island’s Cotton Blend Pistol Carrier is the ideal undercover purchase.

RETROSUPERFUTURE Roma 3627 Acetate Sunglasses

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Roma 3627 Acetate Sunglasses



Buy at Luisaviaroma

More jawnz to help hide your shame. Sending a guy like me into a place full of seemingly unnecessary goods i.e. a sunglasses store in the middle of Berlin’s winter, will only heighten my desire to obtain something... anything. The block-like frame of RETROSUPERFUTURE’s Roma 3627 Acetate Sunglasses warm my heart with thoughts of how good I’m going to look next summer.

Jil Sander Intarsia & Jacquard Cotton Belt

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Intarsia & Jacquard Cotton Belt


Jil Sander

Buy at Luisaviaroma

I really like Jil Sander, but the chances of me ever going into a store to buy something for myself are slim. Unless of course its a piece so unique... so eye-catching... so much like this cotton belt!

Medicom Toy “Marvin The Martian” 100% & 400% Be@rbricks

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“Marvin The Martian” 100% & 400% Be@rbricks


Medicom Toy

Buy at Luisaviaroma

At this point, you’re all probably tired of my excuses. That being said, this “Marvin The Martian” Be@rbrick set is the perfect “I-bought-this-for-us-gift.” Your unlucky gift receiver will never know.

Marni Moon Market Iron & PVC Rocket

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Moon Market Iron & PVC Rocket



Buy at Luisaviaroma

I’ll level with you... I’m not entirely sure what this is, but it has something about it that makes me want it. Better still, its purchase can be justified using the same excuse as above. Plus, who wouldn’t want a room full of Marni decorations anyway?

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