The art of gift giving goes back eons, where the crux of it is still the same; a way to re-confirm or establish a connection with others be it newly made friends or long-time loved ones.
A gift is a reflection of both the giver and the receiver and is a tangible expression of their unique, loving bond. A gift communicates feelings and appreciation for them and what better way to show your thoughtfulness this Valentine’s Day than gifting with a good cause.
When you purchase artisan made in Malaysia gifts from Batik Boutique, you will receive premium quality products made skillfully with love, and you will be simultaneously supporting artisans receiving fair wages and community empowerment all while upholding Malaysian heritage.
Check out our top 10 gifts with purpose this Valentine’s Day.
1. Fashionista Set (RM129.00)
For anyone who loves fashion while doing good, Fashionista Set checks all the boxes. Included in the brown gift box is one handmade Black Leopard batik headband and one pair of Brown Tassel earrings from Fugeelah, supporting economic opportunities for refugees.
2. Batik Boxer Gift Set - Hare-Itage (RM209.00)
Made with 100% natural cotton, this boxer set has been hand-printed by local artisans and then hand-sewn by our seamstresses. A perfect gift for someone who prizes comfort and quality above all else. Available in 3 colors/prints.
3. Batik-inspired Socks (RM45.00)
Get either one or all three pairs of their batik-inspired socks available in three different prints; Green Nasi Lemak, Black Driftwood, and Navy Firework. All these items are made with 100% natural cotton from inspired batik motifs. Unisex sizing.
4. Batik Workshop for 2
Looking for something more hands-on and immersive? Join a batik painting workshop for two and unleash your inner artist all while making core memories with your loved one with this gift of experience.
5. Matching Batik Apparel (RM209.00++)
Jazz up your dinner date with matching batik outfits, available for both men and women in various styles. Get ready for a photo op with your Valentine while donning sustainable fashion with a dash of Malaysian heritage.
6. Batik Necktie Gift Set (RM189.00)
A perfect gift for the corporate man in your life. These batik neckties and pocket squares are just the accessories needed to spice up a standard suit with a pop of color.
7. Organizer Set (RM159.00)
A set of a zip pouch and a card holder wallet, made with 100% cotton and hand-blocked with batik prints by Malaysian artisans. There are a variety of prints to choose from to suit different personalities such as Black Fern and Purple Bintik.
8. Homeware Gift Set (RM299.00)
For the homebody and house proud, we offer homeware gift sets as a beautiful addition to your home. These handmade items range from table runners, to coasters, to serviette sets, to pillow cases. All items are hand-printed in contemporary batik designs and are machine washable.
9. Writer’s Gift Set (RM189.00)
Handmade by artisans, the leather-bound journal is perfect for taking down notes, making lists, or jotting thoughts. The journal comes in either Teal Rimba or Navy Gemilang and included in the gift set is one bamboo wooden tumbler under the KL collection.
10. Batik DIY Painting Kit (RM59.00-RM89.00)
Looking for a creative activity to do at home? Suitable for even the littlest of Valentine’s, pick up one of our batik painting kits. With many different ones to choose from, it will surely be a time spent having fun together this Valentine’s Day.
Order your unique Valentine’s Gifts online or in-store with us and take advantage of the little touches like FREE hand-written notes and gift wrap for your Valentine’s made easy.
There is a gift suited for everyone here at Batik Boutique so let’s start gifting with purpose while supporting local Malaysian artisans. Feel the love knowing each purchase supports the people who made them.
Let’s share the love this year and support the 300 artisans and seamstresses and more than 1,500 beneficiaries with our homegrown brand this Valentine’s Day.