It’s that time of year again and festivities about to get into full swing, but 2020 might be looking a little different than usual. If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to treat those you love even more than ever after the year we’ve had. And there’s even more momentum to shop small and sustainable gifts and really show our support to those who need it. We’ve compiled a list of things from brands we love and are aligned with our ethos, we hope you find it useful!
Whether your mulled wine shindig is virtual or IRL, add a tassle or two to your party accessories like these beautiful bags from Cesta.
Discover Party Pail bag here.
A good quality knit is always a great investment. This staple piece even comes with an elevated cut out detail.
Discover Peyton cashmere turtleneck here.
We love building a considered staple wardrobe and a boyfriend shirt is a must-have. Even better, these come with monogramming which is always a gifting winner.
Discover Poplin white shirt here.
Circular fashion is having a moment and we're here for it. A membership to get your hands on the latest accessories in trend, without overconsuming (and over spending).
Subscribe to Cocoon Club here.
The comfiest trainers we've tried. The best part? It doesn't matter how many puddles you step in, they're machine washable and good as new.
Discover Wool Runners here.
We love this activewear brand that puts women first, without compromising on style and practibility. Perfect for all your at-home workouts.
Discover High Rise Leggings here.
One of our favourite sustainable scandi brands for on-trend pieces. These sunnies are a great gift for some much needed winter sun.
Discover the biodegradable sunglasses here.
We love activewear that's so good we want to wear it all the time, like this patterned Everae bra. Plus they plant a tree for every order made.
Discover Cleo Bralette here.
We love Riley Studio's gender neutral wardrobe staples and you can't go wrong with a handcrafted scarf. Plus, they plant not 1 but 5 trees.
Discover Recycled cashmere scarf here.
It's been a tough year for travel. And since we'll all probably be booking up 2021, travel in style knowing you're supporting a small luggage brand
Discover H5 Lagos Edition here.
We all have to up our WFH game, but curate yours well with this chair from Almost Furniture at Bombinate, so it's one you actually want to work in.
Discover Green 4th armchair here.
It's not easy finding good quality basics you'll come back to time and again. Basic, yes? But better than receiving a stocking full of socks.
Discover The T-shirt here.
It wouldn't be a Christmas stocking without a pack of socks. But these are no ordinary socks and Organic Basics is the ultimate go-to for them.
Discover Orangic Ribbed Socks here.
Another lockdown saviour: the humble puzzle. This beautiful one is designed by a Nigerian illustrator.
Discover 3 Friends at a Party Puzzle here.
Support local British artisans with this chic butter dish made in Stoke on Trent with fine bone China. Discover others like it on Reve en Vert.
Discover Gold china butter dish here.
Jazzy shaped candles have been a hot trend this year, so we love finding new styles like these hand poured ones on Slow Down Studio.
Discover Volute Candle here.
Interior goals eat your heart out, this jug would make the perfect gift for anyone expanding their drool-worthy crockery.
Discover Drink Me jug here.
Floom has innovated the online marketplace for flowers and we loved seeing how they adapted to sell groceries during lockdown. One of their plants would make a lovely gift.
Discover Heart Strings Plant here.
We love this beauty brand shaking things up in the industry. And we love they make use of used coffee grounds, plus it's affordable so splash out on this set.
Discover Plastic Free Accessories Bundle here.
If you want to know how to make a meal out of the end of your carrot, this book is worth a read. Plus shop from Bookshop.org this year, which supports indie book shops instead of the big corporate companies.
Discover The Zero Waste Cookbook here.
For the DIY and upcycling lovers – if you know someone that's been glued to their paintbrush during lockdown, this book is full of ideas to keep them going for the next one.
Discover Home Is Where You Make It here.
The perfect (affordable) gift for candle lovers. Plus the once the matches are finished, the beatufil boxes will serve as a piece of art.
Discover Set of matches here.
For those who haven't been able to visit family and friends this year, send cards and letters with your own personalised scalopped stationary.
Discover Personalised Note Cards here.