As I write this I know that the truly organised may already have finished their Christmas shopping. But if you haven’t yet started or still have a bit more to do, then you can’t go far wrong by looking for something a bit special & different from independendent stores and artisan crafters. I wanted to highlight some of the amazing small and independent businesses that I’ve come across to get you shopping independents. Whether online or instore you’ll be able to find some fantastic gifts & experiences. Perhaps you might be tempted with a little treat for yourself too!
Agnes and Norman – vintage shoes like they used to be made
Black Acre Soap Pantry – handmade soap products
Blakeley Browns – vintage furniture
Felicitations Vintage – vintage china and furniture
Ginger Megs Vintage – vintage clothing and accessories
Hotel La Tour – seasonal afternoon tea
Hush Homewear – luxury lounge wear
Le Keux Vintage Salon – vintage hair and makeup
Mayfair Stockings – luxury hosiery
Monsoon Estates – artisan coffee
Revival Creations – retro baking and craft workshops
Serendipity Candles – vintage candles
Sweet As – chocolate and celebration cake specialists
Tarte and Berry – baked treats including caramel brownies (website launching 8th December
I’m sure you’ll have small independent businesses within your town or know of independent online retailers, why not drop by and see what they have to offer. I can guarantee you’ll find something wonderful and, dare I say it, just what you were looking for.