All posts tagged: gifts

Stuck on finding the perfect present?

You may have left it a little late to make a gift purchase before the 25th, however this website is awesome for the perfect present. Notonthehighstreet.com is a UK based site that specialises in unique gifts that you won’t necessarily find at any of your local favourite stores. Founded by entrepreneurs Sophie Cornish and Holly Tucker. Since 2006, these two women have hunted down the most original items from the best creative small businesses, brought them together in one place and made it super easy to buy them. They started with around 100 small business, many of whom were also just starting out and creating products from their kitchen tables at night, now the duo offer thousands of options and keep adding more every week, making them one of the UK’s fastest-growing e-commerce businesses. If you’re looking for ingenious, fanciful or quirky gifts for that person that has everything then this site is your go-to-place. My favourite souvenir that I’ve bought so far was a personalised story book for a friend’s newborn baby – it’s the story of a little boy/girl who goes in search for …

Ultimate Wishlist : 22.12.2014

I love anything techie, however here is nothing more beautiful and simple than going “Old School”. Perhaps it comes from two generations of family before me, where my grandfather and my mother both used a diary to keep track of their daily goings on. The smell of the leather cover, the white pages filled with lists made in their handwriting, appointments that reflect the people they are and those in their lives and their future adventures. So in the spirit of Old School – and 125 years of tradition – I’m crushing on these two must-haves from British house, Smythson of Bond Street. A 2015 diary and a travel wallet, the perfect combo to keep track of all the travel to come in the new year! Images courtesy of www.smythson.com