The Interiors Obsessive
Whether you're lacking in ideas for the giving or receiving side of December 25, we're covering off all the major gift-based food groups. Highlighting your new favourite thing and forwarding this email to the primary gift buyer in your life is totally acceptable. We won't tell.
1 The dark woody notes of Honest's Smokey Oak are the closest thing you'll get to a log burner without making structural alterations to your home.
2 Avoid eating off these dalmatian print plates from Copper & Solder. Use them instead as a super chic coaster, or just gaze at them lovingly.
3 There's no such thing as too many blankets. And this navy chevron throwfrom Oliver Bonas is a sumptuous addition to the most advanced collections.
4 A handwoven seagrass belly basket from The People Shop is the ideal storage solution for an excess of blankets. Which you now have.
The Frequent Traveller
1 Bum bags are only ever acceptable at festivals. For the rest of your journeying, get this insanely cute currency wallet by the authority in leather — Aspinal.
2 Cashmere is warm and comforting. Planes are not. Be more cashmere with this cosy scarf from The White Company, complete with actual pockets.
3 Birmingham's Dalton Bros make backpacks for taking on the globe. Carry all the things in this grey, lambswool and bridle leather beauty.
4 Corners of the world still mystify cartographers and explorers. Beautiful imagery and detailed maps are the rule in this book of incredible places.
The Fitness Devotee
1 Win at winter in the Adidas Climastorm waterproof jacket. Warning: you'll be left with zero excuse when it comes to that early risers' jog.
2 Keeping hydrated just got sophisticated and sustainable. Onegreenbottle is made from stainless steel, is endlessly reusable, and it's pretty.
3 APL's got actual patented technology proven to make you jump higher. It's enough for us that their Techloom Pro trainers come in a black metallic knit.
4 Like a cult — except with benefits to your wellbeing — once you've practiced on a grippy, cushioned Liforme yoga mat, you'll be a forever convert.
The Culture Committed
1 The Tivoli cube wireless speaker sounds (and looks) exactly as it should whether playing Brahms in the bathroom or Coltrane in the kitchen.
2 Capture big ideas for a future oeuvre in this sketch book from local, scandi-inspired operation Houston's House. It's A4ish and super sleek.
3 Follow the rise of jobbing photographer Slim Aarons in Women, a beautiful, coffee table-worthy record of the portraitist of the rich and beautiful.
4 Boxed, crafted pencils from Faber-Castell instantly elevate etchings.