We all know the best things come in small packages – and this year’s stocking fillers are no exception!
Prices correct at time of writing.
Opt for plain and simple, scripted initials or design your own symbolic design; the simplest accessory for an everyday edit.
Symbols have been used on signet rings for thousands of years, expressing love, praise, friendship and affiliation. Each one individual and acting as your own personal statement. Signet rings can hold a fascinating amount of information!
Each ring is hand made to you, the engraving is done by hand with up to three characters or you may prefer to have a crest or design engraved.
Founded by Helen and Annie, a Mother-Daughter duo whose passion for design and creativity ignited their jewellery-making journey in 2014. Designing unique, eclectic and timeless jewellery that can be cherished and loved for a lifetime is at the heart and soul of their brand.
Price: from £105 at www.rennejewellery.co.uk
Braces brought into the 21st century! These trouser braces are handmade in London, from the best quality slides and clips, a genuine leather kite patch and 35 mm wide elastic. They’re available in many colours – including everything from classic burgundy, navy and red to fluorescent pink and green – as well as different patterns and prints, such as skull and crossbones, pineapples, flamingos and paisley, as well as various Christmas designs – one to suit every occasion and perfect for party season.
Price: £15 from www.villageleathers.com
Surprise your man with some extra weight in his stocking! These Equestrian inspired stirrup bookends are perfect for holding up all of his horseracing books. Handmade from polished nickel and hand polished, they will bring an element of country charm to his home or office.
Established in 2011 La Di Da is an award winning independent bricks and mortar and online retailer based in the heart of Hampshire, UK. Passionate about offering truly unique pieces of upcycled furniture, homeware, unusual gifts and plenty of ‘life’s little luxuries’, they offer something a bit different whilst supporting other independent British businesses wherever possible.
Price £55 from www.ladida-andover.com
Perfect for saving pocket space on racedays, forget the bulky wallet and just take your credit card and business cards in this handy slimline case.
Hand-crafted from smooth cognac Italian calf leather with a supple suede lining, it can hold up to 10 credit cards or 15 business cards and has a gusseted main compartment and a slip pocket at the front. A flap over and snap closure ensures your cards remain secure and in perfect condition. The back is embossed with Aspinal branding and the case can be personalised with up to four initials making it a thoughtful gift.
Price: £60 from AspinalofLondon.com
The perfect accessory after a full Christmas lunch! This belt is made with a hint of stretch to ensure a perfect fit (and allow a bit of give), making it amazingly comfortable – you will soon be wishing all your belts were stretchy. With full-grain vachetta leather accents at the strap and the tip, it still looks like a leather belt when worn with a suit or blazer, so your secret will be safe!
Price: £69.00 from www.ralphlauren.co.uk
For natural no-product matte looks this paste is made with a nourishing and mouldable formula which adds light hold and thickness to your hair without weighing it down or drying it out. The natural ingredients care for your hair and scalp, and it is fragrance free, great for sensitive skin. It can also be used to style beards.
Founded by musician and designer Joe, The Natural Barber Co makes barber grade, ocean safe styling products, that are fully natural, sustainably sourced, plastic free, and made in the UK.
Price: £16.95 from www.naturalbarber.co