Holy moly, only 9 weeks to go until Christmas! To avoid getting into the annual last-minute-present-buying-madness, I will post a gift guide for you every week from next week on to help you finding the perfect present in all price ranges for your loved ones.
Christmas gift guides
Edits by Edit Polka Print by Collective Approach A1 Screen-Printed Poster, from OKI-NI, 60 EUR // Nike 6.0 Mavrk Mid 2 Hi-Top Trainers, from Asos, 80 EUR // Perforated Slider Case for iPhone 4S/4, from Incase, 25 EUR // Slighty remodificated 2011 version of Dietrich Lubs Braun Alarm Clock, from The Ghostly Store, 25 EUR // Alexandre Light Weight T-Shirt, from QHUIT STORE, 34 EUR // Ernest Hemingway "Paris, ein Fest fürs Leben. A Moveable Feast", new translation, from Amazon, 20 EUR // Epperson Mountaineering Large Climb Pack, from Couverture & The Garbstore, 160 EUR
How to make your mom happy: Acne Jasper Calf Hair Coin Purse, via Net-a-Porter, 177 EUR // Wool Slippers from Muji, 15 EUR // Pinetti Origami Leather Basket via Yoox, 91 EUR // Diptyque Paris Mini Candle “Baie”, 22 EUR // Heima Candlestick by Normann Copenhagen, via Bodie & Fou, 50 EUR // London Undercover Houndstooth Umbrella, 65 EUR // Light grey textured leather gloves from Paleari News via Farfetch, 54 EUR // The Fashion Book, The perfect A-Z guide to the creators of today’s fashion world, Hardback from Phaidon, 35 EUR
"Breakfast Lunch Tea" Cookbook, the 100 best recipes from Rose Bakery, from Phaidon, 22 EUR // Henrik Vibskov Wool Cone Cap, via Farfetch, 124 EUR // Chelsea Crew Frolic Leather Slip-Ons from Mary Meyer, 50 EUR // Odeur printed shirt, via Farfetch, 83 EUR // Small Walnut Vase by Matt Pugh, via Howkapow, 70 EUR // Mary Meyer Black Splatter Print Backpack, 30 EUR // Wallet sized mint leather pouch from Rennes, 30 EUR // Muuto Bread Basket via Finnishdesignshop, 39 EUR
The Times, Comprehensive Atlas of The World, Amazon, 108 EUR // Leather Wool Trim Gloves from COS, 49 EUR // Supergrau Wrench Knife Block for six knives, via Selekkt, 149 EUR // Sigg Heritage Collection Bottle, 22 EUR // Il Bussetto, Black Coin Holder, via The Goodhoodstore, 58 EUR // Concrete Shaving Kit designed by Lovisa Wattman, via Mjölk, 72 EUR // Hex matte brass Bottle Opener from Iacoli & McAllister, 56 EUR // Eames “Hang It All” coatrack, special limited edition in black and walnut, via The Lollipop Shoppe, 213 EUR // Baxter of California Cream Pomade, via Colette, 20 EUR
For “Him” with love: Nike Dunk Hi Maharam Black TZ sneaker, collaboration between Nike and NY based textile champions Maharam, limited edition, via Très Bien Shop, 211 EUR // Lokolo concrete Tilt Floor Lamp, black version with silver reflector bulb and neon green cable (dozens of combinations available), via Arcademi, 120 EUR // "Less and More" Hardcover – The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams, 808 pages, Die Gestalten, 50 EUR // Wood Wood 13” suede Laptop bag, 115 EUR // P.A.P Accessories black leather iPhone case, with outside pocket for cards etc., via Grandpa, 37 EUR // A’N’D Azumi & David Roll Knit Neck, lambswool neckwarmer, available in black or cream, 82 EUR // String Pocket Shelf, via Finnishdesignshop, 136 EUR // Braun BN0032 white & silver watch, via oi polloi, 140 EUR // Vivero Rosebud Chair, comfortable arm chair designed by Ilkka Suppanen, via Finnishdesignshop, 598 EUR (I’ve been mulling over adding something expensive like this chair to my gift guide, but I think some things are worth their price and this chair is incredibly beautiful!) // Makr Farm Messenger bag, grey heavy cotton and natural leather, 150 EUR
They deserve it – here are some unique ideas for your best friends: Terry Richardson x Colette 3 Mint Box Set, via Colette, 15 EUR // Lavender & Shea Butter Body Scrub from Double Love, with Dead Sea Salt, Solar Dried Sea Salt, Botanical Extracts, Therapeutic Clays and a blend of therapeutic grade Lavender Essential Oils & lots of love, 15 EUR // Normann Copenhagen, black resin Salad Servers, via Yoox, 26 EUR // The Vamoose Pink Opal Necklace, suspended between golden tubes and gold pleated chain, 27 EUR // Carabine Zebra Keyholder, via The Goodhoodstore, 19 EUR // Mucu Grey Blank Notebook, via 3939shop, 8 EUR // Vintage 1930s Thorens Single Claw Table Lighter with Onyx Base from LuminousWhatnots, 30 EUR // A.P.C. scented candle scent No.3 Toumbac, 30 EUR // Field Study “OK Club” Print, 8”x8” 1-color print on 235gsm matte white paper, 14 EUR // STNTN 1910 Collar in black with overlapping front with adjustable clasp closure, 64 EUR
P.S.: There’s a new killer giveaway for you coming tomorrow!
Dear Santa… my personal wishlist: Heavyweight Cab Coat from Kai-aakmann, via I don’t like Mondays, 160 EUR // "Behind the Zines: Self-Publishing Culture", Zines and their role as a catalyst in the evolution of media and graphic design today, Gestalten, 40 EUR // Hanna Purse from Bree, perforated black leather, 80 EUR // Repetto Omar Cycl Black Shoes, from Milk Concept Boutique, 223 EUR // Jenny Baeck white Lean Lamp, via Manufactum, 435 EUR // Byredo Scented Candle “Cotton Poplin”, smells like fresh laundry, via AusLiebezumDuft, 50 EUR // Zoe Karssen “Boys” Sweatshirt, via Matches, 93 EUR // Cashmere Hat in grey from COS, 35 EUR // Springcourt B2 Mid Cut White Canvas Sneakers, 65 EUR // Platinum Leather Pouch from Baggubag, size medium, 30 EUR // Black "Boule" bracelet from Saskia Diez, 139 EUR // Piero Fornasetti Wall Plate 22, via Markanto, (I think I will start collecting them, aren’t they gorgeous??) 135 EUR
Pheww… this Gift Guide was the hardest part so far, as I don’t have any experiences with children’s gifts, but in the end I found some really nice stuff! Here you go: Lobster Hat & Mittens Set, made of supersoft 100% lambswool, via Howkapow, 56 EUR // Convertible Doll’s House from Hase Weiss, 228 EUR // Totem Book Lion, a book full of pop out animals, via Der Kleine Salon, 25 EUR // Popupshop Kids Hoodie Suit, made of 100% soft organic cotton, 42 EUR // Waltraud Grey Whale from Emiko, handmade stuffed whale with neon application, via Der Kleine Salon, 56 EUR // Felted Cloud mobile by The Butter Flying, 50 EUR // Wooden Duck & Duckling, designed by Hans Bølling for Architect Made, via The Lollipop Shoppe, 90 EUR // Voice recorder with pitch control housed in a handcrafted box made of American sustainable wood, painted with non-toxic acrylic paint, and sealed with a water soluble sealant, from Brandnewnoise, 37 EUR