Tis the season of giving! Christmas is fast approaching, and we know some of you may have left your present buying till the last minute…but fear not, we’ve put together a gift guide of our favourite bits from local shops.
Founder of Dark Sugars Nyanga began her quest in Spitalfields Market with just two truffles and a lot of chutzpah. Soon enough people fell in love with the authentic taste of the truffles and word got around about the woman who was bringing the sweet taste of Africa in the form of chocolates. With shops in Greenwich, Borough Market, and Shoreditch, Dark Sugars is the go-to place for chocolate lovers.
Pavillion have delivered baked good to the East End for over 18 years, so they know their stuff! They sell an assortment of spreads from honey to jam as well as yummy pastries. You can purchase England Preserves Raspberry Deluxe Jam which is 90% locally sourced and bursting with flavour. Perfect to add to morning porridge or to spread on scones.
Allpress Espresso combines the craft and science of coffee to make the best roast around. B-corp certified, their specialty grade coffee packs a punch, providing the perfect gift for coffee lovers. Their limited-edition Festive Blend is a sweet celebration of flavour.
The original Blackwing pencil was introduced in the 1930s and was available up until 1988, when it was discontinued. This caused an outcry, with many fans across the globe bidding against each other on auction sites to obtain them. In 2010, the historic pencil makers Palomino revived this stationery classic. This is the perfect gift for your stationary obsessed person!
This Aesop hydrating balm is enhanced with UVA and UVB filters to shield lips from the sun’s damaging rays, while botanical oils soften, hydrate and nourish. Formulated without silicone, paraffin, beeswax or other animal-derived ingredients. It’s the perfect gift for the colder months!
Rated as the number 1 best-selling hand & feet moisturiser the Aesop resurrection hand balm will bring your hands back to life. Delivering hydration the concentrated cream has a light, relaxing aroma of lavender and leaves skin feeling smooth. Aesop is known for products containing the finest quality ingredients which makes the gift extra luxurious.
Happy shopping and Merry Christmas!