A Gift Guide for Autumn 2019
Gift Guide for Autumn 2019
by Julia Paddon
As autumn begins, so the Christmas shopping season starts – and what better way to get organised than an early gift guide? Course, it might just be a birthday present or even a personal treat you’re looking for. But whatever it is, we’re sure there’s something for everyone in our new season Gift Guide…
The Mahabis classic slipper with a sneaker-like, durable, multi-surface sole, is designed to be worn all day, everywhere. Minimal design features a re-engineered upper for an ergonomic fit. You can enjoy enhanced comfort thanks to the foam footbed, and 100% wool lining – keeping you warm during chilly winter days.
£79 from mahabis.com
British by design, London Brogues creates high-quality, stylish and comfortable shoes and boots which help to instantly elevate any look. The tweed Winston keeps the classic brogue style at its heart, combining this quintessential look with a more contemporary white sole to bring a modern twist to a timeless footwear staple.
£100 from londonbrogues.co.uk
No more smelly feet? With 100,000 pairs already sold these anti-bacterial, super breathable, comfortable and odourless socks are creating a small footwear revolution. Classic crew length for everyday use and three colours available.
$48 from mpmagicsocks.com
The Barbour Mens Tempest Neoprene Welly offer superb comfort for long days outdoors with a neoprene lining for warmth. This classic and functional boot features an adjustable calf, vulcanised construction and a smart tartan lining. They also feature Barbour branding, are a classic olive colour and sizes range from eight to twelve.
£89.95 from houghtoncountry.co.uk
The range combines the comfort and style of the authentic Havaianas rubber soles making them waterproof! The ideal footwear for the Autumn or Spring seasons, when your feet need cool and comfortable shoes, the Origine women’s espadrilles are a great practical choice.
£28 from havaianas-store.com
Critically Endangered Socks is a sock company that helps protect some of the world’s most critically endangered animals by donating a portion of sales charity. The socks themselves are all limited edition and made from a beautifully soft and sustainable blend of bamboo and cotton.
£12 from criticallyendangeredsocks.com
Food & Drink
Tomatin’s Legacy expression has spent time maturing in Bourbon barrels and Virgin Oak casks, resulting in a sweet, light, refreshing and universally versatile whisky. Legacy boasts aromas of vanilla, marshmallow, pineapple and lemon. On the palate gentle flavours emerge ahead of a light, clean finish. This expression is the ideal ‘introductory whisky’ due to its light and smooth nature.
£30 from masterofmalt.com
Cartwright & Butler’s Autumn Fruit Chutney is a true taste of the season. It’s made using the freshest plums, apples and tomatoes this chutney embodies the best flavours of autumn. It’s absolutely perfect to accompany cheese and crackers or with sausages and pork as a tasty alternative to apple sauce.
£4.75 from cartwrightandbutler.co.uk
All of Cartwright & Butler’s shortbread is made the traditional way, with heaps of butter and then baked to a just-so crumbly texture. Here they’ve added pistachios for a nutty and almost savoury flavour, lifted with a sprinkle of Demerara sugar for a sweet crunchy finish – the perfect Autumnal treat.
£10 from cartwrightandbutler.co.uk
A delicious Cadbury Chocolate basket filled with a selection of the best-selling chocolate boxes and bars; including Cadbury Milk Tray, Heroes, Roses, Dairy Milk and much more. With a personalised gift card included, send a great gift you know will be loved, filled with the nations favourite chocolate.
£30 from cadburygiftsdirect.co.uk
A collection of Green & Black’s intense chocolate products including the bestselling Dark 85% and Roasted Almond bars alongside the organic Tasting Collection box with tasting notes. Hand-picked and delivered in a wicker gift hamper. A great gift hamper for foodie friends with a wide variety of dark, milk and white chocolate bars in a wide range of unique flavours.
£30 from greenandblacks.co.uk
Get cosy with a cup of deliciously spiced Beanies all year round. The Spice Stash brings together three of the most popular warming flavours, Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread and Sweet Cinnamon and will remind you of Autumn evenings curled up in front of a cosy log fire… even when you’re in a cold office.
£8.50 from beaniesflavourco.co.uk
Pimp your Prosecco with Popaball’s Rose Gold Shimmer, as featured on Mary Portas’s ‘What Britain Bought’. Each jar makes 21 shimmering rose gold glasses of raspberry flavoured fizz.
£7.49 from popaball.co.uk
This Asiatic Arlo orange chevron rug from Rugs Direct features a bold, geometric pattern that makes it the ideal statement rug. It also benefits from a soft weave with microfibre yarns for a luxurious look and feel that you’ll love having in your home.
£69.99 from rugsdirect.co.uk
Voffi (Red) Pyropet Candle
Candles have always provided a back drop for social activities – ambiance, low flickering light, a subtle scent and a nice jar, until now with Voffi The Dog from 54 Celsius, your very own candle canine companion with a hidden surprise inside. As your candle begins to burn watch as Voffi’s skeleton reveals itself. Light the wick and Voffi will soon become a hot dog.
£27 from 54celsius.com
From the UK’s most celebrated electric bike manufacturer, the VOLT Burlington is an elegant e-bike with a classic step-through design. Designed in the UK with style and practicality in mind, its power-assistance provides the perfect riding experience for any autumn adventure, from steep hill-climbs to leafy trails and country roads.
£1579 from voltbikes.co.uk
This lightweight polo shirt is ideal for tennis as it wicks moisture away and keeps the skin cool and dry. The dual stretch fabric offers maximum mobility so there is no limit to the player’s swinging ability. Meanwhile, the mesh fabric enables appropriate air flow while playing, allowing you to stay cool when the competition heats up.
£14.99 from decathlon.co.uk
Designers have developed this pure graphite racket to provide the best handling for your first practice sessions. This tennis racket provides excellent manoeuvrability thanks to its weight/balance trade-off. It was designed in partnership with qualified instructors.
£24.99 from decathlon.co.uk
PitPat is a dog activity monitor, designed to help you track and monitor your dog’s exercise and weight. It’s a small, lightweight and waterproof device that attaches securely your dog’s collar and connects via Bluetooth to a free app.
£39 from pitpat.com
The SodaStream Crystal sparkling water machine can add sparkle to your tap water in seconds with a stylish and dishwasher-safe glass carafe that you’ll want to keep on display! No electricity required, enjoy carbonated water anytime and anywhere – simply fill, sparkle and drink. SodaStream benefits you and the planet by saving on single-use plastic.
£149.99 from sodastream.co.uk
The Revonext RX6-Sport dual driver earphones are the ideal partner for the gym. Ergonomically designed for comfort and noise isolation, they let you get into the zone. With one dynamic driver and one balanced armature, they give a powerful deep bass and balanced crisp highs for an excellent listening experience at an affordable price.
£21.98 from amazon.co.uk
The ili laptop stand was designed to encourage the good posture and well-being of laptop users. Made from natural and environmentally friendly materials, it elevates the laptop leaving space for the keyboard underneath to achieve better posture. It’s light, portable and compact – a perfect accessory for regular laptop users wherever they are working.
£39.99 from ililaptopstand.com
This is the gadget for all Crash Bandicoot fans. The amazing, stunning and collectable figure is crafted to perfection in full oversized XL glory. His hands hold a Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, Smartphones and game controllers. The Official License is bright, bold and will look great in any room. Designed by leading gaming merchandise brand Cable Guys, It holds devices central and perfectly balanced, meaning it won’t topple over.
£25.99 from amazon.co.uk
Plug and play your way back to the future with the Retro TV Games Controller. This handheld controller looks and feels like the gaming controllers we adored in the 80s, yet plugs straight into your modern TV for a modern visual experience. Compact and ultra-portable, this retro controller is perfect for the whole family. You’ll get lost in endless hours of action and fun, playing a range of shooting, arcade, puzzle and sports based games.
£12.99 from thumbsup.com
Offering a miscellaneous collection of awesome games, the Retro Pocket Games Console from Orb Gaming makes the perfect solution to cure an ounce boredom, at home or on the go. Whether you’re waiting for a delayed train or need some light lunch time entertainment this console has the answer, how could it not with over 150 games to play!
£14.99 from thumbsup.com
Fashion & Accessories
The Forli is a large envelope purse that is being handcrafted in Italy from full grain leather. This luxury purse features an external zipped pocket on the back. The internal compartment consists of 16 card slots, a slip pocket and a zipped coin pouch, offering plenty of space for everyday necessities.
£225 from maxwellscottbags.com
This Fred Perry Budding Yarn Trim Cardigan is expertly crafted from 100% cotton. It is a zip through in Blue Granite with an embroidered logo. The Fred Perry logo appears on the zip and the garment has a funnel collar. It is a perfect transition piece for the change in weather.
£90 from pritchards.co.uk
Leggings are a staple in many of our wardrobes – but is it time we all started wanting more from them? Love Leggings offers a range of products including Everyday Cotton, Cropped, Full Length and High Waisted, Maternity, Sports and Children’s styles in a wide range of shades and inclusive sizes. All with a non-see-through guarantee, the Love Leggings range provides comfort, style and size options for leggings you can wear everyday.
£14.50 from loveleggings.com
The Marco by Maxwell-Scott is an Italian crafted leather card wallet boasting a classic and minimal design. Naturally dyed using chestnut tannin extracts, this leather card case will develop a rich and unique patina over time. Handcrafted by expert Italian artisans, the Marco exudes the finest quality in the industry. It’s an investment piece that you’re bound to use for decades to come.
£45 from maxwellscottbags.com
This lightweight, breathable, therapeutic dry oil spray is ideal for on-the-go use. Absorbing almost instantly, it rapidly restores skin barrier function, to promote lasting natural skin hydration.
£36 from olverum.com
Superstar is a non-irritating, anti-ageing retinol night oil that repairs and revitalises the skin whilst you sleep.The star ingredient in this lightweight, fast-absorbing night oil is HydroxyPinacolone Retinoate (HPR). HPR is the next generation of retinoid; a potent ester of retinoic acid that works similarly to prescriptive Tretinoin (Retin-A) but without the irritation.
£67.99 from pestleandmortar.com
The first-of-its-kind Magnesium Facial Spritz by Pestle & Mortar Balance is a versatile facial spritz that not only provides instant gratification, but also delivers day-long skin-health benefits. Refresh & hydrate on-the-go, prime, blend, set and revive make-up, protect the skin against environmental stressors, boost absorption of moisturisers and masks, feel good and look great in one easy and repeatable spritz!
£28.01 from pestleandmortar.com
Pestle & Mortar’s Pure Hyaluronic Serum is the ultimate multi-tasker for your skin. This smooth and lightweight serum targets fine lines, dullness and dehydration restoring youthful elasticity with a healthy glow and radiance. Suitable for all skin types the lightweight formula, with added Vitamin E can also be used as a velvety smooth makeup primer.
£39 from pestleandmortar.com
Complete with all the components of a real life working shop, the Pop-Up Shop from Hape includes a handheld scanner, a calculator to total up the shopping and a debit card, not to mention the shelves for displaying items and two chalk board for personalising a welcome message and displaying those daily specials.
£119.99 from smythstoys.com
A bedtime gift set to help you and your little one sleep. Follow the Johnson’s bedtime routine easily with bedtime products all in one place. Before bed, treat yourself and baby to a warm bath using Bedtime Wash, and follow with a gentle massage with Bedtime Lotion and quiet time. Because when baby sleeps better, parents sleep better too.
£12, available in ASDA
Hape’s Balance Wonder Bike is the two-wheeled scooter, perfectly-sized for speedy escapades. Giving children the confidence they need to ride a bike, practicing their sense of balance, encouraging children to stay active all while having fun and building strength provides the perfect opportunity to skip the training wheels.
£57.49 from amazon.co.uk
With its bench style seat and supportive back piece for additional comfort (and safety!) this is the perfect indoor play structure for your little one. The impressive rocking boat measures 81 L x 30 W x 36 H cm in size and is suitable from ages 12M+. Sit on the boat deck, grab the handles, and rock back and forth just like you’re on the rolling waves of the ocean.
£81.12 from amazon.co.uk
Buyagift is the UK’s leading gift experience provider with over 4500 experiences to choose from. This autumn treat your friend, loved one or kids to a thrill seeking adventure, relaxing spa day, gourmet dining, race car driving or a short break. There is something to suit everyone. A unique Buyagift experience day really is the gift that keeps on giving! So whatever the occasion, let Buyagift help you create cherished memories that are sure to last a lifetime, by choosing from a stunning range of experience days.
For more info visit buyagift.co.uk