Looking for the perfect something to buy a loved one this Christmas? – make sure your present is a British-made gift.
Last week Make it British featured six ideas for British-made leathergoods to give as gifts this Christmas. If you are still looking for inspiration, and like me you have left it to the last minute, here are some more ideas for presents that are all manufactured in the UK.
Hand-embroidered Cushion from The Merchant Fox
Made from Fox Brother’s grey marl flannel and hand embroidered in England. The vintage ‘Made in Britain’ Union Jack design was inspired by original artwork found at the Fox Brothers Mill in the West of England. £125 Buy Now.
Pure Light Candles
Pure Light candles are hand-blended in Devon using aromatherapy-grade essential oils, many from plants grown and distilled in the UK – Rose Geranium essential oil from the Isles of Scilly, Rosemary from Norfolk and English Peppermint from Kent. £22 Buy Now.
Fox Ladies Deep Frill Umbrella
Made at the Fox Umbrella factory in Shirley, Croydon, this umbrella has a leather crook handle and is available in eight colours. £137 Buy now.
Rosy Lee Cup & Tea
Rosy Lee Tea have collaborated with Ali Miller to create this quintessentially English gift set – a tin of their London Tea together with one of Ali’s bone china cup and saucers. The 18ct gold edged cup is printed with a map of the British isles and made in the UK. £35 Buy Now
Chester Jefferies Leather Gloves
These crimson leather gloves are lined with cashmere that has been spun and woven in the UK and then stitched at the Chester Jefferies factory in Dorset. £60 from Lissom & Muster.