Fashion 27 Nov 2017

The Wonder List Gift Guide

Beautiful Holiday Gifts for Loved Ones

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get for your loved ones. But how can you be sure the gifts you give are also doing good for people and planet?

Rachel Bates Interiors

Inspired by colour, nature and traditional artisan skills, Rachel Bates’ homeware collections feature rich, vibrant shades. Her colourful crystal and hand-painted porcelains represent the best of tradition and craftsmanship, yet have a playful spirit.  

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Stephen Webster

What to give the stylish individual who loves a touch of old-school rock and roll? Legendary designer Stephen Webster creates dazzling, devastatingly glamorous pieces – and each luxurious aesthetic in his collections celebrates great British craftsmanship.

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Ideal as a gift for the globetrotter, Karmoie is a Norwegian independent eyewear brand born from the desire to combine the world of fashion with a meaningful, life-altering contribution. The brand creates beautiful eyewear while also contributing towards a better future – for each pair sold, a pair of corrective glasses is donated to a person in need. 

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Stivaleria Cavallin

Nestled away in London’s Belgravia and a go-to for shoe connoisseurs, Stivaleria Cavallin presents the very best, perfectly designed boots of unparalleled quality and materials, and offers made to order, made to measure and bespoke services. The perfect choice for style mavens.

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Lisa Franklin

Your favourite beauty addict needs this: World-renowned skincare specialist Lisa Franklin knows that everyone can have beautiful, radiant skin. She has uniquely blended the worlds of skincare, science and makeup to introduce Pro-Effect Luminescent Base, the first in a range of skincare and cosmetic products. 

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Camilla Elphick

Handmade in Italy, Camilla’s designs are defined by a luxury yet playful aesthetic and focus on premium, ethically sourced materials and bespoke prints. Her signature 'Silver Lining' boots are fast becoming a fashionista staple, seen on every Fashion Week show-goer.

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Fréolic London

Fréolic London defines itself with a classic, timeless and elegant approach to lingerie. Every Fréolic London piece comes with a Dentelle de Calais-Caudry certificate, guaranteeing that the rare and exceptional fabric is made according to an centuries-old tradition and method of thread intertwining – a skill specific to this region of France.

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Passavant & Lee

Ideal for the modern gentleman, Passavant and Lee is an emerging luxury brand focused on substance, story and sustainability. Beginning with a base form of solid aircraft grade aluminium, each bag or wallet is wrapped in exquisite vegetable-tanned leather and lined with suede and silk for long-lasting strength and durability.

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Alexandra Soveral 

Beloved by beauty editors across the world, skincare expert Alexandra Soveral blends cutting-edge science and traditional artisanal techniques to make use of the purest and finest natural ingredients. With dedicated lines for both men and women, the brand is a must for those looking to add effective, organic formulas into their daily beauty regime.

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Robe de Voyage

Robe de Voyage is a luxury range of handwoven travel robes and resort wear. Handcrafted from the softest khadi cotton which takes weeks to spin and weave by hand, the collection is lightweight, versatile and ideal to roll up and pack in your carry-on.

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Eden Diodati

For Eden Diodati, the beautiful artistry of its jewellery pieces are connected to the brand's social purpose. Their goal is to shift paradigms in high-end jewellery and bring to market ethical luxury, affording priority to craftsmanship, provenance and elevated design. The brand works with master craftswomen from Rwanda, and sources metal components accredited by the Responsible Jewellery Council from Italy.

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Alexandra Llewellyn

Launched almost seven years ago, Alexandra’s backgammon collection first comprised of six backgammon boards – Palm, Pheasant, Butterfly, Nudes, Antler and Peacock – which can all can be personalised with initials or messages. Each board comes with weighted aluminium playing pieces, or you can order exquisite semi-precious stone and brass bespoke playing pieces for added luxury.

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Gilda & Pearl

Founded in 2011 by designer Diane Houston, award-winning British luxury lingerie and sleepwear label Gilda & Pearl is renowned for its exquisite designs, craftsmanship and attention to detail. With its glamorous and elegant aesthetic, Gilda & Pearl’s Seasonal, Signature and Bridal collections are a modern interpretation of vintage boudoir luxury. 

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Song Saa

The ultimate gift? A trip to Song Saa, the luxury private island that embodies eco-friendly travel. Nestled in the warm sapphire waters of the Gulf of Thailand, just 35 minutes by boat from the port of Sihanoukville, Song Saa is Cambodia’s first luxury private island resort. The resort is committed to maintaining the natural assets that make this location so unique. 

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