The Holidays are coming…okay, well they’re here and they are in full swing! You’re sitting down with a nice cup of mulled wine and then you suddenly remember….you haven’t bought a single gift! Fear not, the Nolcha Shows team have got you covered with last minute must haves from independent brands and designers.
1. O.W.L: This O.W.L watch design inspiration comes from looking at vintage field watches of the 1940’s. Looking at the styling of the airmen and ground crew, along with the vintage belts and tab detailing in the clothing, the brand have incorporated these aspects into the design of the leather strap of the Filton collection. The result is a contemporary watch with subtle detailing.
The watch comes elegantly packaged in a case that is brushed and polished finish, with a clean open domed dial. The perfect gift for any man in your life and the ultimate time piece! www.owlwatches.com/
2. Mrs Moore’s Vintage Store: These Alice in Wonderland notebooks are perfect for writing down memoirs, keeping track of events (for those who are always late for important dates, ahem Mr Rabbit!) and noting your deepest darkest secrets. Wrap them up in some festive wrap or pop them in a Holiday stocking! www.mrs-moores-vintage-store.co.uk/
3. Osea: This Osea protection cream is a stocking filler must have! This lightweight moisturizer hydrates and helps provide barrier protection against surface damage caused by environmental stressors such as extreme dry climates, wind and air pollution. USDA Certified Organic Algae, Shea Butter and Avocado Oil improve the appearance of youthful firmness and leave a matte, silky finish. An OSEA fan favorite for skin feel and scent. Also acts as an excellent base for effortless makeup application. www.oseamalibu.com/
4. That Socks: It wouldn’t be the Holidays without socks! Socks say a lot about your personality and are a real talking point, so why have boring socks? Why have socks that match? These odd socks have been carefully selected, put together and named with creative stories for extra awesomeness. These colorful and quirky odd socks from That Socks are a classic gift that’ll lighten up the Holiday season. www.thatsocks.co.uk
5. Martha Mitchell: Celebrate ‘All Things British’ with this beautifully illustrated British apron. Illustrations range from tradtional jars of sweets, deck chairs, and teapots to London buses, bicycles and The Crown Jewels! This apron is perfect for the budding chef! www.marthamdesign.com/
6. Penguin Ink: Can we get an ‘Awww’ over here? Treat any animal lover to this Woodland Animals card park from Penguin Ink! The cards are blank inside ready for your personal message of love. Each come with a recycled Kraft envelope sealed inside a cellophane pocket and posted in a hard card envelope for their protection. www.penguinink.co.uk
7. Sloane Stationary: Who doesn’t need a brand spanking new diary to kick of 2017? Help those messy friends organise their days a little better with this must have red leather diary from Sloane Stationary. www.sloanestationery.com
8. WUNDER 2: It’s a the Holiday season and ladies love to look their best! Treat them to these perfect and glam stocking fillers from WUNDER 2!
WUNDERKISS – Lip Plumping Gloss: No Needles. No Doctors. Just Beautiful, Kissable Lips. Experience hydrated, naturally plumper, more voluminous looking lips, that can last for hours in under two minutes without surgery or discomfort.
WUNDERLIFT – 60 Second Wrinkle Reducer: WUNDERLIFT micro-fills and smooths imperfections on the surface of your skin, reducing the appearance of surface lines and wrinkles, and helping minimize the appearance of puffiness and dark circles under your eyes.
WUNDEREXTENSIONS – Lash Extension & Volumizing Mascara: Through its Dual Formula Technology, two separate formulas with distinct functions are filled inside the WUNDEREXTENSIONS chamber and become seamlessly blended upon application, giving a perfectly balanced mascara that will provide multiple lash benefits. www.wunder2.com
9. Patent of Heart: Perfect for the glamorous fashionista! The classy yet edgy style of “Patent of Heart “handbags attract women of all ages who are confident in their own style, strive to make a statement and command a distinctive and strong personality. Each handbag design in the collection is an answer for women seeking a style that is functional as well as unique, fresh, creative and suitable for corporate and casual wear. “Patent of Heart” handbags are available in colors that are aligned with current season’s trends. www.patentofheart.com
10. Original Grain: It’s all in the detail! This watch from Original Grain oozes style and sophistication and is the perfect for any gentleman. Made from natural ebony wood bezel with a real ebony dial this time piece is ultra sleek. www.originalgrain.com
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