The Lifestyling List: our 2021 gift guide

‘Tis the season to be jolly creative! Here’s our pick of things thoughtful and original for the under-the-Christmas-tree season.

Whether you’re stuck on what to buy your opinionated mom-in-law or your friend who has it all, we’ve combed the retail landscape to bring you our quintessential festive gift guide! You’re welcome.

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: 1. Hand-forged steel pans by Conrad Hicks, ranging from R1,000.00 to R2,000.00 from The Tool Room  |  2. Fever Tree Easy Mixing, R388.00 and Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming, R351.00 both from Exclusive Books  |  3. The Naxos Morning Mist Rug in 200cm diameter, R3,990.00 from The Bedroom Shop  |  4. Party Planter is a handcrafted powder coated stainless steel plant pot (or drinks cooler) on a stand, R3,500 from Wildcat  |  5. Oval Honeycomb bowl from the Malibu Collection, R310.00 from Adele Catherine  |  6. Handcrafted Ukusa Dry Riverbed Men’s Signet Ring in sterling silver and rose gold (with a discreet 0.03ct black diamond onside the shank), R5,500.00 from Verus Fine Jewellery  |  7. Hermes H24 Eau de Toilette (100ml), R1,920.00 from Woolworths.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT:  1Eden Bath and Body Oil with Lavender, Geranium, Rosemary & Peppermint, R329.00 from Amanda Jayne Candles  |  2. Pressed Seaweed in brass frame, R1,192.00 (for XL) from Velt  |  3. Tom Dixon ‘Brew’ Stove Top Coffee Pot in copper, R4,105.00 from Crema  |  4. The Rosebank Urban Scatter Cushion, R799.00 each from The Bedroom Shop  |  5. Velvet Sky Candle with Patchouli, Oakmoss, Rose & Lemon, R369.00 from Amanda Jayne Candles  |  6. 9k rose or yellow gold Ukusa Cuff with Salt and Pepper Diamonds, R24,850.00 from Verus Fine Jewellery  |  7. The Fulani Wall Planter, R575.00 from The Urbanative.  


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