Get all your Christmas gifts by shopping local
PUBLISHED: 16:06 06 December 2012
Christmas shopping has never felt so good if you love local - and now you can shop local in one place. Emma Harrowing compiles the ultimate festive wish list from Norwich Lanes.
For the fashion follower in your life this traditional Christmas jumper will look great with their skinny jeans or winter shorts and tights. Retro 1990’s ‘Carly St Clare’ cotton mix black knitted jumper with large embellished Father Christmas, £24, Goldfinches on St Gregory’s Alley.
Coffee lovers will be impressed by this new look coffee maker. Buy different types of coffee to go with it so that they can make their own coffee in the morning. AeroPress coffee maker £25, Strangers Coffee on Pottergate.
Norfolk folk group Inlay have just released their debut album which is said to be ‘easy listening folk music with a fun twist’. The group met while studying at the UEA and the album is only available through independent music shop Prelude Records on St Giles. The CD is priced £10.99.
The Furby is back as the most wanted toy for Christmas 2012. The 90s phenomenon has had a bit of a makeover for the next generation as it is now interactive. Grab one quick before they sell out! Furby £60 Jarrold.
There is always one person on your list who is difficult to buy for, so why not treat them to a pampering or healthy treat. The Orange Grove Clinic on St John Maddermarket offers a range of treatments from massage to nutritional therapy and they offer gift vouchers so the recipient can choose what they would like to try.
For the Royalist on your shopping list the Floris Royal Arms Diamond edition perfume that was made to celebrate this year’s Diamond Jubilee makes a great gift. Fragrance is always a popular present and this perfume smells divine. The eau de parfum is £99 for 100ml from Jarrold.
A plant is a gift that keeps on giving. This one is beautifully wrapped in hessian and tied with a raffia bound button, £6.95 from Pick-A-Lily flower shop on St Benedict’s.
A luxury present doesn’t come much more luxurious than this leather bag, £250 from Jane Richards Interiors on Lower Goat Lane. The studded bag is perfect for work and play so it’s sure to become a classic accessory.
If you know someone who loves to potter in the garden this elegant fork and trowel set could make the ideal present. The gift set costs £29 from Lisa Angel on Lower Goat Lane.
Everyone has those little bits and pieces that need a place in the home. These bird print keepsake tins are ideal for storing jewellery, sewing needles and pins or stationary and they make great decorative items for your home. The tins cost £4.50 each from Follies on Bridewell Alley.
Socks make a traditional present for a man in your life but that doesn’t mean they need to be boring. Inject some colour and fun into their wardrobe with this star print socks, £8.50 from Ted Baker in Jarrold.