The ultimate gifts for the Sunday 20th June...this weekend!
It’s been an absolutely gorgeous week of sunshine and warm weather, what a welcome those blue skies were after the May washout. With the sound of children splashing in the paddling pools and birthday BBQs in the evening. It’s been the perfect opportunity for those slightly hesitant shoppers to pop in for a leisurely browse in the quiet afternoons here, to escape the hustle and bustle. Now situated right by the cafe - making it the perfect pit stop between meeting friends for coffee and family lunch runs.
With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, I thought I’d show you the ideal gifts we have in store, making the perfect pressie’s for those hard to please men! From the self proclaimed king of the BBQ's, to those gardening grandads, furry friend fanatics to the beer drinking connoisseurs....we’ve got you covered!
With pocket money friendly gifts such as Dad key rings from only £6.50 all the way through to statement prints at £35 and those wonderful coasters and hankies in between, there’s definitely something he will love this Father’s Day.
Here’s my top picks that will be sure to bump you up to family favourite... winner winner!!
Mans best friend (no really!!) remember when you had to beg your Dad for a puppy and now the family dog is your Dads shadow, well here’s the perfect little pick me up to celebrate the family’s four legged friend.
Ren & Thread coaster £6.25 ‘Greatest Cockapoo Dad”
Something for those Dad’s that love to remind you of legendary nights in the 80s and the antics that went on in Manchester’s famous buildings, this might just be the perfect gift.
Iconic Manchester A3 print £23 ‘The Apollo’
Professional sausage sizzlers standby because nothing says ‘We think your flipping amazing’ (see what I did there) like this BBQ multi tool, the ultimate gift for BBQ lovers alike.
What We Made BBQ multi tool £35
The old faithful handkerchief, perfect for Dads, Grandads, Uncle Tony, your neighbour & your favourite Dad’s friend etc. A symbol of reassurance and comfort, when you get passed a hankie you know everything’s going to be just alright.
Mr. PS Snakes & Ladders Hankie £10
For candles that remind you of home, these gorgeous hand poured soy wax candles come in scents such as Sandalwood & Blackpepper and Workshop, the perfect pressie for candle lovers.
Old Man & Magpie candle £15 Sandlewood & Blackpepper
For proud northeners, these frames with Mancunian sayings are fabulous gifts for those man caves, garden getaways and home hideouts. Making even the most questionable ‘man rooms’ slightly more stylish.
Quotes on Cards ‘We do things differently here’ frame £22.50
With home offices on the rise since lockdown, break up the sight of pesky paperwork and add a little style to their desks with these concrete look planters. A perfect way to brighten a home office space and bring in a little colour.
Calico Collective XL planter £26
A new maker to the pop-up, these beautifully delicate hand painted animal illustrations will be adored by nature lovers. The collection ranges from British garden birds to endangered species and are a real treat for us to have in store for you to see.
This Thursday British Garden Birds A3 print £20
Pop along to John Lewis Trafford Centre before the 20th June and you’ll be sure to find a super special gift for those loved ones.
Our opening hours align with John Lewis' which currently are:
Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm
Sun: 12noon - 6pm
The store address is: The Trafford Centre, Peel Avenue, Manchester, M17 8JL
Don't forget if you can't make it this time, head over to our Online Shop today to have a browse today and support small.
Can’t wait to see you in store!
Halle & The Curated Makers Team