There are just 7 days left in our Made Local Pop-Up, situated within John Lewis & Partners Liverpool ONE. Our time here has gone so quickly! It has been amazing to showcase a collection of local talent to the lovely Liverpool folk. With shopping small being important, now more than ever, we’ve put together a gift guide filled with thoughtful gifting ideas from our local makers. Whether you’re looking for a treat for yourself, a birthday gift or if you’ve started your Christmas shopping - we have you covered!
Gifts for Her
Let’s start with some gift ideas for her, and what better way to begin than on a positive note. Jane Kent's feel good hand stitched badges and banners are beautiful reminders full of optimistic charm. Her hand stitched slogans such as ‘Onwards & Upwards’ and ‘You’ve got this’ spread love and hope one stitch at a time.
Whylder Mills unique colourful resin jewelry and accessories are the perfect thoughtful stocking filler idea. Handmade geometric resin studs, colourful necklaces and chunky hair slides are all everyday essentials that are great for adding that pop of colour to your outfit.
Alice & Chloe of Aloe Earrings create playful limited edition fashion earrings inspired by plants, pattern, travel & colour. Lovingly created from their small studio in Liverpool, they believe there is a pair of earrings for everyone. From bold statement pairs to everyday wears, they make the perfect gift for all earring lovers.
Gifts for Him
Liverpool based pin dealer Pinheads’ quirky collection of products are a fun way to surprise the man in your life. From Jurgen Klopp mugs and cards, to pins with witty slogans such as ‘Proper Boss’ and ‘Soft Lad’, the collection is sure to put a smile on everyone's face.
Sketchbook Designs mixes bold colours with striking typography to create his hand-drawn prints. Cleverly created, his nostalgic prints and song lyric pieces are certain to brighten up anyone's walls.
Gifts for Pet Lovers
Now, who wouldn’t love a print of their most beloved companion? Chloe of Pet Portrait Illustration creates contemporary illustrations to capture your pets character. From cockapoos to guinea pigs, we have a gorgeous range of A4 prints and cards in store featuring the cutest pooches and pals around.
Barkley & Fetch create fashionable and practical accessories for your four legged friends. The range includes bandanas, tartan leads and collars with matching poo bag holders that we’re sure every dog lover and their pups will both appreciate.
Gifts for the Home
If you’re not treating yourself then you should be certainly treating your home, or the homeware magpie in your life. Stacey of Darwin & Gray creates statement banners which are the perfect quirky addition to any room, from ‘Never Enough Coffee to ‘This kitchen is made for dancing’ ...we feel that there’s the perfect phrase for everyone.
If you’re looking for a piece of art to make a statement then look no further than Maja Piechocka beautiful collection of luxury candles. Each colourful piece is unique, you can either light and watch the magic happen or place an LED tealight behind to see the beautiful colours glow.
Gifts for Everyone
If you’d like something that little bit different, One Mamas One Shed’s transforms vintage cutlery into truly special pieces. Each knife, fork and spoon is hand stamped one letter at a time and creates eye catching book marks and pieces for the table.
And last but certainly not least, Christopher Walster's striking black and white illustrations of skylines and landscapes are a great choice for anyone with wanderlust or a true love for their city. His talented sketches are available in both A4 and A3 sizes with a variety of places available close to your heart.
As you can see we have an incredible array of talent available in store now, but only for a limited time! Come find us near the escalators on the ground floor at John Lewis & Partners Liverpool, for your perfectly organised Christmas shopping experience - because when you shop small, gifting never looked so good!
Hope you can visit, our last day is Sunday 18th October 2020.
Address: John Lewis & Partners, Liverpool ONE, 70 S John St, Liverpool L1 8BJ
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