Connaught Village Christmas Gift Guide
Shop locally this season and discover the ultimate Christmas gift guide, brought to you from your favourite retailers and boutiques in Connaught Village.
For the person obsessed with interiors Circus 25 is the place to shop. This year’s must have is the Flamboyant Flamingo, with its lavish golden neck and legs the figurine makes a fantastic gift and brings a little luxury and wildlife to any interior. For more decorative accessories to enrich the home, visit them in store online. Find everything from striking wall art and eclectic ornaments, to unique colourful candle holders and hand painted vases.
Whether you’re looking to spoil someone dear or treat yourself you’ll be sure to do this with anything from David’s carefully curated wine cellar. For the epicureans and wine connoisseurs in your life, a bottle of Idris Elba's Porte Noire champagne is a must have. Only released a few months ago and exclusively retailed by our resident wine experts at Connaught Cellars, Porte Noire is a 2010 vintage blanc de blancs and would make a fantastic Christmas gift or aperitif on Christmas day.
What to buy for the person who has everything? Look no further than the Kokoro X ANZ Red Poncho. One of a kind and made in the UK from luxury fabrics, this unisex poncho makes for an effortlessly cool 70’s inspired look. Kokoro London prides themself not only on their stand out designs but also champions sustainable fashion practices, they combine expert craftsmanship with traditional printing techniques to create ready to wear pieces that are truly individual. Visit their Connaught Street to browse the latest collaboration pieces or check out their website to find out more on their organic supply chain.
For the style icon, Lucy Choi’s collections have focused on sleek and wearable classics with a twist. Her diverse collections come in an array of colour combinations and toe shapes, with mid and high heels. The striking Wisteria Black Patent Heels and Gold Lily Croc Heels are perfect for the party season, whether that’s inside at your home or whether you’re out for dinner, show off your new sparkly shoes. Finishes include luxurious leathers, soft suede, satins, hand-dyed silks, embellishments and vintage lace, which are all sourced and made in Asia, Spain and Italy.
For the homemakers in your life, Mud Australia offers a timeless alternative to mass produced ceramic design. The Slice Tray is great for Christmas for roasting meats and vegetables as well as baking tray bakes, focaccias, or frittatas. Its elegant form allows for oven-to-table presentation and it doubles nicely as a serving and display tray for afternoon drinks.
For the green fingered, PM Flowers have delivered the best in exotic plants and flowers. Priding themselves on the quality of both the products used and the spectacular arrangements, every bouquet is unique. Choose from Christmas bouquets such as the colourful and warm bouquet, Sleigh Ride, to bring festive colours to someone’s house. They also have a wide range of additional cards and gifts to go with your bouquet.
The Place is a must visit when looking to spoil someone with beautiful timeless clothing and accessories. Go for the new mini version of their iconic Jolie bag the Naledi Mini Jolie Bag. Its detachable crossbody strap means it can be styled in numerous ways and can be carried on your waist as well as crossbody, or remove both straps and use it as a clutch or a wallet. For men you can browse their collection of pieces from hand-picked designers and brands. Try Leathersmith of London’s selection of small leather goods, briefcases, belts, clothing and more.