A Gift Guide to being your own Secret Santa

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15th Dec, 2012

Gift giving can be a little tricky because you don’t want to give mediocre presents to your loved ones, but if you find something really special, chances you’re probably going to feel tempted to keep it …. right? But I don’t want to encourage you or anything…

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Look at these shoes. They’re beautiful. And you deserve them.

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Hand-made boots using wooden lasts from the 40s & 50s, these western desert style leather boots by the Cobra Rock Boot Company in Texas are one-of-a-kind kicks. They’re made the way shoes should be made and look the way shoes should look. Drool. Available from Arrow + Arrrow.

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Did you know that you also deserve a cozy but trendy sweat-shirt? Yes, you do.

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Homies sweatshirt by Brian Lichtenberg

And of course no one would appreciate the invention of wine ice cream more than you would…

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Order a few tubs for good measure here.

while cozying up in front of your new fireplace…

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Trunk fireplace by Atria

with your tired feet resting on one of these awesome stools

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Dressed up furniture by KamKam
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Around the world watch by Urban Outfitters

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Pop watch by Cold Picnic

especially for checking how many minutes until your popcorn is done…

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Movie popcorn machine by Barmans

Also, you should probably throw more dinner parties in 2013, which means you’ll be needing some chic new tableware…


West meets East with these stunning hybrid table centerpieces by Seletti, available from Fleux.

And your walls are looking a little bare. You had better buy some art…

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All of the beautiful and affordable pieces from 20×200 come conveniently framed. Browse they’re awesome online gallery here.

Which you could hang next to the art you will make once you have one of these…


Leica cameras.

And you’ll totally owe it to yourself not to break your new camera and invest in a new camera case…

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Explore a bespoke collection of exquisitely made camera cases from 1701.

Hey just a thought … are your speakers loud enough? Didn’t think so– looks like you’ll be needing these…

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Invisible speakers by People People

And I think you also need these. Because … SHOES!

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Vans Cali collection

And at the end of a hard day of Christmas shopping for yourself, you’ll probably need to sit back and relax with a cup of fondue…

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Fondue mugs via 7Gadgets

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