This is the year where ‘throwaway consumerism’ has come under the media spotlight as an unsustainable way for us to shop and we could not agree more. The ethos that Five Six Blue is built on – to invest in beautifully made, classic designs in quality natural fibres – has never felt more relevant and necessary when it comes to our fashion buying habits.
This Christmas we have put together our Scandi Christmas Gift Guide for every budget, to offer something you won’t find on the high-street – an edit of independent, Scandi, British and European brands that fit into that Scandi Fashion aesthetic that we love and that are built to last. Yes, we have plenty of on-trend prints and ‘this season’s must-haves’ that will delight any fashion maven, but the quality and care that has gone into each piece means they will wear beautifully and last. ‘Buy well, buy once’ is our shopping mantra, here are some gift ideas they are sure to delight well into 2019…
Perfect for teacher gifts, teens, girlfriends and loved ones. From gorgeous metallic leather goods to cosy accessories and luxury scarves:
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A sparkly treat for a trendy teen: Metallic rose gold croc effect coin purse, £35, Bell and Fox
Who doesn’t love a cosy new hat for that Boxing Day walk? Knitted triangle beanie hat, £28, Miss Pom Pom
A timeless watercolour print scarf for any age: Silk Scarf, £40, 2nd Day – Day Birger et Mikkelsen
Indulgent gifts to treat the ones you love – we have put together a thoughtful edit of jewellery, print scarves, British designer purses and clutches – guaranteed to delight:
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This long-line metallic leather, freshwater pearl and crystal necklace will add some sparkle to any Christmas Day outfit: Jupiter Crystal Tassel necklace, £79, Pranella
We have a wide selection of fun print scarves from Pom Amsterdam; brilliantly versatile for adding some Scandi ‘polish’ to any outfit: Double sided bug scarf, £89, Pom Amsterdam
A beautifully made, British designed clutch bag in softest leather that will remind a loved one of you, everyday: Ampersand Clutch Bag, £65, Bell and Fox
If you are looking for the ultimate Christmas gift, we have put together our luxury edit just for you – including beautifully finished statement jackets, plus gorgeous cashmere jumpers and accessories. Gifts for the truly pampered!
This midnight blue velvet evening jacket, with silver embroidery and beading detail, is a work of art and a wardrobe addition that would be treasured. A real heirloom buy. Beatrix velvet jacket, £249, Vilagallo
Another on-trend hue, this universally flattering raspberry cashmere scarf is a Christmas classic: Raspberry cashmere mix scarf, £129, Rosemunde