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DISCOVER DECEMBER 2020’S COOLEST STUFF
CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE EDITION
Happy holidays everyone. We truly hope you have a wonderful end to what has been a dreadful year. With this in mind, this coolest stuff roundup is dedicated to Christmas gifting. There’s a whisky with proceeds going to Alzheimer and dementia charities and outerwear built for extreme weather conditions, among others. So, following on from my November roundup, I’ve compiled a list of my favourite products - that’ll also make great Xmas presents - for the month of December 2020 – enjoy.
On-The-Go Harry’s Gift Set
Harry’s Christmas offering this year, focuses on reduced waste and recycled packaging. They’ve stripped back the bells and baubles to let the quality of each gift speak for itself, including this seasonal and portable bundle of grooming must-haves which come in a green wash bag - just for Christmas. Featuring the Limited-Edition Christmas Winston handle, Shave Gel, 2in1 Shampoo & Conditioner, Shower Gel, Face Wash and Travel Blade Cover. There's also the option to add engraving for a truly personal gift.
Sir Geoff Hurst Limited-Edition ‘Spirit of 66’ Gin & Whisky
England World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst has launched his own drinks collection called the ‘Spirit of 66’ - with a proportion of the sales proceeds supporting Alzheimer and dementia charities. Sir Geoff, England’s hat-trick hero in the 4-2 victory over West Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final, is marking one of the greatest days in the nation’s sporting history, with a personalised brace of spirits - a London dry gin and a single malt whisky. These two new products are real collectors’ items for sports fans and drink enthusiasts as just 1,966 bottles of each spirit have been produced, while each iconic label picturing Sir Geoff in his England kit that day has been personally signed by him.
adidas x Team Vitality VIT.02 Sneakers
adidas and leading global esports organisation Team Vitality have unveiled the VIT.02, new limited edition sneakers which have been designed from a culture of performance and a longstanding innovative partnership. The new and exclusive X9000L3 which have been influenced by Dragon Ball Z will see sneakerhead culture collide with the world of esports and manga.
Lorenzo Veratti Shadow Jacket
Enhance your loved one's wardrobe with this Shadow Jacket. As part of their Technology range, this piece delivers a mix of functional, futuristic tech alongside the coldest design aesthetic; perfect for urban exploration. Lorenzo Veratti value icons and to them they are eternal. With this in mind, they have created timeless affordable pieces to represent the icons and befit them through innovation and imagination. The luxury brand prides themselves on making the finest quality of apparel for greater longevity, this is a quality that speaks volumes when wearing their clothing.
The North Face NSE Expedition Capsule Collection
The standout ensemble inspired by elevation, incorporates the landmark designs that have created a legacy to combat harsh conditions and is now crafted with 100% recycled fabrics, to preserve the Himalayas for the next generation of explorers. In 1987, The North Face’s Director of Equipment, Sally McCoy was halted by extreme weather conditions in her bid to become the first American woman to climb the peak. The learnings from the experience inspired iconic pieces, the Lhotse, Pumori and Sagarmartha. These pieces have been revamped for the modern adventurer to explore in style and is part of The North Face’s commitment to sustainable innovation.
Uskees Work Shirt
This garment is designed to be worn as a traditional shirt, and has a contemporary utilitarian silhouette. Throughout the years Uskees have been in the clothing business, they’ve noticed a change in the relationship with what we wear; a shift to a faster, quicker model built on ever changing trends and cutting of corners. Uskees was created to provide an alternative to that shift. From sourcing through to design, they use high quality, organic materials - putting a passion for craft at the centre of everything they do.
Morrama Allbody Razor
London design and innovation studio Morrama have made this Allbody Razor, a plastic-free modern interpretation of the safety razor intended to bring both usability and accessibility to the shaving market. Created with sustainability and inclusivity at its core, Allbody is unique in its unisex design and, along with the low cost blades and vegan soap, protects the planet from the damage of consistent razor waste. The ridged shaving bar design provides a frictionless shave; saying goodbye to soothing strips produced with animal ingredients and the single platinum coated blade is proven to reduce razor bumps.
Malloch’s Escorial Wool Scarf
This scarf features a very subtle herringbone weave and is finished with a smart fine frilled edge, giving the scarf a contemporary twist. Malloch’s is a premium knitwear label focusing on offering high quality, timeless pieces that form your wardrobe staples. With a keen focus on using the best British manufacturers, they started small, utilising a slow-fashion approach to what they do while growing and nurturing their offering. They aim to produce a slowly growing product range, not limited by the traditional restrictions of trend-led fashion.