As a Birmingham based business for over 90 years, we hold our heritage in the highest regard and are always in support of our neighbours. Over the last few years, more and more incredible small businesses have been popping up around the city and so in the spirit of the season, we’ve selected five of our favourite Birmingham independents to shop small this Christmas.
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Prepare to deck the halls in style with beautiful homeware from our friends at Hudson Home. Explore their collection of festive decorations to trim the tree and choose their elegant table decor for the big day. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to gift ideas too with scented candles, faux flower bouquets, vases and more all waiting to be wrapped up for December 25th.
Quarter Horse Coffee
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For coffee connoisseurs, independent coffee roasters Quarter Horse Coffee have your gifting needs covered. Discover an array of unique blends to suit every palette, including their signature Christmas blend, or, gift a home brewing course for something a little different. You’ll also find accessories like filter paper and coffee drippers too, making shopping for stocking fillers effortless.
Isherwood & Co
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One for those who love to indulge in all things green and beautiful, Stirchley based florist and plant shop Isherwood & Co is the place to go. Whether you’re shopping for beautiful seasonal blooms to dress your home over the holidays or are on the lookout for gifts, shop online for local delivery or opt for click and collect. From monthly houseplant subscriptions to mini cacti bundles, there’s a green gift for everyone.
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Nestled in the heart of King’s Heath is Harvest Skincare. Working in harmony with nature, the independent organic skincare brand is bursting with products to nourish, restore, protect and heal. From bath salts to beard oils or their pre-made gift sets, you’ll find a self-care treat for everyone. Shop their cruelty-free collections online or click and collect if you live locally.
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Independent home and lifestyle store Kin Home is brimming with curated collections from brands including Hay, Ferm Living and Laboratory Perfumes to name but a few. With stylish scandi influences and pieces reflecting a more minimal aesthetic, you’ll discover an abundance of perfect presents ready to send all your nearest and dearest - including the little ones.