Christmas is fast approaching and this year, certain things have been flying off our shelves as of late. As we get into the final weeks of shopping, we look at what have been the trending gifts of 2017. If you’re still trying to finish off your gift list, it’s not too late to grab one of these popular items…
There’s more to S’well than just the sleek design. The double-walled stainless steel construction insulates your drink, keeping them cold for 24 hours and hot for 12, which makes it the perfect gift this summer. The insulated design also keeps cold water from beading on the exterior, meaning it can be carried around all day in your bag without dampening anything inside.
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Since 2010, Bellroy has been designing great gear that is focused on slimming your carry needs. Over the years, the brand has built a reputation for producing quality gear with an obsession for the finest details.
The Travel Wallet is one of our favourites. With a tailored passport pouch, two note sections, card slots and even a pen holder, the Travel Wallet lets you keep all of your important documents in one place while fitting snugly in your pocket.
Shop Bellroy Travel Wallet here.
The Key Cover is a slim leather key holder designed to neatly file away your keys from your phone and other valuables. With a bifold design and magnetic closure, this cover organises your bundle of keys, holding everything in place with a slimline toggle.
Shop Bellroy Key Cover here.
The all-in-one Bellroy Phone Wallet for iPhone 8 Plus has a storage that defies its minimalist design – protecting your iPhone while storing up to 5 cards in one place.
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The Pencil Case is a sleek zip pouch for pens, pencils, cables and small personal items. The opening sits wide and folds out like a tray, so you can see all your tools without having to dig around. And there are no dark corners for things to get lost in.
Shop Bellroy Pencil Case here.
Bluelounge is an award-winning international design studio known for innovative and sleek products to help you organise your deskspace better. For the designs, the studio draws inspiration from their interests in art, architecture, travel, fashion, music and excellent coffee.
BLUELOUNGE Sanctuary4 Charging Station
Bluelounge’s Sanctuary4 Charging Station makes an ideal gift for those who have way too many devices and are in direly need of cable organisation. It’s a neat, minimalist charging station that can hook up to 4 different USB-compatible devices at once and help to hide all the loose cables which can be a little unsightly.
Designed with a flexible rubber headrest, the Bluelounge Posto forms to the curve of headphones creating a beautiful place to display them when not in use. While a high-tech German adhesive holds the stand firmly in place as headphones come on and off.
Shop Bluelounge Posto Stand here.
The Bluelounge Kosta Apple Watch Charging Coaster is a small charging coaster that works with your existing Apple Watch charger to make it the ideal place to recharge.
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The Bluelounge Milo is a docking station for smartphones and iPods, perfect for hands-free conferencing, viewing videos or as a simple docking station.
Shop Bluelounge Milo iPhone Stand here.
Designed and engineered to resist storms and tough winds, BLUNT Umbrella keeps you sheltered everywhere you go. The BLUNT Classic is the original high-performance umbrella. It’s a full-sized stick umbrella that’s perfect for those needing good coverage, coupled with performance and style. Available in a range of colours, there’s a BLUNT Classic to suit everyone’s taste.
Shop BLUNT Classic here.
If you want something that can be easily carried in your bag, the compact BLUNT XS offers the ultimate balance between portability and performance. It is the strongest collapsible umbrella around and the go-to choice for urban dwellers. Folded up, it fits easily in your bag, making it easier to carry around than a full-sized stick umbrella.
Shop BLUNT XS here.
If you want something more unique, BLUNT’s collaboration with artist Michael C. Hsiung is worth noting – combining BLUNTs exceptional design and Michael’s quirky illustrations.
Shop the Michael C. Hsiung Collection here.
The Cocoon GRID-IT! eliminates the clutter in your bag by placing your iPhone, MagSafe power adapters, gadgets, cables, chargers and other personal items in a securely organised object-retention system. It’s all possible thanks to a variety of elastic straps made to hold all your gear firmly in place on a flat, rigid panel. And it’s compact enough to fit into almost any bag, drawer or MacBook case.
Shop Cocoon Grid-It here.
Fjallraven‘s most iconic model, the Kanken is an extremely versatile backpack thanks to its simple and practical design. With a light-weight and water-resistant construction, it can easily fit different roles and occasions, be it an outdoor adventure or a small stroll around the city.
Shop the Fjallraven Kanken here.
Featuring timeless silhouettes inspired by backpacks around the world, each piece from Herschel Supply Co. evokes a bit of nostalgia yet offers the convenience and functionality of modern design. The Herschel Supply Classic Collection continues to redefine timeless design while maintaining fine regard for detail.
Inspired by the classic mountain backpack, the Little America is one of Herschel’s best selling styles. With its flap-top closure, generous volume and various organisation options, the Little America is suitable for any use and occasion.
The Herschel Settlement Daypack offers a simple and practical approach to carrying with a minimal and slim-fitted silhouette. Created from Herschel’s custom tear-resistant lightweight polyester, and with ample space for essentials, the Settlement Daypack is a perfect everyday bag.
The Herschel Pop Quiz shares the minimal look with the Settlement while has a nice upgrade in its organisation system. The backpack features a fully padded, fleece lined laptop sleeve that fits up to a 15″ laptop; a fleece-lined pocket for daily essentials like sunglasses and electronics; and a front zippered sleeve for stashing frequently used items.
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Orbitkey + Multitools
This key organiser can hold between 2-7 standard keys or tools and comes with an external ring for your bulky car key. There are also several band options available to suit your unique lifestyle. The cushioned leather band is the most refined option while The Canvas range is for those looking for something a little different. The Active rubber band is durable and waterproof, suits well with an active lifestyle.
While you’re at it, there are also accessories such as the Multitool and USB sticks you can add on to your key organiser. The former is a bottle opener, multi-size hex wrench, box cutter, flat-head screwdriver, and file – 6 tools in 1. The latter are slim, neat 3.0 flash drives that come in 8 and 32GB.
Shop Orbitkey Organiser and accessories here.
The ORBIT Key Finder is a Bluetooth tracker that will go great with our key organiser. One of the newest tracking devices on the market, the Orbit Key Finder features a replaceable battery, battery life indicator and a selfie remote
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Recognised by the Specialty Coffee Association Design Lab Vessel, New York Coffee Festival, and World Coffee Events Vessel for its design and functionality, the original JOCO cup is an award-winning way to enjoy your coffee. The cups are truly thermal shock and etch resistant, lightweight and durable with optimal clarity. It can also be used with or without the lid, which is a handy addition to the already impressive design.
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The Horse are a Sydney-based label known for their classic, refined ranges of watches and leather goods. Beginning with the ‘Original’ watch series, they soon had a cult-following of fans loving the polished steel watch casing and premium leather strap.
The Horse Original Watch
Based on the founders’ philosophy of “magnifying what is essential and editing out excess”, The Horse’s first ever timepiece, the Original Watch is the embodiment of sophistication and style. Featuring Japanese quartz movement and genuine Italian leather strap, the Horse Original comes in many colourways. Our favourites are the Rose Gold/Blush and the Rose Gold/Black, which make the perfect Christmas gifts for girls and guys respectively.
Shop the Horse Original Watch here.
The Horse Classic Watch
The second timepiece released by The Horse brand, The Horse Classic Watch is an agelessly refined everyday choice, which compliments both casual and sophisticated looks, making it suitable for various types of occasions.
Shop the Horse Classic Watch here.