Secret Santa Gifts for £30 and Under
Secret Santa Gifts for £30 and Under
Left it a little too late for Secret Santa? All good – we’re here to help you score a great last-minute gift for your workmate, friend or relative that’s not just people-pleasing, but sometimes planet-pleasing too.
£10 and Under
Mini Note Pads - Before Breakfast
This extremely chic notepad comes from the ace handmade and sustainable paper goods company Before Breakfast. The team’s studio is in Highbury & Islington, which is where they take what they call ‘a modern approach to traditional making methods’. They also do a lovely line in planners, sketch pads, labels and organisers. Keeping on top of things never seemed so elegant.
Stick-to-Its Planner Stickers - Papier
Papier’s planner stickers will make sorting your life out so very stylish. These adorable date markers go directly into your diary to help you keep track of important dates, whether they’re related to work or simply letting you know that there’s a big party on the horizon. Alongside markers for deadlines, there’s alone a special sticker for our favourite – pay day.
Att Pynta Gift Card - Att Pynta
Let your pal choose their gift – or at least a part of it – themselves, with a gift card to spend on something sensational from curated homeware brand Att Pynta. Their timeless pieces come from makers, designers and artisans based across Scandinavia and the UK. Take your pick from vases and kitchenware to furniture and custom-made curtains.
Pact Coffee’s Christmas Blend Espresso - Pact Coffee
Pact take an ethical approach to premium coffee, cutting out the middle men and working directly with over 150 farmers across the world as well as pledging to always pay 25% above the Fairtrade base rate. Their coffee tastes incredible too. This special seasonal blend has notes of Christmas pudding and will get you right into the festive spirit. One bag makes around 15 cups.
£20 and Under
Wild Starter Pack - Wild
Deodorant might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re purchasing a cute Christmas present, but Wild will make you think again. Their planet-friendly and vegan product comes in a reusable brightly coloured, aluminium case, bringing an end to the single use plastics in the bathroom. Wild’s zingy, plant-based cream sticks are also a cut above, with seven different natural scents. We love the zingy Mint & Aloe Vera. Remember: the best things come in sustainable packages.
El Rayo’s Tequila Gift Box - El Rayo
Peckham based pals Jack and Tom are the mates behind El Rayo, a tequila that’s meant for sipping, not shooting. After quitting their day jobs, they went to Mexico in order to make the perfect spirit and have done a pretty good job of it. This gorgeous gift set comes with two mini bottles of their No.1 Plata and No.2 Reposado tequila, as well as four tonic waters, so you can make four of their signature Tequila and Tonics.
Nice’s Mixed Case of Wine - Nice Drinks
Fancy some wine in a can? Wait, come back! Founded in 2019 by Lucy and Jeremy, Nice’s aim is to disrupt the stuffy wine industry by offering quality vegan vino in recyclable cans.Try all three of Nice’s offerings in this stylish six pack presentation box, which features two cans each of their sauvignon blanc, malbec and pale rose. Their slogan is ‘wine for whenever’, which we’re pretty sure includes Christmas.
£30 and Under
Trullo The Cookbook - Trullo
London foodies will know that the best pasta in the capital can be found at Trullo in Highbury and its sister restaurant Padella, which has branches in both Borough and Shoreditch. This cookbook will help anyone recreate the magic at home. Simply follow chef Tim Siadatan’s incredible recipes, which use British produce to make perfect Italian cuisine.
All of these treats come from small businesses and start-ups based in our Workspace offices and studios, and we’re so proud to be a home to London’s brightest businesses.