’Tis the season for giving. And there’s no better spot for Christmas shopping than the City’s very own Leadenhall Market.
The marketplace is brimming with stores selling their wares, from jewellery and skincare products to shoes and stationary.
Get some inspiration from our Leadenhall gift guide for stocking stuffers, secret Santa ideas, presents for your special someone, and the best gifts of all: the ones to you, from you.
No matter who you’re shopping for, Leadenhall Market has you sorted.
Waterman Perspective black gold trim Fountain Pen
£150 from The Pen Shop
The Waterman Perspective fountain pen is an ideal match for cosmopolitan, fashion conscious, City dwellers who want something different from anything else on the market. The writing implement, presented in deep black, has been designed as a reflection on modern architecture. The pen has refined, etched graphic lines on an ultra modern base and a large engraved metal ring which recalls the sharp-edged aspects of modernist buildings.
Coleville Leather Cross Body Bag in black
£175 from Reiss
The Coleville bag in black is a smart piece that will make a sophisticated addition to any woman’s accessories collection. It is crafted from a luxurious textured leather to a compact silhouette with a gold-tone chain and hardware, making it an effortlessly chic addition to any outfit.
Flamingo navy blue Silk Tie
£69 from Reef Knots
The navy blue flamingo design silk tie is another classic Reef Knots double print with hammerhead sharks circling the tail. The design was inspired by their very first pair of swim shorts and is also the first from the new ‘Made in Italy’ collection, using some of the finest silk tie craftsmen in the world.
Skincauticals Phloretin CF
£150 from Askinology
Phloretin CF is a powerful antioxidant that protects against future skin damage and improves hyper-pigmentation. This is advanced skincare that also helps to accelerate surface skin cell renewal to fight against ageing. Much of this is thanks to all the Vitamin C contained within each bottle. You can also buy skincare vouchers for facials and treatments in 2019.
Mason Mother of Pearl Cufflinks in silver
£65 from Reiss
The Mason cufflinks in silver are an easy way to add a finishing flourish to a formal look. This stylish accessory features a mother of pearl detail which adds an understated flair to any ensemble.
£17.99 from Waterstones
Display your photos and videos anywhere with this low-fi smartphone projector. It magnifies up to eight times for a large picture you and your friends can enjoy on the go. Made from cardboard with a glass lens, this projector is fashioned to look like the real thing.
£259 from Oliver Sweeney
Taking a Drover’s boot as inspiration, Oliver Sweeney’s cobbler-in-chief has designed Tamine. The signature profile of the boot is made in three stages, first the toe, then vamp, and finally the collar. Cut in a calf pull-up leather that comes in dark brown, tan and nubuck.
Scarf & Glove Gift Box Set
£49.95 from Barbour
This refined gifting option comprises seam-free gloves and a Barbour Tartan scarf with a fringed hem, both created in luxurious lambswool and presented together in a premium branded box (right).
Carrousel Holder and Candles Set
£90 from Diptyque
As if by magic, Diptyque’s carousel candle holder rotates thanks to the heat released by the candle’s flame. Simple and elegant, the gift set comes with two small scented candles made perfectly for the holder.
Stocking Stuffers from Flying Tiger
Flying Tiger, the Copenhagen modern knick-knack store, is the perfect place to stop by for all kinds of fun and silly gifts. Check out their 2019 diaries and calendars, quirky Christmas decorations, kids toys, homewares, or games.
Montre Ronde Solo de Cartier Watch
£POR from Beau Gems
Beaugems specialise in selling a whole range of Cartier watches, including this Montre Ronde Solo de Cartier with a steel rimmed face and black leather strap. Alternatively, choose one of their many second-hand watches for something a little more vintage.