Words by Carly Stevens

Having worked in the fashion industry for over 10 years I’m an established fan of the high street. I love all it has to offer and will always shop there. But in the last 12 months of being a blogger (and possibly spending too long on the ‘gram) I’ve learned a lot about smaller businesses too and more importantly the wonderful people behind them which was the reason for this post. I have discovered and am fortunate enough to know some hugely talented people who have channelled their skills into creating beautiful products that deserve to be shared.

If you still have any gaps in your Christmas shopping list, need ideas for your own wish list or are simply browsing here are just some of the gorgeous and unique gift ideas available from some lovely small businesses I’ve found. And remember “when you buy from a small business an actual person does a little happy dance”…

To read more, go here. Ferris Heart Sloane feature at number 14.