Gift Guide 2022

by Natalie Smith

At NARU we are passionate about creative collaboration and championing likeminded brands. 

For this festive season we  have curated a selection of ethically minded, British made gifts celebrating the endless skillsets and sustainable offerings available in the UK.

Pick from beauty products, candles or a variety of accessories to find the perfect gift.

Ffern Golden Ticket – from £169

Somerset based perfumery, Ffern, have just launched a new offering this Christmas which enables anyone to purchase a gift subscription for a loved one which includes a gold embossed ticket, giclée print, and up to four bottles of limited-edition fragrance sent throughout the year.

Discover here.

Emma Aitchison Waterpool Stud Earrings – £215

Sculptural Waterpool stud earrings created by Emma Aitchison, made in the UK and hand-finished in her Frome studio. Irregular 9kt gold loops with organic flows and twists, inspired by the movement and shapes of the ocean, then finished with gold post-back fastenings.

Available at TOAST.

Novel in Grey – £1050

A luxurious market tote bag featuring a minimalist front pocket and our signature ‘segment’ clasp fitting. Linear and refined, NOVEL exudes sophistication and is the perfect everyday-tote-bag. Designed in Oxford and handcrafted by our highly skilled British leather artisans at our London atelier, NOVEL comes in three neutral colour-ways.

Discover here.

Essence & Alchemy – Refillable Mirth Candle – £50

Combining the theories of traditional aromatherapy, ancient alchemy and well-considered design, Sheffield based, Essence + Alchemy brings together a portfolio of consciously made, natural and unique products influenced by the natural world, alchemy, mythology and imagination. For Winter 2022, the Mirth Candle is available in an amber hand-stained glass beaker - limited numbers available.

Discover here.

Pentire Gin - Pentire Coastal Spritz 50cl - £21.80

Introducing Pentire’s new non-alcoholic aperitif ‘Pentire Coastal Spritz’. Pentire use their signature naturally distilled coastal botanicals carefully blended with Blood Orange, Sea Rosemary and Oakwood to create the perfect balance of natural bitter flavours and refreshing coastal tones.Created in collaboration with the world's best bartenders, who share Pentire’s love for the outdoors.

Discover here.

Rain Cannabis 01 Candle - £95

Introducing RAIN’s all-natural wellness candle. The wax is a balanced combination of sustainably conscious organic coconut, rapeseed and hemp seed oils (no soy) and the fragrance contains only non-synthetic essential oils with top notes of bergamot and black pepper. The wick is organic cotton (zero trace of lead) and the candle is presented in a beautiful reusable alabaster container, sized at a generous 38cl so it can be enjoyed unsparingly. Burn time: approx. 60 hours

Discover here.


British Design Studio, ONE NINE EIGHT FIVE offer luxurious, tactile cushions that are the perfect way to update your home, adding instant colour and texture to any living space. One of our favourite designs, the Ellis Cushion, was inspired by an exploration into architectural drawings, reflecting on the multitudes of angles and lines that collectively bring to life a structure.

Discover here.

Pelegrims Exfoliating Hand Cleanser - £19

A gently exfoliating hand cleanser with our English Ortega Grape Extract that helps to repair and hydrate the skin. Crushed walnut shell buffs away dead skin cells whilst their English Ortega Grape Vine Extract repairs and hydrates the skin to leave hands soft and healed. Subtle notes of Rose, Tomato and Labdanum.

Discover here.

Sapling Climate Positive Vodka 70cl - £30

Sapling vodka is distilled exclusively from British wheat. They distill it four times, resulting in a very clean, crisp, and naturally sweet taste. The purity brings out herbaceous and citrusy notes which lends itself beautifully to vodka tonics, vodka lime sodas, or on the rocks! For every bottle sold, a tree is planted. On each bottle a unique code tells you what tree was planted where and a little about the planting project.

Discover here.

Haeckels Earth Marine AHA Toner 100ml - £30

An exfoliating toner containing glycolic acid, a natural chemical exfoliant that can help with resurfacing to reveal more youthful skin, visibly reduce pore size, and reduce the appearance of discolouration and fine lines. The solution acts as a leave-on exfoliator that works overnight, ideally used 2-3 times per week.

Discover here.

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