The Drop 10/6/21

Best gifts under £20 from independent brands

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On the hunt for gift inspiration? Here are eight of our favourite, affordable gifts from independent brands across beauty, interiors and fashion.

From uplifting, slogan T-shirts to a sleepy shower mist that will turn your bathroom into an at-home sanctuary, scroll down to discover eight of our favourite gifts for under £20 from The Drop by Stylist…

  • Sleep Goddess Slumber Beauty Sleep Shower Mist

    Sleep Goddess Slumber Shower Sleep Mist
    The Drop: Sleep Goddess Slumber Shower Sleep Mist

    “If, like me, you’re not a fan of baths (or don’t have a tub) but like the idea of a relaxing soak that will help you sleep, this is the answer,” says Stylist’s senior beauty writer Hanna Ibraheem. “Created specifically for showers, Sleep Goddess’s clever powder releases notes of relaxing lavender and geranium – two scents known for aiding sleep – turning your bathroom into a soothing sanctuary.”

    Shop Sleep Goddess slumber beauty sleep shower mist, £13.99

  • Anna Philip London Meta Triple Hoop Earrings

    Anna Philip London Meta Triple Hoop
    The Drop: Anna Philip London Meta Triple Hoop Earrings

    It’s a truth universally acknowledged that gold hoop earrings are a jewellery essential. “Whether you wear a streamlined wardrobe of chic basics or favour printed dresses and bold brights, the humble gold hoop will elevate all of your outfits and never look dated,” says Stylist’s executive fashion director Kitty McGee.

    Shop Anna Philip London meta triple hoop earrings, £15

  • Afroani Rainbow Crocodile Clips and Claw Set

    Afroani Shop Hair bundle
    The Drop: Afroani Hair bundle

    Afroani was founded by natural hair expert Anita Lusuardi in 2020, and her hair accessories (which are made from cellulose acetate, an eco-friendly alternative to plastic) are designed to glide through all textures with ease. Simply pull your hair back into a 90s-style twist with the large claw, or frame your face with the rectangular crocodile clips for an instant outfit upgrade.

    Shop Afroani rainbow crocodile clips and claw set, £14.99

  • Lolly & Kiks African Wax Print Storage Basket

    Independent homeware brands: Lolly & Kiks
    The Drop: Lolly & Kiks African Print Storage Baskets

    Inspired by her Nigerian heritage, founder Xandra hand-makes every fabric basket at her home in London using bold Ankara wax prints available in 11 different patterns and five sizes.

    Shop Lolly & Kiks African wax print storage basket, £16

  • Eclat Skin London EGF Youth-Cell Activation Pro-Elixir Serum

    Eclat EGF Youth-Cell Activation Pro-Elixir Serum
    The Drop: Eclat Skin London EGF Pro-Elixir Serum

    Eclat Skin London’s serum is super-charged with EGF – and with a huge saving of more than 80% exclusively on The Drop, the lightweight, silky formula is our skincare routine’s new best friend. Also packed with glycerin and argan oil to nourish and soothe, it’s a guaranteed glow-giver.

    Shop Eclat Skin London EGF youth-cell activation pro-elixir serum, £15

  • Kim & Tonic Just Quietly Smashing It T-Shirt

    Kim & Tonic T-Shirt
    The Drop: Kim & Tonic T-Shirt

     “Add some feel-good vibes to your everyday wardrobe with this cotton T-shirt,” says Stylist’s style director Polly Knight. “Team with high-waisted denim, your comfiest sandals and some oversized sunnies for a cool yet punchy look.”

    Shop Kim & Tonic just quietly smashing it T-shirt, £14

  • Anouska Georgia London Initial Baguette Ring

    Anouska Georgia Baguette Ring
    The Drop: Anouska Georgia Baguette Ring

    “Move over initial necklaces, it’s all about the initial ring,” declares Stylist’s fashion features editor Billie Bhatia. “Crafted from crystals, these personalised baguette rings will add a sprinkle of glamour to your ring stack.”

    Shop Anouska Georgia London initial baguette ring, £15

  • Kente Creatives Handheld Fan

    Kente Creatives Kente Fan
    The Drop: Kente Creatives Kente Fan

    Kente Creatives’ stylish handmade designs are brilliantly effective for those summer days spent on the Tube. Even better, when you retire them from public transport duties when autumn arrives, they double up as a statement wall decoration.

    Shop Kente Creatives handheld fan, £12.99

Images: courtesy of brands

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