This week we’re all about DIY, designing it yourself, taking control, putting it together, and feeling that delightful feeling of satisfaction when it arrives, the item no one else will have. Here are our top tips for putting your inimitable mark on the item of your choice.
This is a concept brought to fruition that has to be seen to be believed. Design your own shoes from the heel, shape, colour and material and then personalise it inside. Quite possibly the best gift ever (primarily to yourself). Founder, Julia Elliott-Brown recently shared her favourite websites
Now to the bag to match the shoes, Fullspot Market offers an endless array of options, with standard, mini and basket sized bags matched with a plethora of handles and linings. There are also watches, bracelets and sunglasses on offer.
Custom jewellery is the name of the game at Mink&Stone. Choose your style, materials and shipping, it’s that easy. The choices are endless.
CAD AND THE DANDY
If you’re looking for the perfect shirt, look no further, Cad and the Dandy makes high and bespoke tailoring accessible to all. Doing away with the myth that Savile Row is the preserve only of the well heeled, the site is ridiculously easy to navigate: Visualise your design online with their handy tools and then book and appointment, for a high quality suit in minimal time.
Titan black offers a service to design your own sports watch, from a Rolex Daytona through to the Omega Seamaster; this is a seriously high end gift for the man or woman in your life.
The Trunki story has become a legend, after being refused investment in the lion's den full of dragons, the company went onto break all records. When was the last time you were in an airport without seeing a good dozen of these in the check-in queue? Now there’s Made for Me, with an endless array of combinations to choose from, all with a five year guarantee.
20 March 2015