The Scandi-inspired lifestyle brands to shop if you like The White Company.

Since 1994, The White Company’s pared back, where this weekend you can enjoy 20% off almost everything, quoting code GIFT20.

Scandi neutral style of homewares, clothing and accessories has been the byword for stylish gifting. Here are some other sites with a similar timeless aesthetic for luxury interior gift ideas this Christmas.

Cox & Cox
Launched in 2001 by interior stylist, Fiona Cox, the Somerset interiors and lifestyle brand, Cox & Cox has cornered the market in fad-free interior styling. In a restful palette of neutrals and pastels, with a mix of natural woods and rattans, there is a range of furnishings, lighting, textiles and accessories for the whole home. Its gift collection includes immaculately curated edits for her, him, kids and pets – as well as everything you’d need for entertaining this Christmas, from table linens, to glassware and all the decorations. Thoughtful, tasteful gifts for all price-points that feel indulgent, without the price tag.

OUR PICK: This Art Deco style, circular cocktail trolley is the perfect gift for the fun-loving sybarite in your life. Perfect for entertaining this festive season.

Graham and Green
With its slightly more eclectic feel, Graham and Green has a beautiful array of quirky home and lifestyle gifts this year. There are foodie gifts, eco-friendly presents, as well as the usual family members all covered. Quintessentially British, with a dollop of tongue-in-cheek humour and yet still with a timeless style.

OUR PICK: This trio of gold, miniature mouse lamps. Each gilded rodent is clutching its own LED lamp – fun for window-sills, or children’s bedside tables.

Rocket St George
Rocket St George’s eclectic mix of interiors is a little bit glamorous, a touch rock ‘n’ roll and wholly covetable. With a concession in Liberty, five warehouses and 3,500 products, there is sure to be a gift for everyone from this quirky online retailer. Whether you’re looking for a fun, retro game for all the family; stylish home accessories for the interiors lover; brilliant coffee table reads; or beautiful artworks, there’s one guarantee – you won’t find anything like it on the high street.

OUR PICK: Extraordinary Interiors in Colour, by Jane Rockett & Lucy St George. The duo behind the brand has released a new book all about living with colour – how it affects our mood, the history behind the colours we use in our homes, plus inspiration on how to add a splash of colour to your interior.

Devon-based Nkuku focuses on natural hues, fabrics and materials in its extensive interiors range. There is a beautiful, hand-crafted feel to its boho designs, with hand-blown glassware, hammer metals and warm, hand-woven textiles. With a focus on sustainable production, it uses many recycled or reclaimed raw materials in its designs – perfect for the eco-conscious recipient on your gift list.

OUR PICK: These mango wood boards are perfect for home-fired pizzas, but also for sharing platters over the festive period.

Nordic House
The soft neutral palette of the Nordic House website is instantly calming; winter whites abound, with beautiful chromes, dove greys and elegant pastel linens. The relaxed, effortlessly stylish look runs through the whole site, from the limewashed oak and cane furniture to the artfully distressed mirrors, organic shaped, hand-thrown ceramics and neutral linens for the bedroom and dining.

OUR PICK: This chic Nordic tipi, complete with macramé detailing, proves you don’t have to compromise on fun or style when it comes to kids’ décor.

Skandium is the perfect destination for Scandi-style lovers. Stocking a range of well-loved and new-to-the-UK Scandinavian brands, there is the clean aesthetic, focusing on natural materials and simple lines that has become the Scandi signature. Find nostalgic, traditional toys; Nordic-style Christmas decorations; and design-led gifts from makers including Georg Jensen, IIttala, Marimekko and more.

OUR PICK: A stylish chrome and glass wine carafe from Swedish architect, Georg Jensen. An elegant silhouette, fit for any festive feast table.

Rose and Grey
Manchester-based, Rose & Grey is the home of ‘interiors tastemakers’ thanks to its nod towards the latest décor trends and its undercurrent of retro cool. Shop by collection, including ‘Mid-Century Modern’, ‘Velvet Dreams’ and ‘Scandi Style’. It has a beautiful selection of well-priced ceramics, rattan home accessories and larger pieces, such as jewel-coloured velvet chesterfields, Mustard Made storage and on-trend terrazzo tables.

OUR PICK: Simplistic, yet stylish line-drawing prints from Forn Studio: the perfect centre-piece to any gallery wall.

Oliver Bonas
Oliver Bonas’ homewares section is all Scandi-inspired style, from the cosy sheepskin rugs to the beautiful antiqued mirrors and well-priced home accessories. Great for well-priced teacher’s gifts and secret Santas, as well as more luxe pressies with an indulgent touch of glamour.

OUR PICK: The new wanderlust-inspired candle, incense and home fragrance collection comes in beautifully printed boxes. Ideal for a shot of colour to brighten up winter homes.

Lisa Valentine Home
Lisa Valentine’s modern British brand has a beautiful, slow-living feel to it. Pared back, with a focus on natural materials and nostalgic design, it features enamel, zinc and wood homewares for ‘simple and sustainable’ living.

OUR PICK: Beautiful desk stationery from US brand, Rifle Paper Co. Their weekly desk planner is the perfect thing to get your organised for 2020.


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