- Nov 21, 2019
- 5 min read
SE19 Christmas Shopping Guide 2019
Updated: Dec 15, 2019
The countdown to Christmas is on! Make your money count this year by supporting your local independent retailers and shopping locally.
Five of our much loved Crystal Palace triangle shops (Smash Bang Wallop, Decorum, Brave Girl, The Indigo Tree and Josephine's) have come together to bring you their SE19 Christmas Shopping Guide.
We’re talking Christmas decorations to enchant your home, crowd-pleasing dining tables, 19 Gifts under £19 (see what we did there) plus luxury and fashion items to dazzle with decadence.
Pick your favourite gift ideas from the blog, then join us at SE19 Lates on Thursday 12th and Thursday 19th December for a magical late night shopping experience.
Whether your festive tree look is kitsch, industrial, artisan or traditional, there's something to suit every home style in our SE19 edit.
'Kitsch' out your tree with these oh-so wrong yet hang-so right decorations!
Ziggy Stardust £16.49, red lips £ 9.99, cute cat £15.49, glam mouse £14.99
Industrial luxe decorations, mixed with metallic finishes, flock and feathers.
Feather bauble £5.00, minimal gold decoration set of 3 for £9.00, black and white spotty feather bauble £5.00, gold lattice geo disc set of 3 for £12.00, grey flock velvet bauble £3.50
SMASH BANG WALLOP
Hand painted tree ornaments you'll hang and treasure for years to come.
Silver hand painted elephant £4.95, gold and red bird star £4.95, glass trinket box decoration 2 for £14.95, tinted glass baubles set of 16 £16.95
THE INDIGO TREE
If nostalgia and fun are the top of your list, these iconic red and silver decorations will deliver a classic back drop to your home.
Red & silver embroidered decorations 12 for £6.99, red gem Christmas lights £22.00
Ceramic penguin decoration £8.99
READY, STEADY, SPARKLE!
Find your perfect outfit for the festive season from the high street heart of Crystal Palace!
Whether you're looking for Christmas daywear or festive party dresses, you'll find something gorgeous in the triangle.
SMASH BANG WALLOP & BRAVE GIRL
Understated but perfect for the festivities are this New Years Eve blouse with Big Ben print, bronze goddess dress accessorised with the dino necklace and of-the-moment roll neck knitwear with lurex shimmer.
SBW -printed blouse £59, gold Alex Monroe T-rex necklace £165
SBW -bronze angel sleeve dress £99, silver Alex Monroe stegosaurus necklace £135
Brave Girl -green lurex ribbed jumper £27.99
Find your Christmas day style at Josephine's on Westow Street. Sparkling Christmas jumpers, cosy furs and animal prints (the new black of course) are perfect to refresh your wardrobe or as gifts for a stylish friend.
Animal print ruffle neck midi dress £59, black faux fur gillet £40, mustard purse £20,
cream fluffy coat £75 dress as before, gift wrap from Smash Bang Wallop,
sequin embellished jumper £40, black and silver tonal lurex jumper £35, nude and gold animal print jumper £35, black and gold animal print jumper £35
THE CHRISTMAS TABLE
Hosting this year? Whether it's an informal supper for friends or a Christmas day roast with all the trimmings, make sure your table is a 'feast' for the eyes.
However you choose to celebrate over the holiday period, the SE19 traders have the perfect tableware guaranteed to raise a festive wow!
Update that timeless Christmas pairing of white and silver by introducing snow white blooms and winter greens. Layer on rustic ceramics, cut glassware and flickering candles to add a touch of glamour as night time falls.
Minimal industrial design and vintage cut glass make the perfect contemporary table setting.
Black Christmas cone ornament from £10, linen napkins - set of 4 £19
rustic dinnerware pieces from £16, black dinnerware plate - 27cm £20
Vintage-look daily cutlery £55, vintage-look red wine glass £9
SMASH BANG WALLOP
Handcrafted tablewares in warm earthy tones look gorgeous paired with touches of gold and glass, to create an inviting and relaxed supper.
Green martini glass £9.95, crackled glass bell ornaments string £44.95
cheese knife set of two £29.95, bronze / natural plate £45.00, bronze / natural bowl £36.00
small cream bowl £18.00, brass nutcrackers £16.95
JOSEPHINE'S AND INDIGO TREE
Don't forget the little ones around the table... enchant them with lanterns, angels and stars and throw in a cheery Father Christmas cracker to keep them entertained!
Antique style lantern from Josephine's £4.50, white beaded angel from The Indigo Tree £18
Silver metal star table confetti from The Indigo Tree £6.99, photo booth crackers from The Indigo Tree £10.99
19 UNDER £19
'Tis the season of giving and we're all about 19 this year... SE19, 19th December late night shopping and it's 2019. If that wasn't reason enough to support our local traders, then perhaps these gifts under £19 will tempt you out of that online shopping basket and into the triangle!
Hazelnut and chocolate truffle balls £8.50
Caramel crunch stripy wrapped truffles £6.50
Coffee syrup £8
Car with Santa sack £20 (ok it's just over but we couldn't resist).
SMASH BANG WALLOP
Willie's Cacao, praline dark chocolate truffles £8.95, 40 Colori socks £14, tartan toiletries bag £12.95, London Company beard oil £18, cable knitted red and grey hat £15.
THE INDIGO TREE
My first Christmas bib £4.95, reindeer bib £4.95, silver reindeer earrings £9.50, ceramic Santa small £4.50 large £6.50.
Pink and bronze star purses £11, mustard and grey star scarf £20 (again - we couldn't resist!), grey faux fur trimmed gloves £16, grey knitted hat with faux fur pom pom £18, 'I'm a dog what's your super power?' bowl £10, dog bandana £5, pug mug £12, SE19 mug £15.
Skull and fierce socks from £10.50, burn the patriarchy candles £16 each, 'You should see my active bitch face' mug £9.95, gummy bear tree ornaments £7.99, Bauhaus Ballet book £19.99.
DECK THE HALLS
Adorn your home for the festive season with decorations from Smash Bang Wallop and The Indigo Tree. Create a winter wonderland with wooden stags, foliage and oversized tree-style ornaments.
White wooden stag heads from The Indigo Tree, 3 sizes from £8.99
Large silver beaded 3D star from The Indigo Tree £24
Large antique silver cone ornament from Smash Bang Wallop £8.95
If you're looking for gifts to spoil someone special or a little self-care timeout from Christmas preparations, why not invest in some luxurious spa-style products for the home.
SMASH BANG WALLOP
Faux fur hot water bottle in silver grey £24.95, sage green velvet jewellery purse £16.95
SBW wild fig room diffuser £18, SBW winter scent room spray £13.50
VO candle £24.95, VO liquid soap £14.95, Savon Marseille soap £4.95
Meraki hand lotion £13
Meraki hand soap £15
Fine cotton towels & flannels from £10
JOSEPHINE'S AND BRAVE GIRL
Josephine's grey faux suede and fur slippers £20, SBW spa recovery bath soak from £8.95
Brave Girl Himalayan bath salts £19.95
" Every time you #shopSE19 an actual person does a little happy dance"
The fun doesn’t end here, we will be bringing you more shopping inspiration from the traders featured, throughout the rest of November and December over on our Instagram account @SE19Lates
You can also follow SE19 Lates on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news and for a full list of musical events happening over the two late night shopping events on the 12th and 19th of December. We will also announce an exciting competition very soon!
It takes a triangle to raise a gift guide! This blog was brought to you by…
And our 5 fabulous traders who put their hands in their pockets to make this gift guide possible:
Decorum - Westow Hill
Josephine's - Westow Street