Christmas Gift Guide: Small Businesses We Love!

If you are stuck for Christmas gift ideas for your loved ones this year, we have a few ideas that will hopefully give you some inspiration. Now more than ever it’s important to shop local and support small businesses when looking for that perfect gift for your loved ones and these are just a few that we have personally tried and loved!

Here are some of our favourites, there’s something for everyone - husband, wife, friend and the kids!…

Margo & Mya

If you’re looking for beautiful bespoke soft furnishings and home accessories to gift someone – Margo & Mya in Dorchester is where you should look! Queen of interiors, Nicky Massey, will help turn any house into a dream home, no matter what size or how much you want to spend.

BAO skincare

Beth at BAO skincare has created an amazing organic skincare range to leave your skin feeling beautiful and happy! For Christmas this year, Beth has put together a selection of stocking fillers, dewy face gifts and beautiful body gifts. There’s something to suit all ages, budgets and skin types – why not treat yourself too!?


Based in Somerset, Nikki Holt has created the most luxurious fragrances available in candles, reed diffusers and room mists! With a focus on eco-friendly and locally sourced materials, Nostara has something for everyone - even the men in your life with its masculine ‘MANdle’ Leather & Vetiver fragrance. Plus, the new Winter Wonderland scent is the perfect gift for spreading the true magic of Christmas.


If you’re looking for the gift of wellbeing, CBD brand Cannadox launched by the lovely Hayley Millbank, has some luxurious quality products including high strength CBD oils to keep stress levels low and CBD cream to soothe and heal the skin.


For the yogi-lovers or people in your life who love trying something new, why not buy a yoga voucher with the super talented LovingLifeLillie?! We do team yoga at PDC with Lillie and can confirm she is amazing! She’s also got some great Christmas pressie ideas on her website including self-care kits, positivity pads and all you need to keep your happy cup full!

Conker Cold Brew

Who doesn’t love espresso martinis!? (We certainly do at the Perfect Dress Company). The lovely team at Conker Spirit have a gift set available which includes martini glasses, Cold Brew Coffee Liquor and a cocktail making kit. All the gear you need to make the ultimate espresso martini!


Our favourite greeting card company for all your Christmas card needs, the creative duo behind Tache Penny and Frank have launched some incredible designs for 2020, sure to make people smile - look at little Alfie the Pug in his bow tie! Plus, profits for this card go to a great cause at Pets for Therapy.

Exmoor Distillery

For the gin lovers we recommend Exmoor Distillery – John and Nicola have made a truly special spirit which transports you to the beautiful rolling hills and valleys of the English countryside in Exmoor.

Shuffle Up

A new game for the kids to keep them off the Xbox – Shuffle Up is the creation by the lovely Gemma who wanted to keep her three boys entertained during lockdown. The card game encourages children and adults of all ages and abilities to learn exercises that can maximise their impact on the pitch.

Think Wine

Reduced calorie wine? Yes please! All the deliciousness without effecting the waistline. Think Wine have some amazing hampers and gifts for you to choose from, plus they have some Christmas decs too!

Carnaby London

The perfect accessory to our dresses – Carnaby London has some luxurious handbags for all occasions, a woman can never have too many bags!

River Aesthetics

Treat your loved ones to a range of treatments by the incredible team at River Aesthetics, from facial rejuvenation and body sculpting to their range of products and men’s treatments – it’s time to look and feel good this Christmas!

The Book of Everyone

Celebrate the amazing people in your life this Christmas with The Book of Everyone’s range of personalised gifts. Create a special book, map, card or video celebration all about them, it’s sure to get the happy tears flowing.

Perfect Dress Company

And last but not least – we have some beautiful Christmas gifts whether it’s a new dress or some gorgeous pieces of meaningful jewellery. Head over to our social media pages to see our '25 Days of Christmas' giveaways and special offers throughout December.

Happy Christmas shopping everyone!

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