Lifestyle & Gifts

The Hide Ranger

Handmade ‘Booby Bag’, The Hide Ranger

Original leather goods, designed and handmade in Manchester. The Hide Ranger ‘Rescued!’ range is an exciting new, special collection that utilises leather destined for waste, such as ‘pre-loved’ sofas, off-cuts from local furniture makers and small leftovers from bag making.

Life Before Plastic

Two sisters, one plastic-free shop in the UK. Browse their online store for a huge range of eco-friendly products and zero waste swaps. Put life before plastic.

Soleil Dee

Toiletry Bags by Soleil Dee

EvaD is the maker/designer/fabric purchaser and everything else at Soleil Dee. Working from her home studio (aka kitchen table) in Greater Manchester Eva’s makes everything you’ll find on her website.

EvaD’s love for wax prints came from rummaging through her parents stash on family visits to Nigeria, where her dad is originally from, her Soleil Dee creations bring affordable brightness to these wet and grey days.


Wolfnoodle was started up by Sammy in 2018 and stemmed from a love of joyful and colourful interiors. Sammy’s prints are inspired by vintage toys, children’s books and playful fashion. They come in a super sunny colour palette, perfect for mixing and matching or adding a splash of colour to your little ones space!

Print & Press

Linear tea towel in orange, Print & Press.

Placemats, coasters, cushions and teatowels to bring a dash of midcentury style to your home.

Giddy Goat Toys, Didsbury

Giddy Goat Toy Shop – 2 Albert Hill Street, Didsbury

Opened by Amanda in 2012, Giddy Goat Toys is a traditional independent children’s toy shop. Whilst they specialise in quality wooden toys, the shop is a treasure trove of wonderful toys, books, puzzles and games for children of all ages, from new born babies right through to teens.

Audrinka Art, Stockport

Local artist Audrey Szabo is a clothing designer by trade, with over twenty five years working for a range of companies from large corporates to small start ups.

Audrey’s favourite part of the job was always the illustrating and for the past four years Audrey has been selling her stylish and joyful prints to local shops, online and have had her work shown in “Homes and Antiques”.

Cedar Lifestyle

Cedar is all about simplicity, and this ethos is reflected in both our elegant designs and the ingredients we use. Creating long-lasting candles containing only 100% natural essential oils combined with Cedar’s own European grown rapeseed wax blend which is a more sustainable alternative to soy or paraffin wax.

Idaho, Altrincham

Idaho’s online shop offers a carefully curated selection of their favourite products. Each and every piece is something special and will guarantee to make your homes, offices and wardrobes feel a little more inspiring.

Gail Myerscough

Gail Myerscough is a surface pattern designer & illustrator based in Manchester. Gail’s designs are inspired by the mid-century era and her online shop sells a range of bold & colourful art prints, homewares and stationery.

Katherine Lees, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

In her studio shop Katherine makes a unique collection of screen-printed ceramic vessels and beautiful jewellery pieces, inspired by Victorian curiosities. Katherine’s shop is the perfect place to find one-off handmade pieces and meet the maker direct.

Edit & Oak, Altrincham

Edit & Oak’s founder loves independent retail and has created a unique and inspiring space. With a love of creativity and trend, Edit & Oak’s collections are a curation of beautifully made pieces sourced from favourite directional brands, makers & vintage finds.

Lee Page Hanson Ceramics, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Based in The Manchester Craft and Design Centre, making highly decorative Ceramic wares including tiles, vase, bowls, cups and trinkets

Deadstock General Store, Northern Quarter

A carefully curated selection of timeless accessories and gifts to organise your life’s belongings. Find a range of bags, aprons, mugs and other life tools from both small batch and independent makers.

Victoria Baths Shop

Victoria Baths is Grade II* listed and widely recognised as Britain’s finest historic swimming pool. First opened in 1906, the Baths has played an important part in the health and well-being of local people and is now, in its partially restored state, a very popular heritage and events venue.

Every purchase from the shop will help make sure that Victoria Baths will be enjoyed for years to come.

Form Lifestyle Store, Northern Quarter

Form is a small lifestyle store, celebrating independent makers and thoughtfully-made goods. The Form Shop is tucked away in a beautiful grade II listed building, in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, a calm and peaceful environment where you can take your time browsing and learning more about their products.


Sukikoko offer a range of bold, bright and fun items to cheer up any dull day, home or outfit, perfect for gifting for someone dear to you, or a lovely treat for yourself.

Nordic Muse, Manchester

Nordic Muse lifestyle store makes every effort to carefully select products based on pure and simple values. Their vision is to deliver a product offer that reflects Nordic simplicity, good craftsmanship, and high-quality design

Helena Lee Studios

Helena is a Swedish photographic artist who has been living in the UK since 1994. Helena’s artwork aims to strip things back, removing unnecessary visual information to focus on the essence of an idea or an image. Designing cards, totes and prints, Helena’s work is a way to share her love of nature.

All products are eco-friendly.

Object Style, Chorlton

Object is co-founded by husband + wife team, Alex and Rachael Otterwell. Since 2009 they’ve been creating a unique neighbourhood shop for the local people of Manchester and an online destination store for visitors worldwide.

Working with directional brands built on craftsmanship, quality + simplicity their carefully curated collection of objects for the home and gifts, all goods have been personally hand-sourced.

Grace & Greene Clayworks

Grace Edwards sells a range of handmade ceramic homewares through Grace & Greene Clayworks. Everything from mugs, to vases, to soap dishes – and plenty in between. Each item is built by hand – without the use of the potter’s wheel – to create truly individual pieces that will be unique to your home

Still Life Story, Stockport

Homewares and lifestyle pieces selected to promote slow living. With their collections Still Life Story aim to transcend trends and help you to create your own unique story.

Oklahoma, Northern Quarter

Oklahoma is the biggest independent gift shop in Manchester. Showcasing independent artists and makers; they work closely with independent companies and individuals – celebrating handmade, fair trade and ethical goods.

Palmier Goods

An online store focusing on Environmentally Friendly, Bathroom essentials, with uniqueness and purpose. Palmier started with Shampoo Bars, a great plastic free alternative, and has now branched out into different products with equal use and as little waste as possible.


Handmade in Ancoats, Apotikology’s candles are carefully hand-poured using soy wax.

Albion Candle Company

Candles are hand poured in the site of a former mill in Manchester and everything from choosing scents to packing our deliveries is done in Manchester. All candles are made from 100% soy wax

Ancoats Candle Company

Small batch scented candles made in Manchester.