Christmas has been and gone a new year is on its way. Got a little Chrimbo cash that’s burning a hole in your pocket? Why not use to to support the city’s independent retail scene?  To help you out, we’ve created a guide of cool swag that you can buy from Manchester indies.

Pumpkin tote by Rob Bailey | Siop Shop | £20

This tote bag is perfect for the colder months with its cartoon style print of a pumpkin. The bag not only is made for heavy duty, so you can pile all your belongings in, but also has two compartments inside for things like your phone or make-up.

Siop Shop

ABC beanie | Alphabet Brewing Co | £15

During the winter months everybody needs a trendy hat – whether it’s to keep your head warm or to hide your bed head due to working from home all day. This burgundy, bobbly beanie from Manchester beer company Alphabet Brewery is the perfect accessory during the colder months.

Alphabet Brewery

Northern Monk Sticker Pack | Northern Monk Brew Co | £2.50

This sticker pack containing five Keep The Faith stickers is the perfect decoration for your laptop, notebook or even your water bottle. The orange tones are a nice nod towards the pumpkin flavourings we all love during the colder months and a positive message to carry with us wherever we go is exactly what we need after this chaotic year.

Northern Monk

Festive Duo | The Foundation Coffee House | From £15

This duo from Foundation Coffee House is the perfect Christmas gift with a stylish tote for all your everyday needs as well as some coffee to brighten up your mornings. While buying you can also add a handwritten gift message to your order for an extra £2 and give your present a personalised touch!

Foundation Coffee House

Tees and Sweatshirts | Just Between Friends | From £20

These stylish, funky shirts from Northern Quarter coffee house Just Between Friends are the perfect outfit addition to your wardrobe this year. Whilst they are great quality, they also have a unique design of the shop itself printed on them. A long sleeve tee and a sweatshirt is also ideal for looking cool in the cold.

Just Between Friends

Five Panel Cap | Cloudwater Brewery | £15

Cloudwater Brewery’s five-panel cap features the Cloudwater logo front and centre and is the ideal Christmas present for the beer lover in your life. Two colours are available: navy and black, making this cap stylish and a year-round must-have fashion accessory.

Cloudwater Brewery

Thu 17 Dec
Ellie Boyle
Published on:
Mon 4 Jan 2021