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Gift Guide


Festive shopping is easy with the December 2013 issue of House and Leisure, packed with gift ideas for all ages from some of HL’s favourite local personalities. We decided to give you a sneak peek into what you can expect from our 10-page gift guide (featuring 105 great ideas!). Browse our gallery above too see one gift idea from each of our creatives. From artworks and owl boxes to puzzles and designer clothing, there's bound to be something that catches your eye.

  • Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille EDP R1 900 for 50ml, Tom Ford (NAOMI LARKIN, Editor House and Leisure)
  • My Big South Africa puzzle R350, Timeless Toys (HARRY SITHOLE, artist)
  • Elegant Grey Monster stole by Chicken Made This $90 (about R880), Etsy (LAUREN BEUKES, author)
  • Kai Shun Shun Premier Santoku 7-inch knife R2 395, Neogroup (REUBEN RIFFEL, chef)
  • GelaSkin protective laptop skin from R725, wantitall.co.za (KERRY STRAUSS, Mr Price Home's Marketing Director)
  • Black resin antlers from R600, Studio Number 19 (MIA WIDLAKE, designer)
  • Cow-leather satchel bag, by Vincent Urbain R1 824, Urban Africa (LAURIE WIID VAN HEERDEN, designer)
  • Coloured utensil set by Shaw Sisters R249 (set of three), Smacs*.co.za (MANOUSHKA KRAAL, product designer)
  • Full ruffle skirt R1 099, Thula Sindi (SIMPHIWE DANA, singer-songwriter)
  • ‘Thato Woody Khumalo, On the Road to Durban’ pigment print by Musa Nxumalo R10 000, Afronova (BILLIE ZANGEWA, designer and artist)
  • Owl box from R550, EcoSolutions (DAVID BELLAMY, creative and owner of Bbellamy & bbellamy)

The December 2013 issue of House and Leisure is on sale from 18 November. Compiled by HL STAFF