Our founder's top picks for creating a festive atmosphere, and gifting ideas for a conscious Christmas.
‘Occasions that bring us together with loved ones feel especially precious after so many months of restrictions and I am sure I am not alone in really looking forward to celebrating Christmas this year. While Christmas is a time for generosity, I hope that by shopping with us you can also be conscious of your purchases – knowing that our produce and its packaging are having a lighter impact on the planet.’
What to wear: for comfort and joy
Find comfort in what you wear. Soft sweaters and knitted pieces made from our Home-grown Merino wool are designed for wrapping up warm, and the thoughtful details found on our Peace Christmas Jumper and Retreat Sweater offer elevated knitwear pieces for special occasions.
A woody fragrance like Woodland Moss will provide a grounding scent for you to wear, returning you to calming moments.
Made to give, with love
Our gifts all come in beautifully illustrated gift boxes featuring a selection of Bamford favourite products, including our signature bath & body formulas plus our Winter Frankincense Candle in a collectable and reusable bone china vessel.
The two turtle doves at the heart of our limited-edition Christmas gifting collection are a symbol of love and faithfulness.
Creating a peaceful atmosphere
Instil a sense of peace and calm in the home with a few simple touches. Consider using lanterns and candles that provide a soft glow, balancing out the festive decorations that many of us will be introducing to the home. Natural materials such as glass, alabaster, and porcelain provide a welcome contrast to the colourful reds and greens that abound at Christmas.
Welcoming guests to the home
It truly is a joy to once again welcome friends and family into our homes. Make them feel welcome with a few home comforts. Geranium is a universal scent that leaves hands and skin feeling cleansed and refreshed after use.
A pillow mist left on the bedside table encourages the body to rest and sleep well in an unfamiliar bed, as does the thoughtful touch of a knitted hottie or a soft pair of cashmere socks for them to slip into once they have removed their shoes.
Stocking fillers to light up their faces
The age-old adage that ‘good things come in small packages’ feels all the truer when the stocking is hung expectantly on the mantlepiece. Our new stockings are made from hand block-printed material and can be embroidered with the owner’s initials for a personal touch.
Shop consciously, tread lightly
Our Christmas edits have been curated with people and planet in mind, taking inspiration from from nature to design gifts that can be given and received with peace, love, and light.