The Royal Albert Dock is not only lit beautifully this Christmas, but it is also home to many independent businesses that you can shop at this December.
From clothing, hampers to memorabilia, why not shop local this festive season and pick up the perfect gift while taking in the magical views of the stunning dock.
Lost Soles – Red Gorilla Hoodie (£65)
Popular men’s clothing brand, Lost Soles, have developed a cult following for their graphic printed t-shirts, hoodies and tracksuits. Their oversized hoodies are the must have loungewear for 2020, with the exclusive Gorilla hoodies a huge hit. Keep eyes peeled on their Instagram to find out when the dock shop and online store is being restocked so you don’t miss out.
Leather Satchel Co– Chestnut Brown and Racing Green satchel (prices start at £147)
A beautifully-made bag from the UK’s oldest satchel maker is sure to put a smile on any recipient’s face. Their chestnut brown and racing green satchel combines Christmas colours with quality leather and timeless style.
The Nest – Liverpool Christmas Hamper (£37)
Everyone loves a Christmas hamper, and what better than this Liverpool themed luxury tea-time one which is brimming with goodies. Expect 2 bone china mugs with a waterfront illustration, a 100% cotton designed tea towel, a 50g pouch of Liverpool Blend loose leaf tea and a solid milk stirrer with marshmallows by award winning local chocolate house, The Chocolate Cellar.
Liverpool Pictures – Shankly Gates, Special Limited Edition Print by Ian Fennelly (£59.99)
Championing local artists and the impressive talent of Liverpool and beyond, Liverpool Pictures is an art-lover’s haven of limited edition prints and stunning artwork. The Shankly Gates limited edition print is the perfect gift for LFC enthusiasts.
Tate Liverpool shop – Andy Warhol Memory Game (£12), Alphabet of Arts Mugs (£18)
Offering an enviable range of stylish gifts from beautiful prints to nostalgic games, the Tate shop is a haven for art and design lovers. The Andy Warhol memory game is perfect for Christmas Day fun with the family, whilst the Alphabet of Arts mugs are part of an exclusive collaboration with artist Archie Proudfoot, with every letter designed in response to an artist or movement.
Lunyalita – Padro Blanco Vermouth (£17.95)
This bottle of aromatized fortified wine has taken Spain by storm in recent years, so it’s no surprise Lunyalita has a variety of the finest vermouths available in their deli. The Padro Blanco Vermouth is in a stunning turquoise and gold bottle; a great gift for booze lovers looking to try something different.