looking for a gift for someone who is hard to buy for
or want to get them something truly unique, you’ll
find plenty of independent shops in Oxford brimming
with unusual gifts.
Get some karma in your life by visiting the eccentric Bead Games [map] on Cowley Road. This Aladdin’s
cave is brimming with fashion and gifts, as well as original
1970s clothes and is a big favourite with students
and teenagers keen to add original style to their garments.
Buying a peace of jewellery doesn’t have to mean
heading for the nearest catalogue shop and choosing something
that you’ve already seen on a million necks or wrists.
Places like Justice [map] are great shops to find an unusual and often unique
piece of jewellery by some of Britain’s best
designers. It’s expensive, but worth it if you want
to treat someone to an item they’ll treasure forever.
Ladies will be pleased to know that the only Agnes
B [map] outside of London can be found on High Street, Oxford.
The French designer invites you to peruse the simple
and stylish clothing line or to pick up a gift from
the selection of accessories, makeup and scent on offer.
If you have a fashion junky in your family a gift from Cult Clothing [map] will always be welcomed.
Based on Gloucester Green, this is an expensive shop but
does offer the best names from Bench and Duffer to Hooch
Children, and the young at heart, love practical jokes
and dressing up so if you’re looking for a gift
that’ll be bags of fun head to Party Mania [map] on Kingston Road, which offers a fantastic array
of novelties for every occasion.
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