Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, Decemberistan is still a thing. Festivities abound - weddings, parties, get-togethers and a general air of joy in the city. And if you are looking to give gifts, then we have picked out a selection of the cutest, sweetest small businesses you can support this festive season AND be the most sought after gift-er of the season.
Ruby and Diamond Polki Ring by Beads Desired
This particular piece was certainly love at first sight for us. The Burmese Ruby and Diamond Polki setting come together to make the accessory for the season.
Large Studs with Golden Pearls by Glamourzhub
Glamourzhub is our go to for the prettiest, yet most affordable jewelry. These large round studs with tiny golden pearls are the perfect accessory to take you from day to night in the festive season.
Coconut Bowls by Mags
These handcrafted bowls are actually made out of coconut shells and can be used for decorative purposes and for serving food as well! Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, they are 100% eco-friendly.
Rose Petal Candles by Moam
We have a special weakness for scented candles, but these really caught our attention. There's actual pressed rose petals within the candle and it is scented with gardenia. Bliss!
Tokri Bags by Tmugs.pk
Not only are these bags eco-friendly, they are right on point with the feel of the season - making for a great gift in themselves. But even better when filled with gifts!
Crotcheted Accessories by Lush Plush by H
Crotcheted details is predicted to be hottest trend of Spring 2022. Get a head start and make some purchases now!
Support a Cause with Kiran Foundation
Not only does Kiran Foundation do wonderful work for the community, their artisan moms make super cute accessories, home decor items and other knick knacks.
Natural Dye Fabric by Sindh Saqafat
To be honest, we will never get tired of this signature Sindhi block printed fabric. It is by far the coolest 'kapra' anywhere! Stock up now for the summer.
Drama Queen Twisted Turbie by Family Circus
Everyone's got a drama queen in their life - this hair drying turban is the perfect gift for her!
Art Supplies from Paperoom
If your friend list includes art buffs like myself then will definitely appreciate a colouring book and some vivid colored markers and pens to get them through the season.
Lip and Cheek Tint by Seen Meem
Ngl, their lip and cheek tint is always in my handbag for a quick touch up and to keep my lips from cracking in the winter air. Their handmade, all natural products are a great bargain too!
Waterproof Bed Sheets by The Happy Shop
Looking to gift to a young family? Trust me, waterproof bed sheets are the best defense against active toddlers.
Handpainted home decor by Mahnoor's Magic Mirror
So delighted to discover that the art of glass and mirror painting is well and alive. Love this water jug!
A book signed by the author herself - Sana Pirzada
Sana Pirzada will be signing copies of her book at The Karachi Christmas Market. So if you are looking to buy a gift for a reader, there's nothing better than a book signed by the author herself.
All of the above small businesses will be showcasing their wares at The Karachi Christmas Market this Saturday at PACC from 11 am to 8 pm. It's a whole day of festivity with lots of shopping, food, activities for kids and good cheers. Make sure you are wearing a mask and have your vaccination card with you! There's also going to be Christmas Parade for the kids, so dress them in their Christmassy best and bring them over to win prizes!
Get all the details here!