The Basement team curate this year's 'for the community, by the community' Christmas gift guide.
Packed with independent brands and creative side gigs, The Basement community is the ideal place to support independent makers and creators this gifting season. Curating a cross-section of brands and products direct from the group, we did the legwork so you don’t have to, to uncover this Christmas’ selection of #BasementApproved community products to pick-up.
Nik's ©Supreme Boxlogo Sticker Archive Book | £25
19Rings 'SILVER!' Ring | £135
Roundabout Victor Tee | £32
Community streetwear brand, Roundabout’s latest drop features a series of custom print 190gsm tees. Screen-printed by hand for a unique finish on each product, the ‘Victor’ print pays homage to the classic comic books and is printed on FairWear, OEKO-TEX, GOTS and OCS approved blanks. Available now and shipping worldwide.
Mellow Clo Glossary Tote Bag | £20
An independent clothing brand built with ramblers and outdoorsmen in mind, Mellow Clo offer up a line of shroom-inspired bags and garms. Firm favourite with The Basement team is the glossary print which helps foragers stay savvy when on the hunt for some magic. Available now on totes, tees, and hoodies and shipping worldwide.
The Weekend Studio Laser Japanese Selvedge | £85
Ellie Mercer Black Resin/Silver Ring | £330
A passion project which launched Ellie Mercer onto the brand roster’s of Matches and Très Bien, Ellie’s precious metal and resin mashups have become an accessory essential at The Basement. Each piece unique, the rings are crafted from real gold or silver inlaid with resin in a variety of colours and shapes. Available now on the Très Bien store and shipping worldwide. Alternatively, private orders can be placed with Ellie directly via email.
TypedByOlly Frank Ocean Blond Print | £15
Basement community artist @typedbyolly uses the lyrics of unforgettable records to create artworks of the covers, putting the artist’s lyricism front and centre. Offering up prints of his recreation of Frank Ocean’s Blond cover (which took more than a month to complete) Olly also takes private commissions via Instagram. A winning gift for Ocean fans, the prints are available now and shipping worldwide.
Vented London The Original Ashtray | £30
Inked Grails Custom Tie Dye Nike Sock | £12.99
Launching with a series of custom colourway tie-dye Nike socks, Inked Grails have developed their offering to include a range of streetwear silhouettes and added additional brands to their inventory. Offering unmatched scope to re-up your sneaker game with a coordinated sock, these are the dreaded Christmas sock stocking fillers like you’ve never seen them before. Available now and shipping worldwide.
Cobi Braby Limited Edition Donda Print | £29.99
Longstanding community member and inimitable visual artist, Cobi Braby’s latest print does everything you wish the DONDA artwork had done and more. Limited to a run of 40, the print features Cobi’s iteration of Kanye’s iconic listening party Balenciaga look. Available now and shipping worldwide.
Surrealism Habituary Rare 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Poster | £60
Archivists to the core, Surrealism Habituary offer a carefully curated range of vintage film posters from their original cinematic releases. A favourite with The Basement team is the ultra-rare one-sheet of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre campaign, but the extensive catalogue is sure to offer something for any movie lover. Available now and shipping worldwide.
SneakerPlanters 3D Printed AJ1 Planter | £44.99
Beaded Babe Earth Phone Charm | £10
PBY.OJS - LDN Print Jeans | £85
TeefMachine x Bazanetti 9K Gold Pinky Ring | £395
A serious piece of metal, the TeefMachine x Bazanetti collaboration sees the streetwear label’s graffiti motif cast in 9K solid gold. Made to order in custom sizes, and each finished and hall-marked in London, this is 10 grams of steez. Available now and shipping worldwide.
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