Have you checked your calendar recently? Surprise! Valentine’s Day is a mere two weeks away, which means hunting for the perfect gift to woo your significant other (or BFF, brother, or self, for that matter). When giving that generic pack of boxers or aftershave just wont do, you need something that’s equal parts meaningful and one-of-a-kind just like your relationship. The Brotique is brimming with thoughtful gifts from artisans, craftsmen, and more that all have that super-special, handmade feeling. Here are ten of our favourites that you’re bound to love just as much as your other half.
Wear a pair, share a pair' - that's Jollie Goods' slogan and the idea behind all the products they sell.When you buy Jollie Goods socks from The Brotique they will help a homeless person in Edinburgh to get back on their feet by giving them same. Packaged in a recyclable tin can, Jollie’s No.1 socks are ethically sourced and stitched to make a truly thoughtful item for your loved one.
An essential for the busy gentleman with discerning tastes in music and fashion. The Goods Crew Cord Organiser gives cords a sleek look while keeping all your necessities de tangled and ready at a moment’s notice.
'For My Beardy Beloved' contains everything your fuzzy friend needs to keep his beard in tip-top shape. The kit includes a Men Rock Beard Soap (100ml), 'a little goes a long way' Men Rock Soothing Beard Balm (100ml), some Men Rock Sandalwood Styling Wax and a little beard comb for keeping the beard in shape. Really, it's everything you need to keep a beard kissable.
Showcasing the amazingly diverse, creative and vibrant energy of Scotland. #ONWARD has been funded and curated by the Instagram loving Scot Street Style community. A beautifully produced, square 300 page hardback book that will sit proudly on coffee tables and shelves across the world. For the lovers of Scotland, design and style. Featuring all the essentials for fixing your most common bike headaches. The Nutter combines all the tools you need when out riding into one simple unit. Its unique design and distinctive form turns the tool into a handle, giving you more leverage than other multi tools on the market. The tool weighs just 110g or 3.9oz.
Exclusively designed by The Brotique with YOU in mind. There are only 100 of these stunning wallets collaborating with our favourites, Bellroy. Not only is the Note Sleeve's refined design one of the most efficient wallets on the market, it has all the features of a normal wallet with quick access for your frequent cards, longer term storage with pull tab access and a full size bill section with coin pocket integration. It's everything a wallet could be and more.
With exponentially more power, Sanctuary4 has been completely reengineered with a 4-amp charger to give you enough juice to quickly charge up to four devices at once. The angle-adjustable tablet stand was designed to work with all tablets, yet remain as minimal and discreet as possible to keep the design clean and simple. Form 2i is an ultra-light and stylish on-ear headphone with an impressive and honest stereo sound, made for Urban Creative Professionals. Part of the permanent collection at Museum of Modern Art in New York and widely recognized as a truly iconic piece of design. Features a microphone and a remote control.
Taking a timeless frame and adding a twist, the Ledbury by Finlay & Co provides a distinctive style for the sophisticated wearer. Building on the definitive shape made famous in the late 1950s, these wooden sunglasses are designed to take the idea of a classic and make it accessible to the modern generation.
Classic design for the classic lady or gentleman. With a brushed stainless steel case
Italian tan leather strap with embossing on the underside. Perfect for those looking for everlasting style.
Want to see what else we have on offer? We at The Brotique are passionate about locating interesting brands from around the world, bringing you the very best in independent products. From grooming to gadgets, literature to lifestyle, we handpick every product that graces our shelves and online store. Fancy a look around? Head to our store on 39 Queen Street, Edinburgh, for an up close and personal look. You ain't seen another menstore like it and that's a promise.