Gift inspiration

Gift inspiration

Alice & Astrid are delighted to bring you the feel from our boutique, previously based in Notting Hill, London popular with locals, celebrities and stylists.  We are adding to our online store an offering of hand selected and complimentary gifts including our own candles and accessories.

Alice & Astrid's philosophy is about taking time out of our busy lives to enjoy more intimate moments, unwinding, slowing down and the appreciation of natural and fine materials and how these can make you feel, working with our senses to create calm and uplifting experiences.

Ephemeral scent- Restore, soy wax candle

Hand made in North Yorkshire, using the best raw materials, natural soy wax, coupled with the perfect mix of 100% pure essential oils.  Personally hand blended, Restore is a gorgeous blend of lavender, geranium, palmarosa and sweet orange to calm and restore mind, body and soul.

The therapeutic benefits of essential oils have been well documented over the centuries, not only do they beautiful smell but provide an aromatherapeutic experience; to calm, to destress or to energise and revive, bringing a wealth of mind & body benefits targeting mood, cognitive, psychological or physical well-being.


Alice & Astrid luxury soy wax candle gift


Precious thoughts- Hand marbled note books

Taking time out to make note of your thoughts, inspirations and dreams is something to be treasured, away from your screen, by your own hand. With this in mind and in heralding a return to quality workmanship and bringing the joy of owning something truly special, we are offering these unique note books bound in original hand-marbled paper available in gorgeous colour combinations inspired by nature.

Mar Mor marbled note book hand made in England


Paper marbling is an old and beautiful technique modernised through the use of contemporary colour combinations and graphic foiled accents. Every marbled paper is different, so each book made from them is a unique piece.

Water the essence of life- Carafe set

Selected as a complement to our nightwear, with the balance of it's timeless appeal this beautiful glassware, ideal for your bedside table or guest room, inspired by 19th century and early 20th century English designs, can perfectly complement other modern home ware. The glass wear is decorated with a variety of classic patterns, from engraved stars and ferns, to delicate oval cut bands.


crystal carafe and glass set

Each carafe and glass has been hand-blown and hand-engraved. The carafe sets are made from fine crystal glass, dishwasher safe.

Perfect ideas for a treat for yourself or a gift for a special person available to buy online