We’ve trawled our favourite Instagram feeds and makers markets to bring you this year’s homegrown gift guide, packed with presents for friends and family from small businesses here in the UAE.

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01. Personalised tote bag, Dhs649, Victims of the Desert, victimsofthedesert.com

02. Bespoke perfume oil, POA, Wallace & Co, wallaceand.co

03. Branded brass necklace, Dhs220, One Good Thing, one-goodthing.com

04. Chloe embroidered cover-up, Dhs1083, Phemke, phemke.com

05. Dolce Vita black stud sandals, Dhs285, With My Sands, withmysands.com

06. Marisa vegan leather handbag, Dhs386, LokaLoka, lokalokaboutique.com


08. Modernist handcrafted leather belt, Dhs500, Awling, awling.com

09. Palm tree cufflinks, Dhs150, Janys De, janysde.littlemajlis.com

10. Fire Hose Washbag, from Dhs295, One Good Thing, one-goodthing.com

11. Kinabalu watch, Dhs450, Wild Wood, wildwoodme.com

12. LTSN Speaker, Dhs365, One Good Thing, one-goodthing.com

13. Arash camel leather bag and wallets, from Dhs157.50 to Dhs945, Alserkal Cultural Foundation, alserkalculturalfoundation.com

14. 2019 Calendar, Dhs79, Highlife, highlife-dubai.com


15. Wooden alphabet blocks, Dhs215, Elli Junior, ellijunior.com

16. Play’n’Pack, Dhs125, OlliElla, ecosouk.me

17. Wooden Wobbel board, from Dhs520, Eco Souk, ecosouk.me

18. Personalised posters, Dhs99, Elli Junior, ellijunior.com

19. Blue wooden guitar, Dhs199, Elli Junior, ellijunior.com

20. Pull-along wooden train, Dhs245, The Bowery Company, thebowerycompany.com


21. Vegan rose chocolate, Dhs159, Caho, cahochocolate.com

22. Culinary Magic of the Emirates by Alexandra von Hahn, Dhs165, Books Arabia, booksarabia.com

23. Gourmet hamper, Dhs345, The Lime Tree Cafe, thelimetreecafe.com

24. Coffee drip stand, Dhs495, The Bowery Company, thebowerycompany.com

25. Mud large pebble bowl, Dhs750, and brass salad servers, Dhs260, Georges of Dubai, georgesofdubai.com