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HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS STOCKING
Tuesday, 6 December 2016 11:10:25 Europe/London
Nothing says 'I forgot about you' quite like a stocking filled to the brim with chocolate and satsumas. The stocking has been part of Christmas tradition for centuries and for many, children and adults alike, it can often be the best part of Christmas morning. They say it’s better to give than to receive and shopping for stocking fillers is a chance to find fun, quirky and inexpensive gifts for your loved-one without the pressure of perfecting the main present event.
The most popular legend about why stockings are hung at Christmas claims that they began as an act of charity from good old St Nic to two impoverished sisters who had no chance of marriage because of their lack of fortune. One night, he slid down the chimney of the family’s house and filled the girls’ recently laundered stockings, which happened to be drying by the fire, with gold coins. The gold coins have since been replaced with chocolate coins and satsumas but the tradition remains.
This year, don't leave your shopping for stocking fillers until the very last minute, we’ve sourced fun and thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list, from socks to stylish notepads, and everything in between.
Luxurious bath treats are always welcome at Christmas and our Olverum Bath Oil is Pine in a bottle. How about socks, we’ve got 3 for 2 offers on many of our popular pairs on the run up to Christmas. To add the fun factor how about our quirky take on the classic Enid Blyton Tales; Five Go Gluten Free, Five on Brexit Island and Five on a Strategy Away Day. While stockings are generally filled with smaller gifts, it’s always lovely to find something special and unique; for men our beautiful Ettinger leather good are all hand crafted in England, choose from wallets, stud cases, shoe horns. For ladies we’ve got faux fur scarves from Helen Moore, cashmere gloves or candles and home fragrance by Rathbornes, the world’s oldest candle maker.
Pop into our stores or browse online WWW.ROXTONS.CO.UK for some stylish stocking inspiration. SHOP NOW