How To Shop Independent This Small Business Saturday

This Saturday 3rd December marks Small Business Saturday 2016, encouraging consumers to shop locally and support independent businesses. With December in full swing and Christmas fast approaching there's no better time to support small brands, so we've rounded up the best ways that you can shop independent this festive season.

Crafty Fox (craftyfoxmarket.co.uk)

Crafty Fox play host to hundreds of craftsmen and independent brands, with seasonal events taking place all across London. Whether you're on the hunt for last-minute Christmas presents or just fancy treating yourself, Crafty Fox has something that caters for even the pickiest of shoppers. The next one takes place on the 3rd & 4th of December at The Dogstar Brixton - don't miss out!

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London's Finest

Whether it's Redchurch Street in Shoreditch, Brixton Village Market or Old Street's bustling tube station, London is full of beautiful independent boutiques and small businesses. Need to re-fuel? Check out our round up of the best independent cafes in London for advice on all the best pit stops.

Shop Online

If you'd love to shop independent but don't have time to visit one of the spots listed above, fret not! The Acey, Trouva and Etsy are here to save the day. Check out Etsy for handcrafted goods, Trouva for beautiful homeware and The Acey for sustainable brands with a minimal aesthetic.