Let It Snow

Xmas Wish List – Irish designer Robyn Lynch shares her favourite stocking stuffers
By Bailey Slater | Fashion | 19 December 2021

Now that Mariah Carey and Wham! are battling out on the airwaves, it’s safe to say Christmas is well and truly on its way: chugging into Platform 25 at full speed, dodging Covid variants like a slalom skier. What with all the chaos, you can be excused for being ill-prepared, so we’ve taken it upon ourselves to help out the inspirationally-barren shoppers among us by calling on some of our favourite tastemakers to share what they’re expecting in their stockings this Holiday season.

Kicking off the festivities is Irish sportswear designer Robyn Lynch, whose list of winter essentials includes offerings from Hackney-based candle co.’s to florists in Peckham. We certainly wouldn’t mind the Palace dog-collar Lynch has popped under the tree for her own canine, and what would a wishlist be without a little bit of self-promotion? Not one we’d want to read, that’s for sure…


EARL of East Atlas Cedar Soy Wax Candle 500ML
“My old Intern Lily gifted me this candle on her last day of placement and I’ve been addicted ever since. They also have a store around the corner from the studio in Hackney so it’s very convenient!”

What Artists Wear – Charlie Porter
“This book by the amazing Charlie Porter is perfect for everyone whether you have a deep knowledge of fashion and art or none whatsoever!! It’s perfect for everyone.”

Columbia Waterproof Ski Gloves
“I never leave the house without my Columbia gloves, even though they are ski gloves the mini clips are so handy to attach to your bag or jacket so they don’t get lost in everyday life.”

Queens Of Pain – Isabel Best
“When I was working with Rapha on previous projects I would love to visit their library. They have the most amazing book collection at their HQ in London. They sell some of these books on their website and are great for visual research as well as being informative.”

Protest. Dublin City 1989–1993 – Wally Cassidy
“Cafe Royal Books is one of my favourite sites for inspiration and research! They group the collections in countries, you can buy one particular book or a collection. Really beautiful tiny little picture books.”

Sage Flowers Pink Arrangement
“Turning up to any party with a beautiful bunch of flowers from Sage is always a good idea!”

Robyn Lynch Columbia Cloud Bucket Hat
“Little self-plug but our bucket hats are super warm and constructed from offcuts and recycled nylons made from Seaqual fabric which is recycled plastic ocean waste – I don’t leave home without mine, The elastic strap keeps it locked to your head in the wind too!”

NTS Don’t Assume Bauble
“Very cute, no?”

omdo STUDIOS Andrew Nuding 03 Tee
A multidisciplinary design studio based in London with made to order garments. My favourite is the black hoodie with work by Irish photographer Andrew Nuding.”

Palace Metalico Dog Collar
“This is what I’m getting for my dog this year so I had to include it!”

Find Robyn Lynch on Instagram and on her webstore.

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