We at bjournal love Etsy, and have to resist spending our office hours sharing our coolest finds. To stop this from happening, we came up with a way of being able to scroll through Etsy and work at the same time, and that was by finding the ten quirkiest Brighton themed items you have to have if you love Brighton. From shower curtains to cufflinks, these items are the most unusual items that show your love for your favourite city.
A Memo Pad: Based in a studio in Brighton, MarthaMitchell Design has created memo pads with intricate illustrations of all things related to Brighton and Hove. Coming in a variety of colours, the Brighton themed memo pad is a great way to remember all the things you love about being out and about in Brighton…whilst your stuck inside writing memos. You can buy the green one shown here
Hove, Actually art print/card: The perfect gift for that one person who always tells you they live in ‘Hove, actually’ and can either be ordered as a card or as an art print, and is not only great for a gift, but for Hove residents who keep having to correct people that they don’t live in Brighton, they live in Hove, actually. You can buy it here
Royal Pavilion Cufflinks: These gorgeous cufflinks would be a perfect gift for any Brighton lover and would be a great way to make a suit stand out from the rest. The intricate design is done with a ball point pen in a Brighton based studio and its beautiful design highlights the beauty of the Pavilion. You can order the cufflinks here.
Falmer Stadium co-ordinates: Perfect for any Brighton and Hove Albion supporter, the coordinates of Falmer stadium is a subtle and classy print that would look great in any Albion fans home. It’s unique and fun and is a lovely gift for anyone that holds their beloved team close to their hearts. You can buy the print here.
Brighton pier girl’s skater skirt: The cutest of the finds, this skater skirt is wonderful for any little girl who can’t wait to get back on Brighton Pier. The skirt has an elastic waist and suspenders with a beautiful Brighton Pier print fabric. A really adorable item of clothing that your favourite little Brightonian would absolutely adore. You can buy the skirt right here.
Brighton Wheel Shower Curtain: If you wanted to Brighton-up your bathroom why not invest in a shower curtain that has the Brighton Wheel on it? It’s a cool quirky gift that will definitely be a talking point when you have guests. Although it might be on the pricier end of our top ten finds, it’s definitely the most unique! Order it here.
Brighton tea light holders: These bone china tea light holders would make a beautiful addition to any room. The intricate design puts other normal tea light holders to shame, and you’ll be wondering why you never bought them before. You can buy them in sets of three, and are the perfect way to show your love for Brighton in a subtle and unique way. Buy the sets of three here.
Brighton skyline pride mug: Wind down from yet another fantastic Pride weekend with the help of these stylish mugs. The Brighton skyline beautifully, and subtlety, wraps around the mug and slowly changes colour to match the Pride flag. It’s a great addition to any kitchen and would be the perfect present for someone who loves Brighton, hot drinks, and Pride. Buy the funky mugs here.
Brighton rock ring: Etsy is amazing for its cool and quirky themed jewellery and the Brighton themed jewellery is no different. This Brighton Rock ring is a great gift for anyone that wants a way to remember their visit to Brighton Pier…that you can’t eat before you get out the carpark. Buy the ring here.