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Tess Montgomery

Tess Montgomery,
model and blogger.

8 years ago, Tess Montgomery packed her bags and moved from Stockholm to London to work as a model and enjoy all that the big city has to offer in shopping, nightlife and pulse. With her interest in beautiful things, whether it's fashion, design or interiors, Tess has created and built up a popular blog on the Swedish online magazine Stureplan.se, where her readers can follow her exciting life in the English capital.

Tess Montgomery
(Photo: David Sessions)

Gifts of the season!

Weddings, christenings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, Christmas...

There are so many different occasions to celebrate and right now is prime season for graduating students, couples who are tying the knot and anniversaries.

Not only does this result in a lot of parties to attend, but there are also quite a few gifts to be bought. Personally I love to give gifts and everything from trying to find the perfect thing to give, to seeing the recipients happy face when they open it, makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

My youngest sister just graduated from high school and in Sweden it is a very big occasion in a young person?s life. (I can't believe she is grown up now, it makes me feel like a proper old lady!) I flew in to Stockholm to celebrate with her and with my other very clever sister Isabelle, who just graduated from Dental Hygienist University, so I got the chance to celebrate with the both of them.

Essence Red Wine Glass Classic Silver Ear Studs, Feathers

This was the perfect opportunity for me to spoil them with some nice gifts. Marina still lives at home; she is a very social young lady and also works a bit as a bartender. So I got her 4 red wine glasses from the beautifully designed "Essence" range from Ittala. Something to start collecting for her future home or to use when she has the girls over for dinner at my parents house.

Isabelle already has her own flat and is pretty sorted for home stuff, so I gave her a tiny pair of gorgeous leaf shaped earrings from Thomas Sabo. They are discreet enough for her to wear to her new job, but nice enough to count as an everyday luxury.

They both loved their gifts and I felt like the best sister ever.

The cherry on top was to sit at breakfast and have my morning coffee out of the stunning mint green "Swedish Grace" mugs from Rörstrand my step mum bought with her gift card I gave her for Christmas. Yay! I'm the master of gift giving!

You can find these three gifts and many more here at RoyalDesign.



Koppel 418 Watch

A sleek and stylish wrist watch that is perfect to wear every day! Make someone happy and give it away as a gift or treat yourself to a little bit of luxury in your everyday life with this stylish watch.

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Princess Christening Spoon, Silver

A beautiful christening gift that gives a memory for life. The christening spoon comes with a beautiful pattern and a stylish design that gives it a timeless look which makes it a great christening gift to the newborn girl.

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Essence Red Wine Glass

With Essence red wine glass you will enjoy a nice glass of red wine in the best way possible. With its sleek design the glass gives you a perfect taste experience.

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Swedish Grace Large Mug, Meadow

Create a simple and elegant environment around your breakfast or dinner table with this stylish mug Swedish Grace. Complete your table setting with the other products from the same series and get a complete table setting.

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Deal of the Week

Starter Set - G9, G2, GS11

Reg. price £240 Now £185

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Tess Montgomery

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Tess Montgomery, model and blogger, writes about beautiful things in fashion, design, jewellery and interiors!

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