HIGHLY COMMENDED: Online Retailer
Hedgehog is a toy shop with a difference, and deliberately so. Following the birth of her two children, founder Teresa Roviras began curating a collection of toys that reflected her children’s mixed heritage; she soon realised there was a gap in the market for toys with an international appeal, and Hedgehog was born. Today, the sleek and simple site is an online treasure trove of gifts, toys, games, stationary, interiors and clothing (for adults as well as children – the judges coveted the Breton tops) from around the world: Russian babushka dolls sit side-by-side with flamenco outfits and African masks, making it a one-stop shop for everything from stocking fillers to toys your little ones will cherish for life. Pay Hedgehog a visit before the Christmas – your children will thank you for it.