After a year of uncertainty, now is the time we look to spreading cheer and raising the spirits of those we love most. But if you're struggling for ideas on the perfect gift for the man or woman who has everything, our guide to the best stocking fillers, indulgent home treats, and must-have gifts will guarantee that much-needed holiday cheer. Read on to explore the gifts you could be giving this year...
The CÔCO GIN butler trays celebrate both ancient artistries and extraordinary characters from history. Hand crafted in Vietnam there are four editions of the trays, each with a unique tale to tell: Kingmaker (left) is for those who believe the future lies not in our stars but in ourselves—and in peering through the keyholes to glimpse the secrets of power. Each limited edition piece goes through a meticulous process to receive two dozen layers of lacquer, followed by engraving and hand-painted gold leaf.
Nine Elms No.18 Spirit
Multi-award-winning Nine Elms No.18 is the UK's first intricately crafted non-alchoholic drink for lovers of good food. A perfect gift for those choosing not to drink or looking to moderate their alcohol intake. Listed on the drinks menus of some of London’s finest establishments, including Michelin-starred The Clove Club, it is crafted with the juice of four types of dark berry and 20 different botanicals. A satisfying alternative should you choose to turn down a tipple.
Lady Garden Foundation x Malin Darlin
This limited edition 100% cashmere jumper is a collaboration between The Lady Garden Foundation and cashmere knitwear brand, Malin Darlin, a brand that is worn by the likes of Cindy Crawford and Elle Macpherson. Created in three autumn colourways (left) all profits from the sale of this jumper go to The Lady Garden Foundation to support its work in improving women’s gynaecological health.
One Fine Dine
Treat yourself and your loved ones to at-home Michelin star-quality food with One Fine Dine’s Christmas menu. Catering to all dietary requirements, the festive menu includes three gourmet courses with a multitude of add-ons and a full drinks menu available. The company’s dedicated concierge team is on hand to personally source additional items to enhance your dining experience. Covering all areas within London and the home counties (further locations catered for upon request), One Fine Dine is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Savile Row - Alexandra Wood accessories
It can be notoriously difficult to buy for the man who has everything, but Savile Row designer Alexandra Wood has created an exclusive accessories range of scarves, socks, pocket squares and prints perfect to gift the man in your life. Hand sketched and made in the UK using the finest cotton and silk. Choose from 5 designs inspired by tennis, rugby, yachting, cycling and cars.
Gift ultimate indulgence with the exquisite new caviar collection from Mohamed Hadid. Hand selected by Mohamed, the caviar is sustainable and fully traceable. Choose from four editions - Black (Imperial), Gold (Royal Oscietra), Black Diamond (Beluga) and Sultan’s (Almas) - all produced exclusively for the brand. From each purchase 5% of the profit will go towards supporting amfAR, one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and advocacy.
Martin Miller's Gin
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year Martin Miller’s Gin has partnered with award-winning night sky photographer, Babak Tafreshi, to create the arrival of a distinctive Northern Lights-inspired, limited-edition gift box (left). Having won more gold and platinum medals than any other gin in the last 10 years this will make the perfect gift for cocktail enthusiasts and gin connoisseurs alike.
Lewis Hamilton 2015 Brake Disc Table
Spoil the F1 fan in your life with official memorabilia from Formula One®. Set within a beautifully hand-crafted solid oak tabletop is the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Lewis Hamilton carbon brake disc. Part of the MGP-W06 car as driven by Lewis Hamilton to victory in the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship. Each table comes complete with an authentic hologram.
Jessie Thomas Fine Jewellery
The perfect gift for the lady in your life, after all, diamonds are a girl's best friend! London-based Jessie Thomas is a Goldsmith and Designer who learnt her craft from her father, the celebrated Master Goldsmith, David Thomas. The Floating Diamonds and the Gilded Pearls collection (left) will add elegance to even the most casual outfit. All pieces are handmade in limited editions using ethical and sustainable practices.
The Prestat Christmas collection is guaranteed to bring joy to households globally. Its famous truffles are internationally considered an exquisite and genuine experience of the British Art of Chocolate Making. Choose from a decadent selection of chocolate gifts including, mini stockings filled with four types of truffles, cheerful Christmas tree decorations hiding inside best-selling truffles and the ultimate Santa-red Christmas Chocolate Box filled with the finest of classic English tradition.
Christmas Wine & Cheese Lovers’ Hamper
Bolney Wine Estate has released its indulgent Christmas Wine & Cheese Lovers' Hamper filled to the brim with festive picks. Inside you’ll be pleased to find Bolney’s superb Blanc de Blanc and Pinot Noir, a trio of cheeses perfectly matched to the wine, spelt crackers and toast, plus Bolney’s Bacchus chutney. Dessert includes - a half-kilo luxury Christmas pudding, cocoa-dusted almonds, mint thins and a rich 10-year aged Tawny Port. This hamper is sure to leave the lucky receiver spoilt for choice.
The Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select
This elegant single malt will make the perfect gift for those with a sweet tooth. This new addition to The Dalmore's award-winning Principal Collection offers a dram to delight throughout the festive season and beyond. On the nose, this single malt reveals fragrant caramelised orange, rich ginger and sultanas laced with honey; to taste, the dark chocolate synonymous with The Dalmore combines with, freshly crushed almonds and a dusting of cinnamon.