29th October 2018
The festive season can speed towards us like a shooting star, to help be prepared we bring you our 2018 Christmas gift buying guide, featuring the luxury must-have list to bring joy to every member of the family.
Gifts for Him
Historic Royal Places London Skyline Chess Set
A unique and modern chess set in sleek acrylic, each piece is inspired by iconic London architecture – the Shard, the Gherkin and the London Eye all feature in the set and tower above the chequered chess board.
Wilde & Harte Eltham Safety Razor
The Art Deco inspired design of the Eltham safety razor makes it both a classic and modern gift. The monogrammed base, hand polished finish and weighted handle ensure the razor looks stylish in any bathroom setting or washbag, while being functional too.
Burberry Brand-Embossed Rucksack
With an internal laptop sleeve and three external pockets, this leather-trimmed rucksack is as practical as it is smart. Resilient and functional, this gift is perfect for overnight as well as daily use.
Roja Parfums Elysium Pour Homme
Cologne is a classic gift for a loved one or relative, but Elysium offers something special. With the freshness of lemon and pink pepper in a base of smooth vanilla, this fragrance is complex and masculine, while the bottle design is chic enough for pride of place in a bathroom or dressing area.
Hermes Cape Cod GM Matte Black Leather Wrap Watch
For the man in need of a timepiece update, the Cape Cod Matte Black watch is the perfect accessory. The square stainless steel case is understated and stylish, enhanced by the ultra modern leather wrap design and subtle red edging.
Gifts for Her
Manolo Blahnik Karma Heels
These monochromatic Karma heels were inspired by the Josef Albers screenprint Pillars which features repeating parallel lines and a bright shock of colour. Thankfully the resulting footwear is infinitely more wearable than one would imagine – a versatile shoe in a goes-with-anything colourway with sophisticated day-to-night appeal.
Cartier Love 18ct White Gold Earrings
The classic screw design of the Love collection, first created in 1970, is interspersed with diamonds in these stunning earrings. The white gold earrings are the perfect way to express devotion, as a stand-alone gift or with matching items from the same range.
Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Deluxe Candle
The Pomegranate Noir scent from Jo Malone is one of the most popular, with a delightful blend of pomegranate, pink pepper and Casablanca lily. The deluxe candle makes for a lovely indulgent gift to be enjoyed by friends and family.
Harmonising Rose Salt Ritual at Corinthia ESPA Life Spa
Using warmed Himalayan rose salt stones and relaxing essential oils , the Harmonising Rose Salt Ritual delivers an indulgent scalp massage, foot massage and balancing full body massage.
La Mer Moisturising Soft Cream
Hailed by many as a skincare revelation, the Moisturising Soft Cream from La Mer may, at first glance, look unremarkable, but the sea-sourced Miracle Broth™inside the cream renews and restores, leaving a luminous glowing complexion.
Raleigh Array Low Step Navy
One of the most stylish electric bicycles, this model has five push-button modes and a range of over 100km from one charge. Designed to be excellent for both communter and leisure use, the Raleigh Array is the ideal entry-level e-bike.
Pomellato Medium Rose Gold and Diamond Iconica Ring
In trendy rose gold featuring brilliant-cut diamonds set into tiny geometric cut-out shapes, this ring from Milanese brand Pomellato’s Iconica collection is designed to be stacked, mixed and matched. A gift to treasure which would enhance any jewellery collection.
Design Your Own Fragrance
Give a loved one the chance to design their own bespoke fragrance using the finest scents in the comfort of their own home. The fragrance comes complete with a personalised luxury bottle – a unique scent creating experience.
Gifts for Kids
Hersey Silver Teddy First Tooth Box
This delightful sterling silver teddy bear box is the perfect keepsake for a first tooth or lock of hair and can be engraved with a personalised message. The most wonderful gift for a first Christmas.
Kid’s Concept Play Kitchen
Play kitchens are always a hit with children and this design from Kid’s Concept will not disappoint. It is perfect for imaginative play with a sink, clock and oven along with pots, pans and utensils. In a neutral shade with grey and wood accents, this is a lovely toy to keep out on display in a playroom.
Kid’s Concept Woolly Mammoth Rocker
The Woolly Mammoth Rocker is tactile and whimsical, just the thing for a nursery or playroom. As a playful update to a rocking horse, the mammoth has a soft furry body, rope fringe and wooden base and handles.
Stella Mccartney Kids Splat Bee Print Backpack
A striking blue and yellow design ensures this practical gift from Stella McCartney Kids is as fun as it is functional.
Bob & Blossom Tutus
Whether for a baby or toddler, Bob & Blossom Tutus are a fabulously cute accessory, featuring a large bow and exaggerated layers of chiffon frill. Ideal for dressing up, parties or day to day wear, the tutus are available in sizes from newborn to eight years.
Maileg Dancing Cat and Mouse in Shoebox
A charming gift from Danish brand Maileg, the cuddly cat and mouse are housed in a shoebox which transforms into a play bedroom, complete with dressing table, mirror, mattress and bolster cushion.
Oeuf NYC Elephant Sweater
The Elephant Sweater from Oeuf NYC is unusual and playful; a unique design that is likely to entertain both children and parents. The white, grey and yellow jumper is made in alpaca wool and is available in sizes from six months to six years.
For a stress free Christmas, please contact your lifestyle manager for all personal shopping and to secure any of the gifts in our Christmas gift guide.