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The C&TH Christmas Gift Guide 2018


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The C&TH Christmas Gift Guide 2018

The ultimate Christmas gift guide that will leave you spoilt for choice...

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It’s time to start looking for the perfect Christmas presents for 2018! Stock up for the festive season with our ultimate Christmas gift guide. If the thought of Christmas shopping and all its added stresses gives you heart palpitations, fear not, this guide will be your saving grace. With our pick of the best gifts for men, women, kids (and even the best Christmas gifts for dads – who are notoriously hard to buy for) you’re sure to be popular come December 25th. After reading this you will no longer have to trawl through heaving shops and endless websites in search for the perfect gift. With ideas for all the family plus secret Santa ideas and fun stocking fillers, there’s something for everyone.

     

Whether you’re into indie, rap or country, we’ve picked the perfect song-inspired gifts to keep you rocking around the Christmas tree…

Women: Town

For the gorgeously glam:

West-End-Girls

FERN FANS Polka fan, £80. fernfans.com | PALA EYEWEAR Farai sunglasses, £75. palaeyewear.com | GANNI Julliard mohair pullover, £350. ganni.com | PAPER LONDON Kelly trousers, £265. paperlondon.com | MERVE BAYINDIR Purist cap, £150. mervebayindir.com | BALENCIAGA Triple S Sneaker, £615. harrods.com | BELLA FREUD 1970 sparkle roll neck, £320. selfridges.com | MULBERRY Mini Seaton bag, £995. mulberry.com | MAJE belt, £69. maje.com | VILSHENKO Sofia velvet cape, £1,100. vilshenko.com | CHLOE GOSSELIN Marlene ankle boots, £725. farfetch.com | MARNI Monile bag, £3.140. marni.com | DIANE VON FURSTENBERG silk crepe de chine jumpsuit, £540. net-a-porter.com | ETTINGER ziparound purse, £450. ettinger.co.uk

     

Christmas gifts for women 2018

HOBBS Ada Boots, £225 | GARRARD Fanfare Bangle, £POA, Garrard | TOM FORD Boys & Girls 50 Piece Set, tomford.com | Electra Blue Topaz Earrings by EMILY MORTIMER Jewellery, £195 emilymortimer.co.uk | REN Peaceful Sleep Night Care Gift Set, £20 renskincare.com | BARBOUR Robin Fairisle Socks, £12.95 barbour.com | WOLF & WHISTLE X Charlotte Mckinney Harley Lace & Mesh Body, £45 wolfandwhistle.co.uk | IRIS & INK Alice double-breasted satin-trimmed velvet blazer, £195 theoutnet.com | ANYA HINDMARCH Eyes mini shearling shoulder bag, £497 theoutnet.com | PENELOPE CHILVERS Bespoke Slippers, £348 penelopechilvers.com | VICKISARGE Frida Kahlo inspired earrings, £270, 38 Elizabeth Street and vickisarge.com

Women: Country

For bucolic babes:

Women country

 

SHRIMPS Lyra coat, £625. shrimps.co.uk | SABINA SAVAGE The Cougar & Serpent scarf, £255. williamandson.com | BAUM UND PFERDGARTEN Meredith shirt, £299. baumundpferdgarten.com | ASPINAL OF LONDON Ella Hobo bag, £450. aspinaloflondon.com | TROY LONDON suede gilet, £480. troylondon.com | PANTHERELLA monogrammed cashmere socks, £40. pantherella.com | JOHNSTONS OF ELGIN Tissue Cashmere dress, POA. johnstonsofelgin.com | HUNTER Play Short boots, £75. hunterboots.com | MILLER HARRIS Rose Silence scent wrapped in silk scarf, £115. millerharris.com | HOLLAND & HOLLAND Leather skirt, £3,500. hollandandholland.com | DUBARRY Monaghan boot, £249. dubarryboots.com | DOROTHEE SCHUMACHER Fluffy touch coat, £1,150. dorothee-schumacher.com | MADELEINE THOMPSON cashmere lounge pants, £295. madeleine-thompson.com | SISTER AND CO Instant Moisture Mist, £12. sisterandcoskinfood.co.uk

Jewellery

Frost yourselves! This Christmas give the gift of sparkles to loved ones (or simply treat yourself!):

Jewellery

NOOR FARES Wing Earrings, £2,965, noorfares.com | MESSIKA BY GIGI HADID bracelet, £1,700. selfridges.com | BOODLES Orchard ring, £3,500. boodles.com | CARTIER Ecrou de Cartier ring, £1,890. cartier.co.uk | ASSNOUSHKA Mythology conker charm, £3,500. annoushka.com | WILLIAM AND SON The London Collection earrings, £14,190. williamandson.com | MAGDA BUTRYM Narcissus earrings, £377. magdabutrym.com | CASSANDRA GOAD diamond letter pendant, £935. cassandragoad.com | ELIZABETH GAGE bead necklace with kri-kri pendant, £13,800. elizabeth-gage.com | KIKI MCDONOUGH Juno ring, £1,300. kiki.co.uk | MONICA VINADER Alta Capture bracelet, £295. monicavinader.com | SENECA JEWELRY Talis cuffs, from $3,995. senecajewelry.com | TESSA PACKARD Paloma earrings, £315. tessapackard.com | KOHINOOR diamond and precious stone elephant earrings, £10,800. kohinoorjewellers.com

See some gorgeous jewellery gifts by Garrard

Men: Town

For slick willies:

Men town

 

GLOBE TROTTER Toscana trolley case, £1,260. globe-trotter.com | LINLEY St Paul’s Skyline skateboard, £750. davidlinley.com | LE LABO beard oil, £45. liberty.com | OLIVER BROWN double-breasted smoking jacket, £495. oliverbrown.org.uk | D R HARRIS sandalwood cologne, £42. drharris.co.uk | TURNBULL AND ASSER The Artist Collection silk square, £75. turnbullandasser.com | DOM REBEL Bowie Tee, £150. selfridges.com |JONATHAN ADLER Les Girls square tray, £38. uk.jonathanadler.com  | BOLIN WEBB R1 Prestige 24k gold razor and stand, £300. bolinwebb.com | COWSHED Bullocks washbag, £28. cowshed.com  | ALICE MADE THIS Brass Bacchus Buffed signet ring, £150. alicemadethis.com  | NOBLE MACMILLAN luxury travel valet, £150. noblemacmillan.com  | HACKETT No.1 crew neck, £195. hackett.com/gb  | FAVOURBROOK velvet Nehru Sackville jacket, £440. favourbrook.com

 

Men: Country

For country types:

men-country

OTTOMAN SILKS silk gilet, £499. ottomansilks.com  | TUDOR Black Bay Bronze, £2,860. harrods.com | DAKS scarf (10 per cent of the price goes to The Big Issue charity), £225. daks.com  | BENTLEY & SKINNER carved crystal intaglio cufflinks, £5,950. bentley-skinner.co.uk  | HAMMOCK BRACKISH bow tie, £189.95. oxfordshirt.co.uk  | WOHNGEIST Swiss tool set, £2,750. conranshop.co.uk | PEREGRINE CLOTHING waffle crew jumper, £95. peregrineclothing.co.uk  | FLORIS LONDON fragrance travel collection, £75. florislondon.com  | RAMPLEY AND CO handrolled wool-cashmere tie, £135. rampleyandco.com | FAIRFAX AND FAVOR desert boots, £195. fairfaxandfavor.com ENGLANA Rupert boot bag, £1,600. englana.com | NEW AND LINGWOOD Hockcliff tartan trousers, £350. newandlingwood.com MONTBLANC Meisterstück Great Masters James Purdey & Sons fountain pen, £2,615. montblanc.com  | PICKETT leather gloves, £245. pickett.co.uk

Technology

For tech nerds:

technology

MASTER & DYNAMIC MW07 True Wireless earphones, £279. masterdynamic.co.uk  | STOW LONDON First Class tech case, £350. stowlondon.co.uk | B&O PLAY Beolit 15 Bluetooth speaker, £379. beoplay.com  SAGE Oracle fully automatic bean-to-cup coffee machine, £1,999. johnlewis.com  ESTELON Lynx intelligent speakers, £35,000. estelon.com | RUARK AUDIOR 1 DAB Bluetooth digital radio, £220. ruarkaudio.com  | LEICAQ Globe-Trotter camera and case, £5,400. uk.leica-camera.com  | POLAROID OneStep+ instant camera and app, £149. polaroidoriginals.com | FITBIT IONIC X ADIDAS edition smartwatch, £330. harrods.com  CASETIFY Say My Name iPhone glitter case, £35. casetify.com  CORAVIN Model Eleven wine preservation system, £899. harrods.com  | FENDER Player series electric guitar, £549. shop.fender.com

Teenagers

For the young and young at heart:

teenagers

BIMBA Y LOLA rabbit earrings and ring set, £45. bimbaylola.com  | CAROLINE GARDNER hardback notebook, £16.50. carolinegardner.com  | BAN.DO Work It Out gym bag, £32. uk.bando.comHUSH Love jumper, £85. hush-uk.com | TALKING TABLES We Heart Unicorns patch, £7.50 for five. talkingtables.co.uk  | GARMINStar Wars fitbit, £79.99. shopdisney.co.uk | RADLEY X SANDERSON cross-body bag, £169. radley.co.uk  | HUNTER Play Short boots, £75. hunterboots.com  | NATIONAL THEATRE Applause light box, £60. shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk  POP CUTIE pink sweet ring, £14.95. harrods.com  SARA MILLER flamingo cosmetic mirror, £12. saramiller.london TIMEX Welton vintage Snoopy watch, £134.99. timex.co.uk

Girls

For lively little lovelies:

girls

 

NORDIC HOUSE decorative wall balloon, £20. nordichouse.co.uk  | MINI RODINI Spaniel dress, £45. minirodini.com | DRAGONS OF WALTON STREET doll’s house bedside table, £1,350. dragonsofwaltonstreet.com | FLYING TIGER peacock earmuffs, £4. uk.flyingtiger.com GUCCI jersey playsuit, £530. childrensalon.com | LE CHAMEAU Petit Chameau boot, £70. lechameau.com OLLI ELLA wicker stroller, £79. olliella.com | VEJA velcro trainers, £66. veja-store.com  | STEIFF Lionel lion, £16.90. steiff.com  | MY FIRST YEARS personalised Christmas Eve box, £50. my1styears.com | NOE AND ZOE princess cape, £90. libertylondon.co.uk  | DANDYDILL WAY natural bubble bath, £18.50. dandydillway.com  | HOODED OWLS hooded towel, £31. hoodedowls.co.uk | WILD & GORGEOUS embroidered dress, £135. harrods.com

Boys

For wee wild ones:

boys

 

BUG BINGO, £20. nationaltrust.org.uk  | EYE SPY: WILD WAYS ANIMALS SEE THE WORLD, £14.99. whatonearthbooks.com | EDIT 58 Ms Giraffe head wall mount, £65. edit58.com  RAJ TENT CLUB rattan rocking horse, POA. rajtentclub.com | LONDON ZOO bus print, £25. vam.ac.uk/shop  IRON MAN costume, £31. shopdisney.co.uk | MINIJAMMIES pyjamas, £24. cyberjammies.co.uk | GEORGANICS bamboo toothbrushes, £12.90. uk.buymeonce.com  | SCOOTERSAURUS 3D helmet, £32.95. micro-scooters.co.uk  EAMES elephant designed for Vitra, £179. vitra.com | VELVETEEN Henry Pea coat, £172. velveteenclothing.com  LUKE IRWIN Soldiers rug, 1.82m x 2.74m, £1,295. lukeirwin.com ASPREY rabbit leg sterling silver egg cup, £545. asprey.com  JOULES dressing gown, from £29.95. joules.com

Home

For urban design junkies:

home

 

CHISEL AND MOUSE London ‘Blue River’ Cityscape, £255. chiselandmouse.com  | SMEG X DOLCE & GABBANA kettle, £499.95. smeguk.com  | CURIOUSA & CURIOUSA Ume lantern, £1,850. curiousa.co.uk  | OKA Rander ceramic stool, £150. oka.com JO MALONE white moss & snowdrop deluxe candle, £126. jomalone.co.uk  | WEDGIE Frida Kahlo door stop, £16. shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk  | HERMÈAvalon Tangram cashmere blanket, £3,500. hermes.com  | LIGNE ROSET Togo armchair, £948. ligne-roset.com | HOUSE BABYLON Cairo core double bedlinen set, £130. housebabylon.com  FENDI chair of a thousand eyes, £70,000. harrods.com  | SELETTI Louis banana lamp, £195. libertylondon.com GAETANO PESCE vase, £122. yoox.com | FORNASETTI Sardine Rosso diffusing sphere, £355. net-a-porter.com  LINLEY Henley triangle photo frame, £375. davidlinley.com

Home gifts christmas 2018

ST DUPONT The Wand Candle Lighter, £170 st-dupont.com | LE CHAMEAU Aluminium Boot Jack, £25 lechameau.com | SMEG DCF01 drip filter coffee machine, £179, smeguk.com | BRAMWELL BROWN Weather Clock, £600 bramwellbrown.com | JO MALONE LONDON White Moss & Snowdrop Deluxe Candle, £126 jomalone.co.uk | QUAIL Large Giraffe Vase, £60, Liberty London | DOING GOODS Small Moody Lion Rug, £110, Liberty London | LOUISE MADZIA Peace Cactus Pot, £21, Liberty London

Bathroom

For the bathroom hog:

bathroom

 

BAMFORD crystal necklace, £25. bamford.com  | BEAUTIFUL BLENDS bathing petals, £10. waitrose.co.uk  | JO LOVES fig body spray, £40. joloves.com PETER REED monogrammed towels, from £6.60. peterreed.com  | LOBMEYR Persian No. 3 handpainted tumbler, £216. modaoperandi.com  | SEED TO SKIN The Bath Nectar, £88. libertylondon.co.uk  NORDIC HOUSE sauna ladle, £20. nordichouse.co.uk  | ANYA MAJ Geisha kimono, £620. anyamaj.co.uk  | VICTORIA + ALBERT BATHS Tombolo bath rack, £335. vandabaths.com  | BAOBAB COLLECTION Brussels Max 10 candle, £89. baobabcollection.com  | DR SEBAGH Deep Exfoliating Mask, £59, and Pure Vitamin C Powder Cream, £19. drsebagh.com COZE Kando bathrobe, £60. cozelinen.com AUSTIN AUSTIN Neroli & Petitgrain body soap, £16. austinaustinorganic.com

Bedroom

For the naturally nocturnal:bedroom

LUXE AND HARDY merino wool rib jumper, £190. luxeandhardy.com ZIMMERLI bra top, £125. zimmerli.com  MARC CAIN T-shirt, £95. marc-cain.com  | THE ORGANIC SHEEP cashmere hide cushion, £99. heals.co.uk  YAWN Dreamcoat, £195. loveyawn.com  | KATE SOMERVILLE de-puffing eye balm, £32. katesomerville.co.uk  | JOSEPHINE HOME ribbed cashmere throw, £2,000. josephinehome.co.uk  | OLIVIA VON HALLE Bella Ariadne, £235. oliviavonhalle.com  | CHINTI AND PARKER Mexicano sweater, £325, and lounge pants, £350. chintiandparker.com  | AESSAI Grace blanket, £385. aessai.com  | BELLA FREUD eye mask, £80. boutique1.com | NUI AMI cashmere slippers, £65. nuiami.com  | ACQUA DI PARMA Colonia scented paper, £46. harrods.com

Office

For the stationary obsessed:

office

GALISON Andy Warhol Philosophy greeting notecards, £14.99. galison.com  | PAPIER Rainbow Wave hardback notebook by Henry Holland, £19.99. papier.com  | CARAN D’ACHE Neocolor II Watersoluble, £52.99. carandache.comKATE SPADE Work & Play weekly calendar, £30. amara.com  | BELLERBY & CO globe, £1,699. harrods.com  | L’OBJET Lito letter opener, £165. l-objet.com | POLTRONA FRAU leather pots, from £96. poltronafrau.com | MINI MODERNS perpetual desk calendar, £11.99. minimoderns.com  | TSTO FOR ARTEK Outline Memo Block, £16. artek.fi  | ARTERIORS Jensen magnifying object, £360. arteriorshome.com  | SMYTHSON Bond animal rhino leather key tray, £295. smythson.com HELLA JONGERIUS FOR VITRA elephant mouse pad, £22. conranshop.co.uk  | HEX AND GINGER paper scissors, £9. hexandginger.com

Food

For die-hard foodies:

food

THE BEESWAX WRAP CO cheese pack, £20. uk.buymeonce.com  | FEN FARM DAIRY Baron Bigod raw milk cheese, £34.10. fenfarmdairy.co.uk  | DROITWICH sea truffle salt, £6.99. webbsdirect.co.uk  | H FORMAN & SON London cure smoked salmon, from £5.99. waitrose.com  | DOING GOODS Lena cheese knife set, £50. libertylondon.com | FRESCOBALDI LAUDEMIO extra virgin olive oil, £34. conranshop.com | GIUSTI RESERVE 100-year-old balsamic vinegar, £445. niquesa.com  | ALESSIT egamino egg pan, £79. alessi.com  | KC ethical caviar, £94.50 for 20g. kccaviar.co.uk | THE WOLSELEY all butter shortbread, £14.95. thewolseley.com  SAVOR & SENS gold truffle mustard, £6.95. harveynichols.com  | WILLIAM AND SON silver caviar spreader, £130. williamandson.com  | SEÑORIO DE MONTANERA hand carved jamón ibérico, £24.75. brindisa.com

Drinks

For the eternally parched:

Drinks

WINE FOLLY DELUXE by Madeleine Puckette & Justin Hammack, £25. penguin.co.uk  | SALCOMBE GIN gin, £40. salcombegin.com | RIEDEL Fire whiskey set, £135. riedel.com  CHASE DISTILLERY Great Chase trio set, £16.50. chasedistillery.com | PATRÓN Gran Patrón Platinum, £225. thewhiskyexchange.com  | BERRY BROS & RUDD coffee liqueur, £26.50. bbr.com  | FORTNUM & MASON Earl Grey pocket tin, £4.95. fortnumandmason.com  | PETERSHAM NURSERIES Bellini glasses, £36 each. petershamnurseries.com  | FLAVIAR Whiskey Club membership, £180 for a year. flaviar.com  | GEORG JENSEN Koppel crystal carafe, £1,500. georgjensen.com  | VEUVE CLICQUOT La Grande Dame Charlotte Olympia Edition 2006, £170. harrods.com  | OKA leather mini bar, £658. oka.com SELFRIDGES hot chocolate, £9.99. selfridges.com | BIALETTI espresso carousel, £37.99. johnlewis.com

For more ideas check out our food & drinks gift guide

Games

For the competitive:

games

ABBEY ROAD Yellow Submarine Monopoly, £29.99. shop.abbeyroad.com | ANDREW MARTIN Muhammad Ali print, £175. andrewmartin.com  | ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA bat and ball, £975. harrods.com | PUZZLELUX Seasonal collection subscription (daily puzzles delivered to your door for 3 months), $249 (£199). puzzlelux.com | TIFFANY Noughts and Crosses, £1,125. tiffany.co.uk | ALEXANDRA LLEWELLYN travel backgammon set, £1,400. alexandralldesign.com | TECHNOGYM medicine ball, £100. technogym.com | HERMÈrollerskates, POA. hermes.com | HUMMINGBIRD folding multispeed bike, £3,745. hummingbirdbike.com | SMYTHSON perudo, £495. smythson.com | CONNOLLY blue shagreen bridge box handmade by Elie Bleu, £2,375. connollyengland.com | BRUNELLO CUCINELLI domino set in walnut wood and steel, £830. brunellocucinelli.com/en JONATHAN ADLER Op Art dartboard, £395. uk.jonathanadler.com

The Best Christmas Hampers 2018

Garden

For those with outdoorsy pretensions:

garden

SOPHIE CONRAN cushioned swing hammock, £120. sophieconran.com  | MUCK BOOT COMPANY Emily Bond Tremont boots, £110. muckbootcompany.co.uk  | JAPAN HOUSE Bonsai by Peter Warren, £16.99. japanhouselondon.uk  | PURDEY leather cartridge bag, £695. purdey.com MUSTO Glemsford Polartec fleece gilet, £125. musto.com  | DAVID AUSTIN ROSES English rose reed diffuser, £25. davidasutinroses.co.uk  | SARAH RAVEN bird feeder, £12.95. sarahraven.com  | ROCCBOX portable wood and gas stone oven, £499. gozney.com  | HOUSE OF BRUAR whisky barrel log carriers, from £245. houseofbruar.com | THE OAK & ROPE COMPANY Welly rack, from £305. theoakandropecompany.co.uk  | NATIONAL TRUST survival kit, £18. nationaltrust.org.uk  | BRIERS gardening gloves, £12.99. rhsplants.co.uk | CRABTREE & EVELYN gardeners anti-ageing hand therapy, £13.30. crabtree-evelyn.com

Animals

For animal enthusiasts:

animals

PIPPA AND COMPANY Cliveden dog bed, from £390. pippaandcompany.co.uk  | NINA CAMPBELL owl napkin, £45. ninacampbell.com | MUNGO AND MAUD cable cashmere dog pullover, from £149.50. mungoandmaud.com   | GUCCI cat cushion, £875. harrods.com  | HOUSE OF HACKNEY cheetah bookends, £395. houseofhackney.com | ELLA JAMES silver pothanger, £6. ellajames.co.uk | RORY DOBNER cat monocle supersize tray, £75. rorydobner.com 
| VILLEROY & BOCH tealight holder, £24.90. villeroy-boch.co.uk  | CHESHIRE AND WAIN Beluga cat collar, £55. cheshireandwain.com  MEYOU PARIS the cat ball, £184. styletails.com  | DOING GOODS Looney leopard rug, £185. libertylondon.com | DEAKIN AND FRANCIS sterling silver dog cufflinks, £300. deakinandfrancis.co.uk | DAVID SHRIGLEY Lost Cat coaster, £3.50. shop.tate.org.uk

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