Unique Christmas gifts for those who have everything…
The wish list includes a coffee alarm clock, playing card set and velvet slippers
Barisieur Coffee Alarm Clock
A stylish reinvention of the classic Teasmade, the Barisieur Coffee Alarm Clock brews your coffee at the optimum temperature of 94°C. You can keep milk cool in the mini fridge, and store a week’s worth of ground coffee in the drawer.
Jonathan Adler Tiger Lacquer Playing Card Set
This high-gloss, emerald lacquer box contains two standard playing card decks with the same tiger design, one in red and the other in green.
Not Just Pajama Men’s Classic Handmade Velvet Slippers
Elegant and comfortable, these slippers are entirely handmade using ethical velvet. With a high-quality leather upper pad and inner sole, they are designed to gradually mould to the shape of your feet.
Dubbed the “kitchen magician” by Oprah Winfrey, this sleek ceramic pan – with integrated spoon rest – can braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté and fry.
The Painter’s Wife Eco-Friendly Raincoat
Made using recycled polyester from plastic waste collected from oceans, fishing nets and textile fibre waste, this waterproof dog coat dries very quickly. It is inspired by fishermen’s raincoats and comes in a range of sizes, from toy poodle to Dalmatian.
Polaroid Now Keith Haring Edition
This special edition Polaroid camera is inspired by the original OneStep cameras from the 1970s, and features Haring’s artwork.
Alessi Plissé Kettle 1l
The Plissé kettle was designed by Michele De Lucchi for Alessi to have a high-fashion feel – its pleated finish inspired by plissé fabric. Made from thermoplastic resin, it is available in both black and red.
Apple AirTag with Leather Key Ring
The AirTag is an easy way to keep track of your things. Attach one to your keys and you’ll be able to locate it on the radar in the Find My app on your iPhone. The leather keyring comes in eight colours and fits snugly over the AirTag.
Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Bluetooth Waterproof Portable Speaker
The ultimate super-portable wireless bluetooth speaker, the BOOM 3 can be immersed in 1m-deep water for up to 30 minutes and its battery lasts for up to 15 hours. It provides 360° sound, and produces audio up to 90db; it is also dust-proof, shockproof and drop-proof.
Vaha X exercise class mirror
For those who have gained a taste for exercising at home, Vaha X is a mirror that has more than 100 on-demand classes pre-loaded into it, as well as a rolling timetable of live classes. Think of it as a digital boutique gym that hangs on your wall.
Lego has unveiled one of its largest-ever models: a 9,090-piece, 1:200 scale replica of the Titanic. More than 53 inches long, it is divided into separate sections which open to reveal interior spaces, including the first-class dining room, the grand central staircase and several cabins.
Beatles Collectors Box by Happy Socks
Everybody loves to get socks for Christmas, right? For music fans Happy Socks has a range of gift packs on its website that feature legendary acts such as David Bowie and Queen. Our particular favourite is this Beatles collectors box which includes six unique and colorful styles.
Brazen Botany handcrafted plants
If you find it difficult to keep house plants alive, and don’t particularly care for plastic varieties, Brazen Botany’s handcrafted tropical house plants could be the answer. Made of paper, wood and wire, they should last forever.
Smeg x Dolce & Gabbana ‘Sicily is my Love’ collection
Smeg’s Dolce & Gabbana collection of small appliances adds a touch of luxury to the home this Christmas. Celebrating both brands’ rich Mediterranean heritage, the range is wrapped in Dolce & Gabbana’s Sicilian-inspired prints. Available across Smeg’s 1950s-style kettle, citrus juicer and toaster, loved ones’ kitchens will be transformed to an Italian masterpiece.
Some dog owners don’t submit to the yearning, sad-eyed looks – and exclude their pets from the sofa. Others, by contrast, are so adoring that they give their dogs their very own furniture, like this deluxe “dog-bed settee” from designer Christopher Howe.
The Botanist Gin’s Tin Herb Planter Gift Set
The set features a 70cl bottle of The Botanist Islay Dry Gin, alongside a bespoke tin herb planter which can be retained to grow an array of herbs – perfect as a garnish for cocktails or to enhance the flavours of the gin. The set also includes a pack of rosemary seeds to inspire your green fingers, ready to create your very own kitchen herb garden.
Fender Lexus LC Stratocaster guitar
Luxury car brand Lexus and instruments company Fender have collaborated to produce the limited-edition Fender Lexus LC Stratocaster, the newest custom-built piece from principal master builder Ron Thorn. The blue finish on the “Strat” is the same as that used on an exclusive version of the Lexus LC flagship coupe. Just 100 will be made.
Aston Martin DB5 Junior
To celebrate the release of No Time To Die, Aston Martin teamed up with The Little Car Company to produce the DB5 Junior – a limited-edition replica that is two-thirds the size of the original. Intended for adults and children, it is kitted out with gadgets, including headlight-mounted Gatling guns with imitation barrel flashes.
Symfonisk picture frame with Wi-Fi speaker
Ikea has joined forces with Sonos to create a speaker that you can hang up like a picture. With a subtle, abstract design on the front, the Symfonisk blends easily into a wall, and delivers a pin-sharp yet wonderfully smooth sound.
Klevering glass watering cans
Your watering can doesn’t have to be made of metal, let alone green plastic. Klevering’s two-toned glass cans are decorative as well as functional. Available in yellow, green and blue, they have long spouts for easy pouring and hold a litre of water.
Senstroke virtual drum-set
Learning to play the drums can be a noisy affair involving bulky kit. But with Senstroke, you can drum silently on any surface and listen to convincing drum beats via Bluetooth-connected headphones.
Broste Copenhagen Nordic Sand Afternoon Tea Set
This afternoon tea set, created from quality stoneware, is inspired by the beautiful beaches of Scandinavia. The set includes a teapot, jug, mini footed dish, two lunch plates, two cup and sauces, two teaspoons and a sugar pot.
Naim for Bentley Mu-So Special Edition speaker
Ideal for entertaining during the festive season, this home sound system from The Bentley Collection can play Christmas hits and party tunes streaming from your digital music collection, internet radio or any other music streaming service. It has playback from all devices with Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Deezer and Google Play Music.
Leafage DIY Terrarium Kits
Leafage’s hand-crafted terrarium kits have been designed so anyone can create a self-sustained miniature garden at home. Ideal for city dwellers or for plant and craft lovers looking to learn new skills, the kits are a unique Christmas gift.
Silver Mushroom Label Rustic Wooden Ladder with Wire Baskets
This beautiful rustic storage ladder features a stunning contrast of natural wood and industrial metal. It has five removable iron storage baskets and is the perfect addition to any home.
Bulldog Original Glass Razor
Designed for environmentally-conscious shavers, Bulldog’s Original Glass Razor is made using 70% recycled glass from durable beer bottles, and comes with a recyclable metal stand and plastic-free packaging.
Ohmie orange peel lamp
Ohmie’s biodegradable Orange Lamp is 3D-printed on demand using the peel of Sicilian oranges – material its creators insist is sturdy enough for the job. It is dimmable, and owing to the “toasting” process, it smells a bit like orange cookies.
DeliVita Pizza Oven
If you have a big budget, this wood-fired oven is the closest you will get to an authentic restaurant one. It looks amazing; you can set it on any surface; and it delivers outstanding results – but you will have to learn how to use it. Christmas pizza anyone?
LIFT eFoil electric hydrofoil surfboard
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s flag-waving Fourth of July surfing video was widely mocked, yet it didn’t dim the LIFT eFoil’s desirability. The electric hydrofoil surfboard allows riders to hover a few feet above the waves at speeds of 25mph – and wave a flag while doing so.
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