We’re also giving one lucky winner the chance to win a fantastic Fortnum & Mason Hamper worth £175. The winner will be chosen at random and notified via email at close of our giveaway on 15th December. All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the page. Plan well, gift happy – be lucky.
The GSI Luxury Christmas Gift Guide
Gifts for her:
The Chain Pouch gathered leather clutch bag
Bottega Veneta – £2,645
This season, Bottega Veneta’s Daniel Lee has added a chunky chain strap to the already iconic ‘Pouch’ bag. Made in Italy from supple leather, it’s artfully gathered and securely fastens with a magnetic closure at the top.
Age of Innocence 14-karat gold, pearl and garnet ring
Anissa Kermiche – £455
Ready to shine? Taking its name from the notoriously romantic Edith Wharton novel, this ‘Age of Innocence’ ring from Anissa Kermiche boasts all the delicate class of the book with its 14kt gold construction and pearl and garnet embellishments. Features a slip-on style, a central garnet embellishment and pearl embellishments.
Firn Faux Fur Throw Blanket
UGG – £258.00
Nothing says “queenly decor” quite like having a room that’s draped in decadent (faux) furs. Cuddle up on chilly nights in a sumptuous throw blanket made with a plush, faux-fur face and sleek micromink reverse.
Thé Noir 29 Eau de Parfum
Le Labo – £189
Le Labo’s ‘Thé Noir 29’ Eau de Parfum was made in collaboration with Frank Voelkl, who’s celebrated for his soulful fragrances. Conjuring the nostalgic, subtle aroma of Black Tea, it unfurls with fresh Bergamot, Fig and Bay Leaves while warm Cedar and Musk notes round out the base.
Stripe scarf in mohair and wool
Loewe – £175
Brighten up gray days with this cozy striped scarf from LOEWE, in earthy green, blue and red shades. Made from a tactile blend of brushed mohair and wool, it’s finished with tassel detailing and topped with a leather plaque that showcases the label’s moniker.
Shimmer Jasmine Candle
Zaha Hadid Design – £89
Zaha Hadid’s Shimmer design manipulates light and form in order to enhance the experience of lighting candles. Thick, subtly toned glass rises to a hexagonal peak, offering a multitude of angles and facets to be brought to life by the flame within – it’s as much a visual experience as an olfactory one. The Jasmine fragrance opens with citrus and floral notes before descending into a rich base of cedar, musk and sandalwood.
Gifts for him:
Cable-Knit Mélange Baby Cashmere Scarf
Loro Piana – £1,350
Loro Piana says that anyone who experiences its baby cashmere will immediately appreciate how lightweight and soft it is. Made in Italy from the highly prized fibre, this scarf is cable-knitted in a neutral beige hue that’s easy to match to most jackets.
Approach® Z82 laser range finder
Garmin – £579.99
The Approach Z82 laser range finder with GPS gives you the most accurate reading on the market within 10 inches of the flag. More than 41,000 preloaded courses mean that it’ll have the one you play — and thousands of others.
Henning Koppel Wall Clock
Georg Jensen – £350
Modern, minimalist and stylishly sleek, the Henning Koppel Wall Clock oozes scandi chic. Truely timeless in appearance, the clock design is based around the original Henning Koppel Wall Clock from 1978, offering an enduring accent that will transition well.
Hyde Park Zip-Around Leather Watch Box
Rapport London – £275
Rapport London’s supple leather box will hold two watches inside its padded suede interior, and it’s compact enough to tuck into your carry-on luggage.
Aventus eau de parfum
Creed – £195
Inspired by the dramatic life of a historic emperor, the scent opens with top notes of blackcurrant, pineapple, apple (of the Calville Blanc variety) and bergamot and is crafted with a heart of peppery rose, birch, jasmine and patchouli. As for the base? That’ll be filled with oakmoss, ambergris and vanilla.
Logo-print stainless steel water bottle
Prada – £50
What’s cooler than saving the planet? As part of Project Earth, Prada is launching with pieces like this water bottle. Crafted from stainless steel (meaning you can keep your drinks icy cold or piping hot) so you can reuse it endlessly, it’s stamped with the Italian label’s moniker and fitted with a detachable carabiner clip. Now there’s no excuse not to get your 2L a day.
Gifts for Them:
Barista Touch Barista Quality Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine
Sage – £999
Go from bean to cup faster than ever before with the Barista Touch™ Coffee Machine from Sage. The smart touchscreen lets you easily adjust the coffee strength, milk texture or temperature to suit your taste. You can then save it with your own unique name and create up to 8 personalised coffees. Thanks to the auto steam wand, you can adjust the milk temperature and texture as you like it, delivering barista quality micro-foam that enhances flavour and lets you create latté art.
La Grande Dame 2012 x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition
Veuve Cliquot – £160
There’s a special story behind La Grande Dame that only Veuve Clicquot can tell so well in champagne. Christened in tribute of Madame Clicquot herself, it reflects on the excellence of the pinot noir grapes sourced mainly from the Grands Crus and the House’s historic plots. This 2012 Brut case and bottle is designed by Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama: note the polka-dot décor, her signature style reworked like champagne bubbles. Didier Mariotti, the house’s Cellar Master, describes it as “playful, lively, laughing.” We’ll drink to that.
Stagg EKG Electric Pour Over Kettle
Fellow – £149.00
Getting the water temperature just right for pour-over coffee is easy with this 3.8-cup kettle with variable temperature control and a precision-pour spout. The exquisitely balanced, minimalist design features a base that displays real-time temperature and heating progress.
Milk chocolate sea salt caramel truffles
Charbonnel et Walker – £27
Can anyone ever have too much of a good thing? Definitely not when it comes to chocolate say Charbonnel et Walker. The brand is known for it’s milk chocolate truffles, and this time it’s a less boozy, more sticky salted caramel that you’ll find when you bite into these. They’re coated in creamy milk chocolate with a dusting of icing sugar on top – watch out for the runny centres. We warn you – they’re difficult to share.
Gold Banana Candle Holder
Graham & Green – £16.95
Crafted from resin with a metallic gold finish, this quirky banana candle holder will add a playful element to any interior space.
The Fortnum’s Classic Christmas Hamper
Fortnum & Mason – £175
The perennially popular Classic Christmas Hamper presents everything one wants and needs for the big day. Expect fanfares as the lid is lifted to reveal sparkling and still tipples, rich and delicious puddings, utterly buttery biscuits and the sweetest of jars.
Gifts for children:
Segway – £699
One for the older children, Segway’s Kickscooter E22E is just as lightweight and sleek as its forerunner, the ES1, but now it can reach speeds of up to 20km per hour. As they glide with ease to their destination (and pedestrians look on with unconcealed envy), you can enjoy the feeling of knowing their safety has been taken care of; it’s enhanced with full suspension and adjustable lights under the footpad, as well as LED front and rear lights and reflectors.
Lamborghini Aventador SV Licensed Battery Powered Ride On Car
Ricco – £325
The original Lamborghini Aventador SV might have a 750-horsepower engine, but luckily this version kitted out with a start button and lights by Ricco for mini motorists isn’t going to speed away. Why? Because it has a parental remote control. So, while kids enjoy their first tastes of independence racing around gardens or patios while playing music through the MP3, you can always keep them near.
Winnie The Pooh The Complete Collection Children’s Books
A.A. Milne – £149.99
The full collection of 30 glorious and enchanting tales from Hundred Acre Wood, the Winnie-the-Pooh collection from the brilliant A.A. Milne is presented in a unique gift box inspired by the artwork of the E.H. Shepard. Complete with illustrations of Piglet, Tigger and the oh-so-adorable Eeyore on the outside, these classic stories will create bedtime memories for both parent and child for years to come.
Retro ride on car
Janod – £140
This fabulous Car Ride On looks like something from the heyday of Silverstone and Brands Hatch. Simple classic lines, a beautiful colour palette of sky blue chassis and mahogany brown seat and wheel trim, plus front wheels they can steer with ease. We so wish they did an adult version…
Steiff – £109
Welcome everyone’s favourite marmalade-eating bear to your collection with the posable Paddington from Steiff. Crafted with care for a lifelike demeanour, the instantly recognisable duffle coat-wearing character will bring a smile to your face for years to come.
Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros
Nintendo – £49.99
The classic system that changed gaming history is back. Get into spirit for the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. with Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. A gaming classic every generation can love.
Gifts for the dog:
The Man’s Best Friend Hamper
Fortnum & Mason – £125
Ensure your four-legged friend isn’t left out of the festivities with this pawsitively exquisite wicker. Packed with the finest toys and treats to grooming essentials and their very own Christmas cracker, your pooch will be just as much a part of the season’s celebrations with this joy-filled hamper.
This comp is now closed and the winner will be announced on our Facebook page.