The London Magazine Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Christmas gifts

Go to town this Christmas with luxury gifts from our exclusive selection, including jewellery, fragrance, fashion, food and homeware.


Bentley scent

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Smooth. Captivating. Utterly delectable. Magnetic Amber takes us on an olfactory voyage into a land of fascinating contrasts, inspired by the treasure of exotic Panama. Sunny bergamot laced with aromatic rosemary and a green flash of cardamom are followed by resinous olibanum, sensual, smoky vanilla and tonka bean that melds into smooth, salty, white amber.

Bentley Beyond The Collection Magnetic Amber EDP is available now priced at £165 for 100ml,,

Trilogy of scent

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Since 1730, Floris London has delighted fragrance connoisseurs with its collection of classic, contemporary scents. With nearly 300 years of olfactive history to choose from, personalise your own gift set this Christmas with the Perfumer’s Trilogy. Select three of the company’s perfectly blended fragrances and create your own memories to bestow upon loved ones this season.



Cosmic charms

Christmas giftDiscover F ZEEN Jewellery’s exclusive collection of meticulously handmade bracelets. Featuring matte semi-precious stones and elegant 925 silver accents. Inspired by the beauty of nature and symbolism, they come presented in luxurious leather cases alongside cards describing the properties of each stone. These bracelets make a perfect gift, with each design being limited to just 10 pieces.
Priced from €180,

Gem to remember

Christmas giftAugustine Jewels is a British luxury jewellery brand, shortlisted for Designer of the Year. This Green Amethyst ring, available in silver, yellow-gold or white-gold settings, is from its South of France collection. It’s a standout designer piece which can be worn everyday to remind you of the freshness of the Riviera all year round. Go and see this ring
at the flagship store, located at 75 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill W11 2AG. Email or call on 020 3556 5780. As a special treat, use the code CHELSEA10 for 10% off your first order!


Warm welcome

Christmas giftsThe Christmas Carol door wreath combines the traditional festive colours of red and green with a touch of bright sea-green for an uplifting, contemporary look. The most luxurious baubles and glass ornaments sourced across Europe are cradled on a bed of fragrant green pine and blue spruce, with fir cones, berries and cinnamon sticks, all finished off with satin ribbon. This handmade wreath is also available in faux, and can therefore be used for many Christmases to come. Wreathes are available from the new Mayfair boutique at 8 Davies Street, W1K 3DW. Fresh £595, Faux £695,

Coastbox Gold

Christmas giftsThis holiday season, treat your loved ones to a gift that exudes sophistication and style. This luxury Coastbox is the perfect present for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Crafted with the utmost attention to detail, these handcrafted coasters are more than just functional; they’re a work of art.

Clear Coastbox Gold, £155,

Festive glow

Christmas giftPerfect for cosy evenings on the sofa, as additional lighting for your dining setting, or for some peaceful me-time, the warm white light from Feuerhand’s Baby Special 276 LED lantern creates a cosy ambience indoors, as well as in the garden or on the terrace. Enjoy over 14 hours of light on the highest setting, or up to 18 days on the lowest setting.

Feuerhand Baby Special 276 LED Lantern, from £59.95,

Food and Drink

Black pearls

Christmas giftAttilus is the name that gourmet chefs and connoisseurs associate with exquisite caviar. It’s one of the few producers in the world offering customers “real” Oscietra caviar. Royal Oscietra is renowned for its excellent egg quality. The grain has a slightly nutty flavour with a mellow length that lingers beautifully on the palate.

From £28 for 20g,

Gin on tap

Christmas giftThe world’s best Christmas present for a gin lover? A five-litre box filled with delicious small-batch artisan Brixton Gin – a vibrant and contemporary twist on a London dry gin. Just open the tap and pour!


Putting on the fizz

Christmas giftsEstablished in 1952, this family-owned vineyard crafts the finest English sparkling wines, thanks to a unique combination of heritage, expertise and exceptional chalk terroir. The award-winning wines are made from its estate in the historic village of Hambledon. Visit the website to book your vineyard visit, or to find the perfect gift.

£34 for Classic Cuvée, £55 for Première Cuvée,


Your move

Christmas giftsThis beautiful olive burl backgammon set from Manopoulos is expertly handcrafted and features a stunning real olive-wood veneer exterior. Twin gold toned, branded clasps open to reveal an equally beautiful playing surface. Using the skilful art of marquetry, characterful olive burl grain is offset perfectly with contrasting rich wenge and mahogany points and decorative accents. It includes olive-wood checkers stored in a velvet drawstring bag for an heirloom quality set. Add personalised engraving to a brass plate on the box’s exterior for a truly unique gift.

From £110,

The right notes

Christmas giftsMusic is the gift that never stops giving. Edelweiss Pianos handcrafts pianos at its long-established Cambridge workshop. Creating beautiful, acoustic pianos with optional self-play, Edelweiss has just launched its Gift Collection for winter 2023, which is available to view at Harrods. Prices for the Liquid Moda Flugel, featured here, start from £100,000.

Well connected

Christmas giftsThe NETGEAR Orbi 960 series is a cutting-edge mesh wifi system designed to provide seamless and high-speed internet coverage for larger homes. With its quad band technology, it delivers blazing-fast wifi speeds, eliminating dead zones and ensuring smooth connectivity to up to 200 devices across 7,500 sq ft. Its advanced features make it a top choice for those seeking a reliable and robust wifi coverage for all devices in every room.


Rare reads

Christmas giftsA first edition of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the basis for the much-loved film. This copy is gorgeously hand bound by the Chelsea Bindery in deep rose pink and black morocco, and features a silhouette of Audrey Hepburn in her iconic LBD with a foot-long cigarette holder. Diamond embellishments make this luxurious binding sparkle, an unusual and memorable gift for the festive season.


Fashion and accessories

In his footsteps

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There are Oxfords, then there are Oxfords from Crockett & Jones… And then there’s Alex, Crockett & Jones’ bestselling Oxford. Cementing itself into Crockett & Jones folklore, the legacy behind Alex is indisputable. The choice Oxford for James Bond in both Skyfall (in 2012) and Spectre (in 2015), Alex really has already done the company proud. Its latest iteration is but another jewel in its own developmental journey.


On the cards

Christmas giftsBeautifully made by a British family-run luxury leather goods company, Ettinger’s Sterling Flat credit card case is inspired by the regal hues of the British sterling notes. With four card pockets and a central slip pocket, it’s the perfect size to carry the essentials with you and nothing more. Small and stylish, it comes in four bold colours and can
be personalised with initials, making it the ultimate gift.


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