Get inspired with our curated edit of the very best gifts to shop on Bond Street this Christmas. With everything from coveted accessories and indulgent beauty to treasured timepieces, Bond Street is the home of luxury gifts this holiday season.
A TIMEPIECE TO TREASURE
Bulgari’s exquisite Serpenti Seduttori watch (£25,100) snakes delicately around the wrist and is so beguiling you might find yourself wanting to check the time every other second. The latest incarnation of one of the Italian jeweller’s most recognisable cult timepieces, it features an 18 kt rose gold case, bracelet and 18 kt rose gold bezel, set with diamonds and a white silver opaline dial.
Bulgari, 168 New Bond Street, London W1S 4RB
THE INDULGENT BATHSIDE TREAT
A decadent Christmas stocking wouldn’t be complete without some fragrant treats. Cue Chanel N°5’s new five-piece toiletries collection. Choose from bath and body essentials such as Shower Gel (£42), Hair Mist (£48) or Body Cream (£68). Each one is infused with active ingredients derived from rose and jasmine to hydrate skin and leave a trail of Chanel’s classic N°5 perfume scent wherever you go.
Chanel, 159 Old Bond Street, London W1S 2UB
Beautiful lingerie is guaranteed to lift the spirits, no matter what the occasion. The ‘Anna Blooming’ lace bodysuit (£165), part of Stella McCartney’s current season lingerie collection, will spice up your Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day for that matter since in comes in a sassy shade of red.
Stella McCartney, 23 Old Bond Street, London W1S 4PZ
THE COVETED DAY BAG
After a ten-year hiatus, the iconic Alexa bag, (£1,095) which takes its name from the now fashion designer Alexa Chung, is back with sustainable updates. These include leather from gold standard environmentally accredited tanneries while the much-loved slouchy satchel-style remains the same. Earthy neutrals and a gamut of hot neon shades only add to the covet-factor.
Mulberry, 50 New Bond Street, London W1S 1BJ
A FIRST CLASS STATIONERY BUREAU
The contents of Smythson’s Mara leather-bound stationery bureau (£1,795) include a variety of luxurious writing paraphernalia. This includes an ink blotter and black ink pot, 50 sheets of Kings Cream Wove paper and correspondence cards. And with a wafer address book also included, there’s no excuse not to pen that all-important ‘thank you’ note!
Smythson, 131-132 New Bond Street, London W1S 2TB
THE ULTIMATE JEWELLERY COLLECTION
Designed by Reed Krakoff, Tiffany’s chief artistic officer, the new T1 collection with its iconic ‘T’ motif is brimming with highly coveted pieces. With prices ranging from £1,475 for an 18k rose gold ring with round brilliant diamonds to £27,700 for an 18k white gold diamond-encrusted bracelet, you could be forgiven for lusting after one for yourself!
Tiffany & Co., 25 Old Bond Street, London W1S 4QB
A CLASSIC FAMILY BOARDGAME
What better way to spend Christmas night than playing a game of backgammon? This sleek design (£5,550) is crafted in natural maple wood with pawns inlaid with taurillon leather. The box features saddle stitch handles and side draws to pack away dice and pawns safely. And it will draw envious glances when displayed on your coffee table.
Hermès, 155 New Bond Street, London W1S 2UA
THE PERFECT CITY BACKPACK
With more time to cycle and stroll around town these days, the Ophidia medium backpack (£1,320) from the Gucci men’s collection, is just the ticket. Made from soft canvas and trimmed in sumptuous leather, features include handy internal pockets and a large front zip compartment, perfect for keeping your tech safe and sound. Gucci aficionados will also love the iconic GG print and classic stripes that give this desirable piece a cool retro vibe.
Gucci, 34 Old Bond Street, London W1S 4QL
THE GLAMOROUS TECH CASE
Fendi X Chaos marks a dream pairing between the Italian luxury house and the London-based accessories brand Chaos founded by stylists Charlotte Stockdale and Katie Lyall. There are plenty of standout pieces in the new ‘tech jewellery’ collection, including this black nappa leather and gold metal smartphone case (£790). With its flip cover design and chain handle, there's even a little hint of vintage cigarette cases and clutches about it.
Fendi, 141 New Bond Street, London W1S 2BS
EARRINGS TO SWOON OVER
Who wouldn’t want to wake up on Christmas morning and find these heavenly beauties underneath the spruce tree? Moussaieff’s Columbian emerald and diamond earrings, which form part of its high jewellery collection, are masterfully crafted with 62.79cts of Colombian emeralds and 24.46cts of diamonds, set in platinum. Price on request.
Moussaieff, 172 New Bond Street, London W1S 4RE