Christmas is the most wonderful time. This year, enjoy a peaceful Christmas shopping experience and treat the best people in your life with the one of a kind gifts you can only find in St James’s. This guide has tailored gift ideas for all of them.
The winter season calls for great pair of gloves. First stop, Gizelle Renee, the gorgeous double storey shop in Princes Arcade, just off Piccadilly or Jermyn Street. The stylish and elegant gloves here are not just another accessory, but a statement item you can be proud of and love. That’s why they are the perfect gift. Pick out a pair or two for the any of the special people in your family, from brother to grandmother.
Just across the festively decorated Princes Arcade passage, you’ll find Prestat, one of London’s oldest and best chocolate shops. They say the light in a child’s eyes is all it takes to make the Christmas season magical. Not much will do that like the chocolate from here. The vibrant retailer was one of Roald Dahl’s favourites, the author even made Prestat truffles central to his novel ‘My Uncle Oswald’. Prestat chocolate is perfect for both adults and children, however we recommended gifting them to the children in your life, just to watch their eyes light up this festive season.
Aspinal of London
Next, delve into Aspinal of London’s world of elegant leather goods on Regent Street St James’s. The renowned store offers beautiful and refined designs to enjoy for a lifetime; making it the perfect place to choose a gift that will last. Aspinal’s ‘Ladies Collection’ boasts the latest handbag styles, beautifully printed silk scarves, leather purses, jewellery and more. You simply could not go wrong here.
Truefitt and Hill
Lastly, every modern man desires the best grooming experience. Head west to Truefitt and Hill on St James’s Street, the shop that’s provided just that for the last 212 years and counting. Their plethora of high quality grooming products and top notch services are second to none. This Christmas, give your favourite men a gift they won’t forget with one of Truefitt’s stylish gift sets, or better yet, a physical grooming experience like no other.
Of course, these are only a few examples of the unique gifts you could get for all your loved ones this season. London’s one of a kind neighbourhood is brimming with experiences and gifts. There’s an endless amount to discover, see all of the St James’s one of a kind shops here.