BUSINESS10 great gifts to bring back from to London

Distinctly British, covetable and easy to slip into your carry-on

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For him

Liberty London silk tie

Heritage English department store, Liberty, is famed for its iconic floral prints. Treat him to silk tie with an exclusive print, to add an elegant flourish to his formalwear.

Floris London, Jermyn Street Eau de Parfum

One of London’s oldest family-run stores, Floris has been pride of place at its Jermyn Street location since 1730. Pay the famous artisan perfumer a visit to pick up their signature scent with notes of bergamot, mandarin and green vetiver. Understated and refined, the scent is just like the brand itself.

 

For her

Jo Malone, Honeysuckle & Davana Home Candle

Perfumer Jo Malone is celebrated for her floral fragrances and luxury scented candles. Visit her shop on Sloane Street to pick your partner one of the bestselling options. Gift wrapping is complimentary.

Mulberry Long Part Zip Wallet

Your partner will love a classic wallet from quintessentially English label, Mulberry. Simple, sophisticated and timeless, this piece comes with a removable coin purse. Pick one up at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge.

 

For your kids

Benjamin Pollock’s Shadow Box

Classic London toymaker, Benjamin Pollock, has been designing gorgeous puppets and puppet theatres since 1856. Find the Covent Garden store to secure a beautifully illustrated cut-out-and-keep Shadow Box.

Harrods Teddy Bear

Your kids will adore a new furry friend, especially one that has flown in especially from London. And what could be more special than a cuddly teddy bear from illustrious British store, Harrods? Looking debonair in his glossy branded bow, he’s a fun addition to any toy collection.

Hamleys London Trio Pack

Featuring three of London’s transport icons – a Tube train, black cab and double decker bus – this gift set from legendary toy store, Hamleys on Regent Street is as English as its gets.

 

For your colleagues

Fortnum & Mason Famous Tea Bag Selection

Perk up the office with Fortnum & Mason’s classic selection of fine teas. Featuring six of their masterful blends – not least the Smoky Earl Grey and the Royal Blend – this indulgent pack will guarantee pleasurable tea breaks at work.  

Harvey Nichols Shell We Have Another One? Truffle Eggs 

Tied with pink ribbon, this stylish box from Harvey Nichols presents 48 chocolate truffle eggs (enough for the whole team) in two different varieties: silky-smooth praline, and pink speckled praline with a crispy shell. Get these at Harvey Nichols’ flagship store in Knightsbridge.

Fortnum & Mason Food Hall Teatime Classics Iced Biscuits

Bring a little bit of the magic of teatime to your office. Serve a pot of Queen Anne Blend tea with a plate of playful handmade gingerbread iced biscuits. These sweet treats are unique to Fortnum’s, which was founded in 1707.