07 Aug 2018
From fine English fragrances to luxury teas, why not bring back a slice of the British capital on your next business trip to London? Distinctly British, ultra-covetable and easy to slip into your carry-on, these gifts are guaranteed to impress loved ones and colleagues alike.
For Your Partner
Liberty London silk tie
Heritage British department store, Liberty is famed for its iconic, colourful floral prints. Treat him to a delightful floral silk tie to lend an elegant English edge to his formalwear—the perfect gift to bring back from your London business trip.
Floris London, Jermyn Street eau de Parfum
One of London’s oldest stores, artisanal perfumer, Floris been resident at their Jermyn Street location since 1730. Pay the beautiful shop a visit to pick up their lively signature scent with notes of bergamot, mandarin and green vetiver.
Alex Monroe Bumblebee Necklace
Londoner Alex Monroe’s whimsical, nature-inspired jewellery is simply beguiling. Pop into his Borough boutique to purchase his much-loved Bumblebee Necklace in gold, silver or rose gold plate.
Mulberry Long Part Zip Wallet
Your other half will love a smart wallet from quintessentially English label, Mulberry. Simple, sophisticated and timeless, this piece comes with a practical removable coin purse. Pick one up at Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge, near Jumeirah Carlton Tower.
For Your Kids
Benjamin Pollock’s Shadow Box
Classic London toymaker, Benjamin Pollock has been designing gorgeous puppets and puppet theatres since 1856. Pop into the Covent Garden store to pick up 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 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 is as English as they come. Give your kids hours of fun when you bring this back from your London business trip.
For Your Colleagues
Fortnum & Mason Famous Tea Bag Selection
Perk up the office with Fortnum & Mason’s beautiful selection of brews. Featuring six of their masterful blends, like the Smoky Earl Grey or the Royal Blend, this indulgent pack will guarantee it’s always teatime at work.
Harvey Nichols Gin Fizz Chocolate Truffles
These tempting chocolate truffles from Harvey Nichols will make you everyone’s best friend. They’re infused with delicious gin and lemon and coated in white chocolate with a popping candy surprise.
Tom Dixon Eclectic Candle set
Infuse your workspace with the aromatic delights of Brit designer, Tom Dixon’s lovely trio of scented candles. His Eclectic Candle collection includes three scents—London, Royalty and Orientalist—which evoke ‘historical memories of British life’.
Located on the middle of Sloane Street and close to central London’s landmark department stores, Jumeirah Carlton Tower makes the ultimate base to shop and explore when on a business trip in London.