Whether it's your eccentric uncle, your half-sibling with an exotic lifestyle or the person you've been married to for 23 years, it's not always easy picking presents for overgrown schoolboys. Lucky for you that Hetty Lintell is here to help.
We’re not going to beat about the bush: £450 is a lot for ANY pair of footwear, let alone a pair of slippers. But then again, these aren’t just any old slippers: they’re velvet, hand-made slippers featuring cheeky monkeys and fierce leopards among blue foliage. Which must be better… right?
Know anyone who loves smoking their own food? For a present with a twist, choose this unusual collection of smoking woods from around the world.
And there was you, faced with the decision of which decanter to spend four thousand quid on. Wonder no more.
This silver-plated, hand-crafted coffee press with stainless-steel plunger makes one cup of coffee — perfect for bachelors or fuss-pots for whom a quick mug of instant just doesn’t cut it.
This truly lovely McLaren design combines hand-burnished leather with a rich suede base.
A healthy take on pre-dinner drinks which claims that it ‘doesn’t compromise on flavour’. Of course, it’d be pretty gutsy of any marketing type to admit that their non-alcoholic booze ‘does indeed compromise on flavour, but whatcha gonna do?’ This one comes recommended, however, with David Gluckman calling it a ‘halfway passable substitute for a classic Italian aperitif’ and adding that its astringent challenging flavour was closer to a real drink than many of the products in this category.’
Hand-woven from willow, these eye-catching sculptures are made to order. And weirdly realistic considering that they’re basically dried sticks.
Every piece of card used in these collages has been cut by hand, then arranged and glued to achieve a 3D effect for a twist on classic wall art. Really very lovely.
Made from Scottish Lisle Cotton, these bold-hued socks are perfect to brighten up your day.
We had a to slip a toy boat in somewhere. Okay, so we absolutely didn’t, but this miniature replica of an Italian speedboat is a fun gift for boat enthusiasts.
Pork from acorn-fed Iberico pigs is dry cured and aged for at least 36 months to make this superlative Spanish ham.
Gins with bold new flavours, stylish new bottles and exotic twists come together with a couple of whimsical gin gifts
Whether you're keen to make your own infused gin, try a ten year old whisky or open a bottle of