Christmas gift guide - Issue 39 - Magazine | Monocle

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  1. Somerset lamp
    by Ligne Roset
  2. Manzanilla and Oloroso VORS Jerez
    by Urium
  3. Manual of Typography
    by Giambattista Bodoni (1818)
  4. Boots
    by No 6
  5. 22 (tu:tu) amplifier
    by Koichi Futatsumata,
  6. Alden shoe cleaning kit,
  7. Danese Animali
    by Enzo Mari,
  8. Francesca chocolates
  9. Trunk by Tabio socks
  10. My Blend face creams
    by Dr Olivier Courtin


  1. Jacket
    by Boglioli
    by Avoncelli
    by Baron Wells
  2. Dress
    by Louis Vuitton
  3. Briefcase
    by Bottega Veneta
  4. Handbag
    by Fratelli Rossetti
  5. Shoes
    by Lodger
  6. Shirt
    by J.Crew,
  7. Shoes
    by Veja
  8. Shirt
    by Clemens-en-August
  9. Shoes
    by George Esquivel
  10. Scarf
    by Tamasyn Gambell
  11. Shirt
    by Whillas & Gunn
  12. Shoes
    by Gwendolyn Carrie
  13. Hat
    by Chamula
  14. Slomo glasses
    by Hartmann
  15. Ralph Lauren watch
  16. Wallet
    by Isaac Reina
  17. Gloves
    by Hermès
  18. Hat
    by Liv
  19. Gloves
    by Aymar
  20. Clutch
    by Salvatore Ferragamo
  21. Christian shades
    by Hartmann
  22. Socks
    by Caroline Flueler
  23. O’Malley glasses
    by Oliver Peoples
  24. Necklace
    by Hermès
  25. Bracelet
    by Hemmerle
  26. O’Malley glasses
    by Oliver Peoples
  27. Socks
    by Digawel


  1. L’air du desert Marocain
    by Tauer
  2. Men-ü shave crème,
  3. Portrait of a Lady
    by Dominique Ropion for Frédéric Malle
  4. Shaving brush
    by Gentlemen’s Tonic
  5. Strawberry soap
    by Björk and Berries
  6. Maison Martin Margiela perfume
  7. Vax’in For Youth Infusion Serum
    by Givenchy
  8. Mascara
    by Yves Saint Laurent
  9. Coco Mademoiselle shower gel
    by Chanel
  10. Eau d’orange verte
    by Hermès
  11. Eau de pamplemousse rose
    by Hermès
  12. Body lotion
    by Kyoku for men
  13. Météorites Perles
    by Guerlain
  14. Body cleanser
    by Suki
  15. Future Solution LX Eye and Lip cream
    by Shiseido
  16. Sisleÿa firming serum
    by Sisley
  17. Airy skin gel from riA,
  18. Cellular Cycle Ampoules for face
  19. Aziyadé
  20. Cuir Mauresque
  21. Kide Ku and Kide Y mineral make-up
  22. Absolute Pearl Corrector
  23. Shiseido make-up primer
  24. Crème de la Mer gel cream
  25. Zelens night and eye cream


  1. Sennheiser HD 800 headphones
  2. BeoSound 3 music system
    by Bang & Olufsen,
  3. BlackBerry Torch
  4. Nokia N8 phone
  5. Vita Audio R1 tabletop radio
  6. Flip UltraHD video camera;
  7. Diana Mini camera
  8. iPod Nano
  9. Canon Ixus 300 HS camera
  10. Kodak Playsport Zx3 video camera,
  11. Lifetrons DrumBass II Extendable Speaker
  12. BeoTime clock by Bang & Olufsen


  1. Bic Lamp
    by d.lab
  2. Sheets
    by Lindolino
  3. Tea set
    by Richard Ginori
  4. Tosa whale paper knife
  5. Rolf candleholders
    by Freemover,
  6. Tensira cushion
  7. Kishu Binchotan charcoal purifier and bottle
  8. ‘Domain’ wine glasses
    by Hering Berlin
  9. ‘Soda’ plates
    by Hering Berlin
  10. Vitra dolls,
  11. Sori Yanagi Tekki pan,
  12. Salt and pepper mills
    by David Mellor
  13. Stamp tablecloths
    by Anne Fabricius Møller
  14. Soap dispenser
    by Authentics,
  15. Krenit bowls
    by Normann Copenhagen
  16. “Match” tealight holder
    by Muuto,
  17. Cups, bowl and plate
    by Takuro Kuwata,
  18. Broiler bowls
    by Anna Olivia Kristiansen
  19. Sori Yanagi cutlery and cooking utensils,
  20. 2.5 R clock, thermometer and S calculator
    by Plus Minus Zero,
  21. Egg & Soldiers
    by Takae Mizutani,

Food & drink:

  1. Dry Gin
    by Sipsmith
  2. Sloe Gin 2009
    by Sipsmith
  3. Cheese from Neal’s Yard
  4. Serra Gaucha Vale dos Vinhedos Brazil Merlot 2008
  5. Krug Clos D’Ambonnay 1996 Champagne
  6. Millesime 2006 Brut, Serra Gaucha Vale dos Vinhedos
  7. Andorinha Portugal, Aceite de Oliva
  8. Alessi x mydeco “Mysqueeze” lemon squeezer
  9. Organic ale
    by Samuel Smith Brewery
  10. Hot chocolate
    by Peyton & Byrne
  11. Paxton & Whitfield vintage port 1994, bottled
    by Quinta & Vineyard Bottlers
  12. Jokigen Junmaishu “Rice Label” sake, Hasegawa Saketen
  13. Mikotsuru Junmaishu sake
  14. Knives
    by Windmühlenmesser
  15. Kaikado tea caddies
  16. Bonajuto chocolate
  17. Bottle opener
    by Hemmerle
  18. Scoiattolo nutcracker
  19. Pheasant from Allen’s of Mayfair


  1. Animal hooks
  2. Hat by Heart of Lovikka
  3. Spanish Theatre by Benjamin Pollocks Toyshop
  4. Tone Kids chair
    by Leif.designpark
  5. Papinee monkey
    by Brandista
  6. Nesting Dolls Animal
    by OMM design
  7. Flapjack shoebox
  8. Pelham Puppet Policeman
    from Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop
  9. Naef Juba caterpillar
  10. Tomy & Boko toys
    from Comaam
  11. Gift music box
  12. Curtiss bi-plane
  13. Construction jigsaw
    at SCP
  14. Iittala Moomin cutlery
  15. Baby book
    by Pinetti
  16. Crockery
    by Rigmor Als
  17. Boots
    by Hermès
  18. Brush
  19. Babar books


  1. Muji
  2. From Craft to Art
    by Robert Doisneau
  3. Picasso, The Mediterranean Years 1945–1962
    at Gagosian Gallery
  4. Writing on the Edge: Great Contemporary Writers on the Front Line of Crisis
  5. Just When Stories
  6. Ice cream once a year
    by Robbin Lloyd and Gaku Nakagawa
  7. The Hungoevr Coobkook
    by Milton Crawford
  8. Bhutan Dream of the Blue Bear
    by Hiroshi Kai
  9. While the Women are Sleeping
    by Javier Marías
  10. How to Run an Allotment
    by Alec Bristow
  11. Elizabeth David’s Italian Food
    by The Folio Society
  12. Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom
  13. Oryu
    by Seishi Shirakawa
  14. The German Genius
    by Peter Watson

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