The Top Gifts Exclusive to Covent Garden
There’s nowhere quite like Covent Garden and nowhere else you’ll find these exclusive gifts.
When you’re buying for that certain someone who has everything, what can you get that’s truly unique - and fabulous? One way to make sure your gift is like nothing else under the Christmas tree this year is to choose from our collection of Covent Garden exclusives. These products are available only from Covent Garden stores - even where the retailer has other branches elsewhere.
Lots of shops in Covent Garden have gifts you won’t find anywhere else, so come and browse for inspiration. To get you started, we’ve listed ten of the best here.
There’s something particularly thrilling about a hamper as a gift - it’s like lots of little (and not so little) presents, all packed up in a smart wicker basket. This year we’ve prepared one for foodies, and another for someone who simply appreciates the finer things in life. Discover our two fabulous hampers full of the best from Covent Garden.
The Covent Garden Dining Hamper is packed with delicious goodies from Godiva, Abuelo, Ladurée and Frenchie. It includes a range of vouchers for London dining experiences, from La Goccia to The Oystermen, and once the food’s been eaten and the drink’s been drunk, the lucky person who gets this exceptional gift will still have a selection of permanent treasures including cookbooks, six Murano champagne flutes from Petersham Nurseries and a hand-blown glass teapot from Mariage Frères.
Meanwhile the Covent Garden Shopping Edit includes fashion and travel items from Mulberry, Paul Smith, TUMI and many more. The star of this particular hamper, though, is a breathtaking £5,000 voucher to spend at exclusive Swiss watch and jewellery store Bucherer.
Discover Chanel's Burgundy Treasures
Did you know that if you see a burgundy logo on a Chanel product it means it is exclusive to the boutique? When you visit Chanel’s Covent Garden store not only is it filled to the brim with the brands signature collections but there are a couple of true treasure you can only find there.
The Les 4 Ombres eye shadow palette reinterpret red, the colour of love, life and desire, in to four matt shades. From a brick red to an deep brown, this is the palette for party season. Pair it with Chanel Covent Garden’s exclusive Le Lion de Chanel highlighting powder.
Boys and girls come out to play at Tom Ford
50 fabulous lipsticks from Tom Ford. From Manhattan to Hong Kong, Tom Ford’s fashion empire has stores all over the world. But there’s only one store on the planet where you can buy the Boys & Girls II set of fifty lipsticks, inspired by men and women Tom admires. The set has been created exclusively for the Covent Garden store and comes in a unique black-lacquered case at £1,500.
Go exploring for fragrance at Floral Street
The Scent Exploration Kit - priced at £68 - is a mini ‘scent wardrobe’ of eight Floral Street scents. Once you’ve tried them all and made your mind up, there’s a voucher for a 50ml bottle of your favourite. It’s a great way to explore the exciting world of fragrance, and it’s exclusive to Floral Street in Covent Garden.
Snuggle Up with Kent & Curwen
Can’t decide whether to give a sweater or socks? Go for both, along with a baker-boy cap and a lovely scented candle in this winter-warmer hamper from Kent & Curwen. Choose from small, medium or large, this hamper is great for dedicated followers of fashion or just want to see what it is like to wear it like Beckham.
High Voltage, Without the Danger at NARS
Great products and signature matt black and white packaging have made NARS a cult cosmetics brand around the world, but there’s only one place to get the High Voltage Highlighter Palette, and that’s Covent Garden. A trio of limited edition highlighting powders deliver weightless illumination and shimmering sophistication.
Olivia Burton's House of Huggies
The British accessories brand Olivia Burton opened their first ever store in Covent Garden earlier this year and it is filled to the brim with exclusive designs and collections.
This Christmas is no exception with the launch of their House of Huggies box. Available in three different colourways, the set includes two different styles of Sterling Silver Huggie Hoops and a whole host of interchangeable delicate charms to suit your mood, all wrapped up in one super sweet gift box - a miniature version of the Covent Garden boutique, no less!
Double Trouble at The Shop at Bluebird
New brand on the block Double Trouble Gang has landed in The Shop at Bluebird. Making all their tees and sweatshirts in the UK, this uber cool brand is known for its relaxed styles and witty hand embroidered details. Choose from ‘lover’, ‘girl power’ or ‘totally buggin’’ tees, better yet get the exclusive ‘bluebird’ edition which was made especially for the Floral Street flagship.
Deliciousness Wrapped Up From Petersham Nurseries
If you can’t quite stretch to the magnificent Covent Garden Dining Hamper but you’d still like to treat the foodie in your life to an exciting and varied selection of flavours, Petersham Nurseries has the answer for £160. Their luxury hamper includes everything from chutney and crackers to Chianti Classico and Earl Grey tea. There’s even a couple of packets of seeds, so they can grow their own goodies in the spring.
Marvellous Macarons at Ladurée
Ladurée may be a quintessentially Parisian brand, but there’s one product in their range which is only available in London. A special box designed and illustrated just for Covent Garden holds eight macarons of your choice, and costs £18. The perfect present and memento!
A Cup of Covent Garden Morning at Mariage Frères
Unique and specifically blended for the first Mariage Fréres London store is the Covent Garden Morning – a black tea with aromatic notes of hazelnut. The King Street tea emporium boasts the longest tea wall in the world, with close to 1,000 varieties of rare teas displayed apothecary-style in antique black canisters on floor-to-ceiling shelving.
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