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14th June 2017
From timeless leather bespoke bags to fine tailored suits, we’re sure you can find the perfect gift whilst perusing the streets of Mayfair.
Luxury menswear brand, Simon Carter is based down the cobbled streets of Shepherd Market. Since being established in 1985, Simon Carter wanted to tribute his collections to significant moments in the history of design and art and excels in portraying just that through his selection of clothing, accessories and everyday essentials such as pocket squares and cufflinks.
The Gladstone London fuses contemporary aesthetic and functionality with designs and craftsmanship of the 1920s era of ‘London Made’. Handmade in a factory near Lake Como, Gladstone combines function and aesthetic to create timeless and durable designs. For a unique and exclusive gift this Father’s day, you can book an appointment at their flagship store in Mayfair to create your masterpiece from their London Made archives and even request personalisation and embossing to your final product.
Founded in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker is one of Britain’s first and finest chocolatiers with it’s original store based right here in Mayfair. From decadent sea salt caramel hampers, to the finest champagne truffle gift sets, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for the chocoholic you love this Father’s day.
Does Dad have everything he could ever need? We know this can make gift buying difficult so we have put together a list of unique and special experience ideas just for him.
Located in the heart of Mayfair is Hedonsim Wines, a fine wine and spirits boutique, boasting over 5,000 wines and 3,000 spirits in their luxurious and unique store. Not only do they offer a selection of beautifully wrapped gifts, they also host an array of drop-in and private tasting nights for wine and spirits which makes them an ideal place to visit for your tasting experiences.
Treat someone special to our unique Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea and enjoy a selection of sandwiches accompanied with a Goosnargh duck Scotch egg, Gentleman’s relish & toast, sausage roll and Lancashire bomb rarebit & English crumpet followed by cheese scones and Eccles cakes.
Enjoy an enlightening day with Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr and his team of prestigious chefs by booking a cooking class with The Michel Roux Jr Cookery School at Cactus Kitchens. From refining knife skills, to learning world-class recipes, this experience is one not to be missed for Dad’s who love to cook.
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