Unusual Gifts

Unusual Valentine’s Gifts for Her

Make 2009 be the year where you go beyond the petrol station flowers and tacky card, and wow your special lady with one of the following unusual and unique gift ideas. Hotel Chocolat Secrets and Desires (£40) Hotel Chocolat are reknowned for ...

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I am Not a Paper Cup

Reduce your waste whilst maintaining the 'coffee on the go' look with 'I am Not a Paper Cup' (£12.95).  This ceramic alternative to the paper cup is perfect for your favourite hot beverage, and is sure to confuse anyone who ...

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Barack Obama Action Figure

Thanks to the voters of November 4th '08 you can now get a little bit of 'Yes we can' on your desk with this 6" Barack Obama Action Figure (£12.99). Imagine the fun one could have with the must have presidential ...

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Brooks Brothers Triple Guard Stripe Tie

This American classic Brooks Brothers Triple Guard Stripe Tie ($112) recently graced the cover of GQ, sparing Jennifer Aniston a little modesty. Available for international delivery through thr Brooks Brothers site, this will make a guy of any age happy. Via ...

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Safe Water for 60 People

After a successful campaign last year, Oxfam have relaunched their Unwrapped promotion.  Rather than spend money buying someone a present for the sake of it, why not buy something that will really make a difference such as safe drinking water ...

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Blossom Pendant

This handmade glass vase pendant ($42) allows the wearer to carry their favourite flower around their neck, to create a very unique look. The vase can hold a few drops of water to keep the flower fresh, or as Rockettoro point ...

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Skull Ring in Breakable Heart

Stephen Einhorn is a London-based jewellery designer, specialising in personal, hand-made jewellery. This skull ring comes in a red heart that has to be broken to get to it. The skull ring (£189) is hand-made, solid sterling silver, although a ...

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USB Negative Scanner

In days of yore, before the likes of Flickr and Picasa, people used to keep 'back ups' of their photos on negatives. Some people still have boxes and boxes of negatives, dying to be digitised and shared online. This USB ...

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Powerball Neon Pro

The Powerball (£14.99) is a hand gyroscope that spins as you rotate your wrist.  The faster you rotate your wrist, the faster the internal rotor spins, creating a numbing inertia that strengthens your wrists and arms.  Beneficial for golfers, musicians, ...

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Wisdom

A book (£18) by award-winning filmmaker and photographer Andrew Zuckerman photographed, filmed and interviewed 50 of the world's great icons over the age of 65 asking seven questions and documenting their candid responses with the idea that the greatest gift ...

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