A Design Lover’s Guide to Decking the Halls

NVP’s favourite K&C destinations to get you and your home feeling festive, whatever your style.


A trip to Daylesford Organic always gets us in the mood for Christmas. It’s pared down, country chic homeware and imaginative selection of gifts means there something for everyone. And it won’t just get the dining table, kitchen and other cosy corners of your home looking the part, it will also have your larder and fridge stocked up with all manner of delights, from award-winning cheeses to Christmas pudding.




If you like your interiors polished and will only settle for the finest quality British craftsmanship then David Linley’s eponymous Pimlico store is the place to go. Beautiful board games sit alongside decadent decanters and glassware, and the Hussar nutcrackers will add a truly traditional touch to your table or fireside over the holidays. You can also have many items engraved for the last word in bespoke chic.




Since opening its doors 30 years ago, the Conran Shop has been a hub for modern design and all the trimmings, and it becomes even more of a treasure trove at Christmastime. With inspiration at every turn, you’ll find everything from the most beautiful cards and wrapping paper to the most original gifts, along with eye-catching decorations for your home. We love their kitsch snow globes and Fornasetti candles.




It wouldn’t feel like Christmas without a visit to that wintergreen shrine to all things giftworthy, Harrods. It’s also the perfect place to go to make sure your home is looking Yule ready, whether it’s decorations and a wreath you’re after, unique stockings to hang for your children, a hamper full of treats or the ultimate crackers for your table, the most famous store in London has it covered.


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