Harrods Luxury Christmas Hamper, williams-sonoma.com/harrods
Spending the holidays sipping tea and eating biscuits in England sounds absolutely magical. If that's not in your winter vaca budget, bringing home a taste of these British delights is certainly the next best thing. Thanks to Williams Sonoma's new partnership with Harrods department store, it's officially possible.
The exclusive Williams Sonoma and Harrods collection features 15 classic items from the London-based retailer, including signature teas, premium biscuits, and candy inside their iconic Christmas hampers (FYI: "Hampers" are better known as "baskets" over on this side of the pond.) Harrods hampers have been legendary European luxury gifts since 1894, and will now be sold in the United States for the first time ever.
"The new range spans a diverse product offering, kickstarting with Christmas items ahead of the holiday season," the press release states. "From British classics including Harrods Mince Pies and Christmas Pudding to year-round favourites like Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscuits, Blackcurrant Jam, and English Mustard, the product offering is an authentic reflection of British Treats crafted by Harrods' world class team of chefs and suppliers."
Friends, if you're reading this (your stomach is probably already growling too), one of these hampers is on the top of my holiday wish list! With gift items in different price ranges—from a $19.95 tin of to a $995.95 (you know, in case you can afford the trip to Europe, but don't want to deal with the hassle of holiday travel), there's something for every sweet-toothed special someone on your list. Here are a few of the best options:
Now go back in time and experience the history of these luxury holiday gifts from Harrods. How have I lived without these all my life?
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