Shopping: Six Of The Best Bottle openers

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The Starry:

This practical bottle opener will put a twinkle in your eye - even if the beer doesn't - with its jolly green Star. It costs pounds 1.99 from Tesco (0800 505555 for stockists)

The Macho:

Go in for the kill on beguiling bottles with this Stag bottle opener. It costs pounds 14.25 from The General Trading Company (0171-730 0411) and is a sturdy piece of weaponry

The Kitsh:

Cheap, cheerful and always close at hand, thanks to its magnetic belly, the Ladybird bottle opener costs a bargain pounds 2.95 from Canary Cards Ltd (0171-345 9788)

The Clinical:

The Deagostini is the perfect bottle opener for anyone with an all-modern loft apartment. It costs pounds 5.95 from Habitat (0645 334433) and will look perfectly at home amid the shining chrome of the kitchen

The Marine:

Small but fierce, the Odin Draupnir bottle opener costs pounds 10.60 from H2O Interiors (0171-379 7814). Its attractive blue shell houses an opener to do battle with

The Devilish:

The red Alessi Devil bottle opener costs pounds 8 from American Retro (0171 734 3477 for mail order) and will have you popping open bottles simply to use its shapely curves