Gifts for globetrotters
The best in festive travel
Covert Varsity Case
The iPad case that thinks it's a satchel that thinks it's a travel wallet. The leather case comes in four colour combinations and holds a standard iPad, with a section of card and document pouches to keep your tickets and essentials in one place.
Christian Lacroix travel journal
The eye-catching Voyage II journal ought to inspire the jet-setter in your life. Inside are Lacroix's whimsical illustrations of Mumbai, Rome, LA, Mexico City, an exuberant pop-up of Rio de Janeiro and stickers of the five cities.
Priority Pass membership
The Priority Pass gains access to 600 airport lounges, regardless of the class of your ticket. For a £69 annual fee, lounge access costs £15 per visit, plus £15 for a guest (compared with a typical walk-up fee of around £30); £259 buys unlimited free visits.
prioritypass.com; from £69
CH Carolina Herrera slippers
Disposable airline socks? Yuck. Slip on these cashmere beauties instead, which come in red or beige with a neat little drawstring bag. They'll keep your feet cosy on a long flight, then fold up nice and small (and light) afterwards.
carolinaherrera.com; from £70
The Gentleman's Guide to Travel
With sage observations on the conditions of the monsoon in the subcontinent and advice on how to repel leeches, this compendium is essential reading for the dapper traveller, written by Vic Darkwood, a co-founder of The Chap.
Antler Eros overnight bag
Antler luggage celebrates its centenary next year. Its legacy of "great British design" comes to the fore in the new luxury collection. One such example is the smart and understated Eros overnight bag, which weighs under 1.5kg.
City Cycling Europe
There are eight city guides in this stylish set – London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Antwerp/Ghent, Berlin, Paris, Barcelona and Milan – each packed with itineraries, maps and bike-friendly neighbourhoods to explore as a visitor on two wheels.
Power up your USB-friendly gadget on the go with this quirky charger. It plugs into a three-pin socket (or can be used abroad with an adaptor), charging it by "turning on" the tap, which glows blue when on, red when off.
Barts Kamikaze hat
Dutch brand Barts' trapper-style hats make a snug après-ski choice. Lined with faux fur, the unisex styles come with adjustable chin straps, hooks to lift the flaps up, and are available in a range of styles, from grey herringbone to corduroy.
snowandrock.com; from £34.99
Limited edition Heathrow print
Designed by poster artist Tom Eckersley, this Concorde mural was unveiled at Heathrow Central Tube station when it opened in 1977. Available as a limited-edition run of 150 screen prints, its colours have been matched to the original mural.
Vivienne Westwood luggage
Globe-Trotter has been making luggage since 1897. Taking the brand in an edgier direction, Vivienne Westwood has lined three sizes of navy and cream leather cases with her signature tartan and finished them with straps in the Squiggle print.
viviennewestwood.co.uk; from £400
These illustrated, fold-out maps are a guide to exploring your surroundings creatively. They feature prompts for writing in galleries, museums, cafés or by the sea, which will result in a personalised memoir of a city or escape.
foyles.co.uk; from £4.50
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