Sometimes something functional and practical – as well as indulgent – is required. Whether she’s rediscovered her love of cycling during lockdown or he’s totally technology obsessed, we’ve rounded up the best and most luxurious lifestyle gifts for every eventuality.


“The classic retro-styled Roberts radio has had a techy upgrade. It still boasts the same retro fifties look, but the RD70 Smart Radio now features Bluetooth, crystal clear DAB and dual alarm functionality. This Pastel Cream version from John Lewis  is top of my wish list.”

Elaine, Lifestyle Editor

Roberts Smart Radio, £179.99 at
Crosley Bermunda Vinyl Record Player, £250 at


“Turn back time with this vintage-inspired turntable from Crosley. I’m in love with the pillar-box red casing and gold dials. It also has full-range stereo sound, and plays 33 1/3 and 45 RPM LPs – plus, it has an auxiliary input.”

Hannah, Features Editor


Breath Hub Meditation App is a guided breathing meditation app for personal and corporate transformation, which helps to soothe away anxiety, stress, and support mental health by relaxation, focus, better sleep, fitness, mindfulness and physical health by boosting the immune system.”

Jessica, Social Media Manager

iRobotRoomba i7+

Price: £879.99

Bang & Olufsen Portable Smart Speaker

Price: £1,250

GooglePixel 5

Price: £599.00


“I’m actually a little obsessed with my Google Nest Hub Max! It greets me every morning and I can ask it to turn the heating down, what’s on my agenda or just request it plays Netflix while I make my breakfast. And the rest of the time, it’s the most over engineers photo frame in existence! You could bribe me to do anything for one of these things…”

Phil, Editor

Google Nest Hub Max, £179 from
John Lewis & PartnersWellness Pasta Machine

Price: £90.00

Jonathan AlderRainbow Puzzle

Price: £35.00