Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Not So Secret Santa

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Not So Secret Santa

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Byline: Karen Dacre

1. SARAH HARRIS Fashion features director at British Vogue "I'm heading to Thailand for Christmas and New Year and the one thing I know I will live in there is a Lisa Marie Fernandez poncho. The ultimate gift to unwrap? A customised black Rolex Explorer I, with green digits by the Bamford Watch Department. I love it."

(Bamfordwatchdepartment.com) 2. CAROLINE ISSA Executive fashion director, Tank magazine "On my fashion wish list is the crystal bulb lamp from Lee Broome -- I still haven't finished furnishing my flat and I love Broome's clever lamp and his other furniture designs. I'd also love anything Hawaiian-related from Prada's current resort collection -- especially the flower jewellery -- to add some cheer to my earlobes!" (Prada.com) 3. JEREMY LANGMEAD Editor-in-chief, MRPORTER.COM "I always find it hard to think of only a few things I want; even harder not to buy them for myself. But there's one or two wee items Santa Jeremy hasn't bought for himself yet: a Canada Goose parka (I think I'm the only person left in London not wearing one); a Bremont ALT1-Classic/AN Automatic Chronograph Watch (makes me look sporty without having to move a limb) and a rather dapper printed wool and silk blend scarf by MP Di Massimo Piombo (perks up a navy or grey suit)." ([pounds sterling]600, MRPORTER.COM) 4. OLIVER SPENCER Tailor "For Christmas I would absolutely love the Bowers and Wilkins P3 headphones. Not only are they beautifully designed but they also have excellent sound quality." ([pounds sterling]169.99, bowers-wilkins.co.uk) 5. JANE SHEPHERDSON CEO at Whistles "I'd like a Bella Freud 1970 jumper. Bella gave me a 'Je t'aime Jane' jumper when we first met years ago, which I wore to death, despite my husband rolling his eyes and saying, 'Yes, we know' every time I wore it. Alas, the moths have got the better of it now, so I'd like a replacement -- and this one is so cool."([pounds sterling]258, bellafreud.co.uk) 6. ANYA HINDMARCH Founder of Anya Hindmarch "I am longing for a replenished bottle of my favourite perfume from Madini in Tangiers -- but mostly I'm really very excited to catch up on some sleep and be with my family. …

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