The festive season is the perfect time to spoil yourself and your family. And by purchasing luxury treats, you cut down on one-use plastics and throwaway gifts. Have some fun and help your Christmas to go off with a bang, with some of these high-quality Christmas crackers.
Jo Malone – Online Exclusive Cracker Collection
Purveyor of fine scents, Jo Malone, has created this sophisticated set of six geometric designed crackers. Inside, your guests will discover a signature Cologne (9ml) or Bath and Body essential (15ml). These are perfect for grown-up gatherings.
Forever Crackers – Candy Cane Embroidered Reusable Christmas crackers
The environmental and bespoke choice, these reusable crackers are not only eco-friendly but an investment into future Christmasses too. In a chic red and white stripe, the six colour matching material crowns and crackers are hand made and empty, ready for you to fill with personal gifts. The detailed design includes embroidered trims and bow ties in luxury linen or silk.
Harrods of London – Dress Circle Christmas Crackers
Take the traditional route with Dress Circle Harrods’ crackers containing prizes such as a tape measure, magnifying glass, compact mirror, star placeholder, sparkly pen and mini harmonica. Decorated in theatrical deep burgundy and gold, these are handmade in the UK.
Harrods of London – Dacha Christmas Crackers
Those preferring a bold and vibrant colour scheme will love these bright crackers each with their own pattern – so everyone receives a different design. Pull them open to reveal flamboyant but useful surprises including a flamingo spoon, mini grater, cookie cutters, mini harmonica, silver pen and decadent champagne stopper.
Fortnum and Mason – Christmas Forest Crackers
Sublimely elegant, these deep green crackers are from Fortnum and Mason. Each contains a hat, a joke and an enchanting house gift – either a champagne stopper, waiter’s friend, Rose Pouchong travel tea tin candle, silver-plated teapot infuser, long handle caddy spoon or pomegranate rose guest soap.
Selfridges – Celebration House Limited Velvet-Bow Crackers
These eco-friendly gilded paper crackers with black velvet ribbon-trim will add some glitz to your table dressing. Inside you’ll find handy miniature-sized gifts all of which will prove useful in your home long after the paper outers have hit the recycling bin.
Ocado – Luxury Silver Cluster Christmas Crackers
Ocado’s pretty silver designs are evocative of Narnia but handmade close to home, in Dorset. Representing excellent value, they contain an amusing joke and motto as well as a retro cracker gift such as a brass ruler, mini harmonica, heart keychain, silver chip fork, rose gold pen, champagne stopper, silver pen, rose gold tankard or silver lipstick holder.
Mr Porter – Purdey – Set of Eight Christmas Crackers
Suitable for a slightly bigger dinner party, Purdey’s eight festive crackers are handmade using an off-white and black printed card, tied with grey, burgundy and silver ribbon. Featuring a chic pheasant print, the design is country chic and a little art deco. Each cracker contains a hat and joke, as well as fancy vintage-Esque gifts ranging from a mini pewter hip flask to a generous £50 Purdey gift voucher.