Top Gift Subscriptions: the gifts that keep on giving
Gift subscriptions ideas: give someone a present that lasts the whole year with our guide to the best gift clubs and boxes
Not Another Bill for those who want to be surprised
For people who are bored of simply getting bills in the post, Not Another Bill collaborates with up and coming brands to deliver surprise gifts through your letterbox each month. Each gift is tailored to your profile and comes with a letter explaining the brand's history, just tell them what sort of things you like and wait for your beautifully wrapped package in the post.
Bloom and Wild for nature lovers
Surprise a loved one each month with a stunning bouquet delivered in Bloom and Wild’s cleverly designed packages that fit through the letterbox. Each arrangement is curated by a professional florist whilst the wooden packaging ensures the flowers stay fresh and protected, ready to be taken out and placed in a vase. At any point you may send in cards or little present to accompany your bouquet, making the gift all the more special.
Daunt Books for bibliophiles
Fuel a friend's voracious reading habit with a customised gift subscription from London literary institution Daunt Books. All you need to do is buy a voucher then the lucky recipient is invited to consult with a Daunt bookseller, to ensure that the selection is tailored to each reader's tastes. Each month a new book will arrived, beautifully wrapped, through the letter box.
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Culture Whisper for those who want to be kept in the know
We wouldn't be doing ourselves justice if we didn't add ourselves to this list, would we? Culture Whisper is your essential guide to London arts and culture, personally curated and with insider tips; a true Londoner's guide to what's hot on the scene each and every week. You'll be the first to know about what's on, where to go, who to see, which galleries to visit, and you'll be sure not to miss out with our free tickets to London's most exclusive events.
Sisley Paris for busy beauty addicts
For those who love trying and testing new beauty products, this is a handy little gift subscription. Receive samples of Sisley’s most luxurious skincare lotions and perfumes, all in a compact travel bag. Each box has a different theme, suited to the changing seasons and weather of the time – be it products heavy in SPF for the summer or floral-based protection against the effects of cold weather on the skin. The sample sized products are easy to travel with and convenient to apply on-the-go, making this an ideal gift for someone with a busy schedule.
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Pact for the keen bean
Coffee connoisseurs can finally get that hipster coffee house feeling in their own kitchens with Pact. Each of their coffees are ground and packed within seven days of roasting, ensuring that fresh smell in the morning. Their coffee comes from all over the world and there's a step-by step brewing guide to help you get started on becoming the barista you've always dreamed of being.
London Review of Books for discerning readers
The LRB is the authority in intellectual writing in English. Every issue contains a host of reviews and essays from acclaimed writers, journalists and academics. It's not just books, with film, art and poetry also covered in each and every issue, there's enough here to keep literary culture vultures' thirsts satiated until the next issue.
London Sock Company for he who has everything
Because what could be more exiting than getting fresh socks not only once a year at Christmas, but every month! London Sock Company will send a fresh batch of socks, whether you've selected your favourites yourself, or whether you'd rather let the experts choose for you. For a style-conscious gent with a curatorial sock habit, this is the perfect gift.
Cocoa Runners for chocoholics
Forget craft beer and coffee, it's all about craft chocolate with this beautifully packaged chocolate subscription box. Each package contains some of the finest small batch, single estate craft chocolate in four new bars, complete with tasting notes to learn a little more about the story of the artisanal bar.