ES Magazine Editor, Ben Cobb’s Christmas gift guide

 (Artwork by Silvia Prada)
(Artwork by Silvia Prada)

1. SANTA MARIA NOVELLA Pot Pourri eau de cologne, Firenze 1221 Edition

This smells so good I want to drink it. Don’t worry, I probably won’t. £120 (

2. Mid-century neoclassical bronze urn

It might weigh as much as a full fridge, but imagine this beauty filled with flowers. £1,200, at

3. CABANA X LIBERTY Tapestry reversible super king quilt

My bedroom is an exercise in super-maximalism so this will fit right in. £650 (

4. DR BARBARA STURM Super Anti-Aging Serum

I wish this miraculous potion came by the barrel-load. £100 (

5. RUINART crate of six Blanc de Blancs champagne

Perfect for my lethal champagne cocktails. DM me for the recipe. £408, at

6. CINEMA SPECULATION, by Quentin Tarantino

The director on Seventies Hollywood classics such as Taxi Driver and Deliverance. I’m in. £25, at

7. SAINT LAURENT Mick zipped boots

I’ve never been shy of a heel and these three-inch stompers will elevate any outfit. £1,015 (

8. EDWARD SEXTON oversized grey check double-breasted jacket

Essential elegance from the greatest living tailor in the known universe. £1,200 (