If you're looking for a Christmas jumper for someone (or for yourself) and don't want to go down the silly route, this J W Anderson jumper is perfect. There is something really rather timeless about it too - retro calenders have never gone out of date have they? Sure, it's £275 quid - but it's also merino wool so super cosy.
J W Anderson at Net A Porter, £275 / John Lewis Christmas present bin bags, £10 / Moustache paperclips, £3.50 / Submarine Tea Strainer, £10 / Cocktail Mixers, £7.95
Somehow this got me thinking about all things on the other end of the spectrum: silly presents - which is timely as I am struggling to find Christmas presents for my Dad and ultimately go with something like this. First up is something perfect for a friend who's still mourning after their Movember moustache - paperclips. Thoughtful and useful, perfect? Next is something good for the tea drinker in your office, and possibly a Beatles fan: submarine tea strainer. And I've managed to find something for the person in your life who just has one too many, a cocktail mixer assortment. Last but not least, I totally understand how ridiculous these are: Christmas pudding bin bags. I saw these in John Lewis and just couldn't resist.