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Gifts for Brain Boxes

Where to start when you’re looking for gifts for brain boxes? Here, that’s where. We’ve put together nine gifts for the clever clogs on your list.

NOT ON THE HIGH STREET

Is he a chess whiz? Up his game with the London edition of Skyline Chess featuring iconic landmarks like Big Ben and the Shard.

HARRODS

This limited edition Star Wars X-Wing Fountain Pen by S.T.Dupont comes in 13 pieces. Assemble it to create your very own X-wing pen holder. Geek alert.

OLIVER BONAS

How smart are they really? This book inspires readers to use uncommon words in the right context and to test them on the words they think they already know.

OLIVER BONAS

Even our most switched on friends could do with a word of advice. Remarkable names including Bill Clinton, Judi Dench and Richard Branson share wise words.

URBAN OUTFITTERS

Just because he’s a brainbox, doesn’t mean he knows what’s good for him. This hardcover book helps you understand yourself and make the right choices.

L’OCCITANE

All work and no play makes for a very dull person indeed. Help your brainy mate relax at the end of the day with this bestselling Almond Shower Oil.

ANTHROPOLOGIE

If you’re really clever, you know when to take a shortcut. Yumi Saukgawa’s book includes useful and unexpected tips for improving your home life.

CATH KIDSTON

Working on the move? We love the tech accessories on this site, including this handy Button Spot Tassel Cable Charm that is a USB iPhone charger.

ANTHROPOLOGIE

Are they the ambitious type? Help them set, track and achieve their goals using the layouts in this journal to keep them motivated.