Without sounding too old the one thing the nation loves is tea. And as you get older, the more essential it becomes. If, like mine, your friends are beginning to swap those nights out for cosy ones in with a mug of tea, then a cup or mug is a perfect Christmas gift for them.
There’s a huge range of these on the market at the moment. Choose from a dainty cup and saucer, which gives a nod to the vintage Victorian trend or go for something chunkier that your friend can wrap her hands around. Here’s the top five quitessentially British tea cups and mugs.