Categories / Food and Drink

Whopping Retro Sweet Hamper by A Quarter Of


If you know someone with a sweet tooth, they'll have their sugar cravings well and try dealt with by this Whopping Retro Sweet Hamper by A Quarter Of.

It is indeed a whopper – a gigantic wicker hamper packed full of all kinds of traditional sweets. Around 55 different types of sweets, plus some other nostalgic items like a whoppee cushion, water bombs and a genuine old comic to really get you back to childhood.

It weighs in at a scary 13.6kg, selling for £99. See the website for the full breakdown of what you get. If that's a little rich (in money or sugar content), other hampers start at £38, while retro sweets generally start at pennies on the site.

Find out more at the A Quarter Of website

Categories / Homeware

Cherry two-person picnic hamper by Cath Kidston


It's picnic weather outside and if you can find someone to share your outdoors enthusiasm, you might find this Cherry two-person picnic hamper by Cath Kidston very useful.

It's a classic wicker hamper, complete with Kidston-designed retro accessories too in that Cherry design. For the record, that's 2x Cherry tea plates, 2x salt and pepper cellars, 2x Cherry acrylic tumblers, 2x Cherry napkins and 2x cutlery sets. You'll have to sort the food out yourself.

Available online, it's yours for £85.

Find out more at the Cath Kidston website

Categories / Homeware

Heals retro-styled Blyton picnic hamper


Ok, we'll admit it – we planned on featuring this as the perfect Easter accessory prior to the Easter weekend. Unfortunately the weather has turned a little, so you might want to wait a bit before using the Heals Blyton picnic hamper.

But when the sun does come out, this vintage-style kit will certainly turn heads in the open country. Designed for two people, it offers that red tin shell with a removable willow tray, along with a selection of suitable accessories – two ceramic mugs, two ceramic plates, two knife and fork sets, two embroidered cotton napkins, salt and pepper cruets, 1a mini insulated flask, a cotton plate bag and a cotton cutlery bag.

You can see that in more detail over the page and if you want one, Heals sells it online – £85 is the price.

Find out more at the Heals website

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