You may not have hung out a stocking for Santa for more years than you care to remember, but this year Jo Malone ensures grown ups can have fun too, says Anna Hunter

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This velvety monochrome decoration is proof that you are never too old to hang out a stocking for Santa. This isn’t just any old sock, we’ll have you know - it’s silky, sparkly and incredibly luxe. In short; it’s about as grown up as waiting for Saint Nick could get.

It’s not just the stocking itself that would impress a discerning lady of taste (did we mention it was handmade in England?); the contents surpass the classic stocking fillers.

Mandarin does make an appearance, but in the form of Lime Basil & Mandarin Body & Hand Lotion, while chocolate coins and the like are eschewed for the timelessly classy 30ml Pomegranate Noir Cologne and Travel Candle. We couldn’t think of a more sweet, sophisticated surprise to wake up to on Christmas morning.

The limited edition stocking is priced at £180 and available from