Gifts for Sherlock Fans

The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Fandom Gift Guide

Unique gifts for Sherlock fans — books, clothes, jewelry, toys, games, home accessories, and more to celebrate everyone’s favorite consulting detective!

Sherlock Holmes in search of fandom gifts
“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.”
… such as where to find the best gifts for the Sherlock fan on your list!

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Clothes & Bags

“I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.” 

Stay warm with this handmade Sherlock Holmes 221B Baker St. hoodie sweatshirt, available in four colors, adult sizes XS-2X. (Etsy)

Sherlock 221B Baker St hoodie

Curl up with these neat Sherlock Socks on those chilly evenings spent reading in your favorite chair. It’s hard to solve a mystery with cold toes. (Amazon)

This 100% viscose Hound of the Baskervilles literary scarf & wrap is uniquely styled and printed with eco-friendly inks, making it a truly elegant choice for a classic reader. (Amazon)

Cosplay itch-free in this silk + cotton replica of Sherlock’s blue wool scarf. What better way to stay warm while chasing criminals through London? (Amazon)

This illustrated tote bag tote bag says, “We must love Sherlock Holmes. We made so many of them.” How true! (Society6)

We must love Sherlock Holmes, we made so many of them tote bag

The Baker Street Irregulars were originally a group of fictional “street urchins,” the inspiration for Sherlock’s “homeless network” in the modern BBC show. In real life, it’s also the name of a Sherlock Holmes fandom literary society. (Zazzle)

Sherlock Baker Street Irregulars t-shirt

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective for Hire t-shirt. Elegant and gender-neutral, this design is one of the few available that draws on the modern BBC Sherlock television show. (Amazon)

This deceptively straightforward Sherlock Holmes word cloud t-shirt design is both intriguing and geekily satisfying. It could apply to any series/version of Sherlock and will be instantly recognizable, even among people who aren’t Sherlock fans yet (goldfish!). (Amazon)

MoriarTea” t-shirt. Drink some “good old-fashioned tea” from our self-proclaimed “good old-fashioned villain.” After all, “that’s what people BREW!” (RedBubble)

MoriarTea - That's what people brew! t-shirt

There’s room in the world for all kinds of writing – centuries-old novels and modern short stories alike. Wear this “I’d rather be reading fanfiction” t-shirt to show your love for your fellow fans’ creativity. (RedBubble)

I'd rather be reading fanfiction fandom t-shirt

We find new fanfiction stories on Wattpad, AO3, and Fanfiction.net. Celebrate your inner geek with this “Gotta read them all” fanfiction t-shirt. (RedBubble)

Gotta read them all fanfiction t-shirt

Jewelry & Pins

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are the infinitely the most important.”

As Sherlock says, “To a great mind, nothing is little.” Remind yourself of this truth with this beautiful hand-stamped quote necklace or keychain. (Etsy)

Sherlock quote necklace: To a great mind, nothing is little

When you’ve graduated from plastic heart-puzzle necklaces but still want to connect with your best friend, this set of Sherlock & Watson stamped friendship bracelets is just the thing. These say, “You’re the Sherlock to my Watson” and “You’re the Watson to my Sherlock.” (Etsy)

You're the Sherlock to my Watson, the Watson to my Sherlock bracelets

This charming key to 221B Baker St. is 1.6 inches long (4.2 cm) and comes on a 20-inch necklace chain. Its antique silver-tone looks like it’s straight out of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel. (Amazon)

Declare your fandom with this set of 3 Sherlock mini pins inspired by the modern BBC Sherlock series – perfect for your purse, backpack, or anything else. (Etsy)

Sherlock mini pins 221B smiley I Am Sherlocked

Keychains, Stickers, & Toys

“Come, Watson, come!” he cried. The game is afoot.” 

You can keep both of these flexible silicone Sherlock & John keychains, or keep one and give one to your best friend. (Etsy)

Sherlock & John cute keychains

This hard enamel black and gold-look key to 221B Baker St. adds a touch of literary class to your key ring. (Etsy)

Sherlock 221B keychain

You get to customize this silver-plated Sherlock trench coat keychain with your initial and your birthstone in Swarovski crystal or pearl. A one-of-a-kind keychain for the world’s only consulting detective! (Etsy)

Sherlock trenchcoat birthstone initial keychain

Bring a smile to your room with this Funko Pop Sherlock with his violin who would, of course, be lost without his blogger, Funko Pop John Watson. (Amazon)

Short on space? Even the smallest desk or bedroom would have room to add a Lego Mini Figure Sherlock to your collection. (Amazon)

The virtual world has its perks, but playing together across a physical game board is an experience that’s hard to replace. In 221B Baker Street: The Master Detective Game, you’ll don your “death frisbee” hat as you collect clues in London to solve the original mysteries written just for this game of strategy. For 2–6 players, suggested age 14+. (Target)

The classic edition is available from Target (see above), or the deluxe version with more mysteries and updated graphics is available on Amazon.

Want to prove you’ve got what it takes to be the world’s only consulting detective? This 20-Piece Brain Teaser Puzzle set will give you a chance to show off your Sherlock-level IQ. (Amazon)

You can never have too many stickers. This awesome 32-Piece Sticker Decal Set, inspired by the modern BBC Sherlock series, comes with a variety of shapes, sizes, and designs. (Amazon)

An Victorian-era otter smoking a pipe and his hedgehog with a cane? Sounds right to me. This Otterlock fan art sticker is perfect for your laptop, binder, or anything else that needs more charm. (RedBubble)

Sherlock & John Otterlock sticker

We all know Sherlock has a way with words; now you can have those words anywhere with this Sherlock-inspired quote sticker set. (Etsy)

Sherlock sticker set

This 1000-piece Sherlock Holmes Panoramic Jigsaw Puzzle features Penguin Random House book cover art by Artist Adam Simpson. The puzzle’s finished size is 39×13 inches. (ShopBBC)

Sherlock Holmes panoramic jigsaw puzzle

Home & Kitchen

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius.” 

Because what else would one do on “Baker” Street? In between solving murders, of course! This 221B Baker Street apron comes in more than a dozen colors, perfect for the baker in your life. (Etsy)

Sherlock 221B Baker Street apron

Maybe you’re more of a chef than a baker. Try this “Holmes sweet Holmes” apron instead. Just watch out for Sherlock’s experiments in the fridge! (Etsy)

Holmes Sweet Holmes apron

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” So says this classic Sherlock quote coffee mug, which is also dishwasher- and microwave-safe. (Etsy)

Sherlock Holmes mug: When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth

This fine art print of theo-dora’s gorgeous fan art painting of Sherlock & John at St. James Park will add elegance and fandom at the same time. This print comes in multiple sizes, and is made on 100% cotton, acid and lignin-free archival paper. (Society6)

Sherlock & John at St. James Park fine art painting print

Stay hydrated while keeping plastic out of the environment with this 24 oz. 221B steel water bottle. Other sizes and colors are also available. (Zazzle)

Sherlock 221B stainless steel water bottle

Tech Cases & Accessories

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” 

This specialty phone case features a classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle-style illustration of Sherlock and John on the train. The case comes in “slim” and “tough” versions for the iPhones 5 through 11 and the Galaxy S6/S7/S8. (Society6)

Classic Sherlock iPhone case Sir Arthur Conan Doyle illustration

If you want to protect your phone from scratches without the weight of a full case, this Sherlock & John fan art iPhone skin is perfect for iPhone models 5 through X. (Society6)

Sherlock & John fan art iPhone skin

Sherlock Holmes is on the case! Why use a boring generic grip when you can have Sherlock Holmes at your fingertips? This Sherlock Holmes PopSockets grip and stand works on any device.

Books & Journals

“The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods.” 

Use this lined 160-page I Am SHER-LOCKED journal to record your thoughts, keep case notes, or draft entries for your own adventure blog. (ShopBBC)

Sherlock I Am S-H-E-R-Locked Journal

Through all the modern iterations and fanfic stories, there’s still nothing quite like the original. Enhance your bookshelf with The Sherlock Holmes Collection, a gorgeous boxed set of six hardcover books featuring the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories. (Amazon)

If you’re short on bookshelf space, you can carry the original stories of our favorite detective with Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Vol. 1 (Illustrated) for Kindle. This edition includes 14 of the classic illustrations from the Strand Magazine, plus a biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (Amazon)

This new paperback gives you the best of both worlds. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Classics Reimagined pairs the unabridged classic novels with illustrations by contemporary artists. (ShopBBC)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Classics Reimagined book

Test your Sherlockian deduction skills with this book of Brain Games: Sherlock Holmes Puzzles, by Publications International, Ltd. (Amazon)

This beautifully illustrated guide by DK, The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, uses information, graphics, and famous quotes to explain the background, methods, and important details of Sherlock’s classic cases. Get your questions answered! (Amazon)

The Sherlock Files is the official companion to the first two seasons of the BBC Sherlock show. Dive deeper into your favorite episodes through John’s blog and other “documents,” interviews with the cast, and reflection on the tie-ins between this modern show and the original stories. (PBS)

The Sherlock Files: The Official Companion to the Hit Television Series

Enjoy some “me time” in your own mind palace with this Sherlock: The Mind Palace adult coloring book from PBS. Add your own imagination to this detective’s colorful world! (PBS)

Sherlock: The Mind Palace adult coloring book

We know reading is one of the best ways to prevent boredom (and therefore avoid shooting your walls!). When it’s time to take a break, this Sherlock’s wall bookmark will save your place. (Etsy)

Sherlock smiling bored bookmark

So will this 221B front door bookmark! (Etsy)

Sherlock 221B door bookmark

DVD & Blu-ray

“We balance probabilities and choose the most likely. It is the scientific use of the imagination.”

The complete BBC Sherlock, Series 1–4 & The Abominable Bride, is available on DVD or Blu-ray. (Or if you’re like me, in denial that the show is really over, we can call this the “complete for now” set…) (Amazon)

Of course many different actors have brought Sherlock’s stories to stage and screen, but few are as iconic as Basil Rathbone’s 14 movies. The complete Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes Collection can be yours on DVD or Blu-ray. (Amazon)

Feeling nostalgic for great 80s cartoons? Check out Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, the complete series on DVD. (Amazon)

Disney’s The Great Mouse Detective re-imagines the Sherlock Holmes story as a heroic mouse uses his powers of deduction to save the day. The mouse is named Basil in honor of actor Basil Rathbone’s iconic role. This animated movie is available on DVD + Blu-ray. (Amazon)

Try a “sampler platter” of many different actors’ portrayals of our favorite detective with the “Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes: The 8 Mystery Collection” on DVD. (Amazon)

What’s the link between the world’s most famous detective and today’s crime scene investigators? This PBS documentary on How Sherlock Changed The World answers these questions and more! (Amazon)