CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR WOMEN
From scented candles and refined fragrances to Saint Laurent bags, Agent Provocateur sexy lingerie and Christian Louboutin shoes, dazzling and delightful gifts for the merriest of seasons. . .the best gift ideas from $15 to $20k.
The holidays – a time of year that is to be enjoyed by families and friends coming together around the hearth. As any skilled hostess knows, this is a feat for which tremendous preparation is required. This also extends to the months of hunting for that perfect gift for your loved ones. And whether you’re in search of small gifts with a large impact for the young ones or gifts for enriching your personal wardrobe, this is a collection of exceptional items.
GIVENCHY ANTIGONA BAG IN GRAY LEATHER
Givenchy’s ‘Antigona’ tote is the bag topping everyone’s wish-list. Coveted for its tough, structured silhouette, this gray textured leather style is finished with shiny silver hardware. It’s an achingly cool investment for seasons to come. Designer colour name: Pearl Grey. Made in Italy.
J Brand 811 Mid Rise Skinny Jeans
The design ethos of Californian label J Brand is to create jeans that fit so perfectly that they follow the contours of your body. This ‘811’ mid-rise style is fitted from hip to ankle with plenty of stretch to ensure shape retention and ease of movement. The dark-blue wash is endlessly versatile – wear yours with a slouchy sweater and flats.
J Brand proves that the denim movement toward straight and skinny is hardly a trend. With an absolutely clean, anonymous back pocket and sophisticated lines, these jeans are already a classic set for the ages.
SAINT LAURENT BURGUNDY VELVET BLAZER
Just as flattering and versatile as navy and black, burgundy is our hero color for fall. Saint Laurent’s wine-hued tuxedo jacket has been tailored in Italy from smooth velvet and lined in silk. Burgundy velvet. Button fastenings at front. 100% cotton; lining: 100% silk Dry clean. Designer color: Bordeaux. Wear it with a black shirt and ankle boots for evening.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN SO KATE 120 SUEDE PUMPS
With a perfectly pointed toe and an alluring stiletto heel, Christian Louboutin’s suede ‘So Kate’ pumps are timelessly chic. This Italian-made pair has the signature red leather sole – work yours for evening with a black dress and a playful clutch.
SEPHORA COLLECTION COLOR FESTIVAL BLOCKBUSTER PALETTE
This incredible palette features a staggering array of 130 rich colors for any occasion. The innovative new design is organized by tray and color intensity to make it easy to find the perfect shade. An ideal gift for the holidays, this palette also features six tutorials for professional application: Perfectly blended eye looks, how to apply cream liner, how to define eyes, how to apply blush for your face shape, how to get perfect lips, and “tips and tricks”. The innovative design features two mirrors and four separate lip and cheek stains—the first time these have been featured in a Sephora palette.
ASOS LEATHER ANKLE BOOTS
FENDI FUR MONSTER CHARM, 2JOURS AND PEEKABOO BAG
Established in 1925, the entrepreneurial house of Fendi credits its success to three main factors—creativity, technology, and craftsmanship (in the highest sense). These attributes come to life in Fendi’s signature furs (completely transformed, shaped, redesigned, and reinterpreted by Fendi), and in innovative shoes and handbags that establish a new philosophy and define a style archetype.
BYREDO SCENTED CANDLES
Handmade in France, Byredo’s ‘Apocalyptic’ candle creates a rich, woody aroma from its fusion of Fire Iron, Black Raspberry, Dark Woods and Papyrus. Layered with scents of Oakmoss and Birch Woods for a warm fragrance, the black mouth-blown glass vessel comes in a beautiful presentation box.
AGENT PROVOCATEUR RED LACE LINGERIE
Agent Provocateur’s underwired ‘Adara’ bra is part of the brand’s luxurious ‘Soirée’ range. This style has been crafted from delicate French stretch-lace and adorned with hand-applied Swarovski crystals – leather piping provides a tactile contrast. We love it worn with the matching briefs.
TOM FORD SEDGWICK PYTHON ZIP TOTE BAG
Nude python with signature Tom Ford yellow golden hardware. Thin shoulder straps. Double zipper detail down front and back. Open top with center snap; belted front tab. Interior clip gathers in sides. Made in Italy.
DOLCE & GABBANA CORSETED MIDI RUNWAY DRESS
Fairytales were the reference point for Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall ’14 show- and nothing typifies the mood more than this ethereally light silk-tulle midi dress. The curve-enhancing laced corset belt balances the soft femininity of this piece. Wear yours with heels and earrings.
Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora
A charming felt Rag & Bone hat with a cool, menswear-inspired feel. A brass stud punctuates the slim leather band, and the slightly uneven brim adds a classic finish. Constructed in the USA, rag & bone’s soft fedora is a trans-seasonal essential. This style has an internal grosgrain brow band and tonal leather trim. Wear it with a floral dress now and a menswear-inspired coat in the fall.
PRADA SAFFIANO EXECUTIVE TOTE BAG
Prada saffiano leather tote with golden hardware. Double tote handles; 5 1/2″ drop. Removable, adjustable shoulder strap; 20″ drop. Front and back zip compartments frame open top. Expandable snap-button sides. Leather triangle with metal logo lettering. Hanging covered key ring. Inside, one zip and three open pockets. Logo jacquard fabric lining. Size: 10 1/2″H x 13 1/2″W x 6 1/2″D. Made in Italy.
ASOS NORTH STAR REINDEER SLIPPER SOCKS
TOM FORD BLACK ORCHID HOLIDAY GIFT SET
The custom grown (and über rare) TOM FORD BLACK ORCHID is the show-stopping note in this incredibly luxurious scent. Sultry woods and rich fruit accords help to bring out the skin’s natural perfume, and the jet-black, art deco-inspired bottle adds to the fragrance’s overall glamour.
SAINT LAURENT SAC DE JOUR TOTE BAG
From the inaugural Hedi Slimane collection, this small edition of the Saint Laurent Sac du Jour carryall bag is a sartorial savior. Classically crafted of premium leather and a structured silhouette, it pairs well with everything and keeps you organized.
PIPERLIME COLLECTION SEQUIN AUDREY DRESS
TORY BURCH GRACE RIDING BOOT IN BROWN LEATHER
Tory Burch leather riding boot. Toggle buckle strap at top of curved shaft. Inside zip for ease of dress. “Grace” is made in Brazil. Tory Burch is a luxury lifestyle brand defined by classic American sportswear with an eclectic sensibility. It embodies the personal style and spirit of its CEO and designer, Tory Burch, who creates stylish and wearable clothing and accessories for women of all ages.
ASOS DREAMER BLUE PLIMSOLLS SNEAKERS
BURBERRY LONDON DOUBLE BREASTED COTTON TRENCH
Burberry London’s classic trench coat is an iconic outerwear design. Shield against the elements in style with this camel cotton-twill version. We’re wearing ours cinched at the waist with skinny jeans.
M2MALLETIER FABRICCA PYTHON CLUTCH
M2Malletier’s berry-red python clutch has been meticulously crafted by hand and made with the label’s signature “needle” top handle inspired by medieval armor. Carry yours by the shoulder strap on busy days.
GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI COLINE EMBELLISHED SUEDE SANDALS
Giuseppe Zanotti’s black suede ‘Coline’ sandals are constructed with stylized cutouts meant to resemble climbing vines. Gold-tone mesh leaves, embroidery and clear crystals add to its fantastical design. Wear these works of art with a sleek dress.
VALENTINO ROCKSTUD TEXTURED-LEATHER ANKLE BOOTS
Hand-embellished with the label’s signature pale-gold pyramid studs, Valentino’s ‘Rockstud’ boots are cool and elegant. This point-toe pair has been crafted in Italy from black textured-leather.
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Kate Spade New York Dream a Little Dream Eyelash Mask
Happy Jackson Travel Mug
Bringing together tradition and modernity, exclusivity and perfection, daring and respect for a legacy, MAD pays tribute to the greatest watchmakers. From the most discreet customisation (DLC-treated) to the most obvious (custom tailored, dial, hands, bezel, crown, back etc), MAD’s craftsmen strive above all to break the rules of watchmaking, and at the same time respect the history and personality of each watch.
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