Saint Laurent’s crystal-embellished boots will be at the top of every fashion fan’s lust list this Christmas. At £6,855 a pop, they don’t come cheap, but they’ll provide the perfect end to party season.
Crystal-embellished boots, £6,855, Saint Laurent at Net-A-Porter
For rare and unique pieces, turn to pre-owned luxury online store Xupes, which turns all pre-conceived notions of second-hand on its head. Highlights include this Chanel basket, a very luxe update to any trip to the supermarket.
Silver calfskin basket, £7,999, Chanel at Xupes
Christine d’Ornano of Sisley and Jeanne Signolles of L/Uniform worked together to create this limited edition version of the French brand of the moment’svanity case. The ultimate beauty staple houses three of Sisley’s most coveted products; Supremÿa Baume, Supremÿa Yeux and Black Rose Precious Face Oil. Believe us, she’ll want it.
Sisley Paris x L/Uniform limited edition vanity case, £1275 at Selfridges from 20th November. Complimentary personalisation service available in store.
A gift to treasure forever, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Night & Day watch is something that will be passed down through the generations – making it something of a wise investment. Who could resist it in this pink gold finish?
Rendez-Vous Night & Day pink gold watch, £14,000, Jaeger-LeCoultre
The most decadent gift for anyone that loves Winnie the Pooh. The set of first editions has been signed by both the author and illustrator. Many pages in the books are thought to be unopened, suggesting that they are still unread.
Set of books, £30,000, Shapero
Gold and silver gilded playing cards, complete with a leather case, are the ultimate in gentlemanly refinement.
Double set gilded playing cards and case, about £4,235, Just One Eye
A seven-in-one gift, this signature Dior case (which doubles as a chic clutch bag), houses the brand’s limited edition refillable Precious Rocks lipstick in iconic red shade 999 Matte, plus five refills which are all utterly wearable.
Rouge Dior Precious Rocks, £120, John Lewis
Transport your beloved pet around in the world’s most chic carrier, courtesy of Louis Vuitton.
Monogrammed canvas carrier, £1,920, Louis Vuitton
If you’re searching for a collection of gifts, this luxury box set is quite the compilation. A nine-in-one present, it contains a Barbour lambswool scarf, S’well water bottle, Aspinal of London credit card case and luggage tags, L:A Bruket hand cream, Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist, Urban Apothecary candle, Le Creuset stoneware mug and a £20 voucher for The Hut.
The Hut Christmas Collection 2017, £150 (worth £288.45), thehut.com
This is not just any fountain pen; it’s an Hermès fountain pen with an 18-carat white-gold nib.
Stainless-steel fountain pen with tip in iridium and feather in 18-carat white gold, £1,015, Hermès
The most luxurious gift for anyone’s bathroom cabinet.
Face cream (500ml), £1,500, La Mer at Harvey Nichols
The ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans is surely this jewellery box: a replica of Highclere Castle where the series was filmed. Made from maple wood and lined with faux suede, it is limited to just five editions.
Highclere Castle jewellery box, £65,000, Linley
There are only 1,000 bottles of this fragrance on sale, so you can be sure your recipient won’t smell the same as everyone else this Christmas. Inspired by Georgian jewellery boxes, the bottle is hand-decorated with metal leaves and it’s cap plated with 14 karat gold. Warm, spicy and sweet, the scent inside blends rhubarb, rose and sandalwood.
If you know someone who loves jetting off on the most luxurious getaways, why not get them the bag to match.
Suitcase, £2,060, Globe-Trotter at Harvey Nichols
A classic piece of jewellery and future family heirloom, the Aria necklace combines Akoya cultured pearls and brilliant-cut diamonds set in platinum.
Diamond and pearl platinum Aria necklace, £27,200, Tiffany & Co
Dolce & Gabbana always creates the accessories you didn’t know you needed until you saw them. This embellished £525 hair clip is just that.
Embellished hair clip, £525, Dolce & Gabbana at MyTheresa
Candles don’t come much more luxurious than this Fornasetti gold number, which is a treat for both the nose and the eyes.
Candle, £530, Fornassetti at Harrods
The budding photographer is guaranteed to be thrilled with this modern digitalised version of the classic – and by far the most glamorous – camera.
Leica M silver chrome camera, £5,550, Leica Store Mayfair
Dubbed the gold standard of toilet paper, Joseph’s comes highly recommended by Gwyneth Paltrow. Developed by Swiss dermatologists, the product offers “moist cleansing as clean as with a wet wipe while avoiding harsh chemicals and plastics”.
25 sheets toilet paper, £80, Joseph’s Toiletries
For the person who is too grand for life’s more tedious activities – a chrome toothpaste squeezer.
Chrome-plated brass toothpaste squeezer, £153, Lorenzi Milano at Wallpaper
Spoil any beauty connoisseurs with The Dorchester Spa’s pure gold and collagen facial, which involves having 24-carat gold leaf massaged into your skin, which is apparently revitalising and firming. The first 50 guests to book an appointment will leave with a complimentary collagen spray gift.
Pure Gold and Collagen Facial, £220, Carol Joy London at The Dorchester Spa
Apple’s Mavic Pro drone enables the user to capture beautiful videos and photographs; not many could resist the appeal of flying their own personal mini aircraft.
Dji Mavic pro drone, £999, Apple
Philip B Botanical’s Amber shampoo is the named the best of the best by beauty experts across the board, but its limited-edition gift packaging offers added luxury – each refillable jar is covered in glittering Swarovski crystals.
Limited edition Russian Amber collection, £1,500, Philip B Botanical
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