The holiday season is upon us once again, conjuring up that annual gift-giving anxiety in a quest to find the perfect present. We know it can be a bit time consuming, to say the least, so we’ve put together a list of this year’s hottest gifts that are sure to land you in everyone’s good graces.
The iconic red soles of French designer Christian Louboutin’s shoes have long been a resounding fashion statement, and now it’s one that your nails can make, as well, with the Loubi Under Red. Inspired by calligraphy, the custom-designed triangular brush provides a subtle yet sophisticated accent to any manicure. If there’s a woman in your life with a passion for Louboutins, there’s a good chance she’ll go crazy for this one.
You know we love luxe-collaborations, so when Bentley Motors teamed up with renowned Swiss ski maker zai, we knew we were in for a treat. Designed for all abilities, these handcrafted skis deliver the utmost speed, smoothness and stability, just like a Bentley, not to mention unmatched style with the famed wings logo. If you enjoy feeling good while looking good (and let’s be honest – who doesn’t?), the zai for Bentley skis are the obvious choice for the skier on your list.
Nothing beats curling up with a warm cup of tea this time of year, and the Dammann Frères Bayadère Set is a must-have for the tea-drinker in your life. Packaged in an exquisite lacquered wooden box, the set comes with an assortment of 21 original teas from the distinguished French master blenders. Unwind with a host of complex flavors and a variety to suit any occasion, from an Earl Grey Yin Zhen to a Jasmin Chung Hao.
If you know someone special who just got the new iPhone 6, or will be getting one this holiday season, this Python iPhone 6 Case from Barneys will ensure they keep it safe and sound while looking great too. It doesn’t take much for these super sleek phones to slip out of your grasp, but with a chic snake skin case you won’t need to worry. Styled with a durable silver-toned frame, it’s the perfect addition to any iPhone.
Combining holiday tradition and iconic elegance, the Butterfly Gingko Ornament from Michael Aram will add a touch of glamor to any tree and is the perfect special something for a fabulous holiday gift exchange. Hand-sculpted using natural bronze and stainless steel, the special piece evokes a sense of charm and fantasy with Michael’s signature style.
When you’re a kid, it doesn’t get much cooler than bunk beds, yet Posh Tots has managed to raise the bar with the Tropical Surf Shack Bunk Beds. Your little ones won’t believe their eyes when you surprise them with the ultimate island experience. The only downside is sending them to their room won’t be much of a punishment anymore.
Three words: chocolate covered bacon. If there’s someone on your list who loves both (we’re guessing just about everyone), you can win this holiday season with the Vosges Bacon + Chocolate Gift Box. Bacon chocolate chip pancake mix? Check. Bacon toffee? Check. Bacon caramels? Check. There’s plenty more, but you should be sold by now. Whether you want to gift it to a friend or keep it around the house, this decadent union of bacon and chocolate is a match made in heaven.
The holidays are for spending time with friends and family, so now that you’ve found the perfect gift, you can ensure the rest of your time is spent with the people who matter most.