Bring on the festivities with Billionaire's guide to this year's luxury seasonal gifting.
It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to lighting up a loved one’s face with that perfect thoughtful little something. From exquisite design and delectable caviar to luxurious face cream, we’ve rounded up a few ideas to spread some cheer this season.
Luxury games design Alexandra Llewellyn has released a new Backgammon design called Vortex, encased in a Ziricote wood box, with semi-precious lapis lazuli and mother of pearl playing pieces and precision laser-cut dice. alexandrallewllyn.com (£13,500)
Richard Anderson, one of Savile Row’s most celebrated tailors explores the history of the street's most famous creations, and shows you how they're still superbly suited for a modern man's wardrobe in his latest book ‘Making The Cut: The Stories of Sartorial Icons by Savile Rows Mast Tailor’. Richardandersonltd.com (£29.95)
To celebrate its 160th Anniversary year, Ladurée have released a special Christmas collection with flavours including the limited edition fir tree macaron composed of white Ivory chocolate cream enhanced by fir essential oil, and the brioche macaron with slivered almonds. Available from 2nd November to 31st December 2022 in Ladurée boutiques and online - box of 8 (£23.50), box of 16 (£44), box of 24 (£62) and box of 42 (£115). laduree.com
A Pair of Memory Vessels LXVI, 2021: the collected remains of a late 17th century Kangxi Chinese porcelain vase with cover and its pair. Sold by Adrian Sasson. adriansassoon.com (£25,000)
Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Balance Speaker makes a room-filling, sculptural statement. bang-olufsen.com (£2,449)
For finger candy worthy of an Emporess, Above the Clouds Ring in orange by Francesca Villa, Courtesy of Objet D'Emotion. objetdemotion.com (POA)
To bring a little sparkle into the season, Maison Ruinart has launched a new vintage, Dom Ruinart 2010, made from 100 percent chardonnay grapes. Clos19.com (£215)
A gorgeous pair of stools in black stitched leather with brass bamboo legs by Jacques Adnet, sold by Portuondo Paris (POA)
For the horticulturalist with everything, a bespoke greenhouse by Hartley Botanic would surely come up roses. Hartley-botanic.com (POA)
183-year-old Whisky maker The Dalmore has launched Luminary No.1, The Collectible Edition, a 15-Year-Old Single Malt which has been been finished in a Kintsugi cask and Italian Amarone Red Wine casks. A limited quantity of 15,000 bottles are available via luxury retailers worldwide. (£250)
Petrossian Caviar's five star showcase collection offers a taste of the legendary Royal Ossetra, Sevruga, Daurenki®, Baika® and Alverta® Caviars. Serves 1-5 people (30g tins) or 4-8 (50g tins). Petrossian.fr (US$535-US$860)
Ralph Lauren RL Automotive Steel Skeleton Timepiece, to be auctioned at TimeForArt in December 2022, a curated benefit auction of exceptional timepieces. 100% of proceeds will go to enabling today’s most visionary artists, through Swiss Institute’s exhibitions, public programs, education & community engagement workshops. Timeforart.ch
After more than fifteen years’ research, the Orchidarium and Guerlain research have launched Orchidée Impériale Black The Cream (50ml) in a refillable porcelain jar enameled in black and enhanced with 24-carat gold handmade by Maison Bernardaud. Guerlain.com (£1,120)
Space Perspective, the world’s first luxury and zero-emissions spaceflight company, elevates the festive wish list by offering tickets to the edge of space – the perfect gift for adventure seekers, space explorers, or that special someone who truly has everything. Spaceperspective.com (US$125,000)