2010 Holiday Gift Guide

Kilian Candles

Saks Fifth Avenue presents an exclusive gift this holiday season – created by Kilian Hennessy, heir to the Hennessy cognac family, this luxurious line of candles fills any space with a unique and finely-crafted fragrance that has become his signature. Looking more like an artisan’s design creation, the candles are encased in a midnight-black lacquered cognac tumblers and calligraphed boxes. Each case comes with its own lock and key avec French tassel (a talisman to ward off all evil), for the secrets one likes to keep hidden away. Thirty-hour burn time, 9.9 oz. $85.

Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour
9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Karl Lagerfeld Swarovski Cuff

Perfectly timed for the holiday season, this glistening cuff, crafted of silver métal, Swarovski crystals and colored pearls, debuted as part of Atelier Swarovski‘s newest collection. The brand’s seventh and latest collection encompasses limited-edition jewelry designed by Karl Lagerfeld, along with pieces by Stephen Webster, Holly Fulton, Kirt Holmes and Christopher Kane. The Inca-inspired pieces Lagerfeld created for Atelier Swarovski’s Autumn/Winter collection glitter with crystal serpents and sacred circles and his signature bows. The collection hit the runway during Paris Fashion Week where the sparkling crystal bracelets and brooches were glimpsed through open coats, worn over shirts and dresses, styled as fastenings and added as details to lacquered leather hair bands. Available from Atelier Swarovski. $600.


Kate Spade – Gift with a Purpose

Kate Spade designed this bangle as part of the Women-for-Women International Partnership. In celebration of the join me on the bridge campaign, women worldwide are uniting in support of those rebuilding their lives in war-torn countries. Twenty-five percent (25%) of total sales from the bangle will be donated to Women-for- Women International. The bangle, which comes pre-boxed, is 14-karat light gold plated, 2.5” diameter, 0.5” width; engraved outside “hand in hand” and inside “there’s strength in numbers”. $48.

Chanel iPad Case

Carrying an iPad around might make people think you’re a trendsetting spendthrift, so why not add this chic quilted lambskin Chanel iPad clutch and protect both your investment and your stylish reputation. $1,555.


A Taste of Paris

The perfect gift for anyone on your list savvy enough to know about Fauchon, the first name in French food luxury. Impress your clients and friends with a selection of delectable delights exclusively featured at W Wine Boutique. Ever since 1886 when Auguste Fauchon, a street vendor and wine merchant, started his company, customers have been flocking to stores that bear his name to pick up macaroons, fancy jams, champagne, chocolates, mustards, crackers and wines. Eddy Le Garrec, owner of W Wine Boutique, being a true Frenchman, carries the Fauchon line and now proudly offers a new line of gift coffrets. These elegant black boxes open up to a treasure trove of indulgence, ranging in price from $59.99 for Le Petit (includes a half bottle of Fauchon champagne) to the Balthazar at $449.99, a luxury box chock full of goodies that will get you as close to Paris as possible without getting on a plane. W Wine Boutique offers drop shipping available all over the country.

W Wine Boutique
1328 Alton Road, Miami Beach

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