Holiday Gift Guide ’09

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The Art of Shaving

The Art of Shaving’s Fusion Chrome Collection Power Shave Set makes a thoughtful and indulging gift for the men on your list. The set includes shaving instruments thoughtfully designed for an exceptional blend of style and performance. The Fusion Chrome Power is the most technologically advanced razor on the market, and all the products from the Art of Shaving are known as the leading premium shaving products available today. The gift set includes the Fusion Chrome Power razor, The Art of Shaving Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, Shaving Brush, and After-Shave Balm, all together in one convenient gift package at an affordable price ($150). Online and at The Art of Shaving Barber Spa, you’ll find an array of luxury grooming products and services exclusively for men for holiday giving. The Art of Shaving transforms an everyday chore into an enjoyable experience!

The Art of Shaving
Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura

Aventura Mall

There’s no better place than Aventura Mall to shop, dine and enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. This year’s “must haves” include this ensemble from Hugo Boss – wool blazer ($795), skirt ($325), sweater ($250) and leather shoes ($525) – an ideal warm and cuddly gift. Find other great gifts at the mall for everyone on your list, like Jo Malone’s Pomegranate Noir Pamper Kit, or a black patent leather tote from Michael Kors. With 280 stores, there’s an amazing selection throughout the mall, and you can never go wrong with an Aventura Mall Gift Card. Need a break from holiday shopping? Enjoy dining at one of the mall’s casual or fine dining options, or sneak away for a holiday flick at the 24-screen movie theatre. More holiday gift ideas!

Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura

Crown Wine & Spirits

At holidaytime and throughout the year Crown Wine & Spirits offers a dazzling array of handmade gift baskets, like “The Wine Princess.” The crocodile-embossed satchel is chock full of goodies. There’s a deliciously wicked bottle of Bitch Red Wine, Flathau’s Peppermint Snap Cookies, Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffles, “How Sweet It Is” White Chocolate Pretzel Balls, Nutty Girl Gourmet Nut Mix, Bissinger’s Pink Grapefruit Gummy Pandas, a package of Design Design Sassy Comment Napkins, an official Wine Princess Towel, and a Wine Princess bottle stopper. It’s perfect for any princess you know and makes a fabulous holiday business gift. Check out Crown’s holiday catalog online or visit one of their 30 locations across Florida.


You’ll find an array of unique gifts for that special little one on your holiday list from duc duc goõs. Their selection of “bundles” are classic and sweet and are sure to please both baby and parents. Select a pre-packed bundle of goodies, like those shown on the website, or add your own personal selections. duc duc goõs makes gift-giving simple – the only difficult part is narrowing down your choice from their great selection. Let duc duc goõs put the fun back in shopping for those bundles of joy. Enjoy a special 10% discount by entering “sm10off” at checkout. The perfect bundle is just a click away!

Elie Tahari Boutique

Elie Tahari’s Holiday Collection offers the perfect combination of sophistication and style. . .plus lots of holiday sparkle. Statement necklaces are on-trend and can be paired with everything from cozy knits to satin dresses. An ideal pick is the Amaya Necklace (shown in Black Multi, $228), and you’ll find a great selection of others when you visit the store. The popular Loretta Ballet Flats (shown in Dark Silver and Bronze, $298) are both functional and stylish and can be worn now through spring. The sequin Serena Scarf and the metallic Selena Tote are key pieces for any wardrobe. And for the perfect holiday party look, choose the glittering Amelie mini dress. Find these pieces and more great holiday picks at the Elie Tahari Boutique at Bal Harbour.

Elie Tahari Boutique
Bal Harbour Shops
9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Epicure Gourmet Markets & Cafés

If you’re looking for a gift that’s fit for a king – or in this case a tzar – Epicure’s selection of Petrossian Caviar is perfect. Offering both wild and farm-raised, of international and domestic origin, Petrossian searches the world for the finest caviar options. Tsar Imperial Sevruga Caviar is a favorite with caviar connoisseurs. Or farm-raised white sturgeons from California produce Tsar Imperial Transmontanus that evokes the taste of the finest Ossetra with a nutty flavor. Or “American Caviar” from the rivers and lakes of Tennessee and Illinois produced from the wild Hackleback sturgeon. Unopened caviar keeps its quality for four weeks in the refrigerator. Epicure also offers complete Hannukah and Christmas Dinners from $19.95 a person (minimum of 10 and 2-day notice required).

1656 Alton Road, Miami Beach

17190 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach

Florida Marlins

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Treat the whole family to see our Florida Marlins next season. The club’s special Holiday Deal includes 26 games for just $150 – that’s less than six bucks a game. And it’s lower level seating! This deal features one game for every 2010 home series, including Opening and Closing Days. Plus, act now and get priority for purchasing seats in the new Marlins Ballpark.

Flowers at Your Door

Here’s a perfect and affordable gift that’s easy to give and wonderful to receive. Flowers at Your Door, a local floral delivery company, offers a flower club, customized for each recipient, starting as low as $25! Imagine fresh roses, hydrangeas, tulips, lilies and more, hand delivered to your door. These exotic blooms come straight from South American farms, skipping the middlemen, so your bouquet lasts twice as long as store-bought flowers. Anyone on your list will treasure a delivery of gorgeous stems. The $25 Flower Club selection is a gift that keeps on giving. And no gift wrap required!


The Glenmorangie “Enjoy” Gift Pack-with 750ml Original + 750ml Lasanta

The Glenmorangie ‘Enjoy’ gift pack was created for true fans of Glenmorangie. Containing both a 750ml of the Glenmorangie Original and a 750ml bottle of Lasanta, the Glenmorangie ‘Enjoy’ gift pack is the perfect gift for those who appreciate the finer things in life. A wonderfully inviting expression, Glenmorangie Original is acclaimed and appreciated for its floral elegance and honeyed sweetness, fused with notes of citrus, vanilla and almonds. Glenmorangie Lasanta is “Extra Matured” for two years in the finest Spanish Oloroso Sherry casks to give a wonderfully warm, honeyed and spicy whisky.
Suggested Retail Price: $79.99


One of the hottest gifts to give this holiday season is a gift card to GoCoffeeGo, an uber-hip, one-stop online shop to buy coffee from the country’s top award-winning small batch artisan roasters, including Roast Magazine’s current and former Roaster of the Year Award winners: PT’s, Klatch, Higher Ground, Zoka and Metropolis Coffee, and the hottest names in the new wave of coffee roasting: Ritual, Novo, Johnson Brothers, Barefoot, Atomic, Cuveé and Verve Coffee. All coffee is roasted-to-order and shipped direct from the roaster to you. Check out their revolutionary multi-roaster Auto-Ship. Cruise the site and line up an unlimited amount of different roasters’ coffees in a queue and have them sent to you on your timetable. Holiday gift givers can choose from three fab gift card designs, or if you are late for a party, just print a color 8 ½” x 11” gift certificate on the spot.

InterFlight Studio

Give the gift of flight this holiday season with designer gifts from InterFlight Studio (IFS). Using select fabrics, leather and vinyl of the highest quality by well known designers like Hella Jongerius, Alexander Girard and Giorgio Armani, IFS has created the original FlightStudio Design Airline Seats Collection. There is a virtually endless selection of colors, patterns and textures to customize your First Class seats (from $1250). Also available for unique gifts are Aviator sunglasses, pens that went to the moon, one-of-a-kind eco friendly totes hand painted by artist Fer Sucre… and in the IFS gallery there are fine art paintings, sculptures and unique designs. Let your imagination FLY this holiday season!

250 NW 23rd Street, Suite 206, Miami

JBug Jewelry Designs

Give a holiday gift that is unique, personal and beautiful without breaking the bank. JBug Jewelry Designs offers a selection of handcrafted, hand-stamped fine artisan jewelry that you can easily purchase online. There are pieces made of sterling silver, gold-filled and a combination of the two. Or you can create a custom piece just perfect for that someone on your list who has everything. Personalize the piece with a name, initials, or a favorite quote, poem or prayer. JBug Jewelry Designs, a local, Miami-based company, is offering a savings of 15% on holiday orders. Simply enter the code “holiday” at checkout. Order before December 18 to take advantage of the savings and to insure holiday delivery.

Jordan Bell

Looking for a unique holiday gift? A Jordan Bell one-of-a-kind, handmade belt buckle or dog tag necklace makes the perfect fashion statement. Every piece is designed to be ecologically efficient and hand crafted with its own glittering rendition of old-world charm. Utilizing the very best selection of vintage jewelry in tandem with Swarovski and Australian crystals, each piece tells its own story through the keen eye of designer and master storyteller, Jordan Bell. Celebrity fans include, Heidi Klum and Christian Audigier. As a special gift to SocialMiamians, Jordan Bell Designs is offering 20% off every purchase. Enter the code “socialmiami” at checkout to receive your discount.

Miami Beach Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center

Look your best this Holiday Season and let Dr. Baruch Jacobs of Miami Beach Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center help. Take advantage of the center’s special discount offers for SocialMiami subscribers. Fillers and injectables are 20% off; facials and SkinCeutical products 15% off; with four Pigmentation Peels, you receive a complimentary peel; Laser Hair Removal, a 10% savings; and 10% off any skin-care treatment. Schedule a free consultation, and mention SocialMiami to receive a $500 spa credit when scheduling a surgical procedure. You’ll recuperate in the center’s luxurious, private suite at Canyon Ranch (offered on a first-come first-served basis). A New You awaits this New Year. Call Miami Beach Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center today.

400 Arthur Godfrey Road, Suite 305, Miami Beach


o.d.m. is the gift of choice this holiday season for the style conscious shopper. The holiday gift collections feature the signature o.d.m. screen where making your very own personalized fashion statement has never been easier. Established in 1999, o.d.m. stands for “original, dynamic & minimalist,” uniquely combining innovative technology with a fresh style and edgy designs that make a statement. It’s the modern alternative to conventional time-pieces. See the much-sought-after brand of “inno-trendy” watches at an exclusive Holiday Trunk Show at Bloomingdale’s Aventura on Friday, December 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. o.d.m. is sold at Bloomingdale’s, Marimekko, Goldtime and other fine stores nationwide. View the entire collection.

W Hotels the Store

W Hotels the Store is a trendsetting collection of retail boutiques located in W Hotel properties around the world…a complete reinvention of the traditional hotel gift shop. W Hotels the Store offers a special selection of hard-to-find trendsetting items for men and women, showcasing a variety of unique and limited edition designer apparel, jewelry, fashion accessories, handbags, shoes, beauty products, home and design items, and stylish gifts. The boutiques recently introduced their first exclusive designer collection, Global Glam, featuring items inspired by W properties around the world. The Global Glam W South Beach collection offers the Glitter Glam Caftan by Deepa Gurnani ($274), the Trellis Clutch by Lauren Merkin ($200), and the Bib Necklace by Sandy Hyun ($160). With fourteen locations around the world (including the recently opened W South Beach), W Hotels the Store has become an authority for what’s hot in fashion and design.

W Hotels South Beach
2201 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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