By Contributing Fashion Writer Diane Weisbeck
This guide was created with you in mind. Something spectacular for everyone on your list. No need to search, we’ve done it all for you. Sumptuous, sophisticated, fantastic fashion accessories that will be appreciated by all of your lucky recipients. If some are just a tad too fabulous to give away…stash them in your closet as a treat to yourself.
1. Golden Indonesian Pearl and Cognac Diamond Ring
The Exquisite Golden Indonesian Pearl and Natural Cognac Diamond Ring. The soft, golden 12mm pearl snuggles up tenderly to the cognac diamond. Lovingly remind you of someone special? Available at yvel.com. $10,987.00.
2. Fortuny Mermaid Sandals
Fortuny Mermaid Sandals by Sergio Rossi. Iridescent gold mermaid fish scales embroidered and piped in black on a cool golden heel. These incredible shimmering sandals would lure any mermaid out of the water. At sergiorossi.com. $1,295.00.
3. Sheer Lace and Organza Motorcycle Jacket
The most alluring women’s motorcycle jacket ever. Sheer lace and organza, zippers, belts, and plenty of attitude. Motorcycle not included, but who needs it? By Christopher Kane, $1,274.00. Available on yoox.com.
4. A Crystal Embellished Headpiece
A stunner of a chapeau, by milliner to the royals and those who want to feel like royalty, Philip Treacy. A Swarovski crystal embellished sculptural headpiece that could exquisitely crown the head of any queen. Available at net-a-porter.com. $3,575.00.
5. Petite Maille Epi
This smart and sassy Petite Maille Epi by Louis Vuitton will be a guaranteed favorite. Louis Vuitton has shrunk down their trademark world traveler’s luxury trunk into a mini purse. Bold red with black trim and gold hardware details. $5,200.00 at us.louisvuitton.com.
6. Neon Green Shade Ski Googles
Any ski enthusiast will just flip when she sets her eyes on these beauties. Neon green shade ski gogles à la Gucci.Of course the elastic band sports the signature Gucci logo. $195.00. At Gucci.com.
7. A Rainbow of Sparkling Sapphires Ring
A rainbow of sparkling sapphires by Yvel. A celebration of color in the form of delicate rings, 18k gold set with vibrant hues of brilliance. $1,769.00 each at yvel.com.
8. Pop Art X-Plus Girl Clutch
A fabulous Pop Art X-Plus Girl clutch bag by Sylvia Toledano, the undisputed master of the minaudière. Shimmering Swarovski crystals adorn clutch and clasp. A Pop Art punch for any ensemble. $2,165.00. Available at net-a-porter.com.
9. Taupe, Black and Red Plaid Boots
Burberry mukluks are smashing even when ankle deep in soil. The classic Burberry taupe, black and red plaid boots will look oh, so chic amongst the carrots. 275 € at galerieslafayette.com.
10. Black & White Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Earrings
Yvel Stunning Black & White Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Earrings. 18k gold and sparkling diamonds encompass amazing Tahitian pearls. One black, one white. The yin and yang of life reflects the balance found in magnificent jewelry. Just perfect. $20,520.00 at yvel.com.
11. Silk River-Print Scarf
The Queen of eye-popping graphics, Mary Katrantzou never seems to run out of incredible ideas to make the world a brighter place. Her silk River-Print scarf mixes it all up in bold and beautiful configurations. Available at Selfridges, London. £330.00.
12. Apollo Boots
The Bauhaus esthetic proclaimed “less is more.” While we may not always agree with that sentiment when it comes to fashion, in this case less boot equals more pizazz! The Christian Louboutin Apollo boots are a testament to this. Golden eyelets embellish black suede, knee high boots. The stiletto heels create a serious bravado effect. Available through matchesfashion.com. $3,5445.00. Truly out of this world opulence.