Stuck for those last-minute gift ideas? Here at Upscale Living magazine, we have compiled the most extraordinary gift selection for you to choose from.
Guinot’s New Micro-Current Eye Treatment
Guinot’s new micro-current eye treatment uses roller electrodes that switch between positive and negative polarity to stimulate the eye muscles, resulting in an instant, non-invasive eyelid lift in just 25 minutes. This, combined with an eye massage and a Vitamin C eye mask, works to reduce puffiness and boost circulation. Lasting about one week per treatment, Eye Lift is the perfect gift for yourself or a friend.
MB&F HM9 Flow Road Edition
The highly exclusive MB&F HM9 Flow ‘Road’ Edition timepiece in rose gold is one of only 33 models in the world. MB&F drew inspiration from mid-century modern automotive and aeronautic design for the limited edition timepiece. The dial takes an unconventional position on the side of the timepiece, allowing drivers and pilots who prefer to steer with one hand stationed at the top of a wheel, which makes the unusual HM9 Flow “Road” Edition the perfect luxury gift for motorsports and design enthusiasts. You can find details on the MB&F HM 9 here.
Yamaha 275 Series Sport Boat
The new 275 Series Sport Boats from Yamaha offers an entirely new experience from the number one brand on the water. Starting at the spacious bow and carried throughout, you’ll find thoughtful features from the brand known for marine innovations. Found out more at YAMAHA275BOATS.com.
Baroque Mandala Wool Shawl from Scarflings
The Baroque Mandala Wool Shawl from Scarflings presents a beautiful take on the sacred wisdom held within the circular mandala pattern. This exquisite piece is a reminder of the mystical relationship between art and life and that everything is connected. This wrap is made of the highest quality 100% Australian Wool.
Hugo Volpino Isabella Tote
The luxurious Hugo Volpino Isabella Tote is made with the finest leather and exquisite Florentine craftsmanship. Metal studs protect the bottom, with a detachable pouch, zipped closure with two external pockets and a shoulder carry with top strap or with longer adjustable/removable strap. It can also be worn as a crossbody. Available in: Black, Navy, Red, Hunter Green and Orange (Black, Hunter Green and Orange available for pre-order, scheduled to ship mid-September.) Made in Italy
Simona Clawfoot Soaking Bathtub
The Simona Clawfoot Soaking Bathtub is an absolutely stunning French Bateau clawfoot tub. It has a high gloss white interior and an umber washed the silver-leafed exterior. A burnt umber wash was used to age the hand-gilded exterior as it brought out some beautiful golden hues and subtle, soft, shadowy nuances of silver and gold. perigold.com
Bien Être Chocolates
The quest for well-being now involves an unlikely ally: chocolate. A collaboration between La Maison du Chocolat’s master chef Nicolas Cloiseau and Paris-based nutritionist Dr. Thierry Hanh has yielded the French luxury chocolatier’s first wellness collection – Bien Être, which translates to ‘well-being’. Bien Être marks the liberation of chocolate from animal fats and proteins. Introduced in summer 2018, the collection of naturally sweetened, dairy-free and gluten-free fruit ganaches quickly sold out; but it has recently made its way back into U.S. markets, now with a new a snack-sized edition that’s perfect for satisfying an on-the-go sweets craving.
The MacArthur Place 22 custom Candle
Take in the scents of Sonoma’s MacArthur Place at home with ‘The MacArthur Place 22’ custom candle by Lola James Harper. Inspired by the property’s six acres of verdant gardens, the fragrance features aromas of poplar wood, matcha green tea, and lily. Mirroring the sun-filled space with green trees, white flowers, and blonde wood floors, the candle showcases the historical property beautifully.
T-Rex Red Table Clock
MB&F and L’Epée 1839 partnered The T-Rex Red table clock is the 11th collaboration between MB&F and premier Swiss clockmaker L’Épée 1839. The minimalistic clock dial, crafted of hand-blown Murano glass, is encased in a spherical, skeletonized body of stainless steel, palladium-plated brass, and bronze. This conversation-starting clock and time capsule are also highly collectible, limited to just 100 pieces.
Gleneagles Festive Hamper
Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and sporting estate in rural Perthshire, is delighted to unveil its new range of Christmas alongside its Gleneagles & Co selection of fine food, available at the Retail Arcade whilst up at the hotel and on the online shop – perfect for festive gifting. Gleneagles’ four festive hampers are the ultimate luxury gift for food-lovers, each a treasure trove bringing together a luxurious selection from the Gleneagles & Co food range.
Yuko Nishio NNNY Skin Care
Founded by top Japanese esthetician, Yuko Nishio, NNNY Skin Care is at the forefront of nano-natural anti-aging skin treatment science. Originally sold exclusively in the Yuko Nishio ‘Nature Sage’ Aromatherapy Salon in Tokyo, Japan, the exclusive, limited collection is now available in the US. All NNNY Skin Care products are fragrance-free, colorant-free, and paraben-free. NNNY Skin Care products use premium botanical extracts to help skin repair, replenish, and rejuvenate its natural state.
Nada Jewelry Collection by Patrick Mavros
Patrick Mavros, the luxury jeweler and sculpture whose work is inspired by Africa, is proud to introduce the new Nada Collection, which celebrates the rich tradition of African legends and folklore surrounding Nada, a fabled South African Beauty. Nada is the heroine of an African love story, based on her daring escapade amongst the heroes and villains of ancient African. Nada is synonymous with feminine grave and elegance – the root of Mavros’ design inspiration.
Bentley Diamond Motif Ski
The Black Diamond Edition ski is finished in gloss black for a dynamic and powerful aesthetic. Again, the distinctive Bentley diamond motif weaves its way across the highly polished ski, seamlessly gliding from a negative to a relief design, adding a textural finish that is rare to find within the ski market. In the Black Diamond edition, the six diamonds are accentuated in a gloss black finish, the sharp surrounding lines are formed using a highly unique pressing process.
Lambda Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil
An exceptional ultra-premium olive oil which has constantly Μedian of Fruitiness (mF) over 5.0. From some of the oldest centenarian olive trees of Greece, the finest olives are handpicked and pressed with utmost care. Then this ultra-low acidity liquid is being bottled entirely by hand. Available in strictly limited quantities from selected upscale gourmet stores and high-end hotels.
AHAVA Gold Mineral Mud Mask
AHAVA Gold Mineral Mud Mask combines authentic Dead Sea mud with 24k Gold. This nourishing mask delivers a luxury at-home spa experience and ideal makeup prep for luminous, radiant skin. ahava.com
Always Italy book by Frances Mayes
The “Always Italy” by Frances Mayes ($35) is a lavishly illustrated and gift-worthy guide, the world’s most beloved expert on la dolce vita takes readers on the ultimate insider’s tour of Italy’s 20 iconic regions, revealing little-known gems, off-the-beaten-path destinations, and one-of-a-kind experiences. In these illuminating pages, Frances Mayes, the author of Under the Tuscan Sun and many other bestsellers, and New York Times travel writer Ondine Cohane reveal an Italy that only the locals know, filled with top destinations and unforgettable travel experiences in every region. Inspiring and utterly unique, this vivid treasury is a must-have for anyone who wants to experience the best of Italy.
JCB No. 13 Perfume Collection
JCB No. 13 is divine and delicate. Graceful aromas of white oak are surrounded by soft notes of rosewood, sandalwood, and a touch of sweet vanilla. The perfume is a classic glass bottle is $395, and the essence de parfum in Baccarat crystal is $1,995. The only perfume inspired by the world of wine, the JCB Perfume Collection captures the passion of vintner Jean-Charles Boisset, who grew up in Burgundy – and has wineries in France, Napa, and Sonoma.
Glam’Azone Jewelry Collection by The Messika
The Messika Glam’Azone collection is an expression of confident femininity written in diamonds. With this gift, she can give the effect of an ethereal stackable with a single 3-row pavé ring in 18 karats rose gold, containing 0.76 total carats of oval and round brilliant cut diamonds.
Move Uno 2 Row Necklace from The Messika
For the modern woman who prefers easy-wearing jewelry that still makes a big statement, gift the Messika Move Uno 2 Row necklace, featuring 0.31 total carats of round brilliant diamonds set in two strands of 18 karats rose gold.
RevAir Reserve-Air Dryer
The RevAir Reverse-Air Dryer is a multi-functional hair tool that dries the hair in the natural direction of the cuticle all while straightening and sealing in shine & softness!
Face Glow is an all-in-one tinted moisturizer, primer, and highlighter infused with semi-precious smithsonite. This beautiful crystal not only opens the mind and encourages a state of relaxation, and awareness, but is also known to protect skin from harmful UVB rays.
Outdoor Pizza Oven by Grommet
Make delicious wood-fired dishes in your backyard with this outdoor pizza oven by Grommet. This outdoor pizza oven heats up to 900+ degrees in a flash (literally, less than 10 minutes). You’ll have a restaurant-caliber pizza in two minutes and charred veggies and meats in under five. Foodies love this powerhouse.
Relais & Châteaux offer specially curated gift boxes
Relais & Châteaux offer specially curated gift boxes, and these newly designed ‘presents’ open the door to a world of incredible hospitality experiences available globally from the association. Aligning with the brand’s core pillars of sustainability and ethical trade, the “boxes” have been reimagined as chic-fashionable pouches, made entirely from recycled water bottles. Relais & Chateaux partnered with South African artisans from The Joinery to custom design the pouches. Travelers can repurpose the pouch for a travel envelope, passport holder or cosmetic bag – it’s the perfect eco-friendly travel accessory.
100% Wool Gobi Hat
Gobi Hat from Tenth Street is the perfect gift for those who love to stand out from the crowd. This beautiful hat is made of 100% wool and comes in two colors.
Alexander Wang authentic Adidas Sportswear
Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang redefines authentic Adidas sportswear by embracing imperfections and the raw aesthetic of the manufacturing process. Inspired by archival Adidas soccer boots, these suede shoes are detailed with industrial factory-inspired graphics and finished with Boost cushioning.
The Mayacams Wines – 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2017 Chardonnay
The Mayacamas 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Golden Hill: This small production is emblematic of Mayacamas style, and a look into the past as it was taken from a harvest destroyed by the 2017 fires. Grown on unique composition comprised of volcanic soil and river stone, this wine has savory flavors including berries with a tannic structure.
The Mayacamas 2017 Chardonnay: The refreshing aromas of ripe lemon honeysuckle and crushed oyster shell combined with classic Mayacamas acidity highlights this warm vintage.