We’ve got you covered this festive season with more than 50 luxury items to give and to get in our holiday gift giude. All you need to do is choose the gift wrap.
Let festive sparkle take on new meaning with Tom Dixon’s kinetic oil diffuser or a bronze banana sculpture by South African artist Sanell Aggenbach, for the golden age of Hollywood glamour shines on in this edit of on-trend metallic gifts. Fashion-forward accessories like a Kirsten Goss cuff and Missibaba earrings as well as Dolce & Gabbana’s newest eye colours will leave the missus looking fit for the silver screen.
A nautical gift has centre-stage in this blue and white array of summer gifting. From homeware to kitchenware, allow the crystalline forms of a Cape West Coast edible salt crystal and the coral-like protrusions on a Farah Hernandez vase or Mediterranean notes of an Acqua di Parma fragrance remind you of carefree summer days filled with sun, sand and sea.
Gifting in graphic black and white has never looked more urban and sophisticated than in this round-up of monochrome gifts. Vintage visuals – like a Fornasetti face and the Abstract Expressionist-like splatters that decorate Lisa Firer’s tapered vases or My Sugar’s chocolate Christmas tree ornaments – wink at artistic expression. For high-gloss polish opt for a Nicolson Russell cutlery set or Duca Del Cosma’s men’s sneakers.
Gift smoke-like swirling patterns, rich amber colours, and the woody notes of Le Labo’s Santal 33 eau de parfum hint at a return to nature and the heady textures and tones of the earth. Let the ribbed forms and ash-like colouring of a La Grange Interiors vessel or the organic shapes and watery tones of H&M’s and Pezula Interiors’ serveware take centre stage on your festive table.
STOCKISTS: Cape Town Fynbos Experience, email@example.com; Cécile & Boyd, www.cecileandboyds.com; Duca Del Cosma, www.ducadelcosma.co.za; Edgars, www.edgars.co.za; Farah Hernandez, firstname.lastname@example.org; Foschini, www.foschini.co.za; H&M, www.hm.com/ZA; Hertex, www.hertex.co.za; Kirsten Goss, www.kirstengoss.com; La Grange Interiors, www.lagrangeinteriors.co.za; Labotessa, www.labotessa.com; Le Creuset, www.lecreuset.co.za; Lisa Firer, email@example.com; Missibaba, www.missibaba.com; My Sugar, www.mysugar.co.za; Pezula Interiors, firstname.lastname@example.org; Poetry, www.poetrystores.co.za; Samsonite, www.samsonite.co.za; Skins Cosmetics, www.skins.co.za; St Leger & Viney, www.stleger.co.za; Tasteful Living, email@example.com; Tumi, www.tumi.co.za; Whatiftheworld, www.whatiftheworld.com.
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