UN­DER THE CHRIST­MAS TREE

Look no fur­ther than our list of lust-wor­thy treats to spread cheer this fes­tive sea­son.

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Luxe picks to add to your wish­list

Jo Malone’s Ex­clu­sive Lim­ited-edi­tion English Pear & Freesia Cologne is a pic­ture of luxe el­e­gance. Housed within the sparkling, golden bot­tle is a lav­ish nec­tar of just-ripe pears and bou­quets of white freesias. $220 In­spired by pre­cious stones, By Terry’s

Trio Com­pact Gem Glow com­prises three il­lu­mi­nat­ing shades – white, pink and cham­pagne di­a­mond – en­sur­ing that your mien is on fleek, no mat­ter the cam­era an­gle. $95 Hour­glass’ com­pact Am­bi­ent Light­ing Edit Vol­ume 4 con­sists of six beau­ti­fully crafted shades for a flaw­less com­plex­ion. In­clud­ing fil­tered bronze light and a soft lilac blush. Comes in a lim­ited edi­tion metal­lic pink com­pact. $140 We love the gor­geous berry shade of YSL’S Rouge Pur Cou­ture Gold At­trac­tion

Edi­tion in 19 Le Fuch­sia. The colour glides on ef­fort­lessly and lips re­main hy­drated for hours. The rouge is housed in­side a sleek black and gold case. $52 The DRGL® Mois­turiser Col­la­gen Boost is a boon for those trav­el­ling to dry cli­mates. It utilises sea buck­thorn oil, jo­joba oil and multi-vi­ta­mins to add a youth­ful, dewy glow your com­plex­ion, while the al­gae ex­tract pro­tects the skin from free rad­i­cals. $268

Prime your skin to look flaw­less for a slew of par­ties with the Sul­wha­soo Ad­vent Cal­en­dar. The set com­prises of 24 travel-sized emul­sions, creams and masks, in­clud­ing their pop­u­lar Con­cen­trated Gin­seng Re­new­ing Cream EX. $255 Ban­ish chapped lips with the help of Clar­ins In­stant Light Lip Com­fort Oil in 07 Honey Glam. It car­ries a hint of colour and a high con­cen­tra­tion of plant oils – from hazel­nut, jo­joba and macadamia – to keep your pout mois­turised. $36 Les Merveilleuses Face Colour Rose LADURÉE Lim­ited Edi­tion fea­tures soft, re­al­is­tic petals in ro­man­tic red and ex­udes an aroma of freshly picked roses. Comes with a com­ple­ment­ing draw­string bag. $102 For­mu­lated with or­ganic noni ex­tract (also known as In­dian mul­berry), Kora Or­gan­ics’ Noni Glow Face Oil is teem­ing with an­tiox­i­dants and es­sen­tial fatty acids.

It’s the go-to rou­tine to re­ju­ve­nate tired skin af­ter a long day. $32 Tra­verse through Ja­pan’s sea­sons with THREE’S Aroma Hand Cream Kit. The chic pack­ag­ing houses four unique scents, start­ing from the bloom­ing cherry blos­soms for spring to the mois­tur­is­ing yuzu peel oil for win­ter. $80

Ar­tis­ti­cally de­signed and flaw­lessly crafted, Blanc­pain’s Métiers d’ Art col­lec­tion pays trib­ute to the four great beau­ties of an­cient China – Xi

Shi, Diao Chan, Wang Zhao­jun and Yang Guifei. Us­ing the grand eu method, each lady is hand-crafted on the enamel dial. Price upon en­quiry It’s easy to get in the mood for Issey Miyake’s Plat­inum Star­dust.

This se­ries com­bines a sparkly em­bossed piece with a mir­ror fin­ish. Take your pick from these three op­tions: Sil­ver X Gold, Wine X Blue and Navy X Gun­metal. From $820 Made from box calf, calf and lizard skin, Loewe’s Barcelona Tulip Bag Black is a stun­ning piece that’s ver­sa­tile enough to take you from an of­fice meet­ing to a girls’ night out. $4,850

Chopard’s lat­est time­piece, the L.U.C Per­pet­ual T pays ho­mage to the Chi­nese zodiac. Sport­ing a 18-carat rose gold case with en­grav­ings of a tiger, dragon and snake. The other nine an­i­mals can be found around the case of the watch. Price upon en­quiry Valentino’s Spike It fea­tures the brand’s sig­na­ture spikes and a colour­ful but­ter­fly on quilted leather.

This state­ment bag is a con­ver­sa­tion starter. $5,540 Seen on the shoul­ders of celebri­ties like Se­lena Gomez and Kylie Jen­ner, the MCM’S STARK Mo­saic Crys­tal Back­pack is em­bla­zoned in shim­mer­ing Swarovski crys­tals. It’s kit­ted with re­mov­able and con­vert­ible leather shoul­der straps so you can wear it as a back­pack, cross­body or shoul­der bag. $5,220

Toast to your shin­ing achieve­ments in 2018 with a flute of Mai­son Per­rier-jouët’s Blason Rosé. The re­designed bot­tle comes in an el­e­gant slen­der shape and makes for a great host­ess gift. $99 For the fash­ion maven who also loves to en­ter­tain, the lim­ited edi­tion sleek KARL LAGER­FELD MOOD by Christofle is the per­fect ac­ces­sory. It hides a set of cut­lery for six, in­clud­ing ta­ble forks, ta­ble­spoons, ta­ble knives and tea­spoons. $3,660 Jump­start your morn­ings with De’longhi’s Ar­gento Flora. In­spired by the colours from Mother Earth’s back­yard, the break­fast col­lec­tion comes in four pas­tel colours and in­cludes a toaster and ket­tle. $268 Ring in 2019 with a bot­tle of Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012 Year of the Boar. The five-star vin­tage of­fers a great bal­ance of black­berry, earthy and oaky flavours.

The mag­num bot­tle is painted by renowned Hong Kong artist, Tse Yim On. $1,750 for a mag­num, $10,500 for a five liters bot­tle Un­leash your in­ner master chef with the made-to-or­der Sav­er­nake Knives’

The Clas­sic. Us­ing a com­bi­na­tion of aerospace man­u­fac­tur­ing and hand-fin­ish­ing tech­niques, this kitchen blade is both aes­thet­i­cally pleas­ing and func­tional.

£280, avail­able from sav­er­nakeknives.co.uk

Kusmi Tea’s Christ­mas tea, Tsarevna is a gor­geous blend of vanilla-scented black tea with re­fresh­ing or­ange peel and cin­na­mon over­tones. It is packed in a blue and white tin dec­o­rated with arabesques mo­tifs. $85 Miele’s bag­less vac­uum cleaner Bl­iz­zard CX1 is what you need for fuss­free clean ups. It of­fers bet­ter fil­tra­tion and lower noise level and a pow­er­ful clean­ing per­for­mance; the lat­ter is thanks to its Vor­tex Tech­nol­ogy. From $529 Treat your­self to a beau­ti­ful or­na­ment from Ge­org Jensen’s

Christ­mas col­lec­tion. Cre­ated by award­win­ning Swedish de­signer Mon­ica Förster, each col­lectible is plated with shim­mery 18-carat gold or pal­la­dium.

From $25 Ne­spresso has rolled out its Lim­ited-edi­tion Fes­tive Col­lec­tion, with three in­ter­est­ing blends: al­mond­flavoured Vari­a­tions Paris Mac­aron; the per­fect perk-me-up (in­ten­sity level: nine) Paris Black espresso cof­fee; and hazel­nut­caramel Vari­a­tions Paris Pral­iné. $26.40

Meis­ter­stück Le Petit Prince Soli­taire is in­spired by An­toine de Saint-ex­upéry’s Le Petit Prince, Mont­blanc, which cel­e­brates cre­ativ­ity and imag­i­na­tion. One to add to your sta­tionery col­lec­tion. $1,670 The Le­ica SOFORT in­stant cam­era au­to­mat­i­cally adapts to the en­vi­ron­ment, en­sur­ing art­ful shots re­gard­less of place and time. It also comes with a choice of blackand-white and colour films. $480 KEF’S com­pact LSX comes equipped with four Class-d Am­pli­fiers and twin DACS for pris­tine sound qual­ity when stream­ing through pop­u­lar apps, such as Spo­tify and Ap­ple Mu­sic. $1,899 Chan­nel ef­fort­less ur­ban so­phis­ti­ca­tion with the can­vastrimmed felt fe­dora from French milliner brand, Mai­son Michel. £277, avail­able from the­out­net.com/en-sg This nifty leather care box from Her­mès comes with sad­dle balm, soap and oil to give your prized ac­ces­sories the ut­most care. It comes in a el­e­gant yet com­pact oak wood box for easy stow­ing. Price upon en­quiry

The roomy Bum Bag from Chloé comes in a classy earthy red tone and sparkly gold studs, per­fect for your travel es­sen­tials. $1,230 Bring the gar­den in­side your liv­ing room with BYREDO’S Fleur Fan­tôme Room Spray. En­joy the in­vig­o­rat­ing scent of lemons, tulips and vi­o­lets. Bonus: the black glass bot­tle. $145 Look fresh-faced even af­ter a red-eye flight with Sabon’s lim­ited edi­tion Wooden Patchouli Shower Oil. Within the in­tri­cate bot­tle is an ar­ray of es­sen­tial oils, from av­o­cado to jo­joba, to deeply mois­turise and bal­ance the ph lev­els of your skin. $52 The AR 6082 sun­glasses from Gior­gio Ar­mani is as ver­sa­tile as it is stylish, It comes with a dap­per green tor­toise­shell fea­ture to ac­cen­tu­ates the round, golden frames, mak­ing this a stand­out piece. Price upon en­quiry For a travel case with an edge, we recommed the 19 De­gree Em­ber from TUMI. It fea­tures 2 TSA in­te­grated com­bi­na­tion locks, four dual-spin­ning wheels and a se­lec­tion of vin­tage-style dec­o­ra­tive stick­ers. Avail­able in dif­fer­ent sizes. Prices from $1,490

Re­count the amus­ing misad­ven­tures of

Felipe the Flamingo on Em­po­rio Ar­mani’s T-shirt Felipe e Arnold. The brightly coloured prints is per­fect for your lit­tle trend­set­ter in the mak­ing. From US$115 With a heart-shaped nose and a logo hoodie, the Givenchy Ted­der Bear is a night­time com­pan­ion for mini fash­ion­istas. £115 With Kenzo Kids’ Multi Tiger Print Chang­ing Bag, you’d be able to travel with your tot in style. The chang­ing bag is plas­tered with its iconic tiger mo­tifs and in­cludes a bag, bunting bag and milk bot­tle. $560 Em­bel­lished with iri­des­cent, metal­lic flow­ers, the stun­ning red Tulle dress from Baby Dior is sure to turn heads. It’s a match with the Baby Ball bag that fea­tures an adorable teddy bear in faux fur. Price upon en­quiry Let your princess take her baby steps in the Lit­tle Marc Ja­cobs’ Glit­ter-coated Leather Bal­le­rina Flats that’s de­signed to look like a de­light­ful pair of mice. US$115

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