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