FORTUNE FAVORS THE BOLD

It’s the merriest time of the year. And then some. Whether you’ve been naughty (likely) or nice (hopefully), do we have the perfect gifts for you to give and receive this holiday season. Join our style arbiters Tori Johnson, Lance Avery Morgan and Jonathan Spindel who scoured the globe to recommend the finest and most fun objects to desire.  

LET THE GAMES BEGIN
Lawn bowling at its best. Plus, Bocce is a ball sport with a common ancestry from ancient games played in the Roman Empire. We love a game with a pedigree. $150. At FredericksAndMae.com
THE CALL OF THE SEA
Call me Ishmael, yet call this cool trend-spotting with a new subterranean PowerRay Wizard drone that records HD videos underwater for up to four hours to simulate a real diving experience from the comfort of the deck. $1500. At DroneWorld.com
FEELING TOASTY, YET?

I’ll drink to that. Certainly, in these chic Milan-made glasses that command distinct attention. These J.J. Martin goblets might even ignite your own Game of Thrones role-playing with party guests. $4900 each. At LaDoubleJ.com
GIVE ME SOME SPACE
You and your family can navigate your own space exploration journey while engaging in science, technology and engineering related activities. Build model rockets, explore robotics and train for spaceflight in NASA’s new Family Campouts. Priceless. At SpaceCenter.org
PINK & GREEN’S DELIGHT
TheSIL.com has teamed with the Beverly Hills Hotel for a first-ever curated capsule collection that embraces the celeb lodge’s famous pink and green colors. The holiday collection, featuring many Texas designers, is Nov12-13 at the hotel. Shown, pink Hayden Lasher bag. At TheSIL.com
PARIS, MEET TEXAS
A custom scent is one of the foremost luxuries in life. At Austin-based Roux St. James, it’s elevated to a new level. A natural and bespoke perfume creation for women and men help you understand the connection between the scent and the sacred. Prices vary. At RouxStJames.com
BEAUTY FOR DAYS
This charming advent calendar from Harrod’s includes an assortment of the newest and finest English beauty products hand-selected for you to discover. $328. At Harrods.com
MINI ME FOR YOU
Red is the ultimate neutral accessory, we think. This Sylie bag is one of our top faves of this fashion season and we know it will look as fresh next season, too. $2350. At Gucci.
CLEARLY IT’S IN THE STARS
This astrologically-inclined decanter could be a hallmark of any host’s home bar. Made with substantial glass, this gold-tone makes it retro-fabulous. We love this Vista Alegre one the most. $299. At Frontgate.com
DRIVING IT HOME
Keep those precious memories and photos secure for a lifetime with this state-of-art Lacie 4TB Rugged Mino back- up drive that is the entertainment industry’s BFF…. $69.94. At Amazon.
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ILLUSTRATING THE FACTS
A custom illustration artist for your next event? Yes, please. Dallas-based Kris Ammon of KCA Designs brings her post-modern design aesthetic to the fashionable surface for one-of-a-kind portraits. Price Upon Request. At KCADesignCo.com
RACK’S SPACE
Need a mod place to keep your current and collectible back issues of The Society Diaries magazine? May we suggest this sleek, Curva magazine rack that also doubles as art? $245. At Amara.com
HAIR DRESSING 101
Hairclips and adornments are all the rage this fall, so we love these Simone Rocha faux-pearl and diamanté hair accessories, from $95. At SimoneRocha.com
ABOVE BOARD
This backgammon set will have you waxing for the 80s game nights again with this black and white treasure of a classic. Perfect for any coffee table with its glossy lacquer case. $395. From Jonathan Adler.
WORLDY PURSUITS
Make a statement in yoga class with this Vivienne Westwood mat and bag that reads “Mirror The World” and is made of plant-based ingredients. $175. VivienneWestwood.com
CENTER OF ATTRACTION
Both artful and delightful, this organically-shaped “Eve” centerpiece fruit bowl that is made of high-fired porcelain is the perfect accessory for any surface that represents glamour. $250. At Jonathan Adler.
TRAVELER’S DELIGHT
Be your own United Nations expert with this Pilot translating earpiece that allows users to converse with other wearers who speak any one of 15 languages. $299. At WaverlyLabs.com
WE’LL ALWAYS HAVE LAKE COMO

Inside scoop: Lake Como’s first 5-star hotel, Vista Palazzo Lago di Como, is where the jets are now heading. No doubt famed local Clooney is ahead of the pack, as always. Price Upon Request. At VistaLagoDiComo.com
DAPPER DRESSER
For dresser top or travel bag, this three-piece leather gift set includes a coin tray, cufflink box and stud box, and is also available in four other colors 379. At HarveyNichols.com
MASTERFUL MIXOLOGY
If you can’t always make it to New York’s Polo Bar, bring it with you with this Kipton mixologist box. $3,995. At RalphLauren.com
D.I.Y. MOVIESTAR HAIR
Even a bad hair day can get glam with this put-it-up-and-go sparkling, rhinestone-laden headband that goes from day to evening. $355. At JimmyChoo.com
INITIAL IMPRESSION
Make a bold statement with this classic Mark Cross bag, customized in the European fashion in your favorite colors. From $2,250. At FECastleberry.com
COUTURE BOUQUET
Couture is the ultimate gift. The ever-optimistic Valentino showed a floral motif everywhere for Fall 2018. They’re so pretty, why not order two gowns? Price Upon Request. At Valentino.com
MUSIC TO MY EARS
Designed to pair with the latest devices, these deluxe wireless headphones sound as good as they look. Jointly designed with Ermenegildo Zegna for an extra touch of luxury. $650. At MrPorter.com
CUT TO THE CHASE
For your biggest celebrations,show them how it’s done with this Champagne saber, crafted by Christofle silversmiths for St. Regis. Pop your favorite bottles in ultimate style and included is a private lesson from St. Regis. Price upon request. At StRegisRituals.com
SUPERSIZE ME, PLEASE
As big as flying saucers, the trend for oversize hats in just in time for holiday resort wear. Go big or go home in this Jacquemus La Bomba straw hat. $430. At Jacquemus.com
GENETICALLY INCLINED
Just how diverse is your background? Reveal your ancestral history with incredible scientific accuracy. You never know which historical figures you may discover in your family tree. From $99. At AncestryDNA.com
THE WRITE STUFF
This Montblanc Starwalker stationery set is augmented with technology that lets you sync your notes to any device. $755. At Montblanc.com
FIT FOR A KING
With its bold peak lapels and luxurious details, this Kingsman cashmere overcoat is designed for a globe-trotting style maven, who is our kind of guy. From $1,250. At MrPorter.com
BEST FOOT FORWARD
Crafted in Italy, found in Dallas, with rich suede and eye-catching tassels, these casual yet refined loafers are a classic way to complete a sharp holiday look. $695. At Hadleighs.com
A TERRIFIC TOUCH
A perfect fit for crisp weather, these supple leather gloves with cashmere lining, provide unmatched comfort and will age beautifully. Price Upon Request. At FratelliOrsini.com
PICTURE PERFECT
Make every moment last a lifetime with Leica’s M10 digital camera, which features the latest technology in a timeless, old-school-cool body.
$6,895. At Leica-Camera.com
TREASURE TROVE
Gifting for someone who has it all? Give this fully functional sterling silver safe to store their treasures. $14,900. At Asprey.com
BELLA CUCINA
Add a playfully colorful touch to your home kitchen with this delightfully Sicilian collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Smeg. From $650. At Neiman Marcus.
EYES ON THE PRIZE
Designed for competitive athletes and passionate adventurers, these high-tech shades include an augmented-reality display and a front-facing camera, too. From $649. At Everysight.com
BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE
You’ll want to stay warm in luxury this winter. Morris Kaye & Sons Furs and Fashions released their latest K Couture design; a mink stroller bleached, stenciled and hand painted with a Swarovski crystal button. $6,000. At MorrisKayeFurs.com
QUENCH YOUR THIRST
The modern way to drink water, Gem Water offers reusable glass water bottles with pods of different gems such as diamonds, amethyst, garnet and more to promote balance, health among other beneficial properties. $330. Photo and availability courtesy of Gem Water.
REAL SCREEN TIME
The Panasonic TH-152UX1W is a whopping 152in. and offers a stunningly clear plasma display. $770,000. Photo and availability courtesy of Panasonic.
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
A sumptuous three-tier midnight blue velvet jewel box treasure chest, fitted with each of the Bond No. 9’s Dubai eau de parfum. $4,500. Photo and availability courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.
GAME ON, BABY
Designed as a statement in modern, this glass billiard table will ensure you have the ultimate game room. $73,000. Photo and availability courtesy of Elite Innovations.
AS HAPPY AS A CLAM
This is the personal sauna that allows users to lie in a comfortable supine position while infrared lamps provide deep penetrating, soothing heat. $14,000. Photo and availability courtesy of Hammacher Schlemmer.
WHERE’S GOLDIE LOCKS?
Handmade and 14k gold plated, by coating each strand with a very small amount of sebum, the brush repairs dry hair and adds lustrous shine without using styling products. $182. Photo and availability courtesy of Balmain.
BY CANDLELIGHT
Encased in hand-painted ceramic vessels depicting three unique Classical façades, this Fornasetti ‘Ordine Architettonico’ scented candle set is ornamental and fragrant in equal measure. $525. Photo and availability courtesy of Fornasetti.
QUEST FOR YOUTH
Valmont’s Time Master Intensive Program features a super high concentration of cutting-edge cosmetic ingredients, to target and act in synergy on the skin’s hydration, energy and radiance, on wrinkles and firmness. $1,400. Photo and availability courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.
IF THE SHOE FITS
These Alepel mules are rendered in leather, hand painted and personalized for a special extra touch. $245. Photo and availability courtesy of Moda ‘Operandi.
BLANKET STATEMENT
Curl up in your jet seat with this Sofia Cashmere Bon Voyage Travel set so you can be well rested upon landing. $395. Photo and availability courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman.
JET-SET READY
Modern Creation München (MCM) uses traditional craftsmanship and German engineered functionality to handmake every product. $1,480. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
ON VACATION
Walk the Cannes red carpet, swim with whale sharks or produce your own safari video – Chad Clark’s Certified experiences are completely customizable and always extraordinary. Price Upon Request. Photo and availability courtesy of Chad Clark Travel.
WAY UNDER THE SEA
Explore the waters in your personal submarine that dives up to 1,000 feet. $2 million. Photo and availability courtesy of Hammacher Schlemmer.
UNDER MY BELT
Elegant and classic reversible belt in two different calfskin textures, embellished with two Gancini interchangeable buckles in shiny palladium metal and horn resin. $595. Photo and availability courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo.
LET’S SEE A SHOW OF HANDS
This Czech & Speake leather bound manicure set includes slanted tweezers, safety scissors, nail scissors, nail clippers, nail file, toenail clippers, cuticle nipper, cuticle tool to keep your hands well kempt. $689. Photo and availability courtesy of Mr. Porter.
WHO’S HAS THE TIME?
The ultimate timepiece, Vacheron Constantin’s Traditionnelle Automatic Tourbillon watch is 1mm 18k pink gold and alligator. $120,000. Photo and availability courtesy of Mr. Porter.
MUSIC TO OUR EARS
Bang Olufsen is the best in the biz when it comes to sound. This one-point music system features wireless connectivity to phone, tablet, or computer. $2,699. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
HAVE A GOOD (HAIR) DAY
L’Officine Universelle Buly’s combs are famously invented in France and handcrafted in Switzerland made of high-quality acetate and bronze. Starting at $65. Photo and availability courtesy of L’Officine Universelle Buly.