Holiday Marketplace

Here we present a special collection of holiday options that offers something for everyone.

By Molly Bayme

GET CARRIED AWAY
Brighten up your holiday season with the richly textured and vivaciously colored “Annie Tote” by J. McLaughlin. This leather bag is the perfect companion for any outing… from shopping on a Sunday afternoon to a girl’s night out on the town. This is just the bag you need $345 for Houston and beyond. Availability and photo courtesy of JMclaughlin.com

ARM CANDY
San Antonio’s Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry offers this gorgeous, eye-catching 18 karat gold hinged bracelet trimmed with pave diamonds. Sport this bracelet and add zing to your day-to-night attire. From chic dinners to luxurious cocktail parties, this bracelet plays an essential role in establishing an additional sophistication factor to your wardrobe. $12,000. Availability and photo courtesy of Lmfj.com

DIAMONDS: GIRL’S BEST FRIEND
What better way to say “I do” than with this beauty from Austin’s Diamonds Direct? Fall in love with this 18-karat white gold engagement ring with a yellow cushion cut diamond. Pair this ring with the matching canary yellow diamond band for an irresistible combination. Availability and photo courtesy of Diamonds-direct.com

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES
Find the perfect union of sport and luxury on the road with the BMW 4 Series Coupe from BMW of Austin. This car brings a new kind of elegance to driving. Not only is the BMW 4 Series Coupe aesthetically pleasing, but it also has more than remarkable dynamics that will keep you on the road zooming along. Starting at $43,425. Availability and photo courtesy of BMWofaustin.com

THAT HAS A RING TO IT
This holiday season and into 2014, accessorize with San Antonio’s Penaloza & Sons 18 karat yellow and white gold ring. This asymmetrical soft fluted, posh diamond beauty will make a holiday season statement. The versatility of this ring allows you to flaunt this enthralling accessory on any occasion. $3,600 Availability and photo courtesy of Penalozaandsons.com

BEAUTIFULLY BEJEWELED
See this bracelet and witness some of the finest metal-smithing ever. Copeland Jewelers from Austin spotlights this bracelet that is in a head-turning 18-karat rose gold. It has a beautiful mosaic of dramatically cut colored stones and diamonds- almost 8 carats of stunning purple and green amethyst, blue topaz and smoky quartz. $17,875. Availability and photo courtesy of Copelandjewelers.com

LUXE ON WHEELS
The 2013 Cadillac ATS sport sedan is not your grandfather’s Cadillac. From your San Antonio’s Cadillac Dealers, it is so much more. With lots of power to spare, the sweptback headlamps, prominent grille, and side character line, running along the sides and through the door handles, look especially cool. From $33,000. At Mysantoniocadillacdealers.com

WE’RE SET, SO LET’S JET
We love that Jet Linx offers you unparalleled service and flexibility in private jet travel, including guaranteed availability, guaranteed hourly rates and a guaranteed industry-best standard of safety for Light, Midsize, Super Midsize and Heavy Jet aircraft. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, Jet Linx is the solution for all your private jet travel needs across the globe. At Jetlinx.com

GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE
When only the best will do from Houston. An Italian marble sculpture carved in the round of a male embracing a wounded female, with a putti child that holds a torch in danger of extinguishing, as a spear lay between their feet, and is signed at back of tree. By Rinaldo Rinaldi (Italian, 1793-1873). Sold For $26,400. At Morton Auctioneers, Houston. At MortonHouston.com

TIME IS ON YOUR SIDE
The new OMEGA boutique at San Antonio’s Shops at La Cantera specializes in the brand’s entire product palette from fine timepieces to leather and jewelry collections. We think this OMEGA De Ville Chronograph in 18k Red Gold is the perfect gift this holiday season, don’t you? At Omegawatches.com

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