The perfect gift? A surprise that surpasses your deepest desires. Our extraordinarily erudite editors Alexandra Del Lago, Jake Gaines, Jason Grosgrain, Lance Avery Morgan and Jonathan Spindel just can’t keep their eyes off this year’s most enticing items, which enrich your life this winter and all year, too.
HOW DO YOU DOODLE?The latest version of the best-selling 3D printing pen, the 3Doodler Create lets you bring your imaginative masterpieces to life in full 3D color. $99. At The3Doodler.com
THE TRUMAN SHOWThe gang is all here – Truman Capote, Tallulah Bankhead, Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra…. Turn your living room into a party room with hand-painted accessories like this chic lampshade by Haley Sarno. $750. At HayleySarno.com
GO AHEAD, SCENT YOURSELFLearning from the world’s best perfume experts, you can discover the art and history of crafting fragrances and learn to create your own signature scent. From $125. At FlowerSchoolNY.com
ESTATE YOUR CASEWhether it’s new or estate jewelry, fine jewelry adds shiny new excitement to any collection. Priceless. At fine stores seen in this magazine.
HEIGHTENED MASTERCLASSAn unforgettable experience is a gift that keeps giving. From learning to fly to racing Aston Martins in Las Vegas, make someone’s dream come true. Priceless. At Cloud9Living.com
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIESLifestyle tech is the new “it” accessory. This sleek mobile drive by LaCie, with Porsche styling, is built for speed, so you can store and retrieve your treasured memories instantly. From $119.99. At LaCie.com
KEEP COOL & CARRY IT ONFor jet setting or jaunts around town, carry this ultra-limited alligator bag by Zegna. With only ten made in the world, you’ll be sure to stand out with this amazing accoutrement on your arm. $25,900. At PurentOnline.com
AND SNAKE EYES IT LANDSVintage objects d’art make wonderfully unique gifts, like these 22k engraved gold dice by Jean Mahie. From art and jewelry to antique treasures, find the perfect gift. Priceless. At FD-Gallery.com
AND SNAKE EYES IT LANDSFor the luxurious lawn gathering, roll out this croquet set for six players. You’ll dazzle them with your swing. $400. At ConranShop.co.uk
TURN YOUR BEAT AROUNDRediscover your favorite albums with a high performance turntable that plays your records vertically. It sounds as great as it looks. $500. At Gramovox.com
REALLY HEADY STUFFThese sleek wireless headphones double as a headset speaker, so you can answer phone calls while listening to your favorite tunes. Available in a variety of cool colors by AHead. $145. At Anthropologie.com
ELECTRIC’S NEW AVENUEThis top-of-the-line cruiser is inspired by Amsterdam’s historic bikes, but includes all the modern upgrades. Get the electric version for a little extra zip. From $1,300. At ElectraBike.com
NUMBER, PLEASEThe perfect functional décor for your vintage interior, this phone is a modern version of the classic and colorful 1960s style, complete with mechanical bell ringer. $94. At Amara.com
CAPRI, HERE WE COMEOn your way to the resort? Don’t forget this fun pair of shades, a quirky take on the classic cat eye shape by Lynda Farrow. Prices vary per pair. At Neiman Marcus.
TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE FABULOUSThis fun mid-century style clock has timeless style that’s perfect for the office desk, mantel, or bedside table. $490. At Design Within Reach.
SECRET GARDENDisplay your home grown blooms in this charming Victorian style botanical garden kit that gives a wink to the 70s terrarium craze. $35. At Another-Studio.com
LIFE, IN AN INSTANTPolaroid is back with new school cool. Instant printing and uploading to your favorite sites and apps makes this a fun present to use over the holidays and beyond. $159. At retailers nationwide.
DIAMONDS ARE EVERYONE’S BEST FRIENDWhy not create an instant heirloom experience with a sparkling diamond bracelet that works for dusk ‘till dawn? Shown is a platinum and diamond bracelet with a 2.14 ct. central diamond. Estimate $40,000 – 60,000. At IGavelAuctions.com
BAG LADY REDUXWhether you ride the Orient Express or Dreamliner Jet, pack your wardrobe in these chic suitcases inspired by vintage trunks. From $179. At ModaOperandi.com
BOWLED OVER, AREN’T YOU?Made of pure gold and geode, this hand-carved crystal bowl by Anna New York makes an eye-catching impression. $493. At Amara.com
GLASS ACT FOR ANYONE TO FOLLOWThese chic hand blown decanters feature hand-crafted sterling silver stoppers. Each piece looks great on its own, and even better as a set. From $1,980. At TheoFennell.com
BAR WONTake your bar to the next level with this stunning art deco set by Jonathan Adler, including tumblers, decanter and ice bucket.
From $295. At JonathanAdler.com