Wish it So

Nothing feels like real gold, does it? Appassionata Collection from Roberto Coin, 18K gold necklace with diamond clasp, $18,200.

Nurture your inner Hugh Hefner with this Charcoal Pinstripe Robe by Claridge & King, $125.

A modern, yet timeless statement piece is seen in this Knight Dreams Gypsy Bracelet, $5,900. Available at Zolton David Jewelry Gallery, Austin.

A waterfall of jewels from your ears with these Ron Hami 18K Yellow Gold, Green Diamond and Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Octagon Rain Drop Dangle Earrings, $6,985. Available at Calvin’s Fine Jewelry, Austin.

A woman never says a diamond is too big, does she? This stunner is from Calvin’s Collection Platinum 6.87ct Radiant Diamond Pave Engagement Ring with 1.82cttw, $198,000. Available at Calvin’s Fine Jewelry, Austin.

That New Year Resolution of getting organized starts here and now with the Neatdesk Desktop Scanner and Digital Filing System, $399.95. Available at neat.com.

Stackable rings add a regal touch to any outfit. 18K Gold Bangles By Katy Briscoe, $12,000-$25,000. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Austin and San Antonio.

Feel taller and prouder as a Texan in these Black Teju Lizard Vamps w/ French Calf Shafts – Vintage Tulip inlay in Turquoise. $950. Available at austincustomboots.com

 

007’s James Bond wishes he had this Monogrammed Tuxedo Shirt By Hamilton Shirts, $425. Available at Hamilton Shirts, Houston.

The sweet taste of your success can be found in this Limited Edition Casa Dragones Tequila, $275. Available at Twin Liquors, Austin.

Techie, Meet Ms. Chic with this Monogrammed iPad Case By Alexandra Knight, $1,995. Available at alexandraknight.com.

La Liz knew how to garner the jewels. Bid on her Elizabeth Taylor Diamond, of 33.19 carats


D color, VS1 clarity, potentially internally flawless that was a gift from Richard Burton Purchased from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York in May 16, 1968 Estimate: $2,500,000 – 3,500,000

Take the wheel of life and steer it deftly while wearing this Tag Heuer Formula 1 Watch, $1,800. Available at Russell Korman Jewelry, Austin

Table tennis, anyone? Try your hand with the Aruliden for Puma Blackout Table Tennis, $1,800. Available at conranusa.com.

Shake, stir, but get ready to pour with the Diane vonFurstenberg Chain Link Bar Set. $25-$80. {Ask PR where Available at Bloomingdales and dvf.com

 

Every guest will feel welcome with the fragrant Waterworks Lemon Verbana Set. $150. Available at store.waterworks.com

This suit is a head-turner from any angle as you climb the evening’s ladder of success in this Giorgio Armani black velvet jacket with grosgrain lapel $3295 Coordinating trousers with grosgrain waist and tuxedo stripe $1495 Grey and white broken-stripe cotton shirt $1095. Available at Neiman Marcus stores in Austin and San Antonio.

Every woman is a dazzling femme fatale in this Aidan Mattox black gown with velvet bustier, beaded waist, and skirt made of mesh and tulle overlays $440. Available at Neiman Marcus stores in Austin and San Antonio.

Get your grill on year ’round with this Tejas Originals Iron Outdoor Kitchen, $16,725. Available at Tejas Originals, Austin

Be your own luxury lifestyle expert with a little guidance from the style master himself with this retrospective in the new book, Ralph Lauren, $50. Available from Rizzoli Books.

The New Look can be yours again, as well as hundreds of other divine images, in the new Dior Couture by Patrick Demarchelier. $115, Available from Rizzolli Books.

Keep all your loved ones close by in this timeless frames by Serena and Lily Jali Collection Decorative Frames, $58 for a set of 3. Available at serenaandlily.com

 

40-Love on your own backyard tennis court so you never have to wait on others at the club. Priceless.


Create your own Tour D’ Texas while pedaling this Canondale Caad8 6 Tiagra Bicycle, $1,220. Available at REI Austin.

The couture master now in a bottle near you with the Balenciaga Paris L’Essence, $130.00. Available at Neiman Marcus, San Antonio and Austin.

It’s like having HGTV come to your own home with this Roche Bobois dream living room. Available at Roche Bobois in Houston.

You’ll be flyin’ the Hill Country with a helicopter ride by Alamo Helicopters, $700 per hour. Alamohelicopters.com

 

Want to drive more strategically? A great start is with the Audi Sportscar Experience at Infineon Raceway in Northern California Just $3,495 for the luxe two-day Audi R8 program.

Q Custom Clothiers is the go-to place for Texans wanting a custom suit. Available at QCustomclothier.com, Houston, TX.

From high rise to ranch house, any room will love being dressed by Stowers Furniture, San Antonio, TX.