Spoil your loved ones this Christmas with some of the most expensive luxury gifts money can buy, guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of even the most particular people in your life.
From Gucci’s limited-edition shoulder bag to an opulent Louis Vuitton wine case, we’ve rounded up some of the finest, most opulent gifts that won’t be forgotten or regifted – these are in the ‘forever’ collection.
Celebration calls for Champagne and La Grande Année Rosé 2007 is a superbly delicate choice. With subtle notes of Mirabelle plum, kirsch and freshly cut grass, this aromatic drop will tantalise discerning tastebuds.
Montblanc fountain pen
For someone who has everything, the Meisterstück Solitaire Calligraphy Gold Leaf Flex Nib fountain pen will brighten up any desk with its real hand-applied gold leaf embellishment and hand-crafted flexible 18-karat solid gold nib.
Timeless in every sense, the Panthère de Cartier watch is flawless in 18-karat rose gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds – an exquisite choice for the woman who wants to be noticed.
Tiffany & Co Bunny Bank
For baby’s first Christmas, the Tiffany blue Bunny Bank is ideal. A modern update on a classic baby bank, this colour-blocked bunny version is something that will be kept forever.
Brighten up that special someone’s wardrobe with Gucci’s limited-edition Ophidia GG Flora small shoulder bag, vibrantly embossed with the Maison’s historic flora motif.
Saint Laurent bag
Perfect for the festive season, the French Maison’s Envelope Small Mag in Metallic Ayers will become the statement of any outfit.
Aston Martin Vulcan
For those who perhaps don’t have the space for the real deal, this limited edition 1:18 scale model Aston Martin Vulcan is a worthy desktop adornment to inspire car aficionados.
Aerin jewellery box
When you have a collection of precious jewels, it needs a special home. And what better place than Aerin’s Classic Shagreen Luxe Jewellery Box? Soft suede lining, multiple compartments and brass trim makes this a fitting chest for your treasures.
In a splash of colour appropriate to the festive season is the breathtaking Divas’ Dream necklace – an 18-karat rose gold chain and pendant with carnelian inserts, a round brilliant-cut diamond and pavé diamonds.
Practical with its multitude of pockets and zippers yet stylish enough to keep up with your outfit, Prada’s backpack in technical fabric with Saffiano leather trim is a highly functional choice for an adventurous weekend away.
Give the gift that turns heads with the Valentino Rockstud Ankle Strap Pump. With a dainty 65mm heel and crafted in grainy calfskin leather with metallic finish, these incredible shoes are ready to party in a hue befitting the festive season – champagne.
Embellished in 18-karat white gold and diamonds, Chanel’s signature Camélia Ajoureé earrings are delightfully simple yet beautiful.
Van Cleef & Arpels
Add some luck to a special someone’s life with Van Cleef & Arpel’s stunning Vintage Alhambra bracelet. The yellow gold piece features five motifs and mother-of-pearl – it’s simply breathtaking.
Louis Vuitton wine carrier
Truly a gift for someone who has everything, the opulent Louis Vuitton monogram Wine Case comes complete with two crystal glasses and velvet lining, making it the perfect travelling house for their finest bottle.
He’ll look dapper every day of the year with a hand-sewn silk twill tie by Hermès. Made in France, the Vers l’Infini tie implores the man in your life to shoot for the stars, and beyond.
Crafted from semi aniline leather, the Mini Chloé C bag is both classic and ‘cool-girl’ with its crocodile-effect calfskin, removable long strap for carrying by hand, and addictive array of vividly jewel-toned hues.
For the avid traveller who spends most of their life living out of a suitcase, the hardy Rimowa Classic Trunk puts the luxury back into functionality.
Give the gift of time with the Rolex Datejust 41 watch in Oystersteel and 18 karat yellow gold, a classic yet high-performing timepiece with a champagne-coloured dial and Rolex’s iconic Jubilee bracelet.
Slayer Espresso machine
For the coffee connoisseur in your life, the Slayer Espresso machine will fill their cup. It’s as seamlessly functional as it is chic, with features such as unlimited steam, European ash wood handles and craftsmanship from Seattle.
Make their space a happier place with a lasting oriental scent; the Diptyque Oud Palao eau de Parfum is made in France from oud wood, one of the rarest and oldest essences in perfumery, combined with vanilla and rose for a subtly East-meets-West aroma.