In the season of giving, the only thing better than a fabulous holiday party is a fabulous holiday gift. If a last-minute RSVP has sent you scrambling, bet safe with one of these glamorous and thoughtful finds:
For the Table:
Inspired by leaves in designer Michael Aram‘s garden in New Delhi, this goldstone and enamel centerpiece—priced at $395—will spruce up any surface. The gilded effect is the perfect holiday supper accoutrement.
For the Host:
Give your hosts a one-size-fits-all imperial red robe—priced at $349—from Missoni’s home collection. The plush garb—available in red or blue—sends the message: “Thank you for inviting me. You deserve to kick back!”
For the Party:
Ralph Lauren Bond 5-in-1 Game Box
Traditional games are the most sophisticated answer to the current technology craze. Transport the party back in time with this comprehensive set by Ralph Lauren, priced at $4,995.
For the Kids:
Besides being adorable, this group of nativity figurines by designer Massimo Giacon—priced at $122—is intended to convey “a certain air of happiness and optimism.” Extremely fun yet far more sophisticated than Fisher-Price, they’ll look stunning beside a Christmas tree.
For Landlocked Friends (or Travel Lovers):
If something’s gotten in the way of your hosts’ holiday sojourn, inspire their daydreams with one of Louis Vuitton’s mesmerizing travel books, available at $56 each. Surefire conversation staters, the colorful tomes are perfect coffee table toppers for aspiring and avid travelers alike.
This particular one by renowned Italian graphic artist Lorenzo Mattotti contains particularly stunning scenes of Vietnam.
For the Bar:
Made exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman, Asprey’s amber-hued crystal decanter is certain to pour the wiliest cocktails. But the spirit does not the object make—this funky, unusual piece—on the market for $3,150—is gorgeous just the way it is. Other Asprey decanter styles also purchasable from BG include the Stag, the Horse, and the Badger.