Gift Guide Holiday 2017 Roundup

Holiday Gift Guide: The Luxury Edit

December 17, 2017

For today’s gift guide I am rounding up the season’s most luxurious beauty options. Whether it’s for someone extra special, or simply for yourself, there is a literal plethora of gorgeous gift sets available. A few brands that I think embodies the epitome of chic are Tom Ford, Chanel, Charlotte Tilbury, Giorgio Armani, Dior, just to name a few. I love how each have full color coordinated sets for full looks, the lips, the face, lest not forget fragrances which all come wrapped in glamorous packaging perfect for gifting.

  • 1. Dior L’Or de Vie La Cure Vintage 2016 Collection ($2,300) – is a super splurge coming in at a sweet $2,300. The embodiment of luxury, the limited-series vintage skin care collection features an intensive three-month La Cure treatment to revive skin’s youthful beauty and resculpt skin’s contours. The 3 golden-cloaked bottles are adorned with gold thread and white wax seals. The set also comes with the Quartz Drop applicator (powered by Yquem White Quartz), sculpted from a single block then exquisitely polished, helps boost the skin’s youthful appearance, beauty and firmness without any heating.
  • 2. Creed Les Royales Exclusives White Flowers Fragrance ($985) – a rich, floral scent, White Flowers was crafted from hand-picked ingredients by sixth-generation master perfumer Olivier Creed, this crisp floral blend became the third bottle in Creed’s Les Royals Exclusives collection. Note information as follows: Top: violet leaves, green apple, lemon. Middle: jasmine, geranium, rose. Base: musk, sandalwood, narcissus.
  • 3. Hourglass The Confession Lipstick Archive ($650) – is the full color archive of Confession, the refillable full-coverage lipstick Hourglass launched this year and includes all 30 shades.
  • 4. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer ($399.99) – was one of the hottest releases this year with many bloggers, vloggers and magazine editors swearing by the controlled, high-velocity airflow for ultra-fast drying that helps to prevent heat damage to protect the hair’s natural shine. Equipped with a ton of modern features promising the best hair-drying experience of your life, the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is loved by many and deemed the best investment they’ve made.
  • 5. Chanel Sublimage Le Coffret ($625) – is a limited-edition ultimate skincare experience housed in a keepsake black-lacquered box. The set features complete anti-aging care for face and eye, and includes the Sublimage La Creme Texture Supreme Ultimate Skin Regeneration (1.7 oz.), and Sublimage La Creme Yeux Ultimate Regeneration Eye Cream (0.5 oz.).
  • 6. Clé de Peau Beauté Radiant Trio Collection ($535) – an exquisite, high-performance collection to visibly firm and brighten skin for a more youthful, radiant look. Collection includes: Full-size La Créme (1 oz), La Créme (0.17 oz), Le Serum (0.2 oz), and Radiant Multi Repair Oil (0.34 oz).
  • 7. Diptyque Giant Baies Candle ($350) – is a 51.3 oz version of Diptyque’s most classic and coveted scent, Baies. Housed in a special Holiday edition hand-made ceramic vessel with hand-painted gilded stars, this candle can be used both indoor as well as outdoors and comes with approximate 150 hour burn time.
  • 8. Artis Elite Smoke 10-Piece Brush Collection ($360) – a pro set featuring Artis brushes made exclusively with CosmeFiber. The set includes: Oval 10 Brush, Oval 8 Brush, Oval 6 Brush, Oval 4 Brush, Oval 3 Brush, Linear 6 Brush, Linear 3 Brush, Linear 1 Brush, Circle 1 Brush, Circle 1R Brush.
  • 9. Beauty Bioscience GloPRO Rose Gold Microneedling Regeneration Tool & Eye MicroTip Set ($249) – is a limited-edition rose-gold microneedling tool. The set includes: Limited-edition Rose Gold GloPRO Microneedling Regeneration Tool, Limited-edition Rose Gold Face & Eye MicroTip Attachment Heads, The Perfector 4-in-1 Skin Perfecting Silk SPF 30 (1 oz.), GloPRO Skin Prep Pads (5-pack), GloPro Stand, Empty Sanitizing Spritzer Bottle, Instructional Guide, Power Supply Cord & Adaptor.
  • 10. Byredo Mojave Ghost Eau de Parfum ($150 – $230) – a cult classic among the beauty community, this woody aroma gained instant popularity and has since been developed into a hand cream, body lotion, soap bar, body wash, body cream and more. A homage to this most bewitching flower, Mojave Ghost features notes of: ambrette, Jamaican nesberry (top). Violet, sandalwood, magnolia (middle), and chantilly musk, crisp amber, cedarwood for the base.
  • 11. Charlotte Tilbury The Dolce Vita Set ($230) – features a fabulous set of makeup items to create a look from start to finish all tucked inside a complimentary makeup bag printed with kisses taken from some of the most iconic women in fashion. There are 10 set variations to choose from, each promoting a different mood ranging from The Bombshell to The Rock Chick. These sets include everything you could need to create each look from start to finish with some of Charlotte Tilbury’s most coveted best-sellers.
  • 12. Tom Ford Nude Lip Gift Box Set ($216) – is a collection of Tom Ford’s most-wanted nude lip colors in full sizes. This set includes: Blush Nude, Bad Lieutenant, Spiced Honey, and Satin Chic – the latter 3 which I reviewed and swatched in this post.
  • 13. Jo Malone House of Jo Malone London Collection ($200) – contains Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub (1.7 oz), Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne (1 oz.), Nectarine Blossom & Honey Body Crème (1.7 oz), Lime Basil & Mandarin Body & Hand Wash (3.4 oz), English Pear & Freesia Scented Travel Candle (2.1 oz), and Pomegranate Noir Bath Oil (1 oz).
  • 14. Laura Mercier Laura’s Leading Ladies Collection ($195) – is a celebratory edition honoring 20 years of the Laura Mercier brand. For this special occasion, Laura has created five universally flattering shades of nude in rose, coral, pink and red, and packaged them up in a 15-piece collection that also features specially curated shades of Velour Lovers Lip Colour, Creme Smooth Lip Colour and Lip Glacé. Mix and match them together to create endless looks.
  • 15. Molton Brown Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Set ($250) – includes: Nine body wash, 1.7 oz.: Rosa Absolute, Black Peppercorn, Coastal Cypress and Sea Fennel, Ylang Ylang, Dewy Lily of the Valley, Pink Pepperpod, Rhubarb and Rose, Tobacco Absolute, Mesmerizing Oudh Accord and Gold. Four body lotion, 1.7 oz.: Pink Pepperpod, Rosa Absolute, Ylang Ylang, Coco and Sandalwood; Two hand cream and exfoliator, 1.4 oz.: White Truffle; Two mini candles, 1 oz.: Rosa, Pink Pepperpod; Two scrubs, 1.7 oz.: Pink Pepperpod, Ylang Ylang; Shampoo, Indian Cress; Hair mask, 1.7 oz.; Two EDTs, 1.7 oz.: Tobacco Absolute, Rosa Absolute; Vintage Bauble, 2.5 oz.
  • 16. Estee Lauder Victoria Beckham Lit Beauty Box Noir ($1,500) – features eight hand-picked signature items from the Victoria Beckham Autumn/Winter 2017 Makeup Collection: Highlighter in Modern Mercury, Eye Metals in Blonde Gold, Eye Ink Mascara in Blackest, Lip Pencil in Victoria, 2 Matte Lipsticks in Victoria and Burnished Rose, 2 Lip Glosses in Desert Heat and Fired Crystal.
  • 17. Urban Decay Vault of Vice Collection ($150) – is a limited-edition vault loaded with 15 of UD’s most addictive vices in a gorgeous display box. Set includes: Vice Lipstick in 714, 1993, Big Back and Blackmail (0.11 oz each), 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in 714, 1993, Big Bang and Blackmail (0.04 oz), Vice Special Effects in Reverb, Fever and Ritual (0.16 oz each), Vice Waterproof Long-Lasting Liquid Lipstick in 714, 1993, Big Back and Blackmail (0.17 oz each).
  • 18. Glamglow The Big Wheel of Sexy ($299) – is a collectable gift set featuring Glamglow’s cult-favorite products, including: 1.7 oz/ 50 g YOUTHMUD™ Tinglexfoliate Treatment, 1.7 oz/ 50 g SUPERMUD Clearing Treatment, 1.7 oz/ 50g THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment, 1.7 oz/ 50 g GRAVITYMUD Firming Treatment, 1.7 oz/ 50g GLOWSTARTER Mega Illuminating Moisturizer – Nude Glow, 1.7 oz/ 50 g VOLCASMIC Matte Glow Moisturizer, DREAMDUO Overnight Transforming Treatment (0.68 oz/ 20 mL DREAMSERUM & 0.68 oz/ 20 mL DREAMSEAL), 0.12 oz/ 3.8 mL PLUMPRAGEOUS Matte Lip Treatment.
  • 19. Fresh Sugar Lip Celebration ($218) – is an exclusive set with full-size Sugar Lip Treatments. This set contains: 10 x 0.15 oz/ 4.3 g Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 in Rosé (sheer rose), Honey (warm nude), Petal (bold pink blossom), Nude (sheer shimmery blush), Tulip (sheer hot pink), Poppy (deep pink red), Berry, (bold berry), Coral (bold coral), Ruby (sheer shimmery rouge), Fig (sheer pearlescent wine). 0.15 oz/ 4.3 g Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy. 0.15 oz/ 4.3 g Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15.
  • 20. By Terry Preciosity Prestige Collector Beauty Set ($550) – housed in a luxury jewelry case that reveals a premium offering: 18 “objects of beauté”. The set includes: BLUSH GLACÉ N°4; BAUMES DE ROSE Nutri-Couleur N°4 and N°8; BAUME DE ROSE miniature. 0.11 oz; ROUGES À LÈVRES TERRYBLY N°203 and N°401; TERRYBLY DENSILISS CONTOURING N°100; BAUME DE ROSE Hand Cream tube, 1.01 fl.oz; BAUME DE ROSE Face Cream tube, 1.01 fl.oz; EYE BASE PRIME to FIX; EYE DESIGNER PALETTE Parti-Pris N°2; MASCARA TERRYBLY; HYALURONIC HYDRA-POWDER; TOOL-EXPERT Kabuki Brush; CRAYONS KHÔL TERRYBLY N°11, N°15 and N°16; and Sharpener.

Happy shopping!

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