Most Expensive Gifts
We’ve trawled Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter to find the most covetable, exclusive and big-ticket gifts out there.
Earn your stripes in this soft shearling statement piece by Saint Laurent. Altogether now: I am woman, hear me roar.
There is no chance of the giver of such a dazzling gift getting the cold shoulder this Christmas. This Oscar De La Renta beauty is a true showstopper.
Be a shimmering caped crusader in this resplendent gown by Elie Saab. Throwbacks to the 70s have never looked so spectacular.
This exceptionally graceful tapered 18-karat white gold necklace, with its round-cut diamonds, is a guaranteed heirloom of the future.
The best things come in small packages. Alaïa's bucket bags are modern classics, updated year-on-year; this one has been crafted in Italy from polished alligator with a leather-lining.
We have all the time in the world for this rose gold Klikti watch, which draws inspiration from the house's 181-year-old equestrian heritage.
Bag some fringe benefits with this knock-out pair of over-the-knee Italian soft suede boots, inspired by '80s nights at Parisian club, The Palace.
Try your hand at backgammon with this exquisite set by Alexandra Llewellyn. Created by artisans, including a master joiner, leather artist and specially trained marquetry artisan, it is a thing of beauty and a joy forever.
This smoking beauty is not only a wonder to behold; it is also believed to be a ‘master grouding stone’, ridding your home of toxins and negative energy. Who doesn’t want that?
Raise the stakes with William & Son’s maple veneer roulette wheel, which has been carved and polished by artisans in the UK.
There are cufflinks – and then there are Tom Ford cufflinks. Crafted in Italy from 18-karat gold, this pair is set with sparkling pavé diamonds. Perfection.
Queen Victoria was once a patron of Asprey. Surely even she would not have sniffed at finding this sterling silver cocktail shaker under the tree?
Behold the astrograph! As they say, ‘It took one small step for Mr Maximilian Büsser to unveil his childhood dreams of travelling into space to Caran d'Ache's creative teams, and another giant leap to enlist horologer MB&F to bring it to fruition in the form of the brand's most complex writing instrument to date.’
Travel in refined style with this artisan-made Venetian leather suitcase. The dapper gent’s perfect companion for a long weekend.
Keep time with this extraordinary blend of artwork and engineering. A truly exquisite gift for discerning chaps.
Cut a dash in this classic tweed coat by Kiton. Made by hand in Italy, we love its impeccable tailoring and exquisite details.
Get your skates on: these retro rollers have cult status written all over them and will surely sell out fast. For the man who adores everything 1980s.
Sheer comfort and unimpeachable style are not always easy bedfellows. Tom Ford puts that to rights with this uber-soft shearling jacket.