It’s not even Halloween yet but that doesn’t matter I’m super excited to already have my hands on The Christmas Book from Neiman Marcus! This book is a guilty pleasure of mine that I look forward to every year. In fact just a few months ago I painfully threw away last year’s Christmas Book.
I love to shop at Neiman Marcus, but I also like to give them a hard time….in a very loving way. My favorite activity is to pour myself a nice glass of wine and devour The Christmas Book. Here are my favorite gifts that I find worth mentioning. Some are reasonable in cost, others are…well, most definitely not. We can all dream right? So here’s everything that caught my eye, with definitely a few of the 2017 fantasy gifts!
TRAVEL TO CHAMPAGNE & PERSONALIZE YOUR OWN ARMAND DE BRIGAND CUVEE $150,000
If we could afford this gift I’d totally go for it. I’ll ask Brian but I bet I’ll get laughed at! I’ll just mention a few things this gift includes, first-class for four to Paris, staying in a few of the finest hotels, a 12-course meal, visits to the private cellars, a helicopter fly over, a Michelin-star dinner and 24 bottles of personally finished cuvée. What a dream gift.
SISLEY-PARIS EXPERIENCE + PRODUCTS FOR A YEAR FOR $60,000
Any Sisley-Paris products I’ve ever been able to experience have been a true pleasure. I’ll ask Brian but again I think this will be a solid no. This fantasy gift includes two nights at the Four Seasons Hotel George V, a relaxing day at the Maiso Sisley day spa, and a year’s worth of products for you and a guest. It doesn’t stop there, during your adventure you get to have a private lunch with a founding member of the Sisley family in their famous apartment.
GIVE CLEAN-WATER WELLS, GET 250 ORNAMENTS $50,000
This falls into the kindest gift category. With the purchase of this gift you will help a nonprofit organization fund two clean-water wells for communities who need help. A bonus with this gift is you will receive 250 one of a kind paper origami ornaments, along with a visit to the home from the organization’s founders and an origami crafting class where you will create another 5 lovely paper ornaments. It truly is the gift that keeps on giving.
For those who don’t have an extra $50,000 just hanging around you can still give to the cause. With a smaller purchase of $50 you can help create clean water for families in need and receive a gorgeous origami ornament to treasure.
MADAME ALEXANDER DOLLS FOR A YEAR $8,000
Perfect for any posh little girls who are fans of the Madame Alexander Dolls. For $8,000 this gift will include 8 adorable dolls through out the year. This also includes a customized mini me version plus a limited edition dollhouse, perfect for the little princess in your life.
S’WELL WATER BOTTLE $1500
Ok, this one made me laugh. I love my golden S’well water bottle more than you can imagine but then again it cost only $45. If money is no object and you enjoy drinking liquid, for $1500 you can enjoy getting your daily water intake from a limited-edition Swarovski crystal water bottle. Perfect for the gal on the go. At $1500 you better not drop it or mistakingly put it in the dishwasher!
14-KARAT GOLD PLATED SLINKY $150
If your a still a kid at heart but your adult self loves shiny gold things this gift is perfect for you. You can enjoy flip flopping your 14-Karat gold slinky down the stairs like royalty. For $150 you better not get it tangled though!
FUNNY YACHT POOL FLOAT $128
If your looking for a fun gift and live in a warm climate (or don’t mind waiting until summer) this adorable yacht pool float has room for 2 to relax as well as cooler space to ice down those drinks, complete with cup holders.
MACKENZIE-CHILDS COURTLY CHECK MOOSE HEAD $15,000
I’ve got good news for you! If you’ve been looking for a nice $15,000 moose head to give someone for Christmas look no further – it’s in this years Christmas Book! What a relief! This stunning large moose head is beautifully hand painted and sure to make a statement in any room.
DOLCE GABBANA x SMEG TARATATA REFRIGERATOR $50,000
If a basic refrigerator simply won’t do it for you then for $50,000 you can have a Dolce and Gabbana refrigerator. The designers have partnered with an appliance company from Italy to bring you 9 different one of a kind refrigerators painted by artist Michelangelo Lacagnina.
Judith Leiber Couture French Fries Rainbow Clutch Bag $5,695
If money is no object and you know the perfect lady who loves french fries, rainbows, and sparkles she just might need this little clutch. This hard shell clutch is beaded with Austrian crystals…unfortunately crystal ketchup is not included.
TOM FORD BOYS & GIRLS 50 PIECE LIPSTICK SET $1,980
If you love Tom Ford and need a lot of lipstick, say 50 for example, this gift would be for you. Tom Ford’s limited edition gorgeous lipsticks are named after women he finds inspiring.
LEOPARD PRINT MILK CHOCOLATE PUMP $42
Who doesn’t love a good shoe? Bonus, make it leopard and chocolate…SOLD! For $42 this milk chocolate goodness is a perfect gift for any foodies and fashionistas in your life.
DRY DIVAS TREE TRIMMING 4 U BOUFFANT DIVA SHOWER CAP $30
For the girl who just has everything and you have no idea what to buy her how about a fancy Dry Divas shower cap? Not only do you get to take a day off from washing your hair, you get to do it in style! Complete with a ribbon and brooch, you will be darling while you shower.
KATE SPADE NEW YORK DOT PRINT RAINCOAT $318
Oh, I love living in Texas until I see an adorable rain coat and I think how I’ll hardly ever get to wear it. I have a weakness for not just the black and cream polka dots but the hot pink lining makes my heart go pitty pat as well. If you know any ladies who love to look cute in the rain then this is the gift for them!
DARTH VADER CUFFLINKS $495
Men are known to be hard to shop for, however if your man is a Star Wars fan who is also well dressed then why not some Darth Vader cufflinks? A perfect gift for any man who’s a kid at heart.
Like I said these are really just the gifts that for one reason or another caught my eye. If you want to view all the gifts, including this years 2017 Fantasy Gifts you’ll need to pick up a copy of the book, or you can view THE CHRISTMAS BOOK online. Happy shopping…or should I say happy dreaming?