Salvatore Ferragamo Eyewear, $400. SHOP NOW
Italian-made, oversized, and with just the right amount of detailing, these frames from Salvatore Ferragamo are classic but still incredibly cool. With a graduated UV-resistant lens and universally flattering fit, they’re excellent frames to gift to that perennially stylish friend this season.
Casio Vintage Premium A1000MG-9 watch, $289. SHOP NOW
It can be tricky to choose a classic timepiece that doesn’t break the bank, but Casio’s premium A1000MG-9 style is perfection. Crafted from stainless steel and with an ion-plated finish, it’s durable, chic, and has a weighty feel that’s luxurious but comfortable. All the features are present – stopwatch, alarm, calendar function, LED light – but in a way that doesn’t compromise on principles of design. Perfect for anyone who favours practicality and aesthetic in equal measure.
Maison Christian Dior gris dior, $390. shop now
A luxurious fragrance is a wonderful gift as it’s often something we don’t buy for ourselves. Gris Dior is from the incredible Maison Christian Dior line, and is inspired by shades of grey used in the couture collections, as well as the soft grey shopfront on Avenue Montaigne. But don’t be mislead, the scent itself is complex and multi-faceted. A discerning blend of jasmine, bergamot, mossy woods and soft amber, it’s sophisticated and compelling; blended by the pervious Dior perfume-creator François Demachy in a way so that no individual note is more prominent than the next.
Chanel Coco Crush toi et moi ring, $8150. shop now
This incredibly special piece from Chanel’s Coco Crush jewellery line plays to the romance of ‘toi et moi’ rings, a French phrase that translates to ‘you and me’. The bypassing of 18K beige and white gold, as well as 8 brilliant-cut diamonds, symbolises true or eternal love, while the quilted motif pays homage to classic house codes of Chanel. A forever kind of gift for someone you truly care about.
Celine CHAIN SHOULDER BAG TRIOMPHE IN TARTAN, $4150. shop now
Fuzzy fabrics are not often worn during the Australian summer, but the tactile feel of this Celine purse is impossible to resist. The neutral hues make it easy to work into your day-to-day wardrobe, while the chunky chain strap and gold Celine logo give it a polished finish. If you want a classic designer piece with a twist, be sure to pin it to the top of your festive wish list.