Biggest Luxury Brands Target Women’s Gift Market this Christmas
Christmas is almost upon us, and as always happens at this time of year, big-name department stores, designers and luxury brands are pulling out all the stops and piling their shelves high with every item under the sun. While children are always the main recipients at Christmas, the market for women’s gifts is also becoming impressively large, with many stores and designers offering all kinds of luxury products for women to receive. These range from jewellery and handbags through to glitzy dresses for festive season parties and even luxury travel items for those jet-setting women who are spending Christmas and other holidays in different climes.
Many of the gifts for women are, unsurprisingly, related to the world of fashion. Designers such as Sabine G and Louis Vuitton have created stunning ear cuffs, earrings, wrist cuffs and other sought-after items of jewellery, sold at impressive prices, while one of the hot new bags for the festive period is the Le Pliage Heritage Tricolore handbag, which comes in attractive shades of black, yellow and pebble. Alternatively, you might prefer a shearling micro Baguette bag from Fendi to keep your car keys and your lipstick in. For a glamorous evening look for women, why not opt for deluxe items such as the black velvet cut-out heels from Casadei, offset by a black calf leather and wool clutch bag courtesy of Emporio Armani? Before stepping out the door, lucky ladies can spritz themselves with their bottle of Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza special-edition eau de cologne, which is available from Selfridges.
Deluxe Items for Every Day
While buying women exquisite luxury jewellery and handbags is always a sure-fire guarantee of Christmas joy, there are other stylish products available on the luxury gift market at this time of year. For the lady who loves to do a crossword puzzle in style, why not purchase an M by Marc Newson fountain pen from none other than Montblanc? To add a touch of glittering gold to your loved one’s home, you might want to consider a Seyoon Kim brass bowl or a stunning Glass Menagerie lion vase from Jonathan Adler. For the kitchen, there are such deluxe gifts as a Cuckoo Two-Tier cake stand from Wedgwood, available at Harrods, or the super-sophisticated Courtly Check Three-Tier sweet stand made by MacKenzie Childs. To go in your fridge, what about a truly decadent Large Chest Chocolate Selection from Forrey & Garland, which is guaranteed to please any woman with a sweet tooth? Meanwhile, women who love to fill their home with scented candles, particularly unique candles that can also serve as a talking point, are guaranteed to love the Silenzio scented candle created by Fornasetti.
With so many lavish gifts on offer, it seems as if Christmas is becoming more and more up-market, with all of these luxury stores and designers competing against each other to create the most decadent presents. As the prices of gifts range into the thousands, this holiday definitely looks set to become more and more expensive and opulent as the years go by.