Unwrap 20 of this year’s most coveted gifts: Part 2
11. FOR THE HIGH-STYLE LADY
Mackage, the Canadian fashion line founded by Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan in 1999, has taken the fashion world by storm with their elegant—and warm—winter coats, available in a variety of lengths and trims for women, men and children. The designing duo also make accessories such as bags, gloves and hats.
Various prices, mackage.com
12. FOR THE SNEAKER COLLECTOR
When Adidas paired up with fashion icon Yohji Yamamoto, the result was the Y-3 Qasa, which pushed the running shoe in new and ever-stylish directions. The newest Qasa retains the signature tubular rubber outsole but elevates the look with a high-cut front. It’s black, white and red all over, the colour trio we will be buying in 2016. $400 (U.S.), y-3.com
13. FOR THE AUDIOPHILE
The doyen of headphone manufacturers, Sennheiser has created phones with the largest transducers ever made. Assembled in Germany with premium steel parts, the HD 800 are light and non-fatiguing, and replicate the headphone specifications demanded by the aerospace industry. Approx. $1,800, en-ca.sennheiser.com
14. FOR THE GLITTER GIRL
Cutler and Tony Gross are famous for their luxury eyewear brand in London, delivering cutting-edge frames and state-of-the-art lenses. More recently, Cutler & Gross has become a staple brand for celebrities like Keira Knightley, Michelle Obama, Michael Fassbender and Jay Z. $790, cutlerandgross.com
15. FOR THE CULTURED COCKTAILIST
The Grey Goose Martini Gift Set is the perfect gift for those who appreciate the world’s most cultured cocktail. These elegant Grey Goose glasses were designed smaller, with a narrow slope, to concentrate aromas and keep your cocktail chilled longer. Suggested retail price $59.99, at select liquor stores across Canada
16. FOR THE JET-SETTER
The serious traveller will rely on Globe-Trotter, a century-old British purveyor of fine handmade luggage. The retro styling on the 21-inch, leather-trimmed Centenary trolley case belies such modern features as a retractable handle, discreetly positioned wheels and an extra-deep, efficient oblong interior.
Approx. $2,280, mrporter.com
17. FOR THE HOST WITH THE MOST
Jonathan Adler has gone from potter to lifestyle guru—he now presides over a 30-store global empire of furnishings and décor accessories. He makes everything any style-conscious host or hostess needs, including these smashing acrylic trays, reminiscent of the 1970s—a design meme of the moment. $106.50 (U.S), jonathanadler.com
18. FOR THE PERFECT POUR
Stir your martini cocktails for a silky texture with this beautiful Yarai glass pitcher. It features a classic Japanese Yarai weave pattern and a large spout for perfect pours. The set includes a Hawthorne strainer with a raised lip that focuses the pour, preventing spills and drips. $45, cocktailemporium.ca
19. FOR THE HOST WITH GOOD TASTE
Grey Goose Vodka is distilled from French winter wheat and is made with naturally filtered spring water from Gensac-la-Pallue. The expertise of maître de chai François Thibault ensures exceptional smoothness and taste. The 750ml bottle with box is available at select liquor stores across Canada. Suggested retail price $49.99
20. FOR THE SPACE-AGE HOST
Observing the rituals of cocktail hour has never been more imperative, even for those with limited space. The Alana bar cart is finished in sleek chrome and black lacquer, and has plenty of room for your glassware, bar accessories and spirits bottles. $540, cocktailemporium.ca
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