Christmas is right around the corner and we’re back after a busy month with a holiday gift guide that will keep you covered ladies (and gents)! Playing Santa can be a bit tiresome at times but you can’t beat the look of excitement on your loved one’s face on Christmas morning. So let’s gear up for the holidays and check that list off before time runs out!
JimmyJane Massage Oil ($29)
This candle caught our eye as it not only gives off a soothing scent but doubles as a massage oil as it burns down to a liquid. Pour this warm oil on the skin to give your special someone a Christmas massage or keep your skin hydrated after a relaxing bubble bath. Either way, this candle will keep your senses invigorated without making too much a dent on your wallet!
Available at Lenceria Boutique
Purse Case - iPhone 5 Black Case ($29)
Created out of sheer neccessity, PurseCase is ‘The’ gift to get for that fashionista girlfriend of yours that will not be caught without her phone. Founded by two busy publicists, the PurseCase keeps life simple with an all-in-one compact mirror, cardholder and phone case with a stylish chain handle. Fashion emergency solved!
Availble at pursecase.com
Ellipse Lingerie Set in Red ($120 for the set; also sold seperately)
Spice things up this holiday with this flaming red lingerie set by Ellipse Lingerie, available at Los Angeles boutique, Lenceria. This lacey get-up has a silver sparkle that will sure to keep your man’s eyes on you. Its the gift that keeps on giving!
Available at Lenceria Boutique
Olaya Beach ‘Sweetheart’ Bikini ($170)
Getting out of the cold this season? Be sure to pack this ‘Lolita’ inspired bikini by one of our favorite swimwear lines, Olaya Beach! Whether you’re staying in town or getting away, this makes a perfect gift to keep the receiver beach ready.
Available at OlayaBeach.com
Lanvin Fur Collar Scarf ($1,189)
Lanvin never fails to keep us ladies looking classy! We have this fox fur, silk lined collar scarf on our holiday list as its the perfect accessory for a New Year’s Eve fete.
Available at Barneys New York
Vhernier ‘Vauge’ Earrings
You can’t have a holiday gift list without a little bit of sparkle! Vhernier is a definite favorite of ours this year, with their timeless design and craftsmanship - these white gold earring with black and white diamond detailing are sure to keep your ears happy this Christmas!
Available at Vhernier
Fig & Olive - The Music Collection CD ($18.98)
A Los Angeles favorite, Fig & Olive, has come out with a 16 track collection compiled by resident DJ, Julian Nolan. This compilation offers a balanced mix of tunes that will transport the listener to the sophisticated, salty air of St. Tropez and Cannes. Christmas dinner will not be complete without this CD to set the ambiance.
Available at Fig & Olive
Gentleman Norman ‘How To Be A Man’ Book ($34)
As you know, we here at Letizia Silvestri Events are loyal to our four-legged friends and when we heard about this adorable Pomeranian doling out etiquette tips to the opposite sex - well, we couldn’t resist! This is a great gift for that little brother of yours, who could use a bit of nudge on all things man. Co-authored by Norman’s loving owner, Laura Martella, this coffee table book will touch upon grooming, wardrobe, relationship advice and manners. Don’t miss out on this one, and if you’re still not sold - a portion of proceeds go to Alzheimer’s Association San Diego/Imperial Chapter.
Available at GentlemanNorman.com
James Perse Oversized Cashmere Scarf ($295)
Keep the man in your life warm and cosy this season with this oversized cashmere scarf by James Perse. Traveling? Wrap yourselves up as this scarf can double as a travel blanket due to its large size!
Available at JamesPerse.com
Left Shoe Company - ‘The Adam’ Oxford ($550)
Ever notice how some men might need a little assistance when choosing the proper dressy shoe. Look no further than Left Shoe Company’s ‘The Adam,’ this full-brogue wingtip oxford will have menswear bloggers stealing an extra glance. Left Shoe Company, a made to measure shoe brand, is dedicated to the ultimate customization experience that starts with a 3D scan of the wearer’s foot. Talk about craftsmanship!
Available at the Left Shoe Company
Vhernier ‘Scorpione’ Brooch
Men deserve a bit of sparkle and what better than this Vhernier ‘Scorpione’ brooch that will sit nicely on your man’s lapel. Crafted in white gold with green mother of pearl and white diamonds, this brooch will be sure to be a family heirloom.
Available at Vhernier
A gift guide isn’t a gift guide without something that will have you daydreaming through the season. Maserati’s new Ghibli model is driven by a design fusing luxury, sport and and comfort for everyday handling. The ultimate gift for the automobile junky!
Available at Maserati Beverly Hills
For her, him or yourself
As if you hadn’t already told yourself that this new year would mean a new ‘you’! Well, now you can stick to your word and get a boost along the way with Reset Yourself - a health empowerment program designed to shift your lifestyle changes in a way easily suitable to you. Upon sign-up to one of five programs which range from ‘Reset Jumpstart’ to ‘Restart Total Turnaround’, members will gain access to nutritional consultations, personalized dietary regimes, coaching sessions and hair tissue mineral analysis. The duo behind Reset Yourself does not believe in a ‘one diet fits all’ approach so cut the Atkins diet and put those juice cleansing books back on the shelf and reset yourself once and for all!
Available at Reset Yourself