If you’re looking to add a bit of extra oh la la to your holiday season, look no further than our list of favorite luxury gifts (and for those with more modest budgets, we’ve got more guides for you to come!). These items range from a little something special, to glitzy, if price were no object, over the top indulgence. Each specially selected gift makes a statement for a holiday to remember. As Coco Chanel said, “The best things in life are free. The second-best things are very, very expensive”. 

Left: Children stirring their silver bowls at their cooking class. Right: A male barista in a gray apron and white long sleeved shirt pours milk in a cup of coffee.
Top: Pont Alexandre III, Elisa Cardigan
Above: Cooking class for kids, Annie Spratt / Making the perfect latte, Nespresso

Le Couple: A Week of French Cooking in Paris

This culinary exploration of Paris and Reims immerses you and your significant other in the very best of French food and wine, from an exclusive insider point of view. Create special moments you will treasure for a lifetime. 

Left: A man in yellow shirt gazes at the ceiling inside of a gothic church. Right: A fairy tale castle in pink and blue at Disneyland.
Basilique Saint-Remi de Reims, @brunomaltor / Sleeping Beauty’s castle, @disneylandparis

La Famille: Disneyland Paris

The magic of Disney is extra special during holiday season. A surprise visit to Disneyland Paris for a festive family experience will leave les enfants with holiday sparkle for months to come.

Right: The Eiffel Tower is lit up in the midst of the Parisian cityscape. Right: A mother and daughter wearing diamond necklaces and white t-shirts.
Paris at dusk, Henrique Ferreira / Danaé Diamonds by Persée

La Femme: Danaé Diamond necklace by Persée and Silk Slip dress by La Perla

This stunning and versatile Danaé diamond necklace by Persée adds effortless French girl style and sparkle to any ensemble. 

Right: A silk night slip for women in red lays in a beige bed. Right: A woman dressed in a blue silk slip lies on a bed.
Silk slip dress by La Perla

And for a luxurious touch to her evening, look no further than this slip dress by La Perla. A flattering body skimming fit in pure silk satin, hand placed embroidered lace, and a shimmering color will make staying in the event of the season. 

Right: A man in a tuxedo suit clips his cuffs and is wearing a watch. Right: A close up of a wrist watch with silver details and black leather straps.
David Yurman men’s watches, @davidyurmanmen / @store5a

L’Homme: Revolution Stainless Steel Chronograph watch by David Yurman and Armand briefcase by Louis Vuitton

He will never be late again. This timepiece by David Yurman is a gift of style and a staple of any gentleman’s wardrobe— a classic for a reason.

Right: A man in a navy blue coat holds his navy blue briefcase. Right: A woman's back full of diamond necklaces.
Louis Vuitton’s Armand Briefcase / Danaé Diamond necklace by Persée

Command the boardroom with sophistication with Louis Vuitton’s Armand Briefcase in Taurillon leather. Both elegant and practical this briefcase keeps you organized with pockets for your papers and laptop. 

Pour l’aventure: Sport and Adventure Gift Box by Smartbox 

Gift the car enthusiast in your life the ultimate adventure with an insider visit to the Croix-en-Ternois circuit race track from Smartbox. Here they will drive an Aston Martin and an Audi R8. This incredible experience will be completed with the delivery of a personalized diploma, a personalized badge, and a lanyard commenting the occasion. 

Right: A silver coffee machine with a white espresso mug and black capsules. Right: A man drinks his espresso beside a silver espresso machine.
Creatista by Nespresso

La Maison: Creatista by Nespresso

Creatista by Nespresso is the at home coffee shop experience you have been missing. This machine combines the elegance and ease of Nespresso’s high quality coffee system paired with Breville advanced milk frothing technology, creating perfect coffee without leaving your kitchen. 

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Amy Jacobson

Originally from New York, Amy spends her time dreaming of croissants la vie Parisienne. Passionate about culture, history, and new experiences, Amy fulfills her Wanderlust dreams by globe trotting with her husband and 2 home schooled children, while documenting it along the way. Amy adores the ballet, books, hunting in the brocantes of Paris, and all things skincare. When staying closer to home Amy loves cuddling her 3 cocker spaniels and 2 ponies.

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