29 Next-Level Luxury Holiday Gifts

We know: Gifts are not the only way to make a grand gesture. And, big price tags don't define a happy holiday season. But, with any rule, there are exceptions, and we found 29 of them that are truly exceptional.
The presents ahead are not your average stocking stuffers. Instead, they're the kind of gems we dream about should someone happen to be reading the wish lists in our minds. And, once we've spoiled our family and friends, any of the items on this luxe list would make a present perfect for keeping all to yourself. You totally deserve it. Click on to see the items that are almost too pretty to wrap up with a bow.
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Give an unexpected gift of comfort — one with a bejeweled waistline, preferably.

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Upgrade your best friend's old hobo with this to-die-for bucket bag. The studding gives it a bit of an edge, which she'll appreciate when she wears it every. Single. Day.
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It's the kind of grown-up sparkle that could bring life to any updo. Now, you are — um, the gift receiver is — 110% holiday-party ready.
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There's not much you need to create an oasis right in a studio apartment. Gift this La Mer kit, and most of the transformation is already done.
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Arm candy has never looked as chic and sophisticated as it does with these yellow, white, and rose-gold Roman-numeral bangles from Tiffany's new ATLAS® collection. Can we have 'em all, pretty please?

All jewelry by Tiffany & Co. From top to bottom: Hinged Bangle, $9,000; Hinged Bangle, $5,800; Hinged Bangle, $8,500; Hinged Bangle, $5,800.
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If you and your sister plan to spend all of December 26 in your pajamas, at least help her upgrade to something a bit more impressive than a college volleyball tee and a mismatched pair of boxer shorts.

Three J NYC Jane Silk Pajama Set, $253, available at Shopbop.
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Your friends will be thanking you all spring and summer when they opt for these pretty wheels instead of the subway for their commute.
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Cashmere pieces can last forever. So, why not give one that'll truly stand out for years to come?
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A lacy slip feels instantly luxurious. And, this olive, cutout version will become any lucky lady's favorite new wardrobe indulgence.
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How this pendant necklace from Tiffany's new ATLAS® collection can look so simple while making such a big statement is beyond us. Classic Roman numerals pair up with dazzling diamonds in this holiday must-have.

Tiffany & Co. Open Pendant, $4,500, available at Tiffany & Co.
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Zhuzh up any coffee table with a stunning ode to a photography icon and his many leading ladies.
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Skip the monograms, and opt for a chic stationery set with a little bit of chutzpah. Your pal will be sending "thank you" and "thinking of you" cards with both guns blazing. (Sorry, we had to.)

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Finally, a pair of headphones worthy of your meticulously organized library of tunes.
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What you see is part clutch, part handheld work of art. The lucky recipient of this gift will think so, too.
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Some "holiday sweaters" lose their appeal after the feast is done. So, gift a cozy knit in a pattern that's classic enough to last all season.
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They're not your everyday earrings. But, taking these new pretties for their first spin on NYE sounds like a great plan to us.
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With family and friends traveling from near and far to celebrate the holidays, this adorable, cozy, kitty-covered set will let them know how much you appreciate their presence.
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More like jewelry than workout gear, these rose-colored FuelBands will spread serious cheer for those who prefer gym socks to stocking stuffers.
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Candles get a bad rap when it comes to gifting. But, this rose-scented one, so lovely it could double as decor, will let your friends know that this flame came from the heart.
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A coverall so stunning, there's only one person we can think to give it to. Yes, it's ourselves. And, yes, we graciously accept.
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Skip the poinsettia, and bring this geometrically cased plant as a gift for the home of your favorite hosts.
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This tech case can definitely double as a metallic clutch, too. That's like two gifts in one!
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When in doubt, gift a pair of glasses that will make the wearer feel like a rock star. These sophisticated, blinged-out frames will do just the trick.
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Statement jewels aren't just for your ears and fingers. A bottle opener with gems will absolutely delight your mates who love mixology.
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We're switching out spiked stilettos in favor of thick, sturdy soles that let us dance the night away — making these golden booties the perfect pick for your Saturday night partner in crime.
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Granted, you'll have to sniff this fresh scent to really appreciate its addictive charm. But, trust: The fragrance connoisseur on your list will be hooked.
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A beautiful-yet-quirky necklace is the perfect match for the beautiful-yet-quirky relative you usually only see this time of year.
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Give this to the youngest member of your family who just entered the workforce. She'll be thanking you when she can finally keep track of all those business cards.
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Super sleek but also functional, these are the kind of gloves you won't have to replace every winter. Now, that's a gift.
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Yes, it's finally time to replace your old college roommate's collection of spring-break shot glasses with something as rad as she is.
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Give these kicks to your friend who's already set her New Year's resolution in stone. These awesome sneakers are not just a present — they're moral support.

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