Go For Gold
Razzle-dazzle diamonds and baubles that will make her wish list sparkle.
Clockwise from top left: Serpenti bracelet in 18k pink gold with rubellite head and pavé diamonds, Bulgari ($52,000). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-583- 4747. Temptation of Eve diamond and ruby ring, Stephen Webster ($32,000). T-Bird Jewels, The Trails Village Center at Summerlin, 702-256-3900. The Story necklace in crystals, smoky quartz, and rubies, Swarovski ($280). Fashion Show, 702-732-8161. Mini-bastille-link gold chain, Ippolita ($13,500). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300. Tubetto drop earrings in 18k gold and diamonds, DeGrisogono (price on request). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-834-6600. Hot-pink spinel pavé pinky ring, David Yurman (price on request). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-794-4545. Gold ring with diamonds, Pandora ($1,650). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-489-2674. Tradition timepiece in 18k rose gold with diamonds, Piaget ($49,000). The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 702-418-3033. Diamond-bezel watch with mother-of-pearl dial, Ebel ($28,500). Cadoro Jewelers, The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian, 702-696-0080. 18k rose-gold bracelet, Pomellato ($40,660). Tesorini, Via Bellagio, 702-693-7924. Big Dot tray, Waylande Gregory ($350). Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show, 702-731-3636. Circle of Fire diamond bracelet, Carrera y Carrera ($47,100). Bellusso Jewelers, The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 702-650- 2988.
A chic, inviting table mixes exquisite silver and crystal in classic and modern designs.
From top left: Holiday bowl in sterling silver with hand-formed and chased bow, Tiffany & Co. ($53,400). Crystals, City Center, 702-545-9090. Solid pewter Brenna napkin ring ($40) and Jordana linen 20-inch square dinner napkin ($25), Ralph Lauren Home. 888-475- 7674. Excellence Champagne flute, Saint-Louis ($810). Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show; 702-731-3636. Intangible three-cube crystal candleholder by Arik Levy, Baccarat ($335). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300. Corelli crystal decanter with sanded GA logo, presented in a refined gift box, Armani Casa ($230). 800-634-4043. Dome Tip Top bottle stopper in crystal, Baccarat ($100). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. Luminance charger in silver, handmade in Turkey from glass with a metallic finish, Diane von Furstenberg ($50). Bloomingdale’s, Fashion Show, 702-784-5400. Jewelry box in s tamped calf leather, Fendi Casa (price on request). 800-634-4043. Sterling silver Elsa Peretti Thumbprint salt and pepper shakers, Tiffany & Co. ($475). see above. Glass and pewter Brenna double old-fashioned glass, inspired by vintage wrought-iron and Southwestern motifs, Ralph Lauren Home ($75). see above. Filled candle w ith custom a romatics, available in various sizes, Restoration Hardware ($39–$59). 800-910- 9836. Louxor Tip Top bottle stopper in crystal, Baccarat ($100). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. Victorian snowflake ornament crafted from glass beads and available in various sizes, Restoration Hardware ($12–$29). see above
Lovers of color are sure to be gleeful over this season’s array of so-sumptuous shoes and brilliantly toned bags.
From left: Claire metal clutch in multicolored crystals, Jimmy Choo ($7,000). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-366-0503. Plastic acetate oval modified sunglasses, Alexander McQueen ($345). Solstice, Miracle Mile Shops, 702-369-3103. Patchwork tweed Lady Dior bag with fringe and python handle, Dior ($5,700). Crystals, CityCenter, 702- 597-0941. Blue Decorapump featuring geometric Swarovski crystals added to the popular Daffodile platform pump, Christian Louboutin ($3,895). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300. Wave cutout bootie in purple suede with double platform and sixinch heel, Giuseppe Zanotti Design ($1,150). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-866-0055. Yellow suede signature collection bag with chain handle and a turn-lock clasp, Tod’s ($1,665). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-792-1422. Mini Miss Sicily black python satchel accentuated with gold-tone hardware, chain shoulder strap with charms, and magnetic closure, Dolce & Gabbana ($5,775). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-892-0880. Glossy crocodile top-handle frame shoulder bag, Nancy Gonzalez ($3,450). Similar styles, Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show, 702-731-3636. Embossed python clutch with clear crystal stones, Michael Kors ($1,395). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-869-0010. Semi-oval sunglasses with a saddle bridge in burgundy, available in three colors, Guess by Marciano ($99). Similar styles, The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-369-0322. Iridescent calfskin purple ballet flats with embossed Chanel logo and bow detail, Chanel ($625). Via Bellagio, 702-765-5505.
Sweet and Savory
These locally-sourced festive treats and trimmings will satisfy the most discerning foodie.
From left: Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain Cookbook, featuring recipes for classic dishes and grilling, Clarkson Potter ($35). Mesa Grill, Caesars Palace, 702- 731-7731. Ramsay’s Best Menus, with recipes from around the world, Quadrille Publishing ($32). Gordon Ramsay Steak, Paris Las Vegas, 702-946-4663. Flavorful Italian white-truffle oil ($30) and German-made Wüsthof gourmet four-piece steak-knife set made of precision-cut, high-carbon stainless steel ($60), Sur La Table. Fashion Show, 702-732-2706. Happy in the Kitchen, Michel Richard’s shortcuts and recipes, Artisan ($45). Central Michel Richard, Caesars Palace, 702-650-5921. 12-piece holiday gift set including truffles and Bapchi’s caramel toffee chocolates (shown), Vosges Haut-Chocolat ($86). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-836-9866. Mindful Eating, healthy recipes from chef Chad Luethje, Hay House ($35). Miraval, Tucson, AZ, 800-825-4000. Gold-foiled Henri Bendel bone china teacup and saucer set in the brand’s signature brown and white stripes, Henri Bendel ($58). Fashion Show, 702-836-9829. Single-serve beverage system, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf ($180). Miracle Mile Shops, 702-696-0564. Silver hand-harvested, handcrafted tequila, Herradura Tequila ($30). Lee’s Discount Liquor, locations citywide. Dry Gin made with cold distillation, Oxley ($65). Lee’s Discount Liquor, locations citywide. Silver martini shaker from the Studio Bar Collection, Z Gallerie ($20). Fashion Show, 702- 696-9733. Abysse crystal shot glasses by Thomas Bastide, Baccarat ($205 for two). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-693-6877. Cherry Cherry Cherry flavored suckers, Sin City Suckers ($40 for a box of 24). Walgreens, locations citywide.
From Las Vegas to Lahore, a luxe array of luggage and accessories to tempt the traveler’s eye.
From left: Large suede duffel with top handles, removable shoulder strap, and reinforced leather bottom, Ralph Lauren ($1,450). The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 702-650-5656. Men’s deerskin glove in fawn with custom rivet hardware, Coach ($148). Fashion Show, 702-759-3451. Cashmere and silk Camails shawl ($1,125) and Calèche- Express hand luggage, made of water-resistant canvas and trimmed in leather ($7,150), Hermès. Via Bellagio, 702-866-2629. Eco Leaves three-piece hard-side luggage set, made of recycled plastics with a diamond finish, shown in orange, Heys ($450). 877-276-4397. Leather Epi Alzer 70 suitcase trunk with embossed and rivet-reinforced leather trim, rolled-leather top handle, signature brass S-lock, and two trunk latches, Louis Vuitton (price on request). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-262- 6189. Alligator iPad case, available in seven rich colors (shown in tangerine), Burberry ($4,995). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702- 731-0650. Capra travel wallet with zip-around closure, ID window, and ticket and currency compartments, Tumi ($295). Fashion Show, 702-413-0897. Classic gray milky leather oversized tote bag, Tod’s ($1,845). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-792-1422. Brown midlength leather gloves, Salvatore Ferragamo ($620). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-933-9333. Helmut crocodile duffel bag in brown with two leather straps, double zip-top closure, and combination lock, Gucci ($28,000). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-369-7333.
The Groomed and the Gorgeous
Lush scents, sharp shaving sets, and the most covetable of compacts are guaranteed to top holiday wish lists.
Clockwise from bottom left: Florabotanica eau de parfum spray, with blends of Turkish rose, hemp, and vetiver root, Balenciaga ($125). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300. Vanity box inlaid with 22k gold on white porcelain china, Waylande Gregory ($240). Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show, 702-731-3636. Coco Noir with top notes of grapefruit and bergamot, plus sweet rose, jasmine, sandalwood, and patchouli, Chanel ($130). Wynn Las Vegas, 702-770-3532. Deluxe candle in Roasted Chestnut, Jo Malone London ($130). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. Palette Grand Bal Carnet de Maquillage, featuring gold and platinum shadows, two glosses, and black eyeliner, Dior ($85). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-369-6072. Fine-badger-hair brush with ivory handle, The Art of Shaving ($110). Fashion Show, 702-733-9509. Alien Essence Absolue Eau de Parfum Intense, Thierry Mugler ($128). Nordstrom, Fashion Show, 702-862-2525. How to Look the Best at Everything complexion kit including a pore-minimizing balm, concealer, and foundations, Benefit ($30). Sephora, The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian, 702-735- 3896. Louvre glass footed bowl with 24k gold-painted designs, Home Treasures ($205). Neiman Marcus, see above. Eau de parfum purse spray with tiger orchid, fruity chypre, caramel, and patchouli notes, Jimmy Choo ($75). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-366-0503. Body purse spray within rose-gold case, Burberry ($68). Sephora, see above. Kiss Mini Larger Than Life lip gloss coffret, packaged in Andy Warhol’s legendary soup can, Nars Cosmetics ($55). Sephora, see above. Delmere large jewelry box, Ralph Lauren Home ($2,995). 888-475- 7674. Scented candle in Oliban Frankincense, Diptyque ($68). Nordstrom, see above. Private Blend Café Rose eau de parfum of Rose de Mai, Turkish rose, and Bulgarian rose, Tom Ford ($205). Neiman Marcus, see above. Caviar Cristal luxe cream, La Prairie ($1,100). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. Seductive Homme Blue eau de toilette with citrus and black pepper top notes, Guess ($49). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-737-1816.
I Love You, Man
Make his holiday merry and bright with these high-roller-worthy gifts.
Clockwise from top left: Khaki Navy Pioneer watch, which can also be used as a deck clock, Hamilton ($2,945). Tourneau, The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-732-8463. Carrera chronograph watch, Tag Heuer ($4,400). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-380-2820. Silk pocket square, Salvatore Ferragamo ($120), The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-933-9333. Constellation luxury phone, Vertu ($5,600). Wynn Las Vegas, 702-650-5700. Playing-card set in leather case, Hermès ($445). Crystals, CityCenter, 702- 893-8900. Cigar cutter with diamond-cut lines, Davidoff ($350). The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian, 702-733-5999. 18k yellow-gold and bronze cable, Charriol ($425). Tiny Baubles, Wynn Las Vegas, 702- 770-3559. Crocodile-embossed calf-leather portfolio, Brunello Cucinelli (price on request). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-527-7766. Luminor Base 44mm watch, Panerai ($5,700). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-727-3310; panerai.com. Rhodium-plated cuff links, Canali ($325). The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 702-862- 4447. Epi card holder, Louis Vuitton ($225). Crystals, CityCenter, 702-262-6189.
Holiday gifts from fashion designers and Italian design icons shimmer with subtle metallics.
From left: From the Alpine Lodge Collection, the Harper Burned Silver 7-by- 9-inch frame in sterling silver, Ralph Lauren Home ($1,295). 888-475-7674. Handcrafted 24k gold-plated Rabat Lantern in brass, L’Objet ($950). Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show, 702-731-3636. Large ivory pillar candle (in lantern), Restoration Hardware ($49–$199). 800-910-9836. Stacked books: Tom Wesselmann, Prestel Publishing ($65). Barneys New York, The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 702- 629-4200. Christian Louboutin monograph, Rizzoli ($150). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300. White ceramic vase with lid, designed by Marc Newson, Cappellini ($204). Unicahome, 3901 W. Russell Road, 702-616-9280. Corollaire Rose Vase in amber, Saint-Louis ($3,150). Neiman Marcus, see above. Cream cashmere throw, Restoration Hardware ($299). see above. The Target black swirl-print pillow is made of polyester and a poly-cotton blend, Poltrona Frau ($280). Limoges porcelain key tray with FF logo in gold, Fendi Casa (price on request). 800-634-4043. Missoni pillow with the designer’s iconic chevron pattern in metallic gold, MissoniHome ($420). Neiman Marcus, see above. The Eveline 2 Table Lamp with black maple frame and modified pyramid shade in beige or white woven fabric, Armani Casa ($4,860). 800-634-4043. Classic calendar set with each month’s calendar card featuring a hand-engraved die in metallic-gold ink with a 19th-century style brass table easel, Mrs. John L. Strong Fine Stationery ($125). Saks Fifth Avenue, see above. Gold and red holiday ornaments, sold in sets, Restoration Hardware ($12–$24). see above
Photography by brian klutch; styling by Mariana Vera for Halley Resources