We could all use a little luxury from time to time, and retailers around Birmingham are offering up plenty of fabulous ways to indulge. Whether you’re ready to splurge on a few holiday gifts or just do a little window shopping, both are made easy with this luxe edition of FINDS.
Editor’s Note: With price points from $140 to over $20,000, our Luxe Loves guide proves that luxury comes in a wide variety of price points in Birmingham. Check out our 50 under $50 holiday gift guide for more ideas!
FOR THE WARDROBE
There’s perhaps nothing as indulgent as a silky new nightgown. The glamour gown by Natori offers a comfy fit with a V-neck, adjustable straps, and wrinkle-resistant fabric that looks and feels like satin. For the ultra-indulgence, top it off with Natori’s Natalie robe, which is perfection in pure velvet. The gown ($140) and robe ($150) are available at The Lingerie Shoppe.
Stay warm all winter long with this sleek parka. The coat is made for the harshest elements — it’s specifically manufactured to endure the extreme cold weather of Canada — while also delivering style and sophistication. In addition to its tailored silhouette, the parka features gold accents, an adjustable hood, removable shearling trim, and plenty of pockets. It’s available for $1,524 at Gus Mayer.
Accentuate any outfit with the beauty of the Ora bag. Made in Scandicci, Italy, the handbag is made of fine Italian leather and lined with microsuede. Adding to the sophistication of the ecru-colored bag is the handcrafted crystal strap and 18-carat gold finishes. It’s available for $798 at Monkee’s of Mountain Brook.
Ritzy sapphire ring
The best gifts often come in small packages, and that’s certainly true with this sapphire ring. The piece features an 8.19-carat round sapphire sitting in a vintage platinum French mounting. It’s currently on sale for $25,975 (reg. $32,750) at Levy’s Fine Jewelry.
Beyond basic black dress
Everyone needs a little black dress, and the Phoebe dress by Seema Kahai is it. Made of 100% cotton, the midi dress features long sleeves with decorative trim and buttons for an elevated look. Pair it with boots or heels for winterlong wear. It’s available for $384 at ExVoto Vintage.
There are hoops, and then there are the Bromberg’s Signature Collection diamond hoop earrings. Made of 18-carat white gold, the classic hoops feature 6.6 total carats of diamonds. Pick up the pair for $21,650 at Bromberg’s.
Elevate your everyday shoe with this bootie from Pedro Garcia. Made in Spain, the neutral pull-on bootie boasts a round toe and chunky heel with a rubber outsole ideal for whatever weather winter throws your way. Pick up a pair for $675 at B.Prince.
Luxurious leather jacket
This classic leather jacket should be a staple in every winter wardrobe. The jacket features an iconic tailored fit, luxe finishes like the antique brass closures and zippers, and the softest lambskin that only gets better with age. It’s the ideal way to effortlessly elevate every outfit, from jeans to dresses. It’s available for $1,298 at Billy Reid.
From the mother of pearl to the 60-plus hand-set brilliant-cut diamonds, this Franck Muller stainless steel watch will easily become a finishing part of every day’s outfit. The watch also features a hand-sewn alligator strap and is water-resistant up to 30 meters. It’s available for $13,800 at Diamonds Direct.
Bold maxi dress
Determining what to wear to your seasonal soirées will be easy with Emily McCarthy’s ‘Megan’ dress in your closet. The bold print dress features a fun, flouncy skirt, blouson sleeves, a deep V-neck, and a fit that flatters all figures. It’s available for $398 at Clover + Bee.
Understated meets elegance with this metal chain bracelet. Handmade in New York City, the 18-inch-long bracelet is made of 18-carat gold chain links and is a classic addition to your favorite stack. It’s available for $26,000 at Etc.
FOR THE BODY
Nourish your skin while giving it everything it needs to fight signs of aging with the SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2. The cream includes the sweet scents of rosemary, mint, and eucalyptus while also including the ingredients needed to hydrate, firm, and improve skin’s texture. It’s available for $150 at Dermatology & Laser of Alabama.
Take care of your whole body with the Boost LED Patch from The Light Salon. The anti-inflammatory LED patch is made to help reduce pain and inflammation practically anywhere on the body, as well as balance complexion, calm redness, and even skin tone. It’s available for $475 at bluemercury.
Bath & body gift set
The ‘Wow’ gift set is the gift that keeps giving all season long. The limited edition holiday set includes bubble bars, bath bombs, bar soaps, shower gels, soaps, lotion, lip butter, shower foam, and practically anything else you’d want to pamper yourself. It’s available for $290 at Lush in The Summit.
FOR THE HOME
Sweet new seat
Enjoy every day at the office with the Stressless office chair. The Norwegian-designed recliner is designed to be sat in for hours on end, as it’s made to adapt to your body and how it moves. Available in a variety of leathers and fabrics, the chair ranges in price from $2,195 to $3,695 at Scandinavian Design Gallery.
Fabulous fire pit
Bring the very best to your backyard with this steel fire pit. The handcrafted fire pit features an understated elegance with its clean lines and sophisticated style, and it’s made of heavy gauge carbon steel that will patina with age. It’s available in multiple size options, ranging from $615 to $2,675, at Seasons Fire Pits.
The best wooden bed
You’ll want to build your entire bedroom around this unique wooden bed. Practically a piece of art, it’s available in both queen ($3,995) and king ($4,695) sizes at Seibels.
A cozy throw
Whether lounging on the couch or the back porch in your favorite chair, you’ll want to be sure to do it with this throw. Made of 100% baby alpaca, the throw is as soft as it is chic and super lightweight. It’s available in three color options for $398 each at ALKMY.
A chic mirror
An antique like this 19th-century mirror adds character to any room. This incredibly rare mirror includes its original mercury glass and features a unique beading technique on its inner border. It’s available for $5,200 at Lolo French Antiques.
Raise the bar in any room of your house with this bar cart. Made of beautiful white marble and brass, the elegant cart offers just enough space for all of your cocktail-making needs. It’s available for $803 at Stock & Trade.
Here’s to taking time out of your day for a bit of eye candy!
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