Santa baby, a ’54 convertible too, light blue … Add in a yacht, a house and a new pair of Christian Louboutin shoes! Let’s get dreamy with aspirational finds and luxurious experiences that are the stuff of “champagne wishes and caviar dreams”! You’re sure to find something spectacular for the person you want to spoil this holiday season. Get ready to swoon — here are some drool-worthy luxe loves.
PRIMP & PAMPER
This beautiful diamond and multicolored gemstone Bellarri necklace is sure to make heads turn at your next holiday party. The way the colors catch the light looks like poetry in motion. Find this beautiful Bellarri necklace for $3,660 at Clater Jewelers.
Treat yourself or someone you love to a day of pure relaxation and beauty. “A Day at J Michael’s” includes a full-body exfoliation, 60-minute massage, pore-cleansing facial, manicure, pedicure and complimentary lunch. Find this package for $300 at J Michael’s Spa and Salon.
If there’s one area in your life that you should splurge on, it’s your skin. It deserves all of the love and attention you can give to it. This RéVive skincare package comes with moisturizing renewal cream, moisturizing renewal serum and moisturizing renewal eye cream — all the essentials you need for younger-looking, smoother, luminous skin. Find this RéVive skincare suite for $475 at Bays Beauty Boutique.
KMAC Couture VIP tickets
After you’ve primped and pampered yourself, treat yourself to an evening of art-forward fashion at the annual KMAC Couture event supporting the museum education and outreach initiatives of KMAC Museum. Don an all-white look, in keeping with the attire suggestion, and take your VIP front-row tickets to the pre-show cocktail party, followed by the runway show featuring gorgeous works of wearable art. Then, party into the night at the official after party! Get your KMAC Couture tickets, $300 each, at KMAC.
Pamper your palate! This rare bottle of vino is from the world’s most celebrated wine event: Auction Napa Valley. America’s most well-known vintners bottle only 60 of their finest wines for the event, each numbered and only for this auction. Die-hard collectors prize bottles numbered 1 through 6. It’s a bucket-list experience for wine aficionados, as it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste spectacular wines made just for the auction. This year, the owner of Liquor Barn nabbed some of the prized bottles at this year’s Auction Napa Valley, and they are available to purchase at Liquor Barns across Louisville. Find this bottle of cabernet sauvignon from the Chappellet Vineyard for $599.99 at the Liquor Barn on Shelbyville Road in Middletown.
Celebrate an evening with your main squeeze in the Louis Vuitton booth at Le Moo, made with 17 pieces of vintage Louis Vuitton luggage. With by far the most eclectic steak menu in Louisville, you and your fella are in for a night of stunning ambiance, great wine and delicious dishes. To reserve the Louis booth, you’ll have to spend a minimum of $500 among your party, but that shouldn’t be too difficult considering that you’ll want to try one of everything on the menu.
If your beau is a musician, get him a beautiful new guitar he’ll love. This GJ2 Arete guitar means “excellence in all things.” With its cobalt-blue pearl finish, it’s sure to make a statement when he rocks out at your next family gathering. These guitars are made to order by Grover Jackson in Laguna Hills, CA, for $2,799, but you can find this guitar on sale for $2,000 at DeGeorge Bros. Guitars.
Big Green Egg
What dude doesn’t love to flex his grilling muscles? You cannot go wrong by giving him a grill extraordinaire. The Big Green Egg is a grill and oven and smoker all in one, and they make all kinds of fabulous accessories for it, so you can have lots of culinary adventures enjoyed al fresco with your charming chef. Find the smaller one for $1,100 and the new XXL version for $3,995 at Steepleton.
This Derby, spend some time with him the fancy way. Place bets, drink bourbon and wear the most stylish hat you can find in the comfort of the Turf Club & Roses Lounge. Enjoy a premium open bar, gourmet food service, live wagering stations and closed-circuit TV coverage, and you might even see some celebrities too! Enjoy this Derby experience for $11,598 for two tickets at Churchill Downs.
FOR THE HOME
Stoneware & Co.’s Louisville Pottery Collection
Minimalism meets elegance with Stoneware & Co.’s subtly art-forward Louisville Pottery Collection. A hand-applied, brushed-on glaze only partially covers the simple lines of this pottery collection, leaving a glimpse of the natural beauty of the clay body. In addition to the basic place setting pieces, the Louisville Pottery Collection also features additional serving pieces and bakeware, including nested mixing bowls, cake crocks and a full set of carafes. Find a complete set of place settings for 10 people for a total of $1,100 at Stoneware & Co.
The Chazzie club chairs are upholstered in top-grain leather, providing a plush and premium feel to these elegant yet understated seating options. Their iron bases are treated with a brass finish that complements the leather and adds to the chairs’ luxury feel. Sleek lines and classic materials combine to make the Chazzie club chairs stunning pieces for any space. Find these chairs for $1,615 each at Merridian Home Furnishings.
Imagine having this stunning 19-light crystal chandelier in your home. It is a beautiful family heirloom piece that is sure to be treasured for generations to come. With a polished chrome finish and premium-grade double-cut crystal French pendalogue and octagon, this elegant chandelier will give any room the perfect touch of sparkle and glamour. Find this chandelier for $1,990 at Alcott & Bentley.
Custom interior design
Sometimes you just need a change. This season, take the plunge and redesign a room in your home. Book a consultation with The Lee W. Robinson Company and let Lee W. Robinson re-imagine your space. His incredible ability to create stunning design concepts, based on your personal style and functional needs, comes across in his impressive sketches. Sit with Lee for one hour, and walk away with a road map for what to do next and how to do it well. His prices vary depending on your unique tastes and needs, and it’s definitely worth it! Call (502) 895-1401 to book a consultation.
Winter weather may be a drag, but you can bring life back into your home with customized landscaping. Page|Duke Landscape Architects create landscape and garden designs that are thoughtful, beautiful, inspiring and timeless. Treat yourself and your home to a beautiful new green space that will make you and your family want to spend every day out in the sunshine. Prices vary depending on your specific needs and the scope of the project. Call (615) 320-0220 to schedule an appointment.
A new home
Go into the new year with a fresh new start and a beautiful new home. This gorgeous Glenview estate is a magnificent paradise on nearly seven lush acres of property. With everything from a sunken rose garden to a wine cellar that can hold 2,200 bottles, this home is worth every penny and then some. Enjoy a movie with your family in the home theater, then host a party and put the chef’s kitchen and butler’s pantry to good use. Find this Glenview home for $3,850,000 via Kentucky Select Properties.
Whether you can swing these purchases or simply like to swoon, we hope you enjoy the season and all of its magic!
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