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Glamorous holiday lust-haves: For him and her

Glamorous holiday lust-haves: For him and her

For her: Christian Louboutin Decoltish Pump

The Decoltish pump combines Christian Louboutin’s Decollete 554 slender pointed toe with the elegant curve of the 100-millimetre ‘fetish’ heel. Pairing the signature red sole with gold ‘pepite’ leather results in an irresistible indulgence that brings sparkle and a sense of occasion to any evening out, whether you’re off to the opera or dining out with friends. RRP $965

For him: Berluti’s Classic Leather Buckle Shoe in Roccia

A sole for the sleek Elegance, craftsmanship and quality are the hallmarks of the Berluti brand. For 120 years the Italian studio has crafted leatherwear of the highest standards; its shoes are revered worldwide by those who strive for hardwearing footwear with longevity and aesthetic appeal. For a functional shoe that will allow you to traverse day and night. RRP AU$2730

Glamours Holiday Lust haves

 

For her: Chanel jewelled necklace

Take any look upmarket with Chanel’s elegant jewelled necklace. Feminine and glamorous, without shouting out for attention, the necklace is made of metal and calfskin in dark pink and gold. Its fine lines are enhanced with the telltale double-C Chanel emblem woven into the upper strand and punctuating both of the trailing ends. RRP $1850

For him: T.T. Trunks Dandy T128

 

Traditional on the outside, sleek on the inside, the creations of Parisian newcomers T.T. Trunks bring modernity to a travel classic. From the Dandy T128 shown here – with its pull-out drawers, charging capabilities and bar supplies – to the Millésime T512 for connoisseurs – complete with wine fridge and glasses – these multistorey cases fuse agility with handcrafted sophistication. RRP €39,000

For her: Hermès’ Birkin

Glamours Holiday Lust haves

The iconic Birkin bag was first imagined by singer-actress Jane Birkin on a Paris-London flight in 1983. Birkin told Hermès chairman Jean-Louis Dumas, next to whom she was sitting, that she wanted a spacious, sturdy and stable bag with a flat bottom that was just as elegant open or closed. Dumas set about having it designed, and it’s now a status symbol gracing the arms of the most fashionable women the world over. POA

For him: Rémy Martin Louis XIII edition

Rémy Martin is the name to indulge in when it comes to the finest cognac. The French house’s prestigious Louis XIII edition contains Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie aged between 40 and 100 years, and is beautifully bottled in a handcrafted Baccarat Crystal decanter. Known to linger generously on the palate for hours, Rémy Martin’s Louis XIII is a gift for the most serious of cognac enthusiasts. RRP AU$3790 (700ml) from Dan Murphy’s

For her: Guerlain Nuit d’Amour Eau De Parfum

Nuit d’Amour was created as a tribute to Gustav Klimt and his work ‘Lady with Hat and Feather Boa’. It belongs to Guerlain’s Exclusive Collections for ‘aficionados of rare scents’. The fragrance is ‘sweet, moving and feminine’, with top notes of lychee and pink pepper, heart notes of May rose and violet, and base notes of sandalwood, white musk and iris. POA

For him: Dior bicycle

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What better way to cruise around town than atop a limited edition bicycle designed by Dior? Created in collaboration with Parisian bike company Bogarde, Dior’s first-ever BMX-style bike features a chrome body finished with hints of black and red, and has handlebars engraved with the house’s signature bee motif, made recognisable by the D-Bee It bag. The bike will retail at select Dior Homme boutiques by request, and although only 70 numbered models are said to have been made, the French atelier has promised this is the first in a series of three exclusive bike designs still to be released. Stay tuned. RRP AU$4300

This article appeared in volume 28 of Signature Luxury Travel & Style. To subscribe to the latest issue, click here.