Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Person Who Has Everything
We all have that friend or relative: the person who knows what they like, and has an extensive collection to back it up. What to get someone who has everything? We've gathered a few suggestions that the choosiest recipients are sure to appreciate.
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The Phytophiler No.2 (Mirrors) by Dossofiorito, $582.25 at larcobaleno.com Part planter, part sculpture, this one-of-a-kind item by Dossofiorito brings a dynamic energy to potted greenery. Carefully placed mirrors and magnifying glasses, positioned around a hand-thrown terracotta pot, create an otherwordly addition to a side table or windowsill.
Icelandic/Dorset Crossed Sheepskin by Marlow Goods, $275 at marlowgoods.com and the Wythe Hotel Take your nose-to-tail dining habits the extra mile with home goods, from leather accessories to hygge-rific hides. This sheepskin throw from Germantown, New York, will make a super-luxe accent for cabin retreats and urban apartments alike. The pelts are tanned in Pennsylvania.
Bluetooth Gramophone by Gramovox, $399 from gramovox.com For the audiophile with a wireless speaker setup all figured out, the bluetooth-enabled Gramovox is a playful addition. With the look of 1920s horn speakers and a contemporary sound, the piece adds a touch of clean-lined nostalgia to a modern living space.
Half Cut glassware by Lee Broom, £65 (approximately $101) from leebroomstore.com British designer Lee Broom is known for his modern renditions of traditional materials, like this collection of crystal glassware that plays on decanter stoppers. The collection features four, hand-cut base designs.
Weekender by Knoll, $595 at knoll.com Leave it to Knoll to create a flawless travel collection for frequent flyers or occasional jet-setters. This super luxurious weekender, upholstered in the same felt as the company's iconic furniture, is 100% Merino wool with leather straps.
Aeroccino+ Milk Frother by Nespresso, $99 at nespresso.com Even when they need a quick cup, serious coffee fans aren't going to sacrifice on quality. This petite device quickly makes warm or cool milk froth, so a good latte or cappuccino is only a button press away.
Limited edition stone candle holders by Fort Standard, $68 each at fortstandard.squarespace.com Fort Standard, a duo of two Pratt graduates working out of Red Hook in Brooklyn, has made quick work of the American design scene since forming their studio in 2011. The work doesn't come cheap, but these small-scale, limited edition textured marble candle holders are a way to get the look without breaking the bank. Cut from scrap stone in New Jersey and lined on the bottom with a leather pad to avoid scratches.
Happy Hour Trolley by Alfredo Häberli for BD Barcelona Design, $2,265 from dwell.com This modern bar cart is the ultimate entertaining tool, but also doubles as a convenient side table for a living room or bathroom. It features a sleek, chromed iron body.