The very best holiday gifts for you, for her, for family. And a few more for you. —By Michael Martin
For Your Space
Arne Norell Ari Lounge Chair and Ottoman
You could get yourself a new Eames lounge chair, and you should. But this 1970s-era vintage Danish piece comes with instant character.
$7,729 at 1stdibs.com
Greatest of All Time: A Tribute to Muhammad Ali
This massive limited-edition coffee-table book, signed by Ali and artist Jeff Koons, contains essays, interviews, 3,000 photographs and a Koons litho. It weighs in at 75 lbs.
$6,000 at taschen.com
Pot Chairs by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen
These vintage Danish beauties, made circa 1950, will lend your space instant space-age cool.
$10,800 at 1stdibs.com
Phillip Williams Vintage Poster
NYC's amazing Philip Williams Posters stocks thousands of eye-popping one-of-a-kind vintage prints from the 1920s on. This 1938 digestif ad is 53x78" and $850 at postermuseum.com.
Rejuvenation rounded metal-framed mirror
You don’t need therapy to see yourself in a new way — this cleverly shaped mirror (30x40”, in oil-rubbed bronze) will do the trick.
$499 at rejuvenation.com
Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos 568 by Marc Newson
Designed by the visionary Newson — who earns another spot on this list with a Louis Vuitton suitcase — this Baccarat crystal clock winds itself on air. No gusts necessary; just air.
$28,000 at jaeger-lecoultre.com
Roger Moore as James Bond 24x30" framed print
This iconic shot by photographer Peter Ruck is available in a limited edition of 495.
$399 at soniceditions.com
Loro Piana double-breasted cashmere overcoat
A classic style in baby cashmere made by the premier Italian cashmere house equals pure luxury with staying power.
$9,995 at loropiana.com
Todd Snyder bonded wool parka
The rising American sportswear designer has crafted one of the most beautiful parkas we’ve seen this season.
$1,298 at toddsnyder.com
Billy Reid Astor fur-collar coat
Sharp tailoring with a bit of flash (the cozy fur collar detaches if you’re flying under the radar).
$1,495 at billyreid.com
Tom Ford silk parka
Tom drops the mic: Waterproof silk and a coyote-fur collar make this the ultimate in luxury.
$9.750 at tomford.com
Billy Reid Gunner shirt jacket
This beautifully distressed shirt jacket connotes Redford and McQueen and will take you into spring.
$1,495 at billyreid.com
Louis Vuitton Horizon 55 suitcase by Marc Newson
Created by industrial-design whiz Newson, this light carry-on has a completely flat interior for maximum capacity.
$3,100 at us.louisvuitton.com
J.W. Hulme rolling suitcase
This handcrafted carry-on is a conversation starter: Something about the rugged Century leather says “adventurer.”
$1,495 at jwhulmeco.com
Frank Clegg x Michael Bastian briefcase
The All-American leather handcrafters partnered with the All-American designer to create a sharp brief that says you're a man of the world.
$1,250 at frankcleggleatherworks.com
Lotuff duffel travel bag
One of the sharpest duffels we've ever seen.
$1,730 at shopspring.com
Bally Hingis backpack
Make every day Throwback Thursday.
$795 at saksfifthavenue.com
Tiffany CT60® Annual Calendar watch in 18k white gold
Striking in monochromatic 18k white gold, this timepiece has silver poudré numerals on a grey soleil dial, and a hand-stitched alligator strap. Created in a limited edition of 60, each timepiece is individually numbered.
$20,000 at tiffany.com
Uniform Wares C41 PVD chronograph with Milanese mesh strap
The up-and-coming British company's minimalist watch is perfectly modern, with an of-the-moment mesh strap.
$1,350 at uniformwares.com
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black watch
Omega's famous for providing the watches every U.S. astronaut wears in space, but you can voyage to the bottom of the sea with this mysterious-looking new colorway.
omega.com (contact boutique for price)
Detroit's hometown heroes debut another winner, a classically masculine watch with a superdistinctive square face.
$675 at saksfifthavenue.com
Autodromo Group B Automatic
This Brooklyn-based company specializes in auto-inspired timepieces, and this speedometer riff is both minimalist and dashing.
$925 at autodromo.com
Suits & Tuxes
Tom Ford Windsor tuxedo with satin peak lapel
If you don't own a tux yet, invest here. The man knows what he's doing.
$5,460 at tomford.com
Hackett London gray double-breasted flannel suit
For the next time you find yourself asking, "What would Cary Grant wear today?"
$1,395 at hackettlondon.com
Gucci black slim-fit piped twill tuxedo
If it's good enough for Tom Hiddleston in those moody ads, it's good enough for you.
$2,750 at mrporter.com
Givenchy satin-collar check evening jacket
This suave dinner jacket is ideal for New Year's, but a renegade will wear it with raw denim year-round.
$2,960 at neimanmarcus.com
Suitsupply Havana navy flannel suit
Rich wool flannel in an excellent fit. Pick up a couple of sport coats too.
$499 at suitsupply.com
Thom Sweeney wool-cashmere blazer
Super-sharp style (we always like a good ticket pocket) and fit.
$1,395 at mrporter.com
Hardy Amies wool-cashmere cardigan
Bring a bit of Savile Row home with this chunky knit in the season's most important color.
$855 at hardyamies.com
Common Projects sneakers
Supreme simplicity that goes with everything — even a suit.
$410 at mrporter.com
Filson Running Wolf Cowichan sweater
The coolest-named sweater ever, handmade and this year's exclusive Filson design.
$495 at filson.com
Nike Flyknit Racer Triple Blackout running shoes
Blackout sneakers are the season's big trend, and this super-lightweight style supports your feet perfectly.
$150 at finishline.com
Ralph Lauren Purple Label cable-knit cashmere sweater
An all-time classic, for good reason.
$998 at ralphlauren.com
Twillory Safecotton Dress Shirts
One of our favorite shirtmakers introduces a non-iron line that uses a proprietary weave, not the usual toxic chemicals, to banish wrinkles while keeping things soft.
2 shirts, $99 at twillory.com
Thom Browne leather chelsea boots
Dress these up, dress them down, wear them with shorts (well, maybe not the latter, but the designer of those schoolboy suits probably wouldn't look at you sideways).
$1,250 at mrporter.com
Newton Distance Elite Running Shoes
These road warriors — which weigh a mere 7 ounces — were tested by some of the fastest runners in the country.
$155 at amazon.com
Ralph Lauren Tuxedo Bear sweater
RL's dapper teddy returns with a martini glass and tux, on this cashmere-wool-camel-hair pullover.
$395 at ralphlauren.com
Begg & Co. cashmere scarf
Possibly the ultimate scarf. These Scottish purveyors of fine cashmere have been in business since 1866, expertise that's more than evident once you feel one of these.
$400 at mrporter.com
Kitchen & Bar
Yamazaki 18-Year Single Malt Whisky
The best of the best, it's won more medals than Michael Phelps.
$700 at cwspirits.com
Louis Vuitton cocktail case
The luxury luggage-maker creates a truly reliable traveling companion: The embossed leather case holds a martini kit, flask, tray and even a mini ice bucket.
Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva "Monfortino" wine
Arvid Rosengren, the world's #1 sommelier, told us it's on his shortlist of essential bottles to own: "One of the most beautiful wine experiences possible," he says.
$775 at wine.com
Edgewood Made porcelain pitcher
These angular pitchers look like a piece of art on a shelf, and they're functional enough to use every day.
$120 at edgewoodmade.com
Krug Vintage Champagne
This is another of Rosengren's favorites: "Luxurious and impressive in youth, broad and luscious with age," he says. "Always a safe bet and very ageworthy."
$250 at wine.com
Coravin Wine Access
Taste wines without pulling the cork, and keep the remainder fresh.
$285 at amazon.com
Castagna glass pot
Bring radical transparency to your stovetop.
$200 at store.moma.org
Saeco Molto one-touch espresso maker
Make espresso or Americanos in five strengths, grind beans and froth milk, all with the tap of a button. Tomorrow morning, it gets even easier: The memory function recalls just how you like it.
$1,495 at williams-sonoma.com
Tech and Gear
Leica M240 camera
Vintage looks with serious functionality: This 24-megapixel digital camera shoots in full 35mm format.
$11,290 at mrporter.com
Bowers & Wilkins P7 wireless headphones
The lightest, most stylish wireless cans we've seen earn an A+ for sound quality too.
$400 at amazon.com
Louis Vuitton slender wallet
This superslim wallet has outsized appeal, thanks to its classic checkerboard pattern in handsome steel gray.
$440 at us.louisvuitton.com
Hector Saxe Daniel backgammon set
This handsome board, in a rich, pebble-grained leather case, is motivation to finally learn the gentlemanly game.
$780 at mrporter.com
15" Macbook Pro
Go ahead, use the swell new touch bar to play Star Trek: The Next Generation. It's cool.
$2,399 at apple.com
Seven Dreamers Caddie Bag
If Darth Vader were a fan of the links, he’d own this bag: Space-grade carbon fiber used in satellites, wrapped in supple black leather.
$8,500 at sevendreamers.com
1966-’67 Marshall JTM50 “Bluesbreaker” Combo Amplifier
Eric Clapton used these amps to shape the artistic and commercial development of rock guitar.
$8,300 to $10,000; see vintageguitar.com for more info
Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Avant 85-inch 4K TV
Make "home cinema" a literal thing with this 4K TV that delivers exceptional sound quality — the 3-channel speaker system has three tweeters and two bass drivers — and all the latest digital tech.
$23,000 at bang-olufsen.com
Thom Browne striped money clip billfold
If you're in the market for this year's forever wallet, it's the ideal mix of classic and distinctive.
Lacroix Ultime Black Skis
Only 100 pairs of these gorgeous planks were made, boasting a titanium alloy that's high-performance and supremely durable.
$10,000 at lacroix-skis.com
D.R. Harris ebony shaving set
Old-time beauty and modern function for your mug: The razor has a Mach 3 blade and the brush 14,000 bristles.
$395 at mrporter.com
Sennheiser Orpheus HE1 headphones
These electrostatic headphones — whose innards include gold transducers and silver-plated cables — come with an amplifier built into a block of noise-canceling Carrara marble.
$55,000 at us.sennheiser.com
AUTOS & TRAVEL
Harley Davidson Sportster Iron 883
Go on! Get a Harley! This little number, a Sportster, is part of a Harley line that goes all the way back to 1957.
$8,849 at harley-davidson.com
2017 Jaguar F-type
This curvy, sexy beast lives up to its feline namesake. It has 340 hp and spans 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 200mph. MSRP: From $61,400.
Feed your need for speed by checking out The 20 Most Powerful Cars on the Road!
The Ultimate AirBnB on the Cote d’Azur
What has eight bedrooms, 13 beds, a heated infinity pool and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean? Why, Villa Semaphore on France’s stunning Cote d'Azur, of course.
$9,986 per night, airbnb.com
2017 Toyota Supra MkV
The car given top billing in the Fast and the Furious movie franchise, this new model is a collaboration between BMW and Toyota.
MSRP: From $55,000
Now, get expert tips on how to get the best deal on your purchase: How to Buy Anything!
A Space Adventure
Book a trip aboard G-Force One, a modified Boeing 727-200 that performs parabolic arcs over 90 minutes to create a weightless environment similar to space.
Your own private island
You can pick one up for less than the price of a Brooklyn apartment. To wit: Isla Paloma in Panama (above, $380,000). Find out why scoring your own private island is cheaper than you think — and start making your shopping list.
2017 Lamborghini Huracan
With a sleek design and a cockpit that resembles a stealth-fighter jet's, this npairs intensity with luxury: 571 hp and 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds.
MSRP: From $199,800
Check out another all-time-great supercar in The 10 Best Mercedes Benzes of All Time!
Tiffany CT60® 34 mm watch
She'll love this as much as an engagement ring: Ringed with diamonds, this 18k rose gold watch has gold poudré numerals on a white soleil dial.
$15,500 at tiffany.com
Guanti Giglio Fiorentino leather gloves with fur cuffs
She'll think of you warmly.
$215 at neimanmarcus.com
Prada Saffiano double-zip tote bag
Brand new for spring. Grab it before her friends do.
$3,080 at neimanmarcus.com
Brunello Cucinelli Monili tassel necklace
This silver pendant necklace is, as the kids say, off the chain.
$995 at neimanmarcus.com
Restoration Hardware cashmere throw
A cozy 55-gram weight that comes in in 12 colors.
$199 at restorationhardware.com
Adopted python iPhone 6 case
Makes the quotidian smartphone anything but basic.
$175 at barneys.com
Tom Ford Natalia metal lizard clutch
This shiny clutch purse with a witty clasp will give you both a reason to go out more.
$6,780 at tomford.com
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Barney's New York fur pull-through scarf
She can wear this plush fox scarf, lined in silk, with everything from a parka to a cocktail dress.
$495 at barneys.com
Alexis Bittar crystal origami cuff
For your Wonder Woman.
$275 at neimanmarcus.com
Irene Neuwirth Diamond Collection necklace
This eye-popping string of, ahem, jewel-toned tourmalines and white diamonds is set in 18k yellow gold.
$45,460 at barneys.com