There’s nothing like an auction to put a little extra zing into holiday shopping! Read on for a selection of exceptional, unexpected gifts.
The infinity sign means different things to different people: To some it symbolizes everlasting love or friendship, while for others it represents personal strength and determination. Whatever your preferred definition, it is beautifully expressed in this diamond-studded rose-gold Tiffany & Co. cuff.
In this 1954 photo, Slim Aarons, who famously chronicled the lives of the jet set, captured his wife, Rita, floating in a pool amid a Christmas tree and ornaments. In other words, it epitomizes cheeky mid-century California glamour.
This circa 1960 Italian tabletop box, made from slabs of black agate, has a top inlaid with malachite and mother-of-pearl, a cast-silver frame and a pearwood interior. It was designed to hold money but can be used to keep other valuables out of sight — like, say, a remote control.
When it comes to 1990s hair accessories, claw clips might be back, but this Chanel barrette defies trends. The wide brown-leather fastener with gold double Cs would make even the messiest bun look polished.
A collaboration between two brands as esteemed as Louis Vuitton and Fornasetti is all but guaranteed to send collectors into a frenzy, and you can expect just such a reaction when gifting this limited-edition tote.