Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Ultra High-End

Lavish presents to give, covet and daydream about

Everyone’s dreams of a luxuriant lifestyle take on different shapes, styles and colors—with worlds of different components at play. Sometimes it’s a yacht, other times it’s simply a day without email. Below we’ve outlined a handful of products that reflect the best of their class in many ways. There’s glamour, indulgence and delight. We’ve picked homewares and fashion pieces, spirits and accessories. Some are pretty …

Kerchief Down Jacket

Made from vintage bandanas, visvim’s naturally dyed kerchief down jacket is a stylish take on puffer outerwear. The patchwork-style outer is made from 100% cotton, while the lining is a breathable cotton/linen blend. Offering warmth is the genuine down and feather filling.

Hock Design Fitness Equipment

Beautifully designed high-end exercise goods with an eye toward the future

Kristof Hock knew there was a better way of doing things. Years ago—while working as a product manager in the fitness industry—he would visit Nantong, China to meet with manufacturers. He remembers the polluted air and the bedraggled workforce—mainstays of the city that produces most of the world’s affordable fitness equipment. In pursuit of a more sustainable model, Hock formulated the idea for a range …