‘Tis the season of giving means ‘tis the season of buying. This means investing in things for other people. However, the fear of giving a parent an expensive tablet that will collect dust in a desk drawer, or giving a granddaughter a pricey necklace she’ll never wear is real. But this fear doesn’t have to lead to gift cards or less expensive items. You can still invest in the people you love over the holidays and make the right choice at the same time.
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Harry Josh Pro Tools x Serge Normant
The best hair dryer we’ve ever tested is the Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer 2000. It retails for $249 alone, but this kit from Dermstore includes 3 luxurious hair products by Serge Normant, as well as a Harry Josh bag, for $189. That’s insane.
Give the gift of luxury sound this year. This all-new voice controlled smart speaker by Sonos is one of our favorite gift ideas for 2018. With Alexa built it, you can not only play music, but also check news and traffic and control other smart devices.
When we tested checked luggage, Away won as our best hard-sided suitcase. This set includes a carry-on with your choice of medium or large checked luggage. There’s also an option for a set of three if you want them all!
I started noticing my favorite food bloggers using this brand, then we tested dutch ovens at Reviewed and our favorite overall was the Staub. Clearly these are hot right now, so get them for the person in your life who loves cooking. You can’t go wrong.
When we tested the iRobot Roomba i7+, our robot vacuum expert gave it a nearly perfect score. The robot vacuum can empty its dirt bin all by itself and then continue vacuuming. This thing is truly the most luxurious robot vacuum we’ve seen.
If the person you’re shopping for lives in a place that gets chilly, give them the gift that people have been going nuts over the past couple of winters. These expensive jackets promote ultra-warmth with goose feathers, and people love them.
Whether you’re shopping for a Netflix nerd, a sports-watching fanatic, or someone who doesn’t watch too much TV, chances are they would appreciate a new TV. We recommend gifting one of the best TVs of 2018, the TCL 55-inch 6 series.
It’s a cycling bike with a tablet screen that displays live and on-demand classes. You feel like you’re in a studio surrounded by others, but you’re AT HOME. Working out does not get more luxurious than this.
Other than flying first class to Fiji, a faux fur blanket is just about as luxurious as it gets.This blanket from Anthropologie has a bunch of 5-star reviews, and will bring much luxury into your living room. It’s also pretty big: 70” x 60”.
Having a movie theater in your home sounds pretty luxurious, but you probably aren’t giving someone a home remodel or expansion for the holidays. Well, what about a projector? With the Nebula, it’s just like having your own theater.
Give someone the gift of a luxurious kitchen countertop this year with our favorite stand mixer, the KitchenAid Artisan. They will not only love the way our favorite stand mixer looks, but they’ll love the treats they bake with it.
I aspire to one day live a luxurious life in which I can parade around with a Chloé handbag. This particular one is stylish, chic, and calling my name through its calfskin leather material. The other I’m recommending is Gucci’s Soho Disco Leather Bag.
Whether they’re a college student looking for an awesome way to dress up their dorm or a smart home enthusiast who could never own enough gadgets, this is perfect. The panels light up and change colors to the beat of your favorite songs.
Isn’t luxury having everything you need at your fingertips (knife humor)? We tested knife sets this year, and this 18-piece set by Zwilling J.A. Henckels was our favorite. It includes pretty much every knife you will ever need for a great price.
A luxurious pen? Bet you didn’t see this one coming. My husband is obsessed with cross-pens. He says, “a cross-pen that is personalized with someone’s initials or name is a classy, timeless gift for pen lovers.”