Let the holiday shopping begin

WAG’s annual luxury travel and beauty guide.

Off the cuff: The Globe cufflink style is an iconic piece in Tateossian’s collection, originally introduced in 1995, and has been one of the brand’s consistent best sellers since. The globe, infused by lapis with latitudinal and longitudinal lines, rotates by touch. An instant status symbol for your wrists. $495. https://us.tateossian.com/products/globe-cufflinks-lapis-and-sterling-silver

Pack it up:  Briggs & Riley, the prestigious luxury line, makes two carry-on Sympatico spinner sizes (domestic and international), a medium spinner and a larger spinner, that are available in plum, navy and black, with monogram options to truly make it your own. Briggs & Riley and its parent company, US Luggage LLC, are acclaimed for innovations such as the first-ever wheeled luggage, a differentiating Outsider handle, patented CX compression-expansion system and backing every bag they make with an unconditional lifetime guarantee, the only one of its kind in the industry. $739. Also available at Nordstrom The Westchester and Bloomingdale’s White Plains.

Do not disturb: Why didn’t someone think of this before? We should all travel with a luxuriously soft headband with removable speakers to play music to soothe you to sleep. Sleep Phones were developed by a family doctor who needed a way to listen to soothing music after taking patient calls in the middle of the night. You can listen to audiobooks, meditation and even white noise. $99.95 for the wireless version; $39.95 for the classic. https://www.sleepphones.com/products/sleepphones/classic-headband-headphones

Wear it like a model: From celebrity Chrissy Teigen comes a lustrous 100% mulberry silk robe that’s fit for sleeping, lounging and cooking. The Luxe Silk Robe comes in three jewel-tone colors with contrasting abstract floral prints. The silhouette is long and elegant, just like its beautiful namesake designer. $248. https://cravingsbychrissyteigen.com/luxe-silk-robe-in-ruby

Carry it off beautifully:  From the beloved Dooney & Bourke brand comes this light mauve (purple) Saffiano drawstring handbag to add colorful sizzle to snow season and all of your trips. Each bag is the result of a collaboration between Peter Dooney and a team of more than 40 designers and craftsmen in Norwalk and Florence, Italy, with a network of specially sourced European leather purveyors, old-world tanneries and some of the best factories around the world. $268. Matching wallet, $118. Dooney.com


For foodies

Don’t muffle your love for truffles: Why reserve your truffle-dining to restaurants? Now everyone can eat those tasty tubers at home with the Trufflin Truffles & Caviar Black Gold Set. The gift box includes fresh French summer truffles with a light and buttery flavor, two ounces of caviar, raw all-natural French black truffle honey, plus black truffle salt from France. $185. https://trufflin-nyc.com/collections/truffle/products/trufflin-truffles-caviar-black-gold-set

Sweet treat: From Vosges Haut-Chocolat comes imported truffles that are the next best thing to a trip to Italy. For those who adore pralines, hazelnuts and Italian dulce, these decadent bonbons will be your new craving. Piemonte hazelnuts are roasted and finely ground into a paste, then combined with crispy crepes and 45% cacao deep milk chocolate. A woman-owned business, this company lets you travel the world in chocolate. $ 34. https://www.vosgeschocolate.com/collections/truffles-1/products/i-g-p-piemonte-hazelnut-praline-bonbons-9-pieces

Oh, honey: A perfect stocking stuffer for the chocolate-lover, Honey Mama’s drop-dead delicious cocoa-truffle bars use only a few ingredients – such as raw honey and coconut oil, with no refined sugar, gluten, dairy or soy – and they are paleo. The nine-bar variety pack contains gorgeous combinations, including Ginger/Cardamom, Tahini/Tangerine and, my favorite, the Original Dutch. A transformative treat. $54. https://honeymamas.com/products/honey-mamas-bar-8-pack-save-6


For beauty buffs

Go ahead, stroke me:  Why not try a brush with greatness? Dry brushing has long been recognized as a beneficial Ayurvedic health practice, and its benefits are enhanced through the use of an ionic body brush. Made with extra-fine, ion-charged copper bristles, which naturally create negative ions that help protect the body from free radicals. Now R-E-L-A-X. $44.50. pranabrush.com

Slather it on: Scientists formulated FactorFive skincare using human stem cells to restore skin’s ability to heal itself and look younger. This unique approach to anti-ging skin treatments is revolutionary, because it uses the body’s own building blocks to restore skin on the cellular level and reduce signs of aging. FactorFive Regenerative Serum ($199), Anti-Aging Cream ($189) and Eye/Lash Cream ($149). https://factorfiveskin.com/

Va-va-va-voom lashes and brows: This masque repairs damaged, compromised lashes and brows by infusing them with an immediate burst of intense, nutrient-rich ingredients to promote softer, shinier, more flexible hair. $49. https://www.revitalash.com/collections/cleanse-hydrate/products/lash-and-brow-masque

The perfect pink lipstick:  Actress Lisa Rinna’s Pinky Lip Kit Pinky is flirty, playful and charismatic – kind of like one of Santa’s helpers. The made-in-Korea Pinky Lip Kit includes a Lil Extra Lip Liner, a Slay All Day Lipstick and a Not so Heavy Crown Lip Gloss. $45. https://rinnabeauty.com/products/the-pinky-lip-kit

Tropical delight: Fresh from the Caribbean comes the Ligne St. Barth Banana Hand Cream, which instantly reminds me of the banana Turkish taffy I ate as a kid. A sweet, succulent scent and excellent hand pampering for your favorite elf-on-the-shelf. $58. Beautyhabit.com


For bookworms

Shaken and stirred:  “Bond: Photographed by Terry O’Neill” (ACC Art Books) should be on everyone’s Christmas gift list. O’Neill was given the chance to photograph Sean Connery as James Bond for the film “Goldfinger.” From that moment, O’Neill’s association with Bond has been an enduring one that has carried through to the era of Daniel Craig. With lavish color and black-and-white images.  $65. https://www.accartbooks.com/us/book/bond-photographed-by-terry-oneill/


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