A last-minute gift doesn't have to look like an afterthought. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite luxe items that you can snag now and still have time to wrap and relax.
For the woman on the go:
3Jours Bicolor Leather Shopper, Fendi ($2,550). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
This shimmering color-block handbag is the quintessential gift for the woman who never seems to stop. The silhouette and colors emanate pure class, while the structure is perfect for a long day of meetings and social engagements.
For the trendsetter:
Splash Lapis Dagger Earrings, Lana Jewelry ($1,665). Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900
The striking lapis stones, the flat-chain bezel border, the dagger shape—all of these elements make these earrings a standout for edgy, trend-setting women.
Who says fitness trackers can’t be subtle? This luxe watch features all the benefits of an activity tracker (calories burned, distance traveled, and sleep analysis) while maintaining serious style.
For the scent-sational:
Private Blend Collection Set, Tom Ford ($335). 66 E. Oak Street, 312-605-5041
Why choose one scent when you can have six? This set includes a collection of mini Tom Ford fragrances so your recipient can change it up daily, or mix-and-match for a truly special scent.
For the style-conscious gent:
CB Chicago ML19, Chester Bennington for Porsche Design ($845). 520 N. Michigan Ave., 312-321-0911
These sturdy boots will survive a Chicago winter and then some. Designed by Chester Bennington of Linkin Park for Porsche Design and featuring removable shafts, what stylish man wouldn't appreciate a pair?
This luxury skincare set includes 12 indulgent gifts, including Illuminating Flash Balm, Pro-Radiance Hand & Nail Cream, and Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm. In short: It’s 12 days of pure relaxation.
For the music lover:
Wireless Audio System, Samsung ($600). samsung.com, 1900 W. Lawrence Ave., 773-769-8030
Not only do these speakers feature impressive technologies like Vacuum Tube and Digital Sound, but the Bluetooth- and WiFi-enabled system also evokes simpler times with its classic, streamlined design.