By: Jenny B. Davis
It's that time of year again; making a list, checking it twice. Have they been naughty or nice? For over 50 years, Neiman Marcus has wowed us with their ultimate fantasy gifts. From jewel encrusted Mr. and Mrs. Potato Heads, to His and Her Beechcraft Airplanes, Edward Marcus brilliant marketing strategy to bring attention to the newly developed mail-order business has dazzled us every year since 1959. This year is no exception. Check out some of our favorites from the 2015 Neiman Marcus Holiday Book.
Don't know what to get him for Christmas? Amp up his style with a sleek alligator iPhone case/wallet folio. This great gift holds credit cards, ID, cash and phone all in one place, can I get a Halleluiah? Organized and stylish, he'll never have to put his stuff in your purse again.
Keep it edgy with this unique cuff and earring combo. The white gold, titanium and carbon fiber cuff by Arunashi features over 20 karats of yellow and white diamonds and 2.48 karat emeralds and the earrings weigh in at over 9 karats -- gasp. Good thing green is my color! Available in store only.
You know those pieces that you have in your closet that you maybe inheirited from your Chanel-loving aunt? Or that deb dress that has over 100 hours of beadwork on it? No, I don't either. But if I did, this would be the perfect gift! For this gift, Artist Abigail Vogel handpaints 20 of your most prized garments into a hand-bound, leather, one-of-a-kind, couture diary. A personal fashion diary, documented for generations to come.
Discover some long lost American whiskeys, and create a blend of your own with this gift through the Orphan Barrel Project. Created to share and distribute American whiskeys long stashed away in the back of distilleries, the Orphan Barrel Project offers a unique opportunity to sample these rare American treasures.
If you don't know Iris Apfel, she is worth getting to know. Iris rose to fame in 2005 when she was approached by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to feature her rare and unique fashion finds in a Met exhibit called Rara Iris. Her eccentric style and love of fashion from all over the world makes her a one-of-a-kind. This amazing gift exemplifies Iris's mantra of "More is more, less is a bore". An ikat trunk filled with vintage and hand-crafted treasures inspired by Iris's own collection.
Last but not least, we can't forget our furry friends. A faux fur dog bed will keep your four legged friend cozy enough this winter that they will give you back the other side of the bed.
Happy shopping and best wishes for a blessed and wonderful Christmas!
By: Jenny B. Davis