The Very Best of the Best
If you’re looking to gift a taste of luxury, look no further. We’ve curated a list of lavish gifts, perfect for the foodie who appreciates the finer things.
FAB10 Free Standing Refrigerator, Smeg x Veuve Clicquot
The celebrated champagne brand is celebrating its 250th birthday, and Smeg is more than ready to party. Their refrigeration systems are guaranteed to keep food and drinks at the right temperature, and this collab couldn’t be more perfect for a friend who loves beautiful things and champagne, of course.
Vertuo Next Deluxe Matte Black Steel, Nespresso
Experience – and taste – holiday magic every single day with the Vertuo Next. Your perfect morning partner, the Vertuo Next takes the full range of Nespresso coffee styles even further by making exceptional coffee in five different cup sizes, from a traditional espresso to a large long-cup.
Beast B10 Blender, Beast
The sleek, compact device was created by the founder of the NutriBullet and is a fave of the editors at ELLE Gourmet. The Beast enables the user to seamlessly crush ice, blend drinks and make small servings of soups, sauces and salad dressings. A drinking lid and an easy-carry cap are included.
Everyday Objects Tiffany Coffee Cups, Tiffany & Co.
A shopping trip at Tiffany & Co. isn’t complete without drinking coffee from an elegant paper cup in the iconic Tiffany Blue hue. This set of five coffee coffee cups are inspired by that utilitarian design of those paper cups but are crafted from luxurious bone china instead. Breakfast at Tiffany’s can now be an everyday affair.
EATERTAINMENT, Sebastien Centner and Sheila Centner
No one knows how to throw a memorable party like Seb and Sheila. For any event you’re throwing, at any time of the year, EATERTAINMENT is the all-in-one entertaining guidebook with everything you need to know to host a stress-free (and most importantly, fun!) gathering. Brought to you by Appetite by Random House.
Fully Equipped Re-Nylon Picnic Backpack, Prada
A designer bag in the great outdoors? Sì! Prada’s picnic backpack is fashionable and functional, with straps and pockets for everything a picnic needs. The bag comes with two stainless steel sandwich boxes, two sets of cutlery, two water bottles and linen napkins.
More Mandy’s, Mandy Wolfe and Rebecca Wolfe
From the sisters behind the runaway bestselling cookbook Mandy’s Gourmet Salads – and the Montreal salad bars of the same name – comes More Mandy’s. This sensational cookbook is packed with even more salads, smoothies and sweets – as well as recipes for morning ‘fuel’ and soups. Be inspired by these heartwarming recipes for both cold-weather meals and year-round favourites. After all, even in winter, there’s nothing a Mandy’s salad can’t fix! Brought to you by Appetite by Random House.
Design Series Blossom Stand Mixer, KitchenAid
Everyone’s favourite stand mixer gets an artful twist with this biophilic design-inspired look, which features a thyme green velvety finish (the colour is inspired by fresh herbs) and an alluring hammered copper bowl that develops patina over time.
Stackable Set Large 4 Piece, Cast Iron, Staub La Cocotte
Do you know a condo-dweller who loves to cook? The Staub Stackable set is a four-piece collection of made-in-France cast-iron cookware designed with sloped sides so that they can all fit snugly together. Available in five enamelled hues, the set includes a round cocotte, a braiser, a grill pan and a universal lid.
Enfinigy Electric Kettle, Zwilling
Introduce the tea-lover in your life to their new obsession: Zwilling Enfinigy. The temperature and steeping time is adjustable on this electric kettle, with settings to optimize different tea varieties and a stainless steel insert for easy steeping. A “Keep Warm” setting will keep your tea serve-ready for 30 minutes.
Customizable 24″ Undercounter Wine Cabinet, True Residential
True Residential’s undercounter wine cabinet is fully customizable, with single and dual temperature zones and a full range of colour options. This emerald shade is ‘true’ to the holiday season, but 11 different finishes like Sage and Saffron are available.
Starting at $5,790 USD
Barista Connected Milk Recipe Maker, Nespresso
From iced coffees to elaborate latte art, the Barista Milk Recipe Maker from Nespresso goes far beyond your expectations of what a milk frother can do. Perfect for the at-home barista, it also connects via Bluetooth to an app that will “make” your recipes.
Butterfly Ginkgo Salt & Pepper Shaker, Michael Aram
Michael Aram’s Butterfly Ginkgo collection is inspired by the tree known by the same name, with leaves shaped like a butterfly’s wings. These salt and pepper shakers are textured with a subtle woodgrain pattern and the striking “branches” transform simple seasonings into an ersatz centrepiece.
Silver Cobra Bread & Fruit Basket, Georg Jensen
Scandinavian serveware is renowned for its high quality and timeless design. Georg Jensen has been crafting silver and metal since 1904 in forward-thinking styles, including an ultramodern and sleek aesthetic. This polished stainless steel ‘basket’ makes an adaptable centrepiece to be filled with just about anything.
Multicolor Grandpa Tea Set, POLSPOTTEN
For friends who love to serve afternoon tea, this set is a whimsical take on traditional bone china tea cups. The set plays with colour, with four slightly mismatched teacups in an assortment of vivid colours and gold detailing. We promise resulting tea parties will be Wonderland-worthy.
All * Star Knife Block Set, Zwilling
A set of ice-hardened German blades is sure to get the job done in any kitchen. Zwilling’s All * Star Knife Block Set comes equipped with the brand’s new All * Star collection, which features newly-designed ergonomic handles and their classic proprietary Friodur steel. 4 knives, scissors and sharpening steel are included with this set.
The Joule Oven Air Fryer Pro, Breville
This luxe air fryer – which can also bake, broil, toast, warm and dehydrate – can be controlled by a handy app that enables guided recipes, progress monitoring, voice activation and an autopilot feature that automatically adjusts settings depending on your selected dish.
Tero Plus, Tero
This classy composter turns food waste into garden fertilizer with a completely quiet and odourless grinding technology. It’s high-tech, easy-to-clean and ultra eco-friendly. With the Tero Plus, the cycle can be started anywhere with WiFi – and your exact sustainability stats, like total waste saved, are available.