A well-travelled man or woman has traversed the globe, enjoying the sights of Milan and sitting front row at runway shows in Paris. This is exactly what makes buying Christmas presents for the jet-setter in your life so daunting. After enjoying everything the world has to offer, quite literally, what else could one possibly need?
We’re here to help you. With 9 days left to Christmas, here are gift ideas for that jet-setter who enjoys the finer things in life.
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Nothing makes a more practical yet decadent gift for a jet-setter than a champagne bag. Krug Champagne has partnered with Italian footwear company Berluti to create two different limited-edition bags – which restyles Berluti’s signature Un Jour briefcase to easily transport all the necessities for a toast.
The smaller model, Short Journey, retails at S$7,403 – with three removable internal compartments containing two glasses and a bottle of Krug Grand Cuvée. The larger model on the other hand, retails at S$9,056 and features six removable internal compartments, a bottle of Krug Grand Cuvée, a bottle of Krug Rosé Joseph and four exclusive glasses.
Price: S$7,403 & S$9,056, available at selected Berluti boutiques.
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In a collaboration with London’s queen of luxe loungewear Olivia von Halle, luxury travel club, Mr & Mrs Smith, offers an exclusive limited edition Get a Room! gift card.
Its Marrakech-print-wrapped package features exotic floral motifs with a mix of alluring Moroccan hues, perfect for the chic traveller.
Price: From S$50 at Mr & Mrs Smith.
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Making its way to Neiman Marcus’s gift guide this year is a fur-trim leather luggage tag by Fendi. The tag is designed with mink fur from Finland and natural beaver fur trim – with a leather strap for you to attach to a bag or briefcase with a clear window for the ID.
Price: S$1,164 from Neiman Marcus.
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The crème de la crème of travel necessities, Tumi, makes high quality, chic luggage. This silver 19-degree luggage boasts a modern silhouette with fluid, angled lines – enriched by an exclusive Japanese film that fortifies the case while enhancing its naturally reflective properties and metallic appearance.
Price: S$1,150 from Tumi.
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With strict airline restrictions, a solid perfume is always ultra-handy for the seasoned jet-setter – to breeze through airport security.
Tom Ford has you covered with this solid perfume, packaged in a ribbed, black-and-gold-tone compact for a touch of glamour. Get it here.
Price: US$190 (S$274)
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This sleek case from Smythson’s Mara collection allows you to compartmentalise your cash – so you don’t mix your US Dollars and Euros up.
With a handcrafted glossed-leather with croc-effect finish and a quartet of colour coded pockets, this wallet is “designed for those with an eye for detail” – and a perfect gift for that friend who keeps pulling out rupees when they actually need yen.
Price: S$483 from NET-A-PORTER.
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If your jet-setter is used to flying business class, elevate their travel experiences and treat them to a private jet membership. Sentient’s Jet Card offers 25 hours of flying time with a membership that ranges from S$125,000 to S$350,000 – depending on the type of aircraft they fly on.
Price: S$125,000 to S$350,000 from Sentient Jet.
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Enrol your friend into the jet-setting Saint Laurent camp with this passport cover printed with the brand’s iconic insignia – crafted in Italy from textured leather. There is no better present for stylish globetrotters than a Saint Laurent passport holder, we believe.
Price: S$353 from Mr. Porter
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