Saint Nick’s Sweet 16: Something Extravagant

Posted by Angela Bobo / Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Doesn’t dear old Santa have it nice — you know, with everyone sending him a list of exactly what they want most? If only everyone were so forthcoming with their wishes when it comes to sharing them with friends and family. Still, there is no reason to feel forlorn! We’ve surveyed area retailers and explored store after store all over the Internet to bring you gift ideas for everyone on your list that are practically a sure bet!

Presenting Saint Nick’s Sweet 16!

Day Seven: Something Extravagant


Starry Eyed:

Bulgari Limited Edition Sunglasses ($650); photo courtesy of

Nothing says extravagant like Bulgari. Dazzle those eyes with a pair of the brand’s signature jeweled frames. Check your local Sunglass Hut at Fair Oaks Mall for the latest spectacular specs.


Everyday Elegance:

Lagos Caviar Diamond "O" Bracelet ($995), Nordstrom Exclusive; photo courtesy of

You can’t go wrong with this beautifully crafted bracelet. The simple yet elegant design makes it the perfect day-to-night piece.


Fine Wine:

Wooden Bottle Stopper and Stand, $72; photo courtesy of

Complement your favorite vintage wine with this awe inspiring wine stand. Add in an instant wine cooler to help your favorite host and hostess stay ahead of those impromptu dinner parties.

Instant Wine Chiller; $39.95; photo courtesy of


Boho-Chic Boots:

Loeffler Randall "Ellis" Stacked Heel Boots, $495); photo courtesy of Bishop Boutique

Patterned wool and leather make these unique boots a definite for the fearless fashionista with a taste for luxury.  Head over to Bishop Boutique in Alexandria to pick up these beauties.


Lifetime of Luxury:

Carnet de Mode Box, $38/month; $114/3 months; photo courtesy of Carnet de Mode


Paris is the fashion capital of the world. Help your favorite trendsetter stay ahead of the curve with this awesome gift from the Paris-based website Carnet de Mode. When you sign up for the Carnet de Mode Box, you receive a new designer accessory delivered right to your doorstep each month. In addition, you will receive 10 percent off the entire website for life. This literally is the gift that keeps on giving. Check out the website to learn more info on this one-of-a-kind Christmas gift.


Colorful Clutch:

Marc Jacobs Too Hot to Party Clutch, $328; photo courtesy of

Impress with this sleek foldover leather clutch with fine lizard embossing by Marc Jacobs. This would make the perfect accompaniment to any great New Year’s Eve outfit.


Stay tuned for tomorrow’s next installment of Saint Nick’s Sweet 16: Something Technical!

Happy shopping! And Happy Holidays!

-Angela Bobo

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply