The countdown to the holidays has officially begun! GDG is here to inspire you to give thanks to your top clients this holiday season with these designer-approved gifts. Remember to slow down, shop smart and take a moment to give back with wonderful organizations like Toys for Tots. Collection bins are available in the D&D Building lobby and are ready to be filled with holiday cheer. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide edition for some unique and thoughtful ways to say, “thank you” to your clients this season:
- Everything Taste Better in a Baccarat
What’s the ultimate way to enjoy a festive holiday spirit? Sip and clink with Baccarat crystal, of course! Gift your clients with the Baccarat’s dazzling Goldfinger Château Baccarat Dégustation set. Whether it’s their first or their fiftieth, a gift in their pretty red box will never disappoint. D&D Building Suite 1005
- Designer Chocolate: Almost Too Beautiful to Eat! Almost…
For a sweet treat that is sure to wow, stick with the award winning chocolatier, Stick With Me Sweets. Capture the magic of Christmas in the City with their Christmas Tree box, featuring an assortment of signature bonbons with flavors like Santa’s Milk and Cookies, Gingerbread S’mores, Peppermint Cookie and Spiced Eggnog. Each confection is a hand painted work of art, making it the perfect present for your design savvy clientele.
- May Your Chrismy Be Modern and Bright
When traditional holiday decorations just won’t do, opt for a modern take on the classic Christmas tree with the Chrismy Collection by Teresa Sapey for Vondom. Inspired by the natural, elegant shapes of a fir tree, their sleek, sculptural display and warm light is the perfect way to decorate in style! D&D Building Suite 1532; PDC Suite B114
- Your Guests Will Thank You
Not your mother’s hand soap. These paper-thin Sentuers d’Orient Amber Soap leaves are an unexpected finishing touch for your client’s guest or powder room. Hand cut in Lebanon, these luxurious flakes of soap are an indulgent perk family and friends are sure to notice.
- Entertaining with Ease
Kravet is the one-stop shop, located in all four CDCs, that has something for everyone on your list. The Curated Kravet collection features ready-to-shop giftables like Joe Cariati vases available in an exclusive color story of blues, greens and golds. Finish your client’s space just in time for the holidays with a Hotchkiss, Canterberry and Groton Chairs or serve up their Winter Tray, a perfect present for any host or hostess. D&D Building Suite 1202; PDC Suite B624; DCH Suite 150; DCOTA Suite B-180
- Relax with this Healing Holiday Light
These hand-carved USB powered Salt Stone Lamps use salt excavated from the Himalayan Mountains and are available in two sizes. When the salt is heated it releases negative ions, aka “Vitamins of the Air,” which is said to calm nerves, revitalize cells and purify the air for a holistic holiday experience.
- Inspire with Assouline
For a present that doubles as décor, shop this season’s collection of coffee table books at Assouline. DDB Shop Manager, Helen’s top picks: the kaleidoscopic Bulgari Roma, the clean Vogue Living Country City Coast, the bold David Hockney and the indulgent Cocktail Chameleon. Also available at Assouline, Haute Bohemians by Miguel Flores is on every design lover’s list. For an extra special surprise, RSVP to get your book signed by the author at the D&D Building’s Cowtan & Tout showroom, Suite 1022, on December 11 presented by Deborah Needleman. D&D Building Suite Lobby; PDC Suite G154
- Arabian (L)ights
The “Unbreakable Spirit” scent and legendary palaces that inspired Lladró’s 1001 Lights candles can bring the adventure of Arabian Nights to your client’s home. The wintry, exotic luxury of this gift comes in holiday inclusive colors such as gold and blue. This season, they’ve partnered with designer Arlene Angard to bring the magic of this collection to life in one of the DDB’s window displays. They will be celebrating the collaboration at a festive holiday fête on Wednesday, December 6. RSVP today! D&D Building Suite 1507
- Game On
When spending time with family and friends this holiday season, why not throw in some friendly competition? Backgammon sets or oversized and miniature playing cards offer a fun and lighthearted treat everyone can enjoy. From serving trays to watch boxes, Made Goods has that extra special something for everyone on your list. D&D Building Suite 325
- Give The Gift of Green
For the eco-conscious client, shop COCO-MAT’s assortment of green giftables. From blankets to linens, slippers to puppets, the Greek mattress brand offers natural, organic product that makes for the perfect present. Looking for something extra cozy? COCO-MAT’s sleepytime puppets can be heated to release a relaxing scent to lull little ones to sleep before Santa’s arrival. D&D Building Suite 417.
- ‘Tis the Season for Festive Fragrance
Take the classic client gift of scented candles to the next level. The must-have on every Editor’s list is ‘Pardum D’Intérieur’ room spray from the sexy it-brand, Byredo. This season you can even give the gift of travel – no passport required – with Christian Liaigre Fragrances created by Olivia Giacobetti available at David Sutherland in all four CDCs. Their worldly, jet-set inspired Travel Candles will transform your client’s home to feel like their favorite destinations. D&D Building Suite 401; PDC Suite B182; DCH Suite 170; DCOTA Suite C-130
- For Those Rainy Days
When the weather is not so nice, make it a bit brighter with a stylish Fortuny umbrella, available for purchase in their DDB showroom and DCH’s Wells Abbott showroom. Made from iconic Fortuny textiles, your clients can enjoy this gift all year round. D&D Building Suite 1632; DCH Suites 3010 & 3029
- Holly Hunt Gets Cozy at Home
For a truly plush present, pair the Holly Hunt Fox Strip Pillow with the Woven Velvet Throw from their ADRI Collection. Your glam-loving client will thank you for this indulgent touch of luxury. This is GDG’s pick for the “one for you, one for me” gift! D&D Building Suite 503 & 605; PDC Suite B377; DCH Suite Atrium 1; DCOTA Suite C-126
- Sweet Libations
The universal gift anyone can appreciate during the holidays is most definitely a stiff drink. Catskill Provisions is an artisanal fine food and craft spirits company that uses 100% New York raw wildflower honey as its star ingredient in their award winning rye whiskey. Pair this with the aforementioned Baccarat drinkware and Assouline’s cocktail book for the ultimate holiday gift.