A gourmet picnic with a champagne-toting coconspirator: great. A spread prepared by a Ritz-Carlton chef with French cheese, baguettes, pâté and chocolate-dipped strawberries: even greater. It also comes with an escort who will guide you from the hotel to the SoundScape. Sort of like a picnic Sherpa.
A Gift Guide for You
Giving gifts is one of your hidden talents. Another: graciously receiving. So while you’ve been busy playing Santa for others, we compiled a wish list for you. Consider it a memo to your elves.
An Afternoon of Indulgence
So the Anti-Aging Ultimate Machine—apparently it’s a thing that exists. We won’t get into the mechanics of it, but suffice it to say the 80-minute facial uses things like LED lights and microcurrent wands to “reeducate” the muscles in your face. The result: fewer wrinkles. Must be Clooney’s secret.
You’ll be doing a lot of traveling this year (those tiki nightclubs in Istanbul aren’t going to design themselves), and you’ll need something that doesn’t skimp on handsomeness. Enter this—made of lightweight waterproof nylon, weighing around five pounds and (this is key) designed by a Frenchman. They always pack light.
Handcrafted in the US of A from cherry hardwood, these are the kind of shades you’ll wear for a pool party at the Standard right through a night at Wall. The frames look classic—and since they’re made of wood, they’ll float. We’re sure that will come in useful somehow.
Possibly the world’s first tactical earphones, these earbuds are modeled on 9mm bullet casings, and their cables are reinforced by Kevlar. (They also block out external noise.) So go ahead, blast that Seal and Crofts...