November 16, 2020  | 

The best luxury gifts of 2020

By Jennifer Manfrin

Shopping for someone who deserves the best? If cost isn't a consideration, these top-of-the-line gift picks are worth your attention. They're sure to excite even the hardest-to-shop-for person on your list.

For the iPhone addict

iphone

iPhone 12 ProMax: $1,099.99 at Verizon

If you're shopping for someone who can’t wait to get a new iPhone, the new iPhone 12 ProMax offers an awe-inspiring camera, outstanding storage, and a huge display with Super Retina XDR Display. The modern ceramic construction will also protect the investment.

A styling tool for all hair types

dyson airwrap

Dyson Airwrap:  $549.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

The Dyson Airwrap is a versatile tool that dries and styles. Straight, curly, wavy, or frizz-prone locks — this premium tool creates beautiful results for all hair types. 

For the home theater

bose soundbar

Bose Smart Soundbar 300: $399 at Amazon

A trim design, wireless Bluetooth connectivity, and of course, amazing sound — this Bose soundbar is sure to please any audiophile who loves to turn up the volume to cinema-like sound.

For the person who loves diamonds

Diamond Earrings

Diamond Earrings: $1,299 at Macy’s (were $3,800)

If you plan to splurge on a luxury gift for a special person in your life, you can’t go wrong with diamonds. These gorgeous stud earrings will sparkle just like the holiday lights, as they're IGI-certified for outstanding cut, clarity, and color. Choose from 14k white, yellow, or rose gold.

An elaborate gift the whole family will enjoy

samsung tv

Samsung Q80T QLED TV: $849.99 - $2,999.99 at Samsung (was $1,099.99 - $3,999.99)

With gorgeous, lifelike image quality, a speedy processor, and intuitive smart technology, Samsung’s Q80T TV may be all your family wants for the holidays. It’s also available in a choice of six different sizes to fit just about any space and viewing preference.

For the wine connoisseur

Naked Wines Subscription

Naked Wines Subscription: Prices vary

Not sure what to get for the wine lovers on your list? With a Naked Wines subscription, you can give them indulgent wine experiences that will last well beyond the holidays. The site offers a wide selection of award-winning wines from independent winemakers. Customized plan options available.

A relaxing massage

Theragun Pro

Theragun PRO: $599 at Therabody

Anyone can appreciate an effective way to ease muscle tension, and the Theragun PRO is a must-have tool for achieving such relief. It’s powered by percussive therapy for deep treatments that soothe discomfort caused by overworked, sore, and stiff muscles. It can also be purchased at Amazon and Dick’s.

For the person missing spin class

Schwinn exercise bike

Schwinn IC4 Exercise Bike: $899.99 at Schwinn

As the new year approaches, thoughts turn to living a more healthful lifestyle and getting fit. The Schwinn IC4 exercise bike provides the ultimate exercise experience, thanks to its impressive feature set that includes a modern build, vivid screen with Bluetooth, and a wide selection of resistance options.

For the trendsetter

Versace

Versace Sunglasses: $278 at Macy’s

Sunglasses make a thoughtful gift, but add the Versace name and impeccable style, and you’ll give an unforgettable Christmas present. This pair features a bold yet feminine frame that’s sure to get noticed.

For the person who's too busy to vacuum

roomba

Roomba s9+: $999 at Amazon (was $1,299.99)

Give the gift of clean with minimal effort — the Roomba s9+ has WiFi connectivity, does an excellent job mapping its surroundings, and even empties itself. These features and more make it the smartest, most intuitive Roomba yet. You can also find it at Bed Bath & Beyond.

For straight-from-the-salon style

Drybar

Drybar The Double Shot Blow Dryer Brush: $150 at Amazon

The Double Shot makes styling hair a breeze, as it’s a blow dryer and round styling brush in one. We love that it utilizes ionic technology that tames frizz while creating volume. It’s also available at Macy’s.

For the home café

espresso machine

Calphalon Temp iQ Espresso Machine with Steam Wand: $299.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

Imagine how thrilled your favorite espresso enthusiast will be to have an appliance that makes this bold brew from the comfort of home. Calphalon’s Temp iQ can brew single or double shots and sports a built-in steam wand for preparing frothy lattes, cappuccinos, and more. You can also purchase it at Amazon.

A stylish timepiece

Movado watch

Movado Museum Classic Watch: $336 at Amazon

A watch is always a timeless gift, and the Museum design by Movado will never go out of style. It’s an excellent choice for a person who wants a timepiece that looks great with professional wear as well as fashions for special occasions. 

For holiday-ready eyes

Charlotte tilbury eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Eyeshadow Palette: $75 at Sephora

This beautiful palette is perfect for special holiday looks, as it includes bold, jewel-tone colors with creamy, metallic, and shimmery finishes. Beauty enthusiasts will appreciate that the quality ingredients are also cruelty-free.

A classic gift she’ll cherish

pearl necklace

Belle de Mer Genuine Pearl Necklace $299 at Macy’s (was $1,000)

A strand of genuine pearls is a gift that’s sure to dazzle, not just on Christmas but every time she wears it. With cultured pearls and a 14k gold clasp, every inch of this pearl necklace is made to impress.

For the fashion accessory guru

RL Satchel

Ralph Lauren Dryden Marcy Leather Satchel: $268 at Macy’s

With a classic design, roomy interior, and stylish looks, this handbag is practical for work and play. It comes with a dust bag to protect it when not in use and is available in a choice of several attractive colors.

Gourmet chocolates

Godiva

Godiva Chocolates: $199 at Macy’s

For the serious chocolate connoisseur on your list, not just any brand will do. Not only is this scrumptious collection made by Godiva — a top luxury chocolatier — but it’s packed with 140 delicious pieces including dark chocolate, caramels, milk chocolate, and more. You can also buy it at Amazon.

For the man in your life

Giorgio Armani Cologne

Giorgio Armani Cologne Set: $48 at Macy’s (was $78)

Armani’s scents for men are alluring, no doubt the reason they have been popular for generations. This gift set is all about the Gio collection and includes three bottles so your favorite guy can discover his signature fragrance.

An elegant touch for the wine enthusiast

wine decanter

Classic Touch Wine Decanter: $159.99 at Macy’s (was $291)

Giving a bottle of wine to a holiday party host or hostess is a class act, but pairing it with a decanter takes this nice gesture to the next level. With gold etching and an elegant design, this beautiful glass decanter will become a welcome addition at parties, family get-togethers, and wine nights with friends.

For luxurious sleep

shine by night pillowcase

Shine by Night Silk Pillowcase: $101.99 at Macy’s (was $170)

Sleeping on a silk pillowcase feels luxurious, plus the natural material is good for skin and hair. Silk pillowcases look great with any bedroom decor and come in a variety of appealing colors too, so you will likely find one for several people on your shopping list. 

For those who love a comfy night at home

UGG slippers

UGG Slippers: $100 at Macy’s

UGGs are arguably the most popular slippers on the market and for good reasons. They are durable, soft, and comfortable, and made of real wool that keeps feet warm on cold winter nights. This easy-to-wear sling-back style comes in a choice of fun colors. Also available at Amazon.

For the culinary artist on your list

all-clad cookware

All-Clad D5 Cookware Set: $899.99 at Macy’s (was $1,499.99)

Cookware is the perfect gift for newlyweds and new homeowners, or for anyone who spends a lot of time cooking. With 5-layer construction, modern looks, and 10 versatile pieces, this stainless-steel set is a must-have addition to any kitchen. You’ll also find it at Amazon.

Seasonal scents

Nest candle

Nest Holiday Candle: $39.90 at Amazon (was $42)

These candles mix holiday scents to create a luscious aroma that smells like Christmas. Nest has captured this fragrance in its holiday candle, making it a luxurious stocking stuffer.

For the fashion-conscious

Kate spade phone case

Kate Spade Crossbody Phone Case: $98 at Macy's

Most people rely on their phones, so protecting their investment is a must. Not only does this crossbody phone case provide a safe way to tote the essential device, but it stands out for its fashionable style.

A sophisticated candle holder

candlesticks

Marquis by Waterford Treviso Candlestick Pair: $94 at Macy’s

Candlestick holders are nice for the holidays but are also a gift that can be used all year long. This striking pair by Waterford looks great displayed on a mantle. Also available at Amazon.

A chic way to toast the New Year

godinger champagne flutes

Godinger Dublin Reserve Champagne Flutes$55.99 at Macy’s (were $94)

Not only are crystal champagne flutes great for gift-giving, but they’ll come in handy when it’s time to toast the New Year. This lovely set has etching that captures light and is available in sets of four or eight flutes. Also available at Amazon.


 

Jennifer Manfrin is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money. 

 

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