Luxury is not a mindless accumulation of gilded knickknacks or an ostentatious display of wealth. Rather, we believe luxury is a state of mind and a medium of self-expression. Shopping for someone with an elegant state, however, can seem like a futile task with dead ends in every direction. What do you get the man or woman who has everything? The answer is: something unique, stylish, and personal.


Gifts for Those Who Like Luxury but Have Everything

Loved ones who have everything under the sun and more are notoriously impossible to shop for, let alone find a luxe gift that they’ll love. Luckily, a rise in artisan craftsmanship, sustainably-sourced exotic materials, technological innovation, and small-batch products gives consumers a wide range of luxury gifts to choose from that are under $1,000.

While gifts can certainly and easily exceed the $1,000 mark, consumers can find plenty of legacy pieces for under a grand. Legacy gifts not only function in the now but can also continue to be of use for generations to come. Finding the perfect, unique, and cool gift idea, however, requires careful research into what the person receiving the gift likes.

Below you’ll find a curated and eclectic list of luxurious and unique gift ideas for men and women for any occasion including birthdays, holidays, or just because. Surprise your friends and family with these sumptuous offerings.

Shopping Luxury Gifts for the Family

Typing “what’s a good gift for mom/dad/sister/brother?” into Google can yield a mountain of affordable and accessible products ranging from clothing to tech devices to food. Sometimes, though, you want to surprise your family with something luxe. While luxury is also in the eye of the beholder, there’s no denying these gifts don’t epitomize sophistication.

Luxury Gifts for Mom

For the mom who loves to entertain, Mazama's handblown glassware is a uniquely thoughtful choice. Hand-crafted in their shop in Portland, customers can choose from a variety of carafes, cocktail glasses, wine glasses, and decanters. enhance traditional vessels and provide an elegant touch for guests and family alike.

Luxury Gifts for Dad

Surprise dad with a luxury jewelry piece to add to his collection. A dad with taste can appreciate the fine craftsmanship and stunning details applied to luxury bracelets and rings. William Henry’s combines masterful artistry with exotic materials on this exquisite Mammoth Zenith beaded bracelet, made out of 10mm fossil mammoth tooth beads offset by sterling spacers with a shiny satin gunmetal finish. A resilient paracord provides maximum comfort and timeless design.

Luxury Gifts for Your Brother

Los Angeles-based Jacques Marie Mage crafted the perfect sunglasses ($895) honoring the late Burt Reynolds. The sunglasses’ classic silhouette has an oversized aviator foundation, double nose bridge, 4mm rim wires, and solid titanium frame. These small-batch sunglasses ooze charm and elegance. Get them while they’re hot.

Luxury Gifts for Your Sister

Give your sister the gift of fashion with a statement piece from Acne Studios. A mini purse ($420) from Acne Studios is made out of soft cow leather in black, dark blue, dark green, almond brown, and light blue. Its simple and classic style has a timeless design and is meant to last for decades. If your sister has a bold and colorful style, get her the fluorescent green mini purse ($450) to really turn heads. 

What Is a Good Gift for Your Wife on Valentine’s Day?

Now that we’ve covered a few exclusive and practical gifts for the family, let's turn our attention to the time of year when love is in the air and chocolates abound. Valentine’s Day is an excellent opportunity for partners to show some ingenuity, taste, and appreciation for their significant other with a wide range of luxury gifts under $1,000.

  1. Bask in the fruity essence coming from the sleek and jet-black Baies/Berries candle ($340) form Diptyque. A rush of roses and blackcurrant leaves emits from the black porcelain container featuring five wicks. The large candle is meant to infuse indoor and outdoor spaces with its sweet aroma to really set the mood.
  2. Nothing says luxury and love more than a monogrammed necklace ($750) with sparkling diamonds from Southern California jewelry designer Tacori. Tacori’s Love Letters Collection features a delicate, feminine, and polished charm necklace with a sophisticated initial emblazoned with shimmering stones.
  3. For the woman who loves the sporty and chic look, Michele’s luxury timepiece ($495) from the Deco Sport Collection features a pink gold-tone and a silver-white sunray dial. A pink gold-tone bracelet is wrapped with a Desert Rise silicone and is interchangeable with any Michele strap of the same size.
  4. La Mer is synonymous with luxury skincare. Shop their skincare gift collections for a head-to-toe skin recovery collection. The Renewal Moisture Collection ($380) is a 4-piece kit meant to lift, brighten, and soothe any type of skin. From the Lifting Contour Serum for firmer skin to the Eye Concentrate to reduce dark circles, the La Mer gift set is the ultimate luxury Valentine’s Day gift for her.

What Is a Good Gift for Your Husband on Valentine’s Day?

What do you get for the husband who has everything he would ever need? From the latest home technology to classic and artisan-crafted clothing pieces that can last a lifetime, giving a cool and unique gift on Valentine’s Day is your time to shine. Shop from these utilitarian and exquisitely made gifts for the man with impeccable taste.

  1. A way to a man’s heart is through his best friend, his dog. For the loveable four-legged furry companion, a large dog bed ($139) from Pendleton comes in a range of multi-colored designs to keep dogs cozy, even while basking under the sun in the great outdoors.
  2. Even blankets can be luxurious. Blacksaw’s Peyote blanket ($398) from Huckberry features an edgy and bold curled snake in the front and is sustainably-made from baby alpaca fleece. Its reversible design allows for versatility and can go well sprawled over a sofa or chair.
  3. For the man who appreciates when art meets function, William Henry’s Omni Stratus luxury pocket knife has a sharp and radiant metal sheen and mesmerizing blade pattern. The aerospace-grade titanium frame offers superior comfort. The hand-forged “Intrepid” damascus blade reveals layers of metals creating an undulating and hypnotic plane.
  4. Turn your partner’s love for the written form into an obsession with William Henry’s Chablis 1207 luxury writing instrument. The pen features high-quality box elder burl wood, Mokume Gane metal, and sleek smoky quartz details. Writing never felt so good.
  5. Made of soft sheep leather, John Varvatos’ Modern Café Racer jacket ($798) is a contemporary take on the timeless café racer style. Triple needle stitching and a sharp band collar complete this edgy and classic piece that can complement any denim look.
  6. Kemo Sabe’s Lucchese Classic Burnished Waxy Comanche Roper boots ($950) is made from goatskin in El Paso, Texas. Join the ranks of the modern cowboy with these handmade boots. Masterful bootmakers offer a range of pre-made styles or custom design the boot of your dreams for men or women.

The act of gift-giving can be personal and fulfilling when a person shows a wide smile from ear to ear after opening the luxury gift. Finding the right luxury gift for a family member or partner doesn’t just require a loaded wallet, but more importantly, a sense of style and an appreciation for the person receiving the gift.