Forbes’ Luxury Christmas Gift Guide 2023


As much as we love the holiday season, sometimes the stress of finding a gift for everyone in your life can feel like way too much – so let us help you. Forbes Australia has picked out some of our favourite luxury (and unnecessary) gifts for you to spoil your loved ones with.

Contour Cube: $34.95

For the beauty lover in your life, this Aussie product is the cutest Christmas gift and perfectly on-trend. Kardashian-Jenner endorsed, cheap, and TikTok trending, the at-home facial tool is fast becoming a cult-favourite.

Available from Contour Cube for $34.95.

Simon Sandall’s “Boronia Kitchen: The Cookbook”: $69.95

Simon Sandall, former chef at Aria Restaurant Sydney, has dropped his first cookbook this year – just in time for Christmas!

The book not only contains the recipes that shaped Sandall in his life and career but also offers insight into his own story and personal philosophies. If you want to get your hands on it it’s available from Boronia Kitchen for $69.95.

IKKARI Apothecary Body Protocol Gift Box: $120

The pure essential oils in this collection are perfect for an at-home pampering session, soothing and relieving muscle tension.

If this sounds perfect for the stress-head in your life, the gift box is available from IKKARI for $120.

Aesop Majestic Melodies Gift Kit: $143

A treat for the hands and body, this gift kit also comes in the cutest recyclable gift box! It includes a hand wash, hand balm, body cleanser and body balm.

Available for $143 at Aesop.

Montblanc Explorer Platinum Eau de Parfum: $160

Powerful, woody, energising – this truly is a platinum scent.

If you have a man in your life who appreciates the finer things and feeling good, this cologne is available from Montblanc for $160.

Narciso Rodriguez For Him Bleu Noir Parfum: $183

Another incredible fragrance, this new addition to Narciso Rodriguez’s ‘For Him’ collection is both intense and elegant.

Leathery and sweet with notes of citrus, this parfum is available at David Jones for $183.

HAYDENSHAPES Basic Hooded Sweater: $190

A classic and safe bet – the humble hoodie. From Haydenshapes this blend of comfort and style is a great addition to almost any wardrobe.

Available from HAYDENSHAPES for $190.

Bompies Emmie long white night robe: $299

Sleep and loungewear is always a delightful gift to give and receive. Something for the recipient to laze around in on Boxing Day, after the chaos of Christmas has faded.

This timeless and feminine night robe is available from Bompies for $299.

Maison de Sabré’s The Duffle Bag: $549

Maison de Sabré may have started as a brand that sold simple and stylish phone cases, but they have gone far since then.

Their new luggage collection is stylish, practical, and durable – especially great for anyone you know who might be taking a trip soon. Available from Maison de Sabré for $549.

A stay at the Elements of Byron resort: From $650 a night

Who wouldn’t want this – seriously, who? This beachside Byron Bay resort is a perfect way to slow down and rejuvenate, with daily sunrise yoga, a swim-up bar and more on offer for guests.

Villas start at $650 per night, and you can book on the Elements of Byron website.

Penhaligons ‘The Toy Chest’ Advent Calendar: $790

If the classic choccy advent calendar isn’t quite your style, this upscale version might be perfect for you. From British perfume house Penhaligons comes ‘The Toy Chest’, with 24 scented surprises inside to commemorate the countdown to Christmas.

Available from David Jones for $790.

Meta Quest 3: From $799.99

Get the tech nerd in your life the gift of VR this Christmas.

Sleek and customisable, this all-in-one headset is available from the Meta website from $799.99.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound A5 portable speaker: $1,950

If you want speakers you can count on to be both stylish and powerful, Bang & Olufsen are really the only way to go.

These portable speakers are perfect for summer barbecues and picnics, and are available at Bang & Olufsen for $1,950.

Jardan Bass Outdoor Table: From $2,313

This outdoor staple piece is perfect for anyone looking to freshen up their entertaining spaces, and both the top and bottom have a range of different colours that can be mixed and matched to suit personal style.

Available from $2,313 from Jardan.

Cambridge EVO 75 All-in-One Player: $3,899

This all-in-one player brings together streaming and speakers in style. With Bluetooth capabilities, all you have to do is connect it to your speakers and to the mains, and pick a tune!

For the Audiophile in your life, this is available from Addicted to Audio for $3,899.

Tiffany & Co.’s Sterling Silver Tape Measure: $4,400

Because who doesn’t need a $4,400 tape measure?

Available from the Tiffany & Co. website.

RIMOWA Distinct Cabin in Black and Navy: $4,890

Sleek, stylish, classy. Like everything else Rimowa does, this suitcase is a must-have item. It is built to last, so you’ll be sure to get a lot of frequent flier points with it.

Available from Rimowa for $4,890.

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona: $22,400

The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is high-tech and oh-so-sleek, making it a timepiece sure to be on a lot of wishlists this year.

Whether this watch is adding to an expansive Rolex collection or the first of (hopefully) many, you can’t really go wrong with this gift. Available through official Rolex retailers from $22,400.

Van Cleef & Arpels Magic Alhambra necklace, 6 motifs: $111,000

This piece from Van Cleef & Arpels is truly something else. Inspired by lucky four-leaf clovers, the asymmetry is part of the beauty of this necklace.

If you want to make someone’s Christmas, it is available from Van Cleef & Arpels for $111,000.

Jacob & Co. Casino Tourbillon 44MM: $440,500

And of course, it wouldn’t be a Forbes Australia Christmas gift guide without an almost half a million dollar timepiece.

Playful, eye-catching, and unique, this Jacob & Co icon is available for $440,500 from Hardy Brothers.

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