Your ultimate mid-year luxury gift guide


From drinks, to luxury accessories to the perfect getaway: Forbes Australia has compiled the ultra-luxe gift guide for those looking to spoil others – or themselves – this winter.

Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Intense Serum: $110

Fortify your skin this winter with the Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Intense Serum. This daily-use serum is ideal for city dwellers who may need a little extra protection against daily pollutants.

Available for $110 at Aesop

Archie Rose Tailored Single Malt Whiskey: $149

Archie Rose tailored spirits invite you to express your individuality with a personalised bottle. Not only can the bottle be personalised, but you also get to choose the flavour profile to suite your taste.

Available for $149 at Archie Rose.

Glenmorangie A Tale of the Forest Limited Edition Whiskey: $186.99

Another whiskey to warm you from the inside out this winter is Glenmorangie’s new limited edition.

Available for $186.99 at Glenmorangie.

Trudon Maitre Tseng Candle Collection: $199 each

Trudon’s Maitre Tseng Candle Collection uses scents inspired by the natural world. Guaiac wood, cedar and patchouli are just some of the scents identifiable in the collection.

Available for $199 at Trudon.

Waterford Lismore Diamond Centrepiece Bowl: $1,399

This centrepiece bowl is part of Waterford’s Lismore Diamond collection. The bowl is characterised by the intricate diamond cuts that adorn it. A great multipurpose gift to brighten up any home this winter.

Available for $1,399 at Waterford.

Rimowa Personal Aluminium Cross-Body Bag: $1,675

In the Arctic Blue colour, this cross-body bag is perfectly on theme for winter. Made from ultra-resistant aluminium with an adjustable strap, this bag is practical for everyday needs and is part of the Rimowa Arctic Blue Collection.

Available for $1,675 at Rimowa

Mulberry Heritage Medium Clipper bag: $1,925

Mulberry’s Men’s Clipper Collection includes classic pieces that will slip right into your luggage collection if you need a new travel bag for a winter getaway. 

With a leather trim, a detachable shoulder strap and two short handles this piece is timeless.

Available at Mullberry for $1,925

Apple MacBook Air 15″: $2,500

In the ever-evolving landscape of portable computing, the new MacBook Air makes its mark. Apple’s M1 chip under the hood offers a notable step up in performance, while the extended battery life caters to the demands of modern, on-the-go lifestyles. Its crisp Retina display and silent operation are additional perks. While it certainly isn’t the only player in the game, for many, the MacBook Air could be a solid contender in the search for a new laptop.

Available at Apple for $2,500

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2: $5,000

Beosound 2 is an impeccable choice for audiophiles seeking to enhance their musical experience. Engineered by Bang & Olufsen, this premium wireless speaker combines Danish aesthetic finesse with impressive audio capabilities. Its distinctive conical design ensures a 360-degree dispersion of rich and precise sound, while its robust build and easy-to-use interface make it both a durable and user-friendly device. Incorporating smart features, such as voice-assistant compatibility, the Beosound 2 is more than just a speaker—it’s a comprehensive audio solution for modern, discerning listeners.

Available for $5,000 from Bang & Olufsen

Ahoy Club Winter Wonderland Experience aboard CHAOS: $6,800

On the Sydney Harbour this three-hour charter cruise offers stunning views and food prepared by a private chef. Winter wonderland themed but weather protected is an ideal combination to appreciate the beauty of the cooler months. 

Enquire on the Ahoy Club website. For the CHAOS charter, it is $6,800 for a group of ten.

LANGTONS South Australia Destination Experience: $10,150

Sometimes the perfect gift is an opportunity to get away.

A six-day journey to some of South Australia’s most prestigious wineries. Taking place from September 19th – 24th this year, you can secure your ticket on the Langton’s website for $10,150.

Technogym Run: $14,950

In the chilly months it becomes harder and harder to get outside for a run. With the Technogym Run you can keep your daily workout indoors, in your own home, with the added bonus of power and bootcamp workouts, slat-belt technology, and a push mode which can replicate a sled with a load of up to 55kg. $14,950 on the Technogym website.

Flitescooter: $19,995

Always wanted to try watersports but daunted by a lack of experience?

Flitescooter is the newest way to explore and enjoy eFoiling, with the addition of handlebars making this the perfect option for beginners.

As a companion to their acclaimed eFoil range, this electric-powered scooter promises a unique on-water experience, blending safety and style. With removable handlebars for easy balance, a jet propulsion system for smooth rides, and wireless safety tech, the Flitescooter offers an elegant yet adrenaline-inducing way to explore waterways.

Available for $19,995 at Flite

Levantine Hill The Chairman’s Ultimate Package: $27,000 

This is the ultimate food and wine connoisseur’s dream. Located in the Yarra Valley, the package includes lunch, award winning wines, and even a helicopter ride.

Prices starting at $27,000 at Levantine

Fred Jewellery Chance Infinie Necklace: POD

This necklace is part of the Chance Infinie collection which, according to FRED, “celebrates the softness and strength of femininity.” The lemniscate – or as it’s known more commonly, the infinity sign – is a staple motif of this collection.

In white gold and set with two pear-shaped sapphires, this piece is a perfectly on theme gift for winter.

Available on the FRED website.

Hublot Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Carbon watch: $190,000

Designed by luxury watch brand Hublot, this unique timepiece is made using carbon – a material popular in motor racing for its lightweight yet resistant qualities.

The watch has a contemporary design, including three sapphire bridges and a titanium buckle clasp.

Enquire on the Hublot website.

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