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Month: December, 2013

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Home Gift Guide 2013

gift_coll_13It is an amazing time of year and the holidays are upon us.  This year I’ve created a home gift guide which includes my very favorite gifts. Gifts for the home are a wonderful idea for couples or people who have just about everything.  I hope you enjoy this seasons hottest items.

Happy Holidays! -Kenneth Walter503205298_product_1

COHIBA COMADOR
Cedar-Lined Humidor Set
$1,000
A New York Holiday—the creative collaboration between Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Barneys New York—brings together the art, the fashion, the industry…the very energy New York was built on, to support an important cause. In the spirit of the holiday season, Barneys New York will donate 100% of sales from A New York Holiday items to the Shawn Carter Foundation.
Keep your cigars moist, fully flavored and ready to share with friends with this customized humidor designed by Comador and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter. Handsomely covered in fine, grained leather, the two-door hinged humidor is lined with solid mahogany to seal in and emit moisture—while supporting your cigars’ maturation. Kitted with a hygrometer that maintains moisture at perfect levels, the humidor is crafted with a cigar bank and ventilated cedar tray that organize and protect up to 63 cigars. This beautiful investment piece comes with a sealed, screw-top metal travel cylinder that lets you carry your favorite cigars to parties, clubs and other festive gatherings. A fabulous gift for the cigar lover on your holiday list—or for yourself.

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THE ELDER STATESMAN
Colorblock Cashmere Throw
$4,500
A New York Holiday—the creative collaboration between Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Barneys New York—brings together the art, the fashion, the industry…the very energy New York was built on, to support an important cause. In the spirit of the holiday season, Barneys New York will donate 100% of sales from A New York Holiday items to the Shawn Carter Foundation.
What do you get when you cross Shawn “JAY Z” Carter’s stylistic edge with The Elder Statesman’s laid-back luxury? The coolest, cushiest cashmere throw you’ll ever wrap yourself in. Mixing the season’s hot colorblock trend with a cool monochrome palette, The Elder Statesman styles a downy black and ivory throw detailed at one corner with A Barneys New York Holiday Emblem.
▪ Approximately 90″ length x 77″ width
▪ Available in Black/Ivory
▪ Cashmere/cotton emblem

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VOSGES HAUT-CHOCOLAT
Mini Exotic Chocolate Bar Library
$26

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FORNASETTI
Theme & Variations Plate #370
$185
This witty decorative porcelain wall plate from the Theme & Variations series of Milan’s celebrated Fornasetti atelier features an exclusive ‘record player’ design.

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TEROFORMA
Medium Bread & Butter Board
$120
Perfect for holiday tables, Teroforma’s bread and butter board keeps your setting neat and organized. Crafted of hard wood, the board is designed with a cutting surface and recessed trough that catches crumbs. A soapstone butter dish can be removed for easy cleaning.

▪ Wood/soapstone
▪ 13.25″ wide x 18.75″ long

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BARNEYS NEW YORK
Leather Breakfast Tray
$700
Indulge yourself with a weekend lie-in—using our elegant leather Breakfast Tray. Crafted of top-stitched grained leather fitted with angular chrome legs, the rimmed tray is generously sized to hold breakfast, beverage and your favorite Sunday print-or-digital read. Eminently practical, the tray includes a removable plastic liner that makes clean up easy. Foldable legs let you tuck the tray away when not in use.

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RABLABS
Esca Wine Bottle Coaster
$96
Rablab’s Esca Wine Bottle Coaster is crafted from natural agate and detailed with a rich gold-plated rim. The platter is scratch-resistant, and rubber feet on its underside protect table surfaces. Measures approximately 6″ x 5″.

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NATIVE EDGE
Lucite Feather Candle
$195
Add a hint of gardenia scent—and feathery embellishment—to your home with this Lucite Feather Candle from Native Edge. Crafted of essential oils and hand poured soy wax, the candle comes in a reusable lucite box trimmed with a red feather charm.


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DAMMANN TEA
Assorted Tea Set
$265
21 assorted flavored teas (30g each). Packaged in a checkerboard case.

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THOMAS FUCHS
Skull Bottle Stopper
$98
Crystal bottle stopper in skull design.

5″ height x 3.5″ width
Spot clean

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GEORG JENSEN
Alfredo Salt And Pepper Mills
$175
Designed by Alfredo Häberli, these stainless steel salt and pepper mills feature long-lasting grinders from AllGrind® Ceramic Technology that allow you to easily adjust the size of the grounds.

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BERTI CUTLERY
Compendio Six Piece Knife Set
$386
Set of six knives with frost white resin handles

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FORNASETTI
Chess, Checker And Card Game Set
$1,085
Fornasetti chess, checkers, and playing card game set.

Includes two sets of Modiano playing cards, wooden chess and checkers pieces, five dice and leather dice roller; comes with wooden box and ceramic box top with birds-eye view of courtyard graphic on one side, chess/checker board on the other