Tech Toys for Under $5,000
apple ipad air 2
Designed with a new chip, the A8X, that delivers substantially better CPU and graphics performance than its predecessor, the iPad Air 2 is thinner and as powerful as many personal computers. It’s power efficient, too, with a 10-hour battery life that lets you work, play, surf, and shop all day long.
Starting at $499 Available at apple.com
Bolex D16 Cinema Camera
Emulating the feel of a traditional 16mm film camera and combining legendary Bolex quality with the best in digital technology, the D16 brings you unrivaled image quality for its class. This camera captures and preserves image detail with stunning accuracy, giving your footage an organic look with a camera body designed to fit comfortably in your hands.
Starting at $3,300 Available at digitalbolex.com
Mark One Carbon Fiber 3D Printer
The world’s first 3D printer has arrived. Designed to print composite materials, this sturdy machine features a long axis that’s great for creating parts, a bed that clicks into the same place every time thanks to a kinematic coupling, and a head that can handle standard PLA, tough nylon, lightweight fiberglass, and, of course, carbon fiber.
$5,000 Available at markforged.com
Airdog Auto-follow drone for GoPro Camera
With a gyroscope stabilized gimbal to ensure that your videos are stable, and a completely automatic operation from takeoff to landing, the auto-follow drone from AirDog is perfect for your tech-savvy friends. Purchase the extra airleash for only $295 to expand the capabilities of your drone.
$1,295 Available at airdog.com
Powered by an Intel CPU and Nvidia GPU, and running SteamOS, this sleek black box allows you access to tons of games running natively, and thousands more available via in-home streaming.
Starting at $549 Available at dell.com
clearview Clio speaker
With a unique curving shape, and its ability to emit sound through its edges (rather than from the rear like normal cones) this nearly-invisible acrylic glass stereo transducer fills any space with sound in multiple directions. The best part? It uses Bluetooth connectivity to interface with a range of devices,
Starting at $350 Available at clearviewaudio.com
With the help of the sturcture Sensor, your iPad is a fully-functioning 3D scanner. With a bracket made to fit on the back of your iPad, right on top of the built-in camera. it connects to your iPad using a Lightning cable, and can alternatively connect to just about any other device with a USB cable. Using the sensor and your iPad, you can measure the three-dimensional space in any room, automatically capture three-dimensional models of everyday objects, and even simulate physics on top of the real world.
$380 Available at structure.io
Brilliant Buys for Under $1,750
John Hardy Naga Silver Lava Slim Kick Cuff with Black Sapphire
Nothing screams romance like jewelry that symbolizes love and prosperity. With rich textures and a play of contrast between sterling silver and 18-karat gold, this cuff from John Hardy is bound to score you some points to bank for the next time you’re in the doghouse.
$1,195 Available at neimanmarcus.com
Tom Ford Double-Zip Toiletry Case, Black
Whether it’s on the bathroom counter or tucked away in a suitcase ready for travel, this double zip toiletry case is the perfect way to tote the essentials; for him or for her.
$1,260 Available at tomford.com
Tom Ford Exclusive Limited Edition Lip and Nail Box
Don’t try to guess her mood, be prepared for all of them! With eight different lip and nail shades ranging from the softest nude to the deepest red, this exlusive lip and nail box is bound to become every girl’s favorite.
$656 Available at tomford.com
Norelco “3D Senso Touch” Shaver with Jet Clean system
With a patented super lift and cut, dual blade system and the technology to seamlessly adjust to every curve of the face, the Norelco shavor can give your man the closest shave.
$375 Available at bloomingdales.com
La Prairie Timeless Radiance
Awake to the dawn of infinite radiance. Cellular Radiance Cream helps restore skin’s lustrous texture and tone. Cellular Radiance Eye Cream relights radiance as it hydrates and smooths the delicate skin around your eyes. Display a subtle, youthful glow with Cellular Radiance concentrate Pure Gold, La Prairie’s gold-infused revitalizing serum.
$880 Available at laprairie.com
Waterford Elysian Caviar Server
Classic meets modern in this brilliantly designed caviar server from Waterford. Host the most elegant party and invite the most exclusive somebodies and dazzle them with this luxurious piece from Jo Sampson’s Elysian collection.
$1,500 Available at waterford.com
Frye Logan Antiquated Flap Brief case
He might be on his way into the office or preparing to take you on a weekend getaway. Either way, make sure he’s prepared for anything with this proper brief case from Frye.
$528 Available at TheFryeCompany.com
Alexander McQueen Heroine Mini Satchel Bag, Black
If there’s one thing you’ve learned about your favorite woman, it’s that she can never have too many bags. Shake things up a little with this mini structured leather satchel from Alexander McQueen. We promise you, she’s got nothing like this innovative twist on a basic black bag.
$1,595 Available at neimanmarcus.com
Brilliant Buys for Under $500
BamTastic Make My Day 44 Magnum Cufflinks
Channel a bit of Bond while wearing these tougher than tough cufflinks hand forged from real bullets. Looking to make this an unforgettable gift for him? Request a custom set and use your own bullets for a unique piece.
$150 Available at BamtasticSilver.com
LINDA Morgenthal Frederics Style
Large glamorous retro piece handcrafted in Japan from titanium, with beautiful enamel detailing.
Shown in Gold with blue enamel detailing.
$495 Available at Optica in the Florida Mall
THE ART OF SHAVING moustache maintanence set
No-shave November has come and gone and you’ve fallen in love with your guy’s burly look. Keep him from looking too scruffy with the Moustache Maintanence set from the gents at The Art of Shaving. The set includes the Beard and Moustache Wax, the Horn Moustache Comb, and the Moustache Scissors.
$60 Available at the Art of Shaving at the Mall at Millenia
Brilliant Buys for Under $250
Clinique De-aging Solutions Kit
Repair and extend the life of your skin with the De-aging Solutions Kit from Clinique. In this unique kit you can find the Repairwear Laser focus which restores and corrects, visibly reducing wrinkles and delivering ultra-smooth skin. Also included is the Repairwear Uplifting Firming Cream SPF 15 and the luxurious Eye Cream, both of which tighten and firm while reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
$52.50 Available at Sephora at the Mall at Millenia or at sephora.com
Clinique Repairwear Sculpting Night Cream
Looking to pack an extra punch? Add this to your Clinique De-aging arsenal: the new Repairwear Sculpting Night Cream visibly lifts and tones from the cheek to the jawline for smoother, younger, tighter looking skin.
$65 Available at Clinique counters everywhere and at clinique.com beginning January 2015
Bobbi Brown: Luxe Trio- Exclusively Ours
Whether she’s going to an office party or an end of the year bash, treat your lady friend to this limited edition Holiday Lip Trio, which offers a range of pigment-rich shades in a party-ready faux crocodile case.
$84 Available at Neiman Marcus at the Mall at Millenia
BOSS Ma Vie Pour Femme
Uniquely independent with a feminine glow, this perfume from Hugo Boss contains heart notes of pink floral and rosebud, an underlying note of cedarwood, topped off by fresh cactus Blossom.
Available at hugoboss.com
Boss Bottled Collector’s Edition
Contaning top notes of Apple and Citrus fruits, followed by heart notes of Cinnamon and cloves, with a touch of Sandalwood and vanilla, Boss bottled is versatile and distinct. Through rich contrasts of fresh fruits and dominating, warm scents, Boss has truly embodied the Man of Today.
Available at hugoboss.com
Luxe Me Now Blush tryst slippers
Treat her to these deliciously luxurious blush-colored slippers from Luxe Me Now. Whether she’s enjoying breakfast in bed or preparing a holiday meal before guests arrive.
$115 Available at mayfairhouse.com
Brilliant Buys for Under $100
Tory Burch Small T-Logo Stud Earrings, Golden
These 16-karat yellow gold-plated, signature Tory Burch earrings are the perfect stocking stuffer or gift exchange party favor.
PURE BLENDS Ambiance Diffuser Trio
Capture the freshness and intoxication of this home Ambiance Diffuser Trio exclusively at Pure Blends Organic Spa & Apothecary.
$65 Pure Blends Organic Spa & Apothecary in Winter Park
ZeroWater 26 oz. Tumbler
Enjoy totally pure, filtered water at home or on the go. The ZeroWater tumblr offers you truly clean water in this hard plastic tumbler, complete with the breakthrough ZeroWater filtration system.
$15 Available at your local Walmart or Target
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Ducati 1299 Panigale S
The 1299 Panigale S stands apart with its 205hp and carbon fibre mudguard, excelling with auxiliary handlebar buttons and forged wheels. Undoubtedly the most thrilling superbike on the market. Pricing to be announced soon.