Gorgeous organic baby clothes – newborn to 24 months
Only the best for the babies of the families of Tastes readers! Whether you’re a proud parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or close family friend, you want to make sure that your precious little bundle starts life in the best possible. And what better than organic baby clothes? That lovely, delicate skin will certainly appreciate these items which are 100% organic and 100% pure. Sizes range from newborn to two years old.
Stylish, scrumptious cheesecakes to order online
Wow, just look at these wonderful cakes. On this fabulous site you’ll find cakes that are perfect for weddings, birthdays, holidays or for an elegant finale to a special meal or sophisticated dinner party. Most of these delectable cakes will serve a dozen people, so there’s plenty to go round.
Only the best for your precious pup
You demand the best and your four-legged friend deserves the very best too. Your dog is a member of your family and you can show your love for him or her by making sure that they too have the opportunity to experience the finest available products and designs. Like me, you probably have a policy that everything that comes into your home must be the best – and that certainly includes pet products too.
Ancient beauty treatment now available to all
It doesn’t get much better than this. A time-honored, natural beauty secret from a sustainable source that helps to empower women – how can that be? The argon tree, with its amazing properties, grows only in Africa and only Berber women are allowed to extract it – by law. For centuries, this oil has been their well-kept beauty secret. Now, it’s available to you.
Gorgeous leather bags and more
Leather is simply one of those materials that quietly and subtly say ‘quality’. Moore and Giles – a company with a long and established history – were involved for many years in making and styling luxury leather goods for interiors But not just any interiors – their furniture and products graced luxury liners, gentleman’s clubs and private airplanes during the Golden Age.
The best gourmet foods from France
No matter how much we enjoy other cuisines, I think that many of us admit that foods from France just have a special caché, flavor and unmistakable style that is missing from other country’s offerings. The finest cheeses, charcuterie, chocolates and more are all available to us all to buy online.
For lovers of all things Ferrari
And that includes me. This website features official Ferrari merchandise and includes clothing, bags, sunglasses, toys and home decor / desk items. There are also sets of historic photographs, limited edition items and special products that have been personally signed by Alonso and Massa – the current Ferrari Formula One drivers.
Royal Collection from Harrods of London
Today, this exclusive store ships to countries all over the world so we can all enjoy delightful items from their ranges, wherever we are. And they make truly stunning gifts, especially for people who are Anglophiles. Most of range is produced in limited numbers so you know that you are buying an beautiful product that will become a collectors’ item.
A truly thoughtful gift
Something that has been out of style for so many years is suddenly red hot! There was a time when everyone had personalized stationery, note cards and bookplates but in recent years they have been items that belonged to a more elegant era. Now though, they are enjoying a huge revival.
Was this Elvis’ most stylish movie?
I’m no expert. I’m pretty sure that I’ve never watched a complete Elvis film ever but if the stills and photographs I’ve seen of all his movies are anything to go by, I’ll maintain that Jailhouse Rock features some wonderful art direction.
Gorgeous diamond jewelry for him
What we really love about this range of fabulous designer jewelry is that the majority of the pieces can be customized; mostly at no extra cost. For example, when you select a ring as a gift for your guy, it can have the inside engraved with the message of your choice absolutely free; making your gift truly unique.
Vintage finds – a well-kept secret
Do you know where the cognocenti find their vintage designer jewelry? There’s no need to visit specialist stores and pay retail prices – you’ll find a beautiful range of watches, rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more on this fabulous website. From Chanel to Tiffany, from Bvlgari to Givency, all the top couture houses are represented here.
Forever 21 – current bag collection
Did you know that this company is currently the most searched-for online store on the internet? That’s because of their fabulous ranges of fashions and accessories. Don’t be fooled by the name – this isn’t a company that caters simply for the very young. On the contrary, it caters for twenty one year olds of all ages.
Only the best for your own baby
The birth of a child is a very special occasion indeed – probably the most special. Do you have a little boy in your life that deserves the best? If so, then you need look no further than Harrods of London for the very best in clothing and accessories. You’re not in the UK? No problem, Harrods ships worldwide.
Sought-after collector’s birds by Oiva Toikka
These beautiful and unusual figurines are handmade by Oiva Toikka in Finland and each is individual in its own right. They are highly treasured by collectors, art connoisseurs and bird-lovers alike. They make a beautiful decor item in the home or office and each piece is personally signed by the artist.
The most luxurious fabric – the best style
See the top designers’ take on smooth and perfect cashmere. See sweaters, cardigans and light jackets that feel wonderful and look so stylish and fashionable, yet classic in their superb designs. Cashmere – the very word is soft and the epitome of luxury.
Best gifts for a baby shower or newborn
Pink for a girl and blue for a boy? That’s how it used to be. But today, more and more parents are choosing to follow in the footsteps on Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge and wait until the birth to find out the sex of their child. I like that. But it does make it a little more difficult for those of us who are buying baby gifts in advance, doesn’t it? No, not with this lovely range from Nordstrom.
Yes, design your own exclusive wardrobe
You might find this hard to believe … how’s this for a well-kept secret? There is a website that allows to to create your own unique clothing. You can create many styles and choose from many colors and prints – dresses, blouses, skirts – and even accessories such as bags and scarves. Yes, your creations will be completely unique to you, the created using environmentally friendly method and shipped direct to your door.
Of all the precious stones, rubies must be one of the most coveted.
When you think of precious gemstones, rubies must be high on the list. For so long they have been used to symbolize wealth. In several cultures, various precious stones are specified to be lucky for certain months – or for people born during that month – and rubies are the gemstone for the month of July.
Superb Finnish design – Marimekko
To call this designer company ‘timeless’ is almost unnecessary. These famous and iconic designers have been popular for decades and never loose their appeal; always appearing fresh and stylish. Using these textiles you can brighten up and refresh your rooms simply and with a style tradition that nevertheless looks up-to-the-minute in your home.
Luxurious wedding rings
The word from the style gurus in the world of weddings is that titanium is increasing immensely in popularity today, especially for men. This metal looks great; it’s incredibly durable and is also particularly affordable. In addition, these rings are easy to order online.
Who can resist chocolate?
I know I can’t and yet it’s very rare that I’d buy it for myself. After all, I like to think that I’m eating healthily – most of the time. But what can I do it someone buys me some beautiful chocolate as a gift? Of course I can’t resist and this is what makes it such a special gift that’s suitable for almost everyone.
Fabulous and striking designer jewelry from Kenzo
Kenzo has been a favorite of so many people for quite some time now but personally I think that the current jewelry designs beat everything we’ve seen in the past. This is a simply gorgeous range of earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets and watches.
There is no reason why your outdoors spaces shouldn’t be as comfortable and stylish as the rooms inside your home. As with any form of decor, it’s the small details that make the difference.
Delicious and luxurious home fragrances available online
For a home, business or office to be truly luxurious, it needs to smell good. Let me take that back, it needs to smell great. And here are the fragrances that will provide your home with that beautiful aura of sheer luxury. They are from Jo Malone of London and available to buy online from Saks Fifth Avenue.
Create a personalized diamond gift
If you don’t know about this website – and we agree that it’s a well-kept secret – then you’ll love browsing through the gorgeous range of custom jewelry. Yes, you can choose the shape of the earrings (there are also pendants, rings and other items) then select whether you’d prefer diamonds or other gemstones, and even choose the metal of your choice.
Inexpensive – yet priceless – gifts from Harrods
Their logo is famous throughout the world and it has a certain caché too. I well remember the days when people used to go to the food hall and buy a simple apple just so they could also get a carrier bag bearing the prestigious logo.
A truly personalized gift
Imagine – the gift of beautiful jewelry that’s not only featuring his or her birthstone, but incorporating yours too as a symbol of your relationship. This website had a stunning array of fine jewelry for both men and women and you can select the precious metal of your choice, plus the gemstone combinations.
Beautiful jewelry bargains from Bebe
There isn’t a single piece of jewelry featured on the Bebe website that we wouldn’t love to own! What’s more, they come at a great price that’s affordable to all. Designs are stunning and striking, or understated and subtle, which ever look suits you.
These lovely items showing vintage scenes and classic advertising aren’t just for older homes. They look positively delightful in almost any interior -there’s such a wide selection to choose from.
Branded corporate gifts direct from Knightsbridge in London
Now that the luxurious Harrods branded goods are available online, you can show your appreciation to your clients in a truly memorable way. Shopping at the Brompton Road store is subjected to many rules and regulations (did you know that unaccompanied children under fifteen can’t enter?) but shopping using their inline store is convenient and fun.
Spa, bath and body products for all
Isn’t it always a pleasure to enter your hotel room and find that you’ve chosen a hostelry which is stylish enough to provide Gilchrist and Soames products in the bathroom? We’re very lucky these days – for many years the company supplied only a tiny select number of spas and boutique hotels, plus a few distinguished personal clients.
For truly exclusive jewelry, especially those pieces that are bought to commemorate special occasions, don’t settle for second best. Engagement rings, pendants, earrings you’ll find them all at this site and best of all, you can customise every piece.
Do you have anyone on your gift list who would like a vintage Ferrari? Or Bugatti? I know that they are gifts I’d be delighted to receive. Unfortunately, they are out of my league! But these lovingly-created, hand-crafted, intricate miniatures are the next best thing. Most are limited editions and as such, will increase in value over the years.
Recently we’ve been researching a question we’re often asked. ‘Where can I buy meat that is completely natural?’ And admittedly, it is difficult to come up with the answer. So many vendors have, to put it bluntly, leapt onto the bandwagon.
If you’re on vacation, on a cruise or simply enjoying the sights and features of your local area, you still want to look great. There are several things to take into account when choosing your sightseeing outfits.
Keep cool stylishly or use these beautiful hand fans as delightful home decor. Hand fans do tend to be rather … well, kitsch is probably the best word. Those Asian ones always make me think of cheap Chinese restaurants. The ones you see in the slideshow below though, are truly stylish.
High tea from Harrods
There was a time when the highly prized branded goods from Harrods were only available to lucky Londoners or to tourists visiting Britain. (Doesn’t everyone visiting London go to Harrods?) But that was in the old days; today this prestigious store ships its luxury, branded goods worldwide. (Food items cannot be delivered to Australia and New Zealand however, but other purchases are fine).
I couldn’t bear to keep my Marimekko umbrella hidden away in a cupboard or closet somewhere. That would mean that I wouldn’t see how gorgeous it is on a regular basis.
Luxury soap – simply the best
For some of us, soap is just one of those necessities that we throw into the cart and the grocery store without much thought. That’s fine if we’re buying an everyday products for family use. But when you want a touch of luxury, there’s nothing like a delicate and fragrant soap to lift your spirits and make you feel fabulous.
I was delighted to discover these wonderful decor items. They make a fabulous gifts for almost anyone. Numbers letters and symbols are available in several different sizes and make beautiful lights.
Stylish and flexible designer rings
What could be more adaptable than these lovely rings? These skinny pieces can be layered and stacked to give you a new look every day, creating your own personal and unique style. Presented by Gorjana Griffin, these rings make a perfect gifts – or a lovely treat for yourself.
For the person who has everything – your own personal lobsterman
Seriously. This is a wonderful gift or treat. (Scroll down to see a couple of the lobstermen). There are several places online that sell fresh and prepared lobster and this site does that too but in addition, you can have your own dedicated lobster trap, complete with its own fisherman, who will send you your own catch. But that’s not all.
Designer jewelry from Daco Milano
I’m sure that I’m not the only one who was delighted to see that these beautiful Italian designs are now available online for those of us in America. The House of Daco Milano has been a well-kept secret in Italy and now these fabulous pieces are available to us all. Shipping is available to most countries.
Looking for fun and quirky art?
If so then here’s a great selection for you. Hugh McLeod has hundreds of these artworks for sale online and all are available as limited edition prints. They are giclées which are printed on the highest quality paper with top-drawer inks and add a touch of color and whimsy to any home or office.
Baby and toddler clothing from Gap
Babies and toddlers have never been so stylish. Gone are the ‘blue for a boy and pink for a girl’ days – today’s parents see no reason why their children can’t be dressed in the best from day one. Gap has probably the finest selection of baby clothes on the internet today. Not only are they stylish, they are well-made from the best materials.
If you’ve been looking unsuccessfully for the perfect kitchen island or serving cart, then I have found the website for you. These items don’t just add flair and panache to your kitchen – they are also remarkably practical.
Outdoor heating can extend the life of your patio, yard or balcony beyond the summer season. But it can be so difficult to find stylish examples. That’s why we’re delighted to find this small but gorgeous selection.
I remember the days when we had to pay a premium for organic goods. But these days, the discerning demand organic products especially for personal care.
The experts were right – vintage brooches
Yes, when fashion editors and gurus told us that vintage and retro brooches would be back in style they got it right – these looks are so hot right now. The selection we have chosen as fun items – what we used to call ‘costume jewelry’. These look absolutely delicious when worn on a dress, sweater or lapel.
We love to find beautiful objects for the home and if they are planet-friendly, then so much the better.
Teapots & sets – ceramic style
Are you a tea drinkers? Or maybe a collector of ceramics? These lovely items satisfy both interests. Available to buy online, these beauties feature a variety of styles to suit and home, or grace any collection. Many have glazes which are completely unique.
Black diamond rings for her
A cliché but true – they are a girl’s best friend. Diamonds will always be the most popular gifts for women especially if you choose from this stunning range. Today’s designers are favoring stunning black diamonds set against white gold and silver. You can see on this page just how fabulous they are.
Beautiful scented candles for your home
I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love to have scented candles in the home. These are so popular today that even supermarkets and local grocery stores carry a variety – albeit of a very inferior type. But for those of us who appreciate the best in quality and want the most delicious of aromas in our homes, these are the perfect choice.
Amazing Dior perfumes for women
The name of Dior is timeless. When I think of this long-established fashion house I think of Paris, tradition, style and that certain caché that most fashionable French women seem to achieve effortlessly. Style is composed of many different components. Some are visible, others are far more subtle.
Hand-picked designer jewelry for her
They say that jewelry is the most popular gift for women and it’s easy to see why. I have never known a girl who hasn’t been delighted to receive stylish pieces to add to her collection. The company that sells these wonderful examples online, have a carefully curated selection from top designers.
Gift baskets that are truly gourmet
The word is so often misused, don’t you agree? But when you buy online from the collection carefully curated by Saks of Fifth Avenue, you can be sure of sending a gift that will be truly appreciated by those who love the finer things in life.
A truly wonderful selection of stylish recipe books
Isn’t it excellent when you find a marvelous collection of curated items? And it’s even better when that collection has been put together by a group of people such as the talented stylists at Anthropologie. Known for their fabulous fashion and excellent taste, this retailer has searched for – and found – the very best in mouthwatering recipe books.
G Adventures have developed an incredible marine plan I honestly wouldn’t know which trip to choose!
Beautiful home accessories from Nambé
The small objects that we have in our homes say so much about us. Style is, after all, attention to detail. Nambé create beautiful home accessories using a variety of wonderful specialist woods and sleek, shiny metals. There is a wonderful range of decor items, useful serving accessories and fabulous photograph frames, vases and lamps.
Wonderful antique style games
These fabulous items are reproductions of games that people used to exercise their minds in the days when ‘we maqde our own amusement’. Long before the advent of television, or even the movies, people for centuries had kept their brains agile and their wits keen by playing a variety of games such as chess, backgammon and other tests of skill.
Cooking & dining in Scandinavian style
When I first saw the Eva Solo range I fell in love with every single item. Today, these items are seen as pure design classics coming as they do from this prestigious Scandinavian studio. Design experts invariably comment on the clean lines and balanced, yet stunning, design but Eva Solo products offer even more.
Create a collection of stylish and fun watches
These watches are great gifts for him, for her or for kids. They are great value for money and the wonderful thing about them is that, on the website, you can design your own. Choose the watch faces you like, and a suitable strap and make it uniquely yours. The company also has a collection of ready-assembled versions too.
Burberry – for the most stylish kids on the block
Burberry has stood for British style and elegance since the middle of the ninteenth century. This long-established company is still at the forefront of fashion and design and its famous and iconic tartan patterns are available on clothes for young babies and for toddlers.
Men’s bracelets from top designers
There is something undeniably stylish about a bracelet on a strong male wrist! Increasingly men are showing their flair and their own personal style by choosing the best from well-known design houses such as Gucci, Miansai and Fendi. These sturdy and fashionable pieces of jewelry use silver, leather, beads and even rubber to create these fabulous pieces.
Casual or smart – jackets add life and color
I love stripes, polka dots and some types of print but it’s a good investment to have clothes in your wardrobe that are solid colors. They give you so much more scope when it comes to accessorizing and creating stylish yet stunning outfits. Jackets are one way to do this, especially the ones from this beautiful range.
Ferrari = style
Ferrari is more than an automobile marque – it’s the definition of style, speed and passion. Whether it’s a racing car at Spa, or a road car pulling up outside the Monte Carlo Casino, Ferrari has an unmistakable panache. In Italy, it’s a way of life for the tifosi. We can’t all own the car but we can buy luxury branded goods as gifts or for a touch of luxury for ourselves.
Favorite watches for men
Armani has set the standard in fine Italian design for almost forty years. Known worldwide, the brand has grown and flourished thanks to its high standards and impeccable design work. Georgio Armani founded his empire with its beginnings in menswear featuring sophisticated and sleek lines – very typical of Italian quality and style.
Stylish designer bracelets – a great gift
I’ve been in love with this company and their jewelry for quite some time. The items are all hand-crafted and are made from natural materials. But those benefits would mean little if the design wasn’t right – and it certainly is. These bracelets are fun and also fashionable and fresh – they are wonderful pieces of jewelry using a variety of traditional ans non-traditional materials.
Clutches & small bags – Kate style
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is singled-handedly responsible for the latest handbag and purse style. She favors small, clutch type bags and retailers, designers and fashion editors everywhere are paying attention. Ever since Kate married Prince William, she has inspired fashion looks with her own sense of style.
There are just a handful of words that exude luxury – and one of those is the name of Lamborghini. Add to this the words ‘Italian design’ and ‘made in Italy’ and you can be sure that these beautiful silver gift items are truly special.
Who doesn’t love desserts? We have chosen the most delightful range of gourmet cakes, desserts, cupcakes, chocolates and other delectable treats and all are available online from Saks Fifth Avenue. Get gourmet delights delivered right to your door.
Harrods style for teddy bears and toys
For the kids? Well yes, babies and children love these toys but don’t you think that they are a lovely gift for anyone? In addition to their regular range of cuddly toys, every year Harrods produce ‘annual bears’ with the year embroidered onto the plush underside of the foot.
Style and good taste are both taught at an early age. There are some truly dreadfully tacky toys on the market and I am constantly hunting down well-designed toys and games for my own family. I love these ride-on cars and bikes, especially those made of wood. When you buy one of these for a child, you are creating a family heirloom that can be used for future generations.
If you’re going to be somewhere amazing with only a day for sightseeing then Urban Adventure is the adventure company for you. They will arrange for you to spend the day with a local who will get you off the beaten path and really connect you with the place by taking you on an amazing day tour.
Just wait until you see this wonderful selection of designer rings. Even more amazing is the fact that prices start at under $50. Mind you, if you’re looking for something really special, the slideshows has those too.
There are some occasions when you want to look more stunning than ever – you absolutely need that special dress or outfit. But do you really want to spend thousands of dollars on something you might wear just once?
Most of us have outdoor cooking facilities these days. We’ve come to appreciate how beautiful food can be when it’s cooked simply on the grill and eaten out of doors. But what about when you’re on the go?
If there’s one colour combination that can be relied upon to be stylish – no matter what the fashion gurus dictate – that combination is black and white.
Even though our goal today was to gather a selection of summery sandals, we were overwhelmed by the wonderful stilettoes that you see below. So we were sidetracked but for the best of reasons.
There’s nothing quite like stylish cufflinks worn on a crisp white shirt to set a man apart when it comes to sophistication and style – here, we have chosen our favorites.
Stacked rings – still hot
Not only are they still an incredibly modern look, designers are still going the extra mile to create even more incredibly beautiful examples.
Use the constantly updated feed below to see a huge variety of fashions that are currently on sale. The database uploads constantly so keep checking back.
Vacation style – top pick
Some vacations are for spending on the beach but I think that most of us have got over the soak-up-the-rays thing. Some beach time is excellent but I find that these days, people like to travel to unusual places for experiences.
Art deco – so stylish
Here, we’ve selected our favourite art deco pieces and created a slideshow for your enjoyment. Hover your mouse over each image to get pricing details and simply click for further info.
Classic and beautiful posters for the Monte Carlo Grand Prix
These evocative and delightful posters are a must for the motorsport fan but even if you’re not a follower of auto sports, these posters, which are available framed or unframed, make a lovely display in your home or office, particularly when a few are grouped together. They transport us to times gone by and to one of the most romantic, glittering places in Europe.
We call these ‘twenty minute shoes’. That’s because I doubt that I could walk in them for more than that time but they are SO beautiful!
If you’re into fly fishing then you should check out Tailwaters Fly Fishing Company. They are the only fly fishing pro shop in Texas that also have an in house travel agency.
Scarves, wraps, shawls … call them what you will but they are one of the most adaptable items in a woman’s wardrobe. They can elevate a plain outfit into something truly special. Really wonderful scarves and shawls are a terrific investment and will add style to your wardrobe for years to come.
Are you looking for stylish gifts for men that are great value for money? Or maybe you’re a guy who is always on the lookout for the best. Whichever way, this is the page for you.
Peter Blake produced one of the most famous artworks of the twentieth century. Do you know what it is? Since that time, his work has become even more collectible and these gorgeous strictly limited editions are currently available.
The very name has always conjured up quality to me. Oh, and tradition – that’s hardly surprising because Elizabeth Arden was born in 1884. But yet the latest technology and ingredients are used in these products.
Ever dreamed of experiencing Italy like a local? How does a local living tour in Southern Tuscany sound? This is a holiday in Italy with a difference, an experience most tourists miss.
What a wonderful and unusual gift idea this is. If you have ‘the man (or woman) who has everything’ on your gift list then I’d be very surprised indeed if they have one of these conversation pieces.
I’m totally in love with just about every item on this website but especially the jewellery. What’s even better is that prices start at under $50. That doesn’t mean that quality is compromised though.
Where can you get the best Charlie Chaplin artwork? We know. There are (I think) thousands of options on this site. You can buy really inexpensive posters or artwork that is carefully mounted and framed.
Offered by the top store Selfridges, these Mulberry handbags are the height of British fashion and style. Choose from the tiny clutches so beloved of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge to the most elegant of weekenders; this collection has something for everyone.
Having a wonderful dinner party means setting a fabulous table. And have you ever noticed that it’s the small details that make special table? The excellent hostess always shows such taste when it comes to accessories.
Shop in style – anywhere in the world
When I was at college and we used to go to London, there was nothing I could afford in Harrods. However, in those days, it was possible to buy an apple in the food hall and, for an extra couple of pence, get a distinctive paper carrier bag in dark green with the familiar Harrods logo in gold.
Earrings are an inexpensive but luxurious way to add interest to any outfit. Arhaus is one of our favorite online jewelry retailers. (Although you’ll also find lots of other accessories and fashions at the site.)