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Classic perfume bottles

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Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles

We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and note how even the stoppers are carefully faceted to catch the light. They are available is a range of rich, jewel-like colors too.



Luxury spa gifts – we all deserve to be pampered

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Have your own wonderful spa day at home

The wonderful thing about giving a luxury spa gift basket is that they are suitable for everyone – from young girls to great-grandmothers, everyone enjoys being pampered. But are they just for the women in your life? No, guys need relaxation too! There’s something for everyone on this lovely website.



Luxury & tradition … perfumes by Penhaligon’s of London

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From the Victorian era to today…

William Penhaligon was the court perfumier to Queen Victoria. Today his company is still producing exquisite fragrances and now holds royal warrants from the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales and previous regular clients included Sir Winston Churchill. But this doesn’t mean that these fragrances are for men alone.



Fragrances for men at bargain prices

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Designer fragrances for men – bargains

The images you see here are indicative only because the range of fragrances for men at this online store changes all the time. Nevertheless, it is the place to pickup fabulous fragrances at the best possible price. You’ll find many more bargains too.



Design your own exquisite gemstone jewelry

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Start with designer jewelry and personalize it

Yes,on this fantastic website, you can select from a beautiful range of designer jewelry and then personalize it to suit your own tastes exactly. Have you ever seen a piece of wonderful jewelry and thought that you’d love it – except that it’s only available in silver and you prefer gold? Or maybe you’d like to select your own gemstones and mix and match? Now you can.



The beauty secrets of argan oil

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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.



Fine spa gifts from Gilchrist and Soames

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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.



Delicious and delightful luxury soaps to buy online

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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.



Beauty products from Elizabeth Arden

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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.



Are you using face oil?

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If you’re not using face oil, read on

It’s been a well-kept secret but no longer – for the best in skin care, be sure to use a great quality face oil. For quite some time, celebrities, beauticians and some of the most beautiful people in the world have been improving and refining their skin using pure, simple oils.



Health and Wellness Products and Gift Ideas

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We all know that taking care of ourselves and our loved ones is a priority.

At this outstanding website you’ll find a large selection of very unique items that will offer you a number of ways to maintain and offer great physical and mental health. Quite frankly, I haven’t seen a lot of these items and was pleasantly surprised by the selection of natural health, natural healing and wellness products.



The purest organic skincare

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Beautiful organic skincare products

You can see straight away how gorgeous the packaging is for this wonderful range and it well expresses the purity of this fabulous skincare range. All these lovely lotions are USDA certified but that’s not all. They are suitable for vegans and those who are concerned about animal welfare as no testing on animals takes place.



Armani fragrance gifts sets for men

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Armani fragrances for the man in your life

There was a time when gifts sets were almost a default choice for people who weren’t being terribly imaginative when looking at their gifts lists. Although always welcome, these items were never really seen as being particularly appealing. Today though, now that the absolute best designers are selling these super sets, the situation is very different.



Gift baskets always are a delight to receive and to give

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For all occasions
This site has a remarkable selection of beautiful gift baskets for any and all occasions.
You’ll find gift baskets for the baby, lovely fruit baskets, gourmet food baskets, and wine picnic baskets just to name a few…



Care for damaged hair

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Hair that is damaged needs special care and treatment.

Salon quality hair conditioners are the way to go when it comes to hair repair, and prevention of hair damage. We’ve found just the right hair treatments to help your hair recover… Create a lovely hair repair package by purchasing a great conditioner, a leave – in treatment, or a moisture duo pack.



For the best in hair curling and styling tools

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Only the best for your hair
An outstanding selection of the finest hairstyling and hair curling electrical appliances. Look no further than this site – which carries a large selection of high end salon quality styling wands, curlers, and appliances that create beautiful luscious locks. The latest hair curling tool by Babyliss is second to none.



Are you seeking the closest shave imaginable?

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Straight Razors are the answer

Every man should enjoy a barber giving him a shave with a straight razor. Nothing comes close to the feeling of a professional’s ministrations with a straight razor. When you can’t make it to the barber and shave parlor, the next best thing is a shave at home, like your grandfather’s grandfather use to do it.



Lookfanstastic has the beauty brands you’re looking for

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The top brands in hair, skin and body products used by professional hairstylist and make-up artists across the globe

Recognizable name brands such as Aveda, REDKEN, and ghd hair appliances are all found here…these are the luxury brands you can’t live or be without – worldwide shipping and ease in shopping makes this a one stop shop for all of your beauty and healthy living products a breeze!



Skin Care for Men – we choose the best

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Super skin care for men

We haven’t forgotten about men when it comes to skin care. We know how men are equally as concerned about skin care and anti-aging as women are. These fine products are made for men. Keeping your skin healthy, and maintaining a youthful fresh glow is important.



Yves St Laurent – award winning beauty and skin care products

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Innovative in design and innovation in ingredients

You’ll find these beauty products featured in high end fashion magazines like Allure, Elle, Harper’s Bazarr, and InStyle to name just a few…and why wouldn’t they be? A remarkable line that offers results deserves to be in the spotlight – as do you.



Professional Hair Care Products by PHYTO

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The best in hair care

Words like nourishing, hydrating, strengthening, and clinically proven – are only a few of the words that describe PHYTO hair products… more important than these words are the results that you’ll experience from using the most potent active ingredients from the botanical world to repair and maintain healthy hair.






Top Luxury Tastes Recommendations

These are our favorite luxury, stylish finds and gifts that we've discovered on the internet. All can be purchased online from the best retailers. We search the web for the best so you don't have to!

We are a small but dedicated team who delight in searching the internet for the best possible items from la creme of online stores so that you can treat yourself or buy deliciously tasteful and stylish gifts for your family and friends.

We hope you enjoy our carefully-curated selections!

Gourmet grilling

Grilling gets more and more sophisticated all the time and now, even the top manufacturers of kitchen and cuisine products are delighting us with...

Classic perfume bottles

Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles

We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and...

Ready for a new hobby?

Knitting: Your new pastime?

Fifty years ago every woman – and many men too – could knit.  And before that, women has spent their spare...

Ancient Greek sculptures

Ancient Greek sculpture replicas from the British Museum

Every room, no matter how it’s furnished and decorated, needs a solid, impressive something. What sort of...

Audrey Hepburn prints & posters

Audrey Hepburn – always a star

If you ask a number of people to name the most enduringly stylish film star many, if not most,...

Michael Schumacher artwork

One of the Formula One greats of all time – Michael Schumacher

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Formula One and...

Best quote wall decals

Instant motivational and fun decor for your home

Wall decals are incredibly popular these days and it’s easy to see why. There are decals available...

Gorgeous jewelry from Paula Mendoza

Fine jewelry using gold and emeralds from Colombia

Are you looking for a very special gift for a special lady? Then take a look at...

Angela Brazil books – vintage schoolgirl fiction

Art objects indeed – but a great read too

These volumes are now extremely collectible. If you didn’t read Angela Brazil books when you were...

Make sparkling water and energy drinks at home

A green and healthy option

I have always loved sparkling water. Somehow that fizz makes it more refreshing, especially when  a slice of lemon or...

Top movie posters

 

Everyone has a favorite movie

And they are an inexpensive and delightful way to decorate a room. They have the advantage of showing your personality...

Adventure Holidays to India
Adventure Holidays to India

Holidays to India have the potential to live with you for the rest of your life. There is absolutely no doubt...

Add style to your home with Marimekko

No stylish home is complete without Marimekko

I believe this. This company has long been admired by design aficionados and I always smile when I...

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