Holiday Gift Guide: It’s a Sign

Why leave holiday shopping to chance? We used our fortune-telling prowess to predict the gifts your future holds.

Styling by Kara Butterfield
Photographs by Bruce Peterson
Produced by Loren Savini

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The crystal ball says go for sparkle.

1. Iittala “Essence” glass decanter, $115, Lekker.
2. Ted Muehling for Lobmeyr diamond-cut-glass water pitcher, $658, E. R. Butler & Co.
3. Schott Zwiesel “Glace” glass martini glasses, $60 each, Didriks.
4. Large sterling silver, rhodium, and 18-karat-gold earrings with pavé diamonds, $4,995, Chic to Chic.
5. Ted Muehling for Lobmeyr diamond-cut-glass double old-fashioned tumbler, $545, E. R. Butler & Co.
6. “Woodbury” glass clock, $100, Simon Pearce.
7. Marina and Susanna Sent “Ariel” glass-and-sterling-silver necklace, $120, MoMa Store.
8. Iittala “Vitriini” large glass box, $75, Didriks.
9. “London” crystal decanter, $325, Waterford.
10. Lalique “2 Anemones” crystal perfume bottle, $1,450, Christofle.


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The tarot cards point to gold.

1. Jo Sampson “Rebel” metal-and-crystal salt-and-pepper shakers, $75, Waterford.
2. ­Serafina brass cheese knives, $75 for three, Hudson.
3. J. L. Coquet “Hemisphere Gold” china dinner plate, $234, Shreve, Crump & Low.
4. Frends metallic-leather headphones with embellished gold-tone filigree, Swarovski crystals, and faux pearls, $8,895, Dolce & Gabbana.
5. Tom Dixon “Form” polished spun-brass jug, $140, Suite NY.
6. “Lantern Gourd” porcelain vase with gold glaze, $98, Jonathan Adler.
7. Estée Lauder “Golden Nights” limited-edition powder compact with Swarovski crystals, $295, Neiman Marcus.
8. “Lara” 18-karat-gold-plated-brass-and-acrylic clutch, $1,595, Edie Parker.
9. 24-karat-gold-plated snake magnifying glass, $135, L’Objet.
10. Miriam Haskell large beetle necklace, $912, Patch NYC.
11. Martell L’Or de Jean Martell cognac in crystal decanter, $3,900, Brix Wine Shop.
12. “Meisterstück Solitaire Geometric Dimension” midsize gold-plated ballpoint pen, $1,215, Montblanc.
13. Valentino “Rockstud” metallic leather pumps, $1,045, Neiman Marcus.


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Silver is in your stars.

1. “Ti Road” titanium road bike, $14,000, Firefly Bicycles.
2. “Beoplay A9” speaker, $2,699, Bang & Olufsen.
3. “Go Speedster Racer, Go!” steel ride-on car, $119, Land of Nod.
4. “Evoluo Deluxe” espresso machine, $249, Nespresso.
5. Alessi “Cactus” stainless-steel-and-glass mug, $82, Didriks.
6. Creative Candles 12-inch metallic tapers, $16 per pair, Didriks.
7. Polished-nickel-plated candle-holder squirrel, $65, Lekker.
8. Stella McCartney “Falabella” mini leather tote bag, $1,090, Neiman Marcus.
9. “Belgravia” leather high-top trainers, $895, Jimmy Choo.
10. “Tegra-Lite” expandable packing case, $895, Tumi.
11. “Ruth” polyurethane sneakers, $62.50, Michael Kors.
12. “How to Live” leather tote, $210, December Thieves.
13. Simple Things alpaca scarf, $90, Michelle Willey.

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Your palm reading says leather is lucky.

1. Leather messenger bag, $1,450, Bottega Veneta.
2. Design Toscano porcelain palmistry hand figurines, $28 each, AllModern.
3. Lemon Ball leather-stitched baseball, $40, Good.
4. “Artemesia” cashmere-lined kid-leather gloves, $109, Sermoneta Gloves.
5. Handstitched leather luggage tag, $195, Peng Bags by Meichi Peng.
6. Leather dog collar, $280, and leash, $550, both Peng Bags by Meichi Peng.
7. Undostrial “2nd Skin” leather glasses, $925, Lunette Optic.
8. “The Perfect Wallet” leather wallet, $78, Ball and Buck.
9. Prada Saffiano-leather wallet, $360, Neiman Marcus.
10. “Snap” leather tray, $49, Diseño.
11. Patek Philippe stainless steel chronograph with sapphire-crystal case back and alligator wristband, $95,400, Tourneau.
12. Suede pumps, $790, Gucci.
13. Balenciaga “Giant 12” lambskin buckle bracelet, $215, Neiman Marcus.
14. Leather necklace with gold-tone detail, $56, Mohr & McPherson.
15. Creed logo-etched leather atomizer, $200, Neiman Marcus.
16. GamFratesi for Skultuna medium “Karui” tray with leather insert, $188, Suite NY.
17. “Le Foulonné” leather passport cover, $60, Longchamp.
18. Faux-leather elephant bookend, $55, DwellStudio.