1) Keeping Time in Style
The Swatch Right Track Blue dress watch, part of the Irony Chrono Automatic family of watches, is equal parts style and function. It features a croc-embossed leather strap with contrast stitching and a transparent case that lets you peek at the Swiss-made automatic movement. ($370)
2) Richly Fashioned
Made with a blend of Dominican and Honduran tobaccos, Room101 is a limited special edition medium bodied cigar from Camacho Cigars, a division of Davidoff, in partnership with Room101 designer Matt Booth. Offered in six formats with a Semilla 101 wrapper specially crafted for this line.
3) Spectacular Pieces
African American designer Cerese Dâ€™s, handcrafted dramatic pieces are constructed from pearls, Swarovski crystals and semiprecious stones such as the Egyptian scarab with smoky quartz ($625);Â and million-year-old amber from Colombia and enhanced with smoky quartz ($1,420).
4) A Musical Masterpiece
Jay-Zâ€™s latest hit: his collaboration with Skull Candy on the Roc Nation Aviator headphones. With polycarbonate speaker housing and a spring hinge for a contoured fit, these headphones donâ€™t just look and feel good; the 40mm full-range enhanced audio driver ensures premium sound as well. Available in white, black, or brown for $149.95.
5) A Fantastical Toast
In 15th century Poland the legendary alchemist Sendivogius created a magical vodka to be enjoyed by King
Sigismund III and his royal court. Its folklore has inspired everything from the rich blend of wheat, barley, and rye that comprises Uâ€™Luvka Vodka to its romantic design. As a gift, it simply encourages
6) Mood Lighting
With blends of sandalwood, orange blossom, mahogany, and jasmine, lifestyle expert Monica von Neumann has introduced a signature line of elegantly adorned candles in four scents made from hand-poured soy wax and promising 70 hours of burn time. $38.50
7) A Jazzy Celebration
Classics by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Hubert Laws, and George Benson among many others are compiled on 39 tracks and four CDs of CTI Records: The Cool Revolution. Itâ€™s a 40th anniversary retrospection of a premier label known for smart marketing that also respected the art of jazz. It was the No. 1 jazz label in 1974. $49.99
8) Road Rave
Introduced to the United States only a year ago, the Mercedes AMG Driving Academy offers four levels of programs that put its drivers through intensive road performance and competitive entertainment. Itâ€™s fun, informative, and your guest will walk away with driving skills for a lifetime.
9) Card Carrying Access
Piaggio Aeroâ€™s P 180 Avanti II excels in performance and style, and yet maintains lower operating costs than other jets in its categoryâ€”a savings passed on to the customerâ€”and burns 40% less fuel. Avantair (http://www.avantair.com), the exclusive fractional provider to the aircraft, offers membership opportunities that begin at $65,000, including fuel.