If you haven’t decided what to buy your loved ones for Christmas Gifts this year – and you have very deep pockets – then the Neiman Marcus Christmas catalogue could provide some ideas. The luxury catalogue offers a lavish array of gifts for the wealthy.
At over six foot high, five feet wide, and four feet deep, this mouth-watering real-life gingerbread house could be yours for a whopping $15,000 (£9,400). It is made of gingerbread, royal icing, lollipops, cookies and gum drops and has been created by New York’s most famous sweet shop, Dylan’s Candy Bar
If you feel like making more a statement this year, how about a Dale Chihuly pool installation? The internationally renowned artist creates elaborate designs in glass, from room-sized hanging chandeliers to vibrant outdoor architectural installations and glass gardens, to the Crystal Trees of Light at the White House. This luxury gift offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: a privately commissioned Chihuly art installation measuring up to 22 feet by 12 feet – at the bottom of your swimming pool – transforming your pool into a world-class private work of art. This costs $1,500,000 (£950,000)
With a 48-foot by 12-foot open floor plan and 7-foot high interior ceiling, the MetroShip Houseboat has been designed and built as an intimate luxury loft that just happens to float. The living area includes a next-generation media centre with Bang & Olufsen stereo, high-definition projector, Nintendo Wii gaming console, and Sony LCD flat-screen monitor for movies, computer, gaming, and Internet projection. This costs $250,000 (£157,000)
50th Anniversary His And Hers Charm Bracelet. Master jewellers crafted it from 11 marquise-cut diamonds. These are naturally coloured diamonds and include richly hued pink, blue and orange diamonds. The centrepiece diamonds have micro-pave settings and are surrounded by 18-carat white and yellow gold. The charms are worn on a classic link bracelet with a diamond lobster claw clasp. Only one will ever be made and costs $248,000 (£156,000)
This gift offers the chance for two to immerse themselves in Marfa in Texas, America’s artiest town. A personal concierge will create a one-of-a-kind experience of three days and four nights. This costs $9,500 (£6,000) per couple
Danny Ferrington handmade gourd ukulele. Since 1975, Danny Ferrington has been handcrafting custom string instruments for stars like George Harrison, Johnny Depp, Keith Richards, and Chrissie Hynde. For this exclusive commission, he will create a classic four-string concert ukulele for $6,000 (£3,800)
Tory Burch Trike. A family chariot for three hand-built by Worksman Cycles. The American company invented the delivery tricycle in 1898 for ice cream vendors, and has been manufacturing a variety of durable bikes in New York City ever since. This is the cheapest item on the list, at just $4,500 (£2,800)