The Finer Things: the Agency’s Holiday Gift Guide

The Finer Things: the Agency’s Holiday Gift Guide

Selecting a gift for the person who has everything is no simple task. For The Agency’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, we’ve curated a selection of the most collectible items, each designed to delight. Whether for a distinguished traveler, your four-legged best friend or the host with the most, these special gifts will impress the most discerning lovers of fine things on your list.

For the Avid Explorer

Gift the opportunity to travel to the deepest corners of the ocean through a richly illustrated collector-level book. Recently presented by premier global publisher Phaidon, Ocean: Exploring the Marine World takes readers through the world’s oceans and seas through more than 300 images of art, history, oceanography, marine biology and more. This rare edition is ideal for explorers and collectors—and also shines as a coffee table centerpiece. Bonus holiday cheer, PHAIDON20 gets you 20% off purchases. Phaidon / $65.00

For the One Who Loves Comfort

A comfortable companion anyone will love, Jenni Kayne’s Tahoe Cashmere Throw is made from 100% cashmere and takes at-home luxury to a whole new level. An ideal gift for the homebody who needs a bit more warmth this holiday season, these throws pair perfectly with a hot toddy and a crackling fire. JenniKayne / $495

For Your Four-Legged Best Friend

We’re firm believers that decorative items can serve a utilitarian purpose, too. This one-of-a-kind dog bowl designed by Athena Calderone in collaboration with The Wooden Palate beautifully unites form and function. Crafted by hand from beautiful ebonized oak, the sleek bowl is a sartorially smart stocking stuffer for your furry family. After all, dogs (and their owners) deserve good design, too. Athenacalderone / $225 per bowl 

For the Host with the Most

Inspired by the basalt columns of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, these candle holders showcase hollis+morris’ trademark integrations of solid wood and metal. While holiday candles themselves make wonderful-smelling gifts, their lifespan is fleeting. This hand-crafted candle holder is a gift that lasts forever and serves as a stylish addition to any holiday tablescape for entertaining this season. hollis+morris / $260

For the Golf Pro on the Go

Fact: Everybody needs a durable, good-looking travel bag. Whether you’re hopping on a plane for pleasure or a last-minute year-end work trip, the UGB by Stitch Golf is a two-in-one duffle bag that makes life easier during this hectic season. This timeless, classic bag converts from a duffle to a garment bag with one zipper—perfect for a holiday visit, weekend getaway or business trip. Customizable and available in leather. StitchGolf / Up to $420

For the Hopeful Romantic

Allow us to introduce Lilanur Parfums, India’s first modern luxury fragrance house. Not only does it pass the test with elite parfum-lovers but no one else is wearing it (yet). Exclusive to Bergdorf Goodman and Harrods, LilaNur Parfums can be gifted to your amour as a kind of scented love letter and worn as luminous, deeply hydrating body oils. Derived from majestic flora and rooted in olfactive heritage, LilaNur Parfums present pure, intense scents in beatific, display-worthy bottles. Lilanur/ $435/1oz.

For the Home Barista

Give the gift of café-quality cappuccinos from the comfort of home without sacrificing counter space, convenience or style. With an elegant, modern design and the ability to install nearly anywhere (no special water lines needed), Wolf Built-In Coffee Systems can be integrated seamlessly into a kitchen or office. Add a cup warming drawer for added indulgence for your favorite at-home barista-in-training. Subzero-wolf / Starts at $4,155
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