VUE 2017 Digital Gift Guide

Lifestyle

As if our print gift guide wasn’t enough, we’ve extended our luxury offerings and top picks for the holidays here on our blog. Because let’s face it, finding the right gift is always easier said than done. The debate between shopping online or at your favorite local retailer alone is enough to make one’s metaphorical jingle bells ring. But don’t fret, because for our first annual gift guide, we put together a comprehensive list of items which fall into categories that are a perfect fit for just about anyone in your life. Chances are, if you can’t find what you’re looking for here, well, let’s just say we all know where to find the ugly sweater section at the mall. We at VUE wish you all a Happy Holiday Season!

For the Tech Geek

DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller

Best Buy Paramus. Easily capture aerial views with the Mavic Pro camera drone that uses ultrasonic range finders and vision sensors to avoid any obstructions. $999.99.

Kicker Waterproof Bluetooth Earbuds

Kicker.com. The comfortable and stylish EB400 Earphone is engineered to fit active lifestyles for the city dwellers and commuters based in New Jersey and New York. $99.

Twelve South HiRise Duet

Twelvesouth.com. This luxe charging station powers your iPhone and Apple Watch simultaneously. Made from sleek metal and accented with napa leather, this tech piece features a lightning connector and watch charging disk so geeks everywhere never have to search for cables again don’t have to fuse with cables. $119.99.

Astell & Kern. AK240 Portable Hi-res Audio Player

Astellnkern.com. Portable high resolution audio player designed to play every beat exactly the way the artist intended. $1484.99.

 

PIQS Virtual Touch Projector in Silver

Amazon. PIQS. Portable, lightweight, and stylish projector perfect for most indoor and outdoor use. $549.

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones

Best Buy Paramus. Bose. Wireless waterproof headphones that were designed with your comfort in mind to provide quality sound without interfering wires. $250.

Logitech Harmony Universal Remote

Logitech.com.  The Harmony is every homeowner’s solution to being in control of your home. Pair your Harmony with Apple TV, Amazon Alexa, Roku, Sonos, Sony, and many more. Lower your blinds and dim your lights all with the use of one remote. $349.99.

For Her

Burberry Filcoupe Oversize Tartan Scarf

Saksfifthavenue.com. With its pop colors and fringe detail, this is Burberry’s updated take on the classic oversize scarf. Made in Endgland from wool and cashmere. $695.

Marc Cain Black/Floral Dress

Garden State Plaza- Marc Cain. A simple black dress with elongated sleeves, red floral print and lace embroidered hem. $430.Marc Cain Black Stingray Bag

Garden State Plaza- Marc Cain. A petite clutch with chain-link detailing. $860.

Diamond Cluster Necklace in 18kt White Gold

Sidney Thomas Jewelers Garden State Plaza or The Mall at Short Hills. Beautiful 11.75 carat ornate diamond necklace. $29,995.

Valentino Garavani. Mary Jane Quilted Rockstud Pump

Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza. Quilted nappa leather pumps with pointed metallic cap toe with leather lining and sole. $1,095.

For Him

The Strathmore Waterproof Car Coat

Missionworkshop.com. The Strathmore is an original take on the classic car coat updated with all the advantages of modern technical outerwear. $695.

Olukai Manoa Leather Shoes

Olukai.com. Unique and classy, these embossed leather kicks are the ultimate wardrobe staple for men. Features a patented drop-in heel designed to offer better shoe functionality. $110.

Todd Snyder Scarf

Toddsnyder.com. Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere Grey Buchanan Plaid Scarf, 100 percent cashmere hand-finished scarf. $179.

Chopard 44mm Mille Miglia GTS Chronograph Watch

Neiman Marcus Garden State PlazaMasculine self-winding chronograph movement watch that subtly resembles Mille Miglia racing cars with black rubber tire profile straps. $6,740.

Dakine Sawtooth Jacket

Dakine.com. Winter is here and that mean’s you’ll want to be prepared. Dakine’s Sawtooth coat features a tailored fit but above all, protects against the elements. Water resistant and fit for a day on the mountains, this coat will be your go to for the season. $450.

Forsake 2016 Hiker Boot

Forsake.com. The new 2016 Hiker features an updated waterproof membrane with improved breathability, an anti-microbial lining, and a luxurious anti-odor footbed. 129.95.

The Ton Up Jack Brown Jacket

Leatherandcotton.com. If you’re like some of us, you’re environmentally conscious. That’s why we chose Leather & Cotton’s Ton Up jacket in our gift guide. It’s made to feel like real leather but it’s actually faux – as close as you can get with out the cow. $159.

 

SWIMS Men’s Braided Lace Loafer

Nordstrom Garden State Plaza. SWIMS. Men’s Braided Lace Loafer in Deep Red/Navy. Revolutionized rain footwear and boat shoes made out of nylon, rubber and mesh. $160.

State Optical CLARK Sunglasses

Stateopticalco.com. CLARK Sunglasses. This piece honors bold eye wear tastes  and embodies the city of Chicago’s classic style. Comes in a rich coffee color which fades to silver, deep midnight is highlighted by rust and henna. Ideal for sun in any season. $417.

For the EntertainerFour Roses 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch

FourRosesBourbon.com. There’s no better time of year to pick up a limited Bourbon batch straight from Four Roses Distillery in Kentucky. This batch three of Four Roses’ unique Bourbon recipes. $130.

Brazos River 14’ Pro-Style Shuffleboard Table

Playcraft.com. Brazos River 14’ Pro-Style Shuffleboard Table in solid hardwood shuffleboard table with traditional scoring pattern and a set of 2 3/8“ premium weights. $4,575.

Nate Cotterman Cube Glass

NateCotterman.com. Nate Cotterman. The Cube Glass. Handmade to order in studio, this whiskey glass comes with a built-in ice cube for optimal cooling. $90 per glass.

Nate Cotterman Flow Decanter

NateCotterman.com. Nate Cotterman. Flow Decanter. Designed to enhance your wines look, taste and smell, this handblown decanter can also double as a modern décor piece. $198.

CAMUS Extra Dark & Intense Gift Set

Cognac-expert.com. CAMUS Cognac. Extra Dark & Intense 700ml. An award-winning aromatic and intense spirit from one of France’s top Cognac houses. $633.

Vintage 2014 Cabernet from Palmaz Winery

Straight from the innovative Palmaz Winery in Napa Valley, this 2014 vintage exhibits a unique exuberance upon release. The vintage features fresh notes of red plum and currant are enlivened with luscious notes of praline and cocoa. The combination of these aromas evoke images of a warm inviting confectioner’s workshop enticing the child in you to step heedlessly in. $159.99

Nespresso Expert

Nespresso.com. Freshly brewed Coffee and authentic Espresso with cream at the touch of a button, thanks to the revolutionary Centrifusion and bar code reading technologies. $230.00.

For the Traveler

The Cadre Overnight Duffle

Missionworkshop.com. The Cadre Overnight Duffle Bag: This medium sized duffle is perfect for everything from short trips to long weekend retreats. Bag features Arkiv Modular System as well. Available in 4 colors. $235.

Jetsmarter Gift Card

Jetsmarter.com. Take to the skies with this gift card for Jetsmarter products and services.

G-Ro Carry-On Bag

G-ro.com. The ultimate all-terrain luggage equipped with dual USB ports and luggage tracking for smarter travelling. $399.

GoPro HERO6 Black

Best Buy Paramus. The most innovative camera of its kind, the GoPro HERO6 features touch zoom, speedy smartphone transfer and improvements in image quality and video stabilization. $499.

Mara Passport Cover

Smythson.com. Smythson. Mara Passport Cover in Winter Berry. A sleek calf leather cover to house your passport safely and stylishly. $285.

Aer Travel Pack

Aerst.com. Winner of the 2017 Carry Awards Best Carry-On Backpack, the Aer Travel Pack has compartments for all of your immediate essentials. $220.

For the Athlete

PriorityBicycles.com. Priority Continuum Onyx. Low maintenance commuter bike, featuring reflective sidewalls on tires and a Dynamo head and tail light. $999.

VesselBags.com. Vessel Bags. Player Custom Golf Bag. Custom bag featuring magnetic rangefinder pouch and Vessel’s exclusive lockable pocket. $380.

Cobragolf.com. Cobra Golf. F7 Driver. This club allows golfers to track their distance while playing with the Cobra Connect sensor inside the grip. $349.

SmithOptics.com. Smith. I/07 Goggles. Single-pivot release lens and fog-free snowboarding goggles featuring integration with Smith helmets. $200.

For the Home

Le Creuset Set of 3 Serving Dishes

Lecreuset.com. Platters for serving at home, available in Cerise, White, Caribbean and Multi. Exterior enamel features a steady grip and will no get marked up by metal. $168.

Le Creuset 4 Piece Scandinavian Bakeware Set

Lecreuset.com. Bakeware set that features a mid-century/modern aesthetic, best used for entertaining and home occasions. Available in Cerise, Oyster and Marine. $150.

Simple Human Dish Rack

Simplehuman.com. Simple Human has mastered the functions of modern day living, and their steel frame dish rack is no exception. Features an innovative drainage system and Swivel spout. $80.

Atmosphere SKY Air Treatment System

Atmosphereair.com.  This air system is the best HEPA air purifier on the market. In addition to its ability to keep contaminants from the air in your home, it also reduces odors from cooking, pets, mildew, chemicals and more. $1699.

The Asado Cooker

Coyoteoutdoor.com. Coyote Outdoor. Heat-resistant ceramic allows this outdoor cooker to serve as both a smoker and a grill. $1,199 (pedestal sold separately $199).

Coyote Outdoor Electric Grill

Coyoteoutdoor.com. Coyote Outdoor. Electric Grill. An indoor/outdoor tabletop grill made from stainless steel for endurance and performance. $799.

Crock-Pot – The Original Slow Cooker

Crock-Pot.com. It’s not secret that the Crock-Pot has established itself as a 21st Century kitchen staple. Everyone’s favorite slow cooker has evolved over the years and is easier than ever to use. $79.99.

Calphalon Premier Space Saving Cookware

Williams-Sonoma.com. The struggle to have high quality cookware and save space is one many urban dwellers are familiar with. Calphalon’s 10-piece, anodized-aluminium space saving set are designed to nest neatly in one another. $600.

Dual Rectangular Step Can by Simple Human

SimpleHuman.com. This dual compartment bin by Simple Human is the solution to sort for trash and recyclables. Features a patented lid shox to ensure a smooth and quiet close. $200. Leesa Sapira Mattress

Leesa.com. A hybrid mattress that combines high-performance pocket-spring coils and premium foam layers for a better night’s sleep. $1,275.

Brooklinen Classic Hardcore Sheet Bundle

Brooklinen.com. Brooklinen Premium sheet set. A comfy sheet set for softness and warmth, made from lightweight cotton percale. $198.

Dreampad Pillow

Dreampadsleep.com. This pillow uses modern science to get you a better night’s sleep, the ultimate solution for those sleepless nights–especially during the holiday season. Available in Memory, Medium, Firm and Slim (Travel). $149-$179.

For the Decorator

West Elm Spun Metal Standing Planter in Brass

West Elm Paramus & Hoboken. West Elm. Spun Metal Standing Planter – Brass. West Elm Brass Planter. A brass finished planter with a slim, X-shaped base; ideal for modern design schemes. $79, $99.

Judy Jackson Stoneware Vases

West Elm Paramus & Hoboken. West Elm. Judy Jackson Stoneware Vases. A set of three functional and modern ceramic vases handmade by New York-based artist Judy Jackson. $129.

Ethan Allen Geo Symmetric Table Lamp

Ethan Allen River Edge. Ethan Allen. Geo Symmetric Table Lamp. This lamp brings classic lines and modern flair together with its contemporary laser-etched fretwork pattern in polished nickel. $499.

For the Beauty Expert

Spa Technologies Marine Repair Cream

Fountain Spa The Shops at Riverside. Spa Technologies. Marine Repair Cream. An anti-aging moisturizer with seaweed extracts, hexapeptides, arctic peptides and antioxidants to firm skin and reduce wrinkles. $99.

Spa Technologies Oxygen Renewal Complex

Fountain Spa The Shops at Riverside. Spa Technologies. Oxygen Renewal Complex. Vitamin C and pure liquid oxygen work together to brighten skin and reduce inflammation. $180.

Biologique Recherché. P50 Lotion

Etualé Skin Care Center in Tenafly. Biologique Recherché P50 Lotion. Great for balancing your pH levels while gently exfoliating and hydrating your skin. $65.

Tom Ford Soleil Eye and Cheek Palette

Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza. Tom Ford Soleil Eye and Cheek Palette. A mix of four shadows, highlighter and blush—this gold and ivory encased palette makes for the perfect accessory. $155.

By VUE NJ