Money is not a measure of how much someone means to you, but gifting your friends and family with luxurious items (that they wouldn't necessarily get for themselves) certainly won't hurt. 

Decorator's Notebook Bespoke Bathroom Set 

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These bathroom essentials will give any vanity countertop a luxe upgrade. Handmade in Italy and set in dark horn and black laquer, they rid you off gaudy packagings and the commonly-used mason jars. These retail from $190 to $455, and are available at Decorator's Notebook

Diptyque Baies Hourglass Diffuser 

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Who doesn't love a Diptyque scent? Combining hourglass with diffuser, this Diptyque novelty is an alternative to the candle and works without heat or electricity. A rose and blackurrant leaves scent will flow through drop by drop when you flip it over. It's estimated to last for two and a half months and retails for $227 at Escentials.

Nescafe Gold Blend Barista

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There's bound to be a coffee-addict on your list. The Nescafe Gold Blend Barista will help meet his daily quota of Cappuccinos and other coffee styles – he'll thank you for it – using Nescafe's latest blend of soluble coffee with added micronised roast and ground coffee beans. It retails for $99 (a festive price, instead of the usual $149!) and is available at all major supermarkets.

Armaggan Fasade Marble Vase Set

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ARMAGGAN practices the traditional techniques of Turkish craftsmenship, and to receive one of its limited edition homeware pieces is to support a craft and years of heritage. This marble set features covers decorated in Rumi patterns, and is inspired by the culture of Anatolian civilisations – and a masterpiece to hand down through generations! Prices start from $2475, at Edit Lifestyle

Happy Plugs Sound Piece

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Great technology does not necessarily come in fashion-forward designs, but not the Happy Plugs Sound Piece. The compact wireless speaker – which also functions as a conference speaker, speakerphone, and a power bank – is available in colour sets that suit any mood, interior, or personality. Go for elegant marble or a gold/white combo. It retails for $329 and is available on the Atlas e-Store.

Diesel with Seletti Drinking Glass Set 

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These are definitely not your everyday glassware. Inspired by the gears and cogs of machinery, the Machine Collection by Seletti with Diesel is a combination of luxury and edginess. Handcrafted, every imperfection in the collection adds to its unique character. A set of 3 pieces retails for $70, at XTRA

Christelle Apothecary Clear Glass Table Lamp

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Glamour and beauty comes in the form of this understated apothecary glass table lamp! Perfect for the house-proud, the slender glass body and off-white linen shade will suit most interiors. The LED bulb is also thrifty on energy consumption! It retails for $231.20, on Finn Avenue.

Tom Dixon Plum Ice Bucket

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This Tom Dixon barware series brings drinking to a whole new level. Formed out of copper and handcut glass, this home accessory is sophisticated and functional – and sure to be a conversation starter! The Plum Ice Bucket retails for $720, at XTRA.

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