Truly meaningful gifts always take into consideration not just the inner desires but also the personal needs of the recipient. With these parameters in mind, we selected the fashionable — and functional — pieces found on the following pages. From exotic-skinned bags, belts, and briefcases to fancifully detailed scarves and warm woolen mittens, here are just a few of our favorite things.


On Location at the residence of Chris and Jane Lamon

Zilli cashmere/chinchilla top coat, $9,400, zilli.fr; CARROT & GIBBS white silk scarf, around $145, silk bow tie and cummerbund set, $165, greatbows.com; VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Midnight in Paris Pour Homme eau de parfum, 4.2 oz, $115, through Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com; RALPH LAUREN Collis velvet evening slippers, $650, poloralphlauren.com; LOUIS VUITTON palladium-finished steel business-card case, $375, louisvuitton.com; GRAF VON FABER-CASTELL classic Anello fountain pen, $495, www.graf-von-faber-castell.com