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,; CARROT & GIBBS white silk scarf, around $145, silk bow tie and cummerbund set, $165,; VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Midnight in Paris Pour Homme eau de parfum, 4.2 oz, $115, through Neiman Marcus,; RALPH LAUREN Collis velvet evening slippers, $650,; LOUIS VUITTON palladium-finished steel business-card case, $375,; GRAF VON FABER-CASTELL classic Anello fountain pen, $495,