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Buy Side from WSJ “The Best Luxury Gifts for Women for Milestone Occasions “

I was thrilled to be asked by the Wall Street Journal to contribute to this article on luxury gifts. Anyone can stamp a logo on something, but which gifts are beautiful, practical, and useful?

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Published April 26, 2024 10:04 am ET

By Jeremy Freed

A classic leather clutch is a must for weddings, galas and other high-style events, says Lani Inlander, the Washington, D.C.-based owner and chief stylist at Real Life Style, and the Saint Laurent Uptown YSL Pouch in Grained Leather is her choice for any occasion or outfit. “It’s the one-and-done choice for a classic black evening clutch,” she says. For a luxury accessory more suited to casual occasions, Inlander praises the versatility and wool-lined comfort of Gucci’s Princetown Slippers, which she hails as “the perfect transitional shoe” and “a modern classic.” 

YSL Uptown Clutch, $675

Gucci Princetown Shearling Leather Mules, $799

(1) Comment

  1. Love this. I have a suggestion for luxury and entry level luxury jewelry crafted by an award winning designer who studied at Van Cleef & Arpel who creates sublime custom and European inspired jewelry in West Virginia with shops in Winchester, Virginia and Paris ( not Virginia).

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