57th - 62nd Streets
The first stretch of Madison offers celebrity haunts and neighborhood favorites.
HOLIDAY GIFT PICKS
These gorgeous items do good and are guaranteed to make anyone on your list happy.
BAYSWATER BAG IN OXBLOOD DEEP EMBOSSED CROC PRINT
Considered a Mulberry bag icon, the Bayswater ($1,920) is a classic shoulder bag brought up to date with beautiful leather finishes like this deep embossed croc print. 605 Madison Ave., 212-256-0632; mulberry.com
GRACIE COLOR BLOCK TOTE
Lightweight and luxurious, the Gracie tote ($1,190) fuses essential functionality with elegant craftsmanship. 667 Madison Ave., 212-980-1550; 790 Madison Ave., 212-452-4685; michaelkors.com
From the Style Icons Series by Morgenthal Frederics, the Tyra ($465) pairs classic styling with elite technology. The glamorous piece is handcrafted in Japan from lightweight beta-titanium and thin-gauge acetate. 680 Madison Ave., 212-838-3090; 944 Madison Ave., 212-744-9444; morgenthalfrederics.com
ELTON JOHN MUSIC IS LOVE FOR LALIQUE
To benefit Elton John’s AIDS foundation, the French lifestyle company and master of crystal has collaborated with the entertainer on a collection of decorative items, which includes three limited-edition crystal pieces: a standing angel ($1,800), a red heart ($1,800), and a clear heart ($1,200). 609 Madison Ave., 212-355-6550; eltonjohnmusicislove.lalique.com
GOLF JACKET AND ARCELIA DRESS
The knitwear company specializes in clothing made in its namesake material, qiviuk, a superfine fiber from the innerdown of the musk ox. The ultralight yet warm golf jacket ($2,600, left) and Arcelia dress ($1,275 , right ) are both handcrafted with the precious fiber. 40 E. 58th St., 212-826-3388; qiviuk.com