63rd - 69th Streets
From 63rd to 69th Streets, architectural and ecclesiastical landmarks mix with posh shops and boutiques.
HOLIDAY GIFT PICKS
These gorgeous items do good and are guaranteed to make anyone on your list happy.
ROMA DRESS AND ANA HANDBAG
Inspired by the Victorian era, Anne Fontaine’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection features velvet, jacquard, and arabesque motifs. The Roma dress ($495) includes details like a removable collar in off-white crepe and macramé cuffs around the sleeves, and pairs perfectly with the Ana handbag ($550) in black leather. 837 Madison Ave., 212-988-8081; annefontaine.com
NEW RETRO S04 WATCH
From de Grisogono’s New Retro timepiece collection, which is distinguished by panoramic faces and vintage finishes, the S04 Watch ($85,900) features 303 emeralds set in white gold and a signature galuchat strap. 824 Madison Ave., 212-439-4220; degrisogono.com
SILK NO BLESSE
Made from luxurious silk jacquard with a 100 percent silk lining, the Silk Noblesse smoking jacket ($2,768) can easily transition from day to evening. Plus, as formalwear, it functions as an alternative to the traditional black tuxedo jacket. 803 Madison Ave., 212-570-0050; laperla.com
EVENING BELLES LUCINDA
The Madison Ave. Collection Evening Belles Lucinda ($598), a silk satin clutch adorned with a large bejeweled bow and 14k goldplated hardware, is made in small batches for extra-exclusivity. 789 Madison Ave., 212-988-0259; katespade.com
L’ELIXIR DES GLACIERS LIMITED EDITION TRIBUTE TO LALIQUE
Exclusive to Spa Valmont at Hotel Plaza Athénée, L’Elixir des Glaciers Limited Edition Tribute to Lalique ($785) features the skincare brand’s antiaging facial line housed in a red lacquered box outfitted with a Lalique crystal cabochon. 37 E. 64th St., 212-606-4675; plaza-athenee.com/spa-and-fitness/spa-valmont
MULTI COLOR SMALL SLOUCHY SATCHEL
Made from soft pebbled leather, the Slouchy Satchel ($495) is detailed with vibrantly striped, removable tassels for an understated pop of color. 797 Madison Ave., 212-510-8371; toryburch.com