High Priced Shopping: Gifts for the Celeb-Elite

Even celebrities stress over their holiday gift lists. Why? They’re shopping for other high-profile stars. Stars like Nicky Hilton, along with Nicole Richie, Mischa Barton, Mandy Moore and Jamie-Lynn Sigler got a jump start on their holiday shopping.

Check out some notable gifts for high rollers.

For the ladies, party dresses are en vogue. Pile on the sequins. Neiman Marcus boasts a scoop neckline spaghetti strap Stella McCartney number in pure silk retailing at $3,995, and a sequin-free silk Stella McCartney dress with an asymmetric neckline at $1,395.

For those not feeling up to sizing dresses, there’s always plenty of jewelry and accessories to choose from. These are the hottest new items:

Fragments for Neiman Marcus’ Crystal Shag necklace has a base metal setting adorned with Czech crystal stones, it’s priced modestly at $370.

Another hot piece of jewelry which is sure to become a hit trend is Fendi’s Goldtone cuff bracelet with a cutout interlocking F logo. It’s $250.

Some celebs might save this next item for themselves. It’s Judith Leiber’s Minaudiere clutch shaped like a panther. Fully beaded with black/blue/brown Austrian crystals, and the Leiber logo, this gem is priced at a whopping $5,495.

If they’re not banishing fur, some celebs might snag this coyote jacket for their BFFs. It’s a Gold/camel coyote natural fur spread collar with a hidden button front and three-quarter sleeves for $2,240.

For the men, move over Rolex, there’s a new pricey timepiece in fashion. It’s a one-of-a-kind watch made from Cermet, which is a mixture of ceramic and metal. It is the hardest man-made material on earth. The “Bat Bang” Hublot Limited Edition watch goes for $140,000.

If he wants to pump up the volume, Acoustic Energy Special Edition AE1 MkIII loudspeakers offer superb sound in a small space.  The internal wiring is spun from pure silver, and only 100 pairs are available starting at $5,000 per pair.

For unique gifts in arts and collectibles, designer Carlo Mollino’s Arabesque table, made of laminated plywood and glass is a rare item up for auction at Christie’s. It’s expected to bring in between $800,000 and $1.2 million!

If all else fails, guys love wheels. Especially a Harley. The next suped-up Harley clone is Triumph, a triple-cylinder masterpiece. It’s fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, and has a double overhead cam.

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