When it comes to giving the perfect gift this season, narrowing down options can be tough. Do you go the more personal route, or go for trend-forward and bold? Choose something timeless, or perhaps something utterly luxe that they’d never buy for themselves? To simplify the process, we’ve tapped our frontline experts—the Barneys personal shoppers, from coast to coast—to scope out the best holiday picks, both in-store and online.

Jose Parron, Madison Avenue

“The perfect gift to receive is one that you’d rarely purchase for yourself but would treasure. Traveling and skincare are personal pleasures, and this set combines all of the best products from Tatcha. Perfectly curated, this gift lets any day become a private spa day. Why not give that special someone a gift that they will cherish continuously with every use? Plus, the compliments they’ll receive on their glowing skin will be an eternal thank you.”

TATCHA Tabi Ultimate Journey Set

Jennie Baek, Beverly Hills

“For the person who has everything, this gift set is both practical and luxurious. The fine cashmere feels amazing on the skin and helps keep the traveler cozy. The matching eye mask will help them get a little stylish shuteye during their flight. I love this season’s humorous version with the blinking eye or lighting bolt detail. The blanket folds up into a small rectangular pouch and hardly takes up any room in your carry-on or purse. It’s the perfect gift for any age or gender.”

BARNEYS NEW YORK Cashmere Travel Throw & Eye Mask Set

Sonya Benson, Madison Avenue

“This cult classic is everything and more. From the downtown chic woman to the very fancy lady, this bag can go everywhere for everyone. Delvaux is a definite archive for any fashion collector’s closet. I am crossing my fingers that this will be wrapped up for me, too, so I can add it to my personal collection. If I am not gifted this gem, I know it will be given to one of my clients that understands how truly special it is.”

DELVAUX Brilliant MM Satchel

Alexandra McGuigan, Boston

“The way that Nak Armstrong sets his stones is masterful—his creations make even the largest earring feel lightweight and easy to wear. Any woman on your list would absolutely adore these, and who doesn’t love this color palette?”

NAK ARMSTRONG Geometric Earrings

Agnes Bielska, Madison Avenue

“My holiday picks are Repossi cuff rings as they are both festive and timeless. It’s the perfect treat for women of all tastes and styles.”

REPOSSI Serti Sur Vide Triple-Band Ring

Marc Piatek, Madison Avenue

Pryma headphones offer a superb clarity of sound and are a great price point for the quality. Sharp and elegant, these are a step up from the typical headphones with Italian leather details. This gift is an all-around crowd-pleaser.”

PRYMA Headphones

Edward Teran, San Francisco

“Cashmere throws from The Elder Statesman make perfect holiday gifts. They are artful, huggable luxury that offer beauty, comfort, and unconditional love—perfect for the season of giving.”

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THE ELDER STATESMAN Framed Z Cashmere Throw

Nina Aversa, Chicago

“A choker is a wonderful addition to your jewelry collection and can be worn at any age. Specifically this piece from Ileana Makri is simple enough to stand alone and it can be layered with other pieces. I love her choice of ribbon and the fact that it is adjustable. Dress it up with an evening gown or down with casual outfits. It’s really a perfect gift.”

Available at select store locations / ILEANA MAKRI Black Ribbon Choker

Patrick Huang, Downtown

“The vibrant color of this piece makes it a special holiday gift, but still one that can be used all year round! It’s truly a bag that can withstand the test of time.”

DELVAUX Brillant MM Satchel

Robert Madrigal, Chicago

“Shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mother, sister, or best friend? These earrings are very special as they are just the right size and proportion. In this hue, they compliment on every skin tone and hair color.”

SIDNEY GARBER Plume Drop Earrings

Michelle Goodman, Beverly Hills

“I love to layer jewelry, and this cuff is a perfect addition to any client’s existing stack. Wear it with jeans or with a cocktail dress to a seasonal festivity. Happy Holidays to all!”

AMBRE VICTORIA White Diamond & Black Gold Cuff

Vera Ulisko, Madison Avenue

“This holiday, I’d recommend a signature, one-of-a-kind pair of earrings by Renee Lewis. The modern handcrafted statement adds a timeless diamond sparkle to any look. Any jewelry or art collector would enjoy this special gift, as they are a perfect and unique way to impress and say, ‘I love you’.”

RENEE LEWIS Shake Double-Drop Earrings

Sharyn Soleimani, Madison Avenue

“My pick for holiday gifting is this beautiful Monique Péan necklace. Keep charity in mind when shopping, as a portion from the proceeds of the collection are used to build clean water wells for countries in need.”

Similar MONIQUE PÉAN Fossilized-Dinosaur-Bone Pendant Necklace


Laura Mannix, Madison Avenue

“The perfect gift would be to juxtapose a classic Hermès watch with a pair of metallic deconstructed Golden Goose sneakers. This is for an amazing woman who enjoys luxury and individuality.”

GOLDEN GOOSE Women’s V-Star 2 Canvas Sneakers

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