Fabulous Holiday Wish List 2011

One of our favorite traditions here at JC Report is our Fabulous Holiday Wish List. A unique insight into the tastes and cravings of top trendsetters on our radar, it’s a covetable compendium that includes everything from gem-encrusted purses to far-flung adventures. Whether you’re still searching for gifts or enjoying a little fantasy shopping for yourself, this list is sure to offer plenty of inspiration for the holiday season.

CelineValery Demure
Owner, Valery Demure
London

A holiday in Norway. A sliced black and white pearl necklace by Melanie Georgacopoulos. The orange fluo python box bag by Celine.

“Supreme Skateboards” by Damien Hirst Steven Rojas
Social Media Director, GrandLife
New York

“Supreme Skateboards” by Damien Hirst (15 x 32 1/4 inches). [It's a] custom printed skateboard deck stamped with his signature and produced by Supreme.

Judith Leiber polar bear swarovski clutchLinlee Allen
PR / Consultant / Writer / Multi-Tasker
Los Angeles

Amazeballs SASQUATCHfabrix crazy low sneakers. Reading room wallpaper from Anthropologie. A Liza Minnelli polaroid. A Judith Leiber polar bear swarovski clutch. Any of the A-grade, Tibetan-woven rug designs featured in the new Melbourne exhibition In The Gardens. An incredibly cool and ultra-funky New Years Eve in Los Angeles at Caulfield’s / The Thompson Beverly Hills. First class travel forevermore between Los Angeles and Melbourne.

Proenza Schoeler medium ps1 bagMarcia Patmos
Designer, M.Patmos

New York

I would like a personal assistant. Also a bright pink iPhone case because I always lose my black one among all of my black clothing. And of course world peace, women’s and human and gay rights everywhere, no hydrofracking, jobs for everyone, etc. And the nude color Proenza Schoeler medium ps1 bag.

Chloë Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Vision Denim bomberJulia Frakes
Writer, Model
New York

First and foremost, please honor friends and loved ones by making a tribute gift to Pathfinder International in their name! Your contribution can change—and even save—the lives of women and families around the globe. On a more personal note, Chloë Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Vision Denim bomber. Charlotte Olympia kitty flats. Tsumori Chisato a/w ’11 eyeglasses. Henrik Vibskov multicoloured rug from Anntian featuring a pattern design. What it Means to be a Democrat by George McGovern. Rochas printed purple wool-silk tunic dress with distorted foliage print. “Resist” by Alex Gross 22 x 15 inch print. Keds at Opening Ceremony dog cardigan. Pilgrimage by Annie Leibovitz and Doris Kearns Goodwin. Rodarte coffee table book by Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Catherine Opie and Alec Soth. Charles Anastase Lulu Dress. Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit. Liberty print suitcase in Mauverina Tana Lawn fabric. Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero by Chris Matthews. Opening Ceremony Peter Pan velvet dress. The Art Museum by Phaidon Press Hardcover. Creatures of Comfort springtime English countryside print button-down shirt. J.W. Anderson paisley collar crop shirt. Olympia le Tan peas-in-a-pod hairclip with cotton felt embroidered beans from Colette. Pamela Love rosebud dagger rosary from Jane Leslie & Co. Proenza Schouler knit long-sleeve pullover. Truth, Beauty and Goodness Reframed: Educating the Virtues of the Twenty-First Century by Harvard’s Dr. Howard Gardner (b. Scranton, PA). Lindsey Thornburg trench cloak with hood in “Raven” Pendleton blanket. Two large wood toggles. Red, white, and blue knit hat benefitting Obama for America. “Bethlehem: Raise” pigment print (edition of 3) by Chadwick Tyler.

Bvlgari watchBliss Lau
Jewelry Designer

New York

If I am going to covet anything this holiday season it may as well be a piece of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry—this serpent wrap Bvlgari watch is just spectacular. My other gift to myself was a trip to (my home) Honolulu and a visit to Doris Duke’s Shangri La (I’ve just booked a private tour). Did you know she has a wall on the side of the house that literally sinks into the ground to open her living room up to the outdoors? The house is brilliant. The last item on my wish list is an original movie poster from Nosferatu the Vampyre just found it on Ebay—now I just need to find a haunting vintage frame to hang it in.

Heath platesJasmin Shokrian
Designer

Los Angeles

A first class ticket for two around the world for a year, filled with visits to my favorite artists studios. But for real: Ani Kasten Ceramics. A stack of Commune/Mateo linens. Stacks of plates, bowls, and cups from Heath for gatherings with my beautiful friends. True democracy in the US. Magical moments on black sand beaches. A French Arteluce ’50s table lamp at REWIRE, Los Angeles. An afternoon with Jane Birkin. A Ricky Swallow bronze sculpture. Endless laughter with my siblings. Oh and an Agnes Martin painting. A hand printed poster with my daily mantra: “I already have everything I will ever need.”

Amine Jreissati
Head of Fashion Department at Marie Claire Arabia

Beirut

Pierre Hardy shoes, Ralph Lauren sweater, Burberry scarf and Dior backpack.

Thom BrowneDaniel Björk
Deputy Editor of Bon Magazine

Stockholm/London

I tried on this Thom Browne womenswear cape in the showroom and it is actually quite brilliant and workable. I think it’s perfect for the festive season, so can I please have that one, Santa?

Richard Haines
Illustrator

New York

A date.




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