Neiman Marcus has set the ball of opulence rolling for 2012 Christmas in its iconic style by offering the most exclusive, most expensive, and most desirable gifting options. Every year the luxury retailer raises the bar by offering something for those who have it all but are still keen to splurge millions to celebrate the giving season. Neiman Marcus’s 2012 holiday catalog debuts by highlighting nine fantasy gifts, and we are going to round up the five most expensive of them. Topping the list is a set of Poetic Wish watches from Van Cleef & Arpels, inspired by a tale of love found and lost. Valued at $1,090,000, these watches will also come with two business-class tickets to Paris and Geneva to tour the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique, atelier, and watchmaking workshops.
2013 Neiman Marcus Edition McLaren 12C Spider drives in as the 2nd most expensive gifting option on this year’s 2012 holiday catalog. Tagged at $354,000, the Neiman Marcus Edition 2013 McLaren 12C Spider is one of just 12 made. Roaring in Volcano Red, it includes limited-edition features and a McLaren luggage set. Buyers will also receive a business-class trip to England for a VIP dinner with McLaren Chairman Ron Dennis and a tour of the McLaren Technology Center
Only one Neiman Marcus customer is entitled to grab the opportunity of a $250,000 Private Dinner For 10. Four of the culinary world’s most notable chefs—Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Jerome Bocuse, and Richard Rosendale—will arrive to prepare a feast. And, they’re bringing Bertha Gonzalez, the world’s first female Maestra Tequilera, to kick off the evening with a Casa Dragones tequila tasting. Señora Gonzalez is even providing the party favors: personalized, engraved crystal bottles of the sipping spirit for each of the diners.
The Bulleit Woody Tailgate Trailer trails in with sleek leather furnishings and details from Moore & Giles, rich wood finishings (handcrafted from reclaimed Bulleit Bourbon casks), elegant glassware, and a top-notch entertainment system, including a flat-screen TV, Blu-ray Disc player, and a state-of-the-art sound system, plus a one-year supply of Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye. Take the Christmas celebrations outdoors with the $150,000 Bulleit Woody Tailgate Trailer.
And here is something for your hen or hen lovers, to be precise. Versailles inspires the $100,000 Heritage Hen Mini Farm. It is custom-made multilevel dwelling that features a nesting area, a living room for nighttime roosting, a broody room, a library filled with chicken and gardening books for visitors humankind, and, of course, an elegant chandelier. The environment suits them well as you notice the fresh eggs awaiting morning collection.
All the gifts offered have teamed up with some charity that will benefit from their sale.