22 Fresh Finds for Grooms, Brides, and Valentines


Here comes the bride, and she’s never looked better—or had as many choices, from dresses and shoes to registry options and destinations for the big day. From the classic to the contemporary, there’s a fit for all tastes and styles, and we’ve made a few of our favorite selects. With love in the air, we haven’t forgotten something special for that valentine on your list, either. Walk down the aisle in this lace high-neck beaded and embroidered mermaid wedding dress by Dennis Basso for Kleinfeld. $4,900. Kleinfeld Bridal: 646.633.4300 or kleinfeldbridal.com. To have and to hold—for generations to come: Betteridge’s Estate Collection 8.4-ct Emerald Cut-Diamond Solitaire Ring, centering a cut-cornered emerald-cut diamond. $142,000. Betteridge: 236 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, Fla., 561.655.5850.You’re sure to be on cloud nine for the big day holding Jimmy Choo’s Cloud clutch in white suede and crystal. $2,595 at us.jimmychoo.com.Stuart Weitzman’s NUDISTSONG in platinum noir is the perfect fit for that perfect day. $425. Stuart Weitzman: 625 Madison Ave., 212.750.2555.Grooms can count on Ralph Lauren: Hadley double-breasted sport coat ($2,995), solid poplin dress shirt ($450), satin bow tie ($175), and wool gabardine trouser ($695), all at Ralph Lauren stores.Toast your big day with Belvedere Vodka, either on its own on the rocks or shaken or stirred in a martini. $59.95 for 1.75L at Sherry-Lehmann, 505 Park Ave. or sherry-lehmann.com.

A clear choice for something special to remember the day by: Lalique’s Hirondelle cufflinks in clear crystal. $250. Lalique: 609 Madison Ave., 212.355.6550, or lalique.com.

Raise a glass to a lifetime of good memories with Nachtmann’s handsome Highland tumblers (shown in aqua). $19.90 per glass at riedelusa.net.

Why not something blue for him, too? We like the silk Mors Ajoure pocket square from Hermès—the perfect finishing touch. $145. Hermès Men’s: 690 Madison Ave., 212.308.3585.The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet combines a sensual, emotionally appealing design with innovative technical concept solutions. Ride into the future by visiting mbusa.com.Discover rising talent Audra Noyes’ knack for fashion in this AUDRA sleeveless star trapeze dress. $1,768 at Dress Circle: 738 Bellefonte St., Pittsburgh, Pa., 412.681.7799. 

In Diving for Starfish (St. Martin’s Press, $26.99)—coming out in March—Cherie Burns takes us inside the secretive world of high-end, privately sold jewelry and a hunt for the elusive Boivin starfish brooch.

There’s no better way to treat your sweetheart than with a Garden Gift Box from La Maison du Chocolat. $56 for 16-pcs. La Maison du Chocolat: 1018 Madison Ave., 212.744.7117. 

Effective at aerating and aesthetically alluring, the Oro decanter from L’Objet is elevating the art of pouring wine. We love its fluid designs created from hand-blown glass. $495 at l-objet.com.

It’s time to tell your valentine you love her with Patek Philippe’s Ref. 4968/400R Ladies Diamond Ribbon Moonphase in rose gold with diamonds and rubies. $68,042 at Wempe: 700 Fifth Ave., 212.397.9000.

Music to any girl’s ears: Vhernier’s Tourbillon earrings in 18-kt. rose gold and diamonds. $11,400. Vhernier: 783 Madison Ave., 646.343.9551.

Stubbs & Wootton’s Straw slipper, handcrafted in Spain and featuring a woven natural straw upper with a natural leather trim, is, well, a natural fit. $450 at stubbsandwootton.com.

Get swept away in this Katz Sunburst pleated midi skirt ($660) and Merideth short-sleeve tie-neck button-down ($285) from alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet, at aliceandolivia.com.

Spring blooms aren’t far away, especially with COUP’s new Sakura earrings from the Blood & Bloom collection. In rose quartz and silver. $290 at coupnp.com.

Inspired by the Hollywood Regency interiors of Tony Duquette, KOTUR’s Taylor Cloisonné clutch in rose quartz captures the spirit of designer Fiona Kotur’s wonderfully eccentric life. $750 at koturltd.com.This cashmere and silk scarf by RANI ARABELLA features a hand-drawn map of Palm Beach and is hand-rolled and produced in Lake Como, Italy. $740 exclusively at RANI ARABELLA at The Royal Poinciana Plaza in Palm Beach: 561.450.5444.

Her heart will be full with this emerald heart necklace set in 18-kt. gold from the Full Heart collection by Alexandra Jules. $2,300 at alexandrajules.com.