Check out our guide to the season’s best luxe splurges that you won’t have to knock over a liquor store to afford.1. VIKTOR & ROLF FLOWERBOMB EAU DE PARFUM EXTREME - AMETHYST BOW EDITION
The limited-edition bow bottle holds an intensified version of the Dutch designers’ signature scent.
$130, saksfifthavenue.com 2. SEPHORA METALLIC BAG COLLECTION
Midas you’re not, considering how every paycheck you touch turns not to high-yield bonds but $13 drinks and a closet full of H&M dresses with the tags still attached. But hand over this gilded set and you’re golden.
From $14, sephora.com
3. SPACE NK FRAGRANT COLLECTION ENRAPTURE
The limited-edition collection is a boxed-set of Space NK’s best scent: a blend of tuberose, ylang ylang, blackcurrent bud, and orange blossom.
$80, spacenk.com4. DIPTYQUE NARCISSUS CANDLE
Diptyque’s Narcissus scented candle shows that you love her almost as much as she does.
5 & 6. M.A.C. ROYAL ASSETS EYE PALETTE AND HEIRLOOMS BRUSH SET
M.A.C.’s holiday collection is worthy of a gold digger.
Royal Assets Palette in Warm Eyes, $36, Heirlooms Canister Brush Set, $45, maccosmetics.com
7. LANCOME’S PRECIOUS CARAT LIP GLOSS
Whoever said size doesn’t matter doesn’t know a thing about diamonds—or anything else, for that matter. But if a trip to Cartier is out of the question, Lancome’s shimmering gloss housed in a Swarovski-topped diamond is the next best thing.