Host's Guide Holiday 2012: Raising the Bar

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    From left: Baccarat Lola water glass ($75); Hermès Adage highball ($438/set of two, www.hermes.com); Moser Whisky double old-fashioned ($75); William Yeoward Lillian tall martini ($55); Ralph Lauren Broughton martini ($115, www.ralphlauren.com); William Yeoward Vita tall coupe, ($230); Baccarat Clair de Lune flute ($150); Saint-Louis Gamma Théorème tumbler ($117); Baccarat Chateau wine glass ($85); Saint-Louis Oxymore water glass ($169, www.saint-louis.com); except where otherwise indicated, all from Gearys, www.gearys.com

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    Photograph courtesy of hotel Matlali
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