The holiday season divides us rather neatly into two camps: those who like to party and those who like to throw the party. To host is to invite joy and chaos, culinary adventure, and spirits into one’s home. As with all of the best preoccupations, style is everything. Here are a few sophisticated pieces for the cool-under-pressure host, who can pull off a fully loaded spread or a few easy drinks without burning down the house. Cheers to that.
And if you’re looking for more luxury gift ideas, check out the complete Robb Report Ultimate Gift Guide for 2017, which includes inspirations in every category from cars to watches to fashion, to travel, and more.