As the holiday season quickly approaches, thoughts turn to Christmas shopping. Santas in many households begin making taking stock of decorations and make a list of holiday cards that will soon be mailed. Finding the perfect gift for some remains easy. However, when it comes to gift shopping, most people have a friend or family member who presents a challenge. Take a look at how celebrities deal with gift-giving for someone that has virtually everything.
For his beloved wife Victoria, the popular soccer star made a point of contacting the elite British department store known as Harrods. He ordered two pairs of Olivia von Halle silk pajamas. Reportedly inspired by the loungewear created by Coco Chanel in the 1920s, each pair typically goes for more than $400. The unique fashion apparel line is also only sold in limited locations around the world.
Though the PJs seem extravagant, the gift that Shelton purchased for wife Miranda was over the top. The country crooner bought a $20,000 gold necklace that featured 20 doggie charms. Each charm was engraved with the name of one of the couple’s pampered pooches.
Lucky little Suri Holmes was gifted with a playhouse for Christmas. However, the structure was not a typical kid’s backyard plastic or wooden creation. Purchased from Sweet Retreat Kids, the Grand Victorian Playhouse measured a full eight-feet. The miniature home conveniently features electricity and running water. At a price of $24,000, one might wonder what else the little palace contains. According to the company, possible options include dining rooms, kitchens, lighting and sunrooms, along with media rooms and communication systems that connect to the main house. Exterior landscaping choices of garages, arbors, picket fences and other features are also available.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
When Spelling was but a child, her doting dad hired a snow machine at a cost of $2 million to provide his children with the joys of experiencing a white Christmas despite living in California. The fond memory inspired the couple to do the same for their children. So in 2009, the couple reportedly located a company to create a winter scene for their family.
In the throngs of love, Law once bestowed his then girlfriend, Sienna Miller, with a baby grand piano. Not satisfied with the grandiosity of the unusual present, within the unique instrument, he placed a diamond and sapphire engagement ring valued at $200,000. Unfortunately, despite his generosity, the couple eventually parted ways.
Knowing that her man has a passion for architecture and the fact that the two share a fondness for the environment, Mrs. Pitt surprised her now hubby with his very own waterfall one holiday season. The couple were supposedly inspired by a Pennsylvania home designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright aptly named the “Fallingwater.”
Affleck is another known for spoiling his ladies. When with J-Lo, he reportedly gifted the actress/singer/dancer with a jewel encrusted toilet. For his wife Jennifer, he purchased a seven-carat diamond ring out of admiration of her mothering skills.