Christmas is a holiday centered around spending time with family, reflecting on the past year, and celebrating life and love. But more importantly, it’s about buying stuff. And while most of us are content with clothes, electronics, and maybe a BluRay or two, for the wealthiest of the wealthy, only the most extravagant and expensive gifts are acceptable during the holiday giving season. What are the most expensive luxury gifts you can buy for family and friends who have it all?
In the festive season, we’re often reminded, “It’s better to give than to receive.” Here are some lavish examples where the getting must have been pretty good, too. From gigantic gems to profligate nuptials, art masterpieces to jets and super-yachts, these people treats set the standard for extravagant gifting.