The Big Upgrade: GLORY’s 2023 Gift Guide for Those in Pursuit of Better


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When it comes to gifting, we’ve always believed that the search for quality should supersede the desire for quantity. After all, expertise and craftsmanship should be celebrated over fast consumption and disposability. From opulent bottles to grace your top shelf to handcrafted marvels of design, find the perfect gift or a well-earned treat for yourself in our Big Upgrade gift guide—no matter the time of the year. 


Add some personality to your jet-setting style with the Louis Vuitton LV Colormania collection, featuring the show-stopping Pyramide Bisten Macassar Multicolore. This avant-garde addition to the iconic Monogram Macassar canvas is a visual feast, with trimmings in vibrant coloured leather setting it apart. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, it’s a testament to Louis Vuitton’s unwavering commitment to luxury and design.


The Pyramide Bisten Macassar Multicolore stands out as a beacon of sophistication, combining the classic Monogram Macassar with bold accents and coordinated linings. Louis Vuitton’s Colormania capsule not only celebrates the brand’s Art of Travel legacy since 1854 but allows you to curate your own vibrant travel set. This piece isn’t just luggage; it’s a statement, a fusion of functionality and high fashion, embodying the pinnacle of craftsmanship and luxury design for the modern globetrotter.


Raise a glass to your sipping experience with the Hennessy X.O x Kim Jones collaboration, a masterful union of heritage and haute couture. Breaking new ground, Maison Hennessy partners with fashion luminary Kim Jones, resulting in the striking Hennessy X.O Limited Edition bottle. Jones, a maestro of style, seamlessly blends the worlds of cognac-making and couture, celebrating the scientific artistry and artisanal savoir-faire behind Hennessy X.O. The Limited Edition ‘ready-to-wear’ decanter, envisioned by Jones, is encased in an aluminum second skin, echoing couture silhouettes. Its structure not only showcases the iconic bottle shape but also exudes luxury and craftsmanship. 


Bowmore’s Timeless 29 Year Old, the latest jewel in the Timeless Series, epitomizes the artistry and dedication woven into every drop of Bowmore whisky. Crafted over decades, this limited-edition expression is a testament to intentional creation, reflecting the nuanced impact of time on flavour. A collaboration with award-winning artist Hania Rani adds an extra layer of sensory richness to the experience.


Aged in Sherry-seasoned European oak casks and ex-bourbon American oak barrels, this 29-year-old elixir boasts a cask strength of 53.7%. Dark fruits reminiscent of sherry-soaked raisins, cocoa, bitter orange, cherry blossom, and liquorice dance on the palate, creating a harmony of taste. Encased in a sleek black box inspired by the classic hourglass shape, the presentation is as refined as the whisky it houses. Turn the hourglass, and for three precious minutes, savor the exquisite nose of this perfectly balanced masterpiece.


The collaboration with Rani encapsulates the multi-layered essence of Bowmore, celebrating the expressive character of both single malt whisky and artistic vision. Limited to 3,000 bottles globally, the Bowmore Timeless 29 Year Old is a luxury indulgence, inviting enthusiasts to partake in a truly immersive experience where time stands still. 


Elevate your libation experience with the Monogram Forge Heated Ice Press—a groundbreaking addition to your home bar that redefines the art of entertaining. This mixology marvel, the first of its kind, boasts heated metal plates to effortlessly produce 2.5” ice spheres in a mere 60 seconds, eliminating the need for preheat or recovery time. Spherical ice, revered by spirits connoisseurs, ensures the slowest possible melt, preserving the integrity of your drink. The Forge goes beyond functionality, embodying luxury in its sleek matte black finish and brass detailing. Crafted by Monogram, a brand with over 30 years of impeccable craftsmanship and innovative design, this 14-pound countertop device seamlessly produces ice spheres back-to-back without reheating. 


In the ever-evolving landscape of wearable technology, Huawei has unleashed its latest marvel—the HUAWEI WATCH GT 4, a smartwatch that seamlessly marries style, performance, and health management. Positioned as part of Huawei’s ‘Fashion Forward’ approach, the WATCH GT 4 goes beyond the conventional boundaries of a smartwatch, promising a personalized journey into health, sports, and fashion without compromising on style.


At the heart of this innovation are two distinct designs catering to diverse tastes. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 4 46mm features an octagonal design, a symbol of strength and modernity, while the HUAWEI WATCH GT 4 41mm takes a more refined approach with a pendant design reminiscent of statement jewelry pieces. The colour options for both designs further extend the personalization, ensuring that users can find the perfect match for their style preferences.


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Upgrade your culinary game with the Our Place Wonder Oven—a charming countertop marvel that seamlessly blends design with function. This sleek appliance redefines versatility, effortlessly air frying, baking, roasting, toasting, reheating, and broiling, all with its innovative steam infusion technology for the perfect balance of crispy exteriors and moist interiors.


Designed for the modern epicurean, the Wonder Oven preheats a staggering 75% faster and cooks up to 30% faster than traditional ovens, making dinner preparation a swift and delightful experience. Its spacious interior allows you to roast a 4.5-pound chicken or double the capacity of a stand-alone air fryer with ease.


Dive into an immersive experience with the latest Super Mario Bros. games. Super Mario Bros. Wonder and Super Mario RPG are the power-packed duo that any Super Mario mega-fan will appreciate this holiday season.


Super Mario Bros. Wonder and Super Mario RPG are exclusively available on the Nintendo Switch system, where players can seamlessly transition between TV mode, tabletop mode, and handheld mode, making it the perfect holiday gift for the special gamer in your life.


In Super Mario Bros. Wonder, jump into the unexpected with Mario and friends. Fans who appreciate a bit of nostalgia will be excited to play with the largest cast of characters in a classic side-scrolling Mario game. The new game takes a mesmerizing turn as the addition of Wonder Flowers unleash spectacular moments, transforming pipes, characters, and gameplay in unpredictable ways.


Perfect for festive game nights, Super Mario Bros. Wonder allows you to team up with up-to three friends locally (with additional Joy-Con controllers) or online, experiencing the game-bending effects together. Excitement and surprises await in every course, making it the ideal gift for those seeking a new twist on the classic Mario experience.



Continue the adventures with Super Mario RPG, a delightful blend of nostalgia and modern charm. Remastered graphics and cinematics breathe new life into the Super NES classic, while the heartwarming story unfolds in a world filled with eccentric allies and offbeat enemies. This role-playing game showcases a different side to beloved characters, delivering a narrative rich in heart and oddball humour — an absolute delight for any Mario enthusiast.


Boasting up to 50 hours of uninterrupted listening, the Dyson Zone stands out with its meticulous approach to audio engineering, ensuring ultra-low distortion through intelligent signal processing and advanced noise cancellation. Equipped with 11 microphones that monitor surrounding noise 384,000 times a second, it achieves up to 38 dB of noise cancellation across the entire sound spectrum. Comfort is paramount, with purposefully flatter ear cushions for optimal comfort and passive attenuation.


As a testament to Dyson’s innovation, the attachable travel visor not only complements your on-the-go lifestyle but purifies the air you breathe. In transit, at work, or during leisure, the Dyson Zone headphones effortlessly merge luxury, utility, and unparalleled craftsmanship for a listening experience that transcends expectations.



Celebrate the heritage of Hayman’s with their Sloe Gin, a testament to over 160 years of gin mastery. Crafted with the original recipe from our great-great-grandfather, this family-owned business is dedicated to quality and sustainability. The London Distillery, a nexus of tradition and innovation, produces this delightful Sloe Gin with wild-foraged berries, blending fruity notes seamlessly with the award-winning London Dry Gin. Gift a sip of history and a taste of the future with Hayman’s.


Fresh for the ski season, BOSS collaborates with Perfect Moment, marrying technical prowess and fashion-forward finesse in the new capsule collection. Following a successful 2022 collaboration, the BOSS x Perfect Moment capsule introduces standout skiwear, prioritizing quality, fit, and function across men’s, women’s, and gender-neutral pieces. A standout of the collection? The men’s double-breasted padded jacket, a fusion of BOSS’s suiting heritage and Perfect Moment’s performance expertise. Filled with certified goose down and feather, it features a zip-up inner and distinctive branding, offering a bold statement on and off the slopes—a perfect blend of high-performance design and refined BOSS style for the discerning winter adventurer.


Jean Paul Gaultier introduces Gaultier Divine, a fragrance that encapsulates the spirit of the iconic couturier’s passion for embracing all forms of beauty since 1976. The Divine corset, already a symbol of feminine liberation, takes center stage, transcending lingerie to celebrate the diverse beauty of the female body. The fragrance itself is a masterpiece, harmoniously blending floral and gourmand notes with a touch of salty allure. Beyond a mere scent, Gaultier Divine by Jean Paul Gaultier is a nod to the couturier’s iconic design perspective, capturing the essence of empowered femininity in a bottle.



Gift the spirit of friendship and adventure with Tequila Tromba Blanco. Crafted by a group of daring friends with a penchant for tequila, this blanco is crystal clear with light aromas of sweet citrus. Embrace a balanced, smooth texture on the palate, unveiling vibrant notes of pineapple, caramel, and refreshing mint that culminate in a clean finish. Embodying the transformative force of the Tromba rainstorm, founder Marco Cedano brings true craft tequila from the mountains of Los Altos. A passionate expression of craftsmanship for those who appreciate authenticity.


A testament to Rado’s mastery in materials and groundbreaking design, the Captain Cook High-Tech Ceramic Skeleton extends the Captain Cook line with a daring skeleton design, showcasing the avant-garde R808 movement—a marvel of contrasts, know-how, and ingenious geometry.


Crafted from plasma high-tech ceramic, the watch exudes primal forces and reliability. Ideal for both urban explorers and those navigating the wild, the plasma high-tech ceramic case and bracelet offer extreme surface resistance and deep anthracite shades. The captivating skeleton display is framed by a circular-brushed ceramic bezel insert, complemented by a sport-chic rotatable bezel featuring a warm rose-gold-colored index ring.


Beneath the sapphire crystal back, the Rado automatic calibre R808 reveals its intricate components, shaded in different tones for a captivating view. This movement, equipped with an anti-magnetic Nivachron™ hairspring, undergoes rigorous testing, ensuring up to 80 hours of power reserve.


The intentionally spartan dial with geometric indices and Super-LumiNova® treated hands emphasizes the beauty of the skeleton movement in operation. The Rado moving-anchor symbol, set against a deep-red background, adds a touch of sophistication.


With a titanium triple-fold buckle and CeramosTM push-buttons, the Captain Cook High-Tech Ceramic Skeleton is a union of cutting-edge materials and precise craftsmanship. Packaged in the standard Rado elegance, this timepiece transcends conventional limits, embodying Rado’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of luxury watchmaking.



Elevate the gifting experience with José Zuccardi Malbec 2018, a masterful blend featuring a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon. Brimming with enticing aromas of blackberry, ripe plum, and cracked pepper, this wine delivers a dry, full-bodied experience. Immerse your palate in the richness of blackberry, anise, and pepper spice flavours that linger deliciously. Firm tannins add structure, embodying the legacy of José Zuccardi’s commitment to excellence, a tradition rooted in the wine’s identity since the inaugural Zeta harvest in 2002.