Washingtonian Gift Guide 2014: Gifts for Design Lovers

These bold, black and white gifts fit the bill for someone with a sophisticated sense of style.

Photographs of bracelet and soap by Jeff Elkins ; Loafer by Roger Hagadone; Scarf and gloves by Adam Watstein; Cups by Dikka Afidick.

1. About Time

Tsovet field watch, $175 at Federal (2216 14th St., NW; 202-518-3375)

2. Dark Beauty

Roberto Demeglio ceramic bracelet with diamond accent, $5,250 at I. Gorman Jewelers (1133 20th St., NW; 202-775-8544)

3. Flat-Out Fun

“Abbott” embroidered suede loafer by Aerin, $278 at Nordstrom

4. Pattern Play

“Zaggar” geometric scarf, $75, and “Techy” knit gloves, $45, at J. McLaughlin (3278 M St., NW; 202-333-4333)

5. Chic Suds

Bamboo Charcoal soap, gentle on oily or acne-prone skin, $10 at

6. Be Inspired

Elements of Style by design blogger Erin Gates, $35 at Amazon

7. Go Graphic

Masahiro Mori mini ceramic cups, $26 each at

Photograph of paperweight by Jared Goltz; Notebook and plates by Jeff Elkins.

8. Modern Classic

Lucite chess set, $795 at Jonathan Adler (1267 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-965-1416)

9. Take the Plunge

Modern Coffee Press (eight cups), $44 at

10. Cheeky Choice

Glass dome paperweight, $16 at

11. Well Noted

“White Lies” notebook, $22 at Bellacara (1000 King St., Alexandria; 703-299-9652)

12. Color Block

Baggu leather tote, $175 at West Elm (1728 14th St., NW; 202-986-2165)

13. Ring in a New Year

Bicycle bell, $20 at

14. Dish It

Ceramic plates, $7 and $14 each at Salt & Sundry

Find more perfect presents in our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.