Luxury brands are tapping into the lifestyle of leisure in a playful way by catering to gaming enthusiasts with a refined taste. Whether its checkers, Texas Hold-Em, or even tic-tac-toe taking center stage in your game room, fashion houses from Gucci to Barneys New York are branding the classics just for us.
Designers at Hermes take it one step further by using the same exclusive leather in their games as they do for their signature “Birkin” and “Kelly” handbags. Needless to say, these are the game sets you’ll want to show off to your opponents.
- Barneys New York Backgammon Set, $795
Handcrafted in Italy, this wooden backgammon set has a clear lacquer finish and nickel-tone lock. Includes light and dark natural wood disks, four dice and a doubling cube.
- Renzo Romagnoli Card and Dice Set, $195
You can’t go wrong with a classic card and dice set featured here in an acrylic box with a pair of decks and ten game die.
- Jonathan Adler Tic Tac Toe Set, $98
This 1960s-inspired tic-tac-toe set substitutes “x’s” and “o’s” for “hearts” and “peace signs” on a clear lucite boards with a carved lattice.
- Gucci Checkers Set, $4,350
Features rich chocolate brown leather with dark brown leather trim that rolls up to fit nicely into its own carrying case when not being used. Equally as delicious are the playing pieces themselves adorned in ivory cream or brown and each stamped with the embossed Gucci emblem.
- Hermes Elements Poker Box, $6,100
Matte grey sycamore, calfskin top with cedar wood interior includes 300 multi-colored poker chips with Hermes emblems.
Alexander Wang Dominoes Set, $95
This sleek, all-black domino set with a matt finish is contained in a faux snakeskin box.