School’s Out: The Haute 5 Graduation Gifts

Graduation poses a difficult proposition when it comes to gifts. You could go with something easy like cash. You could go for a trip to Europe or Asia to broaden your graduate’s horizons. Or you could find a gift that will prep them for their future job. Here are the Haute 5 graduation gifts that your college grad will be sure remember.

Rev It Up

A new grad needs a ride worthy of getting a good job, and Las Vegas has its fair share of good car dealerships. Give them an Italian touring car from Lamborghini to make their prospective bosses take notice. Lamborghini builds mid-engine two-seat sports cars such as the V12-powered Murciélago LP640, LP640 Roadster and LP670-4 SV, and the smaller, V10-powered Gallardo LP560-4 and Spyder.

You can find Lamborghini Las Vegas at 7740 Eastgate Rd., Henderson, 1.866.980-2832, or visit

Write It Up
Let your graduate sign off on their new contracts and paychecks with a pen that means business. President Barack Obama used 21 pens to sign off on his health-care legislation. Franklin Roosevelt was the first president to use multiple pens to sign legislation, a tradition followed by Lyndon Johnson, who used 72 pens to sign the Civil Rights Act, and Ronald Reagan. Obama used specially designed Cross Townsend black lacquer rolling ball pens when he signed his inaugural documents and executive orders for his new administration in 2009. Those were engraved with the presidential coat of arms and are engraved with his signature on the barrel. You can find similar pens worthy of your grad at Cross.

You can find Cross pens at Paradise Pen at Fashion Show mall, 702.696.1088.

Phone ’Em Up
Make sure your kids stay in touch with a new cell phone, but not just any cell phone. Vertu makes mobile phones similar to luxury watches like Rolex and Patek Philippe. The new Ascent Ferrari 60 found its inspiration from the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. It’s made out of titanium with leather trimmings from the same clothe used to upholster the cars. It also features the same Philips screws as used on Ferrari cars. Only 60 were made at about $25,370 each.

You can find Vertu at Wynn Las Vegas, 702.650.5700.

Tie It Up
When your new grad needs to travel for his new gig, make sure his ties stay neat with the Hermès Ties Only travel case. The case holds six ties and comes with a leather snap to hang it directly inside your closet. They’re priced at $1,975.

You can find Hermès at Encore Las Vegas, 702.770.5458.

Watch Out
Keep your kid on time for his new job with a watch. Hublot’s latest collection, the Big Bang Earl Gray Gold Hematite, mixes rose gold with 48 baguette-cut charcoal gray hematites. The 41-mm diameter gold case comes with a satin finish and a rubber and alligator leather combination on the strap.

You can find Hublot at Roman Times at the Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.733.8687.