At her San Francisco shop, Bell'occhio, Claudia Schwartz is known for the beautiful, witty way she wraps her rarefied objets. Here, her strategies for wrapping a bottle of wine gorgeously.
Wrap. Go luxe with tissue paper. "For one of the bottles, I used a paper that is fronted with satin. It was like I was dressing the bottle in evening wear."
Write. Enlist a calligrapher or find a friend with a deft hand to write messages on pretty ribbon with a Sharpie.