"Your favorite childhood game gets the high-fashion treatment in this all-leather checkers set," says Feifei Sun at TIME. Every single component of this elite set ($4,350) — board, game pieces, storage pouches, and carrying case — is obsessively embossed with Gucci's famous interlocking G's. Source: TIME
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