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Tocca Candle Set $24.99*

There’s something so luxe about Tocca candles. Like you should have them on your vanity next to your silver-plated hand mirror and glass perfume bottles. This set comes with four mini candles in assorted scents and a box of matches, perfect for the jet setter to make her hotel feel a bit more like home. [...]

Henry Road Zipper Pouch Set $28

Always losing keys, pens, change, lip gloss, and other necessities in the abyss that is your purse? These laminated cotton pouches keep your swag organized. Or at least more accessible. Which is all I can really hope for these days. at henryroad.com

Sommer Designs Apron $25.20*

It’s June Cleaver meets modern preppy. These colorful aprons are all handmade with fabulous prints and patterns, and will look great over a little black dress at your next cocktail party. And if you’re not the cocktail-party-hosting type, pick one up as a hostess gift for the ones you happily haunt. *Down from $36. at [...]

Urban Outfitters Cable Knit Slipper $7.99*

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Like chocolate ice cream, dogs, and CSI reruns, pom-poms make everything just a little bit better. *Down from $16. at urbanoutfitters.com

NY Botanical Garden Painted Wood Trays $21.60*

If you’re the type of gal who throws summer garden parties, this painted wooden tray is for you. It’s square and bright with an antiqued finish, and would look so darn cute graced with cocktails or finger sandwiches. I wish I had a garden. *Down from $36. at nybgshopinthegarden.org

NY Botanical Garden Glass Dessert Plate $8

And don’t forget the white-sprinkled pastel cupcakes for dessert. They’ll look lovely on this dragonfly etched glass plate. And so will leftover cold pizza. at nybgshopinthegarden.org

GIFT GUIDE: MOMA Glass Ornaments $9*

These handmade glass ornaments are a lovely blend of sleek and classic. And they should blend beautifully with my Charlie Brown tree peppered with popsicle stick and cotton ball ornament “treasures.” *Down from $18. at momastore.org

GIFT GUIDE: Muji New York City in a Bag $14

This is the greatest set of wooden blocks I’ve ever seen. (And I’ve seen alot. Just kidding.) It comes with New York City icons: the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Guggenheim Museum, and MoMA’s original 1939 building. Plus, the wood is from from sustainable forests. Lincoln Logs, you’ve met your match. Pick up [...]

GIFT GUIDE: Rose and Radish Starfish Coasters $11.50

Bring a little Nantucket to your winter or to your favorite hostess with these paper starfish coasters. I have absolutely no idea how many come in a pack (maybe it’s hidden somewhere on the page, or maybe I’m blind?) but think of it as a little surprise when the mail man delivers the package. roseandradish.com

GIFT GUIDE: Pink Loves Brown Lovely Bookplates $6.50*

Before you lend out another hardback from your precious David Sedaris collection, affix this sweet tag to (politely) remind the borrower where to return. They’re offered in a few different designs, and can be personalized or not. And while you’re over on the Pink Loves Brown site, you might want to peep some of their [...]