Modern Design Finds
Those in the know take in the show at New York's Museum of Modern Art, then head to its shop full of graphic posters, award-winning housewares, toys, watches, and jewelry, plus one of the best selections of holiday cards anywhere-all of which you can nab online too.
At left: Ole Palsby modern classic thermal carafe, $32; at
Well-Priced and Clever
Stylish Travel Accessories
For the Hard-to-Please
You can't help but be wowed by this Soho shop's selection of inspiring designs. Refined tableware and crystal mix with less serious (and less expensive) items like the Gone But Not Forgotten finger puppet set-which pays tribute to six beloved icons, including Yves Saint Laurent and Heath Ledger.
At left: Albrizzi domino set, $240; at
Gifts for the Good Life
Stylesetter Eva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti has created a site that epitomizes the lush life. And while it's a snap to navigate, allow yourself to get blissfully lost in its luxe fashion, jewelry and gifts. The Rare Find section holds some serious eye candy.
At left: Nancy Gonzalez python card holder, $325; at
Nothing beats opening the door to find an artfully packaged delivery of delectable fruit, chocolate or nuts from Manhattan Fruitier. This East Coast favorite has recently extended its reach countrywide.