“Nail polish and lip gloss and the Michael Jackson This Is It soundtrack.”
Lana Goldsmith, 23, marketing associate
Lip gloss and nail polish, $35 per set at Lancôme (201 Columbus Ave., nr. 69th St.; 212-362-4858).
“A nice bottle of gin, so I can make martinis with blue-cheese-stuffed olives.”
Brad Broman, 25, actor
DH Krahn gin, $24.99 at Astor Wines & Spirits (399 Lafayette St., nr. 4th St.; 212-674-7500).
“To watch the episodes of 30 Rock that I’ve downloaded on iTunes on my TV in high def.”
Steven Loeffler, 21, student
AppleTV with 160 GB, $229 at Apple (767 Fifth Ave., at 58th St., 212-336-1440).
“YSL lipstick— it’s the only one that stays on my lips. Also a warm tweed scarf that you put over a coat.”
Harriet Grover, 82, sales associate
Hooded scarf, $225 at Theory (40 Gansevoort St., nr. Little W. 12th St.; 212-524-6790).
“A twelve-quart soup pot. I just bought one of these for someone else, and now I want one.”
David Bandola, 36, doctor
Belgique twelve-quart stainless-steel stock pot, $69.99 at Macy’s .
“A new cutting board and a plane ticket to Italy, because I just got an encyclopedia of pasta.”
Aaron Oster, 28, chef
Flexible cutting mats, $15 for set of four at Sur La Table (75 Spring St., at Crosby St.; 212-966-3375).
“Baby Ugg booties in pink, because I’m having twin girls. Also, a Belly Bandit wrap to get my stomach back in shape.”
Xiola Schafer, 32, science writer
Booties, $50 at UGG Australia (160 Columbus Ave., at 67th St.; 212-671-1190).