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Into the Fold
New rules limiting air passengers to a single carry-on bag are pushing even seasoned travelers’ packing skills to the limit. This tri-fold garment bag, new from T. Anthony, holds as much as an average garment bag but still fits in an overhead compartment. Available in black with tan trim, in red with black trim, in tweed with tan trim, or as shown ($450).
T. ANTHONY LTD.
445 Park Avenue, at 56th Street/212-750-9797
Move over Maclaren, there’s a new stroller in town: Jeep’s fully loaded sidewalk cruiser comes with an adjustable seat and a very real-sounding car horn and engine rev, as well as parental perks like removable saddle bags, one-handed folding capability, and a sturdy tray with locking lid and dual cup holders. For kids up to 45 pounds ($89.99).
TOYS “R” US
24-32 Union Square East/212-674-8697
Even the most minimalist table should have some sort of centerpiece. This Giava fruit bowl, designed by Makoto Kawamoto, is perfect for fans of Pawsonesque restraint. Made in Italy of glazed ceramic, it looks equally chic whether filled with fall veggies or left empty ($275).
88 Franklin Street/212-925-6171
Out of the Box
Helen Mariën’s Bond Bon Box is an evening bag that’s as organized as your Filofax. Made of kidskin with cotton lining, it has a built-in mirror and stay-put compartments for a pen, keys, lipstick, coin, cash, and cards ($285).
250 Mott Street/212-680-1911
Ice, Ice, Baby
A hot party look’s all about accessories – and few trinkets pack the punch of Swarovski’s new flex bracelets and rings. The bracelets come in three sizes, from two to five crystals wide, and a choice of four metals. Rings come in two metals. The collection ranges from $50 to $95.
LORD & TAYLOR
424 Fifth Avenue, at 38th Street/212-391-3344
1000 Third Avenue, at 59th Street/212-705-2000
Photograph (bracelets) by Nedjeljko Matura
For those who can’t hammer a nail, let alone put up a shelf, OXO Good Grip has a new line of bathroom organizers ($1.99-$14.99) that simply suction onto the wall. Shown here: soap dish ($6.99) and hook ($3.99).
1992 Broadway, at 67th Street/212-231-7800
1217 Third Avenue, at 70th Street/212-988-8990
Check out the fall 2001 issue of New York Shops, our guide to the city’s best stores, including a six-month round-up of “Best Bets.” On sale at newsstands now. To order a copy, call 888-860-2319 ($4.99 plus $2 shipping and handling).