Building the Perfect Bag
Matt Murphy calls his buttery leather bags “portable architecture”; from $135 to $595.
W Hotel Store
W Times Square, 1567 Broadway at 47th St.; 212-659-3580
Visit mattmurphy.com for details.
Kudos to Steuben for giving Ted Muehling carte blanche to create a stunning housewares collection that just hit stores. Items ranging from bowls to candlesticks are $110 to $15,000.
667 Madison Ave. at 61st St.; 800-STEUBEN
27 Howard St. near Broadway; 212-431-3825
See steuben.com for information.
The Morgan Collection’s silver (or gold) metallic pillows come in twelve-by-sixteen-inch ($158) and twenty-inch-square ($210) sizes.
Nancy Koltes at Home
31 Spring St. near Mott St.; 212-219-2271
Kate Spade’s “Hedy” sandal ($295) is made of real calf hair dyed silver, with a sexy stiletto heel.
454 Broome St. at Mercer St.; 212-274-1991
Also see katespade.com
Richart’s Dragees could best be described as couture M&Ms—they’re bite-size morsels of ultrapremium dark chocolate, dipped in a silver candy coating. A box of 21 is $15; 36 are $25 .
7 East 55th Street; 800-742-4278
A Cut Above
OXO’s mandoline ($69.99 ) has safety features to protect against finger slicing. The bonus: Legs fold and there’s space for storing blades.
Arai’s new helmet goes on- and off-road with removable face shield and interior padding; $499.95.
BMW of Manhattan
555 W. 57th St.; 212-586-2269
Hiss and Tell
This hand-carved, hand-painted Lucite snake bangle bracelet with tourmaline eyes also comes in gold with garnet eyes; $240.
65 Broome St. between Mercer and Greene Sts.; 212-625-8340
Visit alexisbittar.com for information.