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Wooden Best Bets

LIKEaBIKE's walking bike, Emporio Armani's chocolate suede wedges, Glenlivet's single-malt Scotch and more.


Every Cuff Has a Silver Lining
Cero Designs’ trademark bracelets are made of steamed wood; this one is rosewood lined with sterling silver. About $90 at Steven Alan.
Steven Alan
Various locations

Pick Up the Pieces
The limited-edition (only 112) reissue of Peer Clahsen’s seventies Plenus puzzle has 21 Lucite pieces that fit into a wenge-wood frame, $900 at Karkula.
68 Gansevoort St.; 212-645-2216

Training Wheels
Aimed at kids ages 2 to 5, LIKEaBIKE is made of birch with cotton, felt, and rubber accents, and is intended for walking only. Available for $279 at Kidding Around and Urban Monster.
Kidding Around
Various locations

Urban Monster
396 Atlantic Ave.; 718-855-6400

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Off the Cuff
Staid sterling-silver cuff links get a big style boost with the addition of inlaid ebony, $215 at Montblanc.
Various locations

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Out on a Wedge
Emporio Armani’s chocolate suede wedge raises you up for $368.
Emporio Armani
Various locations

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Soft Wood
Thomas Paul’s new pillow design is a wood-grain pattern called Barnwood, in either brown, black, green, or red. A 22-inch square with feather and down insert is $108 at Nest Interiors.
Nest Interiors
172 A Ninth Ave.; 212-337-3441

Sliver of Light
Brooklyn-based Bruce Engel created this light, made from two two-by-fours sanded, backlit, and sandwiched together, for Sndbx Design. Available at the Future Perfect for $600.
The Future Perfect
115 N. 6th St.; 718-599-6278

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Aging Gracefully
The Glenlivet’s latest introduction is a gorgeous fifteen-year single-malt Scotch, $50 at Park Avenue Liquors.
Park Avenue Liquor Shop
292 Madison Ave.; 212-685-2442