New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Best Bets

ShareThis

Battle of the Bands
Alessi’s new watch collection includes pieces by Aldo Rossi, Achille Castiglioni, Piero Lissoni, Stefano Pirovano (shown here), and Ron Arad, $70 to $199 at MoMA Design Store (646-613-1367).






Shooting Star
Leica’s new 32-megapixel D-Lux digital camera is one of the sleekest we’ve seen. It comes with a leather case in your choice of five colors—and, of course, the company’s famously sharp lens—for $900 (800-222-0118 for stores).




On the Table
Folding metal tables with vintage-esque laminated tops are $40 at Urban Outfitters (800-282-2200 for stores).










X Marks the Spot
Beach towel by Steven Sclaroff for Waterworks, $65 (212-966-0605; waterworks.com).










Mat Class
Koko Company’s plastic floor mats are $27 to $45 at Nest (718-965-3491).










Blow Fish
Inflatable, three-foot-long “trophy” marlin is $26 at Nancy Nancy (718-789-5262).










To Have and to Hold
Island Coolers in three bright colors are $2.95 each at Crate & Barrel (212-308-0011; 212-780-0004).










Fashion Picks
Toothpicks with shells are $11 for a pack of 50 at Jan de Luz (212-343-9911).










Cushion Effect
Shag ottomans in lime green, yellow, and off-white are $65 each at Mxyplyzyk (212-989-4300).










Elements of Style
Beach in a Bag includes beach mat, wet sack for suits, zipper pouch, and hard-plastic carry capsule; it’s $16.99 at Target (target.com).








Catch of the Day
Set of four plastic plates (green, yellow, pink, and blue) is $12 at William Wayne (212-288-9243; 212-533-4711).









Photographed by Nedjeljko Matura


Related:

Advertising