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Week of November 3, 2003


Meow Mix
It’s the catnip party pack—three toys (a milk bottle, a bird, and a fish), each stuffed with enough nip to whip your feline friend into a frenzy (about $15).

43 Greenwich Ave.; 212-352-8591

Barking Zoo
172 Ninth Ave.; 212-255-0658

Sock It To Me
This season might be all about colored tights, but we still appreciate a good old-fashioned kneesock. These, by Hue, are meant to be worn with boots and have a strategically placed flower ($9).

151 W. 34th St.; 212-695-4400 or 800-925-7979

1000 Third Ave.; 212-705-2000

Back To The Future
George Nelson’s Sunflower clock, originally designed in 1958, has just been reissued. It’s made of birch plywood with lacquered metal, measures a hefty 29½ inches in diameter ($850).

29 Ninth Avenue; 212-929-3626

Liner Notes
Leather-covered lined notebooks are a nice accessory for people who prefer pen to palm ($32.50).

91 Crosby St.; 212-334-4447

Pipe Dreams
Art of the Chopper, by Tom Zimberoff, profiles about twenty of today’s top chopper builders (all men, many tattoos) and shows off their supercool creations; ($39.95).

Call 800-826-6600 for stores.

Coach Class
Coach has expanded its outwear collection to include an array of jackets—including this uptown-biker-chic quilted number. In navy or cream; $798.

342 Madison Ave.; 212-599-4777

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Carat Cake
How’s this for the ultimate holiday gift? A diamond monogram pendant by Harry Winston. In two sizes ($12,000 and $16,000) and choice of plain platinum chain or diamonds-by-the-yard ($4,500 to $10,000 extra). Special order only; allow six to eight weeks.

Harry Winston
718 Fifth Ave.; 212-245-2000

Case Study
Indigo’s plaid suitcases are a stylish way to store stuff in plain sight. In small ($90) and large ($145).

850 Lexington Ave.; 212-288-9243

Rules Of Attraction
Three by Three Seattle’s frames use magnets to secure pictures, no measuring necessary ($15.95).

International Center of Photography Bookstore
1133 Sixth Ave.; 212-857-9720

Home, James
Sure, your college biology book was working just fine, but we prefer this very mod “James the Doorman” doorstop to prop open our doors. In five colors; $19.95.

19 Prince St.; 212-274-1966

Pearly Whites
You change outfits for day and evening, so why not toothpaste? This set from GoSmile features two pastes infused with essential oils—citrus for day, and lavender, chamomile, and vanilla for night; $16 for one, $30 for the set.

Saks Fifth Avenue
611 Fifth Ave.; 212-753-4000

555 Broadway; 212-625-1309 Multiple locations. See store profile for details.

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Photographed by Eric Piasecki.