“This would be a fun upgrade on my son’s Thomas the Tank Engine that’s easy on adult eyes as well.”
Fagus crane, $175 at Kid O, 123 W. 10th St., nr. Greenwich Ave.; 212-366-5436.
“Not only are these dishwasher- and oven-safe, they look like pieces of sculpture on the table.”
Three-piece serving set, $280 at Just Scandinavian, 161 Hudson St., at Laight St.; 212-334-2556.
“Ford’s one of my favorite contemporary artists. I can’t afford one of his paintings (or even this book), but I can dream.”
Walton Ford’s Pancha Tantra, $1,800 at Taschen, 107 Greene St., nr. Prince St.; 212-226-2212.
“Lots and lots of these is what makes them work. And nobody ever suspects they’re fake.”
Forsythia branches, $19 at Silk Gardens & Trees, 113 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-629-0600.
“This ring is my fantasy present that I definitely won’t be getting.”
Baroque pearl ring, $4,950 at de Vera, 1 Crosby St., at Howard St.; 212-625-0838.
“I love storage boxes that don’t look like you’re hiding anything.”
Zebra boxes, $65, $75, and $95 (depending on size) at William-Wayne & Co., 40 University Pl., at 9th St.; 212-533-4711.
“I learned how to draw from a set of vintage mannequins as a kid. The face on this one is really beautiful.”
Wax mannequin head, $650 at Obscura Oddities and Antiques, 280 E. 10th St., nr. Ave. A; 212-505-9251.