Earl turned out to be a dud, but the next storm? Survive stylishly with a throwback hurricane lantern, fueled by kerosene and lasting up to 27 hours (Dietz, $42 at Kiosk, 95 Spring St., nr. Broadway; 212-226-8601).
Done up in tribal prints, a cotton-upholstered ottoman is an instant living- room energizer ($198 at Anthropologie, 75 Ninth Ave., at 15th St.; 212-620-3116).
Bookmarc, the new Marc Jacobs–backed bookstore, borrows a minimalist page from Muji with this miniature colored-pencil set ($9; 400 Bleecker St., at W. 11th St.; 212-620-4021).