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Isn’t it odd how the most-used room in the home – the bathroom – often gets the least amount of decorating attention? These stylish accessories from the Fetish Collection by D.I.G.S. will spruce up even the most neglected space. Each piece is made in Germany of handblown crystal, hand-brushed satin nickel, and ebonized oak, which is sealed so it won’t shrink or crack ($120 for tissue box, $75 for tumbler, $130 for pump).
469 Broome Street/212-966-0605
225 East 57th Street/212-371-9266
It’s not easy being cute in sub-zero temperatures. But with Claire Blaydon’s sexy, fuzzy camisole you can keep warm and look hot all at the same time. This stylish, body-hugging number is made of a cashmere, angora, and wool blend, lined with cotton jersey and trimmed with lace, and it comes with a sassy little neckscarf. Available in solid colors and stripes, it’s perfect under a jacket during the day, or solo for evening ($65).
202A Mott Street/212-219-1490
Loop Design’s new Mood mouse pad puts ten descriptive symbols used in online chatting, ranging from :-# (I wear braces) to :-* (kiss), right at your fingertips. It also doubles as a notepad – so each sheet can be ripped off when it gets grungy from use ($9).
52 East 14th Street/212-598-4666
Elizabeth Elkins likes to take her Great Dane, Jean Lafitte, with her wherever she goes. “I went looking for a book that would list all the places I could take him,” she says. “And it didn’t exist.” So she wrote one. Jean Lafitte International – New York is filled with information on dog runs, pooch-friendly restaurants, and boutiques that sell chic canine accessories.
NEW YORK DOG SPA & HOTEL
145 West 18th Street/212-243-1199
Best in Throws
It seems unfair to call the Morgan Collection’s creations throws. For once you wrap yourself in one of these supersoft merino-wool wonders, you won’t want to throw them anywhere. Andrew Morgan spent years on Seventh Avenue and approaches his home collection from a fashion perspective. “These colors are in tune with today’s fashions,” he explains. “So this is like ready-to-wear for the home.” Throws are available in patterns and solids with pillows that can be mixed and matched ($395).
ABC CARPET & HOME
888 Broadway, at 19th Street/212-473-3000
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