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A narcissist’s dream, Ken Wingard’s clevernew mirror frame lets you see yourself every time youlook at what’s in it. Holds an eight-by-tenphoto and can be wall-mounted. $50 at Studio Museum inHarlem.

Studio Museum in Harlem
144 West 125th Street, 212-864-4500
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These cards are clear plastic, but their clever designensures your opponents have no idea what you’reholding. $10 at Mxyplyzyk.

125 Greenwich Avenue, 212-989-4300

Those Jane Fox girls are busy bees. Not only do theymake really cute bags and hats, but they justintroduced a set of nesting laminated trays that foldflat for easy storage. Five patterns, $80 a set, atOlive & Bette’s.

Olive & Bette’s
158 Spring Street, 646-613-8772
1070 Madison Avenue, near 81st Street, 212-717-9655

The Bloom card by Artecnica is the most innovativegreeting we’ve seen lately. It starts as acircle; to reveal the message, you peel back the“petals.” Greetings includeHI, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, and CONGRATULATIONS! ($5).

23 East 20th Street, 212-228-2556
115 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-789-0061

Club Monaco’s colorful men’s belts addpizzazz to otherwise plain pants. In blue, yellow,white, and fuchsia ($32).

Club Monaco
8 West 57th Street, 212-459-9863
160 Fifth Avenue, at 21st Street, 212-352-0936
2376 Broadway, at 87th Street, 212-579-2587

It takes a week to make this silk-lined linen skirt(the rhinestones are applied by hand), andyou’ll feel like a goddess wearing it ($600).

Lucy Barnes
117 Perry Street, 212-647-0149

Slip on Lambertson Truex’s comfy new slides fora bit of Morocco in Manhattan ($325).

Jeffrey New York
449 West 14th Street, 212- 206-1272
Bergdorf Goodman
754 Fifth Avenue, at 58th Street, 212-753-7300

Instead of scrawling instructions on the kitchennotepad every time you hire a sitter, jot them downonce and for all in A Parent’s Journal forthe Babysitter. It’s divided into tabbedsections—categories range from food toactivities—where you write in your dos anddon’ts. Comes with a separate pad for contactinformation and schedules ($27).

Home Gramercy Park
243 Third Avenue, near 19th Street, 212-673-4463.

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