Never thought you’d see the words mod and découpage used together? Neither did we, until we saw the new designs from the MacBeth Collection. Our favorite item is this caddy, as good for dorms as for desks ($48).
490 Amsterdam Ave.
This reversible bowl is made of two layers of plastic in contrasting colors—how you fold it determines which color shows. Choose from red-blue, red-yellow, or yellow-blue ($25).
125 Greenwich Ave.
It’s the Cadillac of cheese graters—Williams-Sonoma’s stainless-steel number with a gorgeous olive-wood box to capture the shavings ($29)
Or, check out williams-sonoma.com.
Who cares if your kid can’t walk yet? These Chuck Taylor–esque leather high-tops are supercool ($42).
Barneys New York
600 Madison Ave.
Also available at petitpatapon.com.
The GelGems ABC set lets your kids go crazy putting letters on windows, shower doors, and almost every other surface. But unlike crayons, GelGems are easy to remove ($29.95).
Lee’s Art Shop
220 W. 57th St.
You’re shopping for a frame but forgot to bring the picture that’s supposed to go in it. Sound familiar? Vilmain’s photo stand will fit any size snapshot. Just slip it in and voilà! ($20)
The Clay Pot
162 Seventh Ave.
Just a ’Shmere
These soft and snuggly cashmere zip-front hoodies for men, in three colors ($229).
699 Fifth Ave.
Everyday Artifact’s new Treasures copper and porcelain boxes have a surprise inside—a set of symbols or words that get your message across. We hear it’s become a popular way to present an engagement ring ($23.95).
555 Amsterdam Ave.
Check out everydayartifact.com for more information.
Draw a Bead
Sue Rosengard’s jewelry is more about bang for the buck than bling. This simple-but-sophisticated necklace with a laser-cut sterling-silver bead is just ($45).
259 W. 4th St.
The shag-rug trend isn’t just for wood-paneled basements. These, by DKNY Life, are for the bathroom. They have big, fun loops, come in nine colors, and are $50.
1000 Third Ave.
151 W. 34th St.
Photographed by Eric Piasecki.