For a little bit of South Beach in the city, Gandia Blasco USA (217 E. 59th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-421-6701) has Hotel Delano–style furniture. Based in Spain, Blasco makes chic minimalism out of everything from canopy beds ($7,050) to plastic woven floor mats ($375 to $510).
No time to blow-dry? The stylists at loftlike unisex salon Takamichi Hair (35 Great Jones St., nr. Lafayette St., seventh fl.; 212-420-7979) suggest cuts ($75 to $110), colors, and hair extensions that suit a lifestyle, not a trend.
And Manhattan’s first Oreck Clean Home Center (2003 Broadway, at 68th St.; 212-875-0002) has trained professionals on hand to help you purchase air purifiers, vacuum cleaners (around $399), and floor-care machines.