Finnish families eat dinner off these every night, or so you’ll tell your friends (Taika plate, $40 at Scandinavian Grace, 167 N. 9th St., nr. Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-384-7886).
Had you gone to Copenhagen, you would have bought six of these well-designed soft bread bags with magnetic closures to keep on hand for gifts ($39 at Hus, 11 Christopher St., at Gay St.; 212-620-5430).
A Vietnamese silk patchwork robe becomes a light spring coat here ($68 at Satya Home, 330 Bleecker St., at Christopher St.; 212-206-7004).
Claim you smuggled them through customs in your carry-on (Sakuramochi sweet-bean-paste-and-rice sweets with salt-preserved cherry leaves, $2.80 each at Minamoto Kitchoan, 608 Fifth Ave., at 49th St.; 212-489-3747).
Ismail Basbagi’s 1920s Turkish rug is cheaper than a trip to Istanbul’s bazaars ($2,500 at Beyond the Bosphorus, 79 Sullivan St., nr. Spring St.; 212-219-8257).
It reminded you of Frida Kahlo (Mexican embroidered purse, $60 at Tabwa, 66 Greenwich Ave., at Seventh Ave.; 212-924-8444).
Those Brits; even the swimsuits are well-tailored (Orlebar Brown swim trunks, $175 at Clearly First, 980 Madison Ave., at 76th St.; 212-988-8242).
Not as thrilling as an actual safari, but getting these bowls (made in sub-Saharan Africa from telephone wires) doesn’t require vaccinations ($180 at Amaridian, 31 Howard St., at Crosby St.; 917-463-3719).
It’s cheesy. It’s great. Give in (Big Ben teapot, $55 at Tea & Sympathy, 108 Greenwich Ave., nr. 13th St.; 212-807-8329).