Swatch gives old-school clockwork a neon face-lift with its New Gent lacquered watches ($75 at 1528 Broadway, at 45th St.; 212-764-5541), available in ten superbright colors.
Cancel your housesitter and opt for Lechuza’s Delta 20 windowsill planter ($40 at Sprout Home, 44 Grand St., nr. Kent Ave., Williamsburg; 718-388-4440). Its lining mimics the earth to circulate water as needed, allowing you to douse your greenery just every few weeks.
You needn’t be flush to get Ryan McGinness’s art in your hands: These black-light playing cards ($35 at the Shop at the Standard, 444 W. 13th St., nr. Washington St.; 212-645-4646) are printed with his illustrations.