Baby, it’s a wild world.
Dinosaur and Safari Animal Planters
What: A ferocious and ecofriendly way to celebrate Earth Day. Plus, you’ll breathe easily with Vic the Velociraptor or Penelope the Hippopotamus guarding your desk or windowsill.
Why: Each hand-painted planter ($18-$20) is made from a repurposed plastic toy and comes with a potted succulent and drainage holes.
Where: Online at etsy.com.
The Big New York Sandwich Book
What: Not able to munch your way through the Big Apple? Bring the greatest sammies from the best chefs and restaurants around the city to your doorstep.
Why: You’ve got 99 recipes (smoked brisket with cheese and smoked chili jam, grilled hanger steak and mint pesto), and a kitchen disaster ain’t one.
Where: Online at amazon.com.
|Curb your craving for an old-fashioned BLT with chef Daniel Boulud’s recipe for the perfect stove-top burger.|
The Good Flock Weekday Bag
What: Enforce the daily grind lifestyle with a fourteen-by-seventeen-inch tote ($149-$159) handcrafted in the USA with organic canvas and tanned leather.
Why: The right number of pockets (one outside, one inside), a laptop divider, and four professionally stylish designs.
Where: Online at thegoodflock.com.
Digby & Iona’s One of One Collection
What: Jewelry crafted from antique and found pieces culled from the Brooklyn-based designer’s studio.
Why: An ornate Triple Crown medallion made from a vintage embroidered military badge, a warthog tusk chain, flapper tassel necklace, and more.
Where: Online at digbyandiona.com.
Elk Arrives Stateside
What: The Australian company’s To the Sea collection full of easy, neutral colors and the softest fabrics comes to our fair shores for the first time.
Why: Simple tees embroidered with whales; pure wool marine stripe scarves; and lightweight, nautical-themed sweaters are perfect for year-round wear.
Where: Online at elkaccessories.com.au.
Photo: Courtesy of Plaid Pigeon