What’s in a name? That which we call the weekend by any other name would feel as sweet.
Talenti Gelato e Sorbetto
What: The Italian-style frozen treat company follows the meticulously sourced, all-natural formula to a fault — the fault being we can’t stop eating it.
Why: Small-batch varietals ($9) like double dark chocolate and fresh-squeezed Lisbon lemon come in reusable jars.
Where: Online at icecreamsource.com.
Ashley Watson + Lina Rennell Bags
What: Once upon a time, Rennell’s hand-printed organic cotton canvas met Watson’s ingenuity and prowess for making lovely totes by hand. Roomy, recycled leather-trimmed duffels ($440) and hobos ($360) ensued.
Why: A bag you’ll love ever after.
Where: Online at beklina.com.
BioLogic Bike Mount for iPhone
What: Completely weatherproof and shock resistant, the attaché ($60) fits on handlebars so you can track GPS position, speed, and distance traveled while you cruise.
Why: Fiddling with your phone while shifting gears is not a good iDea.
Where: Online at shopatron.com.
Mina Javid for Blik Headboard Wall Decals
What: Faux wrought iron or carved wood stickers ($40-$70) upgrade your sparse under-decorated bedroom without breaking from your “minimalist design scheme.” They’re available for twin, queen, and king beds in a rainbow of colors and peel off easily when you change your mind.
Why: Fake it ’til you make it.
Where: Online at whatisblik.com.
The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu
What: DailyCandy readers get exclusive first dibs and serious savings on weeklong, all-inclusive stays at the no-nonsense fitness and wellness retreat opening this fall.
Why: Packages start at $5,600 — but not for you! Save 25 percent (that’s $1,400!) on weeks booked from Sept. thru the end of the year.
When: Reserve your spot before Apr. 30.
Where: For all the details, see our L.A. edition online at dailycandy.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Talenti