Stumped about what to get her for Chriswanzakuh? Stalk her Facebook page. Moms, sisters, and pals all love gifts based on their “Interests.”
Photography, Music, Helping Others
Tivoli Audio teamed with Italian furniture designer Cappellini to build a snazzy stereo. Available at Cappellini’s new showroom (10 Northeast 39th Street, Design District; 305-576-3636), it connects to Wi-Fi, streams Internet stations from around the world, and looks like it belongs on the set of Mad Men. British artist Rob Ryan designed a limited-edition Lomography camera for Urban Outfitters. Covered in pastel flowers, it distorts photos, making them look all arty. Kiehl’s commissioned New York artist Kaws to create a bottle for its Creme de Corps holiday collection body cream — all proceeds go to RxArt.
Travel, French Vogue, Bright Colors
Belgian brand Ice-Watch lands in the U.S. at Claudia N (639 Lincoln Road, South Beach; 305-534-5986). The playful timepieces come in neon hues and retail for less than $110. Denimocracy, a new line of jeans, lets trendsetters dabble with bright colors and tye-die without costing a pretty penny. Find the skinny jeans at Blush (6633 South Dixie Highway; 786-268-0678), and, for goodness sake, err on the small side. Australian designer Rebecca Thompson debuts at Boheme boutique (959 West Avenue, South Beach; 305-531-9595) with whimsical caftans and embroidered dresses.
Anime, Fair Trade Coffee, Recycling
Your artsy gal pal will love a Mimushi toy. Handmade from renewable wood, the child sumo wrestler wears a diaper and will appeal to her hipster sensibilities. Speaking of, the owners of ecofriendly home shop Eclectica and über-hip Sweat Records have teamed up to make (and sell) limited-edition journals out of recycled album covers like Foghat’s Tight Shoes. She’ll sip organic brew out of a colorful coffee mug, created by visual artist Dzine and available at The Bass Museum of Art.
’Tis the season to answer a friend’s request.
Santa, baby, forgetting someone? Check out ShopTalk for digital Rubik’s Cubes, studded ballet slippers, handcrafted calendars, and more gifts for gals.
Photos: Courtesy of Cappellini; Courtesy of Urban Outfitters; Courtesy of Ice-Watch; Claudia Calle / Courtesy of Quimera Creative Studio