Pulpo Paul’s next five picks.
TsuruBride Orwell Clutches
What: Metallic leather alligators, elephants, orcas, and more ($80-$90) are just hefty enough to guard your phone, lipgloss, moola, and ID.
Why: These pets make your Chia look like a chore.
Where: Online at etsy.com.
Metropolis Soap Co.
What: The vegan suds ($6-$25) clean you up in a world of dirt and smut. Agents like essential oils, Dead Sea mud, jojoba beads, and activated charcoal keep your skin on the up-and-up.
Why: Best bar in the city is The Black Soap Horror (with lavender, lime, and tea tree oils).
Where: Online at metropolissoap.com.
DailyCandy on Facebook
What: Become our fan for special deals, early access to sales, and sneak peeks at upcoming stories.
Why: You like us. You really like us.
Where: Online at facebook.com.
Rivane Neuenschwander: I Wish Your Wish
What: The well-traveled Brazilian art installation makes the digital jump. Your hopes and dreams are added to the legion of printed ribbons that physical visitors pluck and wear.
Why: Leave the grunt work to someone else. When the ribbon falls off, your wish is granted.
Where: Online at newmuseum.org.
Avva Felt Breadbasket by Josh Jakus
What: Four-cornered loaf tote ($62) stores flat then folds up to carry your bagels, croissants, or pumpernickel.
Why: Life’s a picnic. Add design-savvy, thick wool felt in green, brown, gray, or ivory to yours.
Where: Online at teroforma.com.
Photo: Courtesy of TsuruBride