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A new hipster classic: scented candles sculpted underwater.
Le Feu de L’Eau “Bleu Phthalo”
HomArt “Quartz” ceramics in white
Turkish-T “Basic Breeze” tie-dye towel in navy
Arteriors “Aberdeen” small apple container
Chay “Constellation” tea towel by Wendy Polish
From one of our favorite artisans, an “orchid pot” fit for an Indian palace (or a studio apartment).
Simon Paul Scott medium “Lotus” bowl
Elizabeth Cole “Bacall” earrings in gray
Serena & Lily braided-edge throw in heathered gray
A handmade Portuguese bowl that’s stylish enough for display but sturdy enough for everyday use.
Canvas “Spongeware” handmade cereal bowl
Chay throw pillows
Emilia Ceramics blue striped round vase by Talavera Vazquez
Art collectors, take note: acrylic cloudscapes by New York artist Tom Borgese add a sense of serenity to any interior.
“Cloud Study #3” oil on canvas
Debauve & Gallais black toffee tea
The 2 Bandits “Concho” wing cuff in antique silver
This natural wood serving tray is petrifyingly chic.
Ankasa large petrified-wood cheese plate
small banded vase
Combining the fragrances of Mexican tuberose, Egyptian jasmine, and Moroccan orange blossom, this candle is a world tour waiting to happen.
Hudson Grace “Original”
Handmade porcelain bowls are just the ticket for serving hors d’oeuvres at holiday soirees.
Caroline Z. Hurley handmade porcelain bowls
Irving & Fine “Patmos” tunic in lavender jacquard
Billy Cotton pitcher
Hable Construction “Coal in Charcoal Cosmos” bag
Artek umbrella stand “115” by Alvar Aalto
Billy Cotton “Curved” water glasses (set of 4)
Jamie Young large “Chalkboard” globe
Coral & Tusk “Dandy Bunch” boutonniere
Tappan Collective “Black Basalt” unframed photograph by Molly Berman
Prepare to be parroted after wearing these Swarovski-crystal sparklers.
Elizabeth Cole “Macaw” earrings
Bernard Maisner “Snake” note cards (set of 8)
“Snake” letter opener
Jonathan Adler “Carnaby Zebra” stacking dish in gold
Liz O’Brien purple amethyst votives
Kayu “Baha” straw in leopard
Horne “Pawz” salt-and-pepper set
Liz O’Brien lacquered tray in malachite green
Effortless and elegant—a wardrobe must for a winter escape to the tropics.
Haremlique “Harem Flower” caftan
Global Views “Malachite” drinking glass
Kelly Wearstler “Pavlov” earrings
Coral & Tusk “Indian Animal” cocktail napkins (set of 4)
Tappan Collective “Coastline” unframed photograph
by Marc Gabor
A dainty, scalloped lacquer tray designed by domino favorite Rita Konig.
The Lacquer Company “Belles Rives” small tray in citron by Rita Konig
Caroline Z. Hurley “Pelosi1” linen throw
Kelly Wearstler gold striped bowl
John Robshaw “Twine” turban
Nothing holds a candle to these bright, enameled favorites.
Billy Cotton candlestick holders in yellow and white
Kari Herer’s signed
are priced to please!
Kari Herer botanical print
Theresienthal “Planet Earth Bees” tumbler in tangerine
AERIN “Leaf” bottle opener in brass
Catskill Provisions “Spring” honey
Doug Johnston pink-on-white basket
Go for the gold: these hand-cast gilt sconces are inspired by the intricate creations of Austrian artist and metal work designer Dagobert Peche.
Neue Galerie gold-leafed wall sconce by Michele Oka Doner
“James Turrell: A Retrospective” by Michael Govan
“Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961–1996” by Michael Govan $175 yalepress.yale.edu
Victoria Cohen’s pics of the Chelsea’s haunting interiors are raw, gritty, and steeped with the spirits of the artists who’ve called the hotel home.
“Hotel Chelsea” by Victoria Cohen
“Lookaway, Lookaway: A Novel” by Wilton Barnhardt $25.99 us.macmillan.com
“It’s Modern: The Eye and Visual Influence of Alexander Liberman” by Charles Churchward
Dictated by fashion’s high priestess to the luckiest staff in the business, these communiqués brim with such pizzazz-filled declaratives as “This is the year of the ribbon.”
“Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years,” edited by Alexander Vreeland
“Swans: Legends of the Jet Society” by Nicholas Foulkes $195 www.assouline.com
“Fashion Insiders’ Guide: Paris” and “Fashion Insiders’ Guide: New York” by Carole Sabas
TOP “Valentino: Master of Couture: A Private View” by Valentino
MIDDLE “Lee Miller in Fashion” by Becky E. Conekin (available October 8) $45 monacellipress.com
BOTTOM “The Great Houses of Cayetana, Duchess of Alba” by Naty Abascal about $75 www.edicioneselviso.com
“Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me” by Patricia Volk
“Fashion A–Z: An Illustrated Dictionary” by Alex Newman $16.95 laurenceking.com