June 2011

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  • Elizabeth and James Chrystie Glasses

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    As the saying goes, just as being smart is sexy, so is looking smart. The Chrystie tortoise frames practically purr ‘Naughty Librarian’ without veering into campy territory. Suitable for everyday, show your subtly sexy style with these retro-shaped specs.

    $215 at Shopbop | Buy

    | Posted 30 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Little Luck Elephant Necklace

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    One little lucky elephant packs plenty of charm.

    $148 at Alex Woo | Buy

    | Posted 29 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Emerald-Cut Cocktail Ring

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    This ginormous emerald-cut stone is actually erinite, but does it really matter if it isn’t a true emerald? The sharp and clean shape of this gold cocktail ring is so striking, you will add poshness and sparkle to any ensemble by slipping it on.

    $84 at Diana Warner Studio | Buy

    | Posted 28 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Pack It Up Weekender

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    Heading out of town for the holiday weekend? Stow all of your beach and barbecue needs in this roomy canvas weekend bag from Nixon. This tote is durable, squashable, washable and not to mention cute. Pack it all up and head out!

    $140 at Nixon | Buy

    | Posted 28 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Surf SarongTowel

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    Lay out your picnic spread or wrap yourself up after a dip in the pool- either way this blanket/towel hybrid is a clever new summer staple.

    $98 at Nomadic Thread Society | Buy

    | Posted 27 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Grill Masters Shorts

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    Sure, he’s a Grill Master, but he’s not going to do something tacky like wear an apron that screams “King of The Grill”. This master of charcoal wears his pride a bit more subtly with Bonobos grill-themed twist on a preppy classic, the embroidered khaki shorts. Stoke those coals in style, Grill Master.

    $75 at Bonobos | Buy

    | Posted 27 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Stripe Teelicious Lagoon Tank

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    A little extra length adds a lot more stripes on this flowy, racerback tank from Teelicious. The key lime stripes are ripe for summer, and the tank is made with sweat-wicking material, so you will look breezy and cool even if you’re actually sweating bullets.

    $36 at Athleta | Buy

    | Posted 23 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Page Flags

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    This might be the only possible way to cheer up a calculus text book. At least the page flags are bright and hopeful, even if the students aren’t.

    $7 at Spoon Sisters | Buy

    | Posted 23 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Growbottle

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    An educational gift is most fitting for teacher appreciation, no? This former wine bottle (don’t tell the children) finds new life as a hydrogarden, packed with pebbles and seeds and ready to get growing. Your favorite teacher can leave this in the classroom or hoard the herbs at home.

    $35 at Uncommon Goods | Buy

    | Posted 23 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Imak Ergonomic Back Cushion

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    Though teachers do spend a ton of time on their feet, they are also often hunched at a desk, sifting through homework and writing reports. This might not be a glamorous gift but a tired teacher will thank you endlessly for the cushiony support.

    $25 at Amazon | Buy

    | Posted 23 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Thick & Thin Fedora

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    The hungover morning-after trifecta: This fedora hides your ratty bedhead, obscures last nights’ smeared eye makeup, and is so cute people will give you stylistic credit for pulling off a hip trend, when you really just stumbled out of bed.

    $22 at Threads 4 Thought | Buy

    | Posted 22 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Letterpress Journals

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    Notes, notes, everywhere, but can this overwhelmed teacher keep track of her busy days? Give her a journal to jot it all down in, and help her clear the post-it cemetery off of her desk. Or, if this teacher is already uber-organized, a set of journals is a great way to remember milestones, achievements, and the funny things her students say.

    $8 at Kates Paperie | Buy

    | Posted 22 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Notepad Clock

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    Hello, multi-tasker. A great desk timekeeper for a teacher who doesn’t want to be caught watching the clock by his students, with a bonus notepad for the endless educational to-do lists.

    $25 at MOMA Store | Buy

    | Posted 22 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Hard Candy Stylus And Pen

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    Your favorite teacher may have gone digital long ago, but papers still need a letter grade scrawled at the top. Hard Candy offers a two-for-one with a sleek ballpoint pen with a stylus on the opposite end, suitable for iPads or pointing at naughty students.

    $35 at Target | Buy

    | Posted 22 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Jonathan Adler All Occasion Card set

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    Never get caught sheepishly sending a card AFTER the important birthday/promotion/baby/etc. This chic set by Jonathan Adler organizes your greetings by occasion and comes stocked with sixteen of Adler’s own designs. All you need are salutations and stamps.

    $16 at Nordstrom | Buy

    | Posted 21 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Donorschoose.org Donation

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    This genius nonprofit hooks up willing donors to classrooms who need supplies. Fulfill a teachers need of books, paper towels, crayons- or simply give a monetary donation. Not having to dig into his own pocket will make the teacher you’re supporting all the more grateful.

    $50 at Donors Choose | Buy

    | Posted 21 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Clairebella Clipboard

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    Thank your favorite teacher or coach with a stylish and personalized clipboard. By making an everyday item more attractive and their very own, a little shine is added to those mundane tasks educators endure day in and day out.

    $36 at Phine And Whimsey | Buy

    | Posted 21 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Dorset Red Weekender Tote

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    Too much stuff but not enough hands? Try the roomy Dorset tote, which comes in a fab red and white print with contrasting orange handles. This bag is a bit of an optical illusion- with a narrower opening and larger bottom, it carries way more than you think will be possible. You’ll be able to tote all of your essentials plus the beach or park add-ons, and this all-cotton wonder will clean easily at the end of a fun summer day.

    $60 at Needham Lane | Buy

    | Posted 21 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Toe-Strap Flip-Flops

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    Though we’re partial to the fun zebra print, this toe-hugging twist on the classic summer flip-flop comes in a rainbow of colors, and you can’t beat the price. $5 each? Load up on your favorite shades and revel in all your frugal fashionista glory.

    $5 at Old Navy | Buy

    (On sale)

    | Posted 21 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Bird Alarm Clock

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    Wake that sleepy head up with the cheerful chirping of birds. This fittingly bird-shaped alarm clock will gently tweet to rouse you from your slumber, or it can be switched to Annoying Mechanical Beep mode for those of you who are more reluctant to get up.

    $40 at A+R Store | Buy

    | Posted 20 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Gingham Check Dress

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    Your busy summer days need a cool and comfortable day-dress. This cotton number features a subtle grey and white gingham print and soft gathers at the neck. Belt it or wear it loose- this dress will always look fresh and fun.

    $125 at Makie Clothier | Buy

    | Posted 20 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Wowza Sandal

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    When you need to ditch your dancing shoes strap on the beaded Wowza sandal and still be evening-ready but eons more comfortable. This shiny gold shoe has enough beaded flair to spare and will keep you on your feet all night long.

    $79 at Nine West | Buy

    | Posted 17 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Baggu Bag

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    Roomy and nearly indestructible, load up on a bunch of Baggu bags and schlep in style.

    $8 at Baggu | Buy

    | Posted 17 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • DKNY One-Shoulder Maillot Swimsuit

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    A sophisticated swimsuit is hard to come by, but this one-shoulder tank fits the style bill. Bold black and white diagonal stripes will hide what you want hidden and create a narrow illusion, boosting your poolside confidence.

    $108 at Bloomingdale's | Buy

    | Posted 17 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene
  • Gold Cut Wrap Bracelet

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    Simple but striking, this gold and black bracelet will go with everything but still make a stylish statement. Warning: May lead to weird wrist tan lines.

    $38 at Emma Stine | Buy

    | Posted 16 Jun, 2011 in June 2011 by Rene

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