Entering the season’s busiest shopping day = reward on ice. This cool Death Star ice cube is truly awesome. $9.99 at Think Geek
Just a few things we recommend placing under the Christmas tree.
The men’s down-filled city vest is ultra lightweight and can slip underneath a leather jacket or overcoat for extra core heat. $99 at Danier
J. Crew’s polka dot cashmere sweater is fun and cozy for winter, $228 at J. Crew
Very architectural Lady Gaga-esque patent leather shoes will always be an interesting focal point. $120 at Aldo Shoes
Canadian Jenny Bird’s accessories are always spot-on trends and the roaring lion ring is pretty remarkable, $125 at Jenny Bird
An umbrella that says it all, $45 at Raindrops in Toronto
The coolest ice cube is what the modern at-home host needs to blow the guests out of the water, $9.99 at Think Geek
Face masque to erase traces of 2012′s late nights and overtime hours, $40 at Eminence Organics
Kiss kiss bang bang wearing a soft cashmere and wool scarf with fun lips and delightful chunky knit detail for many winters, $550 by Sonia Rykiel at Nordstrom
Cozy sheepskin zebra-print slippers for my friend Sue who loves slippers as much as I do, $175 at UGG Australia
Fun dress socks for him by Fine Fit, $3.49 at Socks for Life
Images courtesy of Think Geek, Danier, Socks 4 Life, J. Crew, Aldo Shoes, Jenny Bird, Raindrops, Eminence Organics, and Nordstrom.