Digging through the market’s myriad options for that perfect something—be it a big-ticket item or a small (but statement-making) detail—can be more than a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you, scouring the globe for the best of the best: The Short List!
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Perk up your tried-and-true neutrals with a dose of juicy, eye-popping color. From sunshine yellow to clear-skies blue, these hues create a sophisticated counterpoint to buttery camel and beige.
Featuring a playful pattern inspired by Alexander Girard, this Plaid Vase makes a cheerful home for flowers or branches. $38. cosmicpeacestudio.com.
Blue Iseo Tumbler
The nubby texture of the (dishwasher-safe!) Blue Iseo Tumbler by Zafferano feels great in your hand and works equally well for morning juice or evening cocktails. $36. landofbelle.com.
Neon Pink Stripe Zip Wallet
A pink zipper and matching stripe zing up the classic lines of the crafted-in-L.A. Neon Pink Stripe Zip Wallet. $255. clairev.com.
Neon Blue Christina Earrings
Paired with a neutral outfit, these 18 karat gold-and-enamel Neon Blue Cristina Earrings are perfect for easing into brights. $850. melissakayejewelry.com.
Freshie Fraîche Watch Band
Balancing energetic stripes with natural leather, the Freshie Fraîche Watchband upgrades a standard smart watch. $400. lacalifornienne.com.
Rainbow Playing Cards
More fun than a bowl of party mix, these Rainbow Playing Cards jazz up game night and come in a handsome box just right for gifting. $13. fredericksandmae.com.
We love the contrast of artist-designer Marianna Kennedy’s jewel-like, polished-resin Candlestick on a natural linen tablecloth. $205. mariannakennedy.com.
Prince of Sun’s upbeat and elegant Amalfi Dinnerware is inspired by Italy’s famous coast. From $180 for a set of two dessert plates. artemest.com.
Large Jewel Tray
Stash your spare change on this cheerful, graphic Large Jewelry Tray, handmade in Brooklyn. $48. weareclosedonmondays.com.
From cult-favorite Tokyo brand Postalco, the leather-and-cotton-canvas Legal Envelope has two interior pockets to keep you organized. $435. mahatma.com.
Treat your favorite pup to this handsome, biodegradable Tug Toy made from vegetable-tanned leather. From $26. housedogge.com.