Bold Jewelry from Smak Parlour

$20 wines and haute housewares too


SAIL AWAY: While the girls behind Smak Parlour may be known for their in-house, one-of-a-kind fashions, next time you stop into their ultra-girly pink boutique, be sure to check out the incredible selection of accessories and jewelry by designers like Tarina Tarantino. From oversized necklaces to nautical themed earrings and bracelets, these piece will add just the right finishing touch to all of your summer looks! Anchor Earrings, $42 available at Smak Parkour, 219 Market Street, 215.625.4551

CAPETOWN CHIANTI: Want great tasting wine that "does good" too? Well get to your local liquor store and snatch up the delicious yet inexpensive offerings from Heritage Link Brands. The company was founded by Selena Cuffe to help South African wine makers overcome apartheid-era barriers which still prevented them from securing product distribution in the United States. Thanks to Cuffe, the wines are sold in forty states through vendors like Whole Foods and at under $20 a bottle, they're easy on the pocketbook. Available at Whole Foods, 929 South Street, 215.733.9788

CALIFORNIA KING: If you love the minimal yet luxurious feel of James Perse's designs then you'll be easily won over by his new line of bedding.  The king of T's has moved into housewares with the debut of a Bed Collection that includes everything from pillow shams to duvets to cashmere throws which are made from 500-thread-count cotton. Getting out of bed just got even harder! Sheet Set, $150 available at James Perse.

SAFETY FIRST: For all of you sports and outdoor buffs, Road ID will let you keep active while keeping you safe. Their identification tags are engraved with all of your vital information and emergency contacts in the event of an accident, if you can't speak for yourself. The bracelets come in a variety of colors and they even look cool enough to wear as an accessory! And if it's good enough for Lance and the entire Tour de France, it's good enough for you! Road ID Elite, $29.99 available at

HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESS: Spice up your kitchen with Haute Hostess Aprons! These handmade over-the-top designs are meant to be slipped into moments before the first partygoers excitedly ring the doorbell. After all, every hostess should emerge looking as ravishing as the ravioli and ready to party! Give Me Sugar Apron, $100 available at Haute Hostess.

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