PIG OUT: Who needs boring and basic speakers for their iPod when you can get a speaker dock that's sure to start a conversation! iPig is the latest innovation from Speakal and it not only delivers big style, but it also delivers big sound. This little pig boasts five speakers, including a 4 inch subwoofer, touch-sensitive volume controls and even a remote control! $119.99 available at www.speakal.com.
CO-OP ERATE: This is the best time of year to take advantage of end-of-Summer sales and if you're looking for the best in contemporary designers, head on over toBarney's Co-Op on Rittenhouse Square to find some of the best names at a significant discount. Whether you're looking to score a Marc Jacobs bag or a fabulous Rag and Bone blazer, you're sure to get your reail fix at one of Philly's best stores! Barney's Co-Op, 130 South 18th Street, 215.563.5333
GO BANANAS: No wine should ever go to waste and with Alessi's Banana Boy stoppers you can keep your wine fresh and fun! These kitschy monkey's hear no evil, see no evil or speak no evi,l so no matter how wild you get off that Chianti, they won't tell anyone! $36 available at The Musuem Store at The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
GOLD RUSH: Every woman should own one handbag that she can't live without and Melie Bianco bags give you that "luxe for less" we're all looking for. Her woven cinched bag in Gold is the perfect style to carry you through the end of the Summer and take you right into the Fall! Metallics are one of the biggest upcoming trends and this bag is sure to make a statement! Melie Bianco Woven Cinched Bag, $106 available at J.Karma Boutique,62 N.3rd Street,215.627.9625
BERYLL WITH ME: Beryll sunglasses are state-of-the-art shades that are manufactured out of nickel free surgical steel or hand polished rich Italian acetate. Celebrity super couple Angie and Brad are hardly spotted without theirs and it's probably because all of their lenses provide a 100% filter against harmful UVA, UVB and UVC-rays allowing for perfect visibility even from the darkest lenses. And get this, all of their uber-hip shades are limited editions so you won't see ten other people at the Jersey shore wearing your style! Beryll Blackjack, $310.00 available at www.beryll.com