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    • Mar 16, 2017

    • By:Nicole Fonzino

    viramontes_Chanel_Suit_aSuit Yourself

    When it comes to fashion, one name always comes to mind: Coco Chanel. Because of her remarkable and everlasting accomplishments, Tony Viramontes used her as inspiration for one of his paintings entitled Chanel Suit. Perfect for the trendy mogul or the everyday fashionista, this painting embodies Chanel’s bold accomplishments by highlighting one of her most iconic dress pieces: suits. There’s something to be said for a piece of art that can spark an interesting conversation or be endlessly stared at… it’s called a must-have. Available at JonathanAdler.com, $700, or TonyViramontes.com.



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    Wanna Fonte?

    Designed by master Italian artisan Mario Lipparini, the Fonte is one of 24 furniture pieces in a line launched exclusively for Casa International. Uniquely shaped for easy maneuvering around the home, the Fonte can double as a seat or an ottoman, depending on your stylistic preference. The Fonte’s curved back can even be customized to your material of choice with rare wood finishes including sucupira or erable. It’s distinctive presence among your other furniture pieces will have you shouting, “Bellissima!”

    Available at CasaIntl.com, starting at $1,862



     Glass Sound Speaker_2Seeing the Light

    Say goodbye to old, compact speakers and hello to Sony’s latest innovation: the glass sound speaker. Don’t let its small size fool you; the glass sound speaker will transmit clear, crisp sounds throughout your space effortlessly thanks to its cylindrical glass tube tweeter and powerful 50mm woofer. Not only is the sound range incredible, but its additional features are as well. The glass sound speaker’s center lights up so you can have ambient lighting (and tunes) at dinner for two or bold lighting for parties with friends. It even has Bluetooth capabilities and can be controlled directly from an app on your smartphone. Either way, the glass sound speaker will change the way you look at electronics once and for all. Welcome to the future. Available at Sony.com, $799.99



    Hashtags have become a part of our everyday lives thanks to social media, so why not honor the iconic symbol the next time you have a drink? These stylish hashtag coasters by Kim Seybert will not only bring out your millennial side, but also have your guests rattling off innovative hashtags every time you get together. We call that a #WinWin. Available at KimSeybert.com, $98 (set of four)


    IMG_9107Divorcing Bad Hair

    Vikki Ziegler tackles not only divorce on her hit TV show Untying the Knot, but also disheveled hair with her latest product Lavish. Created with the workingwoman in mind, Lavish helps keep hair looking and smelling great throughout the day. Spritz the hair perfume to keep your locks looking luscious or use it as a body oil to give you a sensual scent. Whatever you use Lavish for, people will be asking for the key to your secret.


    KOR953418Gaining Access

    Michael Kors is the latest designer to delve into the wearable technologies category. Known for his stunning timepieces, the designer officially launched his Access line this September after unveiling at Baselworld. Access aims to provide wearers with, well, access to their smartphone technology anywhere they go. Think custom display faces, an activity tracker, notifications, phone calls and surfing the web with the flick of your wrist. Not only will it make on-the-go errands easier, but you will also look stylish while doing so!

    Available at MichaelKors.com/Access and at select Michael Kors lifestyle stores, $350


    DGRADIOThe ‘80s Revival

    The ‘80s style is back, and with that, the revival of the boom box—the Dolce Box, that is. This fun and innovative bag pays homage to this favorite tech accessory. A part of the Cruise 2017 collection, the Dolce Radio Bag is fashioned with maple wood, hand-painted embellishments and a leather-lined inside. The best part? The dials and speakers are totally functional, meaning you can jam out to the best ‘80s tunes wherever you go. Available at www.DolceGabbana.it.