One handy workstation: Alison says June and Molly both put “a clean work space for homework and writing letters” at the top of their wish lists. The Cabana Vanity ($1,995, ducducnyc.com) has three roomy drawers and a flip-up mirror in the center compartment, so it can serve as a desk and a vanity. The best part: A sleek, big-girl look means June and Molly will use it for years to come.
Storage that’s undercover: Molly’s biggest gripe? “Some areas are too full, like the floor!” Two cushion-lidded ottomans ($129 each, companykids.com) offer a place to stash all those accumulating odds and ends and provide glamorous seating for each girl to call her own.