Machine-washable crepe. Really! A curvy cowl-neck cocktail dress whose upkeep won’t take you to the cleaners.To buy: $158, laundrea.com.Featured January 2014
Masterfully crafted, this hefty walnut cutting board (12 by 18 inches; 13 pounds) resists scars that can trap bacteria.To buy: $150, brooklynbutcherblocks.com.
An olfactory rainbow of sophisticated roll-on perfumes by Fred Segal. Superb solo or paired; combo suggestions included.To buy: $150 for a set of 10, theblendfragrance.com.
Velvety makeup brushes engineered for trouble spots (like the curve around your nostrils that needs concealer). Each sold separately.To buy: $25 to $42 each, maccosmetics.com.
Yo, yogis: Free up an arm with a leather-handled canvas tote that gives your mat a place to hang out and carts an ample load. Off duty, this sack collapses, tucks, and ties to store.To buy: $60, mimotstudio.com.
Believe it or not, these boots were made for walking—thanks to hidden platforms, generous interior padding, and bendy soles.To buy: $189, nordstrom.com.
A trash can as smart as it is sleek. The powder-coated iron body holds a magnetic broom (yes, it’s included), and the swinging lid doubles as a dustpan.To buy: $149, westelm.com.
This 10-inch paper shredder looks artful and mysterious on your desk and lets you ditch top-secret documents like a Bond villain. Battery-operated.To buy: $60, neo-utility.com.
Five deliciously retro enameled mixing bowls, plus a matching colander, nest as one. Space-saving and charm-boosting.To buy: $118, brookfarmgeneralstore.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mail