Covet

Covet April

With the ability to sync with any Bluetooth-enabled device, Stellé Audio’s new Mini-Clutch Speaker is the world’s prettiest way to party incognito. Available in silver, navy and gold and this “Blue Love” pattern, the chain-strapped little number plays music through a 2.0 stereo system that projects sound in 360 degrees—and …

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Get Shorty

What’s an entrepreneur and mom-of-three to do when she wants to drop a little baby weight? Develop her own line of athletic wear, natch. “I’m a fan of lifestyle brands with lots of color, like Trina Turk and Lilly Pulitzer, so I was bored to death wearing black stretch pants …

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covet january february

We all make resolutions to get in shape for the new year, but many of us end up dropping the ball by Valentine’s Day. Why not give yourself a leg up with this Rockin’ Roller Desk Chair made from a classic stability ball? Balancing on an orb all day long …

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Star Gazing

WHAT’S YOUR SIGN, BABY? While the name Astro Balls (much like that old pickup line from the ’70s) makes us giggle, we’re unabashedly attracted to the zodiac pendants by British designer Stephen Webster, who’s made custom baubles for everyone from Madonna to Mickey Rourke. All the usual suspects are here: …

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Covet Arm Candy

At night, Rebecca Myers’ Clipper Mill studio sits beneath sparkling lights strung across the brick rooftops, but during the day, it sparkles on its own. Visible reflections of nature grace the display cases with rings crafted perfectly into the shape of a twig, honeybee-adorned necklaces, delicate flower earrings and, of …

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Moonstruck

Sick of stalled zippers? Here’s your fix: The MagZip from Under Armour automatically aligns and locks into place by a magnetic pull. Engineer/inventor Scott Peters-along with his mom, Nancy Peters, and friend Dave Lyndaker-developed the efficient sliding technology to help Nancy’s brother who suffers from Myotonic Dystrophy, which makes zippers and …

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electric slide

When complaining about how much we loathe Spinning to local bike racer Rebecca Chan at a recent cocktail party, she said a certain piece of equipment might change our minds about hopping on a bike. The Specialized Turbo, an electric, pedal-assisted bicycle, carries the rider at speeds up to 28 …

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Sorbet soiree

Feeling like you need to lighten up? Prescription: the upbeat coral “Satchel” ($88) by Danielle Nicole, one of many easy options from Ellicott City-bred designer Danielle DiFerdinando’s sweet spring line. “My spring collection was inspired by the beautiful countryside of Italy and its amazing cities—Portofino, Milan, Venice and Rome,” says …

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Sole Sister

I’VE ALWAYS DREAMED of being a mermaid. But since I’m stuck with four appendages, I can’t wait to step out in these sexy, scalloped, sea-foam green “Bobbie” sandals—designed by none other than Sarah Jessica Parker. Her new Italian-made SJP line was inspired by designers like Charles Jourdan and Maud Frizon, …

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Get shorty

Why wait for May flowers, when you can have this minimalist-chic stretch satin number by Dennis Merotto in March? Known for his fresh modern perspective, European fabrics and sophisticated tailoring, the Toronto-based designer who has been designing high-end women’s clothing for the past 25 years—nine of them as senior designer …

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