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Jen Gotch Prints
What: Polaroids ($25-$65) snapped by the co-founder of Band.do, with precocious names (“I’m the American flag,” “So you’re fancy, huh?”) matched by sunny subjects and nostalgic composition.
Why: Beachy scenes that make you long to lounge and party snaps to get it poppin’.
Where: Online at ohsnapjengotch.com.
What: Functioning as the love child of brittle and toffee, the little clusters ($15-$80) are — wait for it — nuts.
Why: Bacon pecan, peanut pretzel, cherry almond, and (office favorite) cashew coconut.
Where: Online at nutwhats.com.
Very Fond of Food: a Year in Recipes, by Sophie Dahl
What: A pretty, simple assortment of dishes ($20) that focuses on healthy eating with just the right amount of indulgence from the lovely chef.
Why: Heartbreak carbonara, salmon fillets with wasabi coating, carrot and cream cheese muffins, and more.
Where: Online at amazon.com.
What: The perennial DC favorite is finally available online for all the world to see. Peruse her casual-cool collection of men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, and footwear.
Why: The A-line racer-back Opata dress ($449) in bright blue, black and white V-neck Cora tee ($311), and sunny yellow Gowanus flats ($391).
Where: Online at rachelcomey.com.
What: Now walk it out. Customize your heels ($88) by picking a height (two or three inches), width, material (suede, leather, or faux fur), and color (choose from twelve shades).
Why: They give new meaning to the phrase “if the shoe fits.”
Where: Online at chromaticgallerie.com.
Photo: Jen Gotch