Ethical Ocean’s Belgian Chocolates
What: A guilt-free alternative ($15) to traditional Halloween candy. Made with 99 percent fair trade, natural ingredients, the treats (in milk or dark chocolate) will please even the ghastliest of ghouls.
Why: We all know what happens to the houses that give out raisins or toothbrushes.
Where: Online at ethicalocean.com.
J Brand and City Year
What: Our favorite jean-iuses have partnered with the urban outreach program on an exclusive style ($90-$144) available in shades of apache, plumberry, or vine. Consider it philanthropic denim.
Why: All proceeds go to the nonprofit, which improved 90 percent of its students’ literacy scores last year.
Where: Online at jbrandjeans.com.
What: The hipster iPhone photo app gets physical. See the manifestations of its sweet filters in the form of posters, mini prints and books, stickers, and more ($10-$25).
Why: Imagine how meta you’ll feel taking pictures of your pictures.
Where: Online at printstagr.am.
The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook
What: The wonderfully simple recipes ($16), arranged according to season, embrace country living. There’s plenty of room for notes and to pencil in your own family’s tried-and-true creations.
Why: Roast pork loin with gingerbread stuffing, caramelized pear bread pudding, and baked apple dumplings.
Where: Online at amazon.com.
Irene Wood Jewelry
What: The Seattle-based artist makes multihued, three-stranded chokers ($98-$200) with circular and octagonal wooden beads that aren’t your grandmother’s pearls.
Why: Get stately in the Once and Future Queen or paint yourself the golden child with the Midas.
Where: Online at irenewood.com.
DIY Costume Video
What: We put together a collection of easy last-minute getups. Crazy cat lady, search engines, or Paul Bunyan, here you come.
Why: Friends don’t let friends go as sexy bunnies.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Ethical Ocean