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Canadian designer Philippe Malouin's new folding Shift chair for Umbra is a chic interpretation of one of the most useful things ever created: the clothes hanger. Made from Baltic birch, it comes in marine, gray and yellow. $275 each, at the Nasher Sculpture Center store. D esigned in the 1920s by famed French architect and furniture designer Jacques Adnet, the Quadro lamp has been rereleased in a limited quantity of 250 by Roche Bobois. In marble, chrome and gold metal. $2,664, at Roche Bobois. Hand-blown and etched in the Czech Republic by Artel artisans, these Bohemian crystal double old-fashioned glasses take a nostalgic look back at the Golden Age of sports (and drinking) during the 1920s. $216 each, exclusively in Texas at Bernadette Schaeffler. I'm dreaming of Bunny Mellon's townhouse in New York (125 E. 70th Street), which is on the block. $41,000,000, though Sotheby's New York. REBECCA SHERMAN HOME DESIGN EDITOR, DALLAS + HOUSTON For decades until 1995, Philippe Dumas — the grandson of Emile Hermès — painted whimsical watercolors that are now collected in the Hermes museum in Paris. Hermès has just released a set of nine small sketchbooks of Dumas' works. When presented in an Hermès bag, they make a chic hostess gift. $90, at the Hermès boutique. L ondon's luxury product designer Jo Sampson has teamed up with Waterford for a limited-edition crystal desktop bar that William Powell would have loved. $17,500, through Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's exotic travels, Histoires de Parfums' 1899 is guy-gift- able, with masculine top notes of Italian bergamot, juniper and black pepper. $205, at histoiresdeparfums. com, A large stack of Sid Mashburn Shetland lambswool crewneck sweaters in colors ranging from tomato red and blueprint to heather indigo, fern green and heather sand. $195 each, at sidmashburn. com. RANDY POWERS CONTRIBUTING EDITOR — DESIGN Hermès wool-and-cashmere Avalon tartan throw in red. $1,500, at the Hermès boutique.. KENNON EVETT Silver milk-can cocktail shaker was a foil during 1920s Prohibition $4,500, at Fred Nevill Antiques, CERON AND TODD FISCUS CONTRIBUTING EDITORS — STYLE Photographer Steve Wrubel's Palm #13, signed edition of 200; part of the "29 Palms" series, 2014. $2,600 to $3,600 framed, at Blue Print, The Peninsula Paris hotel … is a dream. Information Thom Browne's fall collection has some very collectable pieces with great detail. At B iegert & Funk's Qlock Two wall clock makes you look at time in a different way — via words in a 110-letter grid. It's received more than a dozen design awards; available in brushed stainless steel or in seven colors, and in 12 languages. $1,495, at CAROL ISAAK BARDEN CONTRIBUTING EDITOR — TRAVEL J. Randall Powers' Hargett adjustable table lamp in hand-rubbed antique brass is exceptional. It's also perfectly marvelous in polished nickel, brass or bronze. $450, at Laura Lee Clark Interior Design. The Jane: unabashedly glamorous red suede shoes from Hermès. $1,075, at the Hermès boutique. From clubhouse to construction site, the Bulgari- Bulgari 18K pink-gold bracelet with mother-of-pearl and onyx is endlessly wearable. $8,150, at the Bulgari boutique. Even a nonsmoker will appreciate this lighter, which brings to mind the understated cool of Cole Porter. Black lacquer and palladium finish. $1,260, at Cartier. Deck the halls with origami: artful synthetic paper swags by Misfold. $200, at Dallas Museum of Art. A ir France's new La Premiere Cabin has a full bed measuring 6 1/2 feet in length (in lie-flat position) with mattress, feather pillow and duvet. There is drawer space beneath your feet, and the foot rest has massage features. Dallas-to-Paris round trip, through 800.237.2747. Dyptique's gigantic Feu de Bois candle. $275, at Forty Five Ten, Neiman Marcus NorthPark. Tom Ford's 18K gold Striped T bracelet. $6,090, at Tom Ford.

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