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Pablo Picasso's Tête de femme III, Portrait de Dora Maar, 1939 (between January and June, Paris), aquatint and scraper printed in four colors on Montval paper. Part of an edition of 105. Price upon request, at McClain Gallery. 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. 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 nasher sculpture 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. Motifs include golf, grand prix, polo, rowing, skiing and tennis. $216 each, exclusively in Texas at bernadette 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 histoiresde A large stack of Sid Mashburn Shetland lambswool crewneck sweaters in colors ranging from tomato red to heather indigo, fern green and heather sand. $195 each, at Sid Mashburn. 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 at Antiques of River Oaks. CERON AND TODD FISCUS CONTRIBUTING EDITORS — STYLE The Peninsula Paris hotel is a dream. Information 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, Thom Browne's fall collection has some very collectable pieces with great detail. At Tom Ford 18K gold Striped T bracelet. $6,090, at Tom Ford. 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 Events, Kuhl-Linscomb. CAROL ISAAK BARDEN CONTRIBUTING EDITOR — TRAVEL E ven a nonsmoker will appreciate this lighter, which brings to mind the understated cool of Cole Porter. Black lacquer and palladium finish. $1,260, at the Cartier boutique. Dyptique's gigantic Feu de Bois candle. $275, at Longoria Collection. Petrified-wood drinks table or stool in ivory and black, is polished to perfection. $2,490, at Found. An 18K gold cuff with opulent 1947 Mexican coin, impeccably crafted by Paul Flato, celebrity jeweler to the stars in '40s. $11,900, at Tenenbaum & Co. Thom Browne

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