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Gift Guide: Presents for Guys Under $50

Guys are always the hardest to shop for (read my friend Jenna’s trial and tribulations of buying for her husband), but there are actually a decent number of options out there once you start to search. Sure, they’re not necessarily showstoppers, but I’m not sure guys have the kind of expectations we do. Jewelry! A romantic getaway! A new puppy! Chances are, these aren’t on his mind. My husband is more than thrilled with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. How easy is that?

Affordable Holiday Gifts For Men Under $50

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1 Bookman LED Bicycle Light

2 CHUP Socks

3 Winter Cocktails

4 Bananagrams

5 The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook

6 Norm Corkscrew & Vacuum Pump 

7 Navy Plaid Handkerchief 

9 Jack Black Triple Cushion Shave Lather

10 Retro Digital Flip Clock 

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Gift Guide: Marimekko Stocking Stuffers

Don’t wait until the last minute and stuff junk into the stocking. Take some time to find a few treasures. Marimekko has lot of colorful stocking stuffers, including iPhone cases, pouches, potholders, umbrellas, gloves, scarves, mugs, and more.

Marimekko Holiday Stocking Stuffers For Everyone

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1 Siirtolapuutarha iPhone Case

2 Kuusikossa Oven Mitt

3 Inari Make-up Bag

4 Olja Socks

5 Ujo Slippers

6 Matkoilla Notepad

7 Hauki Mug

8 Piccolo Coin Purse

9 Pikkupoika Dopp Kit

10  Viiru Gloves

11 Lumimarja Umbrella

12 Mini-Unikko Scarf

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Sunday Bouquet: Cataloging Blooms

Blooms In a Card Catalog

Shotgun Floral Studio
Cooper Carras Photography
via Enjoy Events Co.

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ARTmonday: 15 Pieces from Frieze London

The Frieze London art fair features work from over 1,000 living, contemporary artists from over 150 galleries, from Berlin to New York and London to Tokyo. It’s housed in a bespoke temporary structure designed by architects Carmody Groarke, in Regent’s Park, Oct. 17-20. And, it’s within walking distance to Frieze Masters, which features a wide range of works, from ancient to modern. Here’s a preview of 15 artworks from Frieze London, compliments of Artsy.

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Nairy Bgahramian, The Snag, 2012
Galerie Buchholz

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Barbara Kasten, Construct NYC 20, 1984
Kadel Willborn

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Leigh Ledare, Living Room # 1, 2, 3, 2004
Pilar Corrias Gallery

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Billy Childish, in front of ice flow (Taku Inlet, Alaska 1887), 2013
Carl Freedman Gallery

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Giorgio Griffa, Verticale verde e viola, 1977
Casey Kaplan

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Rebecca Morris, Untitled (#07-11), 2011
Galerie Barbara Weiss

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Edith Dekyndt, Untitled, Yellow and Silver Blanket NY, 2013
Carl Freedman Gallery

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Fos, One Language Traveller – Set #5, 3, 2012
Max Wigram Gallery

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Friederike Feldmann, info 3, 2012
Galerie Barbara Weiss

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Ilja Karilampi, GTBSB (detail view), 2013
Sandy Brown

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Paul McCarthy, Violet Bear, Yellow, 1991 (2012)
Hauser & Wirth

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Nicole Eisenman, Untitled, 2008
Galerie Barbara Weiss

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Betty Woodman, Museum View 3, 2012
Galerie Francesca Pia

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Alex Katz, Red Roses 2, 1966
Gavin Brown’s enterprise

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John McAllister, venerable articulate complete, 2013
Carl Freedman Gallery

All images via Artsy


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Saturday Say It: Even If It’s Just For An Hour

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If you don’t like where you are, move. You are not a tree.


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