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Baccarat Bubble Box
The crystal experts have been turning out coveted glassware, barware, candlesticks, vases, and decorative objects of the highest craftsmanship since 1764, so it makes sense that this set is always ready for a party. Six exceptional Champagne glasses give each guest a special flair and add some sparkle to the night.
Gray Malin Cacti print
The third part of the famous photographer's whimsical "Far, Far Away" series transports viewers to the bright salt flats of Bolivia, where a row of scattered cacti stands out against the horizon. The print, which comes framed or unframed and in three different sizes, is signed by the artist and printed on premium archival luster paper.
Hook & Albert leather Weekender bag
A longtime male staple, this coveted leather bag is now also made with the ladies in mind. Engineered for lightweight functionality and fashion, it features a smaller and lighter silhouette with a built-in expandable garment section that's perfect for hanging long dresses and tops. The increased handle lengths allow the bag to be carried in a variety of ways, including the forearm or over the shoulder for maximum comfort.
Sara Reichardt Lego table
You're never too old for Legos, especially when they look this chic. Austin interior designer Sara Reichardt custom-makes these modern showpieces, which work just as well accenting a living room as they do in a child's play space. Inspired by the Art Deco design movement of the 1920s, the geometric forms of Cubism, and the bright colors of Fauvism, the acrylic table — which is made from more than 1,500 bricks and is available in other colors and styles — bring a bold dash of glamour to your decor.