|Friend And Faux
A hand-painted tray becomes a table when set on its wrought-iron stand (Painted oversize tray, $595, and stand, $395 at Robin’s Egg Blue, 5 E. First St., Hinsdale; 630-325-1776).
Turn heads this winter in a chic, collapsible bucket hat banded with lizard (ponyskin roll hat, $595 at Tod’s, 121 E. Oak St.; 312-943-0070).
Scaled for little people, these zoomorphic backpacks carry lots of humor (Little Packrats, $42 at LMNOP, 2570 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-975-4055).
|A Real Kick
Tall boots this good looking will have you wishing for winter weather (Dusica Dusica camel buckled flat boot, $712 at Heelz, 69 E. 16th St.; 312-235-0467).
Alpaca, Argentina’s signature metal, here paired with polished horn, is the essence of gaucho style (Aire del Sur Pampa pitcher, $345 at Tabula Tua, 1015 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-525-3500).