Is it a gloss? Stain? Lipstick? On every beauty editor’s must-list, this intensely pigmented lip color comes in 18 shades and promises staying power even after nine hours. The long-winded name is Yves Saint Laurent’s Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stains—I vote just ask for the new “glossy stain.” Saks Fifth Avenue, $32
A chic pen is so write now. And with the revival of the old-school writing implement you can find one like this Alessi Anna G that won’t break the bank. Exit Art, $20.
Up the ante on hostess gifting—tell friends you’ll bring a cheese plate from Sarasota’s new Artisan Cheese Company. You’ll find handcrafted cheeses and cheeseboards; this one’s curly maple American hardwood, a veritable cheese tableau. Artisan Cheese Company, 1310 Main St.
raspberries will be served in champagne flutes for New College of Florida’s Pique-nique sur la Baie. Join 450 mad-hatted guests on April 11. (941) 487-4800.
These black-tie separates by Peter Cohen are right on color trend. The heavy silk top looks chic with jeans and pumps, while the satin skirt with fishtail hem feels fresh paired with a tee. The Met, top, $695; skirt, $795.
No need to lug your handbag in for that morning coffee; you can still look chic while waiting in line with this Michael Kors iPhone case, clutch and wallet. apple.com, $79.95
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