Worldwide icon-chevron-right North America icon-chevron-right United States icon-chevron-right New York State icon-chevron-right New York icon-chevron-right Our obsessions (May 24–30, 2012)

Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate – but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.

Unsteady hands will appreciate these smudge- and goof-proof eyeliner stickers, which greatly reduce the risk of poking out your peepers. Simply peel the precut adhesive strip off of its backing, trim the inner corner to match the length of your lids, and stick it flush to your upper lash line for up to 16 hours of dramatic definition. Rock Cosmetics Designer Liner self-adhesive strips, four for $12, at
This soft, fresh fragrance is an olfactory translation of the New York we’ve romanticized. Lilac and rose notes are meant to conjure the aroma of Central Park’s gardens, while sweet apple serves as a nod to NYC’s nickname. The scent is part of a new line of destination-inspired perfumes (it’s one of 20 locations available, alongside Paris, Bali and Dubai) and comes in a groovy bottle that resembles a luggage tag. The Scent of Departure NYC fragrance, $45, at Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Ave at 56th St (212-247-1100)
We could spend hours playing around with Hurley’s new board-short customization widget, which allows ladies and gents to design a personalized pair piece by piece. Select which of the 18 solid colors and patterns (black snakeskin, blue cheetah print, rainbow-colored squares) you want to adorn each panel, then make a splash at the beach in just two to four weeks. Hurley Phantom Create Beachrider shorts, $99; and Block Party board shorts, $125; both at
For its latest limited-edition collaboration, Italian luxury brand Missoni has applied its signature zigzag knit—and a dash of metallic sparkle—to Converse’s all-American Chuck Taylor model. The stylish kicks will make pounding the pavement a whole lot more fashionable. Missoni for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, $200, at
New York cosmetics maven Poppy King pays homage to Gotham with her latest trio of moisturizing lipsticks, each named after a different Manhattan neighborhood. The set includes Soho (a rich red), Upper East (a coral-tinged nude) and Central Park (a peachy pink), and comes packaged in a book-styled box featuring an Art Deco cover inspired by the 1927 Fritz Lang film Metropolis. Lipstick Queen Liptropolis, $48, at Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave at 61st St (212-826-8900,

Our obsessions (May 24–30, 2012)

RelatedSee more Our obsessions See more in Shopping & Style

By Cristina Velocci

    You may also like