A unique way to deck out your terrace: For Art Basel, Marni boutique showed 125 chairs as part of on “L’Arte del Ritratto” from the Marni Charity Project, made by ex Colombian prisoners weaving their way back into society. A limited number are at the Design District store ($460-$670); money from sales goes to the Service Network for Children of Inmates. 3930 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-764-3357.
The Ancient Mayan calendar marks 12-12-2012 as the end of times. Not looking likely! If you seek something less cryptic to mark the date, Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Red makes a great gift with a cool back story. The name takes inspiration from the sporty Lacoste L.12.12 shirt designed in 1927 by tennis legend René Lacoste (12-12 was the original model number). Andy Roddick is fittingly the pitchman. Get it at the new Lincoln Road store. www.lacoste.com
Poor Anderson Cooper. The CNN newsman went temporarily blind last week after riding on a boat in Portugal and burning his cornea. That’ll teach him to wear sunglasses. As a precaution, always don your sunnies during peak hours, especially when out on the water. We found a fashionable pair to keep eyeballs safe, Chanel Prestige, accented with the brand’s signature tweed design. www.chanel.com.
Star watchers, move your mouse over to www.LoleWomen.com/yellowlabel, to partake in a Feeding America charity auction to benefit those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Celebs like Miranda Kerr, Rob Lowe and Lauren Conrad (hers is perf for a ski trip) have either donated their own gently used autographed coats, or signed Lole jackets, through Wednesday.