Who doesn’t like pretty packages all wrapped up in a bow? Imagine getting one every month filled with luscious beauty products. Elian Pres-Gurwits, CEO of Glossybox, was in Miami for Swim Week to get locals into his new luxury subscription service. Celebrity favorite brands as well as up and comers are hand-selected by lifestyle experts from around the world, starting at $21 a pop. www.glossybox.com
The cocktails in “True Blood Drinks & Bites” (Chronicle, $18.95) are great for viewing parties of the HBO hit. The slim volume is heavy with the color red and almost every drink is red or close to it, thanks to a range of ingredients: raspberries, blood oranges, pomegranate juice and grenadine. With stills from the show, quotes from characters (“I tell you what, I am sick and tired of waiting around to get strangled,” Sookie says) and recipe names such as Arti-Choked-to-Death Dip, the book is not lacking in camp.
A stylish way to hydrate — and accessorize — this summer: For the first time in a decade, evian Natural Spring Water has unveiled a new look with its redesigned bottle, The new design, which also celebrates its rich French Alps history, prominently featured on the back of each bottle, is available in the 500ml size.
If you weren’t able to make it the recent University of Oklahoma concert featuring country stars Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and Toby Keith, Hallandale Beach clothing label Just Live is selling a special edition Oklahoma Tee, benefiting the Moore and Shawnee Tornado Relief Fund. The $20 crew neck shirt for men and women features a heart inside a silhouette of where the storm-ravaged state is located in the U.S. To buy: www.justlive.com
Maddy Marr & Audra D.S. Burch