“Boys like toys,” says Josh Duhamel, the handsome new face of Sharper Image. In his cushy gig, the Transformers star gives gift suggestions and appears in a video playing with some of the high-tech retailer’s more active offerings — a remote control car, drone and Sogo self-balancing board. But Duhamel won’t shop for wife Fergie here: “I go to the most expensive jewelry store I can find and take out a loan at the bank.” Good answer. Locations: sharperimage.com
Seeking a new look for the holidays? Channel a toned-down Kylie Jenner by plumping your pucker sans injections. Favored by Man Down star Kate Mara, Orlane Magnificent Lip Balm uses hyaluronic acid to add volume as well as Alaria Esculanta (aka brown algae) to protect from the sun. $45. Neiman Marcus; Alberto Cortes.
Bal Harbour Shops founder Stanley Whitman had two reasons to celebrate last month: His famed luxury mall turned 50 — and he turned 97. As part of the Nov. 14 celebration, the developer popped open a few cups of eCreamery gelato for VIP shoppers like Kate Betts and Blaine Trump. The hand-packed treats — featured on Shark Tank — can be customized by the click of a mouse at ecreamery.com. Ever try lavender ice cream with mint? Now’s your shot.