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*extreme fluff* One present from NY
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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:06 PM
SIL is currently in New York and she just messaged me that she'd like to bring me one thing back as a gift.
I'm so clueless. What should I get? I want something that is quintessentially "New York" (and not a mug or a yankees hat), something cool, chic and perhaps a bit girly.
Can anyone help?
Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:08 PM
A nice scarf for winter? Or a huge brolly. I love their umbrellas.
edited...no one wants a nice mouse from new york.
Edited by Dresden, 08 February 2013 - 01:09 PM.
Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:16 PM
Something from the gift shop at MoMA or The Met. Just tell her to walk in and buy the first thing that catches her eye - guaranteed it will be cool
Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:24 PM
I bought a year's worth of Christmas and birthday presents that way when we visited!
Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:24 PM
A cupcake from Magnolia, yum! ... probably wont travel well though.
Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:31 PM
I love the MoMA, Guggenheim, Met suggestions, I would never have thought of that but that is perfect.
Posted 08 February 2013 - 05:50 PM
When I went to NYC I bought a great book about the history of NYC. It was a fascinating read. It's my favourite NYC trinket.
I also bought (on my first trip) a little I heart NY charm. I wear it around my neck almost every day. Tacky, but I love it.
Molly got an American Girl doll from NYC and has a NY shirt for it. The Eloise shop at the Plaza is also great for a gift.
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