Is that rouge you have in your Swarovski crystal compact? No? It's condoms! Scandalous. ($195, Come as You Are, 701 Queen West, 416-504-7934). Full Circle purple dress ($275, Fawn, 967 Queen West, #121, 647-344-4703).
Simple and stylish, the Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd, a 7-megapixel ultra-compact shooter, comes in five colours to match any outfit. It's equipped with face detection technology, wireless transfer to any IrSimple-compatible device and a blog mode that shrinks your photos to Web-friendly size ($219.95, Vistek, 496 Queen East, 416-365-1777, www.vistek.ca).
Sally McCubbin's glass flask is more objet d'art than practical booze vessel ($190, MADE, 867 Dundas West, 416-607-6384).
There are simple, sensible black pumps, and then there are Fly London's brown and turquoise booties ($345, Trove, 793 Bathurst, 416-516-1258).
Heavy packers with no hope of making it through the weekend with one carry-on can supplement with Relwen's utility bag ($168, Lileo, 55 Mill, bldg 35, 416-413-1410).
The four mics on the Zoom H2 Handy Recorder give you solid 360-degree stereo recording, whether you're at a conference or a songwriting session. With its compact size and one-touch operation, it'll be out of your pocket and recording without missing a beat ($245, Resolution Pro Audio, 2 Pardee, 416-531-5573, www.resolutionproaudio.com).
Your dad's old Chevy was never this saucy. Harvey's red recycled seatbelt purse ($149, Found Objects, 55 Mill, 416-850-5265).
While your music-playing cellphone is in your pocket and pumping tunes into your ears, this Sony Ericsson MBW-150 Bluetooth Watch will notify you when you have a call and let you answer or dismiss it with a push of a button ($369, Rogers Wireless, Rogers Plus, 130 King West, 416-603-7979, and other outlets, www.rogers.com) .
Eco tech heads can charge their cells, iPods and BlackBerries in three or four hours of sunlight with this Soldius 1 Solar Charger ($125, Grassroots, 372 Danforth, 416-466-2841, and other).
Get that "I'm so clever I turn books into handbags" look with this Noelle purse crafted from an old novel and belts ($120, Distill Gallery, 55 Mill, 416-304-0033).
Keep things afloat in MEC's life jacket ($105, 400 King West, 416-340-2667).
Perch the Lelo Nea vibrator somewhere conspicuous. Its floral print makes it look like a chic paperweight, and imagine the holiday-appropriate awkwardness when prudies discover its true function ($101.98, Lovecraft, 27 Yorkville, 416-923-7331).
Spoil French cuff first-timers with a pair of La Pera links ($345, the Smith, 107 Shaw, 416-533-9990).
Get a jump on spring's Afrocentric styles with Barbara Dodge's wood bead strand ($175, Boutique Le Trou, 940 Queen West, 416-516-7122).
Armchair inventors will have fun building their own robot with Lego MindStorms NXT. It's packed with over 500 components and sensors, so the final product is as simple or as complex as you want. Score! ($349.95, Efston Science, 3350 Dufferin, 416-787-4581, www.escience.ca).
The Xbox ELITE, the newest addition to the Xbox 360 family, is equipped with a 120GB hard drive, an HDMI input and a killer finish that proves that once you go black you won't be going back ($499.99, Future Shop, 10 Dundas East, 2nd floor, 416-971-5377, and others, www.futureshop.ca).
This Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 keyboard runs on Bluetooth, has a dedicated key for every media function and is backlit so you can find your way back from the washroom with the lights off ($349.99, Future Shop, 10 Dundas East, 2nd floor, 416-971-5377, and others, www.futureshop.ca).
Juma's mauve day dress is made out of easy, sporty cotton ($230, Ukula, 492 College, 416-619-9282).
Umbra's Cru wine rack interlocks acrylic cylinders to hold your best bottles ($168, Umbra Concept Store, 165 John, 416-599-0088).