A unique column of finds in New York from the eyes of someone who is a “discoverer”...Rhonda Erb

Summertime!



Emerald City Shadow from Three Custom Color Specialists:



Celebrate Pantone’s color of the year with this cool green shadow that looks great against sun-kissed skin. The color is infused with reflective gold shimmer and the silky formula can be used wet or dry.

Available at threecustom.com: see more product info $22.50




LUXECOAT:



Stay on top of all the latest nail trends with this recently launched nail care membership service. LUXECOAT polishes are vegan friendly and free of harmful chemicals. Members receive a carrying case that comes complete with everything they need to create the nail salon experience at home, including three on-trend colors. Every month thereafter, members receive three more polishes from the 80-plus custom color palette, as well as access to exclusive offers and giveaways.

Available at luxecoat.com: see more product info




Marini Physical Protectant SPF 45:



Jan Marini Skin Research developed this broad spectrum UVA and UVB protectant in a sheer, weightless formula that is loaded with antioxidants. It controls oil and delivers a matte finish thanks to microscopic sponges and a universal tint. The water resistant formula is paraben and fragrance free and suitable for all skin types.

Available at janmarini.com: see more product info $48.00




Dooney & Bourke Passport Case:



Travel in style with this python embossed leather passport case. It is available in red, blue or cognac.

Available at dooney.com: see more product info $50.00




Fossil Estate Sling Pack:



On a hot summer day, he will welcome this slimmer, lighter weight alternative to a bulky backpack or messenger bag. It’s made of durable twill canvas.

Available at fossil.com: see more product info $84.99 on sale




Samsung Galaxy S4:



This versatile smartphone is packed with great camera features like Sound & Shot, which allows you to record audio to enhance your photographs. You’ll capture all of the special moments this summer with the Galaxy S4’s brilliant 5” full HD Super AMOLED screen and it has amazing battery life.

Available at samsung.com: see more product info




Epson Label Works LW-400:



Take advantage of summer’s less hectic schedule to get organized in time for fall. The LW-400 is easy to use and makes a wide variety of labels, including specialty designs (double sided, glow-in-the-dark, etc…). The built-in memory can store up to 50 of your most commonly used labels.

Available at epson.com see more product info $49.99




A2B Kuo Electronic Bike:



E-Bikes add a new dimension to bike riding. They come equipped with an internal motor to give you extra power and extend your ride. The Kuo is completely portable and folds down to fit in a convenient carrying bag.

To find a dealer:see more product info $1,399.00




Ravensburger Times Square, New York Augmented Reality Puzzle:



This is no ordinary puzzle. The 1,000 piece scene shows a bustling Times Square landscape. By focusing the camera of your iPhone or iPad on the whole image, you can take an information filled 360 degree tour. You can even upload your own photo to one of the billboards.

Available at amazon.com: see more product info $14.69




INRIX Traffic:



When you are ready to set out on the road this summer, this free app can help you make the best decisions about time saving routes and even fuel prices. The app is available in iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows 8 platforms.

Available at inrixtraffic.com: see more product info





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