S.O.S: Orange You Glad?

That ol' sun in the winter sky isn't generating much heat. Looks like we'll just have to create our own.

Bring a bit of sunshine to your winter wardrobe with the Christopher Blue thin-whale corduroy jean jacket in a wonderful, washed-out orange (think summer and  Creamsicles). It's so soft and weathered, you can wear it under your winter coat. Originally $168, it's now $99.99 at .

You'll warm up just looking at this chair. From Lee Industries, the Kraven sunset leather chair, with natural nail heads and black walnut legs, has a down back and standard fill seat. At , for $1,946 (originally $2,780).

It's just the beginning of winter and Pasty Face has already set in. You need a little tan. carries Tan Towels -- each packet contains a self-tan towelette, enough for a quick, even, half-body application. The package may be orange, but your tan won't be. $2.50 each

Show the sun who's boss with a fiery orange candle. The Cilantro Orange Kitchen candle at is natural soy based and comes in a beautiful art-glass vessel. It was featured on Oprah's "O" list of wonderful things. From Lafco of New York. $60

Carry a bit of sunshine with you all year long with the JPK nylon bucket tote with gold hardware at . $169

If you're partial to orange, you'll love what has in store. Choose from a 2' x 3' hand woven shag rug by Chandra ($83), a Mosaic saffron 18" pillow ($68.50), a hand woven South African kid mohair scarf ($99) and a bamboo salad bowl ($42.50) with matching servers ($28.50). 

It's persimmon season! One of the traditional foods of the Japanese New Year, these sweet delicacies can be peeled and eaten like an apple, sliced in a salad, or baked in your favorite cookie recipe -- the possibilities are endless. Plus, they're rich in anti-oxidants and loaded with vitamins. has them for $2.99 each.

If you're going to be orange from head to toe, you'll need a manicure ($10) and pedicure ($25) at in fabulous shades, including -- how can you resist this? -- Melon of Troy.

Even pots come in orange. , George McEvoy, has a 13" x 10" jar, glazed in Shino and apple wood ash, topped with a Wenge wood lid (originally $250, now $175).  Find it at A Gathering of Potters and Artists, but hurry, the pop-up gallery closes on Friday. If you miss it, call George at (203) 912-1634.

Hey big guy, you'll generate some heat in the Relwen coat (originally $278, now $199) with gray fleece hood at . Pair it with a handsome shirt, also by Relwen (originally $148, now $99.99), in blue plaid -- because enough is enough with the orange.


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