FLAME THIS: A small Frisbee-sized disk replaces charcoal as a solid ethanol grill fuel, offering a flame-grilled taste that you can bring with you to any tailgate. Just stick it under the grill racks, light it up and you’re looking at 40-45 minutes of manly grill-time. Available at www.flamedisk.com.
DOGGIE STYLE: The Bad Dog Terry tee in soft terry with “bad dog” graphic motif, raw exposed seams and rugged appeal by Juicy Couture gives a dog a much-needed break from the froufrou diamonds and pink lace he usually gets stuck sporting. Now your dog can feel like a badass instead of Sophia the princess. Get it at Saks Fifth Avenue.
SKINCARE EVENT: Meet NYC celebrity dermatologist and Founder of MD SkincareDr. Dennis Gross, and receive a complimentary skin consultation (worth $275!) at Nordstrom. Reservations recommended. Friday Oct 2, 12:30-6 p.m.; Nordstrom; Michigan Ave; 312.464.1515.
BRIDAL BLING: Brides-to-be are invited for a day of bridal bliss, sipping white wine and browsing through earrings, necklaces, bracelets and hair pieces to complete their wedding day look. Designer K. Amato is launching her bridal jewelry collection at whiteCHICAGO. 312.397.1571 to book your appointment. See K. Amato pieces online at www.k-amato.com.
ACCESSORIZE WITH A SCARF: A drop in temperatures calls for a little extra padding. The Burberry Men’s Striped Scarf in twill wool ($175) will tasseled ends offers quality warmth and a dashing look. Available at Burberry.