We were delighted to learn this gorgeous Organic Coil bracelet ($170) (above), which bends and spirals elegantly around the wrist, is made of 100 percent wood. Chicago artist Gustav Reyes uses a modern “cold bend” technique to create wood jewelry that moves easily when you do. GustavReyes.com
Erase the signs of another year with Kiehl’s new Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Cream, which uses copper to reduce wrinkles and improve elasticity by one-third. $52 for face cream, $42 for eye cream; Kiehls.com
Bar Method, known for intense workouts and body-sculpting results, celebrates five years with a new fifth location at 1 E. Delaware, plus the chance to pick up a five-week new client package for $100, starting Jan. 7.
Raise a glass at Boarding House, the long-anticipated, three-level restaurant from master sommelier Alpana Singh. Of course, the wine list is spectacular, but we’re also excited about dishes like tourtiere ravioli (above), northern California-style pizzas and pork tots from chef Christian Gosselin. Boardinghousechicago.com