by By Lisa Grimaldi | September 01, 2009
0909LOL Lohr


LUXE: $48
for 3 liters.
You'll need two 1.5-liter bottles of creamy Riverstone chardonnay, from J. Lohr Estates, to get as many glasses as the Boho box (far right) serves. This premium 2006 Central California wine also is rich with tones of fruit and vanilla.





0909LOL Boho


LESS: $24 for 3 liters.
Premium boxed wine? That's how Boho Vineyards classifies its 2006 chardonnay from California's Central Coast, redolent with vanilla, Granny Smith apple and peach. Boho has a strong green ethic: The 3-liter casks have cardboard shells made of recycled materials and soy inks.






 0909LOL Burberry 


LUXE: $495
Burberry's tote from the new Beat Check line is sure to be the "It" bag of the season for those who can splurge. The sturdy canvas carriers feature a heart-happy plaid motif.





0909LOL Uptown

LESS:  $92 Get the look of luxe with Baekgaard's new Uptown Collection. The trendy tote bags, available in three go-with-everything patterns, are crafted with printed leather.