T&C Editors' Picks: Work Desk Essentials

Chic yet practical accessories to transform the workplace.

Once a week, we ask our editors to share their thoughts on items they love.

Consider "Editors' Picks" your T&C approved wish list for beauty, travel, fashion, and everything in between.

Fifty Fifty Water Bottle

"Save the earth and stop drinking bottled water. I love my handy Fifty Fifty insulated water bottle that’s on my desk at all times. It keeps my water cold for hours." Shop at Hydration Nation.

kikki.K Notebook

"In this age of technology, I still need to write things down. My pretty planners and notebooks from kikki.K always make me smile on the busiest of days."
Available at National Book Store.

Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince

"Whimsical and beautiful, this special edition pen is inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince. I think it's a must-buy for fine writing instrument collectors and the perfect gift for wordsmiths and writers." Available at Rustan's.

Aerin Mediterranean Honeysuckle Body Cream

"I always keep an emergency moisturizer on my desk, and this is my current staple. Its floral-citrus scent is energizing and indulgent." Available at Rustan's The Beauty Source.

Kate Spade Keaton 5x7 Flower Frame

"A touch of gold will always make any work desk instantly look chicer." 

Lilly Pulitzer Catch the Waves Thank You Notes

"I’m a sucker for stationery and like to keep cards and envelopes on hand in case I need to send out a handwritten note or letter to a friend. I like to add color to my words with vibrant patterns and we all know that no one does that better than Lilly Pulitzer." Shop at Lilly Pulitzer.

Aerin Modern Shagreen Desk Tray

"A tray is always a great addition to anchor the accessories on my desk. It’s also a way for me to keep things organized and ready to clear away come spring cleaning." Shop at Aerin.


Louis Vuitton Notebook Cover Paul MM

"Louis Vuitton's home decor collection is chockful of chic items, but this notebook cover in Epi leather is one of my favorites. I especially love that the cover uses the maison's "S" lock—it makes notetaking all the more fun!" Available at Greenbelt 4 and Shoppes at Solaire Resort and Casino.

Jonathan Adler Malachite Pyramid Stacking Box

"I like to decorate my work desk as I would a coffee table, and these stacking boxes from Jonathan Adler not only make for an excellent accent piece but also neatly store anything under sun." Shop at Barneys.

Tiffany & Co. Crystal Apple Box

"Tiffany & Co. may not be known for its office supplies but this beautiful apple box is the perfect addition to brighten up a dull desk." Shop at Tiffany & Co.

Christian Lacroix Maison De Jeu Porcelain Pen Pot

"I love collecting small little items that double as an art piece, and this is probably one of the most beautiful pen pots I've ever seen. The beautiful pop of colors and kitschy illustration really call to me." Shop at Neiman Marcus.

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