1. When I don’t have a whole trunk’s worth of stuff to carry, this little clutch will hold all my peanuts. Neon ‘Cleo’ bag by Jenny Yuen. $295 at the designer’s website or select NYC stores.
2. White porcelain elephant teapot. 9 x 5 x 6″; holds 28 ounces. Dishwasher safe. $14.99 at Target.
3. In the seventh grade, I wore a pewter elephant charm and a blue glass bead strung on black embroidery floss every day . . . until the thread frayed and finally broke. This model is bigger, kitschier, and a little more glamorous. $9 at the Etsy shop Spellkiss.
4. A cute clutch for the little things I don’t want to forget. $28 at the Etsy shop Cotton & Cloud.
5. Pico Elephant Pillow. Designed by Ross Meneuz for Fauna. 8″ x 9.5″ x 3″. Hand-printed on 100% cotton broadcloth using water-based ink. Made in Brooklyn. $28 at Design Public. This is my favorite elephant. It reminds me of a set of cat-shaped pillows my grandmother has had since I was a toddler, only hipper.
6. Color Zoo Ellis the Elephant Stuffed Animal, Flower Power print. $24.99 at Target.
7. Does it come in my size? Lil’ Elephant Elite Collection Infant/Toddler Costume. Sizes 6 months to 2T. $39.99 at BuyCostumes.com.
8. Hanna’s award winning wallpaper comes in poster-form so there are no rolls to match up. She provides a formula for calculating how many posters will cover a specific wall. There are seven different patterns in the AnimalFlowers collection, including Elefantgräs. 150 Swedish kronor (about US$24) per poster; order by e-mail or shop in Europe.
9. Yes! The Pink Elephant. Drink up. Cocktail drink markers. $6.99 per box at Perpetual Kid.
10. Which came first; the piggy bank savings or the elephant bank from Jonathan Adler’s menagerie collection? In glossy slate blue or matte white. $78 at the designer’s website. (Let’s hope it was the savings.)