December 11, 2007
Gifts for Walkers and for Flâneurs, The Distinction: A Pedometer Versus Champagne
WALKER: GPS device, pedometer, maps, compass, backpack, sports drink bottle, dog, journal, trail mix, down vest, heart rate monitor, MP3 player, walking shoes, pedicure kit, foot balm.
FLANEUR: champagne, walking cane, flask, pill box, expensive umbrella, hat, sherry, turtle, absinthe, carrying case for cards, passport case, small notebook from Venice, full length Italian cashmere overcoat, Chateau d'Yquem.
Image: Sketch of mannequins in an exhibit by students at F.I.T., 2006.