American Greetings invites friends, family, and co-workers to stay in touch and send good tidings with the largest collection of electronic greetings on the Web. From the comfort of a couch or lair beneath an opera house, subscribers can dispatch messages of love with e-cards for every occasion, such as birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. Like his and hers velcro suits, the site gives well-wishers a number of options, such as personalizing humorous or heartfelt e-card messages to send now or later, posting e-cards to friend’s Facebook walls, or text-bombing masses of greetings right to their mobile phones. A wide variety of store-quality printables let users edit text, add photos and art, and print cards and accompanying envelopes, good for lighting up a special someone’s day or stuffing into their microwaves. With easy-to-use interfaces and reminder services, card slingers will reach new heights on the thoughtfulness scale.
The factory-trained sleep experts at Mattress Matters strive to help customers get up on the right side of the bed with a wide range of mattress brands and types. Clients count fewer sheep than ever before on a Simmons Beautyrest queen set, whose motion-separating, pocketed coil springs and highly trained shepherds fill nights with uninterrupted REM cycles ($699+). Developed by NASA, the Tempur-Pedic bed conforms to every nook and cranny of the body, supporting perfect spinal alignment and comfort ($1,199+). Media mogul Donald Trump's line of luxury slumber vehicles boasts KoolComfort memory foam and a top-layer quilt to caress bodies and minds into dreamland ($849+), and the Sealy Posturpedic's orthopedically correct support aids in creating ache-free days and z-filled nights ($579+).
At Force Soccer Shoppes, soccer players gear up for on-field confrontation with a wide selection of apparel and gear. Replica jerseys inspire players to channel the adroitness of their favorite national or English Premier League players. Gear from brands such as Adidas, Nike, and Puma keeps players fashionable on the field. Sensitive shins can take refuge behind Force’s selection of shin guards, and 3/4-length soccer pants reveal tattoos of full-leg soccer pants
Blazing Saddle Cycle outfits cyclists of all types with the bikes best suited to their needs from brands such as Fairdale, Sunday, KHS Bicycles, State Bicycle Co., and Public Bikes. They also keep cyclists pedaling with tune-ups and full restorations of vintage, collectible, and prewar bikes.
With a focus on individual style, the team of tailors at Christophier Custom Clothiers creates made-to-order clothing with plenteous style and fabric options. Patrons can browse a sophisticated collection of ready-to-wear items featuring brands like Allen Edmonds and Sanyo or collaborate one-on-one with an experienced stitch wizard to conjure an ensemble ideal for special events like weddings or hermit-crab funerals. Cloak shoulders with a Haupt long-sleeved shirt in your choice of 14 technicolor shades ($150) or eliminate the need to duct-tape pockets onto calves with a pair of Christophier Blue Label wool-and-cashmere pants ($245). A pair of Bacco Bucci Cheechoo casual shoes lace up to coat hooves with stitched suede ($195), while the Tateossian formal cufflink-and-stud set serves as a steadfast example for flight-risk buttons ($165).