Emily Woodworth note cards, $20
You can run, but even in this enormous sun hat you won't be able to hide from the tax man. But you'll be ultra glam on your trip to the federal slammer.
San Diego Hat Co.
, sun-blocking paper fiber, $39
New shoes are a traditional female mood enhancer. Pump has the funnest of fanciful footwear at reasonable prices. Owner Maureen Longua's expert advice and selection of accessories will cheer you up too.
Charles by Charles David
Your last buck might be heading to Washington to pay for some congressman's federally funded Cadillac health plan, but you'll still be able to carry your bus fare in this classy leather wallet by My Walit. Hazel owner David Vail's little shop is a one-stop present palace.
Jewelry designer Erin Gallagher's "money" necklace (that's Queen Elizabeth II on the coins) is a fitting tribute to the government gouge. Matching earrings and more can be found at her new location.
Erin Gallagher necklace, $77
, Erin Gallagher
Drinking your troubles away, or trying to, is never the best strategy. But a little bubbly sipped from these vintage champagne coupes could brighten your gray day. P.O.S.H. owner Karl Sorensen travels the world for his finds.
Vintage champagne glasses, $15