Ingenious Icebreakers
Pick Your Nose cups
Sipster Act
Pop open these paper cups and wait for puns about the wine's "nose" to flow.
  • Pick Your Nose Cups, $8 for 24
  • Fred, Urban Outfitters;
Illusion Glasses by Uncommon Goods
Seeing Double
You get two silhouettes in one with this wine-glass encased inside a tumbler.
  • Illusion glasses, $75 for a set of four
  • Uncommon Goods;
Acrylic ice bucket from Grainware
Hard Rock
This diamond-shaped acrylic ice bucket excels at keeping its assets frozen.
  • Ice bucket, $199
  • Grainware by William Bounds; 800-473-0504;, $199
  • Stainless steel and crystal tongs, $50
  • Magpie, Barneys New York; 212-826-8900;
Hello My Name Is paper napkins
Pickup Linens
Borrowing from convention-hall diplomacy, these interactive paper cocktail napkins exchange much more than just names.
  • Hello My Name Is Paper Napkins, $4 for 12
  • The Spoon Sisters;
Cool Jewels ice cube tray
Cool Jewels
This two-part rubber ice tray freezes water into precious 3-D shapes.
  • Cool Jewels ice tray, $6.50
  • Fred, Sur la Table;
Martini Glass champagne chiller
Drink Tank
James Bond himself couldn't mastermind a better place to stash ice and champagne bottles than this gigantic 3-foot-tall acrylic martini glass.
  • Acrylic martini glass, $270
  • Grainware by William Bounds; 800-473-0504;
  • Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne
  • Available at fine wine retailers
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