Rajat D. Singh

Yours for the Basking

LIGHTEN UP Built from leftover mahogany decking scraps and recycled canvas, the collapsible, easy-to-carry chair from a Rhode Island contractor turned designer weighs in at less than 5 pounds.Ron Little beach chair, $66, Bowl and Board, 1063 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge,…

Blades of Glory

The best ice skates for every speed. Smooth Operator D. B. Sweeney’s jock-cum-figure-skater hero in The Cutting Edge would have done triple lutzes for these supportive yet manly boots and pro-caliber blades. Jackson Elite Supreme 3500 men’s skate boots, $530,…

Shopping Strategy: The Louis Boston Sale

How to beat the crowds—and score big—at the markdown spectacular. 1. The week before the sale, scope out the store, try on the pieces that catch your eye, and make a wish list. 2. Decide when you’ll go: The designer…