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This week, Alexandra Jacobs went to Sleep Studio in Soho. The store, which is "devoted to sleep enhancement," sells everything from slippers to sex toys, as well as teas and soothing amber lights—all of which will cost you: "Behind sunglasses, [a] feller gave a bark of laughter upon hearing that the pillow cost $395, then the familiar refrain of the Manhattan shopper: 'Well, if you amortize it.'" [NYT]