The Frisky’s Top 14 eBay Finds Of The Week

eBay-addicted souls among us, unite! We asked, and eBay kindly answered: an array of 14 top items to covet, collect and bid on with abandon. After the jump, we give you the most of-the-moment eBay items worth scoring right now–or use them for inspiration to find a one-of-a-kind piece of your own.1. Duran Duran “Rio” Tour Concert Program Book: Though the ’70s may be this spring’s fashion obsession, recent fascination with the ’80s hasn’t abated. The pop nostalgia renaissance continues with the appearance of Duran Duran, headlining at this week’s SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. “Save a Prayer” for this concert program book from the 1982 Rio tour. (eBay search keyword: Duran Duran)

2. Belted Cape Coat: April showers bring May flowers, so now is the perfect time to plan ahead for springtime’s rainy weather. With appearances on fashion runways including 3.1 Phillip Lim, Ralph Lauren, Adam and Chloe—not to mention on actress Amanda Seyfried in her turn in the new “Red Riding Hood” movie—capes seem to be making a comeback. No word on whether or not they actually help to keep the big bad wolves away. (eBay search keyword: cape)

3. Givenchy Ankle Booties: Speculation over which designer will take over the reins at the esteemed house of Christian Dior has the fashion world in a frenzy. A front-runner for the position is Ricardo Tisci, currently at Givenchy. The designer, who is known his dark, tough aesthetic, has made Givenchy a sought-after brand once again. (eBay search keyword: Givenchy)

4. Thierry Mugler Vintage Skirt Suit: Lady Gaga joined forces with her best friend and costume designer Nicola Formichetti in Paris last week for the relaunch of the Mugler fashion collection. With plenty of old-school theatrics and Gaga’s vamping on the runway, they seem to have ‘hatched’ yet another hit. Since Formichetti is bringing back trademark looks from Thierry Mugler’s past, vintage items by the designer feel just as new as the looks that came down the catwalk. (eBay search keywords: vintage Mugler)

5. Breastplate Necklace: An offshoot of the tribal necklaces that are so popular for spring, the breastplate necklace features an oversize, statement-making medallion. (eBay search keywords: breastplate necklace)

6. Rolex Explorer II Watch: Do you consider yourself a scholar of horology (aka obsessed with watches)? Then the place to be right now is Baselworld 2011. The world’s top watch and jewelry brands gather together March 24-31st in Basel, Switzerland to reveal their newest timepieces and to show off the latest in ‘complications’—the watch word for technical features. (eBay search keywords: vintage watch)

7. Bosch Tassimo Single Serve Coffee Maker: Reports coming in from last weeks Chicago’s International Home & Housewares Show say that one of the most popular products this year was the single-serve coffee maker. So pop in your pod and over-caffeinate with these eye-popping colorful countertop coffee makers. (eBay search keyords: single serve coffee maker)

8. Mad Hungry Book: Executive Director of Food and Entertaining at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and author of Mad Hungry, Lucinda Scala Quinn has just debuted her new cooking show on the Hallmark Channel—and it’s mad awesome. (eBay search keyword: Mad Hungry)

9. Celine Lemon Yellow Bag: A Celine handbag in a citrus-y shade of yellow or orange is the one to carry this season. (eBay search keywords: Celine handbag)

10. Stila Makeup Palette: A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this “Trendsetting in Tokyo” palette, along with loads of other products on eBay, will go towards the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund, a global giving project. (eBay search term: Japan Earthquake)

11. Tiffany Beer Mug: City mayors across the country are battening down the hatches for the holiday of hooch, St. Patricks Day. Why not class it up next year and ditch the green beer can hat and go for these classy Tiffany and Co. rock cut beer mugs instead? (eBay search keywords: Tiffany beer mug)

12. Russel Wright Pitcher: Countless style makers we’ve interviewed have shared an obsession with ceramic dinnerware by American industrial designer Russel Wright. This Steubenville pitcher is a functional work of art. (eBay search term: Russel Wright)

13. Kelly Wearstler’s book Hue: You may remember Kelly Wearstler’s outlandish and amazing outfits from her appearance as a judge on Bravo TV’s “Top Design.” The L.A. based interior designer has applied that unique sense of style to her own fashion collection that launched during NY’s Fashion Week. You can check out her glam and eccentric style now in her latest coffee table tome called ‘Hue. This is a signed and numbered limited edition of only 1,000 copies worldwide. (eBay search keywords: Kelly Wearstler)

14. Cheyenne/Sioux Tipi: The new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum called “Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains” has us thinking we just might want to give up the grid and go pitch a tent somewhere. (eBay search keyword: tipi)

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