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Vlisco Is About to Blow Your Mind

Vlisco Is About to Blow Your Mind

I stumbled upon the website for Dutch luxury batik fabric empire Vlisco today and my mind was officially blown. The brightness, the colors, the prints!! I don’t know what a no-sewing-knowledge dunce like myself would actually DO with these fabrics, but I want to have them all. Maybe I’ll make them my iPhone background. Or(…)

H and H Metal Nails for the Win.

H and H Metal Nails for the Win.

Enter these into the files of things that I really want but have absolutely no need for: beautiful metal nail sculptures that look gorgeous and deadly at the same time. Holly Silius and Hannah Warner are two East London-based artists (one a jewelry designer and once a makeup artist) who have collaborated to create reusable(…)

Leah’s Ladies

Leah’s Ladies

Girl Crowd Print, $20 There is something so bewitching to me about Brooklyn based Leah Reena Goren’s prints!  So many of them feature simple subjects like a group of women, some cutie cats, or the phases of the moon, yet they make me feel so many feelings. Girl Faces Dress, $120 Leah’s contributed her gorgeous(…)

Kutie Kindah Khalidy

Kutie Kindah Khalidy

I stumbled upon California based Kindah Khilady while trolling the blogs of the amazing Frankie Magazine, and I’m so glad I did!  What can I say…her bags and scarves are colorful, unique, and sunny.  I want them all! Abstract Art Mini Zipper Clutch, $46 / Blah Blah Blah Mini Zipper Clutch, $46 / LTD Edition(…)

Cutie Cookie Cutters by Cookie Parlor

Cutie Cookie Cutters by Cookie Parlor

Camera, $12 / Headphones, $6.99  / Diamond, $8.99 Just in time for those New Year’s resolutions to fall to the wayside, I’ve finally decided to share the not very well kept secret of Cookie Parlor!  The cookie cutters are 3D printed, which is very futuristic.  Cookies are cool and the future’s cool.  Thus, these cookie(…)

Don’t Wake Up Each Morning with Fear in Your Heart? ALARMclock Can Help!

Don’t Wake Up Each Morning with Fear in Your Heart? ALARMclock Can Help!

This little box might look cute, but be aware that it potentially contains your own personal vortex of anxiety. This, ladies and gentlemen is the ALARMclock…ALARM being the operative word. If you’re a standard New Yorker (or so I tell myself to feel better), you probably wake each morning thinking about money, health woes, work(…)

Mara Hoffman x Pendleton

Mara Hoffman x Pendleton

The funny thing is that I already have two Pendleton towels, which are totally amazing and colorful and soft. But now that there are these new Mara Hoffman x Pendleton towels, I kind of want them too? They are obviously amazing and wouldn’t it be better to have a set of four Pendleton towels instead(…)