Accessories

Bergen Town Center: Where Bargain Dreams Are Made

Bergen Town Center: Where Bargain Dreams Are Made

*Ahhh-Ahhh-Ahhh-Ahhhhhhhhh!* Please tell me you read that operatically. So I drove by these magical outlets a multitude of times, but never with the time to stop, for years. I mean, reading the signs plastered on its walls, it was the ideal shopping destination for someone like me who straight up gets high on bargains –(…)

Flannel Flasks for Ultimate Cozymaking

Flannel Flasks for Ultimate Cozymaking

Keelan Rogue creates really awesome accessories (like wallets) out of recycled fabrics such as old suits, leather jackets and flannel shirts. The ones that most caught my eye were the flasks covered in warm, snuggly flannel. Combine those with some fancy whiskey or scotch and you’ve got a winning combination for coziness on a cold(…)

Non-Edibles: Fredericks & Mae Wings

Non-Edibles: Fredericks & Mae Wings

The art/design team of Fredericks & Mae have perfected a craft that I thought Steven Brahms (my husband) had recently invented. Steve’s been working on some homemade lures for a photo project, and one day opened a lovely little box to show me a butterfly wing that he had just built using pieces of different(…)

Gettin Busy: Business Card Holders That Aren’t Ugly

Gettin Busy: Business Card Holders That Aren’t Ugly

Clockwise from top left: Alicia Klein /  Kilofly, $10.50 / Russell+Haze, $28 / Uniquely Artful, $8  / Campo Marzio, $21 /  Roztayger, $28 I don’t know how many times someone has asked me for my business card (read: I have forced a business card on a stranger) and instead of having a clean, crisp, beautiful card(…)

Wolf Scarf of My Dreams

Wolf Scarf of My Dreams

Ever since I lost my favorite, terrifically versatile scarf that I got as a present last year for Christmas (sidenote: whyyyyy must I occasionally destroy/lose my nice things!?! ugh.), I’ve been searching for another One Scarf to Rule Them All. When I saw this McQ Alexander McQueen scarf, I knew it was a contender. It’s(…)

Please to Buy for Me: Waxed Canvas Bags

Please to Buy for Me: Waxed Canvas Bags

Tote, Zakken $97 / Freddie, Sidney and Sons $160 / Tote, Barnacle Bags $92 / Carry All, Treesizeverse $139 I’m digging on these amazing waxed canvas bags with leather detailing from etsy!  I think they look way fancier than their price points suggest, and are  just rugged enough to add some Autumn-y edge to the ubiquitous jeans/boots/blazer Fall(…)

Cheap Is Good Because I am Poor

Cheap Is Good Because I am Poor

Aldo Maglaras Canvas Hi-Tops, $19.98 There’s a lot of talk on this blog and others about things being “reasonably priced”, like “At $250, this is a price point that I can get behind!”, or something equally corny.  And true, for a really nice leather bag, that can be a normal and not astronomical price, BUT(…)