Gorgeous new whiskey glasses

Design, Home/interior things, Liquor Comments Off

The Rare Presenter Set, designed by Felicia Ferrone and Gentner Design for The Macallan. The set is $460, glasses alone are $100.

 

LKP_20141021_0122-2 LKP_20141021_0168-2 LKP_20141021_0181

The shoe you need is by a boot company

Accessories, Fashion Comments Off

I’ve had these for a few years but nobody seemed to noticed until this month. Frye Carson Oxford – the right amount of on-trend with a higher-than-usual but not unfashionable heel. Awesome colors. Ages so beautifully you wouldn’t believe. I’ve got the black but am seriously pondering the smoke. One thing: I wore 1.5 sizes *smaller* in this shoe than I usually do. $238, buy it here.

Screen Shot 2014-10-31 at 1.39.24 PM

Feather your nest

art, Design, Fashion, Home/interior things Comments Off

Earlier this year I went to a preview of holiday offerings at One King’s Lane. I completely flipped out over Kristen Leigh Baker’s feather wall hangings, which you can read about in my NYT piece today.  Her One King’s Lane sale is almost sold out now, but you can always peruse her own site. Some examples of her work are below, prices start around $250.

 

photo 2 photo 2-1 photo 2-2 photo 5-2 photo 5-1 photo 5

Your new favorite rolling pin…

Design, Fitness, Other Musings Comments Off

…has nothing to do with food. It’s a smaller version of the foam rollers those of us with recurring IT band/tendonitis/assorted workout injuries have a love-hate relationship with. Tiger Tail makes smaller versions of foam rollers that will fit in a carry-on, a backpack, etc.   This has been life changing for me as a frequent traveler, and someone who lives in an apartment so small that using a full sized foam roller requires moving furniture. The 18 inch, shown here, is $34.95 here. There’s also a 11.5″ and a portable 8″ one that you can run with if necessary.

18_inch_Tiger_Tail_silo_hr_TigerTailUSA

Because you can never have too many tote bags

Accessories, Fashion, Travel Comments Off

I popped by El Cosmico while I was in Marfa last week. They were having some car show, which wasn’t great, but their shop was beyond great. Lots of things you’d need while staying on a veritable campground, and a bunch of things you just want. Like this bandana tote bag by RTH (El Paso native, now in LA). It’s not the most useful tote – no interior pockets etc – but it does look very cool and I loved the aged leather trim/handles. $95. See it, buy it, here.

 

Blue_Tote_Bag_a_1024x1024

Stylish luck for 20 bucks

art, Deals, Home/interior things, Uncategorized Comments Off

Spotted these enameled horseshoes at Cast + Crew in Marfa over the weekend. Just $20, in a gazillion colors. Buy one here.

HORSESHOEScombo

 

Whiskey weather….

Liquor, Uncategorized Comments Off

For me, cooler weather = whiskey weather. A bottle of Lock Stock & Barrel recently made its way into my very grateful household. It’s a rye that’s aged 13 years and bottled at barrel proof. It is one of the smoothest most drinkable whiskeys I’ve had in a long time. Prior to writing this post, I looked up the price, and I am now rationing out what I’ve got left. At about $120 it is definitely not cheap. But if you can handle the cost, it is so worth it.

photo

 

The one dress you need this summer

Deals, Fashion, Travel Comments Off

The Silk Daybreak sundress from Madewell: now marked down to $99.50. When I tell you everyone looks good in this, I am not lying – see that tie? Normally I would run away, as I have no waist.  But since this dress is cut more like a shift, it totally works (they just styled it to look more girlie). Bonus: it’s silk so it will fold super tiny for travel. Bonus #2: Cut big, size down. Bonus #3: Very dress up/dress down. Love! Check it out here.

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 3.25.14 PM Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 3.25.43 PM Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 3.25.51 PM Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 3.25.58 PM

 

 

Lip service

Beauty Comments Off

Had to come out of hibernation the past couple of weeks to hit some design mafia events. This required change of outfits and, of course, a lip situation that would survive very long evenings. Enter Bite Beauty’s Cashmere Lip Cream. This is the ONLY product I have ever used that goes on matte but feels creamy, and stays on forever. They call it a “cream to powder” formulation. I call it a miracle.

At $28, it is not cheap, but it is worth every penny. I got the Rioja (deep red) and Port (more of a burgundy) and both are amazing. Buy them online at Sephora, or check out their Lip Lab on Prince Street in SoHo.

Screen Shot 2014-05-22 at 3.42.29 PM

An awesome bag

Accessories, Fashion Comments Off

I have been trying to find a bag I love that doesn’t have a comma in the price tag. It has not been easy. But last weekend, on my way home from Sight Unseen’s best-part-of-ICFF offsite, I walked by Personnel on Greenwich Ave., and there it was in the window:  the perfect not-huge duffel. I went in, I fondled the buttery leather, I took out the stuffing to make sure it would fit all my crap (it did), and I held my breath as I reached for the price tag.

$480. Sold.

Backstory: It’s made by a company called Aandd. Apparently one of the guys involved is a designer at Coach. They also make a cute cross-body option.

Personnel doesn’t have e-commerce, so here’s a shot of the bag I bought, except it’s burgundy and mine is black. It comes with a long strap, and has two exterior zip pockets as well as one on the inside.

Screen Shot 2014-05-22 at 3.18.38 PM

WP Theme & Icons by N.Design Studio
Entries RSS Comments RSS Log in