Tis the season.. This coming Friday is the Black one, marking the start of the holiday shopping season. For many, gifting is a stressful activity because, despite the promotions and packaging specials and discounts and demands, you just don’t know what to get. Holidays bring a degree of pressure for everybody, so I intend to… [Cont.]
I’ve featured these flutes on the blog before, and recently they’ve been getting a lot of use in my house, never without guests admiring and asking where to buy them. They’re here, and they’re even more dazzling in person.
Still looking for a perfect gift for mom or graduate? Enter the fabulous Christy Lea Payne, whose wares will be displayed, trunk show style, at Chelsea starting this Thursday, May 5th. I’ve written about CLP before and really can’t say enough about her work, her aesthetic, and her lovely personality. Come and see for yourself;… [Cont.]
Gifting beautiful frames is both sentimental and practical. When it’s a one of a kind antique like the turquoise frame pictured? The gesture is exceptional. Available here.
Screw Hallmark. This Valentine’s Day, surprise your significant other with something truly fabulous. This necklace by local jeweler Carla Morrison consists of a pink tourmaline and chalcedony beaded chain with detachable blue lace agate pendant in 18k yellow gold. It can be worn long as a single strand or doubled up shorter. Carla is known… [Cont.]
I was at a recent event at Design Within Reach and saw this gorgeous glassware collection. Imagine my surprise to find the price is waaaaaay reasonable (definitely *not* the case with much of their merchandise). I particularly love the unique look of the stemless champagne ‘flutes’ and know you can never go wrong with a… [Cont.]
Designer, filmmaker, tastemaker, aesthete and all around style Jesus-Man Tom Ford has slowly been expanding his signature line of beauty products. Just in time for the holidays, he’s released some of his best scents in candle form. And true to his form, they are perfect. While his Parfum Sprays are technically unisex (I own and… [Cont.]
If you’ve read How To Gift and are still without presents for friends and family, you can gift them style! This Saturday from 10-4, I will be at the BMOCA Holiday Trunk Show selling customized gift certificates for any of my services at a special holiday rate. It’s a gift that truly does keep on… [Cont.]
I’ve been fielding many requests from friends on gift ideas for the men in their lives. I think this laptop carrier from Marc Jacobs is cool and understated (an impressive feat as understated is not an adjective readily subscribed to Jacobs) and a great fashion antidote to the unfortunate business-y leather carriers commonly carried by… [Cont.]
Gift yourself this season with a sound dock upgrade, courtesy of Pottery Barn.