The Bling (Ear)Ring

We all love big, bold jewelry. But the thought of putting on a beautiful chunky necklace on before heading out into the muggy 90 degree heat makes me want to kick someone in the face.  So my go-to summer look is generally hair piled on top of my head and[...]

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Bow BRIKA Wow Wow

I discovered Brika a few days ago after reading a Refinery29 article on awesome new e-commerce sites. I was hooked instantly. Offering gorgeous products and focusing on the creators behind them, BRIKA celebrates and showcases these “makers” and their stories. “Weaving a sense of community and creativity into the fabric of the brand,[...]

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UrbanSpace Meatpacking

You know how the holiday pop-up markets in New York are awesome? You know how being cold sucks? Well the brains behind UrbanSpace (the guys who put on said holiday pop-up markets) must have thought the same thing, so they came up with a solution. Urban Space Meatpacking. Located just[...]

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Project Pop-Up NYC at STORY

Located at 10th Avenue and West 19th Street is STORY, a 2000 square foot retail space that changes its theme, merchandise, and design every four to eight weeks. Past themes have included Love, Color, and New York State of Mind. The current “story,” if you will, features the 11 winners[...]

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Lolabean

I love walking through Union Square on the way to work during the holidays because of the adorable fair they hold every December. When I found Lolabean’s mini boutique, however, it made me love the walk even more. Founded in 2005 by Tiffany Bean, the gorgeous jewelry line has a[...]

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Still House

While wandering around the East Village a few weeks ago, I was caught in a downpour (seems to be the norm lately) and ducked into one of the first places I saw. Luckily one of the first places I saw was Still House an adorable little boutique filled with pretty,[...]

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WE ARE HERE

A while back I went to a jewelry sample sale at Midtotwn’s Ace Hotel (which has free wi-fi in the lobby; not that I just go there to use it or anything. Ok, fine I do, but so do a lot of other people).  Anyway.  At said sample sale, there were[...]

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This little piggy fell in love…

If you’ve read this blog before, you know I love teacup piglets. You also know that I love jewelry. Therefore, you should not be surprised to learn that I peed my pants a little when I came across this: No, your eyes are not deceiving you. This is a tiny[...]

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“Inscribe all human effort with one word…”

I’ve always loved jewelry that is inscribed or has some sort of writing on it.   One of my favorite necklaces is a simple silver pendant that says “Wish” on one side and “Believe” on the other.  It’s not inscribed exactly, but the idea is there.  I bought it right before[...]

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MADEWELL

One of my favorite stores in the whole world and maker of my favorite jeans, Madewell, finally has an on-line store!  Cheaper (and arguably cooler) than sister store J. Crew, Madewell is perfect for … well, just about anything. Browse. Buy. Love.  It’s what I’ll be doing. www.madewell.com

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