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Entries from March 2010

don't forget your easter bonnet!

March 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Easter is upon us, and this year you’re ahead of the game. The Sunday dress is pressed and hanging neatly in the closet. The chocolates are nestled perfectly in their basket waiting for their imminent demise. Unfortunately, you’ve just realized you’ve forgotten THE Easter Sunday essential — the bonnet! But don’t panic! We’ve found the perfect solution, it’s […]

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Tags: animals · design · fashion · holidays

i'm on a diet, i'll just have the paper burger.

March 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I have a good friend who dubbed herself “the burger queen” because she loves burgers so much. Naturally, I immediately thought of her when I came across these paper hamburger zines, but somehow I don’t think they’d satisfy her cravings . . . These ingenius paper creations by Stephanie Anderson comes in four varieties — Bit On The […]

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Tags: design · fashion · food · paper goods

entrenched.

March 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It’s been pouring for two days straight. Suddenly this oversized trench seems like quite a logical impulse buy.   $198 at Pixie Market.

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Tags: fashion

uncle pete's shop.

March 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

You probably wouldn’t expect to find Boston’s newest sartorial hot-spot located in the city’s most bucolic neighborhood. But it’s this exact contradiction that makes Uncle Pete’s Shop poised to revive the city’s fashion sense — currently inundated with North Face fleece jackets, Vineyard Vines whale prints, and badly dyed designer jeans — with its discriminating downtown style.   […]

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Tags: Boston · design · fashion · jewelry

brokenfab by Fabienne Morel.

March 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on brokenfab by Fabienne Morel.

  Call it what you will — techno tribal, Navajo nouveau, etc., the trendy concept is a mix of fluorescent colors, geometric shapes, and funky patterns, and it’s popping up everywhere from contemporary art to jewelry. Case in point? London- and Zurich-based brokenfab, which produces hand-beaded jewelry pieces and textiles in the Navajo nouveau vein. Fabienne Morel […]

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pierre cardin: the label turns 60.

March 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

  Pierre Cardin’s Parisian fashion house is turning 60 and to celebrate Assouline is releasing Pierre Cardin, 60 Years of Innovation. There’s a fantastic article in the NY Times (which where this image is from) about Cardin, which I highly recommend. It’s amazing how fashion comes full circle. His geometric silhouettes and bright palette — considered […]

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Tags: design · fashion

hometta.

March 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

According to its Web site, “Hometta is a collaborative of designers, architects, builders, writers and editors who have banded together to rethink and improve the way residential architecture is designed today. Founder Mark Johnson and partner Andrew McFarland joined forces with four core architects and designers, whose vision has guided Hometta’s development. They, in turn, […]

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Tags: architecture · design

cutting boards by elisabeth dunker.

March 11th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I have a mini obsession with cutting boards. I know. It’s weird right? I also love colanders. Don’t ask, I can’t explain it. At any rate, these cutting boards by Elisabeth Dunker are adorable. Wouldn’t they look amazing as a trio hanging on the kitchen wall?? Of course, you could use them for practical things […]

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Tags: design · food · modern objects

give a dog a . . . chilewich mat!

March 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I love Chilewich products, they’re so durable, and they add a clean, modern feel to any location around the house, be it the table, floor, or even on your iPhone! This season, Chilewich expands its collection with a dog-friendly Pet Mat. Because obviously your dog needs dine in style! Right? Oh, the life of the modern dog . . .

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Tags: animals · design · modern objects

pyrite done right.

March 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

  Clockwise from top left: “Cubic Crystallization” ring, Ornella Iannuzzi; Fool’s Gold Pyrite Statement Earrings, a common thread; Pyrite Nugget and Oxidized Sterling Silver, Julie Garland; Nouveau Necklace, Clementine; Pyrite and Brass Earrings, Lyssie’s Place; Natural Pyrite hair pins, Ball & Chain Pyrite, affectionately known as “fool’s gold” is making its fashion presence known. It’s […]

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Tags: design · fashion · jewelry · trends