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Entries Tagged as 'Boston'

mother nature’s ‘shock and awe’ campaign.

December 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Mother Nature threw a wrench in travel plans for those of us who live up and down the Eastern seaboard this past weekend, stranding people in airports, halting public transportation, and leaving anywhere from 12-24 inches of snow in its wake. I, for one, lucked out and caught the very last Southwest flight out of [...]

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Tags: Boston · etc. · travel

have a handmade holiday: win a necklace by laura lombardi!

December 17th, 2010 · 125 Comments

This contest is now closed! We’ll contact the winner via email and post their name here soon! Thanks! Chicago-based jewelry designer Laura Lombardi started her company almost two years ago, and since then, her fabulous designs have been garnering press left and right. She’s been profiled in Bust magazine and NYLON,  and most recently her stacked rectangle [...]

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Tags: Boston · design · etc. · fashion · holidays · jewelry

our gift to you: six weeks of giveaways!

November 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This year, we’re grabbing the holidays by the reindeer horns. We’re keeping our budgets in check and our last minute acquisitions to a minimum. We are not letting the holidays become an arms race. Well, OK, we’re not letting the holidays become a super expensive, purse string-bursting arms race. And just exactly how are we [...]

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Tags: art · artists · Boston · etc. · fashion · holidays · jewelry · paper goods

i want the world to stop: belle and sebastian.

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

On Friday evening, our friend Andrew took us to see Belle and Sebastian at The Wang Theatre in Boston. It was his wedding present to us, and it was magical from the moment we stepped foot inside the gilded vestibule. Belle and Sebastian sounded every bit as crisp and clear as they do on their [...]

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Tags: Boston · music

we heart handmade art: etsy + west elm event wrap up.

October 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On Thursday evening, West Elm hosted We Heart Handmade Art with Etsy, inviting local designers and artists to showcase and sell their goods at the West Elm store in The Fenway. Hor d’ouevres were served — the mini pumpkin pies were quite lovely — libations flowed, and all of the participants were allowed to use [...]

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Tags: animals · art · artists · Boston · design · fashion

cold weather staple: madewell metallic plaid cardigan.

October 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I am really digging this metallic plaid cardigan from Madewell. It looks super cozy and ready to go home — to my home that is. If you’re in Boston tonight, Madewell is hosting Denim Roadtrip with Lucky Magazine from 6-8 p.m., at its Newbury Street store. RSVP here.

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Tags: Boston · fashion

your first look inside {trephin} salon.

October 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

   I love it when readers ask us for advice! Like a few days ago, when a young woman wrote us asking for suggestions on cool boutiques, neighborhoods, etc., to check out in Boston. She recently relocated to Boston from London (poor thing) to attend grad school and came across our site and thought we could point in her in the right direction. Most important on her list? A [...]

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Tags: architecture · Boston · design · interiors · modern objects

twelve chairs: a new eco-conscious design boutique opens in boston.

September 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

All photos by Kimberly Phillips. Get excited Boston! Tomorrow — Twelve Chairs — a new design boutique with an eco-conscious focus officially opens its doors for business, and we’re giving you a preview! Twelve Chairs proprietors Roison Giese and Miggy Mason (fantastic names!) met while studying interior design at Cornell University and discovered that they [...]

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Tags: Boston · design · interiors · modern objects · paper goods

the contents of my iphone project.

September 9th, 2010 · No Comments

You can tell a lot about a person by the contents of their wallet. But does the same apply to the apps on their iPhone? Let’s find out! Take screenshots of your iPhone (it’s easy — press and hold the bottom button while pressing the top button, photos are saved in your Photos app). Then, [...]

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Tags: art · Boston · photography · technology · trends

Here’s your ticket to SnappyTuna.

September 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

What’s even better than cooking with snazzy kitchen utensils? Not having to pay full price to do it!  I’m extending an invitation to all of our readers (click on this link to register: http://snappytuna.com/invite/kimberlygarvey) to SnappyTuna, a new sample sale site that specializes in kitchen utensils and tableware, so you too can partake in deep discounts on [...]

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Tags: Boston · design · food · modern objects · trends