PLACES WE LOVE

Places We Love: The Bent Spoon

Bent Spoon

By Lee Havlicek.   If you’re going to really lean into summer the way you should, there are things that are nice and things that are necessary. I suppose these mostly both vary from person to person, and for some … Continue reading

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The unBrooklyn Merchant: Turtle & Hare

Sublime cup at Turtle and Hare

By Regina Connell. Sometimes, you enter a space that just really speaks to you. It’s your aesthetic, it’s your vibe, it feels like you’ve found your tribe. It makes you feel both grounded and more alive, and oddly moved. It’s … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Iconic New Luxury Store

Takashimaya in NY

By Regina Connell. One of the other questions I get asked a lot (other than the one about the home) is, “What’s the iconic new luxury lifestyle (not just clothing) store?” There are some stores that kind of qualify. Maybe Barney’s with … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Line

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By Regina Connell. Ah, someone who gets it. The Line from Vanessa Traina (among others) is an amazing example of AltLuxe, the new luxury: It’s an online clothing and home goods retailer as well as a space, both online and in SOHO (NYC), … Continue reading

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