PLACES WE LOVE

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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Places We Love: Rojo’s Roastery

Rojo's Espresso Machine

By Lee Havlicek. As you spot Rojo’s Roastery on your way towards a game-changing grilled cheese at Olsson’s Fine Foods and the best ice cream (ever?) at The Bent Spoon in Princeton, New Jersey on one especially dairy-ful day (sure, let’s … Continue reading

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