THE PLACES

Our Favorite Stores (Home Goods Edition)

Finding the extraordinary

By Regina Connell. Here are a few of our favorite, perhaps lesser-known places to shop online for new, alternative luxury home goods—those handcrafted with a strong, independent point of view. Alternative luxury isn’t always expensive, but it’s never cheap, which is … Continue reading

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Noticed: A Place to Stay

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By Regina Connell. As we’ve said before, the better bookstores out there have gotten smarter and scrappier. But this is one of the smarter and more wonderful ways I’ve seen. Nantucket Bookworks has turned its second story into an apartment … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Savage Beauty Comes Home

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By Regina Connell. Savage Beauty, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of Alexander McQueen was one of NY’s Metropolitan Museum’s most successful (and lucrative) shows. But as spectacular as it was, it’s nothing compared to what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Noticed: Molecule-Designing the Unseen

Fifth Floor + Art and Olfaction

By Regina M. Connell. Fifth Floor Gallery, located in LA, is one of our favorite galleries. Robert Apodaca, who founded and runs the gallery, has a commitment to making (since he is a maker himself) an unfailing instinct for what’s … Continue reading

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