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AltLuxe: Is Cool Where It’s At?

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By Regina Connell. I have these friends—smart, accomplished, reasonably self-aware grownups—who a great many people would consider cool, very cool. And yet, these friends are earnestly obsessed with others’ coolness and want “cool” people in their orbits so perhaps that coolness … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: In Praise of Specificity

Specifics of necessity

By Regina Connell. When I was in Japan a few years ago, I went to a place called Tokyu Hands. It blew me away: floor after floor of stuff, so much of it incredibly specific. A container to hold sliced tomatoes … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Have the Chocolate

Just have the chocolate. Image courtesy of Lee and Lou Cook.

By Regina Connell. I recently came across a reasonably compelling piece on how eating for pleasure could be the best diet plan. And, it reminded me that what goes for the body, goes for a lot of other things, I do … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Undone by Design

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By Regina Connell. Just over a year ago, my partner and I moved house. Radically different from what we’d lived in before, it required a big rethink of how we wanted the space to be. And it was more than that: moving house was something I’d … Continue reading

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