Small Batches

This past weekend, we celebrated local artisans by enjoying and applauding their fruits of labor. We were fortunate to have Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream, Dandelion Chocolate, and Ridge Montebello at our table this past weekend.  With product descriptives such as small batch, handmade, single-vineyard, hand-wrapped, and bean-to-bar, we just knew our palates were in for a…

Bobo Choses SS 2013

Have you seen Bobo Choses new petit grocery line? It's brilliant. The designs (mixed with a few other pieces above) make me think of fresh produce, the farmers market, homemade lemonade, and being a locavore. These are things I aspire to eat, see, make, or simply just be. I only wish they made the tomato…

Carnaby Street Couture

I'm swooning over Louis Vuitton's Spring 2013 ad campaign. My Sunday morning coffees are much more exciting when accompanied by the weekly poster size spreads in the Times. For me, it's reminiscent of the mod scene on Carnaby Street London circa 1960 (all that great Ready Steady Go! fashion). And, I love artist Daniel Buren's…

Charlotte Olympia and Hollywood Starlets

Ooooh, I just love these new starlet flats by Charlotte Olympia. In her pre-fall collection, she brings back the era of old Hollywood glamour with shoes covered in rhinestones, glitter, and finished with a gilded heel. My favorite, of course, is the purple-pink number with Louise Brooks gracing the top. You an also choose Rita…