Target partnerships are best in class, from Missoni to Calyso St. Barth. Their newest endeavor, The Shops at Target, seek to bring the boutique and specialty experience to mass. The partnership includes Cos Bar, an Aspen based beauty shop; Privet House, a Connecticut based bohemian home goods dealer; and Candy Store, a San Francisco based candy parlor. The Shops are happening now online and in store!
I love citrus trees with their delicate trunk, abundant green leaves, and bright lemon or orange fruits. They are beautiful! Martha Stewart taught me that they can grow at home, even in an apartment. Here’s how.
Rifle Paper Co. is a boutique stationery brand and design studio based in Winter Park, Florida created by Anna & Nathan Bond. Their whimsical designs include hand-painted illustrations and romantic, casual lettering to compose a style that feels both nostalgic and timeless.
The giraffe is youthful, the settee is polished, the mirrored table is modern, and the pink walls are inviting.
The rich bronze shadow under the eye is beautiful, especially with her blue eyes.
Italian Affogato is on the top of my dessert list. Simple to make, it is both refreshing and comforting. Just pour fresh brewed espresso on vanilla bean gelato!
Gucci is launching a new ‘Sustainable Soles’ line of footwear made with biodegradable plastic. The ‘Marola Green’ slip-on, which features cutout details and Gucci’s trademark interlocking Gs, will be sold in a variety of glossy hues, including blush, taupe, and black. “This new project conveys the house’s mission to interpret in a responsible way the modern consumer’s desire for sustainable fashion products,” the press release notes, “all the while maintaining the balance between the timeless values of style and utmost quality with an ever-growing green vision.”
The best commercial of 2012 (so far), “Imported from Detroit” won creative agency Wieden Kennedy an Effie on behalf of Chrysler. The advertising campaign creates pride in America’s tough-as-nails heartland (a la Clint Eastwood and Eminem), while gently reminding viewers that all of our cities could become wastelands if we choose imports over American made.