guide to gifts for girls.

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it’s here, and it feels much sooner than i had expected, but the holiday gift-giving season is upon us.  i like to theme my gifts around what my favorite people love best, and in this case i’m thinking of my nieces (don’t look, you guys!) — young girls in their early twenties. they’re smart, they’re hard working and they’re very... 
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holiday travel arsenal.

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Stress is a fact of life. Especially these days — the holidays are upon us which means a whole lot of hustle and bustle, and the arch enemy of our holiday season — travel! You can’t escape the terrible anxiety that sets in as you travel via planes, trains and automobiles to spend the holidays with friends and family. Escaping all of these life moments by staying... 
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friday finds.

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one of the things i love best about travel is collecting unique pieces of artwork from all over the world. in cuba we visited the plaza de armas which is kind of like a little flea market in a pretty, tree-lined square. they sold tons of vintage and new political, concert, and gallery event poster prints and i picked up a few for me and for friends. this week’s friday... 
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at home with: designer tracy wilkinson.

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tucked away in the hills of east los angeles lives british artist and designer tracy wilkinson. born in Yorkshire, england tracy is a multi-media artist and the founder of tw workshop, a collection of handmade ceramics, one of a kind furniture, home accessories, and perfectly styled soft cotton t-shirts. She lives and works in the Mount Washington neighborhood, northeast... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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