inspired by: rip & tan.

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i’m not too sure how i found myself here, but i probably followed a pretty pin that lead me to rip & tan, the beautiful blog of clothing designer jenni kayne who has boutiques all over california. rip & tan shares a multitude of topics, but i was most drawn to their profiles, which includes unique home tours of folks like Matt, claire vivier and Carrie Eddmenson... 
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and i don’t even like perfume.

but i certainly want some now. this is the director’s cut from KENZO WORLD, the latest commercial from director Spike Jonze via Heidi Bivens on Vimeo. isn’t it amazing? very much like his earlier weapon of choice video for fat boy slim. note the common use of mirrors and architecture. i’m very inspired!  
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a visit to sacramento.

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hi everyone, maia mcdonald from Bitte here, dropping in to share my new hometown, Sacramento. One of my favorite things about moving to a new city is being able to explore and uncover all the local gems. The places you can’t find anywhere else, the small shops, restaurants, artists and makers that make a place unique. Since moving to Sacramento a little over a year ago to... 
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Hedley & Bennett / Studio Tour.

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When I arrived at the Hedley & Bennett apron headquarters my first interaction was with a delightfully jolly pig named Oliver. Apparently finishing his morning stroll, I followed him right into the door where things just kept getting better: a giant yellow slide coming down from a tree house in the middle of the room, a warehouse-length zip line just begging to be used,... 
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k colette | a $500 giveaway.

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please meet one very sweet company — k colette of Portland, Maine. from beautiful textiles, pillows and sweet-smelling apothecaries to fashion accessories, jewelry and totes, k colette has such a lovely collection of quality, handmade products — each with a story that connects you to the artisans who crafted them. Through their work, k colette’s artisans... 
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