Featuring bamboo, honeysuckle and gardenia extract these rich eye shadows from Kjaer Weis are a must have cosmetic staple. Certified organic and made in Italy they are designed to be used wet or dry as shadow or liner. I love this product for its versatility and the fact that my morning routine is one product more simple, but more so because the colors are rich and long lasting.
Finally this compelling Abrams classic is back in print celebrating the genius of Pollock in the continuum of his times. This seminal work recreates the social and cultural milieu on New York City in the 40s and 50s. With extensive knowledge of Pollock's habits, the books he loved, and the art exhibitions he frequented, the author creates a luminous and compelling portrait of the man.
Is there anything more classic than a perfectly cut black maillot? Objects Without Meaning, created by Alexandra Michelle with a focus on developing clothing that emphasizes the wearer rather than the object, has an excellent collection of bathing suits meant to flatter any figure. OWM strives to create honest, effortless clothing that carries no baggage. Rather than adhering to trends, the brand builds upon it’s vocabulary of forms and materials each season, creating a continual dialogue from one season to the next.
As we all head off to the July 4th holiday (beach, lake, mountain, dessert...), I thought I would share a lesser known island location that has been on my must-go list for quite sometime. Located on the coast of Queensland, Australia, this cluster of 74 islands forms part of the Great Barrier Reef. Known for pristine beaches and incredible coral reefs for snorkeling and diving, the majority of the islands in this region are designated national parks in an effort to help preserve and protect the area from the over half a million tourists who visit the annually.
Formed from porcelain made from natural Amakusa pottery stones and mixed with potter's clay Hasami Porcelain applies old world techniques to modern utilitarian forms. Dishwasher and microwave safe. This clean, simple, and functional pottery from creative director Takuhiro Shinomoto was inspired by the rich pottery tradition of the Hasami district in Japan, which emphasizes reliable quality and beautiful design.
It finally feels like summer has arrived what with a few days in the low 100s interrupted by a few days a rain, which of course means its time to think about UV protection for your locks. Hair in the Sun is my seasonal go to protecting all types of hair (even for gals with beachy highlights and full color treatment). Its light styling effect is especially nice for keeping waves in place and frizz away.