Unique Gift Ideas

Are you ready for Christmas? Have you picked out a tree? And dare I ask bought gifts? For some people that doesn’t start until December but for many Latin cultures the celebrating has already started. Personally I have fallen behind and have not picked out a tree or presents yet. If you have already started decorating, preparing and shopping give yourself a pat on the back! Be proud you won’t … Continue reading Unique Gift Ideas

Baldinini S/S 17 Unveiling

Last week I was invited to preview Baldinini S/S 17 collection at their brand new showroom in the flatiron district in NYC. On display was their newest collection as well as the capsule Gimmi Bladinini collection. Designed by Gimmi Baldinini and his daughter and made in Italy, the collection ranges from sporty comfort to Cinderella chic giving everyone something to love. Sporty The inspiration of the … Continue reading Baldinini S/S 17 Unveiling

Sugarloaf Craft Festival

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Last weekend I attended the Sugarloaf Craft Festival in Somerset NJ. The two day event features 250 artisans who hand make jewelry, clothing, home goods and other crafts and arts. Small business owners from around the world come to sell their merchandise at this festival that originated in 1976. I enjoyed seeing all the hand made creativity in one space. La Shot … Continue reading Sugarloaf Craft Festival

Media PA and Reconsidered Home

Last week I made my way to the PA/Delaware border. I stayed in the town of Media, PA Americas first fair trade town. When you buy fair trade products you support the workers, farmers or crafters that made them. Proceeds of these sales can go to a variety of programs like training for farmers and crafters to grow and protect their small business. People who  buy fair trade ensure that small … Continue reading Media PA and Reconsidered Home

Baldinini Grand Opening

September 27th I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of Baldinini’s first US flagship at the Short Hills mall in Short Hills, New Jersey. The Italian accessory and shoe brand has been styling the people of Italy for over 100 years. The brand created by Gimmi Baldinini’s grandfather began in San Mauro Pascoli in the region of Emilia-Romania Italy in 1910. The family continues to grow the shoe … Continue reading Baldinini Grand Opening

The Fashion Minded Pop Up Shop

I was invited by the creative agency The Fashion Minded to view their first popup shop in Soho. Founders Jennylynn Aberin and Margaret Pauta who both have backgrounds in retail and experience in the industry created The Fashion Minded to give up-incoming  designers with online stores or designers just entering the U.S. market services that would cost an exhorbite amount of money otherwise. The Fashion … Continue reading The Fashion Minded Pop Up Shop