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Virtual Jet-Setter: 4 international stores you should be shopping

“Thanks to this wonderful thing called the Internet, the world is at our fingertips—and so are global retailers. If you’re sick of the local mall scene—and seeing everything you own on everyone else—your best bet may be to venture outside the tired realm of U.S. retail and see what our friends around the world are […]

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I’m Loving: The Orphan’s Arms

In what seems to be a never-ending accidental discovery of British brands, I’m currently in love with a little brand whose uniqueness and whimsical sensibility is so utterly English, so completely nerdy and ominous, it’s a wonder I didn’t find them until now. Founded in 2010 by two dudes in East London, The Orphan’s Arms […]

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Bag Lust: UK Luxury Brand Smythson

When it comes to bags, I buy one that I love and use it until it breaks or just can’t hold up anymore.  And when it does, it’s sad, but also rewarding–if it lasted a long time.  It inspires the feeling that it was loved and worn and had a good run.  I’m not into […]

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I’m Loving: UK Brand Whistles

A minimalist UK brand that has the aesthetic of Zara (albeit pricier–few brands beat Zara’s look-for-less quality/value) and free shipping to the U.S.?  I’m totally down with that. The brand caught my eye with that “feminin” french sweater, which I was able to get my hands on right before it sold out (thanks for the birthday […]