dress joyfully! Maliparmi embodies an expansive worldly look & attitude

As we travel to seek out new artists and designers, at times we encounter work that strikes us as so compelling that we fall in love—and suspect that you, our customers, will fall in love, too. We remain committed to selling the work of North American designers and artists, though from time to time we will also introduce you to extraordinary work by artists from [...]

loves and dislikes: lisa’s favorite gifts this year

I love giving gifts, love everything about the process – thinking about individuals, hunting down great things that they most likely would not splurge on for themselves, wrapping them, and then, most of all, exchanging gifts. I also really dislike top ten lists, listicles, all things which try to make us stop and take note on the Internet. Yet, when I started thinking about [...]

time-honored ornaments

Most of us have warm memories that stem from the holiday season. Many of them may include the annual tradition of trimming a tree with garland, lights, and ornaments. Perhaps, as a child, you had a special ornament that you looked forward to putting up each year, or maybe you received an ornament from a loved one that you remember opening as a gift. [...]

enchanting art glass pumpkins

Autumn is represented by many different things: shorter days, cooler temperatures, knit sweaters and scarves, and warm comfort food. It seems, however, that there is a common thread to the season: pumpkin. From the incredible recent phenomena of pumpkin spice everything to time-honored traditions of jack o'lanterns and stories of headless horsemen and Great Pumpkins, these orange squash are found commonly in all things fall. [...]

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curious about kantha

I am an admitted sucker for beautiful textiles. A glimpse of a quilt, a suggestion of a tribal rug, or the promise of some intricate embroidery has sent me to bazaars, galleries, and museums. Therefore, when I first met Mieko Mintz and saw her clothing created from kantha quilts I was curious and excited. Why did Mieko’s jackets look so much more interesting than [...]