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Friday May 18th, 2012

products by 2

made in queens: goldie’s soap

When Amy and I visited the brand new Wythe Hotel (stay tuned for a peek today at 10am) last week, we were instantly smitten with the pretty bath products in each room. I’d never heard of Goldie’s, but I’ve spent the last few hours going through their entire catalog of locally made bath products. I…

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Thursday May 17th, 2012

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type perfume

I’ve got a problem with packaging. If it’s done really well, it can make me stop caring whether something is seasonably appropriate and want it anyway. Sure it’s summer, but these adorable bundled-up perfumes at Ten Over Six make me long for colder weather and thick sweaters. Named for Berlin, Copenhagen and Damascus, each of…

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Monday March 5th, 2012

artwork, products by 16

the fox with the golden fur

My love affair with packaging has resulted in me buying an assortment of crazy things that I will probably never open or use. I own a beautifully illustrated box of Swedish tobacco chew that I will never consume, a small container of bobby pins from the ’20s with pink flamingo branding and Japanese rice paper…

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