Posts Tagged ‘New York’

Countdown to New York 12 days to go…Williamsburg

I have been reading so much about Williamsburg in Brooklyn lately – which has apparently become the hub of design in Brooklyn and has a thriving art community – also all of its popular design stores are focused in a small area making it so convenient. I love the sound of Loom, Nest and Saved. […] Read more…

Countdown to New York 14 days to go…Soup Dumplings

NOTHING beats a cold winters day in Manhattan than a steaming soup dumpling or ten! In a bustling part of Chinatown sits a tiny eatery that has become famous for its delicious dumplings which come in two fillings pork and crab. These tender pouches, are freshly made to order, each plump dumpling contains a little […] Read more…

Countdown to New York 15 days to go…Greenwich Letterpress

Although i have only visited the store once i have interviewed the lovely owners and feel i know it well – to me this store encompasses my feelings for the city. It represents all that is creative, and quirky about New York, yet has the gentrified and old-fashioned charm that iconifies the city in films. […] Read more…

Countdown to New York 16 days to go…Bleecker Street

‘Thirty dollars pays your rent, on Bleecker Street’…goes the iconic song titled ‘Bleecker Street’ by Simon and Garfunkel – you’d be hard pushed to get a cab from on end to the other for that these days! Bleecker Street is a famous street in Manhattan. The street is a spine that connects the neighborhood popular […] Read more…

Countdown to New York 17 days to go…Barnes and Noble

One thing New York has is choice choice choice!!! Sometimes it’s a bit too much to handle, do i NEED to make a decision about how much froth i want on my coffee (ok bad example, i need exactly one third of foam on top of my cappucino). Anyway – one subject there can never […] Read more…

Countdown to New York 18 days to go…Dean & Deluca

We are off to New York for a festive family Christmas on the 18th of December!!!! I was meant to start my countdown yesterday but i got too involved in Jane Austen week (see last post)! I will post the second day of countdown in real time later today. For every countdown day i am […] Read more…

Superstylin'

J.Morgan Puett born in 1957, is known as one of the world’s first influential conceptual artists, but i would say she is one of the world’s first stylists. Her childhood reminiscence of home life in rural Georgia flavors many aspects of her work, which straddle the lines of fashion, architecture, and fine art. The daughter […] Read more…

Greenwich Letterpress

Located in the heart of the West Village in New York, Greenwich Letterpress is a retro style stationary shop, specialising in gorgeous and whimsical cards and wrapping paper made using the artisanal old-fashioned method of the Letterpress. Run by sister’s Amy and Beth who originate from a family of printers, the store specialises in custom […] Read more…

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