I couldn’t decide what to post about today, so here’s a few things I’ve seen this week and thought “wooooo!”
1) The Brandonburg Coat by Makool Loves You – Wooly and warm and perfect for travelling escapades!
2) Paris! Cards by Darling Clementine – Oh so sweet! The perfect gift for your wanderlusting friends & family.
3) Duluth Utility Pack by Inventory – This cute pack has an air of the past about it so you can feel like you’re on an adventure when you’re just going to school or work.
No one likes a travel journal that announces itself on the cover. “My Travel Journal”, it might read, and not only is that obvious, it’s boring too. I’m ready to spice things up with notebooks by Archie Grand, perfect for friend or foe, and far more condusive to writing in that typical travel journal. Be the site of intrigue as you fashion a book emblazoned with slogans like Londoners/Fashionistas/Nobles I Met and Liked. Or even Lovers/Wives/Husbands I Had and Liked. Plus, the notebooks promise “160 blank pages of unspoiled creativity”. That’s what I’m talking about.
A couple of years ago, the lovely lady of fashion and film, Sofia Coppola, took an adventure through Paris for the New York Times and gave them a glimpse of the city through her eyes.
“You naturally feel a connection to certain places, and, for me, Paris is one of them. I would look at my parents’ French friends and think,
‘That’s what you’re supposed to be like when you grow up’.”
The article, accompanied by a small photographic collection, includes a list of where Sofia shops for flowers, clothing, vintage magazines, lingeries, cocktails, and cheeseburgers.
Looking for something a bit different from the standard “wish you were here” postcard? Head to the World’s Smallest Postal Service based in the San Francisco Bay Area and send out your well wishes to the world… Just made tiny.
Lady of the letters Lea Redmond hand-scribes the little notes, sealed with a itty-bitty wax seal with the initial of the sender pressed into it. Along with a handy fold out magnifying glass, the letter gets posted from the WSPS to anywhere in the world.
To make everything even sweeter, Lea writes the tiny letters on a tiny writing desk. Woah! That’s dedication. We love it.
“Photography has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them” – Eliott Erwitt
Many happy snaps to you all! xoxo
photo by emily hunt
In April 2009, Lenka Clayton and Michael Crowe personally wrote and sent a mysterious letter to all of the 467 households in the Irish town of Cushendall. Why? All in the name of sparking up some community curiosity and good old conversation.
In a world where we hardly know our neighbours, it is such an apt idea. The letters range from postcards to pictures and wordy notes. Delightful!
Here are some more for you to read. I hope that they brighten your day!
Brooklyn artist, Sophie Blackall, illustrates excerpts from missed connections posted on Craigslist. Why? She says,
“Every day hundreds of strangers reach out to other strangers on the strength of a glance, a smile or a blue hat. Their messages have the lifespan of a butterfly. I’m trying to pin a few of them down.”
Oh, we are like ships passing in the night, aren’t we? See more of her gorgeous (and funny) creations here.
found via A Cup of Jo