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A Conversation With: Susan Alexandra

An ongoing series of conversations with friends, collaborators, and creatives to explore a dialogue on inspiration, passion, community, travel, and life in general. Upon first spotting the Watermelon Dream Bag online, we immediately had to reach out to NYC based designer, Susan Alexandra.  An unapologetic lover of color, she makes artful jewelry and handbags bursting with whimsy, exuberance, and originality.  Read on to learn more about what inspires her and her work. Hi Susan!  Tell us about yourself. I am a NYC based jewelry designer, painter, dog mama, and salad maker.  I started my line after realizing that what brought me the most joy was creating with my hands and following my own dreams and whims, not those of someone else....

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Editorial: Fruit, Fleur, Femme

Culturally, fruit and flowers have long been associated with fertility and femininity.  Playing off of tradition and an often ephemeral notion of beauty, we shot our latest arrivals in an ode to seeds and a sensuality rooted in the inside. SHOP THE FEATURED LOOKS HERE. Photographer: Dirk Mai Model: Elizabeth Grullon Art Director/Stylist: Jackie Sun

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A Conversation With: Catzorange

An ongoing series of conversations to explore a dialogue on inspiration, passion, community, travel, and life in general. Intuitive and free are adjectives not often associated with fashion, but they're apt descriptors of our newest addition to the shop, Catzorange.  Recently, Coco and Johnny Mannix, the married couple behind the brand, founded their line of gorgeous, woven bags.  Handbags reflective of lives guided by gut feeling as much as mindfulness, self-expression, and a need to simply create.   Meet the charming duo below. Congratulations on the launch of Catzorange!  Tell us about your backgrounds and how you started the line.  Where did the name come from? Thank you! Johnny: I grew up in New York City, and Coco was born and raised in Berlin, Germany....

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