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Meet Clare V.

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When we first opened the shop, we knew we wanted to carry Clare V.. Not just because her bags are the perfect fit for our store, but also because she's a Minnesota native- St. Paul to be exact. Maybe you've seen her bags before and already are a cultivated collector, but we find ourselves introducing her to a lot of the people that walk through our doors. So it's time to meet Clare V..  Clare Vivier courtesy of Clare V. After growing up in St. Paul, where her family still lives, she left for Paris to work as a journalist for French...

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Meet LSA International

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Established during London's swinging sixties, Janusz Lubkowski and his wife Ewa began with enamel products from their home country, Poland. From there, they became the leaders in handmade, mouth blown glassware and porcelain all made in Poland with the highest quality.  Olive Set with Ash Base "Porcelain clay was made into plain white and patterned tableware, popular amongst consumers who sought practical and contemporary designs. Wooden accessories from Polish cooperatives specialising in the folk traditions of woodwork completed the early collections. But it was mouthblown glass that offered the greatest potential for transformation. Whilst an archetypal tumbler and jug reflected Janusz's affinity for the...

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Say Hello to Lightwell Co.

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We are always on the look out for candle companies. If you've been to the shop, you've seen the wall that is completely dedicated to candles- you may say we are candle nuts.  Lightwell Co. and it's minimal, matte white candles made it's way to our shop late this summer and since then we have made multiple re-orders thanks to all of you loving them as much as we do! They also recently added room fragrances to their product collection and they seem to be fitting in just right at the shop. I think it's time to learn more about the brand...

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Australia's ST. AGNI

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Founded on the coastal town of Byron Bay in 2014, Lara and Matt had a vision to create simple pieces reflecting the lifestyle of Australians. They use only the highest quality leather and fabrics to create their minimalistic designs.    Basic Slide ($149) Lara and Matt focused in on the philosophy that less is more (If you've spoken with my mom or myself, you've probably heard this saying before!). They wanted pieces that were versatile. Something that a person could use in everyday style as a part of their capsule wardrobe. Momo Small Clutch ($99)  Like us, they recognize that we...

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Sweet Little Swedish Brushes - Iris Hantverk

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In 1870, a small brush manufacturing, Iris Hantverk, was born in Stockholm, Sweden. The core business consisted of brush binding manufacturing. To this day, the brushes are still hand made by visually impaired craftsmen. They believe it brings a new dimension to the concept of being hand made.  The philosophy of Iris Hantverk remains the same. They care for their craftsmen and the survival of the brush binding business. "We believe that many, like us, appreciate the feeling and quality of a hand drawn brush made of natural materials.    Everyday Dish Brush: The brush you will use (yep, you...

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