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We recycle. We reuse. Hell, we've even composted. Mother Nature lovers though we are (one caveat: We don't have that annoying disclaimer at the end of our signature), sometimes nothing beats the thrill of opening a thick envelope to find a card that's more keepsake, less a piece of paper. And, when it comes to New York Fashion Week — those seven days that make our mailman's biceps bigger—we've never loved the postal service more.
This season, invites crossed our desk in all shapes and sizes (and not all made from pulp), from a plane ticket to a pink toothbrush to a poster-sized fold-out that's already at the framer. The designers who put a stamp on a Xerox with some Arial font, however? We'd prefer an email.
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Not to toot our own horn, but Refinery29's really got the whole party thing down to a science. Killer DJ? Check. Delicious cocktails? Naturally. Swag bags? Of course! At this year's Sundance Film Festival, we took all those things and added some special friends to the mix. One of our favorite films at Sundance this year read
Between the two of them, Brooke Baxter Bailey and her
husband, Jeff Bailey, have founded an underground performance-art space, a live-music venue, a piano bar, and a coffee-and-tacos shop —all in Williamsburg.
Their latest venture, however, has taken them Upstate: The couple have opened the Glass Mountain Inn, part read