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Four years ago, illustrator Danielle Baskin was on a mission. She wanted to inspire cyclists to stop compromising their safety and reach for their bike helmets every time they ride. From there, the rad creative endeavor, Belle Helmets, was born.
Baskin set up shop in the East Village and started painting helmets and shipping her original designs all over the world. Her creations are not limited to bike helmets as she also paints motorcycle, ski, and snowboard helmets. Illustrations range from geometric mosaic prints and giant renderings of kiwis and apples to cartographic images of the globe and the solar system. But Baskin's creative possibilities know no bounds as she also enjoys custom painting for individuals and businesses.
Take it from us, a little helmet hair will be totally worth it with these stylish, hand-painted creations.
If you're going home for the holidays, there's a good chance you'll run into at least one set of friends getting ready to put a ring on it. 'Tis the season for bling and Facebook engagement announcements.
Of course you need to get a gift that shows your support and enthusiasm. And, it's an added plus that you can get read
Storage is pretty exciting — said no one, ever. Bins, baskets, and shoe racks aren't exactly the most riveting home buys. But, it certainly doesn't have to be that way. Your scarves, gloves, and hats (and flashy NYE stilettos) deserve to have a colorful place of their own during this season, not crammed in a coat pocket read