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Whether you knew it or not, J.Crew is a huge supporter of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. (We can't get those team ups with Prabal Gurung or Billy Reid out of our heads!) In celebration of their dedication to spotlighting emerging designers, J.Crew has now joined forces with Creatures of the Wind for a signature capsule collection we're like, dying over. Aside from the fact that the Crew has been incredibly hype-free about the range (we're over camping out for clothes, anyway), we're stoked to see the efforts of Chicago natives Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, who ingeniously blended their aesthetic with this long-loved brand. In a perfect merger of our sartorial desires, the Creatures of the Wind offerings combine a cool, preppy properness with bold color and texture that refuses to get lost in a crowd. The entire collection is available now, but don't sleep on this one. We can't see these gorgeous pieces lasting on store shelves for very long.
For many, incense evokes college
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But, lately, that stigma is lifting, as fragrance artisans and boutique
brands offer new variations that leave Nag Champa up in smoke. Historically, incense was used to communicate with the
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