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In the immortal words of Parks and Recreation’s most indulgent personalities, Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle, sometimes it’s crucial to “treat yo’ self.” And when it comes to gifting yourself with fine leather goods (as per the pair’s strict instructions), we’ve found a cool new indie resource.
is a just-launched Toronto accessories brand that's rad enough to make “screenprinted change purse” into a kind of Pavlovian trigger for accessories lust. The patterns are striking, ranging from petite, multidirectional triangles to sloppy-cute hand-done stripes and chicly hypnotic swirls. The prints adorn sweet little pouches in all different sizes — which means you can stash everything from your business cards to your spare change in style. Everything’s handprinted and handmade, which makes the ultra-reasonable pricing (the collection tops out at $48) even more awesome.
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Even though ceramics have long since shed their grandma vibes — and pretty much every cool creative we know these days is dabbling in clay, it’s still easy to think of the potter as someone who toils behind a wheel, giving form to smooth, organic shapes ready for the kiln. But, while that might describe some of our read
You know those people who simply radiate cool? Well, you can add Vancouver-based model turned blogger Vanessa Hong to the list. This bleach-blonde babe is keeping very busy on Instagram this summer — and edgy, monochrome outfits abound. On her handle, @thehautepursuit, she can often be found posing in her minimalist read