Inside Botánica's Don Eliette Collection
NYC native Nic De La Paz finds inspiration in her father's richly textured wardrobe
by Graham Hiemstra
Though the city is bursting with energy and ambition, designer Nic De La Paz's strolls through the busiest streets of NYC sometimes reflect the masses' tendency to follow fads. To do something fresh, and combat such style stagnation, the Brooklyn...
Lucid New York Jewelry
by Karen Day
Inspired by a Dali sculpture of Alice in Wonderland at Montmartre in Paris, Anna Sabino's cutout series of necklaces entitled Dreaming are for women who love feeling like a girl with elegant but dainty charms such as those pictured above. Of...
Tam Aura Concrete Rings
by Ami Kealoha
Brooklyn-based designer Tam Aura brings industrial elegance to jewelry with this line of concrete rings. Clean lines and simple, fluid designs subtly highlight her unique use of materials. The unusual pairing of sterling silver and concrete generates...
by Ami Kealoha
Bittersweets line that includes swords, maggots, and earthworm motifs. One necklace features a tiny sterling silver human heart pierced by a removable mini 14k gold dagger. They start at $175 from Bittersweets.
Mymo's Reinvented Monograms
From proprietary software to petite 3D-printed jewelry
by David Graver
One year ago, NYC-based designer Patrick Durgin-Bruce debuted a clever and unique update to the idea of monograms. Developing his own font and proprietary software, Durgin-Bruce created Mymo—an entirely customizable amalgamation of letters that are...
Steezys Charms for Headphone Cords
Kawaii and collectible, NYC-designed trinkets that add a little cute to everyday items
by Katie Olsen
Cartoonish and made to capture the playfully-minded tween inside each of us, Steezys headphone cord charms are just that—and while they aren't exactly life essentials, they are damn cute. Whether you wear them in bunches or simply as a single statement...
Sustainable Exchange: Methods and Practices for Collaborative Partnerships
NYC designers gather for eco-savvy workshops on how to work together
by Laura Neilson
This weekend, New York's Toda Design Studio opens its doors to for a workshop series under the heading "Sustainable Exchange: Methods and Practices for Collaborative Partnerships." Organized by designer Megan Howard, the three-day event features...
Caitlin Mociun invites shoppers to her new store to dig through wares in a constantly changing installation
by Maggie Roush Mead
To properly experience Brooklyn-based designer Caitlin Mociun's new Williamsburg store is to take a moment to explore each of the unusual clusters of objects that adorn the display tables, window sills and floor areas. Mociun wants you to peer into...
Woolen accessories genuinely upholding the meaning of "Made in America"
by CH Contributor
by Tariq Dixon With the unyielding popularity of the heritage movement, “Made in America” can hardly be considered a novel concept. And as the claim evolves into more of a fad, the oft-exploited term no longer promises the high quality once inseparable...
Walnut sound equipment approved by the pros
by Kat Herriman
New York-based outfit Grain Audio is determined to make some noise. Launching today on Kickstarter, the small start-up resolves to stand out with a range of goods to fulfill all of your critical listening needs—from the petite Bluetooth-enabled...
Your Helicopter is Waiting
by Joel Niedfeldt
If you've been planning one of those sight-seeing helicopter tours around New York, you might want to wait a couple more weeks. On 27 March, US Helicopter is slated to commence air "taxi" service between JFK/LGA (Newark service coming...
Etkie Jewelry: Investing in Women
Empowering Native American women and preserving tradition through accessory design
by CH Contributor
by Madison Kahn Buying a piece of jewelry is rarely a philanthropic endeavor, but Etkie is changing that. The new social enterprise partners with Native American women artisans in New Mexico to sell beautiful beaded bracelets at fair prices. In...