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Susan Foslien of San Francisco luxury shop

15 Sep San Francisco cult shop Susan in How To Spend It

Susan Foslien is the owner of the still-under-the-radar after all these years store Susan, on Sacramento Street in San Francisco. She's got a major cult following despite almost purposely avoiding press and having no website. But, through a friend, I somehow got her to agree to not only be interviewed on the record, but to be photographed for an international publication. The article isn't yet online but I will update this post when it is....

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05 Sep Virginia Lebermann’s Marfa home in Elle Decor

Virginia Lebermann bought a circa late 1800s Adobe ruin and turned it into her family's home. The native Texan, who co-founded Ballroom Marfa, and owns the Thunderbird Hotel as well as the Capri restaurant and event space, painstakingly researched indigenous methods to use in the construction process, including fermenting cactus to mix with local clay to create a proper adobe paste. Insane! But the results, published in the October issue of Elle Decor, are very cool....

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Hamilton Shirts bespoke shirting for women

23 May Hamilton Shirts in How To Spend It/The Financial Times

Hamilton Shirts has been the source for bespoke men's shirting for over a century, worn by the likes of Justin Timberlake, Lyle Lovett and a host of statesmen, sportsmen and ranchers. The Houston-based company just introduced a collection of women's shirts, which can be customized in various ways including bust size. I'm not a girl who normally wears button downs but an informal survey of friends revealed that this is indeed a very big issue, and these options are apparently a revelation. Read all about it here....

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SCAD style, Rima Suqi, Roberto Faraone Mennella, Amedeo Scognamiglio

13 Apr In conversation with Amedeo Scognamiglio and Roberto Faraone Mennella at SCAD

I was invited to moderate a conversation between jewelry designers Amedeo Scognamiglio and Roberto Faraone Mennella at Savannah College of Art and Design. It took place in the theatre at the museum there, and was honestly one of the more fun of these types of events that I've ever been involved with. You can see Amedeo's cameo line here and the duo's line of fine jewelry here....

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