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MANIFESTO

For the unique woman that is feminine and layered like a rose. She is wild and free like ivy.


Editor, Photographer & Stylist Alison Engstrom Graphic Designer Monica Picca For advertising, press, product consideration or to contribute to the next issue please contactAlison@roseandivyjournal.com


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he question that I like to ask before and during the production of each issue of ROSE & IVY inevitably circles back to - what is inspiring me at this very moment. Is it a color, a texture, or a theme? Oftentimes, it is all of the above, but one thing rings true - the aim of the Journal is not to tell you how to live your life, but it is meant to inspire you to be tuned into the beauty that exists all around. It can be a moving landscape, the perfect lipstick shade that makes you feel wonderful or a cozy meal that is both healthy and delicious. For this issue, I had the opportunity to travel to Charleston, South Carolina (my old college stomping ground) in ‘Low Country High’ to see how the city has completely transformed over the years and is a piece of American beauty. I also had the pleasure to meet Brett Heyman, the designer behind Edie Parker that is spreading nostalgia with a modern twist, one acrylic clutch at a time. With a new season comes the search for the prettiest pieces that might be your new wardrobe staples. I recommend KARA, a handbag line in the CFDA Fashion Incubator started by Sarah Law, or Malone Souliers, a duo that is changing the way shoes are designed. Breakfast is undoubtedly the most

important and best meal of the day, so why not start it out right with some mouthwatering recipes in the story, ‘Up for Breakfast’? This edition is extra special, because for the first time it can be purchased in print. While the magazine can still be viewed digitally, there is nothing quite like the physicality of an object. Something that you can treasure, keep, display and be happy that it is in your company. For details on where you can find the Journal, visit the R&I website, also be sure to visit the site for daily content! Thank you for finding and choosing ROSE & IVY. I hope that you enjoy the issue. CHEERS,


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Turn Towards the Sun

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Portrait of a Lady

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On Bread Alone

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Somewhere Soft to Land

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A Long Soak

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Power Up!

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WE LOVE HOW THE BRAND IS INSPIRED BY ART AND VARIOUS PERIODS...LIKE THE 1920’S OR THE FRENCH RENAISSANCE.

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Tiffany Mini available at Thalé Blanc.com

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os Angeles-based Thalé Blanc knows how to dream-up a statement bag. Deborah Sawaf founded the brand in 2010, after successfully launching both a fashion and jewelry line in the Middle East. We love how the brand is inspired by art and various periods throughout time, like the 1920’s or the French Renaissance. 8


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ON OUR RADAR We love the simplistic nature of KARA handbags, a line that was started in 2012 by Parson’s graduate Sarah Law, who set out to design pieces that would work with her busy New York life. The soft, pastel color palette is just dreamy. K ARA

Grey Backpack available at KaraStore.com

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Snakeskin Effect Open Toe Booties available at FarFetch.com

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M A LO N E S O U LI E R S

Maureen Suede Mules available at MatchesFashion.com

Mary Alice Malone and Roy Luwolt, the creative forces behind the London-based shoe brand, Malone Souliers design pieces that are sensual, intimate and exude elegance. The duo even have a Madeto-Measure™ service, where they will create a shoe that is designed specifically for your own foot - like the quest for the heel with the perfect arch? They have you covered.

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Wicker Minaudière available at Ikram.com

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K ARA

Lavender Mini Messenger available at KaraStore.com

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S E R PU I C LU TC H

Mother of Pearl Minaudière available at Ikram.com Lacquered Wood Minaudière available at Ikram.com

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First off, thank you for creating Edie Parker and capturing the era when handbags were sophisticated and evoked glamour. What inspired you to create the brand?

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hank you for saying that, I actually love that you say that because there is a sense of nostalgia when anyone sees a bag and says ‘oh my mom had one of those, or my grandmother had one of those’, I love that connection. My grandma didn’t have them, I collected them in high school, I grew up in LA. I spent a lot of time on Melrose and I collected a lot of vintage clutches, not just box clutches, but wicker and magazine clutches. Over time I got rid of things, but I kept the acrylic ones. Every time I wore them people would respond, they would be curious about it or would want to talk about it. I combined my vintage collection with my background in fashion, I had done PR for both Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana for a number of years where I covered accessories. It became pretty evident that no one was doing evening as a category, except Judith Leiber. Companies only launched miniature version of best selling bags, so I felt there was room in the market for a fun evening collection, with a sense of humor, because it isn’t that serious.

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die Parker is an accessory line that captures a brilliant time in fashion history, one that was feminine and dripping with glamour. We sat down with the brand's founder, Brett Heyman to hear how her fashion background culminated in the launch of her brand and her desire to touch women with nostalgia and beauty one acrylic clutch at a time.

Do you have a muse and who is 'Edie Parker'?

Edie Parker Heyman is my 6-year-old daughter. I had been working at Gucci until I had my first child and I had this sense of, if I am going to be a working mom, which I always wanted to be, I have to do something that is mine or certainly more fulfilling or more creative. It wasn’t that I didn’t like my job, I was traveling quite a bit and I just felt it was time to do something new. It is very hard to name a brand. My own name is fairly masculine and I didn’t want to name it after myself, so I named it after my daughter. But also the name ‘Edie’ is pretty evocative of these very stylish women throughout history, like Edith Warton, Edie Sedgwick and Edith Ewing Beale. I thought it was a nice name.

Being an entrepreneur is oftentimes an innate feeling that stays with you until you make it happen. Did you always want to have your own brand?

I think it evolved, I knew wanted to do something creative. I always painted, I won a pottery award in high school. I always knew that I loved to make things and that I wanted to work in fashion, but I didn’t grow up in a house where it was like, ‘go be a designer, go be an artist’, those were not practical jobs and I had practical parents. So, when I wanted to work in fashion, it was a practical aspect of it. Then after I had the success of working in fashion, and I knew enough people, I thought it was okay to try it. I don’t think it was premeditative, but it definitely wasn’t a new passion. 16


Photography of Brett Heyman courtesy of Edie Parker

“ I ALWAYS KNEW THAT I LOVED TO MAKE THINGS AND THAT I WANTED TO WORK IN FASHION...

You previously handled the public relations efforts for Gucci under Tom Ford and then Frida Giannini. What did your experience there teach you about design?

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started when Tom Ford was there, I was an assistant, then it was Frida. She was awesome. She is an amazing handbag designer, truly, the bags she made while I was there, as the handbag designer under Tom were truly spectacular. Then I worked at Dolce & Gabbana and then went back to Gucci. Both brands are huge houses with huge budgets, so they can work with the best materials, they care about the craftsmanship, the ‘made in Italy’ really means something, the same way that we are made in America with second and third generation acrylic manufacturers that is how they work. The factories they work with are small and family owned. All of the acrylic for the brand is made in America, because I really wanted to pay homage to how the original bags were made during the post-war period in America, all with great creativity. 17


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You incorporate luxe and nostalgic materials, which are perfection. What is your dream material or combination?

I love to use material. I love velvet and acrylic, suede and acrylic. We have done a lot mirrored and acrylic combination and I just think that the contrast is so striking and it doesn’t exist. Whether or not it is your taste, mixing textures like this that aren’t on the market, like shades of cognac and buttery suede with acrylic - it’s fun, chic, practical, it is just beautiful. How long does it take you and your team to dream up a collection? Is there one idea that is the catalyst or a multitude of things that blend together to create your vision? How has the brand developed since it first launched and how do you see it evolving in the future?

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see twin growth. I see developing the breadth of handbags, which we do every season. We add new shapes and materials, but we do it in a very organic way. I don’t feel there is a great rush to put out a tote bag. We really want to have more customers be familiar with our product and when the time is right, when I want something new is when we introduce something new. We are developing the acrylic business and soon we are going to be introducing home accessories like coasters, trays and tissue boxes. The home collection will look like the bags. Eventually, I would like to do jewelry, eye wear and I am talking to a friend about doing a shoe collaboration. There is a lot we can do, but again there is no sense of urgency for me. I don’t need to do every category right away, we just want to do what we do well.

It is a lot of art inspiration. We are lucky to live here in New York, I have little kids, so I am in a lot of museums and there is always some Mid-Century modern artist who works with a lot of geometric shapes, or a lot of bright colors and that will be inspirational. I will research a little more about that period and artist and back it into a collection. Or, like for Pre-Fall, I was really feeling animal prints. I found this amazing circus that was in Paris and that then brings in more imagery that I hadn’t been thinking about. I started with animals and then the collection goes from there. Each collection usually encompasses about 60 different pieces.

“ I LOVE TO USE MATERIAL. I LOVE VELVET AND ACRYLIC, SUEDE AND ACRYLIC. ”

Who or what inspires you on a daily basis?

I have a lot of great old books and magazines, IdeaBooks is my favorite account on Instagram, they are awesome. They started out in London and I buy a lot of vintage books from them. I just bought a book about American folk denim that has all of these groovy pictures from the 60’s and 70’s with all of this amazing patchwork and embellishments. So just picking up a book like that is ripe with ideas. 19


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Who is the Edie Parker girl?

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he good thing about the Edie Parker girl is that she really is multi-generational. She is the young, cool 20-something year old and then on the other hand, there is her mom who is buying a different bag and wearing it to events and her grandmother is wearing a different bag. We have so much range in the collection - there is the nude pearlescent box, which is just perfect and easy to sell it all day long and then there is the glow in the dark box with holographic confetti, it is for a different girl.

“ I THINK THAT BEAUTY IS IN THE EYES OF THE BEHOLDER AND HOW YOU PUT IT OUT THERE What other designers do you admire their vision?

Haider Ackermann, I love. Sonia Rykiel, she is one of my favorites because I love the story. Phoebe Philo does a spectacular job, she is just cool. Ricardo, Karl, all of the main guys. 3 words to describe Edie Parker are...

Classic, playful and handmade At R&I we seek beauty in all of its forms. How do you define beauty?

I think about it in a personal sense - it is confidence. I think that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder and how you put it out there. If you are confident and own what you are rocking or loving, then the right people respond. You don’t have to be beautiful to everyone.

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he concept of creating pieces that can be worn from night to day and throughout all seasons is the genius idea from Leana Zuniga, the force behind Electric Feathers, a ready-to-wear line based in Brooklyn. The brand is comprised of basics with a twist and is unique on a few levels. For starters, all of the pieces are made in New York City and are comprised of natural and sustainable fabrics including raw silk and hand woven cottons. The spring collection is alive with color, from a bubble gum pink jump suit to a peachtoned silk lamĂŠ dress with an intricate back detail. This collection has energy, the type that we just love.

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model Evgenia Sizanyuk hair & makeup James Milligan

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Soft as a cloud, cashmere can easily be layered or worn alone during any season. Here are the prettiest brands right now.

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Knotted Weave VNeck available at Whiteandwarren.com 3x1 Aspro W3 High Rise Channel Seam Skinny available at 3x1.com WHITE + WARREN

previous page DEMYLEE Blair Cashmere Pullover available at Demylee.com

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Overly Strap Tank available at Whiteandwarren.com 3x1 Atomos W2.5 Bell Bottom available at 3x1.com

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Ginger Cashmere Short Sleeve Top available at Demylee.com 3x1 Atomos W2.5 Bell Bottom available at 3x1.com DEMYLEE

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Grey Cardigan Aspro W3 High Rise Channel Seam Skinny DUFF Y 3x1

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Sydney Pullover Crew Sweater Dress available at Demylee.com DEMYLEE

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Naya Wool-Silk Cashmere Dress available at Demylee.com DEMYLEE

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ondon-based aesthetician, Eve Lom is world-renowned for her facials and the driving force behind a Cleanser with a major cult-like following. With over 25 years of expertise poured into the Eve Lom product line and powered with an impressive roster of botanicals, we are head over heals for the skincare to the newly introduced makeup line.

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right horizons are in your skin’s future, thanks to the brand’s new White Collection. Formulated with DERMAPEP™, a brightening agent that has stronger whitening properties than ingredients like Kojic Acid (a dynamo in and of itself ), to deliver a radiant complexion. Fennel extract revitalizes, while licorice root soothes inflammation. The Brightening Lotion is instantly absorbed revealing luminous skin. For best results, apply after the Eve Lom Brightening Mask (not pictured).

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he Eve Lom Moisture Mask quenches the thirstiest skin, by increasing moisture to all layers of the epidermis, thanks to the Aqua Complex and Vitamin E that protects from environmental aggressors that can lead to premature aging. For frequent fliers, it works wonders pre-flight, since it can be easily tissuedoff. Apply the Intense Hydration Serum after you have cleansed the skin. Infused with Hyaluronic Acid, this serum delivers a mega-dose of moisture for parched complexions. All products available at Barneys

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uerlain is a French beauty house with a storied past. Dating back to the 19th Century, the brand created by chemist Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain once serviced royalty, like Queen Victoria of Spain and Empress Eugenie, who declared Monsieur Guerlain ‘‘Patented Perfumer to her Majesty’’. Today, fragrances that existed in the late 1800s, like Jicky can still be enjoyed. Through the ages the brand has evolved for the modern times, but one thing has not changed, the brands commitment to impeccable packaging. If there is one product we want to display on our vanity it is anything Guerlain.

...GUERLAIN ONCE SERVICED ROYALTY, LIKE QUEEN VICTORIA OF SPAIN AND EMPRESS EUGENIE...

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Météorites Primer available at Nordstrom Pearls of light, need we say more? This unique primer color-corrects, absorbs excess oil and smooths fine lines, while simultaneously delivering a beautiful radiance to the skin.

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Météorites Voyage Powder Compact available at Saks Fifth Avenue An ultra luxurious compact featuring a kaleidescope of shades that flatter every skin tone, imparting a certain, je ne sais quoi.

Rosegold Chinoiserie available at degournay.com Add a dose of beauty to your powder room with hand-painted Chinoiserie panels from De Gournay. Each panel is prettier than the next, but our favorite is the rosegold that is dotted with birds and ruffled peonies.

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onsieur Dior said “After women, f lowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.” In that spirit, Dior’s Creative and Image Director, Peter Philips dreamed up the ‘Glowing Gardens’ collection inspired by Mr. Dior’s garden in Granville, France that is just enchanting.

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Couleurs ‘Glowing Gardens’ Eyeshadow Palettes In Rose Garden And Blue Garden available at Neiman Marcus The prettiest palettes for your eyes, inspired by a garden in bloom. Shades of soft pink and taupe come together with a lustrous silver and signature Dior grey. DIORSKIN

Nude Air ‘Glowing Gardens’ Illuminating Powder In Glowing Pink available at Neiman Marcus Brush a subtle glow on your cheeks and forehead with this pink shimmering powder. 40


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Rose Aux Joues ‘Smile’ Blush Duo available at Neiman Marcus

Multi-Blush Cream Blush in Rose available at Clarins.com

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The Eye Pencil Long-Lasting in Khaki Driver available at Neiman Marcus L AUR A MERCIER

Candleglow Soft Luminous Foundation available at Sephora W H AT’S N E W, W H AT’S N E X T

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he latest crop of makeup includes the creamiest pink cream blush, buttery lip shades to a deep sapphire eye pencil, the season ahead is going to be pretty and rosy.

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Ombre Iridescente Cream-to-Powder Iridescent Eyeshadow in Silver Pink and Silver Ivory available at Clarins.com

Patent Finish Lip Color in Stolen Red available at TomFord.com

Rouge Eclat Satin Finish Age-Defying Lipstick in Hot Rose, Pink Blossom and Coral Pink available at Clarins.com Instant Light Natural Lip Perfecter in Toffee Pink Shimmer available at Clarins.com

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Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Hydra-Balm Fill & Plump Lipstick in Hot Spot available at Space.NK.Apothecary ESTÉE L AUDER

Double Wear Infinite Waterproof Eyeliner in Blackened Sapphire available at Neiman Marcus


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Rouge Dior Couture Colour Voluptuous Care Lipstick in Rouge Favori and 999 available at Sephora.com

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ommand attention with just one swipe. Red lipstick is universally flattering - from a saturated brick red to a dazzling shade of crimson. Here are the best shades right now.

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Lip Color in Scarlet Rouge available at Nordstrom L AUR A MERCIER

Velour Lip Color in Foreplay available at Nordstrom ESTテ右 L AUDER

Pure Color Envy Vengeful Red available at EsteeLauder.com

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LIPSTICK QUEEN

Edun available at Barneys DIOR

Rouge Dior Couture Colour Voluptuous Care Lipstick in 999 available at Sephora.com L AUR A MERCIER

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ALTERNA CAVIAR CHRISTOPHE ROBIN

Regenerating Mask available at Sephora This restorative hair mask, infused with prickly pear seed oil helps to mend damaged strands leaving hair incredibly soft and ready for styling.

FROM ALL ANGLES Combat dry skin with a beauty routine that stops it from all angles. Here are some of the best new products for face, body and hair that will leave you hydrated and glowing.

Anti-Aging Moisture Intense Oil Crème Shampoo & Conditioner available at Sephora This duo hydrates the driest of hair bringing dull hair back to life with Abyssinian oil, without weighing hair down. KÉR ASTASE

Elixir Ultime Beautifying Oil Conditioner available at Kérastase.com

A lightweight formula that delivers a mega dose of shine, thanks to the Maize and Pracaxi oils that leaves the hair ultra smooth.

HAIR Momo Shampoo & Conditioner available at Barneys When it comes to blowdrying, straightening and coloring your hair, too much can be a bad thing. Reverse the effects with this shampoo and conditioner that helps to counteract processed hair. Infused with yellow melon extract from Sicily, this formula imparts a long-lasting moisture to dehydrated locks. DAVINES

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Purifying Cleansing Oil available at Neiman Marcus Adding moisture in each step of your beauty routine ensures that dry skin is a thing of the past. This cleansing oil, formulated with a myriad of essential oils like Primrose and Tamanu Oil, in combination with Ginseng Root Extract detoxifies the skin. ESTテ右 LAUDER

Revitalizing Supreme Light available at Nordstrom Combat dull skin with a lightweight moisturizer suited for combination or oily complexions. CLARINS

Multi-Active Jour available at ClarinsUsa.com Multi-Active Nuit available at ClarinsUsa.com Night and day, these creams are the one. The day cream incorporates Myrothamnus, an extract from South Africa that fights daily stress and fine lines, while the night cream aids in regeneration with Organic California Poppy extract that works while you sleep. OMOROVICZA

Gold Rescue Cream available at Neiman Marcus Could there be anything more luxurious than pampering yourself with a cream laced with gold? This powerful anti-inf lammatory cream soothes the skin, while Ruby Crystal brightens and and neutralizes imperfections and promotes radiance.

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Infusion de Rose Nourishing Lip Balm available at LauraMercier.com A beautiful blend of oils, like Rosehip, Kukui and Macadamia Seed Oils that stave-off chapped lips and is an ideal base for layering lipstick. AERIN

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Rose Hand & Body Cream available at Nordstrom Scented with the prettiest rose aroma, this cream is a handbag must.


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get to know May Lindstrom May Lindstrom’s unique approach to beaut y has been inspiring women, since the launch of her eponymous skin care line. She encourages women to create and relish in a beauty ritual. We caught up with May, a self-proclaimed ‘skin chef’ and discussed her luxurious products, the key to healthy skin and how true beauty radiates from within.

Your approach to beauty is very inspiring. How did your path lead you to create and formulate your own brand?

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The Honey Mud Gentle Cleansing Silk This decadent face mask, laced with raw honey and white halloysite clay gently lifts the impurities off the skin revealing a clearer complexion. The Facial Treatment Brush Bring a spa-like experience into your everyday beauty ritual with a facial treatment brush that allows your product to be evenly applied.

y adventures into skincare began as a small girl. Growing up, I would spend full days mashing wild plants into a pulp and covering myself, and everyone who would humor me in “potions” made from these vibrant green liquids and the clays I would dig from the iron rich soil in my yard. I have been a formulator of sorts from the very beginning, moving from child's play, to my work cooking in professional kitchens, and back again to magical beauty potions. May Lindstrom Skin was born out of a desire to create blissful bookends in my day, a time-out morning and night that was just for me. I formulated for years out of personal necessity (I am blessed with highly sensitive and chemically reactive

skin), and spent much of my twenties creating bespoke formulations for those with extreme skin conditions - severe acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, radiation burns from chemotherapy and cancer treatments or surgeries. Following this, I yearned to create something that was simply luxurious and lovely, and yet still offered the level of efficacy that I had seen truly transform the skin of my clients. My foundation in purity and simplicity is solid, but it was time for me to again embrace playfulness and beauty in my potions. I wanted to feel something when I picked up a bottle and entered my cleansing ritual. I wanted to feel peace, joy and celebration all in that one moment. And I wanted to share that with every woman I loved and cared about so she could feel this too. 50


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You classify yourself as a 'skin chef', which is a refreshing approach to developing a beauty line. How do you know when you have concocted the perfect recipe?

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The Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm Concentrate Garnering a cultlike following and rightfully so, this azure balm acts like a cushion for skin that is in need of some tender loving care. Infused with Blue Tansy Oil and Virgin Marula, the balm melts when it comes into contact with the skin.

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believe in simplicity. While I have given an incredible amount of attention to designing a line that creates a feeling of decadence and celebration, my very core is as basic and grounded as it gets. My formulations are not magic, it’s better than that. The changes you will see in your skin over time will not be an illusion and they will not be temporary. My goal is always to restore your own natural balance, to bring health to your skin and to illuminate the vibrancy of your beauty in a way that will grow as you do, sustainably and naturally. I know when I've completed a formula when I don't want to let it go from my own ritual - when I crave it the way I do good food, and when I can't wait to start and end my day by immersing myself in its goodness. And of course, I watch my own skin. I'm highly sensitive, and my complexion shows almost immediately if something is a win or not. When I strike the right balance, I simply glow. When I'm yet to hit the mark, it's very clear in the language of my skin. I'm insanely picky. When I strike a solid YES, it's call for major celebration!

he May Lindstrom Skin collection is handcrafted using only the finest exotic and nutrient-rich ingredients that are sourced and harvested in a mindful and sustainable manner. I purchase raw ingredients in their fresh and active state from a very small handful of suppliers who work directly with farms from all over the world. With the plant ingredients especially, this is incredibly important. It is imperative to fill each and every bottle with the most vibrant raw materials possible. That sometimes means a lot of searching and alternating areas of the world I source from for each ingredient as seasons fluctuate and certain crops are more or less abundant. I select only ingredients that are: Organic. Bio-dynamic. Wild Crafted. Cruelty free. Sustainable. Conscious. Each bottle is inspired, formulated, hand blended and personally filled from my private studio in micro-batches for ultimate freshness and efficacy. 53

i believe in simplicity... my very core is as basic and grounded as it gets. The ingredients that you use for formulation are of the highest quality. What guidelines do you follow when you are sourcing these ingredients?


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The Clean Dirt Cleansing Clay Sometimes you need to get a little dirty before you can get clean. This exfoliating clay mask, scented with a delicious spice aroma, foams upon contact with water turning into a soft mousse-like consistency leaving the skin incredibly supple. to right

The Jasmine Garden Botanical Mist Delicately scented with the heavenly aroma of jasmine, this mist quenches thirsty skin and soothes inflammation. beauty tip Wake up tired skin by spritzing throughout the day for an instant refresh. The Youth Dew Hydrating Facial Serum Fight the signs of aging with this luxurious serum that is formulated with a cocktail of 20 botanicals that deeply hydrate the skin. The Good Stuff Radiance Oil As the name suggests, this is ‘good stuff’. This oil for face, body and hair, transforms dulls complexion with a rich blend of cocoa, rose and ylang-ylang oils. beauty tip Layer on damp skin after showering for a soft glow.

Beauty rituals are what your brand was founded upon. Why do you think that it is important for women to take the time to establish and follow their own ritual?

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believe deeply in the power of ritual, in the importance of self care and igniting our relationship with our skin and the romance of ourselves. This is my number one beauty priority. I truly feel that if each of us approached the care of our skin with this much passion and joy, that our worlds would transform. Our lives are hectic, and filled to the brim with responsibility, challenge and conflict. We pour everything into caring for each person around us - our teams at work, spouses, children, social organizations and so on and so on. But when do we get fed back? When do we take time to simply breathe and indulge

in something delicious just for us? The answer all too commonly is next to never. I am on a quest to reveal radiant skin while igniting recognition of our individual beauty. I have always been fascinated by the idea of ritual, setting daily reminders to take time out and indulge in ourselves. I am very much a romantic and I believe that the greatest love story begins with yourself and overflows from there. Each of my formulas was developed to feel so incredibly special that they would undoubtedly become a catalyst for unlocking decadent bathing rituals, creating the time and space for the personal connection you deserve.

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hank you! It’s truly been a lifelong effort. In this chapter, my skin is the best it has ever been. I love that the better I care for my whole self, truly nourish and feed my skin and soul and body, my own physical beauty is reflected. I am much more confident in my skin now than I was in my twenties, and I’m excited about the decades still before me. I begin my mornings in the shower, brightening my skin with gentle (and powerfully effective) exfoliation with The Clean Dirt. The spicy and exotic aroma wakes up my senses and gives the most incredible start to my day - leaving my spirits lifted and my skin fresh and glowing. I follow with The Youth Dew, layered with The Blue Cocoon, for incomparable glow and health. The Youth Dew provides graceful aging protection, a host of antioxidant superpowers and balancing moisture. The Blue Cocoon is simply heaven on earth, and my greatest skin savior - it eliminates all redness and sensitivity, heals and deeply hydrates and calms both skin and spirit effortlessly. It’s also my favorite treatment for eyes and lips of all time. Before I exit the shower, I massage The Good Stuff over every inch of my skin, all the way to my toes, and even a few drops through my hair. It’s the sexiest thing you’ve ever found in a bottle. I call this my “fabric-free lingerie”. After exiting the shower, I mist my face, neck and décolleté generously with The Jasmine Garden, and then go about my day. In the evenings, I love to wind down with a bath. If feels wonderful to wear The Honey Mud as a masque (it doubles as a cleanser) into the water, allowing the heat and steam to further activate the raw honey enzymes and infuse moisture into my skin.

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Your complexion is radiant. What is your daily routine and what is the most important skincare tip that you follow?

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eauty is what happens when our inner light and innate goodness resonates so deeply that it shines right through our cells, and creates ripples of love that are visible throughout the world.

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LOW COUNTRY dis c over ing t he be au t y of CHARLESTON 58


still water and reflections at middleton place

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iconic rainbow row, on east bay street

ometimes you need to leave a place and return to it years later, in order to be completely consumed by its beauty. Charleston is one of those places. It was back in 2003 that I had decided on a whim to leave the hectic pace of life in New York City, for a slower pace in Charleston. These were the breezy days during my college years, where the possibility of adventure and the idea of floating around was rather gratifying. Just like my move


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...charleston has experienced a true to New York two years prior, I renaissance. the city had only visited once before, but something pulled me in. Was it the Southern charm of the has energy, the type candy colored painted homes, or the narrow streets lined with that you can really palm trees? Or, perhaps it was the soft sandy beaches of the Isle of the Palms or Sullivan’s Island feel. ”

GOAT.SHEEP.COW This tiny cheese shop, tucked off Broad Street is stocked with a variety of cheeses from around the world and artisanal provisions like chutneys and quality olive oils. tip Check in to see their artisanal sandwich of the day that are packaged and ready to be eaten on the go.

THE OBSTINATE DAUGHTER Located on Sullivan’s Island, The Obstinate Daughter is a low-key rest aurant wit h a beachinspired design. The menu boasts a raw bar, pasta dishes and unique pizzas. try The Lieutenant Dan pie, you won’t be disappointed. POOG A N’S PORCH A t radit ional Sout hern rest aurant on Queen St reet, wit h a delicious brunch menu try t he Cinnamon French Toast or t he Crab Cakes Benedict.

that stretched for miles without seeing another soul. Something sparked my interest and I had to discover more. lashback to 2003, Charleston was a sleepy Southern town that was hard to adjust too, especially if walking through streets of Manhattan was your former reality. There was of course King Street, south of Calhoun Street that had various boutiques and restaurants that were frequented by the locals and college students. Located just a bit east was the Old Market that was inhabited by floods of tourists eager to purchase a handmade palm basket, or candied pecans that smelled of caramelized brown sugar. There were some noteworthy restaurants like F.I.G and McCrady’s that were peppered in with your typical seafood joint serving-up hush puppies straight from the oven. For being a college town, the coffee shops were few and far between. The best cup of coffee came from Starbucks, which typically had a line that would stretch outside

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GNOME CAFE One of Charleston’s premier vegan restaurants serving a variety of soups and sandwiches like a Tempeh Reuben or Mushroom ‘BLT’. of the door, with tired students in eager need for a caffeine jolt - I was one of them. oday, nearly thirteen years later, Charleston has experienced a true renaissance. The city has energy, the type that you can really feel. The neighborhoods and streets that one would never visit, like Spring Street, Cannon Street or Upper King Street have completely changed. Old dilapidated buildings have been transformed into a farm-to-table restaurant, like The Macintosh and a recently renovated cigar factory has been transformed into a new hipster hangout spot, Mercantile & Mash, serving local coffee and food. Independent coffee shops are flourishing and unlike before, you get a choice. Black Tap Coffee roasts their own blend of

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HUSK Sean Brock has reached rock st ar st atus, when it per t ains to being a chef. His award winning rest aurant ser ves up Sout hern-fare, which changes on a daily basis. Translation, you will have to make a reser vat ion a few week s in advance. To st ar t, order t he Cheddar Pimento Cheese, your k nees might just buck le. tip If you arrive right when t he rest aurant st ar t s ser ving dinner, you will most likely get a seat, if you have a small par t y.

& DRINK L EON’S FINE POULT RY & OYST ERS Housed in a former gas st at ion, t his new rest aurant ser ves a variet y of classic Sout hern recipes, like hush puppies and fried chicken tip St ar t wit h t he Black Eye Pea Salad and t he Fried Oysters Rockefeller.

the weathered wood interior at the obstinate daughter

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the brick faรงade at zero george

sometimes you need to leave a place and return to it years later, in order to be completely consumed by its beaut y.

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...a recently renovated cigar factor y has been transformed into a new hipster hangout spot, mercantile & mash, ser ving local cof fee and food.

mercantile and mash housed in a renovated cigar factory

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right indigo & cotton below the wall of candles at candlefish

INDIGO & COT TON The shop for t he groomed gent leman t hat stock s brands like Raleigh Denim and National At hletic Goods. M A C & M U R P H Y S TAT I O N A R Y A small stationar y and lifest yle bout ique on Cannon St reet, where you c an stock-up on cheek y c ards for ever y occ asion. B L U E B I C YC L E B O O K S Loc ated on Upper King St reet, t his is t he ideal shop to duck into af ter a busy day of walk ing and shopping.

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beans and coffee drinkers enjoy not only the quality, but the airy and light-filled space. There is also The Daily by Butcher & Bee that brews Stumptown Coffee alongside delicious sandwiches and cold-pressed juices. ndependent boutiques like Hampden Clothing, bring a dose of high fashion to the streets of Charleston with designers like Isabel Marant, Marni and Acne Studios. Artisanship is also becoming a mainstay, with shops like The Commons that sell handmade pottery from makers around Charleston and throughout the Unites States, while Candlefish, a unique candle shop, allows you to create a custom blended scent for your home. Indigo & Cotton, a boutique stocked with clothes for the modern gentleman is worth the stop as well, just a short stroll away from Sugar

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H A MPDEN CLOT HING Owner St acy Smallwood has a penchant for int roducing major designers to t he st reet s of Charleston like C a r v e n a n d I s a b e l M a r a n t, t o u p -a n d- c o m e r s, l i k e C o. a n d U l l a J o h n s o n.

“ the city has energy, the type that you can really feel.

WHERE T0 SHOP C U R I O S I T Y Walk ing down t he iv y covered alley to t he ent rance of Curiosit y, you k now t hat you are in for somet hing good. Not only is t his bout ique stocked wit h ant iques, but it also boast s an apot hec ar y s e c t i o n, s e l l i n g b r a n d s l i k e B a l m & C o.

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you can relish in a Lemon Curd cupcake or another seasonal flavor. ith moderate weather yearround, there is a reason that vistors far and wide, travel to feel the warm Charleston sun on their face. Towering palm trees, beautiful architecture, the smell of the sea and Southern hospitably are just a few reasons why the city will leave a lasting impression on you. Visit once, or visit twice, the city will continue to evolve and change. You can almost guarantee that it will not be the same way that you left it. Stepping off the plane and making your way downtown, you don’t know what you might encounter, but isn’t that the best part about traveling? I think so.

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WHERE T0 STAY

ZERO GEORGE A bout ique hotel wit h a side of charm. Wit h eighteen studios and suites, experience t he best of Charleston’s signature architecture and hospit alit y. R e l a x o n t h e l a rg e p o rc h, e n j o y t h e m a n i c u re d g ro u n d s o r b o o k t h e i r c o o k i n g class, t hat has been touted as one of t he best in t he world. Helmed by Chef Vinson Pet rillo, a former Chopped contest ant, who not only runs t he cook ing school, but also t he rest aurant, Zero Café + Bar t hat has a menu t hat changes week ly.

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SPOTLIGHT ON

MIDDLETON PLACE & GARDENS

Situated on over 65 sprawling acres, Middleton Place is a piece of t rue Americ an beaut y. Inspired by grand European gardens like Versailles, Henr y M i d d l e t o n e n v i s i o n e d t h e g ro u n d s t o re f l e c t p u re s y m m e t r y a n d o rd e r. To d a y, n e a r l y 275 y e a r s l a t e r, t h e g ro u n d s c a n b e e n j o y e d y e a r ro u n d, since t hey are always in bloom. Formal gardens lead into st ill ref lect ing pools and manicured allĂŠes are dot ted wit h budding c amellias, during t he winter mont hs. Lounge in t he shade under t he wild oak t rees and watch t he Spanish Moss t angled in t he branches blow gent ly in t he Sout hern breeze. 70


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above the manicured rose garden surrounded by sculpted boxwood

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middleton place is a piece of true american beaut y. inspired by grand european gardens like versailles

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previous sun-drenched Spanish moss left: a dock that stretches out into the marsh

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ISLE OF THE PALMS Located not too far from the beaches of Sullivan’s Island, Isle of the Palms is a barrier island with a relaxed beach vibe. Each year, Loggerhead turtles lay their eggs on the beaches and it is a sight to see them make their way to the sea. 77


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This sleepy beach town is a jewel of the South. Long stretches of sandy beaches give way to tidal pools that are great for wading. 79


TURN TOWARDS THE SUN The first sign of a new season begins when the bulbs that were planted in the fall begin to share their beauty with the world. With over 3,000 different varieties, tulips are blooms of joy, whether brushed with strokes of fuchsia or vibrant yellow.

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Originating from the South of France, French tulips have a larger flower than the traditional variety. They have an excellent vase life (up to two weeks) and are known for turning towards the sun during the day.

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‘COLUMBUS’ This double pink tulip, with a light pink edge almost looks like a peony bud before it blooms.

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This pastel beauty entices with its soft pink hue and washes of bright yellow.

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‘TOM POUCE’


‘SUPRI EROTIC’

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A scandalous name for such an innocent looking bloom. The ‘Supri Erotic’ tulip has white petals with fuchsia accents. 85


‘STRONG GOLD’ As bright as the sun, ‘Strong Gold’ is a hardy tulip with a bright yellow interior.

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This vivid violet tulip has a smaller bloom and is fringed around the edges.

‘FRILLY MASCOTTE’

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UP FOR BREAKFAST

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ake the first meal of the day your very best with recipes that are ideal for a weekday, or can lead you into your weekend.

1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 eggs zest of three Meyer lemons juice of 1/2 lemon

MEYER LEMON POPPY SEED TEA BREAD

A wonderful brunch addition that is delicately infused with sweet Meyer lemons and drizzled with a lemon glaze.

2 tablespoons poppy seeds 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt For Glaze 1/2 lemon zest 1/2 cup conf sugar 1 tablespoon milk, preferably whole or 2%

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Oil a bread loaf with olive oil, set aside. Place flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl, whisk together, set aside. Place sugar, olive oil, eggs, lemon zest and juice in a mixing bowl. Beat until combined. Add poppy seeds and continue to beat. Add dry mixture to wet mixture and stir until incorporated. Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until a knife can be inserted in the middle and it comes out clean. Let cool completely before glazing. *Makes one large loaf or two mini loaves For Glaze Mix lemon zest, sugar and milk in a bowl. Drizzle over cake.

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BAKED EGGS WITH GOAT CHEESE & CHIVES FOR ONE 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk pinch of salt

Ease into a new day with baked eggs, a dollop of tang y goat cheese and a sprinkling of chives.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Gently oil a personal sized ramekin or a small dutch oven. Whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour into ramekin. Do not overfill. Place a dollop of goat cheese in the center. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until egg mixture is slightly browned. Garnish with chives before serving. *Makes one serving Staub Mini Round Cocotte available at Williams-Sonoma

pepper dollop of goat cheese chives, for garnish

1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1 1/4 cup water (or milk if preferred) 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 tablespoon honey (add more if you prefer sweeter oatmeal) 1/4 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon bee pollen 2 tablespoons slivered almonds (or another nut)

A healthy and nutritious way to begin your day with oatmeal that incorporates chia seeds, coconut oil, bee pollen and topped with fresh fruit.

OATMEAL WITH KIWI, CHIA SEEDS & BEE POLLEN Place oatmeal, chia seeds and water in a medium sauce pan over medium heat allow to come to a simmer. Add honey and cinnamon after mixture begins to thicken. Stir in coconut oil mixing until melted. Remove from heat. Place in bowl and add bee pollen, almonds and fruit. *Makes one serving

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unsweeteend coconut flakes, toasted 6 eggs 1/2 cup light coconut milk 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons sugar 2 bananas, sliced challah bread, sliced coconut oil, preferably virgin coconut oil cinnamon, for garnish pure maple syrup

TOASTED COCONUT AND BANANA FRENCH TOAST

Indulge in a weekend breakfast in bed with French toast that has been drenched in coconut milk and sugar and then topped with caramelized bananas and toasted coconut.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place coconut flakes on a small pan, toast about 5 minutes until browned. Whisk eggs, coconut milk, vanilla and sugar in a bowl. Place sliced challah bread in a deep dish. Pour egg mixture over bread and let sit for at least 10 minutes to allow custard to be absorbed. Place a frying pan on the stove over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of coconut oil to pan, allow to melt. Grill toast until golden. Repeat until finished, while simultaneously preparing bananas. In a small frying pan, add a tablespoon of coconut oil, allow to melt. Place sliced bananas in pan and grill until caramelized on both sides. For assembly, place French toast on plate and garnish with bananas, dust with cinnamon and drizzle with maple syrup. *Makes 6 pieces of French Toast 92


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PORTRAIT OF A LADY A moment captured in time, she sits poised as beauty unfolds in the form of a portrait.

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opposite page Jonathan Cohen Printed off the Shoulder Dress visit JonathanCohenStudio.com for stores

A DĂŠtacher Printed Romper available at A DĂŠtacher 185 Mulberry Street, New York, NY

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A Détacher Pink Dress available at A Détacher 185 Mulberry Street, New York, NY

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A Détacher Black Dress available at A Détacher 185 Mulberry Street, New York, NY

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Rebecca Taylor Short Sleeve Fringe Dress available at Rebecca Taylor

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Rebecca Taylor Long Sleeve Mirror Eyelet Dress available at Rebecca Taylor

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Jonathan Cohen Black Off the Shoulder Dress visit JonathanCohenStudio.com for stores

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Pillows are an easy way to make a decorating change, without doing a complete design overhaul. Right now, we are craving organic patterns and shades like inky indigo that make a subtle, yet beautiful statement.

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entral St. Martins graduate Shannon Campanaro started Eskayel in 2008, after a career in both graphic design and fashion. Inspired by the moving colors of a sunset or the soothing blues of the ocean, the brand produces eco-friendly wall coverings, pillows, carpets and fabric. Plus, one percent of sales are donated to environmental organizations through their partnership with One Percent for the Planet.

Bungalow Royal Pillow Species Indigo Pillow All available at Eskayel.com

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extile designer Aviva Stanoff had an illustrious career designing fashion textiles for Christian Dior, Givenchy Couture, and Donna Karan before venturing out to create her own line of home goods in 2004. Her large collection of pillows span many different textures and colors, from gold to crushed velvet.

Stardust Charcoal and Gold Pillow Stardust Blue and Silver Pillow Estate Silver Pillow All available at ABC Home

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rooklyn-based designer Rebecca Atwood dreams up one of a kind home textiles inspired by family heirlooms, nature and her travels around the globe. With a growing offering, we love the pillows, marbled wallpapers and inky blue tablecloths and napkins.

Storm Pillow Circles Shibori Pillow All available at RebeccaAtwood.com

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Kickstart any moment in your day with a juice that takes your ordinary to extraordinary.

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SWEE T Sweet mango and zesty ginger are blended with chia seeds for a filling juice that is great post-workout. 1 mango, peeled 2 inches fresh ginger, peeled 2 tablespoons chia seeds Cold water Place mango, ginger and chia seeds in blender. Cover with cold water making sure to cover all ingredients. Pulse until purĂŠed.

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THE PICK ME UP! Peppery watercress and refreshing cucumber and mint come together in a drink that works as a mid-day boost.

1/2 of a cucumber with skin, chopped 1 small handful of watercress 8 to 10 leaves fresh mint 1 green apple with peel, chopped Cold Water

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Behold turmeric, a root that has properties to heal the body, fending off inflammation that can stem from seasonal allergies to the common cold. Begin each day with this drink and your skin will glow. 1 blood orange, peeled 3 inches fresh turmeric 1 carrot peeled, chopped Cold water Peel blood orange, turmeric and carrot. Place in blender. Cover with cold water making sure to cover all ingredients. Pulse until purĂŠed.

*Recipes were created with a Vitamix, a miracle device that can purĂŠe just about anything. A normal blender will also work, additional water might be needed to get a smooth finish.

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O N B R E A D A LO N E the art of the perfect loaf

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alking through the doors of Brooklyn bakery, Bien Cuit is like being temporarily transported to a boulangerie in Paris. The aroma that drifts through the shop is the heavenly combination of buttery viennoisserie, like pain au chocolat mixed with freshly baked bread that New Yorkers make a pilgrimage to get their hands on. I sat down with Zachary Golper, the owner and master bread maker on how he honed his skills, Bien Cuit's first cookbook, Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread and tips on how you can create the perfect loaf in your own home. I meet Zachary on a sunny day at Bien Cuit, just after the morning hustle, where flaky croissants are savored and cappuccinos are perfectly poured. Located on Smith Street in the heart of Cobble Hill, the bakery came to be after a whirlwind career of baking around the country, France and in South America that eventually landed him in Brooklyn. In one’s life, there is often a pivotal moment that marks the beginning of your journey. For Zachary, it was in Bolivia, after years prior were spent learning the 110


sunflower & rye A hardy loaf unique to Bien Cuit. The Sunf lower and Rye bread has a textured browned exterior and is comprised of rye flours. How to Enjoy Incorporate in an openfaced sandwich or smother with cultured butter.

According to Bien Cuit White & Dark Rye, Roasted Sunflower

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“ I meet Zachary on a sunny day at Bien Cuit, just after the morning hustle, where flaky croissants are savored and cappuccinos are perfectly poured.”

artistry of cooking and baking in Oregon and Texas. It was in the middle of the night that he woke to the smell of bread wafting through the air in a small Bolivian town - something that was not common in Latin America. He soon found himself roaming the village trying to locate the source. He wandered down a narrow alleyway and found an elderly woman, in very small quarters, with a wood fire oven preparing bread in the traditional European way. It was after he tasted her bread, something he hadn’t tasted in a while, he knew he had to circle back to the United States. He returned to the States working in various capacities in Portland, Seattle and Las Vegas. He began to craft his recipes for pastries and bread by experimenting with different levels of fermentation. It wasn’t long before he had his eyes on New York, with the advice from his wife and co-owner Kate Wheatcroft; they ultimately settled on Brooklyn and opened their shop in 2011 with critical acclaim. read is only half of the story for Zachary, who has started a mentoring program with the sole purpose of giving opportunity to local high school students. His aim is to teach them about food and how it can feed you from the inside out. He guides them in résumé writing, instills confidence by teaching them sophisticated ways of

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baking, from culturing butter to fermentation. He wants to inspire and open their eyes to the possibilities that lay before them so that when it comes time, they can get the job that they have always dreamed. Speaking of, he is following his own dreams with the debut of the bakery’s first cookbook, Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread, which is a compilation of bread recipes written with chef and food critic Peter Kaminsky. Each recipe is designed for the home baker and is to be hand-mixed. But, how do you get that same chewy exterior? He recommends using a cast iron Dutch oven, a pizza stone and a few ice cubes to create steam. Five years later, Bien Cuit is a welloiled machine and is the manifestation of how Golper feels about food. Since he doesn’t need to be making bread every day, he has his trusty team for that, his focus has turned to responsible sourcing and farming that will inevitably make his bread even better. When asked what inspires him on a daily basis, he immediately quips that his daughter is his driving force for making him try harder and to work to make a difference in the world. He wants to improve the way that we eat, not only for the current generation, but for the future. If that isn’t a cause to get behind I am not sure what is.


Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread by Zachary Golper and Peter Kaminsky available at select bookstores and at BienCuit.com

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three key elements for baking bread at home

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Incorporate the highest quality ingredients you can get your hands on, preferably unbromated white flour.

2 Cold slow fermentation is important when it comes to cultivating the flavor of your bread. This means letting your starter ferment in a cold place, for best results around 46 to 38 degrees for 60 to 68 hours, in order to achieve the maximum flavor potential.

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Baking your bread long enough is crucial, in order for it to develop a nice brown exterior, also known as a Maillard reaction. This yields both the mouthwatering texture and delicious taste.


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ca mpagne

A country bread from France, the campagne is a large sourdough loaf. How to Enjoy It is ideal for sandwiches or dipping olive oil.

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miche

Miche, French for ‘large round loaf’, might be one of the most beautiful breads available and is enjoyed for its textural crust.

According to Bien Cuit Blended Rye & Wheat Flours, 68-Hour Fermentation

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pain de mie

The Pain de Mie is a classic sandwich bread with a soft interior and a slightly sweet flavor. Just like a pullman loaf, it can be easily sliced. How to Enjoy Perfect for French toast or bread pudding.

According to Bien Cuit All White Flour, Fermented with Milk

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The Pugliese is a spongy loaf comprised of potatoes and flour, from the Puglia region of Southeastern Italy. How to Enjoy It is also optimal for sandwiches or dipping olive oil.

pugliese According to Bien Cuit Classic Technique, Yukon Potato

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a Unwind at the end of a long day with a luxurious bath.

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darphin available at Darphin.com Scrub the day away with the Perfecting Body Scrub that bridges the perfect medium between moisturizer and exfoliator. Apricot seed f lakes gently remove dead cells and shea butter leave skin supple. For best results, follow with the Darphin Silky Moisturizing Lotion .

per fecting bod y scr ub & silk y m o istur izing lotion

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diptyque available at Bergdorf Goodman Buff away dry skin with this emollient rich scrub infused with pomegranate seed oil.

sm oothing bod y polish

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herbivore botanicals coconu t m ilk bath so ak available at HerbivoreBotanicals.com Strike a match, light a candle and get ready to enter zen mode. Scented with the the natural aroma of coconut and vanilla, this soak softens and calms nerves by inducing a state of total relaxation.

c alm de ad se a s al t baths available at HerbivoreBotanicals.com Detoxify the body, as you soak in a pink Himalayan salt bath. Soothing ylang-ylang and vanilla aid in restoring moisture to the skin, while the salts alleviate aching muscles.

baudelaire sponge available at BaudelaireSoaps.com Lather rinse and repeat with this sustainable, all-natural sponge.

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caudalie divine scr ub & bod y oil available at Sephora Divine, indeed. Soften skin with this brown sugar Scrub, laced with a cocktail of ingredients like grapeseed, hibiscus and argan oils. Follow with the Divine Dry Oil that quickly absorbs into face, body or hair.

baudelaire sis al bath br ush available at BaudelaireSoaps.com Dry brushing is a beneficial way to pretreat your body before showering. It not only removes dead cells, but also allows for your other products to work even better, from your moisture-filled body wash to your body cream.

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