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December 4th, 2007

Holiday Gift List: Accessories

Penned by molly in Accessories, Design

Are you stumped? I am totally stumped. Holiday shopping makes me lose my mind. Here are a few things for guys and dolls to get us started:

Silver collar bones from Thomas Pink will keep shirts looking crisp. Those plastic collar stays melt and bend in the wash and don’t do the job after a while. Metal stays will bring any shirt collar back to life (also available at Thomas Pink SF and NYC).

The Reisenthel Collapsible European Market Tote would make for a chic dash to the corner store. Can’t you just see it brimming with kale and cut flowers at a farmer’s market? The basket has a frame so things are less likely to get smashed. I asked Santa to bring me one.

I love fancy dishes you can actually use. This set of eight nesting lotus bowls is gorgeous and practical. The bowls are dishwasher-safe so they’ll get used often. Available at Gump’s, class-y!

Old Navy has the cutest lounge wear and pajamas for women right now. The tie-front nightshirt in chastity pink (!!) is adorable. Fleece robes are always a winner — more colors available in stores. I bought one of these robes in green because I was freezing my tuchas off most mornings. Problem solved. Also available for men.

November 29th, 2007

Carry On

Penned by molly in Design


I just bought one of these reproduction World War II posters to hang in my workroom. They’re hand-screened and are available in four colors. Inspirational San Francisco design blogger sfgirlbybay is responsible.


November 19th, 2007

Honeycomb Lamp

Penned by molly in Design, Indie


This lamp is so awesome. I saw it and thought “Genius! Why didn’t I think of that?!” Because my name’s not Kouichi Okamoto, that’s why. All you need is one of those corded light bulb fixture thingies and voila! Working lamp. I bet it glows a lovely red. It’s for sale at accessories purveyor Poketo (who I profiled last year).

I’ve long had a sweet spot for pop-open-and-clip paper honeycomb-style decorations. I remember we had a turkey for Thanksgiving and maybe a snowman for the holidays? They also come in pineapple (which I love), wedding bell and snowflake formations. Oooh, I wonder if I could make a skirt in the honeycomb paper style. I’d need someone to clip me in!