Marie Kondo, organizer extraordinaire, has launched an online shop; peruse the offerings at Marie Kondo. And read Penelope Green’s on-point analysis at the NY Times (“On Twitter, some users were in baffled awe of the downsizing expert’s pivot to consumption”).
On Sunday, November 24, from noon to 5 pm, Kristen Lombardi (the “hands” behind High Hand Mending Company), will be in residence at Pod in Boston offering custom hand-embroidery; 35 Sacramento Street, Cambridge, MA.
Francis Mallmann, rugged individualist, chef, and creative advisor to Best Made Co., has designed a capsule collection for the holidays (available online and at Best Made NY and LA stores). Well worth a look.
Just opened: the Stratford Hotel in East London, designed by Space Copenhagen and inspired by the vibe of the Chelsea Hotel in NYC.
Londoners take note: Howe is hosting a Christmas shopping event on December 6th and 7th. “We’ll have a big area for gifts under £550 (and a small area for gifts under £250), we’ll also have music, mince pies, and a wrapping station. Come one, come all.” For info, go to Howe.
Open until December 31st in NYC: Marfakind, a pop-up shop from stylist and art director Kieley Kimmel. On offer: objects, sculpture, vintage textiles, and clothing and jewelry.