FoxLark Crystal Jewelry

FoxLark Crystal Jewelry
FoxLark, by Tara Youngquist, is an Etsy find and one of most unique crystal jewelry lines I’ve come across.  Equal parts Alchemy and Artisan, her pieces all have a modern and grounded feel.  My favorite piece is the smooth, tear drop Rose Quartz ring below.  A “positivity” statement piece with a gold/bronze color that pairs ...

Carla Fernandez

Carla Fernandez
My favorite find in Mexico City was local fashion designer, Carla Fernandez.  Her designs are known for their unisex and universally flattering silhouettes, and her company is devoted to preserving the centuries old design techniques across indigenous Mexican communities. Several different materials are featured by season and traditional skills in embellishments are then layered on in ...

A Farm Store|Some Goats|and a Dog Named Aldo

A Farm Store|Some Goats|and a Dog Named Aldo
Tucked away in the hills just outside of Ashland, Oregon, there is a 440 acre paradise with rolling mountain tops, golden meadows, free roaming goats, and a farm dog named Aldo. Jeanne and I are very into not only growing our own food but also looking for sustainable local providers. We are always working our ...

Green Tree Jewelry

05. July 2014 general 0
Green Tree Jewelry
I love the  Green Tree earrings that we carry at Whole Foods.  Beautiful, unique and super lightweight they have a design for everything.  My favorites are the Animals and Bontanicals.  I picked up these Elephants and some Geometrics and Shells at our Berkley store. Run by a husband and wife team out of San Diego ...

Thistle Farms

Thistle Farms
My job at Whole Foods is pretty incredible, even on the most routine of days.  I work with amazing people at a mission driven company and get to spend my time meeting brands that are trying to do some good in this world. But most days pale in comparison to visiting Thistle Farms, a social ...

Argan Oil – Morocco

12. July 2013 general 0
Argan Oil – Morocco
While in Morocco last month we traveled into the Atlas Mountains, just outside of Marrakech, and hiked through some of the Berber villages.  Just outside of the Ourika Valley we toured a womans’ coop that produces Argan oil. The Argan tree grows only in Morocco and has many nutritive and cosmetics benefits.  Such as; acne ...

Martin Schoeller Show

Martin Schoeller Show
Our friend Martin, www.martinschoeller.com,  had a show last night to launch his new book “Identical”.  Martin worked with Annie many years ago with our amazing friend Darien Davis, www.dariendavis.com, and Anthony me them both at Smashbox. I love Martin’s signature photography, it has a mirror like effect.  As if the subject is looking in and ...