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Varnish Lane
beauty / nail polish

Varnish Lane

I live for fresh lacquer, but I’m not without my hang-ups. Like all women, I recall the Glamour mag horror stories about the things that lurk in swirling foot baths. Terrified, I went years without a salon pedicure and, even so, could never quite figure the allure of those ubiquitous pedicure massage chairs. Nevertheless, the salon … Continue reading

Rosa Mundi
beauty / Decor

Rosa Mundi

Scents are a highly subjective matter, and one I won’t claim to be able to sway anyone on. Rose, especially, can be highly polarizing, invoking English gardens or Nana’s powder puff depending on who you ask. But the Diptyque Rosa Mundi candle is sure to be universally appealing; it’s rose of the delicious, honeyed variety … Continue reading

OysterBelly
Decor

OysterBelly

My girlfriend recently opened an Etsy shop called “OysterBelly” where she sells copper-painted oyster shells. The concept is brilliantly simple and makes for a beautiful statement on your sink or vanity. I keep my favorite pearl earrings on my dresser in a “Large” size. A little obvious, maybe, but the humor is half of the … Continue reading