Weekend Sojourn: Swatch Blum Collection Book

With the New York TimeCrafters 2012 exhibition coming up this week, Swatch chose this as the perfect time to launch the Swatch Blum Book Limited Collection. The book, available in stores and online at store.swatch.com beginning this month ($40 each), will also be available at the Swatch Blum exhibition at TimeCrafters.  The limited edition, beautifully…

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Weekend Sojourn: American Muscle and Classic Cars

Perfect thing to do on a Labor Day weekend — walk a fantastic car show filled with  good old American made classics and muscle cars!! In all — 1800 cars — but just not enough time!  From the great Chevy Nova SS to Chevelles, vets, BelAirs, Impalas and more — Chevy always gets my top rankings.…

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Weekend Sojourne: Sheep an Art Lover Can’t Resist

  These wind- and rain-swept sheep were caught in the mind of artist Deborah O’Rourke when she traveled through Ireland one of her many trips there. This Pennsylvania-based artist captures them magnificently in this pastel painting. It is one I would love to own, but I am fortunate enough to already own several pieces of her work. …

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Weekend Sojourn: Max Rich Designs today’s Denim

Innovative denim designer Max Rich is known for fit and fashion, boldly creating jeans and denim for today’s lifestyles– always with an eye toward cutting-edge and super cool. A bi-coastal commuter (and international traveler), the 26-year-old Rich has houses in Miami and LA, where the glitz, glamour and fast pace of both cities invigorate his…

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Weekend Sojourn: Montegrappa Celebrates St. Moritz with New Limited Edition Writing Instruments

Montegrappa, Italy’s revered manufacturer of writing instruments introduces a new quartet of pens for 2012 to honor and capture the essence of St. Moritz. This Swiss destination in the Engadin Valley began to prosper more 150 years ago, when it not only became known as a prestigious ski resort, but also launched the Alps as…

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Weekend Sojourn: Claudio Pino’s Kinetic Rings – Ring a ding ding

By Samantha Walsh Last month, fourteen jewelry artists from Montreal were selected to display their newest creations at an exhibition at the Aaron Faber Gallery in  New York City. The exhibition, called Innovation and Craftsmanship in Metal: Jewelry Artists of Quebec, was chocked with wonderfully creative pieces, including Claudio Pino’s extraordinary Kinetic Rings. By combining…

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