Unique USA host the largest Made in America shopping events in the country in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. The group successfully brings together culinary artisans, independent designers, artist and more to connect with local consumers and encourages them shop local! Founded by Sonja Rasula, pictured above, in December 2008 the show has quickly expanded to San Francisco and New York with 2-3 shows hosted in each market annually.
I feel in love with the sustainable hand carved beer and wine caddys fromM.F.E.O.
My sweet tooth fell instantly for the gourmet s’mores fromMallow Mallow.
Gindo’shot sauces and spice blends are always a hit.
Another weekend has come to an end and we are once again forced to get through another 5 days until the next one.
Helping me get back into the work groove is the Yves Saint Laurent Pre Fall campaign.
“Hedi Slimaneknows what he likes – clean lines, sharp cuts and a heavy dose of black and white. The famed designer / photographer also has an impeccable eye for beauty, so when Slimane selects a beauty to front his campaign the fashion world takes notice. American beauty Grace Hartzel stars in Saint Laurent Paris‘ pre-fall ads expertly conveying the sensuality and insouciant chic that the label has come to represent. Hartzel captures the vibe so well that in addition to being the face of pre-fall, Slimane enlisted her for the line’s permanent collection ads too. ” – Models.comThis campaign has it all from casual couture to glamours evening chic.