September 10, 2014

The First Chapter: New Beginnings

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A new season brings new beginnings, and no season is more perfect for that than fall: the reinvention promised by back-to-school, the resolve given from post-vacation. Stride confidently into September this year with the must-have update to your wardrobe: a ladylike shoulder bag, designed with a classic structure, updated with modern details. View the full shoulder bag story and sign-up for the waitlist at 

September 7, 2014

A New Burgundy Arrival

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Joining the family of burgundy bestsellers: our classic leather wallet, updated in the rich, deep red hue, complemented by a subtle, light grey leather interior lining, and as always, accented with an elegant gold wraparound zipper. Shop the burgundy wallet now, exclusively available alongside our other burgundy pieces (baby alpaca oversized sweaters, leather totes, travel case sets, and passport cases) before our official fall launch on September 17. 

September 3, 2014

Fewer, Better Travel: Beauty Favorites

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Summer may be officially over, but that doesn’t mean your travel adventures have to be. More importantly, the fresh start of fall poses a unique opportunity for a fresh beauty regime as well, which shouldn’t be compromised by the all too frequent tolls of travel. Below are a few of our favorite travel-sized beauty products to make sure you always return from time on the road glowing rather than dull, polished rather than drained.

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August 29, 2014

Fewer, Better Recipe: Summer Vegetables

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For those of us enjoying a much-needed stay-cation over the Labor Day holiday, a visit to the local farmer’s market, bringing home a basketful of fresh vegetables, and cooking a simple but satisfying summer meal can be a delightful weekend activity. We love all of the recipes from renowned chef and food activist Alice Waters’ cookbook, The Art of Simple Food, not to mention her philosophy of buying local, high-quality ingredients, and cooking them simply: a true pioneer of fewer, better food. Alternatively, if you’re not in the mood for cooking, book a reservation at Ms. Waters’ Michelin-star rated restaurant, Chez Panisse, in Berkeley: a pride and joy of Northern California cuisine, where the menu is dictated daily by what’s fresh and in season locally.

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August 26, 2014

Fewer, Better Travel: Labor Day Escapes

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Ahh, Labor Day weekend: that 3-day expanse in the year that separates the sun-kissed drawl of summer with the fresh resolve of fall. This year, falling elegantly at the exact junction between August and September, the holiday weekend is a chance for many of us to squeeze out the last drops of summer and return, refreshed and renewed for the new season. Below, we reveal a few special places that we will be traveling to for Labor Day weekend, as well as some of our favorite long-weekend pieces to pack.

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