That looks so nice doesn’t it? A white sandy beach, a pink hotel, clear water, hot sun. I can almost taste the margarita and smell the salty air, and then I look outside and catch a glance of dead grass and bare trees. I am hitting my winter wall, probably exacerbated by grief and sadness (and again I can’t say thank you enough for all of the support), but it’s that time of year where this season is losing its appeal. Spring still feels like an eternity away, believe it or not it’s actually in 22 days (at least by the calendar standards). I know soon enough the days will be warmer and longer. My grief will feel less painful. More vaccines will be available and maybe life will feel a little bit more “normal.” Soon enough, but not soon enough, you know?
If you’re looking for something to buy, try, read, share or pin, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the best of the week…
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)
Click. Read. Love. 2.26.21
Selma Burke got no credit for designing the image of Roosevelt on the dime—here’s more about this incredible woman and her contributions.
One of the best essays I’ve read on the Framing Britney Spears documentary. (C)
Shoutout to the latest issue of Bon Appétit and their new EIC Dawn Davis, it’s so fun!
Yesterday the House passed the Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
Feeling like you have no choice? Here are five choices you always have when you’re feeling stuck.
Lindsay Boylan courageously shared her story about working for Governor Cuomo.
Might be late to the game, but Lupin (Netflix) is fantastic! Also, I love that there’s subtitles, it forces me to focus 100 percent on the show and not randomly scrolling.
Missoma is doing 20% off site wide this weekend (fine jewelry excluded). This medallion coin necklace is still my all time favorite from them. The large horn necklace is a close second. Use code FEELGOOD20 at checkout. (J)
You got the vaccine. Now what?
For Black History Month, a cool collaboration from Sam Lobban (SVP at Nordstrom and my friend’s husband) and his team, featuring Azza Yousif, Beth Birkett, Harris Elliott, Matthew Henson, and Marcus Paul. Concept 012: Black_Space is a curated collection including pieces from Black creatives within the fashion industry. (J)
Grace’s photos from her trip to Four Seasons Surfside before the pandemic have me dreaming of travel. Some day. (J)
I love that Krystal had her friends style and photograph this incredible Carolina Herrera dress. And I agree, I’m bored with the skinny jean debate. (J)
If anyone needs us we’ll be on a mental vacation in this Parisian apartment.
Get familiar with Chloé Zhao, this director is poised to become a household name.
I have it in the green (size small) but this Patagonia jacket has barely left my body this month. It’s on sale in a few colors.
If you are able to get the vaccine, this is a helpful list of side effects to be aware of so you are informed ahead of time.
This interview with FKA Twigs about her abusive relationship will break your heart. Trigger warning: intimate partner violence.
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