accoutrements

good advice

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collaboration with 1stdibs.com

I’m very excited to be collaborating with 1stdibs.com over at Pinterest for next few weeks. Check out my picks for the stylish man, curated from both 1stDibs and around the web.  See you over there!

www.vanessacorrea.com

 

making a mark

I’ve talked about monograms here, and how they can enrich life. Mark + Graham thinks so too. They just launched last night, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak! All of the beautifully made stuff is customized with beautifully curated fonts. I’m going in for this simple, monogrammed classic keychain, as well as stocking up on some hostess gifts for the holiday season.

The typography has been spearheaded by the well-known designer Jennifer Morla. Moving the monogram from fuddy-duddy type to contemporary typefaces is a refreshing change of pace, and gives the M+G stuff a crisp feel not found in other monogrammed goods. Plus (and I kinda love this part) the monogram is always free.

 

Some other pretty things from their new line to think about: