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red bracelets in china

I see a lot of these thin red bracelets in China. They look a bit like the Kabbalah bracelets that Madonna & Co. used to wear, and I’ve been wondering what they symbolize here (because it’s probably not Kabbalah). But it … Continue reading

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milk powder in china

I’ve been talking to my Chinese friends about starting my own business. My idea was to create a little on-line jewelry shop, but they keep telling me that the money is in importing milk powder to China. No one trusts … Continue reading

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shopping in seoul: part 1

seoul has a lot of famous department stores, like Lotte, Hyundai, Shinsegae, but they tend to be a little fancy. and by fancy, i mean expensive. hella expensive. i also find them a little annoying because most brands in women’s … Continue reading

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the curious incident of skulls and roses

one of my favorite items from etsy is this Rosa Muerte Antique Skull Red Rose necklace. i got it for a friend a couple years ago, and i’d been going back and forth about whether i also want one for myself. … Continue reading

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boy meets girl… and then he buys her a diamond

film dude Edward Burns has created a short film for Tiffany’s that tells stories of true love in New York. it’s pretty sweet, and i like that the couples don’t constantly drop the Tiffany name in their story, but i gotta … Continue reading

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Lancome & Rent the Runway

I’ve been a member of Rent the Runway for a few months now. I’ve never rented any dresses, partly because I haven’t seen anything I liked but mostly because I would rather BUY a dress for $200 and have it … Continue reading

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