The 8 Ball: Cecilia Bordarampé

Dec 02 2019 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Photograph by Nastassia Bruckin. ARE STUDIO: Cecilia Bordarampé gives us a pared-back approach to the things we carry. Think minimal and timeless leather bags made by hand in Los Angeles, California. Today we look at Cecilia’s favorite spots in LA along with why minimal waste is so important at Are Studio. Who is the Are Studio person you create for?...

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The 8 Ball: Leah D’Ambrosio

Nov 19 2019 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

WOL HIDE: founder and designer, Leah D’Ambrosio is all about comfort and natural cover. Leah explains why a holistic approach to design is so meaningful to her. She also walks us through a go-to meal that brings her comfort and what designers she is wearing at the moment. When we think of Wol Hide, we think comfort and natural cover....

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The 8 Ball: Virginia Sin

Nov 09 2019 Filed in: HomeJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

SIN: We spoke with Virginia Sin, the woman behind SIN, a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Greenpoint Brooklyn. With her creative work focused mostly on clay, Sin speaks to us about how this medium keeps her humble even after working with it for so many years. Sin walks us through her day at home and to the studio, along with...

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The 8 Ball: Emily L'Ami

Nov 07 2019 Filed in: ApothecaryJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Photograph by Megan Cullen.BODHA: There is something special about Bodha. All of their products are designed with a single purpose in mind- to help you come back to yourself through the power of scent. In this chat with one of the founders, Emily L’Ami, we discuss her recent trip to Japan’s incense island and her recently released Vibration Collection which...

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The 8 Ball: Hanako Nakazato

Oct 24 2019 Filed in: HomeJaimie FitzgeraldMonohanakoThe 8 Ball

HANAKO NAKAZATO: Splitting her time between Maine and Japan, Hanako makes pottery not for the sake of self expression, but instead for other people to use and enjoy artistically in their daily lives. Hanako speaks to us about her roots in Karatsu, Japan and what is inspiring her at the moment. Talk to us about splitting your time between Maine...

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The 8 Ball: Nadine Artemis

Oct 18 2019 Filed in: ApothecaryBeautyJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

NADINE ARTEMIS: From her oils and serums to her herbal shampoo and conditioner, Living Libation's Nadine Artemis has us hooked on plant power. Read on to learn about wise interaction with the sun and Nadine’s tips for beautiful skin. For those who are new to essential oils, can you tell us about what makes yours so special? Living Libations is...

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The 8 Ball: Suzanne Rae

Sep 04 2019 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Photograph by Heather Moore. SUZANNE RAE: Inspired by and made for the progressive woman, Suzanne Rae keeps social awareness and sustainability in mind for her brand. Rae describes her personal style as "quirky classic meets grandma chic" and we're here for it. How would you describe your personal style? Quirky classic meets granny chic. Who is your style icon? Gloria...

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The 8 Ball: Lauren Willson

Aug 30 2019 Filed in: ApothecaryJulia AustinLauren's All PurposeThe 8 Ball

Photograph by Danielle Alprin @laurensallpurpose LAUREN WILLSON: Lauren's All Purpose Salve is for when you need a tender touch. It's a healing, earthy, and protective multi-purpose salve that can be used all over the body, including face and hair. Meet the lady behind the 9 ingredient salve that we cannot get enough of. What does your morning routine look like? It...

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The 8 Ball: Gloria Noto

Aug 21 2019 Filed in: ApothecaryJulia AustinThe 8 Ball

Photograph by Isabella Behravan. GLORIA NOTO: Noto is Sicilian in origin, meaning noted or notorious. Today we're taking note of changes in the beauty industry, skincare tips, and the admirable morning routine of Gloria Noto, founder of Noto Botanics. Gloria started her namesake line with intimate experience in the beauty industry as a makeup artist. She emphasizes not only looking...

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The 8-Ball: Claire Gerard

May 01 2018 Filed in: ArtEmma TaulliThe 8 Ball

CLAIRE GERARD: Artist Claire Gerard is an abstract painter based just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Covet + Lou is excited to host Claire for the 2018 Needham Open Studios in store on May 5th and 6th. Do you see your art reflected in your personal style? My art and style have both evolved as I’ve gotten older. While I used...

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