Send to KindleTweet OOBA is the latest brand to join the collection of beverages boasting great flavor, a hint of carbonation and a dose of vitamins. We met the folks behind OOBA at an expo in 2008. We applauded the drink company as a family business and were happy to learn OOBA has no artificial [...]
Send to KindleTweet The perfect pair of vintage Levi’s, a non-clumping mascara and an eye cream that masks exhaustion—these are our the items we will always be searching for. As such, we usher in summer with our picks of some great eye creams, with a selection to suit every personality. ORGANIC Sometimes the brands you’ve [...]
Wearable Art What: Tarina Tarantino taps an art toy made for KidRobot to produce a funky jewelry collection.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Jewelry designer Tarina Tarantino has tapped a KidRobot Dunny art toy made by Queens, New York-native Toofly as a pendent for her necklace. While the exposure is great, apparently Toofly, an established graffiti artist, was not contacted to get permission. Still, we love the mix of both artists’ work used [...]
Send to KindleTweet Spotted: Bay To Breakers, San Francisco Name: Jessalyn Age: 23 Hometown: Montgomery, New York Current ‘hood: San Francisco First language: English Job: Business Analyst Ethnicity: American of Hungarian, German and Irish descent Favorite Condiment: Hummus Religion: Don’t practice Favorite Nut: Almond On your iPod now: Lily Allen, Nelly Furtado, Motown Favorites Actress: [...]
Hotel By The City & The Sea What: W Hotels aims to make its upcoming Spanish W opening its flagship property for Western Europe.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Starwood Hotels is forging ahead with growth, recession or not, with big plans for one of Europe’s most cultural cities on the Mediterranean. Anyone that doubts Barcelona likely hasn’t been. Barcelona has an amazing soccer team, FC Barcelona, art from legends Gaudi, Picasso and Joan Miro, great dining, fabulous clubs, [...]
Send to KindleTweet High Country Kombucha might be the small beverage company that could. While there are many Kombucha tea companies that offer sexy packaging and trendy ingredients, we trust High Country. They have everything covered, from the new age-style packaging and the organic and Fair Trade certifications, to the “amber” bottle meant to “preserve [...]
The Hipster Haven What: San Francisco’s hipster haven is The Mission, originally only a Latino neighborhood, but now also home to artists and entrepreneurs enjoying great street art, wonderful cafes and progressive bookstores.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Women clad in skinny jeans, artsy tops and gladiator sandals, puffing on fags, and delighting in their spot in the hipster circle—this could be many neighborhoods. This week, we spotted them in The Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. When exiting the MUNI bus on Mission Street, one gets a feel [...]
Send to KindleTweet KohGenDo was an unknown name to us, until we tried KohGenDo Moisture Foundation. As picky consumers of cosmetics, we’ll toss items that don’t make the cut. While we dig the green items, we couldn’t resist lugging this item around in our already-packed makeup bag. KohGenDo has an extensive line of cosmetic and [...]
Budget BoHo What: Forever 21 Inc. expands with two labels that offer Bohemian-inspired clothes and trendy fashions for plus-size women.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Would you drool over Bohemian-inspired clothes at the price of Forever21 or H&M prices? A trip to the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles led us to Heritage 1981, a unit of Forever 21 Inc. Upon entering the store, we found clothes that resemble Free People at the H&M prices. [...]
Send to KindleTweet ZipGoesGreen.com is the epitome of the inspirational quote, “Think Globally, Act Locally.” President Michael Aaron caught our attention at a green tech event with his Green Pride Flag, an earth-friendly variation on the gay pride flag. Aaron’s site fuses the concepts of online affiliate marketing and the push to adopt reusable containers [...]