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Wakeup Call! ‘Sous Style’ Peeps Our Morning Routine

Yesterday we were excited to, well, wake up to the news that we were featured on Sous Style, one of the raddest food and lifestyle sites around.…

Look to the Cookie: NYC’s Macaron Cafe on Its Blossom-Inspired Sweets

Trendiness aside, our love for the macaron can be traced to its fulfillment of the three Cs: crispiness, cream and color.…

Fresh Pairs: Woolly Pocket Launches Its ‘Plants & People’ Photo Series!

They’re disarming, they’re emotionally satisfying, and they aren’t just for 14th-century artists anymore. We’re talking, naturally, about diptychs.

Images paired for a compelling effect, the diptych is in the midst of an internet-fueled revival.…

The Natural: Behind the Botanical Beauty of NYC’s Marble & Milkweed

Sure — you can grow them. But you can also celebrate your love of plants by wearing them on your sleeves, your socks, or all over your skin.…

Floral Mixtape: How to Say ‘You Bring Me Joy’ in the Victorian Language of Flowers

We first stumbled onto the Victorian language of flowers while we were planning our wedding in 2008: lavender roses for “pure love,” tuberoses for “sweet voices,” etc., etc.…

Put the Balm On! DIY Calendula Salve for Winter-Whipped Skin

I’ve been smearing myself with fragrant oils for a while now, ever since my tween-age years (y’know, back in the aromatherapy heyday of the 1990s), but I’ve never tried making my own infusion until now.…

The Holiday Gift Guide: What to Get the Garden Lovers in Your Life

When we were planning this gift guide, we asked ourselves, “Selves, should we do a roundup of products available online like we did last year (before we’d launched to the public), or should we go to an independent brick-and-mortar that exemplifies outdoor living and that also offers e-commerce, and shop till we drop?”

This year we’re doing the latter.…

Head Over Heels: The Smart, Botanically Inspired Socks of Strathcona Stockings

I’m always on the lookout for socks that speak to who I truly am. Socks that sing my heart song. Maybe it’s because Ryan and I live in a warm climate and we don’t get to wear them as much as we did back East — where some of our most vivid memories involved everyone in their socks come holiday time?…

Head Trip: The Poppy-Covered Cap That’s Full of Surprises

Real men wear florals might have been the first thing we thought when our friend Julian Mackler directed us to this irresistible collection of guys’ tees and accessories covered in yawning poppies and designed by Brooklyn-based label 10.Deep.…

Grunge-Inspired Grasslands and a Delphinium Wedding: The Plant Lover’s Guide to Vogue’s September Issue

It’s that time of year again! You know, that end-of-summer stretch marked by groaning mailbags, raised eyebrows at the newsstand, and 900+ plus pages of fashion euphoria?…