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Travel Photo Idea: Cuddle Up Under The Eiffel Tower… Literally

I was browsing Groupon the other day when I came across a pretty nifty idea for travel photos. Photoweavers is a site that allows you to create personalized accessories for your home, like totes, pillows and blankets using your photos. You can use family photos or even choose from their selection of beautiful stock images (for an additional fee, of course), but I think that its a superb way to get those travel photos out of your memory sticks on...

Hot Shoes from Iceland

In my recent search and dare I add, obsession, over everything Iceland, I landed on these amazing shoes by Kron by KronKron. This fanciful shoe line is design byParis fashion school graduate Hugrún Árnadóttir and hairstylist Magni Þorsteinsson. Based in Reykjavik, the pair opened the boutique KronKron in hopes of showcasing up and coming designers as well as bringing a bit of high fashion to their local market. In a few short years the boutique grew and they began successfully...

Fashion Wander Lust

I am so excited about the new global looks in fashion this season. It is so awesome to see designers like Dries Van Noten, Chrissie Morris and Laurence Heller introducing travel inspired tribal and ethnic prints.  Spring 2010 runways have featured fashion mused by the beauty of Bali, Africa and Egypt.  If designer prices are a bit much for you like they are for me, more afforable accessories like India inspired bangels or asian looking earrings are priced well within...