Challenging Covid-19 quarantines call for a luxe candle. And this one is it! Les Ruches, a Los Angeles candle company, makes luxurious, pure organic beeswax candles that are as beautiful to look at as they are to smell. The candles have lead-free wicks and are infused with essential oils. But the reason I even found out about them is because I follow Shayna Taylor, an organic chef on Instagram, and she did a collaboration with Les Ruches – the Noir Amethyste line. Now, it’s impossible to pick a candle scent online but I trusted her because her entire mission is organic healthy living and I thought she would surely create a beautiful scent. And SHE DID. The Noir Amethyste is a must buy. The candles range in price from $52 to $550 and they arrive in elegant black and gold packaging with long-stemmed matches to boot. Due to the coronavirus crisis, be patient on the shipping right now. Stay well!
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After Vogue magazine put its top models in denim this month, I’m obsessed with the patchwork denim trend for post-coronavirus times. And….since I have all the time in the world to online search now, that’s basically the quarantine skill I’ve been working on! Here are a few of my favorite sites that offer unique denim apparel:
Aypeworks – (www.aypeworks.com) By far, the most creative tops are on this site and I want them all! There are also denim necklaces, skirts and jackets. The accessories are a tad….different, but the denim sections are so fun.
RE/DONE – (www.shopredone.com) The collaborations are where you want to visit on this site for the unique pieces, otherwise featured are many versions of reworked jeans.
Venus – (www.venus.com) Check out the site’s “Denim Days” trend to see a nice volume of edgy dresses, tops, jumpsuits and even a trench coat.
As local restaurants consider a take-out/to-go model in the age of the coronavirus, so are a handful of Tucson boutiques trying to navigate this difficult time. We’re all in this together–who knew High School Musical would be so quoted during the Covid-19 Crisis? We must support our small businesses as much as we can.
A list of a few local stores happy to deliver fashion to your Tucson door or mailbox. Check out their Facebook and Instagram pages for updates!
POSH Boutique – The designer resale boutique is offering free delivery and free shipping on all merchandise throughout the city.
W Boutique – The stylish St. Philip’s Plaza store is offering free local delivery and free shipping.
Buffalo Exchange – Though all Buffalo Exchange locations are temporarily closed, you can still sell your items by requesting a bag online. More information is available on the company’s website.
Piece by Piece – Another St Philip’s store offering virtual shopping and free shipping.
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Today is the reason you buy that stylish parka, even when it’s 100 degrees out!