Category Archives: travels

Gallery Preview: Down Mexico Way

One of my favorite shoes I created last year was a pair of tropical flat sandals for Elizabeth, another friend and coworker at Converse. It never fails that each morning when I finally make it to work and slump into … Continue reading

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Society Room Wedding

Last weekend we woke up out of this long winter hibernation to stretch our legs on the dance floor of a lovely family wedding at The Society Room in Hartford, CT. The unique building, constructed in 1893 to house the … Continue reading

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The Icelandic Woman

This week I set out on my first international travel in almost exactly one year – an inspiration trip with coworkers from our Converse Women’s All Star design team. Leaving my 7 ½ month old baby for the first time … Continue reading

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The Emerald City

Around this time last year I wrote about Tangerine Tango, the 2012 Pantone color of the year, and the stunning examples we saw of this vivacious color on our family vacation to Belize. This year we traveled to Cartagena, Colombia … Continue reading

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A Visit to the ICA Boston

Today I visited the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston for the first time. Although the ICA museum has been around since the 1940s, it’s fancy new home on the waterfront has only been open to the public since December … Continue reading

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Gallery Preview: Nantucket Tidings

I met my friend Kate when we were kids at an all-girls summer camp in Vermont. We’ve always lived a few states apart but I attribute our enduring friendship over the years to the same traits that has made Kate … Continue reading

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Beaver Creek Chic

A few months ago a vintage leather jacket came into my possession. It was a boxy men’s bomber with a torn lining and little to no relevant style. Nevertheless, the supple worn leather was too nice to be cast aside … Continue reading

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Travel Journal: Northern Europe

After nearly 4 years, I was thrilled to be back in Europe last week on a shopping trip for work at Converse. For the most part the rain/snow held out and the overcast skies gave the cities we visited a … Continue reading

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Tangerine Tango

In lieu of Christmas presents this year, my family took an exciting week-long adventure vacation to Belize, which more than held up to it’s tourism board tagline as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret.” This small English-speaking country, nestled between Mexico … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap

The day after stopping at the Grand Canyon on our cross country drive this past summer, we visited Arches National Park in Moab, Utah. I dare say that while I know we didn’t scratch the surface of things to see and … Continue reading

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