Gamsbarts (traditional feather pins from Bavaria) - "traditionally worn on the hat of hunters in the Alpine region of Europe. In theory, the size of the gamsbart reflects the size of the manliness." by Franz Blumtritt and Sons est. 1923
On awesome box design ~ the way the Jurlique Biodynamic Beauty Serum literally unfolds and opens itself, presenting the gorgeous frosted glass bottle to you.... such a nice unboxing experience! See more pics of the line, and scans of the box!
Shu Uemura teamed up with acclaimed Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa ~ and the collection is gorgeous. In person, the eye shadow palletes (winter and rose!) and the nail polish colors are incredible!
Incase Nylon Messenger Bag ~ finally i found out what "plush faux fur" is ~ and it really does protect your laptop and iPhone from scratches (maybe even helps polish it up) ~ see close ups of the details!
To slightly justify my J. Crew fascination ~ i recently read this awesome article about their CEO Mickey Drexler, past (launching old navy, etc) and future (what we're seeing with j.crew now)... good read!
Penhaligon's, the british perfumerie that dates back to the 1800s ~ the store, tiles, packaging, wrapping, etc ~ the paris store was too fun not to share - Adorable little "Keep Me" tag inside their boxes too...