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  • Style

    Introducing Kristinit

    Diane von Furstenburg is credited with the invention of the wrap dress in the 1970s. This is the fashion equivalent to the invention of the light bulb. Style just hasn’t been the same since. And though there have been many iterations since then, we’re particularly head over heels for these silky frocks from Kristinit.

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  • Style

    Introducing Morgan Carper

    As the saying goes, Rome wasn’t built in a day. And neither was Morgan Carper’s eponymous brand. But we know good things are worth waiting for. “I never dealt with the question of ‘what do I want to do?’ I just sort of decided.

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  • Taste

    Introducing Belle Reve

    There’s a never-ending conversation tucked into the corners of bars, shouted from the rooftops, overheard between friends and strangers alike. It’s about old New York versus new New York.  

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  • Style

    Sugar Cubes and Fairy Dust

    How does a little girl’s collection of imaginary friends turn into a daydreamy line of jewelry? For Brooklyn Medrano of Wild Air and Co., it’s all thanks to her mother. Here, she tells her story: two parts utter magic, one part Mother’s Day tearjerker.

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  • Letter from the Editor

    Letter from the Editor

    Sitting down to write this editor’s letter has been the hardest thing I've done yet on my Preserve journey. I’m more intimidated than I should probably admit. I’m no editor, no artisan, no expert. And certainly no arbiter of what you should buy, wear, or eat. I am hungry, though...and not just for enchiladas.

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  • Video

    Preserve Dreams

    A film by Bryan Rowland.

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    Taste

    A Perfect Pair

    Things that go together well: peanut butter and jelly. Dolce & Gabbana. Batman and Robin. Elisa and Candice.

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    Style

    Time Traveling

    We have a way of turning into our mothers before we even realize it’s happening. But when your mother is a world-traveling adventurer with an eye for style, becoming your mother is a destination. 

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    Taste

    Beet and Tangerine Salad

    Tangerines and beets are colorful companions in this delightfully fresh salad. This festive dish is a lively medley of flavors and texture. It can serve as a starter when entertaining friends, or effortlessly prepared for a no-fuss weeknight dinner. Go ahead…indulge your taste buds.

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  • The Best Cheesecake Image

    Taste

    The Best Cheesecake

    Everyone has a food trigger that can send them right down memory lane. But not everyone opens a café to honor the maker of that memory.

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  • The Gift of Style Image

    Style

    The Gift of Style

    There’s a certain kind of style and grace that can only be inherited—and we’re not just talking about good looks.

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    Home

    Technicolor Traditions

    The quirky, color-soaked home décor line, Wolfum, has been generations in the making. Here, Annabel Inganni, the artisan behind the magnetic wooden and fabric creations, shares how her mother’s love of style and celebration influenced her home…and maybe yours, too.

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  • A DIY with Candice and Elisa of Maman Image

    Projects

    A DIY with Candice and Elisa of Maman

    The lovely Candice Kaye (illustrator extraordinaire) whipped up some watercolor flowers for a card-painting class she held with Elisa Marshall (the brains and beauty behind Maman NYC).

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    Style

    Ageless Beauty

    Don’t worry—no spoilers here. Even if you haven’t seen the film, the trailers can tell you the most important detail: Blake Lively’s character Adaline Bowman “is immune to the effects of time.” She’s 29 forever, and looks good doing it.

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    Style

    Introducing Carolina K

    Carolina Kleinman is a fairy godmother to endangered traditions: “When I lived in Peru, I went to all the markets and saw these wonderful jackets. They’re made by machine but it’s a machine operated by hand. You don’t find this anymore..."

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    Taste

    Tiny Tartare

    We’re rolling out another dish from our series with Blake and Chef Hung—well, more like tossing it together and scooping it into adorable little bite-size cucumber cups. Because we can taste spring in the air, we want something cool and tangy in our bellies.

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  • Introducing Rialto Jean Project Image

    Style

    Introducing Rialto Jean Project

    Living in Venice Beach, California, Erin Feniger frequented Gjelina for her morning coffee: “I would see this girl—think Erin Wasson—who literally got out of the water from surfing and threw on her paint clothes, because she’s an artist..."

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    Culture

    Introducing Maman NYC

    Once upon a time (two months ago) we wandered outside our SoHo offices and stumbled into heaven: It’s decorated like the French country house you’ve only seen in movies, and it has this uncanny ability to constantly smell like freshly baked croissants. We needed to know the people behind this beautiful creature. And now, we have to share their story—introducing Maman NYC.

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    Culture

    Preserve Heritage

    So far, we’ve put our focus into exploring the work and stories of incredible craftsmen whose goods are made in the U.S. But, what is the U.S. made of?

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  • Chef Hung's Secret Family Recipe Image

    Taste

    Chef Hung's Secret Family Recipe

    A couple weekends ago, it was damp and rainy here in New York. In other words, it was a perfect day for broth, according to Chef Hung, one of our favorite Top Chefs.

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    Style

    Introducing Throne

    Meet the men of Throne: Travis Alexander, Greg Mills, Joe Casale, and Zack Sears.

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  • Go Green Image

    Taste

    Go Green

    Okay. So green is not your color. But that doesn’t mean you should cut it out of your life completely.

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    Style

    Eye Candy

    There has been a controversy in the Preserve office and we have to set the record straight. It’s flickering and shimmering and really, really, pretty, but what exactly is druzy?

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    Style

    Introducing In God We Trust

    We held our very first social contest on Twitter a couple weeks ago. It was inspired by In God We Trust’s Sweet Nothings necklaces and Blake’s cookie recipe.

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