Gypset Wardrobe: How to Kill it in a Nyonya Kebaya
Gypset Wardrobe is a Duende series helping you work traditional dress pieces into a modern wardrobe, like the gorgeous nyonya kebaya. The most likely place you’ve seen a kebaya (and maybe not k...
How To Preserve the Magical Memories of Travel
How do we preserve those magical memories of travel long after we’ve unpacked and the tan has faded? There is always the illusion that we’ll never forget, until time and distance inevitab...
Exploring the Diversity of Philadelphia’s Architecture
Whether you’re the French Imperialist or Greek Revival type, an Art Deco modernist or Federation fanatic, Philadelphia’s architecture has something for you. Not only does Philadelphia show...
Wine by Design – Niagara On The Lake
Who hasn’t chosen a bottle of vino based largely on the label design when faced with a wall of wine at the local liquor store and not much of a clue?? I certainly have. This past weekend Sir Jam...
Gypset Wardrobe: 5 Reasons to Buy and Wear Traditional Dress Pieces
Many of us have purchased a piece of clothing while travelling, that upon returning home has never seen the light of day.  Baggy pants in kaleidoscope prints, funny hats and exotic shoes may be new, ...
Art on the St. – New York City
New York City street art across three boroughs: Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. What better place to experience street art than its childhood playground, New York City. Beginning not far away in Phila...
Kawara: Decoding Roof Tiles of Japan
Kawara, traditional roof tiles of Japan, not only keep the rain out, they have personality, meaning and spiritual symbolism.  You cannot travel to Japan without noticing the tidiness, attention to de...
A Catalogue of Cuba’s Classic Cars
Need I explain why Cuba’s classic cars are so cool? I’m not even a “car person” and I could sit in a street-side bar for hours, mojito in hand, watching this living museum of...