Mayu designs — this year there was a lot to share from our 2012 Fall collection of alpaca scarves and alpaca hats hand knit in Peru. The evening made me reflect on those that have inspired me throughout my journey as the owner of Mayu... This photo was taken my first month in the Peace...

Stylist, Daria Hines has styled some major celebrities including; Fergie, Janet Jackson, Celine Dion, Justin Beiber, Usher, Mary J. Blidge, Beyonce, Kelly Rowland ... just to name a few! Today we are catching up with Daria to find out how she got her start as a celebrity stylist, what she...

SeaVees Peace Corps 50th Anniversary 09/61 Volunteer Plimsoll SeaVees celebrates the 50th founding anniversary of the Peace Corps by releasing the 09/61 Volunteer Plimsoll. Based on its early sixties design, the recreated footwear is inspired by the founding of the Peace Corps and its...

SeaVees are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps by making these pilmsolls. A portion of the money for each shoe is donated to the Peace Corps and it's available at J.Crew and SeaVees online store. Most importantly, it has that Larry David swag everyone needs in their life....

I took a trip on Sat 21st May to London for the weekend to see friends and go out which was fab and also to start the 21st celebrations, then on Tuesday I actually turned 21 and had a lovely family day, then at the weekend I went to my student house in Manchester and brought all my best girl...

Since we started doing daily celebrity coverage a couple of years ago, you guys have picked up on the same phenomenon I have: a star's cultural clout is almost always inversely proportional to the quality of her handbag collection. There are exceptions here and there–most notably, Reese...

But his management of the new Peace Corp program in the early 1960s will be his lasting legacy. Shriver, whose full name was Robert Sargent Shriver Jr., married Eunice Kennedy in 1953. With the Kennedy administration, he was tapped to oversee the launching of the Peace Corps. He would then...

Founded by ex-Peace Corps volunteers, Madécasse is an inspiring enterprise that makes bean-to-bar chocolate in Madagascar. The bars are sourced and produced within the African country, even the colorful paper wrappers. The cacao farmers are paid four times above fair trade prices for their...

Unfortunately, when I was working with Mayu'sknitters in the Peace Corps, I can't say I had the most exciting food. I spent a lot of time carbo-loading on rice, noodles, potatoes and the very best bread in the whole of Peru. The bread part is no joke! Maybe that explains why Mayu's artisans...

In the spirit of spreading the love for all the cool companies and products Mayu loves,I wanted to mention Madecasse, a company also started by past Peace Corps volunteers. The founders of Madecasse, who sell delicious chocolate (which is also presented very well), fell in love with their...

 

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