Photo by Marni Elyse Katz/StyleCarrot
John Ross, Still Life with Dahlia & Lemons
Calendar hanging in my kitchen featuring
Patch NYC designer John Ross’s
gorgeous botanical still life.
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I had planned on getting to the Watertown Target by 9:15 Sunday morning, right after Hebrew school drop off. My husband had other plans that involved packing groceries for Jewish families in need and delivering them to their doorstep, so needless to say, my trip was postponed. By the time we got to a Target—the South Bay Plaza one—it was 12:15. And, I had a serious time limit becauase my sons were eager to watch the Patriots season opener.
There were two areas, designated with both “The Shops” and “Patch NYC” signs: one with some bedding and the second with the rest of the goodies. Not picked over, but not bursting with merchandise. I convinced a twenty-something girl to put the last candelabra back on the shelf so I could snap a photo. The stuff is cute, though I didn’t buy anything. The colors are earthier than my palette at home, but certainly seasonal. The guy re-organizing the shelves said it was stocked full that morning; people definitely came specifically to buy Patch. Yesterday afternoon I finally swung by the Watertown Target (this time on the way to karate), and pretty much the same deal, but less of it.
On a side note, I checked out the Kirna Zabete collection and it was surprisingly chic. I bought a pair of stretch faux leather leggings and almost bought an adorable heart-print blouse, but decided I couldn’t do polyester or whatever it was (in the real world it would have been silk). There was a cute and swingy faux leather skirt, and a great tweed shift with faux leather panels. Fabric was soft and the cut was pretty good. A win over some of the other collabs in terms of quality.
If you’re in Boston, stop by Patch NYC this weekend for their celebration in conjunction with South End Open Studios. Saturday & Sunday noon to 6. The Courtyard at 46 Waltham Street, Boston.
I don’t have any bunny rabbits ’round my house, but they’re awfully cute. My friend bought the most adorable bunny for her daughter. Live! It snuggles and practically purrs. Who knew they could make such great house pets? Since Easter is coming up, I thought you might be interested in seeing where you can pick up some less intrusive, stylish bunny objets, for you, your kids, or a friend.
S H O P P I N G
1 Rabbit Shadow Puppet T-Shirt, $18 at Rabbitapparel, Etsy.
2 Bunny Pillow by Bomb Design, $58 at Supermarket.
3 Gold Bunny with Diamonds by Finn, $3,500 at Finn.
4 Shauna Richardson Crochetdermy Hare Head at Shauna Richardson.
5 Bunny on Skateboard Cotton Pillow, $29.95 at CB2.
6 Kay Bojesen Wooden Toy Rabbit by Rosendahl, $120 at Nova68.
7 Shauna Richardson Crochetdermy Running Hare at Shauna Richardson.
8 Bunny Rabbit Ring Holder, €11 at Urban Outfitters France.
9 Animal Coat Rack, $39 at Gretel Home.
10 Organic Rabbit Stuffie, $14 at birdmafia, Etsy.
11 Menagerie Juice Glass by Molly Hatch, $12 at Anthropologie.
12 Herend Loop Ear Lime Bunny, $260 at Shreve Crump & Low.
13 Ceramic Hare Plate by Laura McGibbon at Cul De Sac Design.
14 Animal Snow Dome by I Love Retro, $31.23 at Not on the High Street.
15 Italian Majolica White Rabbit, $950 at Assemblage, 1st Dibs.
16 Antique Toy Bunny Pillow, $26 at Thomas Paul.
17 The Chiseler Dunny by David Weeks at David Weeks Studio.
18 Grand Game Wallpaper by Patch NYC / Over & Over, $88 at Anthropologie.
19 Lala the Rabbit Bookend by Zuny, $49 at Emmo Home.
20 Rabbit Vase by Makoto Kagoshima, 3,675 yen at Fred & Perry Stationery Shop.
21 Rabbit by Makoto Kagoshima, 8,610 yen at Coton & Dupon 35.
22 Rabbit Profile Framed Giclee Print, $598 at Anthropologie.
23 G’Rabbit Jr. Salt + Pepper Grinder Set by Chef’n, $19.95 at Chef’s Resource.
24 Pink Bunny Pico Pillow by Fauna/Salvor, $29.50 at Pure Modern.
25 Bunny/Carrot Paper Towel Holder by Alessi Achromatics, $59 at AllModern.
26 Best Year Chinese Zodiac Rabbit Wine Stopper, $14.95 at ICA Store.
27 Aqua Bunny Alpaca Blanket by Thomas Paul, $200 at Burke Decor.
28 ‘Beach Bunny’ Wallpaper by Heather Dutton at Muffin & Mani.
29 Watchful Rabbit Hook, $40 at Anthropologie.
30 ‘Bonjour Lapin Tan’ Wallpaper by Heather Dutton at Muffin & Mani.
31 2012 Animal Calendar Set, $4.99 at Fred Flare.
32 Large Papier Mache Bunny Rabbit, $1250 at Suzanna Hamilton, 1st Dibs.
33 Rabbit in Wonderland by Stephen Johnson, $172 at Gretel Home.
34 Rabbit Night Light by I Love Retro, $16.40 at Not on the High Street.
35 Fox and Rabbit Wallpaper by Yee Von at Muffin & Mani.
36 Unglazed Porcelain Hare Bank, $24 at Uncommon Goods.
37 Bunny Ears Ring in Brass, $38 at Oldgold Boutique.
38 Bunny Rabbit Silhouette Wall Clock, $24.99 at Kiokx, Etsy.
39 Limited Edition Eye Chart by Floor4 Projects, $35 at FL 4 Projects.
40 On the Main Sketch Top in Bunny by Supermaggie, $39.99 at ModCloth.
41 Rabbit Vessel with Fade by Perch!, $52 at Perch! Design.
42 Soy Candle in Orange Rabbit Pot by Perch!, $30 at Supermarket.
43 Gold Baby Rabbit Bookends by Sterling Industries, $36/pair at Wayfair.
44 Pink Wire Hare, $69.95 at CB2.
Patch NYC is having a party tonight to celebrate the opening of its new Boston shop. In addition to the pair’s fabulous home furnishings, scarves, jewelry, and objets d’art, they’re featuring the ceramic wares of Klein Reid, whose creators, David and James, will be there too.
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Friday, October 22, 6pm to 9pm
The Courtyard at 46 Waltham Street (@Washington Street), Boston
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