Ashley MacDonald

55 posts  |  Last entry Jan 16, 2014


WASHINGTON, D.C.: A First for the First Ladies

Ever the trendsetter, Michelle Obama is currently making history at the Smithsonian’s First Ladies exhibit with the unveiling of her second Inauguration gown.

FLORENCE: The Alpine Lodge

Last season at Pitti Uomo, Montreal-based accessory brand WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie delighted trade show attendees with its freestanding, custom-designed,  garden-themed showroom. They’re back …


If the holidays have left you feeling sluggish, pop into the newly opened second location from Moon Juice. Owner Amanda Chantal Bacon helped pioneer …


It’s been a busy time for retail openings here in Los Angeles, with Urban Outfitters, Acne Studios and Muji all setting up new shops.

SAO PAULO: Gap Opens

Since 1969, the US brand Gap has been outfitting the world in its casual basics, but until the recent opening of its São Paulo …

LOS ANGELES: A Current Affair

This weekend in Los Angeles, A Current Affair’s semi-annual vintage pop-up marketplace will take over the entire 11th floor of Downtown’s Cooper Design Space.

MEXICO CITY: Museo Jumex Opens

The already burgeoning art scene in Mexico City just got a huge boost with the recent opening of the Museo Jumex.

LONDON: Click & Collect at Selfridges

Starting November 15 shoppers will be able to place orders via an attendant or collect orders placed online without ever having to leave their cars.


In business since May as an online retailer, Los Angeles-based menswear purveyor Buck Mason has opened its first-ever store. A minimalist cottage in the …


Fika brings a taste of Sweden to Canada. Recently opened in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood, this pastel colored gem of a cafe is named …

LOS ANGELES: Yeezus Tour

Hip-hop mogul Kayne West has unveiled a 5-day pop-up shop located on Melrose Ave. right next to fiancée Kim Kardashian’s DASH boutique.

PALM SPRINGS: Workshop Kitchen + Bar

In an area of California known for its Mid Century Modern architecture, one restaurant embraces cool minimalism.