Bright Patterns + Chic Clutches | Micky London

Embellished clutches and beautifully patterned scarves are the signature styles at accessories brand Micky London. Clutches come in a range of shapes and patterns suitable for everything from a casual dinner with friends to an evening at the opera. I see the beaded clutches and lightweight scarves going together perfectly on a summer night.

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Coffee Tasting with Craft Coffee

A little over a week ago I attended a Saturday morning coffee tasting with The Bloggers’ Collective and Craft Coffee. I’m definitely a little bit of a coffee fiend and treated the tasting about the same as a wine tasting– observe color, sniff, taste. Craft Coffee sources beans from all over the world and taste tests more than fifty varieties per month. Only three of those make it into their monthly subscription boxes, which are available for $24.99/month (sort of like the coffee version of Birchbox).

I tasted all three of the November offerings, and all were truly excellent and incredibly fresh. None of Craft Coffee’s coffees were bitter or overly acidic. I think they would be perfect for making bulletproof coffee (you know, the coffee with butter in it), which I’ve been meaning to try. I love espresso even more than coffee and am also curious about how the flavor of Craft Coffee beans hold up in cappuccino. Everyone at the tasting left with a complimentary sample, so I’ll definitely be trying out an espresso grind with some of my beans.

What Would Ashley Wear? and kitschy examining the coffee.

Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post was but was gifted a sample upon completing the tasting.

Snapette Meet and Greet at Flying A

Last week, Snapette and The Bloggers’ Collective got together at Flying A, a SoHo boutique that carries a mix of contemporary and carefully curated vintage pieces. The decor inside is very cool and it’s definitely a shop I’ll visit again.

Snapette is an app that uses crowdsourced photos to provide a hyperlocal shopping experience to its users.

I snapped this clutch at Flying A with the app, and with Location Services turned on, I can see photos of products from other users at stores near my location. Pretty cool concept– something you’re looking for might be right across the street! …

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