One chilly night a couple of months ago, the gorgeous Padma Lakshmi came by our studio to get a crash course in perfume making. Tazo is debuting a new chai tea latte and who better to be their spokeswoman than Padma, who grew up drinking her grandmother's chai every day. We smelled everything from Japanese yuzu citrus to fresh jasmine together, talking about how flavors and scents meld to concoct fragrant recipes. Take a peek at our video above!
Last Saturday my friend Joanna invited me to Madison Square Park to drink milkshakes (yum!) at Shake Shack and model Hatch's new Spring/Summer line of maternity clothing. Her friend Anna came along too, and we dished on what life with two kids will be like. I'm due June 15th - so soon!
You can see the full post with more photos here. I ended up taking this trench home with me. I'm hoping it will be good for post baby too!
We'll be showing for the first time ever in Las Vegas during Market Week as part of the Elements beauty section at Capsule. If you are a retailer, please come say hello. We are excited to represent on the West Coast!
CAPSULE / The Venetian Ballroom / Feb 15-17
Register to attend at capsuleshow.com / Drop by or email email@example.com to make an appointment
I was so incredibly honored to be included in The New York Times' Food Section last week for their column, Close At Hand. Each week, writer Ligaya Mishan seeks out a New Yorker and photographs him or her in their home with a precious kitchen object. I chose my mom's lacquer trays. Growing up, my mom would always serve me an after school snack on a tray. I didn't know it at the time but the trays are all antiques, hand-carved about a hundred years ago. They're a symbol of her care for me, and remind me to be a kind and gentle mother with my own son.
Check out the full piece here!
If you are a retailer, please come visit us starting this Sunday at NYNOW, at the Javits Center in NYC to see our full line of perfume, oils, and candles. We will be exhibiting alongside our friends Dealtry scarves, BDB ceramics and Odette NY jewelry.
NYNOW / Booth 4237 in the Accent on Design Section
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Caitlin is the designer behind MOCIUN, a jewelry line based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her custom diamond cluster rings are coveted by brides-to-be everywhere. Her creativity knows no bounds from clothing, to store design, and she has a great curatorial eye for small items like ceramics and knives, which she also carries in her flagship store. We've collaborated on two fragrances so far, and the process of unraveling what another designer has in their olfactive imagination has been rewarding for me too.
Name: Caitlin Mociun
Hometown: Nevada City, California
Where do you currently reside: Brooklyn, NY
When did you start wearing perfume? What fragrance was it?: I started when I was young but the first one I really started wearing the repeat bought was an Issey Miyake perfume called Le Feu D'Issey.
If you were a plant, what would you be?: A bitter orange tree.
What's in your refrigerator right now?: Not much, I'm on a trip to Italy.
Three words that describe you: Passionate, intense, silly