Trace New York’s Gender-Neutral Fragrances

Five hand-blended scents of the utmost quality

Trace New York‘s founder Tony Olsen spent years in the world of interior design. Hailing from San Francisco, he worked in the Bay Area until a move to NYC in 2001 and now, 17 years later, he is launching Trace—a fragrance brand at the intersection of his passions—to provide scents that claim no gender, much like the essential oils he once loved wearing. Olsen has hand-blended and …

CH Omakase 2017: Sabah + Fernanda Uribe Shoes

Handmade in Turkey, hand-painted in NYC, these slip-ons are otherworldly

When living in Turkey, Sabah founder Mickey Ashmore developed a fascination with Turkish footwear, which led him to Gaziantep and a collaboration with the craftsmen of one of the oldest family workshops there. The result was a pair of hand-stitched shoes—a modern take on a traditional style. Ashmore wore that first pair back in the United States and began fielding requests from friends who wanted …

CH Omakase 2017: From the Road Nara Cashmere Throw

A luxurious piece hand-woven by artisans in Nepal

Ever since founding From the Road, Susan Easton has worked with skilled artisans to create pieces of exquisite quality, craft and soul. Some of the most stunning items are those crafted by Nepalese weavers (Easton also partnered with the United Nation’s Ethical Fashion Initiative to preserve and reinvigorate the region’s traditions) and this cashmere throw for CH Omakase is one of those pieces. This simple …