NYC's newest design store is more than a retail space, it's an experience

When the digital world closes in, it’s only natural to seek an analog oasis. Online shopping never includes the smells, sights and chance encounters that can make a shopping experience special. Calliope, Michael and Caroline Ventura’s new West Village design outpost is far more than a therapeutic retail experience, though—it’s an open-door living room where offerings new and old are not just bought, they’re experienced. …

Constantine I Bracelet

New York-based jewelry designer Caroline Ventura makes delicate handmade pieces that fuse feminine and masculine characteristics. Such is the case with this simple 14K gold bracelet with a simple triangle gliding along the chain.