T.T. Trunks

Truly luxurious storage boasting creative use of space and integrated gadgetry

The storage trunk is an object that exudes nostalgia; sepia-toned images of extravagant rail travel or a dusty box full of sentimentalities come to mind. T.T. Trunks, however, are crafted to make memories, rather than to store them. Boasting a most creative use of space with specialized drawers and integrated gadgetry, a T.T. Trunk would easily be at home in a parlor fit for James …

Valentine Goods for Apple Products

Using unique skins like ostrich, stingray and cobra, this NYC designer makes iPhone accessories that are a cut above the rest

Awash in a sea of iPhone accessories, Valentine Goods is a step above most. Valentine Goods first caught our eye in May 2012 with a set of premium leather iPhone backs made using an original selection of uncommon skins such as ostrich, stingray and cobra. Now the brand is expanding their attention to cover MacBooks and other Apple products as well, though their focus still …

House of Colunga Jewelry

Chicago-based Stephany Colunga mixes found materials and homegrown bismuth to create bewitching, one-of-a-kind pieces

Somewhere between mysticism and extraterrestrial fashion, Stephany Colunga built the eponymous House of Colunga, from which she produces her bewitching and surprisingly earthly jewelry line. Founded in Chicago in the spring of 2014, Colunga specializes in creating keepsake-worthy pieces. Mixing repurposed materials, vintage jewelry and stones with her own metalwork and homegrown bismuth, each piece has a very specific nostalgia to it, feeling as though …