With Faircloth & Supply, Every Piece Makes a Difference

Each item sold from Phoebe Dahl's linen-focused womenswear line supports a girl's education in Nepal

British writer Roald Dahl touched the hearts of children around the world with his imaginative tales of gigantic peaches and golden tickets. His granddaughter Phoebe Dahl extends his legacy in her own way: by helping girls in Nepal to grab ahold of the opportunity (and their right) to become whatever they dream. Every piece sold from her LA-based line Faircloth & Supply results in a …

Framed Textile Art from St. Frank

The young social enterprise sources the woven and embroidered from artisans around the world

Photographs, paintings and posters have been the standard go-tos for sprucing up apartment walls, and now SF-based St. Frank would like to us consider another option: textiles sourced from around the world. And forget those mass-produced tapestry reproductions that friends and family bring back from trips; St. Frank’s unique offerings include vibrant embroidery from the indigenous Otomí people of central Mexico, decorative teakettle coverings from …

Shopping for Wine and Spirits with Delectable

Putting the newly updated app to the test in a real-life buying experience, proving its speed and accuracy

Ever since writing about Delectable—a wine-cataloging app that recognizes and stores what you’ve been consuming from just a picture of the bottle—in October 2013, we’ve continued to use it with great regularity. More than just a tracker, the app maps out what kinds of drinks each user enjoys and why, with a simple rating system and the opportunity for commentary. Altogether, it makes purchasing (and …