It sounds a little crazy – and my daughters think I’m a little strange – but I love the subway! Anywhere in the world – Stockholm, Peking, Paris…and most of all, New York. We don’t have a car in the city and I am SO happy for it! To be honest, I don’t really like cars in the first place, and I feel thankful for being able to live in a place where I actually don’t need one. And anyhow, the monthly cost of a parking space in this city is equivalent to a one-bedroom apartment in Stockholm.
And then I also take “bus number 11” –which was what my dad always called my legs (when I was younger and would ask my dad for a ride he would point at one leg and say 1, and then point to the other leg and say 1). When I am going to meet a friend for lunch or dinner downtown (Soho, Meatpacking & Tribeca are where a lot of popular restaurants are), I always leave an hour early so I have time to walk there. I work at the same time, answer emails, talk and text on the phone. A lot of people think its crazy to even think of the idea of walking from uptown to downtown (7-8 km).
When I’m in a rush or carrying something heavy, I take the subway. Like I said, I love the subway for many reasons, one being the diversity of people you can find. You can find any type of person you can think of –in every subway car.
The girls sit and look at their phone. There are only a few places underground with wifi in this city. Everyone knows where it is and take out their phones at the same time.
Here we are at Emilie and Catarina’s in Brooklyn.
On the way home we got to listen to some opera!
And here is the magnificent view from a station in Brooklyn.
If we were sitting in a car today, we would have missed all of this.
Cuties Page and Ava stopped by our store on 219 Mott st, NYC. They personalized their backpacks with some patches and pins! Come by our flagship store and check out all our patches and pins to pimp up your bag up. If you can't stop by our store you can order it online.
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New wine bag just arrived! Perfect for storing your wine in the kitchen or as a gift when going to that dinner party. Next to it is the small heart organizing bag for keeping all the small things you love.
Keep your headphones protected with our new Black headphone case. The bag has a bottom so it stands up by itself, making it perfect for storing the headphones at home in-between uses.
To make it even cooler, add a monogram to the bag, or maybe a line from your favorite tune?
The case is lined with a stylish red and blue striped fabric and if you prefer letters over pictures, fear not! We still have our old Headphone print in the my cases collection.
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