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  • KENT, CT - Fashion designer Oscar De La Renta passed away Monday at his home in Connecticut, following complications from cancer. He was 82.
  • NEW YORK - Alessi ’s work with internationally renowned architect and designer Michael Graves will be a prominent part of the upcoming exhibition Michael Graves: Past as Prologue, on display at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey, October 18, 2014 – April 5, 2015.
  • ATLANTA—The Icon Honors 2015 has issued its call for entries, seeking top achievers to compete for recognition in the home and gift industry’s celebrated mark of accomplishment.
  • Gift industry veteran Mike Coolbroth passed away on October 13 after a long six-year battle with cancer.
  • Perfect for Valentine’s Day, Heart Token Magnets are designed by artist Jenn McGlon.
  • ROSEMONT, IL—The International Housewares Association’s (IHA) consumer website ihainspiredhome.org is now live.
  • Maptote and Soapwalla have partnered to design a luxury kit of personal care essentials for traveling.
  • A portion of the proceeds from the Gift and Home Trade Association’s (GHTA) auction held during the annual Bridgeway Collaborative Conference will go to Gift for Life.
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  • Pamela Brill

    Talking Walnut

    Pamela Brill

    October 21, 2014

    Thrills and Chills: Just Pretend Kids Enchanted Ice Princess

    Is Frozen fever still alive and well in your house like it is in ours? Amazing how much staying power sisterhood and one cool snowman truly has (sigh…). And with Halloween just a few weeks away, we can only imagine how many Elsas and Annas will be storming the castle–and our neighborhood–later this month. If your kids aren’t ready to give up their thrones anytime soon, but you’re looking for a Halloween costume that’s a little slight departure from the traditional fare, may we present the latest addition to trendy dress-up wardrobes everywhere? The sparking ...

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  • Warren Shoulberg

    Re:Gifting

    Warren Shoulberg

    October 16, 2014

    Remember Retailing?

    Every once in a while, you hear about a retailer doing such wonderful things that it makes you remember once again why it’s such a fascinating business and why – if this is what you do – you got into it in the first place. Well, I just read an interview with Brian Bolke, the owner of one of the best stores I’ve ever seen, Forty Five Ten in Dallas, and it was one of those moments. If you’ve never visited the store, make it a must on your next trip to Dallas. Located in the Knox-Henderson area, it ...

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  • Pamela Brill

    Talking Walnut

    Pamela Brill

    October 15, 2014

    They Did The Mash: Monster Party

    What’s Halloween without a good ghost story? Before my husband and I had kids, we made our yearly trek to Tarrytown, N.Y., where “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” was reenacted by a local theater troop. Held within a stone’s throw of a dark cemetery through which the Headless Horseman was said to make his nightly ride, this was the ideal experience to get us into a spooky state of mind. Because my kids are still a bit too young to experience this terrifying, but terrific tale, we’ll have to settle for some other festive fables. If ...

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