• New York

    @Xocolatti in Soho

    NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 24, 2011:  Xocolatti, the standout star of the 2010 Chocolate Show, proudly announces the opening of their inaugural shop in the heart of Soho this September.  Shaineal Shah, the 23-year-old visionary behind the brand, launched a highly successful online presence two years ago. His goal was to create a brand for chocolate connoisseurs that was respectful of the heritage of fine chocolates, but also offered an innovative and artistic experience.      De-Spec’s design concept for the 150sf space lies in eliminating the traditional barriers of a storefront and creating a vitrine-like space that seamlessly integrates with the streetscape. Inside, each wall features a custom-designed, floor-to-ceiling bronze shelving system that acts as both…

  • Toronto,  WorldWide

    Thursday – The Weeknd

    Thank God for twitter… lol! … The Weeknd has a new mixtape called Thursday, released last Thursday on the site! Exciteeeeed since I’ve blown House of Balloons (the last mix) out on repeat, I’m sure there are grooves in the cd at this point! Needless to say, I’m listening as I type and so far so good, to none of my surprise. Find the download below. Of course you’ll hear the melodic, eerie, indie, urban sound from the last album, with its own vibe… I’m obsessed with the drumroll!  You’ll catch a verse from Drake on a track called The Zone, of course you’ll hear plenty about love and much…

  • WorldWide

    Why I love @SPRAYGROUND

    “We’ve Got Your Back” NYC designer DBD founded the company Sprayground. At first it was a backpack company for street artists to carry spray cans in. Now many of the backpacks have expressive designs and can be used for many things. It has been voted bag company of the year by MTV and XXL Mag. Classes are either starting or will start soon so it’s not too late to buy yours! They have stores in NY, California, Massachusetts, NJ, Minnesota, and in other countries like Japan, Italy, Australia, and more. It’s not anywhere near you? You can buy it online! The store listings are located on their website. Some very…