Christmas in July

{Wearing: Hat: c/o Laundry by Shelli Segal. Top: Vintage. Shorts: Blush, similar to these. Shoes: BCBG. Glossybox: c/o Glossybox. Photographed by Milly Jane Harris.} If someone gave me a piece a paper and asked me to write down 10 things that give me unbridled happiness, one of those things would be getting stuff in the mail. I don’t know what it is about packages in the mail, but it evokes a similar emotional response to a kindergarten class all hopped up on Publix birthday cake. I’m convinced half of the reason why online shopping even works is because of the serotonin rush to the head you feel when that boxes arrives. Ordering something from Amazon leaves me like a dog at the window for days on end just waiting for UPS, Fed Ex, USPS, hell, even DLH to bring me stuff. And when it arrives, I, much like Fido, storm the door…Read More



Trending Right Now: Boxes

Remember when grandma used to send you care packages full of gum, bookmarks, stickers and a $5 bill tucked into an envelope? And thus my obsession with getting stuff in the mail began. Now I wait at the door like a sentry soldier for the UPS guy to bring me a little somethin somethin. Apparently, I’m not alone. Box-based companies have turned what my granny did organically  into a business. The best part: No obligatory thank you card required. Your credit card payment is thanks enough for boxes from OliveBox, GlossyBox and Blissmo. For paper-o-philes, OliveBox ships wood-grained wonders out monthly. Inside, find books, letter presses, notecards, stickies, calendars, etc … all playing into the month’s theme, like all things Paris for February. You can read, chicken scratch, get crafty and drop a line to your real Nana, thanks to everything inside the box. Memberships start at $25 and go up…Read More