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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO success!

February 15, 2012

i’m back in oakland after a wonderful 10 day trip to chicago and new york! HOLY SHIT you guys, i am so excited to report back that both BIG BIG CITY events went so smoothly and successfully…i almost can’t believe it’s all over. chicago came out in full force on a frigid tuesday night...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012

max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012

WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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people’s gallery CLOSING EVENT!

January 27, 2012

it’s not goodbye, friends, it’s “see you later!” from the beginning, people’s gallery was a temporary space for the artists of the people’s biennial, a project by jens hoffmann and harrell fletcher. throughout its year-long run, we’ve had all kinds of events supporting local artists in a democractic, “people’s” fashion. so many of you have...
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the great necklace exchange!!!

January 17, 2012

over the holidays i participated in the fashion loves people necklace exchange with the girls at metier! we all signed up to make a necklace tailored for a stranger and then received one in the mail. such a fun idea and a great way to get to know the community of talented bloggers out...
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thanks F21, but no thanks

January 6, 2012

a few weeks ago the PR people at forever 21 contacted me to invite me to the opening of their new downtown SF location. they were offering bloggers a discount incentive plus exposure for our blogs if we would come to the opening and choose a few favorite pieces to feature on the f21...
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new year, new you!

December 31, 2011

HOLY SHIT 2011 IS OVER how the hell did that happen? this year was a brilliant one for us here at BIG THINGS and we want to thank you all for being a part of it! i wouldn’t be able run this blog without you reading, sharing your ideas, offering your friendship, and for...
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crazy ass nuns

December 12, 2011

i hate the struggle of searching for netflix instant movies! all i want to do is just throw something on and zone out and it takes me half an hour to find something decent! a few nights ago we ended up watching black narcissus– really really good. if you’re into stories about nuns gone...
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holiday bazaar this weekend!

December 1, 2011

we’re kicking off the holiday season with a Holiday Bazaar this weekend, featuring lots of our talented friends & artists! we’ll be at people’s gallery from 12-5 on saturday, dec. 3rd with hot toddies, cookies, and lots of options for unique, thoughtful gifts. come hang out and support your local makers & businesses! here’s...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANNIE

November 28, 2011

not sure how i can describe in words the joy that annie larson’s knitwear line, ALL, brings to me. i always thought that there was nothing better than a cozy, handmade sweater. warm, gentle, snuggly. but what about a cozy, handmade sweater with wacky patterns in a rainbow palette? how about a cactus pattern?...
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