A Star Danced Onesie
“…there was a star danced, and under that was I born.”- Shakespeare. 3-6 month onesie.
Banned Books Socks
These unisex cotton blend socks are “mismatched.” On one sock are printed the titles of 50 famous banned books and the other sock lists the same titles, only redacted with a black bar. Available in Small and Large size.
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Cluny Tapestry Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design of this scarf is based on imagery of the six Lady and Unicorn tapestries in the Musée de Cluny, Paris, thought to represent a meditation on earthly pleasures. The hems are hand rolled and sewn, not stitched; the scarf is large enough to wear as a light shawl.
Cressida Bell Bloomsbury Silk Chiffon Scarf
“The bohemian English circle that included Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, and Vanessa Bell revolted against Victorian formality—and their casually ornamental style is inspiring designers today.”—The New YorkerThe design on this aqua and coral silk chiffon scarf was created by the contemporary artist Cressida Bell and reflects the influence of her well-known Bloomsbury Group forebears (Quentin Bell was her father, Vanessa Bell her grandmother).
Edward Gorey Sterling Cat Reading a Book Pin
This sterling silver pin is adapted from a drawing by Edward Gorey that is part of a series of renderings of fanciful cats engaged in unusual activities.
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This gently romantic sterling silver pin is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, or any occasion when one wants to express affection... or something stronger. Based on a series of drawings by Gorey, creator of more than 100 works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
Eudora Welty Cuff Bracelet
“All serious daring starts from within.” For anyone interested in writing, reading, and creativity, Eudora Welty’s autobiographical One Writer’s Beginnings is an iconic work. This sterling silver cuff is engraved with the memoir's most famous line.
Gertrude Stein “Let Me Listen” Gold Necklace
The two thinly sliced, interlocked circles of this 14K gold vermeil necklace are stamped with “Let me listen to me and not to them,” from Gertrude Stein’s 1932 “Stanzas in MeditationThey hang from an 18-inch-long chain of oval links.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on a border from a page in a circa-1500 book of hours, the design includes primroses, violas, thistles, poppies, and chamomile, moths and insects, all with symbolic meanings that were well known to the medieval populace.
Monet Water Lilies Silk Chiffon Scarf
Our 'Monet Water Lilies' scarf is inspired by the work of French impressionist artist Claude Monet (1840 - 1926). This blue and green scarf is crafted from sheer, lightweight, ethereal silk chiffon and finished with traditional, artisan hand rolled hems. The generous rectangular size of this scarf makes it eminently wearable, suitable for stylish day or evening wear.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Fall Books Issue Scarf
An oversized scarf with short, fringed edges on modal, a breathable and durable fabric that feels like silk cashmere. The scarf beautifully reproduces the fall books Issue of the Review from 2022.
Rachel Comey x New York Review of Books Summer Issue Scarf
A 47" x 63" scarf with short, fringed edges on modal, a breathable and durable fabric that feels like silk cashmere. This scarf beautifully reproduces the summer 2022 issue of the Review. Made in Italy.
Read Banned Books Enamel Pin
The best way to protest the banning of books is to read them. Spread the word by pinning this “Read Banned Books” pin to a lapel, backpack, or book bag. It’s one inch in diameter and made of brass with a white nickel finish.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
Shakespeare Sonnet 116 Möbius Bracelet
Several lines from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments..."), one of his best-known, are engraved on this sterling silver möbius bracelet.
Van Gogh Sunflowers Silk Chiffon Scarf
This vibrant scarf is inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s sunflower paintings that comprise one of the most famous series of works in art history. To Van Gogh, the sunflower (tournesol, in French, “turn to the sun”) symbolized gratitude; Paul Gauguin called the paintings “completely Vincent.”
Walt Whitman Cuff Bracelet
“now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find,” from Walt Whitman’s The Untold Want, is engraved on the outside of this lovely polished sterling silver cuff bracelet. Inside is the author's name with a picture of a sailing ship.
Walt Whitman Earrings
"Resist much. Obey little." The poet's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from the 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass" are stamped on these sterling silver domed disc earrings, for pierced ears. They are handmade in the U.S.A. by artist Amy Volchok.
Walt Whitman Gold Happiness Bracelet
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." Walt Whitman Whitman’s beautiful line from LEAVES OF GRASS has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”. Each bracelet is individually made by a local New York area artist. Each letter is stamped, then the silver is oxidized, sanded, and polished for a minimal yet handmade look.
Whitman Square Inch Bracelet
"Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch.” Walt Whitman’s beautiful line has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
“I Am Born” Onesie
What better way for a baby to announce that he or she has arrived? “Chapter I. I Am Born”—the first line of Charles Dickens’s classic David Copperfield—is printed in black across the chest of this white 100% cotton baby onesie.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.