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Our new fragrance launch!

Melissa Gibson

Our newest scent is here! I'm so excited to finally launch this scent; it has been in the works for so long and everything that could go wrong did go wrong in bringing it to market. I was looking to create a new scent a year and a half ago, yes, you read that right, a year and a half ago! I began experimenting with some blends and fell in love with one of the blends, a mandarin orange, orange blossom, jasmine, and vanilla mix. I made a larger mix, sent it out to my testers, they loved it (yay!)...


Thank YOU!

Melissa Gibson

Thank YOU!

It's a bit late but Happy New Year and thank YOU for the most amazing year! Does anyone ever feel like they don't know where the day has gone? Well, that's how I feel about last year! I cannot believe it's 2019!?!  Last year was a whirlwind of events and growth and for that, I am truly grateful to each and every one of you.  I can't tell you how much each order means to us and how it still surprises me that people are ordering a scent I made and wearing it...and they are strangers! It truly amazes me...


Summer Fun...Cocktails!

Melissa Gibson

Summer Fun...Cocktails!

Summer is here; it's hot and humid and honestly not my favorite time of the year. One way to cope with the weather is cocktails! Here are a few recipes I found while spending way too much time on Pinterest (am I the only one that still loves Pinterest?). This Raspberry Limoncello Processco cocktail sounds amazing! Raspberry and lemon are one of my favorite combinations and this sounds like such a refreshing cocktail! I had a blackberry mojito at a birthday dinner years ago and fell in love! It is truly one of my favorite drinks and this recipe is...


A few questions with...Iris Fossett of Rural Aura

Melissa Gibson

A few questions with...Iris Fossett of Rural Aura

Today I'm speaking with Iris Fossett of the newly launched clothing company, Rural Aura, Iris is a makeup artist and blogger that I've worked with several times and I am so happy for the launch of her new company! Does the name Rural Aura have any special meaning? Formerly Custom Chic Xo, I was on the hunt for a new name, something that stuck out and was different. A name which would represent a global brand. After countless hours with my husband, Rural Aura was created. Rural means rustic simplicity, referring to that of a countryside. Aura means an atmosphere...


Celebrate Brooklyn!

Melissa Gibson

Celebrate Brooklyn!

I'm so excited to announce we will be part of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell in the NY Handmade Collective shop. Click here for a list of events and I hope to see you there since I'll be working there some days too, so please stop by and say hello! xo, Melissa