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Merchant Monday

Melissa Gibson

Tags Brooklyn Collective, Retailers

Merchant Monday

Happy Monday! Today I thought I would write about one of my favorite shops, Brooklyn Collective. Not only do I love everything they carry, but I am incredibly lucky to have our line carried there! Located in the Columbia Waterfront District of Brooklyn and opened in 2004, the shop carries work from such artists as Jenny Belin, Jessica Allyn, and Twig Terrariums; they seriously have everything you need for gift giving (for yourself!). They also hold amazing parties every few months to welcome new artists to the Collective. Brooklyn Collective is located at 212 Columbia Street in Brooklyn. They are...


How it all began.

Melissa Gibson

I was recently asked how I began making perfumes and thought I would share the story here as well. I remember my grandmother having a collection of perfumes she had received for birthdays, Christmas, etc. She never wore them; she kept them for special occasions. The sad thing is, she never thought an occasion was "special" enough. I, on the other hand, think fragrance should be worn every day.  I took a perfume making class about ten years ago and fell in love with the idea of making my own fragrances. I still love big brand perfumes; Beautiful by Estee...