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THE SKIRT CHRONICLES

The Skirt Chronicles is a collaborative publication engaging those that the co-founders admired, however young or old their souls may be ($20 instore).

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UNCONDITIONAL MAGAZINE

Made by women, for women, and primarily about women, UNCONDITIONAL is a new kind of publication—one that puts the focus on real women’s lives. It has become a touchstone for those who actively absorb fashion but do not obsess over it. Integrity, Simplicity and Intelligence are the three things brought to life in each issue. Each volume unpacks one clear idea, something timely but also timeless. Purchase Issue 6 instore only ($28).

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BINU BINU

Inspired by the ritual of the Korean public bath, a place free of vanity and inhibition and where generations are brought together in the simple act of cleansing. The soaps use only 100% natural plant botantical ingredients and essential oils, including a base of "boricha", the Korean roasted barley tea which has a place in the household as important as water. Made by hand in small batches using the cold process method which retains the skin benefitting properties of natural oils, Binu Binu soaps are fragrance-free and do not contain palm oils, synthetic detergents, artificial colorants, parabens, sulfates, or animal products.
 

Available instore: boricha soap and hibiscus clay facial soap ($24) . . . 

and introducing new formulations SHISO, a soothing, anti-inflammatory bar loaded with the omega-rich magic of the perilla plant; and SUJEONGGWA, powered by the phytonutrient-rich persimmon fruit

 

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J.HANNAH

A line of 7-free nail polishes from jewelry designer J.HANNAH . . . the shades are muted, perfectly suited to the colour averse. Current selection includes Relic, Miso, Marzipan, Chanterelle, Hepworth, Carob, Ghost Ranch, Saltillo, Agnes and Blue Nudes ($27 each).

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F.MILLER SKINCARE

A line of body care that feels and smells incredibly luxurious yet is completely free of harmful elements.

Botanically based. Additive Free. Each unique blend is designed to heal, rejuvenate, restore, nourish and balance all skin types.

All F. Miller Skincare is entirely free of artificial fragrances and colourings, harmful preservatives, sulfates, parabens, and genetically modified ingredients.

Available instore are the face oil ($98), body oil ($88) 

and introducing . . . . cleansing oil ($78) a nourishing blend of botanical oils that gently dissolves makeup, lifts impurities and clears congestion; eye treatment oil ($78) this deeply nourishing formula delivers lasting hydration while soothing and protecting the delicate skin around the eyes; and lip balm ($15) a hydrating blend of rich shea butter and botanical oils formulated to revitalize and heal dry, chapped, weathered skin.  

 

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COQUI COQUI

Legend has it that during the colonization of the new world, in the remote lands of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Franciscan monks created perfumes from the lush abundance of flowers, tropical woods and exotic herbs. Nicolas Malleville, a contemporary perfumer with a passion for history, was captivated by the ancient records of these exotic lost scents. Influenced by the simple way of living and the skillful craftsmanship of the locals, Nicolas founded Coqui Coqui Perfumery in the mystical town of Valladoid.

The scents in the line are simple, streamlined and transportive. All Coqui Coqui scents are crafted from precious ingredients in Mexico and are considered unisex . . .

Perfumes and colognes ($110-$130); bath oil ($85).

TABACO, a sheer scent comprised of tabacco leaf diluted with sharp, citrus notes

FLOR DE NARANJO, a fresh, sweet, lively scent of orange blossom

LAVMAN, a blend of chamomile and lavender

MADERAS, an earthy blend of sandalwood and other tropical woods

FLOR DE MAYO, the sweet and warm plumeria flower with a touch of jasmine

COCO COCO. soft and sensual, with a subtle bitter green edge

NEROLI NEGRO honeyed notes and spicy facets