{New New} August Green

Every month has a shade and for August that shade is green. From the luscious green color of the grass in city parks to the overwhelming number of block parties and street closures, August is when NYC comes together to embrace and embody everything that is green. Whether you choose to celebrate this August by living green, eating green, or shopping green the {New New} has got you covered. So get in the green spirit and check out the following collection of organic, green items handcrafted by individual members of the {New New}.

Tea and Cucumber Vegan Soap - made with all natural ingredients and packaged using eco-friendly materials by dirtylovesclean

Olive Green and Yellow Flower Print Pouch - made with material recycled from an old skirt by pandawithcookie

Green Peridot and Gold Ring - made with 100% recycled gold by luisfernando

Greeting Card. Organic. - made with 100% cotton rag Aurora Natural cardstock by studiopetite

Organic Cotton Baby Booties - made with 100% organic cotton yarn by smallestfriend

Cassandra Candlestick Necklace - made with materials from an old candlestick and decorated with live plants by mcflashpants

-by Karla

The Bounty of Summer

It is less than a week until summer officially starts which means that it is time to hit up the New York City Greenmarkets and revel in the produce of summer. Soon there will be corn as far as the eye can see, which is just fine by me.

Here are some {NewNew} members who can help you in your quest for the perfect pint of fresh berries and vegetables:

Cherry Necklace from pulp sushi

Artichoke Notecards from Blue Stitch Books

Strawberry Swarovski Earrings from Mulry Jewels

Tea and Cucumber Soap from Dirty Loves Clean

Cherry Basket Cards from CLine Creations


Gifts for Grads, or for Grads to Give Themselves

Left to right, starting from the top:
1. sass up that interview outfit with Glasshouse Jewelry cuff links
2. furnish the post-grad pad with cakehouse coasters
3. the Metal Sugar "Free as a Bird," ring celebrates your liberation
4. knock 'em dead in Jess Switaj ties
5. keep the high-end gifts safe with a Felt It I-pod cozy
6. save money: cook at home in a Panda with Cookie apron
7. a lovely Yours Truly xoxo lamp adds a unique touch to the teeniest apartments
8. chill out after all that hard work with a soothing Dew on a Petal candle
9. finally - time to nap on a stylish Red Bridge Studio pillow
10. give thanks for all the presents with Prism Pop mini cards
11. take the opportunity to graduate from dorm room posters with Jenna Newton's original art
12. open doors with a Warpe Design Wear key chain fob

- MaryAnne LoVerme