I came across a picture of Lore on somebody else’s Instagram profile on one fateful day. The exposed brick wall grabbed my attention first, and when I visited their website, I fell in love with the idea. Lore is a tea shop, that also sells home goods, textiles, women’s clothing pieces, and hosts an array of classes, like calligraphy, cooking, tea brewing, etc. It sounded like such a unique place that when Alex and Kiley, the owners, agreed to let me come and take photos of their space, I was a little too excited. Continue reading “Lore — Tea, Textiles, Home Decor, and a Place for the Community to Gather”
The LoHi neighborhood of Denver is a pretty hip place. Two years ago, when I first moved here, I used to go on short drives around the city and I remember chancing upon Platte Street in LoHi and thinking to myself — this is cool! Denver is not New York City by any means, nor is it Dallas, but despite being much smaller, this city does offer it’s own, very unique streets and corners.
Back then, I was doing a series of location based stories for Lomography Magazine, and since stumbling upon Armitage & McMillan during one of my local trips, I had decided to include this shop to my story. The photos here are from that series. Continue reading “Armitage & McMillan — A Men’s Clothing and Lifestyle Boutique in Denver”
There are stores you walk into and you are mind-blown by the aesthetics and the spot clean interiors. And then you end up leaving empty handed because the price tag is a little over your monthly spending budget and/or you really don’t need the items. You may not even want them much at all! And then there are stores you walk into and you instantly feel at home… like it was a place just for you to hang out and shop at. Sub Rosa Mercantile belongs to this second category.