The Owner of Brooklyn’s Chicest Boutique Shares Her Favorite Products
Kai Avent-deLeon, owner of the always on-trend Brooklyn shop Sincerely, Tommy, dishes on her must-have items.
Published Nov 1, 2018 6:22 PM
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The owner of Sincerely, Tommy—a concept shop offering elevated essentials and championing emerging fashion brands in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood—is our ultimate style muse. Here, she shares the top 10 things that make her happy.
This is my vintage pocket camera that I take everywhere. I just got back from the Alvord Desert in Oregon and snapped some amazing pictures.
Vintage Contax T3, Etsy
A slide in burgundy velvet feels perfect for fall.
Amelia Velvet Slides by Alexander Wang, Barneys, $595
I travel a lot for work—to Mexico City, Morocco, Kenya—and always hit the markets for pieces like this handwoven basket.
Raffia Floor Basket, Indego Africa, $224.99
I can pretty much wear this silky cotton slip for any occasion. It also looks really good with jeans.
Bias Slip, Organic by John Patrick, $120
Jessica Hans has a different take on ceramics and makes everything by hand. Her pieces are funky, weird, and playful.
Jungle Vessel by Jessica Hans, Sincerely Tommy, $550
I have one of these Moroccan rugs on the floor in my bedroom; it’s so comfortable I can fall asleep on it.
Rashida Textured Area Rug, Safavieh, from $178
Guy Bourdin is one of my favorite photographers. His use of intense color and the way he captured women was so sexy.
Guy Bourdin: Polaroids, Barnes and Noble, $49.95
I love the beautiful textures and colors in Death Valley—it’s like existing in a painting.
Sunrise on Mesquite Flat Dunes, Death Valley, California by David Benjamin Sherry
I walk around with crystals in my pocket. The selenite brings clarity.
Crystals, Astro Gallery, from $29
This gold chain is easy to layer and reminds me of old-school pieces you’d see in New York in the ’80s.
Rat Tail Chain Necklace, Tuza Jewelry, $70
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