The Weekend Guide


The nose knows.

Lurk Fragrances

What: Small-batch oil scents crafted by a Manhattan duo with backgrounds in art direction and perfumery.
Why: Demure glass bottles with descriptions that are anything but, from “raw, unrefined, possibly debaucherous” jasmine rose to a sultry floral blend that’s “an antidote for the fragrance jaded.”
Where: Available at lurkmade.com, $50.

Gather Journal
The just-launched biannual lifestyle magazine dishes sumptuous recipes, communal dining inspiration, and cinema verite food porn in equal measure.
Why: The online sister site hosts party playlists and prettily packaged artisanal foodstuffs.
Where: Available at gatherjournal.com, $20.

GapFit Apparel
We’re giving away 100 pairs of the clothing titan’s new gStride shorts, complete with built-in underwear and moisture-repellent fabric today at noon.
Consider it an added incentive to your summer workout regimen.
When: Today, noon EST.
Where: Follow @dailycandy on Twitter for a chance to win.

Lumi Co.

What: Water-based, all-surface, no-fade dyes (use them on cotton, wood, and linen) activated by sunlight.
Why: Support the Kickstarter campaign (thru July 30) and receive all three bottles, stencil, and instructions in one DIY kit.
Where: Available at lumi.co or kickstarter.com, $12-$625.

Charm & Chain Sale
Hit the go-to accessories source for Erickson Beamon cuffs, Lulu Frost earrings, Gemma Redux necklaces, and more during its biannual blowout.
Why: Enter code DC25 at checkout for an additional 25 percent off thru July 25.
Where: Available at charmandchain.com.

Made with Over
What: Turn iPhone photos into virtual postcards (or haiku) with the app’s artsy, design-conscious typography feature.
Why: To celebrate the DC love, it’s dropping the download price to $1 today thru Sat.
Where: Available at madewithover.com.

Photo: Kristi Head / Courtesy of Lurk NYC