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Sweetest Things 2007: Don’t Mess with the Best

Back in December, we presented you, dear readers, with nominees in the realms of fashion, food, beauty, arts, and culture. Facebook campaigns, attempts at bribery, and mudslinging ensued. The time has finally come to announce the Sweetest Things 2007 winners.

And the awards go to …

Catherine Holstein SIGHT
Catherine Holstein
Catherine Holstein Designs


Catherine Holstein created her first collection of dresses as a final project at Parsons. The luxurious fabrics enhanced with tailored details like pleating, lining, and trims make the frocks downright perfection.
Cindy Bressler and Lisa Mercurio SOUND
Cindy Bressler and Lisa Mercurio
Bedtime Beats


After reading a study that said classical music at 60 to 80 beats per minute can enhance your night’s sleep, Cindy Bressler and Lisa Mercurio compiled Bedtime Beats so you could get some zzzs.
Ann Reed SMELL
Ann Reed
Cure Custom Aromas


Ann Reed can whip up a custom cure for whatever ails you with aromatherapy bath salts. Fill out the online questionnaire, and she’ll concoct appropriate “medicine,” complete with a custom label and a pretty glass jar.
Frank Dilullo TASTE
Frank Dilullo
Holey Donuts


Bless Frank Dilullo, who was born into a family of donut makers. Once he stepped away from the fryer and tasted the delicious result, he said, “Holy shit!” The wheat-based, low-fat, cholesterol-free treats are a godsend.
Brenda Bush and Alex Aliksanyan TOUCH
Brenda Bush and Alex Aliksanyan
Dogs in Danger


You can’t help but be touched by Brenda Bush and Alex Aliksanyan, founders of Dogs in Danger, a nonprofit dedicated to finding homes for dogs about to be euthanized in shelters across the country.

Congratulations to all the winners! Find out who won in our other editions.

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