The Weekend Guide

brook&lyn!
Photos: Courtesy of Brook&Lyn

This weekend is what dreams are made of.

SHOP
Brook&Lyn
What:
The carefully curated e-boutique has clothes, shoes, and jewelry from designers old (Prada, DVF, Miu Miu) and new (Sunshine & Shadow, Samantha Pleet, Alexander Wang).
Why: Let’s hear it for New York.
Where: Online at shop.brookandlyn.com.

USE
FontCapture
What:
This clever site makes a font out of your own handwriting. Finally it won’t be rude to type thank-you notes.
Why: Do the write thing.
Where: Online at fontcapture.com.

EAT
Veggie Trader
What:
This year’s tomato crop get outta hand? Use the handy site to find other local produce growers and trade your surplus for theirs.
Why: It’s just like old (really old) times.
Where: Online at veggietrader.com.

WEAR
Shwood Sunglasses
What:
The Portland-based shades are made of wood (maple, wenge, and zebrawood) and entirely handcrafted.
Why: Knock on.
Where: Online at shwoodshop.com.

SEND
Jack Cards

What: Enter important dates (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.), pick out cards for each, and site will send you them — already addressed and stamped — just in time to give.
Why: Just need your John Hancock.
Where: Online at jackcards.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Brook&Lyn