House & Home

Personalized lockers are all the rage in middle schools

Locker decorating has exploded from a homemade undertaking into a commercial industry during the past few years, where products like slam-resistant pink pencil cups, beaded lighting fixtures and “curtains” of sparkly plastic flowers are sold widely at discount and office supply stores, specialty stores and card shops.

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Asiatica owner Elizabeth Wilson offers unique textiles and more

Elizabeth Wilson’s Asiatica, a shop known for one-of-a-kind garments made from vintage kimonos and other unusual fabrics, also carries elegant housewares and unique gifts. Wilson is particularly proud of the shop’s role over the years as an incubator of new talent, as well as its unrivaled archive of antique kimono fabrics.

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