It is no secret that I am addicted to scent, I think this may be due to the fact that I believe my memories are most closely triggered by smells. And in turn, my creativity. I am always burning candles at home and at the office. I think no experience is complete without smell (and sound, but that is obvious).  Thanks to Kuumba, I may just be ready to switch from candles to incense. These incense holders are perfection – I love the idea of the hanging down from the ceiling with the smoke/scent wafting out.  There is something modern and yet ritualistic about them; utility meets religious iconography. The clever design allows the incense to hang from the top and burn upside down, collecting all the ash at the bottom (hidden from view). Just make sure you pick out the right scent, your choice will separate you from the rest of the plebs. I would go with black if I were you. $160

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Christian has been a cultural and style junkie since the age of 6; while most kids were swiping cookies, he was swiping his grandfathers' Patek Philippe. Raised to appreciate art, fashion,design and  literature (yeah, this one actually reads) by a single mother fondly called Jackie-O. Christian quickly went from childhood cultural capital thief to academia protégé. Referred to as the cat's meow by some, too clever by half by others, Christian eschewed the academic life and ran away to join the circus -the fashion circus. Several well-appointed positions later and a career on the rise would be most people's dream but it was time to say fuck off and start all over again.

This is Christian Dare Unedited.