NYC (and Everywhere Else) for Coolpackers

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Earlier this month I was in New York City for Fashion Week and while there, I wondered why I don’t go more often. NYC has so much to offer all year round.

I’ve been to NYC many times, and I already know the “20 things to see in New York” you can find in every guide, but next time I go, I want to see more – more of what real New Yorkers see. I want to see “the other side of NYC“.

To explore the city -– or any city — with a new perspective and a design eye is just what I’m looking for. Secret telephone box entrances to bars, city hawk look outs, trendy young designers with pop up stores, tourist free neighborhoods, wine bars that double as vintage stores… this is the kind of travel that is most exciting, no?

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Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.