clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Critical Shopper

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Alexandra Jacobs is on the hunt for Mother's Day jewelry in this week's Critical Shopper. Antique jewelry store Doyle & Doyle reminds her of the Natural Museum of American History, while Ippolita presented expensive things both big and small, and Mociun felt like an art gallery full of ultra-delicate options: "I'd be concerned about dropping these down the drain, Incredible Shrinking Woman-style, after leaving them on the edge of my farmhouse sink while hand-washing the pottery (hyper-local soap, $15)." [NYT]