Sky-High Sneakers, and Five Other Things on Jae’Da Turner’s Hot List

Just in time for the warmer months, the powerhouse behind the local consulting agency Black Owned Bos. goes shopping.

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1. The Kicks

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“‘Casual-plus’ is my favorite vibe. Converse’s ‘Run Star Hike’ platform sneakers add a little oomph to any outfit. Plus, they’re super comfortable.”

Starting at $100, Converse.

2. The Tech

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“I transitioned to the 24-inch iMac last summer. The sage-green color is my favorite, and the screen is huge, which makes multitasking so much easier. A WFH upgrade I’ll never regret.”

Starting at $1,299, Apple.

3. The Candle

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“The mango-and-coconut-milk scent from House of Art & Craft is like the sweetness and comfort of home—I have two in rotation at all times.”

$36, House of Art & Craft.

4. The Bag

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“This tote is large and durable, and perfect for a post-office run, shopping at a local market, or even an overnight trip.”

$20, Black Owned Bos.

5. The Snack

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“One of my favorite spots in Bow Market is Buenas. I stock up on its specialty empanadas and store them in the freezer for a rainy day.”

$11.25 for a frozen three-pack, Buenas.

6. The Flowers

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“I love the floral designs from Filled with Color. The bouquets are beautiful, with such unique flower combinations. I can always trust their vision.”

Starting at $90, Filled with Color.