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kora_recycled_bangle.jpgIt’s always important to have classic pieces in your jewelry repertoire that look sophisticated on their own or can be mixed and matched with funkier styles for a different look. This bracelet by eco-friendly jewelry brand Kora definitely fits the bill, with a simple yet pretty design that will add a touch of femininity to your chunky sweaters this fall. Handmade in Kenya, the bangle consists of antiqued, recycled aluminum with wrapped brass wire.

Kora Brass Wrapped Aluminum Bangle, $77 at Shopbop
chain_head_pieces_etsy_thumb.jpgWe never imagined wearing chain headpieces until we stumbled across these uber chic handmade pieces from Etsy seller CasstronautMeder that bring to mind a cross between a stylish hippie and a Grecian goddess. At under $25, they are an affordable way to add a funky, trendy twist to your style without breaking the bank!



We’d wear this classic, ladylike style at any time, but the fact that it’s vegan and eco-friendly makes us fall in love even more. This sophisticated handbag by Susan Nichole is the perfect every day work bag, with super soft yet durable vegan leather, five inside pockets for organization, and chic gold hardware. Susan Nichole uses only recyclable and recycled materials, and all handbags are ethically produced in the US or abroad under fair trade standards. We are thrilled to see that more brands are moving in this direction!

Susan Nichole Chloe bag in Latte - $125 at
funky_wedges_anna_xi_.jpgEveryone needs a pair of “wow” heels, and this pair of wedges from Anna Xi certainly turned our heads! The black pony fur bootie has a cool abstract shaped wedge sole that looks like something we’d spot on one of our favorite street style blogs. With a heel upwards of 5 inches, these shoes are sure to look killer!

Anna Xi Queen Pony Fur Wedge Boot, $180 at Sense of Fashion

Apparently, patchwork isn’t just for old-fashion quilts anymore - it’s all over the runways! The first place that popped into our minds when we wondered where to shop this trend was, of course, the handmade heaven of Etsy. Here are a few of the cool pieces we found:


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