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il_570xN.232028829.jpgIf you’ve been inspired by Kate Middleton’s headline-making headwear lately, then you’ll love this piece by Pittsbrugh-based Etsy seller Minxshop. More like a Kate-Middleton-meets-Black-Swan, this headband features chic feathers and luxe dark colors. 

Crown of Love VI Black Feathered Headpiece - $45 at Etsy featherheadbandetsythumb.jpg
We love the luxe layering in Kal Rieman’s fall/winter 2011 lookbook. We were first introduced to the New York-based designer in January of this year when we found her chic menswear-inspired spring line. The fall line features several must-have jackets in interesting silhoeuttes. For more information, check out the label’s website,


Sm_ocoee.jpgJewelry designer Laurel Wells was once the director of apparel for Hayden Harnett, so she knows a thing or two about style. Drawing on her previous experiences as a painter and textile designer, Wells launched an apparel line in 2003. But it was her wildly colorful statement necklaces that people wanted, so eventually she started creating them to be sold. Inspired by Native American art, each pieces is a work of art that can transform any outfit. 

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beandd_thumb.jpgWe love discovering new and awesome shoe brands like Be&D. The luxury handbag and shoe collection is the definition of city chic, and we love their cutting edge footwear styles. Here are three that especially caught our eye:

Beecher Printed Pump, $355

Rico Sandal, $285

Frankie Platform Wedge, $350

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We recently came across the lookbook of indie Brooklyn label Ekineyo, and we were really drawn to designer Nike Oyelami’s creative use of color blocking and graphic prints. The bold pieces are hip enough to make a statement yet wearable enough to mix into any stylish wardrobe. 


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