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Made in a small Portland studio, El Jardìn jewelry is quirky and cute. The designer uses silver to create pendants shaped like various objects, including scissors, cat eye sunglasses, and buttons. They come in cute, convenient storage pouches and the necklace chains can be customized to your preferred length. Here are some of the pieces available in the shop now:

Cat Eye Glasses Necklace, $45

Carrousel Necklace, $45

Anchor Necklace, $45

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SkinnyVinny_SalConvertible_bag_Camel_1.jpgIf your New Year’s resolution is to buy more functional items, you will love the Skinny Vinny Sal Convertible Bag. This canvas tote can be carried four different ways: as a briefcase, a messenger bag, a backpack and a tote. An adjustable strap easily transforms the heavy duty cotton canvas bag into its different forms, and multiple pockets will keep all your stuff organized. Handmade in Brooklyn, the Sal bags embody urban sophistication and stylish minimalism.

Skinny Vinny Sal Convertible Bag in Camel, $128 at
300.jpgNu+Nan is an Australian clothing and shoe brand with an edgy, modern aesthetic. The label embraces unique styling combined with a relaxed vibe. We love these architecturally chic black wedges, as well as the brand’s classic oxford flats and sexy vacation-ready sandals. Shop now at

Murro Lasso Wedges, $129.95 at
Found: the perfect New Year’s Eve hair accessories. These chic headbands handmade by a San Diego-based Etsy designer will match almost any dress, and most cost under $30. And if you’re staying in with Chinese food, well these sequined hair pieces will even look good with your pajamas!

Lucia Bella Marlene Headband/Halo - $28 at
ohvsfabricly2.pngWe’ve raved about sites like Etsy, Accessory Artists, and Smashing Darling, but the newest website satisfying our indie fashion fix is What makes this site different from the rest, you say? Well first of all, they offer complete support for the designers they feature: sourcing, production, sample-making, and even public relations and marketing! All of this costs nothing for the designers, meaning that amazing, cutting-edge brands we might never see will now be available. That includes foreign lines with limited US exposure, designers without the means to show at fashion week, and indie labels that have yet to be discovered. Right now the site only stocks the covetable Oh! vs. Fabricly collection by London-based designer Ostwald Helgason. But site founder Ari Helgason told Fashionista that we can expect a collection with former Barlow designer Molly Girard Coonan in the near future, and accessories and menswear eventually. We can’t wait!

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