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Studs are one of the hottest accessory trends for summer and fall, and we are obsessing over this chic cuff from Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Anna Beck. Beck’s pieces are handmade in Bali using ancient techniques that result in modernly chic designs. Along with cuffs, she also creates to-die-for studded rings and earrings.

Anna Beck Sterling Silver Studded Large Cuff, $440 at
il_430xN.155028079.jpgIf you have an iPad (or know someone that does), check out these cute protective cases from Etsy seller WallabyBagCo. They feature foam padding and plush lining of quilted cotton to keep your iPad both fashion-forward and safe. There is also a front pocket perfect for storing things like pens, power cords, or screen wipes. You can even get a matching iPod/iPhone case to carry too! These are great gift ideas for the Apple lover in your life, or practical purchases for yourself.

Carnival Blossom and Chocolate iPad Case - $38 at

Emerging Brooklyn-based designer Helena Fredriksson’s spring collection is very modern and contemporary, but each piece is timeless. The collection incorporates classic neutrals with a pop of blue. The chic dresses and separates are work-appropriate, but would also be great for dinners and other events. The pieces are a bit of a splurge, ranging in price from $150 to $375, but since each item is so versatile they are worth every penny.

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harlemtarget_thumb.pngShoppers living in NYC are eagerly awaiting the opening of a brand new Target in Harlem on July 25, and the company’s recent announcement about a new string of collaborations is just another reason for savvy fashionistas to get excited. Target will partner with local clothing designers Isabel and Ruben Toledo and Stephen Burrows, as well as homewares designer Marcus Samuelsson, for a Harlem-inspired capsule collection. The Toledos will create trendy swimsuits while Burrows focuses on chic color blocked dresses. Samuelsson’s designs will include cute kitchen items. Prices will range from $4 to $35 and items will be available in the store on opening day and online on August 1, for all you non New Yorkers. Here is a sneak peak of what you’ll find, from New York Magazine:

Punky Bunny is a cute & quirky jewelry collection available on Etsy. The line focuses on sterling silver, brass, vermeil, and gemstone jewelry and features fun shapes, like skulls and owls, and phrases like “te amo” and “just believe.” Most pieces sell for less than $75. Here are some of our favorites:


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