Style Files: Made in Chicago spring accessories
Made in Chicago
The items shown today were from:
Damen + Division: is a handmade jewelry and accessory line by Chicagoan Sonia Barrett Esler.
The statement necklaces, earrings and bracelets feature vintage findings and components.
Named for iconic Chicago streets Damen and Division where the original design studio was located, the jewelry line is always at the intersection of vintage and modern.
Visit DamenandDivision.com or ShopSarca.com.
Mohop Shoes: are environmentally friendly sandals that allow infinite design options with one pair of wooden soles and an interchangeable lace ribbon.
The Bespoke collection is made by hand in a Chicago workshop and uses a proprietary method that makes them more comfortable and supportive than most spring/summer footwear.
Some people call these shoes ‘infinity sandals’. Essentially, you can easily customize your shoes by quickly changing the ribbon ties.
Different lengths and styles of ribbons can be used to achieve a virtually infinite number of looks with just one pair of wooden soles (will include demonstration on how to
Mohop Shoes, $84-168. Available at mohop.com.
Pierogi Picnic: is a line of clothing and accessories, each item handmade in Chicago using recycled textiles.
The oversized cowl scarf is handcrafted from knitted sweaters, made with a pinched front to create a bow shape.
This is a great transition piece to take you from winter to spring, perfect for the changing season.
Once spring is here to stay, keep one in your office for the overly air conditioned summer days.
Oversized bow cowl scarf, $24.00. Available at pierogipicnic.com.
Very Pashmina: is a collection of soft cashmere scarves, pashminas, shawls and wraps created in Chicago.
10% of the net sales from Very Pashmina are donated to Every Mother Counts, a campaign to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world.
A simple but luxe fabric like cashmere can be worn year-round, as a scarf in the winter or during the spring and summer, to keep you warm in an over-air conditioned office.
Pashminas and Scarves, $29.99 – $599.99. Available online at verypasmina.com.
Atelier Azza: is a is a US based womenswear label producing garments that are cut, hand embroidered, sewn and finished entirely by hand.
Adorn your spring wardrobe with ranging from sequin beaded fascinators to felt floral headbands and stylish earrings.
The best accessories are the ones that you can mix and match with different outfits. I love adding something sparkly to spruce up a daytime look, or adding a bright belt to take a look from day to night.
For shopping information visit http://www.atelierazza.com.
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