Ohhh.., just added to the top of our wishlist of things we want this 2016, just because: the Hipanema Bonnie Bracelet.
The setting: Rio, Brazil. Followed by a chance meetup of two Parisian girls. Take your legendary Copacabana bracelet and remix it. The result: Brazilian Hipanema Bonnie Bracelet.
It’s bohemian meets Brazil with the perfect melange of materials, vibrant colours and textures. Ingredients include, but are not limited to, seashells, quartz, ribbons and pearls.
Brother Vellies self professed “magical’ sustainable shoes” handcrafted in South African, Kenya and Morocoo. These adjectives are cornerstone of Brother Vellies. Founded by Canadian born Creative Director, Aurora James. Brother Vellies boutique is based in one of our favourite boroughs, the dynamically hip and creative Brooklyn — need we say more. Oh yes and Brother Vellies totally flatter your feet, which is always a plus.
Brother Vellies creates boots, shoes and sandals in styles that maintain the spirit and durability of their ancestral counterparts. the velskoen – pronounced “fell-skoon” and known colloquially as “vellies” – are actually the ancestor of the modern day desert boot.
Let me hear you Roar…
Designed to make you feel beautiful and rock your individual look while maitaining a swoon-worthy style. Australian based, European made, Roar Accessories & Jewellery are handcrafted dainty beauties that ship internationally.
Aisling Knits is where handmade knitwear meets mechanical engineering.
Highlighting that there is more to design than just pretty. The words, ‘Engineered Elegance’ encapsulates Aisling Knits brand. With roots in Trinidad and relocation to New York, the aesthetic of Aisling Knits is a modern Caribbean aesthetic that gracefully weaves together quality materials and design. It’s good for everyday life: walk, dance, party and chilling.
The aesthetic of Michiko Shimada’s handcrafted, conscious ceramic oeuvres focus on simplicity, that “less is more’ mantra with a hint of play — just what we like. Stocked here and there.
Henrietta and Orlagh are the founders of the vintage inspired label RIXO London, distinctively British in flavour this, feminine without being girly, womenswear label produces garments that fuse the best of old and new to surpass trends.
Remember being a kid and cutting shapes into paper for a little something unique. Well thankfully, Alex Mattox stationery offers a more sophisticated and modern approach. Taking paper cuts to a whole new level, Utah’s Alex Mattox stationery is a one-of-a-kind, fanciful laser-cut gem.
If you’re really out to impress, step out in vintage-glam and cutting-edge statement pieces from Mawi London: Jewellery & Accessories. It’s jewels that are fresh. They shout ‘I AM the party.’ This luxury fashion jewellery & accessories brand, led by Creative Director Mawi Keivom and Managing Director Tim Awan, based in the eclectic, creative hub of Dalston, East London. Their star-of-the-show statement pieces hosts a plethora of costume jewellery that are creatively curated into timeless capsule collections. So treat yours with love and it will last forever.
In 1983 two Danes, Annemette Markvad and Thomas Adamsen, created handmade jewellery Danish brand Pilgrim. This Danish jewellery brand’s chic covetable pieces and eclectic, relaxed accessories are inspired by love for music and people. We fell for their one-of-a-kind beauties, strong empathetic vision and social responsibility mantra, WE CARE.
The aesthetic of bold textiles and beads is Brokenfab striking signature mix. This brainchild of Fabienne Morel, combines her passion for three things: beading, dancing and textiles. Each piece is handmade with intuitive attention to detail, splashes of colour to form a funky art-garment that breathes power.
Australia’s Esther Boutique is an online clothing portal that’s fast becoming an international player in the fashion scene. Titled after a queen, the name Esther embodies the brand and Australian fashion—elegant in nature, casual relaxed glam and demure laced a strong current of femininity. And if that wasn’t enough, Esther donates $1 of every sale to three beautiful charities: Save Monther’s lives, Protect Children and Empower Survivors.
“True beauty comes from within and beauty is only skin deep” #estherbabes
Croon’s vintage shoes and sparkly babies sit on the cusp of ‘party shoes’ and ‘do your thing’ shoes. Created by Bangkok based designer Bloom Tripwattana, these handmade leather babies are for those girls who dare to dream and believe all this magical and —- it’s a match made in style heaven. Caution, it’s a perilous peruse on their online boutique.