Stylish Finds from Local Craft Fairs
- Next1 of 15Courtesy of Christine Marcelino; Bryr Studio
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By Zoe Schaeffer
If you think craft fairs are only full of folksy finds, think again. Today's indie marketplaces—popping up everywhere from Berkeley to Brooklyn—feature local artisans selling their amazing, one-of-a-kind wares. Join us for a cross-country tour of our favorite style discoveries.
No Stone Unturned2 of 15
In Los Angeles, we uncovered these Moroccan eye agate earrings from jewelry designer Alana Douvros. The handmade find is both understated and attention-getting, thanks to the mysterious, milky stones.
SHOP NOW: Alana Douvros Eye Agate Earrings, $185
Back to Business3 of 15
In San Francisco, industrial designer Christine Marcelino used coating-free vegetable-dyed leather to create this utilitarian-chic carryall. Stylish enough for all outings, but functional enough for the office, the accessory is surely destined to become your go-to bag.
SHOP NOW: Materials And Process Sacajawea Carryall, $400
Need a Hand?4 of 15
These chunky knit fingerless pompom gloves are designed to keep hands toasty while freeing up fingers to make everyday tasks easier. The Chicago-based knitter behind High Hope Knits also makes slouchy berets and adorable bunny ears for babies.
SHOP NOW: High Hope Knits Fingerless Gloves, $25
Tee Time5 of 15
Refreshingly simple, these tees and hats come from Chicago-based company Fourth Is King. The tops boast unpretentious graphics with a hipster sensibility, with a universal message that anyone can own.
SHOP NOW: Love Me, Love Me Not T-shirt, $32
If the Shoe Fits6 of 15
The Brooklyn-based designer behind Bryr Studio crafts made-to-order shoes from a combo of suede and leather. Team these comfy and cute boots (available in six different shades) with your worn-in blues and favorite sweater.
SHOP NOW: Bryr Studio Granny-boot, $410
In the Wrist7 of 15
Two sisters in Orange, Calif., make these customized graphic bangles. Regulars on the craft-fair circuit, the duo lets you choose your shape, color and finish.
SHOP NOW: Voz Collective Custom Bangle, $22
Bohemian Streak8 of 15
Inspired by their travels through Peru, Thailand and the Philippines, the L.A.-based design team behind Love Birds LA hand-makes pouches with textiles from across the globe. Crafted with backing in eco-friendly leather or denim, some are durable enough to double as iPad sleeves.
SHOP NOW: Love Birds LA Riviera Clutch, $62
California Dreaming9 of 15
San Francisco children's designer Kira brings some West Coast pride to her collection with this hip-hop-inspired tee.
Cap It Off10 of 15
The Portland-based designer behind Flipside repurposes abandoned materials to make truly unique hats and headbands. To keep your head warm (or because you're having a bad hair day), try this whimsical topper with denim or a casual dress.
SHOP NOW: Flipside Weekender Hat, $25
Get Cuffed11 of 15
Columbia, Missouri-based jewelry designer Lily Dawson makes chunky styles that beg to be stacked and layered. But this one—made with plated chains and Austrian crystal—is certainly a stand-alone piece.
SHOP NOW: Lily Dawson Large Chain Cuff, $75
Belt It Out12 of 15
Artist Eric Heins hand-makes everything from guitar picks to wrap bracelets that are designed, cut, hand-punched and sewn in his Boston studio. This belt, truly an artisan piece, will only look better with age.
SHOP NOW: Corter Leather Standard Utility Belt, $55
Pom Squad13 of 15
This handmade hat from San Francisco designer Nellie Le is topped with a playful pompom, and can be customized with three of your favorite shades. It is sure to be a staple through the cooler months.
SHOP NOW: Pom Hat, $32
Ring Me14 of 15
If you ever wanted to know if you could pull off a two-finger ring, this minimalist brass style from New York City's FSMNYC is the perfect way to find out. Elegant and only slightly punk rock, it's dainty enough to flatter your fingers, but edgy enough to give you street cred.
SHOP NOW: FSMNYC Classic Two-Finger Ring, $80
One-Piece Wonder15 of 15
The rompers designed by the Los Angeles-based duo behind Little Warrior are unisex, making them easy to pass down from one sibling to the next.
SHOP NOW: Little Warrior Terry Slub Romper, $92
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