Wednesday April 16th 2014

Tagged: accessories

Maine-made bags that will always have your back

Maine-made bags that will always have your back
April 02, 2014

Backpacks are cool again. But wearing them slung across one shoulder is not. Here’s a roundup of some Maine-made packs.

All work, no pleather at Maine Leather Co.

All work, no pleather at Maine Leather Co.
March 04, 2014

Belle Hilmer, owner of Maine Leather Co., stitches each of her one-of-a-kind designs by hand in her Portland apartment.

Basics in black

Basics in black
February 07, 2014

Leave it to a visiting New Yorker to show us how to go noir from head-to-toe.

Maine-made shops to check out today

Maine-made shops to check out today
January 31, 2014

Here’s four “new-to-me” shops that make and sell things right here in Maine, including my new favorite go-to for jewelry. Check them out!

5 ways to break out of the winter fashion rut

5 ways to break out of the winter fashion rut
January 30, 2014

Let’s brush off the winter blues and get creative! Who’s with me? Here’s some easy ways to break your wardrobe out of the seasonal slump.

DIY holiday gifts: striped pashmina

DIY holiday gifts: striped pashmina
December 17, 2013

Next up in our holiday DIY series is a striped pashmina that requires a little bit of tape and a little bit of patience.

Yes, you can wear shorts year-round

October 28, 2013

But you’ve got to do it right! Your favorite pair of summer shorts can still work when the weather takes a nosedive. This Helene M employee shows us how to make it work.

Five Maine-Made totes for fall

Five Maine-Made totes for fall
September 05, 2013

Yesterday we rounded up the best in Maine-made footwear and today it’s all about the bags. Check out some gorgeous, handcrafted styles that you’ll want to tote around for years to come.

Steal this idea: a parasol in place of sunblock

Steal this idea: a parasol in place of sunblock
September 03, 2013

Even after a long, rainy weekend, I’m reminded of how strong the sun is after getting a little pink on my shoulders through the clouds. This Portland resident uses an ingenious accessory to protect her skin from the sun.

Maine-made clutches inspired by bait bags

Maine-made clutches inspired by bait bags
August 19, 2013

Though a lobsterman’s bait bag is usually something we’d rather not go near (they stink), designer Alaina Harris found inspiration from them for her line of bait bag clutches. And bonus, we’re giving one away!