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Benthic Necklace by Hunter Gatherer Jewelry

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Some girls like a nice string of perfect heirloom pearls, while others prefer their jewelry with the slightest touch of melancholy. I fall into the latter camp, so I was I was thrilled to come across Hunter Gatherer, a darkly beautiful jewelry collection based right here in Chicago. Designed by Laura Prieto-Velasco, Hunter Gatherer does away with the artifice commonly found in fine jewelry in favor of a confident minimalism that lets the structure and design speak for itself. This piece, the Benthic Necklace, is on my wish list: 6 vintage mica rings hang from a hand-knotted black leather necklace. Black leather and weathered metal- it really doesn’t get any more perfect than that.  Hunter Gatherer Benthic Necklace, $90.  See the entire Hunter Gatherer FW13 collection here

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Junya Watanabe Biker Jacket

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It won’t always be 90 degrees outside. When that time comes, I want to have this hanging in my closet. I love the elevation of the biker jacket with wool and herringbone. Need. Want. Now.  $1,710, net-a-porter.com

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Damir Doma Accessories

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I am not one for posting about sales or daily deals, but it should be noted that one of my favorite labels, Paris-based Damir Doma, has much of its SS13 collection on serious markdown. Of particular interest are the accessories, which I always find is a frustrating exercise in striking the right balance between my personal taste (minimal, sleek and usually black), and my economic realities. Here are some of my favorite pieces currently on sale, you can see the entire collection of accessories here

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Complex Geometries

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Most people stop off at places like American Apparel for staple pieces in their closets. But I find that when I want a tank dress to be something more than just a tank dress, Complex Geometries is the only option. Beyond the just-the-right-amount of draping and the stripped bare color stories, everything that CG makes are beautifully elevated versions of the clothes that my friends and I wore in high school. Here, a few pieces that really need to be in my life… See the entire collection here

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Down With The It Bag

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There is something dreadfully boring about the idea of an “It Bag”. If I can immediately register the label of your bag from across the street, I’ve already lost interest. The same follows for logos and front-and-center label plates on a handbag. But the craftsmanship and quality materials of a solid bag are always desirable, so I found a few that I love, but that will leave you guessing about the label on the inside. (Above photo: Vlieger & Vandam Handcuff Embossed Leather Clutch, $293, luisaviaroma.com.)

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Bao Bao Issey Miyake Bilbao Lucent Pouch, $149, matchesfashion.com

 

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Diego Rocha Amazon Hobo (Python), $2,640, diegorocha.comImage

MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Black Velvet Seal Shopper, $495, ssense.comImage

Ceannis Big Flap Bag (Leather/Canvas), $489, brownsfashion.com

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Ann Demeulemeester Sheer Cardigan

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The hideous heat wave that most of the country endured last week pretty much evaporated any lingering patience that I had left for summer and I am ready to move on to fall, the real fashion season. I just came across this cardigan by Ann Demeulemeester- it has set my new standard for a lightweight transitional sweater. Take a closer look at farfetch.com

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