After all of the shopping frenzy that was Cyber Monday (I prefer online shopping than dealing with crowds) I’ve come to realize that I am drawn to small businesses. During my online shopping, I came across many small, online businesses that provided creative, functional, beautiful, classic-yet-of-the-moment, fun products, from clothing to decor to tech gadgets and so on. I asked myself, why don’t I shop at these less known stores more often?? Well, we feel comfortable with what we know right?
I’ve decided I’m going to make a more concerted effort to post items from smaller businesses, more unique stores, and companies you might not hear about everyday. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the standby J. Crews and ASOS’s of the world. However, it just feels great to find one-of-a-kind items that are different and helps expand your style and point of view.
To start, let’s take a look at some up and coming designers from this year and their fab designs. Tell me, have you heard of these designers and what do you think of their work?
Images from Refinery29