Up and Coming Designers

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?

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Ostwald Helgason

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Tanya Taylor

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Wes Gordon

Images from Refinery29