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The challenge of finding fresh designers we absolutely adore can feel like a bit like a treasure hunt. Yes, even scouring Etsy for nights on end can take its toll. We're happy to dig up the buried booty, but the journey there can be so exhausting we often have to take a break before we even get to the shipping and handling portion of our shopping. Well, lucky for us (and unlucky for our pocketbooks), e-retailer Craft & Culture is taking the guesswork out of vogue voyages.
And not only does the sartorial site offer accessories, outfits, and housewares to captivated consumers, but each independent designer featured on Craft & Culture shoots a lure-you-in-and-never-let-you-go lookbook. While flipping through the sophisticated snaps you can read all about the couturier behind the collection. Sounds like our new addiction. Ready to see our fave selects from the site? Get to clickin’. Just be warned: You won't leave loot free.
We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read
For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to.