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Let’s be real: We’re all guilty of being a smidge self-involved at times. We can easily forget that there’s a whole world beyond the Bay. Luckily, two local gals, Lydia Harter and Ali Price, have taken it upon themselves to solve that problem — one shopper at a time. Meet Lydali, a culture-rich web store that offers global-chic products and connects its customers with the artisans who crafted them. We were sucked in immediately, fawning over each and every piece and its unique story.
What spawned this creative concept? Co-founder Ali Price says, “Lydia and I share a love of beauty and of people. We’re both inspired by striking, one-of-a-kind products from around the world and by the individual stories of the makers behind those products. We created Lydali as a way for these artisans and products to be shared with the world.” Cheers to that. We can’t wait to sport our worldly new pieces! Um, tribal-print clutch, come to mama!
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