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The Berkeley shopping scene has just got a little bit cuter thanks to the arrival of new shop Viv & Ingrid. The boutique, located across from the UC Berkeley campus, is the first storefront for the Berkeley-based jewelry and accessory brand of the same name. But the shop isn't all baubles and sparkly things. There's also a great selection of bath, body, and home fragrance products by the likes of Saipua, Voluspa, and Further, chic office supplies by Jonathan Adler, Maison Bouche chocolates and Mehlenbacher’s Taffy, stationery, and other super-cute accessories such as John Robshaw's scarves and—one of our favorites—locally made bkr water bottles. Take a spin around the shop in our slideshow after the jump and see it for yourself over at 2142 Oxford Street (in Oxford Hall).
Perhaps sustainability is not be the first thing that comes to mind when you find an item so cool you can't leave it in the store. But, when a single T-shirt requires 700 gallons of water to be produced, according to the Huffington Post, it’s worth putting some more thought into your basics.
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