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We’re still helplessly dreaming of the moment we’ll get to dust off and debut our summer duds, but in reality we know all too well that those chances are slightly slim (until September and October). Instead of lamenting our longing to sport skirts sans tights, we’ve been channeling our energy into equally eye-catching accessories. And thanks to S.F.-based brand The 2 Bandits, we’ve been on a jewelry-copping streak as of late (turquoise bow-tie choker? don’t mind if we do!). Designer Tamar Wider crafts whimsical, expressive, Cali-cool jewels that draw influence from the scenic settings in San Francisco to the dusty, Texas terrain.
The company’s latest holiday lookbook definitely exudes those Western-meets-woodland vibes. “I am heavily inspired by my Southern Texas roots combined with the laid-back style that is so true to San Francisco," says designer Tamar Wider. "I try to paint a picture of Woodstock in Texas and Southwestern bohemian — that's The 2 Bandits.” We’re digging everything about this lookbook — and it kind of makes us want to take a road trip. Who's with us?
Photo: Courtesy of Zoey Grossman
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