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Upstate-Based Online Boutique Adolophine Sells African Crafts Direct from Artisans

Upstate-Based Online Boutique Adolophine Sells African Crafts Direct from Artisans

From Diplomat's Daughter to Artisan Ambassador, Adolophine Lukabu Sheeley Is a Self-Made Design Diplomat
The daughter of a Congolese diplomat, Kerhonkson resident Adolophine Lukabu Sheeley has built a fair trade, direct-sourced online boutique selling authentic jewelry, bags, textiles and decor made by African artisans.

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Hudson Valley Maker Spaces

Have a cool idea? Whether it’s a craft piece, a media project, or a prototype of your brilliant new invention, Hudson Valley makerspaces can help you make the leap from idea to reality, offering everything from tech to tools and instruction.

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From the Andes to You: Ethical Alpaca Knitwear from ELEVEN SIX

Kingston-Based Fashion Brand Teams Up with a Bolivian Artists' Cooperative
Working with master artisans in Peru and Bolivia, ELEVEN SIX brings a new blend of traditional skill and stunning design to life in cuddly alpaca fiber

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Eileen Fisher's Westchester Factory Paves the Way to Sustainable Fashion

At Eileen Fisher’s Tiny Factory in Irvington, the national brand is leading the industry toward sustainable horizons.

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Unshattered: Stitching Lives Back Together

This Dutchess Nonprofit Employs Women Recovering from Addiction
Unshattered is a nonprofit located in Hopewell Junction that teaches women recovering from addiction how to sew and employs them making upcycled handbags, totes, and makeup kits.

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4 Women Jewelry Makers in the Hudson Valley

With the holidays and Valentine's Day around the corner, it's gift giving season. Jewelry is a timeless gift. Here are four fresh and funky female jewelers heating up the Hudson Valley bijoux scene.

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4 Wildly Different Hudson Valley Jewelers You Need to Know

For lovers of bling great or small, subtle or statement-y, and rough or refined, here are 4 Hudson-Valley-based independent jewelry makers to add sparkle to your life. Mostly NYC expats, these goldsmiths, metalworkers, and artisans have wideranging aesthetics and technical approaches.

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Repair Cafe of the Hudson Valley

One Jeweler's Experience of the Community-Sourced Pop-Up Repair Shop
Seasoned jeweler Barbara Klar, of Clear Metals, shares her experience of working at a Repair Cafe in the Hudson Valley, fixing an artful pendant necklace made by artist Rolph Scarlett.

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Vintage Clothing Stores in the Hudson Valley

Your Guide to Rockin' Retro Threads Upstate
Vintage and second-hand clothing is a great way to rock a far-out, super individual style without breaking the bank. In addition to the classics (ahem Goodwill and Salvation Army) here are some top-notch vintage shops in the Hudson Valley so you can get yourself some thrifty new threads.

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Kasuri: Upstate's Punk Epicenter

Bringing Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion to the Hudson Valley
Rejecting the status quo never looked so good. Kasuri in Hudson is a luxury clothing boutique dedicated to showcasing the world's most influential directional fashion designers, while firmly rooted in a commitment to the work of avant-garde Japanese designers. The post-punk anti-establishment vibe that characterizes the shop creates a welcoming environment where anyone is free to wander in, ask questions, and try on clothes.

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Fashion Finds in the Hudson Valley

Your spring and summer wardrobe awaits at these local shops
With warm weather approaching, check out these Hudson Valley fashion boutiques for light clothing and accessories.

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The Art of Layering

Owner of NFP Studio clothing line shares her fashion advice
Gail Travius, designer and owner of NFP Studio clothing boutique in Beacon, offers advice for transforming dressing into an art form, giving tips on layers, texture, color, and individuality.

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Mikel Hunter: A Fashion Boutique in Hudson

Mikel Hunter, a fashion stylist and art director in New York City for 25 years, now owns a clothing boutique in Hudson.

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Out of the Closet: Vintage Clothing in Tannersville

Vintage-style clothes are in, and Tannersville has just the store for the trend.

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Patricia Field's ArtFashion Shows

Acclaimed costumer Patricia Field curates two ArtFashion shows of handmade garments.

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