As fashion makes a turn all the more towards sustainability, wood has become increasingly popular as a material for fashion accessories in recent seasons.
Although, it takes a good amount of talent and skillful artillery to transform a heavy natural resource into delicate and imaginative objects of desire, sought-after by fashionistas worldwide.
Given that the warm shades of wood make it a perfect choice to complete a wintery outfit with an alternative fashion twist, I have the pleasure to share with you my top 3 favourite brands that make wood stylistically irresistible and wonderfully appealing.
When I spotted this Italian brand at ZipZone Spring Summer 2015 last September in Paris, I couldn’t believe how lightweight all its wooden accessories were.
First you will notice the wooden sunglasses which come with mirror lenses in your preferred color, then the watches and the carved iPhone cases – ask to see the one with the famous Sicilian cannolo sweet carving.
MariNoLoves by MARI NORDEN
Although Mari Norden’s most wanted creations are her hand dyed and silk screen printed garments and textiles, I couldn’t stop staring at these cute wooden handbags on display at ZipZone – not until the designer showed me the matching wooden earrings she was wearing.
Don’t you just go awww…!!!
Last but not least, a line of state-of-the-art wooden clutch bags, playfully adorned with the signature neon touch of Cecilia Ma.
They first caught my attention at the WOMAN PARIS SS14 trade show and I became a devoted fan ever since…