“I’m best known probably for my miniatures of high-fashion items,” Phillip Nuveen says about the tiny bags and furniture pieces he sells on Etsy.
A 'pro-black' shop claims Etsy banned it, saying the site doesn't support black shop owners.
From sailor collars to cascading ruffles to structured bodices and delicate rows of buttons, you just don't find the same level of detail in a new dress from Zara or Reformation that you would in a vintage find. From on-trend colors like lime and hunter green to sheer statements, Laura Ashley relics, and '90s babydoll dresses, all the trends you're loving right now can be found in the deep depths of Etsy. To get you started, we've searched through decades and decades for some of the best dresses available on the site right now — but you know vintage means there's only one for the taking, so don't think too hard on the finds ahead, or you may just miss them altogether.
One Etsy-based company, Baby Blabber, wants to help new parents personalize baby announcements with pop culture-inspired keepsakes. Gina Hill, the Long Island-based owner of Baby Blabber, has designed announcements mocked up for fans of Stranger Things, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, and more. The downloadable announcement features a slot for the test and then a pun from your favorite show. Muggle born, half blood, and pure bloods all love the Harry Potter themed pregnancy announcement.
Since it was founded in 2005, Etsy has become the ultimate one-stop shop for people who want to buy unique handmade goods and curated vintage finds.
In this new feature, we dive deep into our favorite Etsy shops to meet the talented people who run them. Today we meet Carol Lew of Old World Pet Portraits.
In this new feature, we dive deep into our favorite Etsy shops — beyond the product pics and shipping fees! — to meet the talented people who run them.
Embellished leather sandals by Mabu by Maria Bk. If you’re a footwear fiend who hasn’t heard of Mabu by Maria Bk, you will soon. “Maria Bk” is Maria Bakakou — an ambitious 28-year-old from Athens with a passion for unique design and Greek culture.
Since it was founded in 2005, Etsy has been the ultimate source for one-stop shopping for people who want to buy unique handmade goods and curated vintage finds. What it sells: Adorable hand-crafted felt creatures and fuzzy objets d'art, woven straight from a flock of long-horned Lithuanian heritage sheep. Then, after graduating in 2004, we began farming with a small flock of sheep called Šiurkščiavilnės — Lithuanian heritage sheep with long hair and horns.
Since it was founded in 2005, Etsy has been the ultimate source for unique handmade goods and curated vintage finds. Today we feature statement jewelry by Dani Barbe.
A friend of mine who’s getting married this May was given some sage advice by a wedding planner: “Don’t go on Pinterest, don’t go on Etsy.” And there’s some sense in that — despite both sites’ branding as wonderlands of wedding-day inspiration, in reality what many hopeful brides find there is more like pure despair.
Hardcore Thanksgiving hostesses have certainly started prepping for next Thursday’s feast. And while they probably think they have everything they need, we’re here to say that these 13 kitschy items will surprise even the most thoughtful host. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
It used to be considered kind of dorky to label your clothing. But thanks to fashion’s recent infatuation with all things personalized, the coolest way to make a statement this winter is to make sure everyone knows your name. Though monogramming is nothing new — the practice dates all the way back to ancient Greek and Roman times — this recent batch of name-emblazoned items feels fresh thanks to unstuffy fonts and oversized lettering. And, with more and more downtown labels offering the service on pieces as varied as swimsuits and shoes, the detail is no longer reserved for the Lilly Pulitzer and Brooks Brothers set.
A stack of 14K gold filled and sterling silver hammered rings from Handmade at Amazon. Photo: Courtesy of Handmade at Amazon Etsy’s been the go-to portal for artisanal goods for nearly a decade, but that’s not stopping Amazon from encroaching into the startup’s territory. On Thursday, the e-commerce monolith launched “Handmade at Amazon,” a spinoff site that features handmade products ranging from jewelry and artwork to furniture, kitchen supplies, home décor, and bedding. “Knowing an item has a unique story behind it creates a personal experience that customers have told us makes owning handmade items special,” Amazon’s Peter Faricy said.
"The beauty selection has grown on Etsy as a result of people looking for alternatives to commercial ingredients and artificial fragrances,” notes Etsy’s merchandising manager, Emily Bidwell.
Phoebe Philo accessorized her SS 15 collection with hands made of porcelain that held coat collars closed. Then, Alexander Wang upped the ladylike factor at Balenciaga with pave ‘B’ pins on his coat collars for his resort show. In New York, a handful of models at Marc by Marc Jacobs wore printed, beaded, and tassled pins on their coats and jackets. One of the labels’ two designers, Luella Bartley, told Style.com the collection was full of, “hard-core idealism,” and indeed the pins did feel political.