Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Village Find: Bohemian Cuff

This Bohemian Cuff is created from an Arizona Ice tea can that is wrapped in a white brass alloy. Very comfortable. One size fits all. $27 at hardwarebyrenee.com

Based in Oregon City, Oregon, Hardware by Renee is owned and operated by Renee Christopher, an artist and designer. She strives to create a line of strong, sexy, and smart handbags that easily transition from day to evenings. Inspired by her vision of today's woman, her line of products proves durability need not be dowdy, nor femininity fussy and fragile.

The handbags are designed with atypical items such as hardware and recycled materials. The collection features a range of modern colors with a clean urban style.

This speedy diva will save you many $$$ at the gas pump. She'll keep going and going without any wear and tear. Recycled from old inner-tube truck tires, scrap wood and reclaimed plumbing tubing, she'll make heads turn! Contains a snap for closure. $65 at hardwarebyrenee.com