Monday, May 28, 2012

unCORKed

Summertime is the perfect time to accessorize with natural materials. Straw bags and hats have been a summer staple for, well, a long time.

Maybe it's because bulletin boards are being replaced with trendy chalkboard walls and magnetic whiteboards... cork is totally making a comeback in a new way: accessories! It seems a little strange, yes? But cork is actually pretty cute, especially for shoes, handbags, and other accessories. It's not something that you'd want a million pieces in, but a few here and there in your summer wardrobe and I think you're good to go.

I pulled some of my favorite cork pieces. Tons of brands have incorporated cork in one way or another:


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What do you think of the cork trend? Is it something you'd want to incorporate into your summer wardrobe?

xoxo


7 comments :

  1. I love those Kate Spade flats! I've been lusting for a pair for the longest time.

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  2. I just got these http://www.jackrogersusa.com/navajo-classic-napa-valley-flat-15 last week, and I'm loving them!

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  3. Those TOMs wedges are really cute! I love wearing cork or woven wedges during the summer.

    SHF
    thechroniclesofs.blogspot.com

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  4. Hi Carly,

    I'm a recent college graduate myself and I've been reading your blog for years . This is my first time commenting I just wanted to share a link that has brought me great perspective during the last semester--

    http://www.marcandangel.com/2010/12/27/101-short-stories-that-will-leave-you-smiling-crying-and-thinking/

    It's really inspiring and has given me a fresh look on life when things get a little stressful and the future uncertain and has cheered me up many times when I've felt overwhelmed :) just wanted to pass it along

    Thanks for a wonderful blog!

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  5. I love cork! I'd love to get a pair of cork heels!

    katiesbliss.com

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  6. As much as I am in to trends and fashion, I can't say I will be jumping on to the bandwagon. However, am dying over the Kate Spade flats in the left corner - but I would love those in any material.

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  7. Hadn't heard of this trend until now. I really like the belt, bangle, and watch though!

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