Despite the best of intentions and planning, sometimes things just don’t go the way you planned. I only take one medicine. Over the past year, that medicine has made me increasingly tired to the bone and short of breath. By a quirk of fate (and a change of ownership), I ended up having to find … More The Best Laid Plans…
I bill my handbags as: “Convertible. Eco-friendly. Made in the U.S.A.” While that’s a lovely slogan, nothing speaks louder than a picture. So, I created “The Anatomy of a JoJo Mac Clutch” to show all the details of our handbags in one visual. I’ll expand on the features below: Felted Wool Shell – The shell … More The Anatomy of a JoJo Mac Clutch
Now through March 17th, our green clutches are 25% off! I love the Spring Green Clutch. The color is bright, yet comforting. The color reminds me of the color of grass and moss when it first starts growing in the spring. Against the brown of dirt and tree bark, it almost glows, especially in the … More St. Patrick’s Day Sale!
Recently, Pantone announced their Top 10 Colors for Fall 2016. With the exception of Bodacious (purple, bottom right), these colors are timeless fall/winter choices. From top left to bottom right, the colors are: Riverside Airy Blue Dusty Cedar Warm Taupe Spicy Mustard Lush Meadow Aurora Red Sharkskin Potter’s Clay Bodacious The two shades of blue … More Pantone’s Top 10 Colors For Fall 2016
The Fall/Winter Designer Collections hit New York City again last week at New York Fashion Week. Everyone has their own sensibilities as to what was the best of the week. I humbly present a few of mine. I love the Anna Sui piece on the featured image. Quite a few designers seem to only work in black, white, or … More The Best of New York Fashion Week
Anyone interested in fashion has probably heard of Fashion Week, where designers showcase their newest styles over the period of a week. There are Fashion Weeks all over the globe – New York, London, Milan, and Paris, just to name a few. Every week is Fashion Week somewhere around the world. Right now, Fashion Week … More Small Boutique Fashion Week
The world population keeps growing, and so does our need for clothing. The “fast fashion” industry churns out more clothes than ever. And we throw away more clothes than ever. How can the planet continue to sustain this cycle? Fast fashion giants, like Zara and H&M, are ignoring the traditional Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter fashion cycles … More Sustainability in Fashion
I love Purse Charms and Zipper Pulls. I put them on everything. Especially on the zippers of my handbags. … More For The Love Of Purse Charms
Our handbags are hand-crafted in the U.S.A. using highly experienced artisans. We strive to use high quality yarns and accessories in our products. We don’t design our handbags to fall apart after a season or two. They are built to last. Knitting then felting our handbags takes time. Sewing in the linings, all of which are stitched … More Hand-crafted in the U.S.A.
Our handbags are made of knitted then felted wool. Why wool? Because it’s natural (i.e., not man-made), eco-friendly, and sustainable. That’s just the start of it’s wonderful properties. Wool comes from sheep. Sheep are sheered once or twice a year, then the fiber is cleaned, carded, and spun into yarn. Depending on the breed, one sheep … More Eco-friendly, Sustainable, and Wonderful