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Delicious arm candy can be had with Shashi’s Tilu tile bracelets ($38) pack a punch of color, shine, texture and are one size fits all. The Find, 133 W. Wayne Street, 260.203.3498, thefindfw.com

Located in an intimate space, HD Esthetics offers a full slate of modern and classic skincare services. Owner and esthetician Hailey Durban established her menu of services as treatment packages rather than a la carte services. Clients select blocks of time ranging from 45 minutes ($50) to 120 minutes ($120); Durban then analyzes the skin and discusses customized treatments that can be performed during the allotted time. She said it is important to keep in mind the longer the time scheduled, the more services she can incorporate, including LED Light Therapy, Dermaplane, Extractions and High Frequency, Infusion Pen, Enzyme and Facial Massage. The spa also offers soothing and healing oncology approved treatments. Its retail shelves are stocked with at-home products and tools. 3525 Lake Avenue, 260.233.2299, hdestheticshop.com

With roots in fiber arts and crafts, crochet is enjoying a major upgrade, thanks to high-end fashion designers like Marni, Stella McCartney and Kate Spade New York. Locally, retailers are stocking crochet sweaters and tops. The Crochet bralettes are perfect to wear under a blouse with just a hint of the handiwork peeking out. If wearing crochet clothing isn’t for you, you can still enjoy the trend with crochet earrings by local makers Knotoday (knotodaystudio.com) or The Jonesy Co. (thejonesyco.com). Urban Hippie, 534 W. Berry Street, 260.420.4479, theurbanhippie.biz; The Local, 14411 Lima Road, 260.316.6419, shopthelocalboutique.com

There is nothing better than a Weekend of Women. In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8) Creative Women of the World is offering a few in-store events. Put a little spring in your step at its Spring Sip & Share, Friday, March 6, 3 – 5 pm, and enjoy drinks, snacks and a preview of its new spring offerings. Enjoy knowing your shopping makes an impact in the lives of other women around the world as you have the opportunity to mingle with some incredible local females. 125 W. Wayne Street, 260.267.9048, gocwow.org

Help House to Home celebrate its new home on The Landing. This local furniture and home décor boutique is owned by two mom-bosses, Emily Baker and Beth Stutzman, who have figured a great way to offer a constant flow of new stuff showcasing the latest styles and trends at really good prices. The store’s grand re-opening is March 7, and you are likely to find something grand for your home. 110 W. Columbia Street, 260.267.0620, housetohomefw.com


For Your Ears Only

Fort Wayne is filled with makers of unique earring designs & styles. Ofabz (ofabz.co) is a collection of pompom earrings that can be mixed into various combos to create a bespoke pair. Knotoday Studio (knotodaystudio.com) and The Jonsey Co. (thejonesyco.com) make crocheted hoops and danglers with a boho chic vibe inspired by the makers’ unique wall hangings. Moody Jewelry (etsy.com/shop/moodyjewelryshop) and Chasms Collection (chasmscollection.com) feature whimsical and geometric shapes made from polymer clay. Dashing & Dapper (dashinganddapperadornments.com) have taken leather feather earrings to the next level with a wide variety of textures, prints and colors, and an It Takes Two style by Windsong Chic allows the wearer to customize its earrings in four different ways. The Hedge uses high-end leathers to create earrings that look like mysterious, fringed eyes, 1016 Broadway, 260.387.5237, thehedgefw.com. These local brands can also be found at local retailers including: Fancy & Staple, 1111 Broadway, 260.422.2710, shopfancyandstaplefw.com; the FIND, 133 W. Wayne Street, 260.203.3498, thefindfw.com; and Idlehour Boutique, 526 W. Jefferson Boulevard, 260.420.1000, idlehourboutique.com


Annual Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

April 15 – 19

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Find new bags to pack at the company’s biggest sale of the year. Special shopping sessions ($5/person) and VIP tickets ($75/person) are available 7:30 am – 8:30 pm, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 8 am – 8 pm, Saturday and 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday are free and open to the public. All proceeds from the VIP ticket sales benefit the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. And if you are looking for a specific bag pattern or style that couldn’t be found at the sale, head over to Vera Bradley’s flagship retail store and get 25% off your purchase April 15 – 19. Jefferson Pointe, 4120 W. Jefferson Boulevard. Verabradley.com




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