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Spring to It: Local designers, original styles

Handcrafted shoes. Upcycled marquee lights. Jewelry, scarves, and surfboards. Ventura County is brimming with indie entrepreneurs and their one-off wares. Here, a spring-inspired selection of finds from nine of your neighbors.

Curated by Valerie Velazquez of Meet Your Makers (meetyourmakers.org) and Mariana Schulze.



Stewart + Brown High Low cinch skirt in black sand dot print, $118. Open Tie cardigan in silver, $104. stewartandbrown.com

Catlin Blair Harvey Koru earrings, $76. Stepping Stones necklace, $295. Bound Earth bracelet (left hand), $250. Simple Riveting bracelet, $360. Simple Riveting ring (1 stone), $110. Simple Riveting ring (2 stones), $150. Coast ring, $125. River ring, $110. catlinblair.com

Agnete Todd Masina solid black handmade canvas shoes, $235. estsy.com/shoes/chipshoes

Scott Coppersmith Designs Heart marquee light, $400. scottcoppersmithdesigns.com

Photos: Mariana Schulze marianaschulze.com

Assistant: Sasha Bujnak

Model: Emily Rose Turner

Hair and Makeup: Sheila Raye Stone sheilarayestone.com

Paintings and Lamps: Martha and Christie Kelly

Shot at spacemonkeycreative studio, Ojai spacemonkeycreative.com



Stewart + Brown Claribel drape dress in sandstone dot print, $171.

Catlin Blair Harvey Del Mar earrings, $160. Trilogy necklace, $150 each. Stegosaurus bracelet (r. hand), $600. Stella ring, $160. See previous page for other items.

Agnete Todd Masina multicolored textile shoes, $235.

Scott Coppersmith Designs ‘50s Star marquee light, $400.



Fanny Penny Designs Batik tunic, $75. Indigo felted scarf, $75. thislittlecoyote.com

Photos: Mariana Schulze

Model: Gina Cowden



Boys and Arrows Thelma the Thug bikini, $92.

Paula Tapia Organic cotton and alpaca yoga shawl, $49.95. yogashawl.com

Model: Paula Tapia



Hoyte designs Daisy Love custom surfboard (hoytesurfboards.com) with art by Jay Vigon (jayvigon.com), priceless. In memory of Daisy Love Merrick, this board will be auctioned off at ncljuniorsventura.org to raise money for the Children’s Cancer and Blood Diseases Program.

TigerOwl Designs California Dreamin’ organic cotton shirt, $28. tigerowldesigns.com

Catlin Blair Harvey Supernova necklace, $180. Simply Riveting bracelet, $360. Bound Earth bracelet (r. hand), $250. Stegosaurus bracelet, $600. Talisman bracelet (l. hand), $105. One-stone Simply Riveting ring (r. hand), $110. Coast ring (l. hand), $125.

Paula Tapia Yoga shawl, $49.95.

Boys and Arrows Peggy the Party Animal bikini in mojave zag print, $94. boysandarrows.com

Photos: Mariana Schulze

Assistant: Nathalie Raijmakers

Model: Paula Tapia



Fanny Penny Designs Ghana sac dress, $150.

Flag necklace, $75.

Photos: Mariana Schulze

Model: Gina Cowden



Stewart + Brown Flora dress in sandstone dot print, $186.

Agnete Todd Audrey leather calfskin mix color shoes, $275. Anna yellow calfskin sandals, $175.

Scott Coppersmith Designs World Map marquee light, $800.

Catlin Blair Harvey Cascade necklace, $160. Stargazer necklace, $185. Simply Riveting cuff in pink leather (r. hand), $285. Simply Riveting cuff in sandstone leather (l. hand), $285. Simply Riveting cuff in pink leather (l. hand), $175. River Ring (r.), $110. Simply Riveting 2-stone ring (r.), $150. Stella ring (l.), $160. Simply Riveting 1-stone ring (l.), $110.

03-01-2013

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