Yeah, it'd be nice to go out and get a new celebratory dress for the New Year's Eve festivities. But that perfect dress probably requires the cash you spent on showering the fam with presents. Instead, find something vintage, gussy it up with some jewels from local designers and invest in some pieces you can rock year 'round.


This sweet, hand-hammered bow necklace ($48) hangs delicately from a silk rope and is even lovelier in person. Find it at or in-store at Souchi (2332 NW Irving St., 221-1200). By Hazel Cox.

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Stack them atop one another or play them up on alternate fingers. This assortment of six circles ($51) comes in various styles and finishes (oxidized and shiny) and are all hand-formed. Find them on under soloartworks by Nicole Solo.


This link and chain necklace ($160) is a conversation piece. Each shape is soldered together for added character and texture. Visit for more hand-made works by Amanda Horton.