Category Archives: Fashion

Handmade fashion, high fashion, nerdy, cute, harajuku and other awesome styles of fashion all covered here at the Pop Shop America blog. Because your style is your own.

ACONAV Highlights Native American Fashion from the Southwest

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I first met ACONAV designer Loren Aragon at Phoenix Fashion Week’s ‘Shop Garment District’ last year. The event was a teaser of emerging designers, in anticipation of PHXFW’s annual runway shows at Talking Stick Resort, which took place in October 2016. ACONAV was launched in 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona, by Loren and Valentina Aragon. Loren is […]

Flower Girl Charm: Handmade Dresses by Monbebe Lagos

flower girl dresses by monbebe lagos

I’ve never seen anything more darling than the flower girl dresses by Monbebe Lagos! Florence Adeboye handcrafts gorgeous childrens dresses for parties, weddings, and other special occasions. Her Etsy shop is full of sweet, refined handmade dresses perfect for any little princess. I got to talk to Florence about her shop, being a maker, and all about […]

Emphatics Fashion Exhibit Opens at Phoenix Art Museum

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A few weeks ago, eager fashionistas and museum-goers in the Phoenix area, as well as a large group from Pittsburgh, flocked to Phoenix Art Museum for the grand opening of the exhibition Emphatics. Emphatics was a high-end lifestyle boutique in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and owned by James and Karin Legato. In the early 1960s, James started the business […]

Spoonsen Forksen – Upcycled Jewelry from Vintage Silverware

Elefork Spoonsen Forksen

When I first moved to Phoenix and started exploring all the local boutiques and such, I kept seeing these fun necklaces with elephant pendants that were crafted from forks. There were also numerous rings, again, crafted from forks and such. The brand behind Elefork and other fascinating jewelry, handcrafted from old silverware, is called Spoonsen […]

How to Plan and Style Your Own Vintage Photo Shoot

photoshoot blogger photographer Sofia Emm

When it comes to vintage and styling a vintage photo shoot, I’ve come to know a thing or two about making it work for me and the time allotted for the shoot. Some shoots have been spontaneous, while most are usually planned ahead of time.     Before I even reach out to my photographer, […]

Rasa Vil Jewelry: Magical & Intricate Art You Can Wear

Rasa Vilcinskaite Jewel Crown

I know that you know I spend way too much time and money on Etsy. However, my obsessive browsing really pays off when I come across artists like this one. Miss Rasa Vilcinskaite‘s bead-work is mind-blowing and vibrant and unique, and ah – I am just gushing over here! Welcome these wonderful creations to our Pop Shop Blog and […]

How to Make Easy Boho Leather Bracelets

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This leather was gifted to us by Endless Leather but we found lots of variety and easier shipping from We we’re not compensated however our blogs may contain other affiliate links. I love things that are handmade with fine quality supplies. That’s one of the greatest tricks to making extremely stylish design goods is having […]

Meet The Makers of Brass Thread: Unique Jewels Handcrafted in Texas

Close up of the Black Beaded Elephant with Tusks Pendant

I came across Brass Thread while shopping at our Holiday Pop Shop last year. Their work was with Skout Shop, an awesome jewelry collaborative for independent jewelers and selling one-of-a-kind handmade accessories. I have been obsessing over the tiny details and sweet rhinestone accents that really make Brass Thread pieces stand out. Though putting beads onto […]

See Animal Jewelry that will Transport You to a Woodland Forest

handmade enamel fox ring mary lou etsy shop

At Pop Shop America, we’re all about happy and beautiful products. We love goods that are well crafted from luxurious materials. When those items also happen to be completely unique we swoon! I just about fell out of my chair when I saw the Mary Lou Etsy Shop. Their handmade jewelry makes your feel transported […]