5 Products for Fall: Stylish MN-Made Statements

Fair-trade coffee, a wraparound scarf, some new frames—all locally made for fall’s fresh start
A moth hair accessory, handmade by Ann Erickson
A moth hair accessory, handmade by Ann Erickson

Photo by Ann Erickson

Ann Erickson

A full-time metalsmith, Ann Erickson crafts beautifully simple pieces in sterling and brass that are perfect for everyday wear. Each handmade hair accessory (shown here) is stylish enough to be noticed and timeless enough to become a signature. From $58, annerickson.com

The Woodland wraparound scarf by Delina White (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe), of I Am Anishinaabe
The Woodland wraparound scarf by Delina White (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe), of I Am Anishinaabe

Photo by Delina White

I Am Anishinaabe

Delina White (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) is the genius behind I Am Anishinaabe. She honors her heritage with traditional materials and techniques, and also the natural environment. The collection caters “to women, men, and two-spirits so they may feel strength and pride within themselves.” Woodland wraparound scarf, $125, iamanishinaabe.com

A quilted tote made by Arianna Caggiano, of Quilt Queen
A quilted tote made by Arianna Caggiano, of Quilt Queen

Courtesy of Quilt Queen

Quilt Queen

Arianna Caggiano, the “quilt queen,” designs and quilts works that are equal parts function and art. From pouches and pillows to baby quilts and wall hangings, each piece is one-of-a-kind. Caggiano also offers quilt patterns for the maker in us all. Quilted tote, $225, quiltqueenstudio.com

Emiliani Coffee
Emiliani Coffee

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Emiliani Coffee

Emiliani Coffee is named after Saint Jerome Emiliani, the patron saint of lost children. For every bag of fair-trade coffee sold, an investment is made in foster and adoption care organizations. The company is part of Fight for Something, a Minneapolis-based organization that has built brands (Northern Glasses, Custom and Kind) with social missions. From $17.99, emilianicoffee.com

Eyebobs
The Old Sport, by Eyebobs

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Eyebobs

The Old Sport (pictured here) is part of the latest collection created by Chelsey Wright, Eyebobs’ new head of design. Since 2001, the company has redefined glasses in the Twin Cities and beyond and now offers blue light and prescription lenses that are just as cool as those original readers that started it all. From $89, eyebobs.com

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