Manhattan – West Village
13 Eighth ave between Jane and W 12th Sts
This company specializes in goods made without real fur or leather of any kind. The handmade, one-of-a-kind wares include Material Things boxy graphic-print fabric handbags ($105-$140), Holly Aiken's expandable satchels made form recycled wood chips ($112-$146), and Sanrio's riotously colorful hand-knit scarves, hates and capes--some with hot-pink faux feather trim (from $135). Co-owner Alex Guzman's line of gold lamé evening bags, which are embellished with embroidered flower appliques is perfect for any animal lover who wouldn't be caught dead in a hemp sack.
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