Mountain Retreat Essentials ’16

unspecified-1Although the groundhog did not see its shadow this year, there is still time to purchase items for your spring mountain retreat! Now’s a great time to spice up your winter wardrobe with the latest trends. We’ve assembled a roundup of our favorite, beautifully handmade picks for the mountains.

  • Bundle up with the Brown Yak Nomad Nest Shaw by Norlha. This warm and stylish shawl is handwoven with incredibly soft yak wool from the Tibetan plateau.

    Brown Yak Nomad Nest Shawl , $499.

    Shop Norlha.

  • This Natural Burlap Weekender Bag, handmade in Guatemala by Tucker Robbins, is a convenient size to pack all of your weekend items. This bag combines rustic burlap textile with chestnut brown suede handles.

    Natural Burlap Weekender Bag , $395.

    Shop Tucker Robbins.

  • This full length wool coat with vintage silk trim is chic and sure to turn heads! This coat is handmade by Zarif and handcrafted by artisans in Afghanistan.

    Wool Coat with Vintage Trim , $899.

    Shop Zarif Design.

  • This luxurious cape elevates one of the season's most coveted trends. From The Road's founder, Susan Easton, collaborated with Nepalese master artisans by taking handspun cashmere from Tibet and weaving it into thin strips, creating this poncho. A DARA Exclusive.

    Cashmere Padra Whipstitch Cape , $829.

    Shop From the Road.

  • This stylish backpack is an easy way to keep your items with you at all times - even on vacation! Handmade by Martinez C. in Colombia, this simplistic leather backpack with subtle brass hardware is a must have for your travels. A DARA Exclusive.

    Red Leather Backpack , $250.

    Shop Martinez C.

  • Wrap yourself up in this yana stone cashmere scarf! This luxurious scarf, handwoven by master weavers in Nepal, embodies true luxury with superior softness and brings an element of cozy sophistication to any fall wardrobe.

    Yana Stone Scarf , $195.

    Shop From the Road.

  • Jetset in style with this leather travel wallet hand-molded by Portland design brand The Good Flock. Made from vegetable - tanned leather, this wallet will never go out of style and will continue to keep you organized during your travels.

    Leather Travel Wallet , $79.

    Shop The Good Flock.

  • Snuggle up with a good book, hot chocolate and this hand-loomed throw made of 100% soft, fine alpaca. A DARA Exclusive.

    Baby Alpaca Striped Throw , $119.

    Shop Wayra.

  • These rose gold diamond disc earrings exude confidence, elegance and beauty. Their delicate size makes them perfect for everyday wear, or for a night out on the town! Handmade by Livewell Designs.

    Diamond Disc Earrings Rose Gold , $975.

    Shop Livewell Designs.

Written by DARA Artisans.Mar 02, 2016
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