Spring Break ’16 Must Haves

Your long-awaited spring break getaway is just around the corner and we hope you’re heading off to a warm, tropical destination for some serious R&R. But first…allow us to reduce the stress of packing with these DARA top spring break essentials. Bon Voyage!

  • These elegant turquoise Peruvian opal earrings, handmade by Lena Skadegard, are a staple spring accessory and guaranteed to complement any outfit!

    Peruvian Opal Earrings, $430.

    Shop Lena Skadegard.

  • Start your Spring Break packing process in style with a Tucker Robbins Weekender bag, handmade in Guatemala.

    Washed Crimson Weekender Bag, $395.

    Shop Tucker Robbins.

  • Don't forget the most essential vacation accessory - a peshtemel! Handwoven by artisans in Turkey, this towel does double duty and is great for the bath or the beach. A DARA Exclusive.

    Hazan Bath Towel Natural , $35.

    Shop DARA Collection.

  • Stand out with this one of a kind mother of pearl & lambskin belt by Simon Alcantara. A spring break must have!

    Mother of Pearl & Lambskin Belt , $800.

    Shop Simon Alcantara.

  • Handmade by Lemlem in Ethiopia, the smash maxi poncho is glamorous and trendy. This poncho, handwoven from sheer gauze cotton and finished hand twisted fringe, is a vacation essential!

    Amash Maxi Poncho - Black , $159.

    Shop Lemlem.

  • Treat yourself with some beautiful arm candy. Handmade by L.A. Cano, Colombian artisans have dipped this bracelet in five layers of 24- carrot gold and three patinas.

    Leaf Gold Cut Bracelet , $250.

    Shop L.A Cano .

  • We are absolutely obsessed with FROM THE ROAD's Sama Color Block Scarf! Handwoven by master weavers in Nepal, this sheer scarf is a sumptuous blend of cashmere and merino wool and providing incredible softness.

    Sama Color Block Scarf , $275.

    Shop From the Road.

  • Cover up with a sophisticated and light 100% baby alpaca cape. Handmade by Wayra, a Peruvian family enterprise specializing in the production of handmade textiles. A DARA Exclusive.

    DARA Alpaca Cape , $275.

    Shop Wayra.

  • We love these delicately stacked, chic rings! These rings are a perfect addition to any spring ensemble.

    V - Rings , $310.

    Shop Livewell Designs.

  • Carry your personal items in style with this chuspas inspired clutch, handwoven on a backstrap loom by País Textil. A DARA Exclusive.

    Red & White Arrow Clutch , $120.

    Shop País Textil.

  • Turquoise is a major trend this Spring, and Lena Skadegard continues to show us that it'll never go out of style. It is is steeped in lore and tradition, and is considered a healing and balancing stone. The sterling silver half moon pendant adds both elegance and beauty - a wonderful statement piece for your getaway!

    Turquoise Silver Pendant Necklace , $450.

    Shop Lena Skadegard.

  • This lightweight scarf, handmade by Tucker Robbins, is a must for spring! Dyed in an indigo bath using a traditional Ikat technique to create subtle gradations, the threads are then woven into a beautiful God's Eye pattern.

    God's Eye Ikat Scarf , $125.

    Shop Tucker Robbins.

Written by DARA Artisans.Mar 02, 2016
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