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Silk Eye Masks

Austin, Texas $89;

Lisa Davis, the founder of the Austin, Texas, handbag company Hampton Road Designs, has an accessories closet that would make a fashion editor envious. “I gravitate toward purses and jewelry and shoes,” Davis says, because anyone can wear them, no matter their size. But she never loved donning scarves, beautiful though they are. Her search for alternative ways to show off those elegant designs by the likes of Hermès, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton led to Hampton Road’s Heirloom Collection, which stars one-of-a-kind eye masks made using vintage silk scarves from Vestiaire Collective, a Parisian online retailer for pre-owned, authenticated designer duds. Davis and her husband, Bruce, pattern and cut the scarves before the San Antonio tailor Calley Rivera stitches the final product, adding organic, allergen-free cotton stuffing for comfort and structure. Bonus: They’re machine washable (on the gentle cycle).



Blacksburg, Virginia $185–$235;

While juggling three children and working a marketing gig from home, Dominique Paye acquired a uniform of tired athleisure wear. “There was this disconnect between who I saw myself as and how I presented myself to the world,” she says. Paye realized she lacked staples that offered comfort without sacrificing style or quality. As did the market. So she quit her job and launched Field Trip, focusing on well-made blouses. A program through the Carolina Textile District—which links makers to domestic supply chains—connected Paye with Sew Co., a female-run North Carolina factory where she worked with veteran patternmaker John Daina-Palermo, whose résumé includes Oscar de la Renta. Paye’s sophisticated pieces come in three silhouettes: the flutter sleeve, half sleeve, and balloon sleeve. Made from

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