Owl Jewelry

I was interviewed by my local newspaper this week.

It was both fun and weird to be on the other side of the questions and the camera — especially on a day when I felt oh-so-pregnant. When the reporter asked me what my style trademarks were, I actually had to think a minute.

Owl Necklace from O'Day Cache
From O’Day Cache

I said I wear a lot of classic shapes in blacks, grays and vivid colors. I love contrasting patterns — especially stripes and skulls — and prefer boots and scarves over heels and purses. Then I realized I probably should have mentioned owl jewelry, because I’m amassing quite a collection.

Vintage Owl Necklace
This necklace is vintage, but you can buy one like it here

This vintage gold necklace is the one that started it all. If you read my Stripes and Suede post, you already know that my Grandma J. has the same one, which is a weird coincidence and yet another sign that we need to go shopping together more often.

Owl Bracelet from My Best Friend's Closet
From My Best Friend’s Closet in Moorhead

I’m not sure why I’m so drawn to these little guys — I don’t even particularly like birds — but I just can’t seem to pass them up.

Owl Necklace from Oh Suzanne
From Oh Suzanne in West Fargo

At what point does a collection become a style trademark? What items do you find yourself drawn to again and again?

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Alicia Underlee Nelson

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