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At Shopanthropic, while we are in the process of bringing our new collection for 2012, our existing collection already has many styles & colours that are complimenting trends for this Spring/Summer. We were all busy thinking about gifts and giving during the last couple months, but now it is time to pamper yourself a little too, by staying in style in the new year. To make this easy for you, we will be featuring some exclusive pieces from our collection based on the Spring 2012 accessory trends inspired by Harper’s Bazaar and Pantone Fashion Colour Report – Spring 2012. With our special prices and free shipping option (for limited time), your wallet will feel good and so will your mind!

Part One: Spring 2012 Accessory Collection inspired by Harper’s Bazaar

Inspired by Harper’s Bazaar Spring 2012 Accessories Report (an American fashion magazine), released near the end of 2011, we thought we would share some ethically-friendly, fashionable and unique ways of staying ahead of the trends this Spring season.

Tribal Touches: Exotic colours inspired by the Sahara or a deep tropical jungle, materials such as woods and metals, and unique cross-hatching, embroidery, needle-work and craftsmanship, will create a sure-fire hit in Spring 2012.

This hand-embroidered Indian Silk clutch is made by women artisans in the southern state of Karnataka, India with the cooperation of a society actively involved with the local community in restoring the traditional art & crafts of the region. By supporting them and promoting & marketing their handicrafts, the society is playing a significant role in ensuring regular fair income to its artisans and improving the quality of life of these craftswomen.

This necklace is made by artisans with the help of an individual cooperative in Northern India. With the help of this cooperative, these artisans are learning new techniques, working in a safe environment and earning sustainable livelihood.

This bracelet is made by an artisan cooperative in the Himalayan region of North India and consists mainly of women. This piece is made using local metal resembling local tribal culture. This artisan cooperative provides sustainable employment and is empowering women.

This 100% cotton stole is made through the cooperation of a women's enterprise with the intent of this project was to provide an alternative means of livelihood and income augmentation for the women of rural, tribal and urban slums of the region.

Saturated Sorbets: Light and fresh colours like mint, lavender, baby pink and orange sorbet will catch many eyes this Spring season. Consider these Shopanthropic pieces as affordable and ethical alternatives to the runway hits.

This green Agate pendant is made by a small artisan group in East Asia. By hand-wrapping stone with metal-finish wire, these artisans are creating exclusive pieces using their imagination and earning their livelihood.

These jute clutches are made by rural artisans and weavers in the state of Karnataka, India, with the support of a cooperative that is providing an alternative form of livelihood to women in the non-farming sector and is building rural economies by easing pressure on agriculture. In this cooperative, workers are receiving benefits such as annual bonus, subsidized food, health insurance and loans besides their fair earnings.

This Amethyst pendant is made by a small artisan group in East Asia. By hand-wrapping stone with metal-finish wire, these artisans are creating exclusive pieces using their imagination and earning their livelihood.

With the help of an individual cooperative of Northern India, this necklace is made by rural artisan women of the region. With the support of this cooperative, these artisan women are working towards improving their lives.

Futurism: Look for geometric angles and shiny metals to play up this trend in the spring! Here are some futuristic inspired pieces from Shopanthropic.

This necklace is made by an artisan cooperative in the Himalayan region of North India and consists mainly of women. This piece is made using local metal resembling local tribal culture. This artisan cooperative provides sustainable employment and is empowering women.

This bracelet is made by an artisan cooperative in the Himalayan region of North India and consists mainly of women. This piece is made using local metal resembling local tribal culture. This artisan cooperative provides sustainable employment and is empowering women.

Floral Fetishes: What is spring without the bloom of fresh flowers? Look for ornate patterns, and bright and natural colours, to satisfy your floral fetish.

This bracelet is made by an artisan cooperative in Northern India consists mainly of women. This piece is made of natural wood and hand-painted by women artisans. With the help of this cooperative, these artisan women are working towards improving their lives.

This silk scarf is made by the artisans, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, under a Handloom Cluster Development Scheme that is facilitating weavers’ with regular supply of basic raw material, upgrading weaving technology, and providing comprehensive welfare for them and their families.

This silk stole is made by the artisans, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, under a Handloom Cluster Development Scheme that is facilitating weavers’ with regular supply of basic raw material, upgrading weaving technology, and providing comprehensive welfare for them and their families.

Wrist Candy: Big statements on your wrist will make a big impact this season – look for striking wrist pieces that are chunky, wooden and sunny.

This bracelet is made by an artisan cooperative in Northern India consists mainly of women. This piece is made of natural wood and hand-painted by women artisans. With the help of this cooperative, these artisan women are working towards improving their lives.

This bracelet is made by an artisan cooperative in Northern India. This piece is made using local metal and this cooperative is providing secure and sustainable livelihood to these artisans.

By combining the spring traditions of vibrant florals and fresh colours, with futuristic and tribal inspired pieces, you will achieve the perfect accessories look for this Spring.

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