For Washington women yearning to find unique pieces on a budget, Etsy.com—which sells handmade and vintage items ranging from T-shirts and hair accessories to bespoke suits and ball gowns—is a great option if you know where to look. Every week, Amber Taylor finds Etsy’s best, whether you’re dressing for an A-list event or brightening up a trusty dress.
Etsy has a broad selection of custom-made formal clothes and office wear, but it also has tons of options that are suitable for laid-back weekends and casual get-togethers.
Relax and drift along in this A-line skirt in a paper-plane print. Zoechen, $58.
Stay comfortable and stylish in a flowing kimono top with a vintage print by PyxusPassionProject. $70.
Summer storms got you down? This colorful tunic could perk you up on a cloudy day. Lindensimone, $50.
The name of this Paulalafargue dress is "get a job," but it's more suitable for R&R. Paulalafargue, $98.
Buttons and a lace outline accent the bust of this simple romper. Custom colors are available. Patriciavalery, $58.
Shihar's Turnaround Top lets you fold back its bat-wing sleeves to reveal toned arms. $74.
This bubble skirt by Birdapparel has a fun and versatile confetti print and a wide contrasting waistband. $30.