Finishing Touches

I’m a bit of sucker for fall fashion. Although I welcome warm weather with open arms, I also have a penchant for slipping on a snuggly sweater or kickin’ pair of boots. For whatever reason, fall tends to be one of the primo seasons that women re-evaluate and update their wardrobes. Whether or not that’s in the cards for you this year, I’m going to suggest investing in a few new accessories to make last year’s favourite knit dresses and cardigans feel fresh again.


And if you’re game, I’ve got a wonderful U.S.- based designer to introduce you to. Stansberry is the brainchild of designer Natalie Morrow – the name is a lovely tribute to her mother and grandmother. The line consists of jewelry and accessories that honestly have a pretty universal appeal. The pieces are on-trend without being trend whorish, and timeless without feeling stale.

Stansberry Infinity Scarves

Take for example, these beautiful batik print scarves ($38 each). The infinity style is still very of the moment while the tribal global print easily punches up any outfit. This is such a perfect, special gift for your best friend or mom’s birthday because, as I noted, what woman wouldn’t want this in her wardrobe? Word to the wise: Stansberry will soon have a line of cuddly knit scarves to add to these ones, ideal for the increasingly chilly days.

Stansberry Foldover CLutches

As much as I heart big giant purses, my sister has impressed on me that swapping a few key essentials from your day-to-day bag to a smaller clutch can be a nice relief – not to mention a way to sleek up your wardrobe. Stansberry has a gorgeous line of uber-soft lambskin leather clutches ($98 each) in fall-friendly shades. As a bonus? They also double as tablet cases for your weekday warrior persona. I also adore the flocked velvet leopard clutch as an animal-friendly alternative ($68). A lovely choice for your sister’s Christmas or birthday present – especially for, say, the same sister that advised you to invest in clutches in the first place.

Stansberry Jewelry

Finally, the bulk of Stansberry’s pieces can be found in the jewelry section. Gold and silver plated / filled pieces keep the price down without sacrificing style – there’s a slightly rocker edge to many of the items, thanks to a hint of bling, spikes or chevron. That being said, many others simply scream sweetness thanks to their heart and flower motifs or delicate detailing. I like these as anniversary gifts for those of you that aren’t that into anniversaries. It still says you care and that you’ve scouted out something special and sweet, but it’s not a ridiculous splurge on a $1,000 diamond tennis bracelet. Which one do you think you’ll get more use out of, really?

Stansberry Prizing

The good news is, Stansberry has wholly reasonable shipping rates to Canada – just $7 – making them a retailer you should be adding to your holiday shopping lists in the very near future (or you know, your holiday wish list). The better news is, I’ve got a glam prize pack for one lucky gal, consisting of the leopard clutch and a spiked bracelet to help you update your fall look in a snap. Here’s how to enter:

1) Leave a comment by October 15th with a link back to your favourite item on the Stansberry website AND your favourite featured monogram gift idea from this post.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around October 16th to select the winner, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible for this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Check out Natalie Morrow and Stansberry on Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest. Like ’em, interact with ’em (via Tweet tagging, Facebook commenting, and Pinterest repinning) and leave links back to your activities below to score up to 3 bonus entries.

62 Responses to “Finishing Touches”
  1. Debbie Bashford says:

    I like the Hematite Chevron Brass Cuff
    and I am a purse/tote/clutch fan and so I love love love that leopard clutch

  2. Taps says:

    I like the Hematite Chevron Brass Cuff
    and I love the batik scarves..

  3. Julie G. says:

    I like the Chevron Necklace in Hematite/Gunmetal
    I think the batik scarves are lovely.

  4. Thanks for telling me about this designer. Such great stuff that will make great gifts this Xmas for all my besties.

  5. Susan says:

    My favourite item on the Stansberry website is the Textured Heart Necklace in Pewter.
    I also like the Batik Infinity Scarf in Grey/Blue as featured in your post.

  6. Annie Demill says: I love the scarves especially this one.
    Along with the scarves I love the leopard print clutch

    following on twitter :

    liked on facebook and left a comment :

    following on Pinterest and repinned under Style Wish List 🙂 :

  7. Joan G says:

    I’m a big fan of the Rhinestone & Spike Brass Cuff.

    I really like the Orange Lambskin Clutch – it has fall written all over it.

  8. Andrea K says:

    The black lambskin leather clutch is amazing!!! I love it:) And this cuff – I’m a huge fan of cuffs an this one has the edge that makes it a little out of the ordinary:) Thanks for sharing!

  9. Maria G. says:

    love the leopard clutch!

  10. Louise says:

    I like the Hematite Chevron Brass Cuff
    and I love the batik scarves..

  11. Victoria Ess says:

    I love the Leather Fold-Over Clutch in Charcoal Grey, and I also love the batik print scarves from this post.

  12. Donna L. says:

    I like this orange clutch
    and my favourite from this post is the leopard clutch

  13. gmamaye says:

    I like all the lambskin leather clutches

  14. Donna L. says:

    I Liked them on Facebook as Donna Lyn and commented

  15. darlene boyle says:


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  17. kathy wilson says:

    the orange clutch and the double heart pendant

  18. stacey h says:

    my fav from the website is the spike necklace
    and from this post i really like the purple batik scarve

  19. crescenza2 says:

    My favourite is the textured heart necklace in pewter:
    My favourite on this page is the leopard clutch.

  20. Suzanne G says:

    My favourite monogrammed gift idea is the Hand Painted Still Life Monogram by Anthropologie

  21. Suzanne G says:

    My favourite on Stansberry is the Leather Fold Over Clutch in Mustard

  22. nicolthepickle says:

    I really like the cuff bracelet you pictured.
    And this necklace.

  23. Leah says:

    i like the leather fold over clutch and I like the leopard fold over clutch in this post too

  24. Angela Ethier says:

    I love these earrings….
    And I also love the yellow lambskin clutch and the purple batik scarf.

  25. Anne Derkat says:

    I like the jewellery, especially the gold cuff and the spiky necklace

  26. aly3360 says:

    I love the pave drop earrings in grey

    and my fav item from the post is the lab skin clutches.

    ayoung3360 (at) hotmail (dot) com

  27. Audrey Skinner says:

    Love the Hematite Brass Cuff Bracelet.

  28. Diane says:

    Like the hammered bead necklace. and from this post the batik scarves

  29. Dayna Wilson says:

    I looove the leopard print clutch.. and also the triple star necklace:

    My favourite item from this post is the leopard clutch.

  30. Lisa says:

    I like the spike earrings in grey and gold.

    My favourite item is the leopard cluth.

  31. I really like the Rhinestond necklace And from this post I love the pink infinity scarf.

  32. Linda Peters says:
    and from this post I like the Hematite Brass Cuff bracelet, thanks for the chance

  33. Alison K says:

    My favourite item on the Stansberry website is the, “Leather Fold-Over Clutch in Charcoal Grey” AND my favourite featured (monogram?) gift idea from this post is the “batik print scarves”.

    Bonus Entry: following @stansberrystyle & tweeted

  34. 1) My favourite item on the Stansberry website are the Pave Drop Earrings in Topaz ( AND I don’t see anything that is monogrammed in your post so I can’t comment on that; however I love the beautiful batik print scarves!

  35. Bonus Entry 1: I Follow Natalie Morrow and Stansberry on Twitter. Tweet:

  36. Bonus Entry 3 : I Follow Stansberry on Pinterest (pinecone8). I repined/commented:

  37. Becka says:

    My favourite from both the post and the website is the mustard yellow foldover clutch!
    So cute!

  38. Brittany Cole says:
    I LOVE this clutch, It’s seriously my new favorite thing ever. My favorite monogrammed item is actually the little initial necklace you had in your other post.

  39. Aimee says:

    Couldn’t get a link from their site but I love the orange clutch

  40. Sara says:

    Love all of the chevron scarves!

    Love the black leather clutch on this page too!

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