Alex & Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian uses her jewelry collection to spread "positive energy ... enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit." The collection A Squared by Alex & Ani features chic, boho chandelier earrings, cocktail rings, and other designs made from resin, silver- and gold-plated chain, and clustered beads. Every piece is handcrafted from colorful vintage stones and recycled metals to ensure a low carbon footprint, making them the perfect accessories for the eco-conscious fashion fan. Based in Rhode Island, Rafaelian founded her company in 2004 and named it after her two oldest daughters; her niece, Rachel Rafaelian, serves as head designer of Alex & Ani's retro-chic Vintage Sixty-Six line.
More than 50 brands from under $50? We’d say there’s no time like the present to revamp your wardrobe with handbags, boots and jewelry for the New Year. Find cross-body bags from Alexis Hudson, rain boots from Hunter and studded leather cuffs from Nicole Apostoli for Presh. Plus, platform shoes and peep-toe pumps from DKNY and Kathryn Amberleigh, and fab finds from Grace Chan, Lorelei, AV Max and oh so much more!