Most people’s adolescent years are filled with angst and uncertainty. But Molly Sharp had a crystal clear dream: to become a jeweler. Her self-proclaimed obsession with jewelry started early and has finally been realized: She and her husband recently completed the renovation of a 1966 Airstream trailer that she dubs a “traveling jewelry store.” It marks the opening of The Silver Soul, a “fun, funky, little place” that’s at once a workshop, a retail space, and a shiny start to the couple’s bright future.
When’s the last time you received an actual handwritten card or thoughtful trinket instead of a text or random “like” on that social site all the kids are on nowadays? Yeah, we can’t remember either.
Sara Selepouchin is bringing back the art of thoughtful and small gestures in a big way with her handcrafted card and gift shop, Occasionette in Philadelphia.
Kate dePara jumped needle-first into the fashion world because she couldn’t find anything she wanted to personally wear – or, if she did find a piece she loved, it was well out of her price range. So she set out with an ambitious dream for her own clothing line, Evens.