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    A PLACE FOR MINTS OR PILLS, CANNABIS OR CASH - EVERYONE NEEDS A CUTE BÔITE FOR THEIR STASH

    A PLACE FOR MINTS OR PILLS, CANNABIS OR CASH - EVERYONE NEEDS A CUTE BÔITE FOR THEIR STASH
    Medication is a necessity to some, recreational and social for others, but is stigmatized by others. Tucking your "stash"  of pills, powders, poultice, cash or grass in a decorative box or jar like any of the ones presented here allows for both convenience, social acceptability, as well as complete and total cuteness

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    WINKY'S CAT CALL - A CRY FOR HELP IN WHAT TO CALL OUR CATS

    WITHOUT FIRST NAME or PET NAME, NOM de GUERRE or PLUME, A CAT WITH NO NAME HAS A FUTURE OF GLOOM

    Many years ago when we gave our cat family a home and placed them in the attentive care of Winky.  We never thought these 7 cats would go on to become our most loved and talked about collection....... a customer favorite across almost every product category.  We also have discovered, 2 of our felines arrived with names while 5 came nameless and have been for 30 years.  

    INTRODUCING: MAX OUR NOT SO INNOCENT MALE WITH 5 OF 9 LIVES REMAINING

    INTRODUCING: HENRIETTA, A RESCUE, WITH STREET SMARTS, AND A HEAVY DEEP PURR 

    We are asking for your help in naming our cats, we ask that you submit a cat or all 5 and your name choice(s) - as a comment either on this blog post or  the appropriate Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter post, if we select yours, on Thursday the 23 of November you will be rewarded!  Handsomely

    SPRING 2016: YEAR OF THE DAISY

    SPRING 2016: YEAR OF THE DAISY

    THE DAISY

    THE SPRING 2016 POWER FLOWER 

    The New York Times heralded this to be the year of the Daisy

     

    Winky&Dutch has never underestimated the power of this flower

    Adjustable Band Bangle $24

     

     Did you know Winky&Dutch has many things in common with the Daisy?

    1. Both have been featured in the Home&Garden Section of The NYTimes

    2. Both W&D and the Daisy have been featured in New York Magazine

    3. Both are cheap & cheerful

    4. Both will make you look twice

    5. Suitable for tastes that run from high fashion to soccer mom to street style

     

    charm $14

    We are thrilled the NY Times sees the daisy as the flower of the year, but we think it is timeless.  See all things Daisy&Floral and shop them here

    Get any of the floral collection in the flower power shop for 50%off and free shipping by using code NIFTYFIFTY at checkout  pass it on.

    Sale ends 2/27/2016

     

     

    #TBT: CIRCA 1992 - McCALL'S BEST BUYS FOR FALL

    #TBT FASHION FLASHBACK

    McCALL'S HAILS FALL WITH A CALL TO ALL ANNOUNCING
    THE FIVE BEST BUYS IN FASHION FOR DRESSING LIKE ANNIE HALL

    The image on the right shows a cluster of charms and a locket by Winky&Dutch.

    While the team at Winky&Dutch loves a menswear trend, we say wear accents vs. head to toe. Shop the menswear trend the Winky&Dutch way, with a hounds tooth inspired pattern in jewelry.  Click the link to shop the collection

     

    The 18mm Medallion Necklace

             The Charm

    The Adjustable Band Bangle Bracelet

    Enjoy 25% off your purchase at shopwinky.com with discount code NEW25OFF

     

    TBT: WHEN WINKY GOT SASSY

    It was January 1996 and thanks to the 'grunge' trend, the world of fashion was a drab flannel place.  Other than Betty Rubble becoming a Flintstone Vitamin, there wasn't much to celebrate in the pop culture centric world of fashion.  But then it happened, Winky&Dutch got Sassy. [caption id="attachment_2767" align="aligncenter" width="960"]SASSY MAGAZINE FUN FACTS -Sassy Hired Chloë Sevigny off the street, as an intern credited with discovering her -Editor staff split between Australia & USA -Focus: American ten girls who like indie rock SASSY MAGAZINE FUN FACTS
    -Sassy Hired Chloë Sevigny off the street, as an intern credited with discovering her
    -Editor staff split between Australia & USA
    -Focus: American ten girls who like indie rock[/caption] SASSY was notorious for knowing their readership, what they love to read about, brands they loved to wear, and who they thought was cool.  If there was a zeitgeist happening at this time in history, SASSY was onto it.  SASSY was meant to mirror teen magazine DOLLY of Australia, still in print. [caption id="attachment_2765" align="aligncenter" width="960"]Winky&Dutch accessories were shown in a 4 page editorial spread.  Our American Made Accessories were pushed to their fullest potential  - some were even repurposed, as seen here with our link bracelets re-styled as a BELLY BELT on a just slightly older than a teenage girl model.  Winky&Dutch accessories were shown in a 4 page editorial spread. Our American Made Accessories were pushed to their fullest potential - some were even repurposed, as seen here with our link bracelets re-styled as a BELLY BELT on a just slightly older than a teenage girl model.[/caption] Re-purposed bracelets as belly belts, rings, necklaces, button covers, makeup mirrors, strap protectors, charms, and necklaces shown in this editorial were just the tip of the iceberg of the fabulousness available at Winky& Dutch [caption id="attachment_2766" align="aligncenter" width="960"]You have to admit - regardless of the styling, it is refreshing to look at an editorial that is truly styled together using products from dozens of designers, which is certainly different from now. You have to admit - regardless of the styling, it is refreshing to look at an editorial that is truly styled together using products from dozens of designers, which is certainly different from now.[/caption] Times always change and fashion changes with it.  Luckily Winky&Dutch has changed too. Changing up our assortment by saying goodbye to products like lamps, makeup mirrors, & button covers, may hurt a bit but this is what allows us to move forward and give a SASSY hello to the future and add newness like tac pins, charms or post earrings. Most importantly Winky&Dutch remembers to keep whats important, our classic accessories are still proudly made in the USA, and just as the slightly hilarious SASSY editorial proves, our accessories and our artwork are timeless and multi functional