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Buy into Buffalo: Scarves @ Anatomy

When it comes to fashion in Buffalo, it really doesn’t get any more homegrown than Anatomy Designs on Elmwood Avenue. Designer Ali Eagen is the mastermind behind most of the clothing and accessories found in the boutique. This holiday season, Ali is featuring a variety of scarves made right here in Buffalo, and some of the scarves are even made from reused materials.

If you’re looking for a style built by Ali (Anatomy), then you should throw one of the stylish wool ruffle scarves around your neck – they retail at $30 (silk for $25). It’s just another way to keep yourself, or a loved one, warm and happy over the winter season… the professional designs are both classic and contemporary.

For the earth lovers out there, why not go for the scarves made out of recycled t-shirts? These handmade jersey cotton cord scarves, made by Buffalo Gal Frills, come in solids, stripes, hand-splattered and fringe… when you first see them, they look like balls of yarn, and only when they are unbound do they resemble scarves! Easy to stick in a purse or coat pocket when not being worn. They retail from between $24 and $28.

We’re already up to #8 on the BRO holiday gift series… click here to discover the other locally-made gift items.

Anatomy Designs
569 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-882-1500

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