Designer Laura Skelton rummages thrift stores and the backs of closets to find materials for her sassy recycled accessories. She crafts wicked wallets and necklaces made from men’s neckties. These necktie necklaces and wallets have won acclaim from design bloggers and fashionistas who love this totally approachable way to incorporate menswear looks into their wardrobe.
Skelton’s handcrafted line, prix-prix, includes necklaces handmade from vintage neckties and wooden beads as well as her signature wallets made from ties and recycled suit fabric. Her wallets are a hit with both guys and girls alike and at only $28, they make great affordable gift ideas. They’re available online at Etsy and Uncommon Goods, plus a host of retail shops around the country.