Game Changer—This purse by Mugwump is made from a recycled Scrabble game, $49. FAB FACT: Mugwump also makes purses from Monopoly, and Chutes and Ladders.
Available at Blooming Art, 1801 L St., Suite 40, Sacramento; (916) 442-3800
Belt It Out—The Betty Belts’ “Gaia” belt is adorned with beadwork, ceramic stones, cowry shells and braided vegan-leather ties with recycled glass beads, $32. FAB FACT: Betty Belts accessories designer Donna von Hoesslin is a surfer from Ventura.
Available at Fleet Feet Lifestyle Boutique, 2315 J St., Sacramento; (916) 442-5889; outdoor.fleetfeetsacramento.com
Run for Cover—Dive into summer style with this Blue Bayou maxi swimsuit cover-up by local designer Jean Winchell, $65. FAB FACT: Winchell custom designs cover-ups, starting at $75.
Jean Winchell Designs, jeanwinchell.com
Charmed, I’m Sure—This Paris Kitty charm bracelet will be a conversation starter at your next summer soiree, $38. FAB FACT: French Cuff has other charm bracelets—garden gnomes, Audrey Hepburn, Starbucks—each with matching earrings for $15.
Available at French Cuff Consignment, 2419 J St., Sacramento; (916) 442-3724; frenchcuffbtq.com
Skin Saver—Protect yourself this summer with this hat from Sun ’N’ Sand, $25. FAB FACT: It has an SPF factor of 50-plus.
Available at The Cotton Club, 2331 J St., Sacramento; (916) 442-2990
Bye-Bye Bugs—Keep uninvited guests away from summer picnic fare with these powder-coated steel mesh plate covers, $6.95 each. FAB FACT: Their 13-inch diameters cover most plates.
Available at Sur La Table, Fountains at Roseville; (916) 788-0603; surlatable.com