scrunchie mania & UNIQUE ACCESSORIES

According to Teen Vogue, Scrunchies were '2019's biggest fashion trend'. Hallie Spradlin, an accessories director, noted that this was due to an influx of nostalgic culture, and the revival of television shows, movie remakes and band come backs from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. This reflection on the old-school quickly became a 'new' trend that we saw everywhere from street style, to high end runway and social media.

The team at Clutch Made saw this trend influx, not just second-hand, but in the number of clients wanting to make all kinds of hair accessories or more off the beaten track accessories. So where do they all go? There are most definitely factories overseas who are mass producing these kinds of products at cheap prices. These factories however, are the furtherest away from ethical and sustainable. For brands and designers who hold these values, but also wanted to contribute to their local economy and support small businesses, it can be hard to find a place to manufacture your designs.

Once you do find a good one, they often specialise in fashion or handbags specifically, so it can be a long process. What we do at Clutch Made is open our minds and capabilities to all kinds of accessories. Over the years we have produced some amazing accessories from classic cross bodies and hand bags, to dog collars, face coverings, beach chair covers and more. We love working with clients to help them produce their latest concepts from start to finish.

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