Northern Michigan Style: Who says fashion is exclusive to urban-dwelling coasters? These designers are devoted to exquisite, quality, varietal styles—and all opened shop here in Northern Michigan. They ship to global consumers and sell to big name clients all from their roots in Up North towns. So whether your taste is simple, edgy, chic, or loud, these inspired women want to craft your closet to reflect personality and authentic beauty. 

for accessories:

The statement piece to any outfit: the bag. See a collection of crisp to exotic by Barbara May, founder of b. may bags. We visited her Bay Shore baglab in 2011. Read it all, here.

for fits-you-won't-pinch-you:

Lizzie Lambert is the continuously curious designer at Haystacks, now with locations in Leland, Suttons Bay, Traverse City and Glen Arbor. Her designs are all about the lifestyle of Northern Michigan that she describes as "feeling good and looking good." Read what else she had to say in this studio drop-by

for effortless femininity:

Soft, silhouette-flattering pieces are made by former Vera Wang designer at Trybe. The CEO of the new women's clothing line, Molly Kircher speaks on modern wear and Michigan's economic restoration. Get a preview of Trybe designs and culture in this interview.

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