SALE! Friday and Saturday of this week. Happy holidays!

We're pretty excited about the holidays around here. So much so, this Friday and Saturday we want to offer you 15% all online orders of SHELTER handbags using code HOLIDAZE! And if you can't decide, we have gift certificates! 

If you're in the neighborhood, come by our brick and mortar shop and mention this blog and we'll give you 10% off any item (not including SHELTER handbags or Appalatch apparel). 

This year, shop local and support all of the incredible artists and designers that this area (and the US!) is home to. It's good for the economy and just the right thing to do. 

Can't wait to see you! 

SHELTER COLLECTIVE holiday pop up shop at the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

SHELTER COLLECTIVE design studio is hosting its second annual holiday pop up shop, this year at the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design in downtown Asheville. Work will be available for purchase from over 30 designers and creatives from the Asheville area and beyond. There will be refreshments and music on the opening night,  Thursday, December 11th from 6-10pm.  The holiday shop will also be open on Friday and Saturday, December 12th + 13th from 10am to 9pm.


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To celebrate the launch of our lovely new site, we're giving away this Taplin Purse! Perfect timing to take to a holiday party (or if you're the bestest friend ever, win it for a friend!) All you have to do is like us on Facebook, and leave a comment here telling us that you've liked us on FB and what you'd wear your new purse with. We will choose a winner at random on Monday, October 27th at noon EST and announce them here and on Instagram (@shelterprotectsyou) on the same day.  This giveaway is only open to those living in the US.