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Give someone the gift of LIFE this Valentine's Day and any day with the Akawelle necklace made from spent bullet casings. Sounds a bit strange to you? Trust us! This couldn€™t be a better symbol of love!The story starts in the refugee camps of Ghana where thousands of Liberians fled to during the civil war. Lovetta Conto was one of those refugees. Here she was approached by the Strongheart Fellowship Program and from that moment her dream of being a designer started looking more like a reality.Lovetta created the Akawelle necklace, meaning 'also known as LOVE'. It features two pendants, a leaf inscribed with the word LIFE, made from the bullet casings that litter the streets of Liberia, and a single bead which is the bottom of the bullet shell. This necklace represents the idea that there is the promise of life even through strife and hardship. Proceeds help to aid the Strongheart House where children from warring countries come for a chance at a better life.What could possibly be more romantic than giving someone a chance at a better life?Where to Buy - Strongheart FellowshipPrice - $100.00Who - Melimeli was the first to add the 'Akawelle Necklace' to the Hive.
by Ida Hsiang
With global fashion weeks in full swing, it's given many of us the desire to look just as chic as those models catwalk-ing down the runway. But whether it's budget, practicality or comfort that's keeping us from stepping out looking fresh off the pages of Italian Vogue, it's often an impossible dream to own a closet full of designer duds. No worries, though, because we've found some of our favorite runway looks and translated them into wearable, everyday outfits for us non-editorial models out there!All the following trends made the cut as chic styles that can be worn any day of the week. The point is to go for a look that is style conscious, but still nonchalantly chic, while adding a small touch of your unique personality (and keeping those savings in the bank!).These girls wear these street trends just right and we like their ensembles so much that we're showing you how to get it! Just click on the slideshow to see some fave picks that follow these chosen styles!Knee-High Socks - These footwear accessories are the perfect balance between sexy and girly! They're also a cute way to keep warm on these cooler days and look equally hot with a flared skirt or short shorts! Look for print or color for added fun!Cropped Top Tees - These were hot back in the early 90's and now they're back! Great with sleek jeggings, high-waited pants or underneath suspenders! Find one in an animal print for added style points!Patterened Long Cardigan - Undoubtedly comfy, the longer hem on these knit layering essentials add a hobo-chic vibe and are a great way to add coverage to a mini or as a way to add interest to a silhouette. A print or pattern make it modern!Printed Jumpsuit - Automatically stylish, jumpsuits are an easy and comfortable way to look put together while just throwing one thing on! Funky prints add interest and a cinched belt or cool accessories make it personal!Bold Metallic - Metallics are in, especially that in the gold and bronze variety. Flattering on all skin tones, these bold pieces really make a statement so go for the gold! Just remember to keep the rest of the ensemble sleek and mono-chromatic.