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Your Favorite Fall and Winter Items Are In!

Apr 6, 2009

by Alison Feldmann

While we in the Northern Hemisphere look forward to spring, our friends on the Southern half of the globe are easing into fall. We asked you to tell us your favorite cold weather items and you responded! The winner (by a hair!) is the Nicotiana Earrings from cynthiadelgiudice. Congrats! I’m sure I’ll be wanting some of these in a few months! The next top 21 favorites are in the related items below. You can also look for them in the Gift Guides. Check out the results and all the great fashion here.

In honor (um, more like dread) of Tax Day, this week’s vote is all about your home office. Vote for your favorite stuff to work with! Crunch those numbers, baby!


Want to be involved in the next round? We’re looking for your best eco-friendly items, so post links to your favorite recycled, upcycled, environmentally friendly gear! We’re serious about Earth conservation, and we want to see your favorites! Post your nominations below!

More Voting Posts | More Fall Clothing | More Fall Accessories

After Midnight... Wool Baby and Toddler Slippers from Upcycled Lambswool Sweater
After Midnight... Wool Baby and Toddler Slippers from Upcycled Lambswool Sweater
Collective Names of Animals -  Ladies Heather Gray Raglan Pullover - S \/ M \/ L
Collective Names of Animals - Ladies Heather Gray Raglan Pullover - S \/ M \/ L
The English Thompson in Citron
The English Thompson in Citron
Delila Bag - Verbena Trees in Brown
Delila Bag - Verbena Trees in Brown
Mokka - Brass and Sterling Silver Earrings
Mokka - Brass and Sterling Silver Earrings
Shawl sweater in gray
Shawl sweater in gray
Man cowl scarf thing
Man cowl scarf thing
Reversible Tube Scarf
Reversible Tube Scarf
Everything is Better with a Paper Plane Clutch
Everything is Better with a Paper Plane Clutch


  • norajane

    norajane said 8 years ago

    Love that bag!

  • ChrissyAnnCeramics

    ChrissyAnnCeramics said 8 years ago

    OOh.. LOVE the man cowl scarf! I might need one for my cutie!

  • kristensteinfineart

    kristensteinfineart said 8 years ago

    Congratulations to all those selected. Love those handmade ankle boots.

  • lpdesigns

    lpdesigns said 8 years ago

    I voted for the plaid jacket. adorable. :)

  • BeautyWithin

    BeautyWithin said 8 years ago

    Love the etched copper necklace! All selections are very nice and thank you for sharing.

  • ScottieinaCanoe

    ScottieinaCanoe said 8 years ago

    I LOVE Woolybaby's stuff---too CUTE :)

  • VintageEye

    VintageEye said 8 years ago

    warm and cozy! love it all!

  • cynthiadelgiudice

    cynthiadelgiudice said 8 years ago

    Wow! This is very exciting! Thank you!!! Lovely selections!

  • SeaFindDesigns

    SeaFindDesigns said 8 years ago

    Loved these picks!!

  • dragonhouseofyuen

    dragonhouseofyuen said 8 years ago

    that is a great selection! still chilly here, especially today! (Scotland)

  • kjoo

    kjoo said 8 years ago

    Iam a big fan of yokoo!

  • SouthwestFlower

    SouthwestFlower said 8 years ago

    great picks... 26 degrees last night I think I need those cozy gloves!

  • MsUnreliable

    MsUnreliable said 8 years ago

    It was FINALLY legitimately cold today in Sydney, I'm so excited to see Fall items back on the radar (or Autumn as us Australians like to call it!)

  • NanLawson

    NanLawson said 8 years ago

    love the "grow to love" cardigan!

  • loopityloopglam

    loopityloopglam said 8 years ago

    Awww drats! The headband. I loved that item. So fresh and hip, but not enough votes, darn!

  • novadesigns

    novadesigns said 8 years ago

    congrats cynthiadelguidice! Those are awesome earrings!

  • lovelygifts

    lovelygifts said 8 years ago

    nice selection. Would you believe we have snow here in Michigan

  • VintageinBohemia

    VintageinBohemia said 8 years ago

    it is cold enough for any of these on this unusual morning in Mississippi.. crazy, where is spring?

  • thebline

    thebline said 8 years ago

    Congrats to Cynthia! We went straight back to winter here today. :(

  • AnvilArtshop

    AnvilArtshop said 8 years ago

    What great items! The original article inspired me to put my mohair/leather scarves back into my shop for those Down Under folks -- and I could easily wear one here this week... brrrrr!!

  • baconsquarefarm

    baconsquarefarm said 8 years ago

    Congrats to everyone~! we've got winter again, still waiting for spring.

  • LittleCritters00

    LittleCritters00 said 8 years ago

    oh, what great items.

  • 4TheSparrowsNest

    4TheSparrowsNest said 8 years ago

    Yay; great taste everyone!! I'm happy to see these lovely fall finds; especially the dimplekids plaid hooded jacket--adorable!

  • fromlucywithlove

    fromlucywithlove said 8 years ago

    Loved the Plaid Hooded Jacket. And the model is so cutely intense :)

  • IcingOnTheCupcake

    IcingOnTheCupcake said 8 years ago

    Great picks... but ready for warm weather!

  • FrucciDesign

    FrucciDesign said 8 years ago

    Congrats to Cynthia and all the others!

  • SewnNatural

    SewnNatural said 8 years ago

    Hi! Great picks - esp. the plaid hooded jacket. FOr the next round of eco-friendly, upcycled items, I'd like to nominate Oresta the upcycled octopus from a Guatemalan huipil... and also Oxford the upcycled gentleman octopus with an Abraham Lincoln-esque black wool felt hat Many thanks!

  • retrothreadz

    retrothreadz said 8 years ago

    super duper picks I love the floral handbag

  • circlesareforever

    circlesareforever said 8 years ago

    I like the dot on yokoo's nose

  • mythunderstood

    mythunderstood said 8 years ago

    just in's snowing

  • sandali

    sandali said 8 years ago

    Great collection of winter woolies ;)

  • katelynjane

    katelynjane said 8 years ago

    I love this collection! There's so many great items!

  • fatcrowpress

    fatcrowpress said 8 years ago

    Crazy spring weather is here in Nashville! Short sleeves yesterday, down coat today. The picks are great I would love the wool booties in my size!

  • Tumus

    Tumus said 8 years ago

    Thanks for the reminder about our pals down south! ^_^ We're so excited for Spring here, but I secretly love Fall WAY more.

  • poppyandclover

    poppyandclover said 8 years ago

    Beautiful items!

  • slidesideways

    slidesideways said 8 years ago

    I always get so excited about summer here I forget its soon to be winter somewhere else! For the eco-round-up, we love all our handmade recycled journals, both of these seem perfect for spring too:

  • breadandroses

    breadandroses said 8 years ago

    Love the After Midnight wooly slippers & glad to see they are among the top favorites! Thanks again for selecting my Francoise 2 coat for this contest. Honored to have been choosen!

  • breadandroses

    breadandroses said 8 years ago

    That should be 'chosen', above. Typo.

  • Xenotees

    Xenotees said 8 years ago

    Congrats to cynthiadelguidice! Thanks again for including me in the competition!

  • RenJewels

    RenJewels said 8 years ago

    Some beautiful things here, well done.

  • SomewhatHip

    SomewhatHip said 8 years ago

    I'd love to be considered for the recycled/upcycled votes! My newest line of pendants combines bottlecaps and soda pop can metal, and this seems to be the overwhelming favourite: From other shops, I love - RECYCLED STEEL FIREPIT: RECYCLED CRAYONS: WHITE SWEATER DRESS: REVAMPED RED DRESS:

  • harvesttextiles

    harvesttextiles said 8 years ago

    Loved all the items! It was hard to vote.

  • DeNovoStyle

    DeNovoStyle said 8 years ago

    Love winter apparel, of course!

  • nectorgirl

    nectorgirl said 8 years ago

    Excellent choices, it was so hard to choose! Here's a go at the next round: peace and love!!!

  • pocketcarnival

    pocketcarnival said 8 years ago

    Very exciting, it's so very cold in Melbourne at the moment so these are great. Congrats to Cynthia!

  • lyptis

    lyptis said 8 years ago

    Thanks so much for the feature!:D It is bloody cold down here, so we will all need some fall fashion soon!:)

  • FaerieMajikk

    FaerieMajikk said 8 years ago

    Fantastic...gotta love this in the cooler weather!

  • cynthiadelgiudice

    cynthiadelgiudice said 8 years ago

    Thanks for all the congrats, and thanks for voting for my earrings! :) :) :)

  • angelene

    angelene said 8 years ago

    Yay for FRAN (lyptis), KIRRILY (plusonedesign), and PENNY (pocketcarnival) from the Down Under Street Team!!!!

  • danugs

    danugs said 8 years ago

    Well done, cynthia! Your earrings are really a winner, so beautiful!! Bravo!!

  • LittleMaryMoo

    LittleMaryMoo said 8 years ago

    Mmmmm I love all these cosy handmade lovelies. My tip for eco-friendly find is from the queen of recycle in the most beautiful way RubyRedStudios. Check out this beautiful upcycled necklace here:

  • LittleMaryMoo

    LittleMaryMoo said 8 years ago

    These are another few of my eco-friendly upcycled faves to: A very cool bag from wheresbeckybean And for a softie this is very cute: And this super sweet elephant brooch:

  • laceandlinks

    laceandlinks said 8 years ago

    Great to see some Aussies in here! Congrats to Lyptis, pocket carnival and plusonedesigns :) Look out world here we come!!

  • 3squares

    3squares said 8 years ago

    Love all of the fall items! My favorite upcycled item in my shop is Poached Pear necklace, made from a washer: Thanks!

  • elvenhair

    elvenhair said 8 years ago

    For ecco things, all my timbers are either recycled or from ecco friendly sources! Lovely natural Aussie timbers, like this (from a Camphor Laurel tree that came down in a storm) and this (pruned bits from Olive groves in South Australia)

  • VIZArt

    VIZArt said 8 years ago

    where is the art?

  • artnomadix

    artnomadix said 8 years ago

    Why do people love and perpetuate such dull colours for seasons like Autumn(Fall) and Winter ???? These are the seasons where you need to wear, and use bright warming colours, that up-lift the grey weather moods that make people feel grey or brown, and flat. Come on Etsy and you creative Artisans, be a bit more daring and give colour the right to bring joy into people's lives !! Lol

  • dimplekids

    dimplekids said 8 years ago

    Free Priority shipping upgrade for anyone who mentions the Fall fashion Poll! And Free Shipping all together if you buy more than one item! Thanks for everyone who Voted!

  • oldworldprimitives

    oldworldprimitives said 8 years ago

    Congrats to the winners!

  • lisspopps

    lisspopps said 8 years ago

    oh yay! Fran Kirrily and Penny! woot, woot! i sell vintage slips that I have hand dyed and alot of my hair pieces are made from recycled bits and pieces....gotta love recycling! and a great button shop EcoVintageSupplies...

  • littletreeart

    littletreeart said 8 years ago

    Good timing for this. The hot hot weather is finally over and there's a bit of a chill in the air.

  • pocketcarnival

    pocketcarnival said 8 years ago

    These are some of my favourite organic or recycled things! Cross Stitch Brooch: Organic Bamboo Baby Doll: Upcycled Jeans Pouch: Organic Hummingbird Purse: Evening Dress: Gocco print on a vintage flashcard:

  • MayaBella

    MayaBella said 8 years ago

    Ooo... I just listed my little amigurumi owl made from reclaimed sweater wool. He is adorable!

  • desertnana

    desertnana said 8 years ago

    I have sent 2 of these amazing eco friendly owls to loved ones.They have been received with the greatest joy!! ~hugs

  • ruby2gogo

    ruby2gogo said 8 years ago

    Wow thanks for all the great links xox, BIG hugs to Little Mary Moo for voting for me - ooh Queen of Recycle - I love it! Here are some of my fav eco friendly BrisStyle royalty: Wheres Beckybean's Cool Machiato Shoulder Bag: Jellygnite's Retro lady Brooch: Artdecadence's ipod/glasses case:

  • jellygnite

    jellygnite said 8 years ago

    What a lovely collection above. So many fabulous recycled goodness! I love the 'recycled swish' here:

  • Kwan

    Kwan said 8 years ago

    A nice review TeenAngster! Oh well, better luck next time for my earrings. There was a lot of tough competition in that lot of 60 items. I'm honored to have been in the running. Congratulations to cynthiadelguidice. Thank you!

  • gertuine

    gertuine said 8 years ago

    I'm so glad that the next vote is about recycled items! Just up my alley, so to speak. I'll be vain and nominate several of my items: (secret compartment book) (fabric scrap cuff) (grays arm warmers) and some other Etsians' work: (recycled paper vase) (Pi Tie) (Breaker hoodie)

  • gertuine

    gertuine said 8 years ago

    Had to nominate another item! (it's not from my shop, don't worry)

  • jodieflowers

    jodieflowers said 8 years ago

    I just love them all!!! Etsy Rules!

  • Schmoo1515

    Schmoo1515 said 8 years ago

    Some of my fav upcycled items in my shop: And some of my favs in other shops:

  • MagicMarkingsArt

    MagicMarkingsArt said 8 years ago

    Another recycled, upcycled item to be considered (slumped wine bottle cheese platter with original art label)

  • soule

    soule said 8 years ago

    I LOVE it all!

  • PipocaHandmade

    PipocaHandmade said 8 years ago

    These picks 'almost' make me wish Fall was here again! Lovely!

  • Waterrose

    Waterrose said 8 years ago

    Just love Cinnamon Streusel...literarily!

  • Epheriell

    Epheriell said 8 years ago

    Eco and recycled... sounds like sea glass to me!

  • Epheriell

    Epheriell said 8 years ago

    And this one!

  • edwardandlilly

    edwardandlilly said 8 years ago

    Some more fab items: sea glass necklace - vintage chenille luggage tags - embossed gift tags & pocket keepers - gorgeous messenger bag - chookie chicken softie - girls arty skirt - heart brooch - olive tree pen - baby booties - domino brooch - film noir earrings -

  • EpicBones

    EpicBones said 8 years ago

    nice. just voted :)

  • enhabiten

    enhabiten said 8 years ago

    great choices! i've always loved that knittles hat:)

  • VedaArts

    VedaArts said 8 years ago mainly recycled shop items!

  • plumprettysugar

    plumprettysugar said 8 years ago

    Lovin' the man cowl!

  • pedrosprout

    pedrosprout said 8 years ago

  • pouch

    pouch said 8 years ago

    the eco etsy team has some very talented members, here are my nominations for recycled/upcycled: Recycled Cashmere Bunnies--Limited Edition Money Bag Pillow Fabric Squares Gift Cards - Set of Two - Bright Japanese the felt tree no.2 - hand felted, painted and stitched soft sculpture 4 Makeup Removal Cloths by EcoKate

  • Craftysales

    Craftysales said 8 years ago

    Love these cute eco-friendly items: Coffee Cup Sleeve: Felted Bag:

  • KnitStorm

    KnitStorm said 8 years ago

    My eco-friendly nominations: These recycled plastic earrings by ArtworkbyKD are AWESOME! I own 2 pairs and sport them non stop: This record bowl was not only transformed into something old/useless and plain looking, into something GORGEOUS, but it's got an awesome new use besides! Adorable plastic bag coin purses! Very cute recycled kid's dress:

  • KnitStorm

    KnitStorm said 8 years ago

    A few more nominations, cause I can't help myself ;) Upcycled from beautiful vintage material (as is everything in her shop): Cute, contains recycled pieces from CARS, and a fun accessory to boot: t-shirts to bags! Gorgeous use of old cans and bottle tops! Upcycled geekery at its finest! From skateboard to coaster:

  • DinnerTimeChimes

    DinnerTimeChimes said 8 years ago

    My eco-friendly nominations: Address file box - Environmentally friendly Fork Easel Dog Collar heavenly hisbiscus etched glass Bird House Pillowcase Skirt fresh laundry bundle Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil

  • anniessweatshop

    anniessweatshop said 8 years ago

    Woof Woof! Here's some of our Eco friendly pet goodies. Recycled Silk Necktie Pet Collars & Leashes§ion_id=5288016 Reuse that ol' pillow with the Eco Fleece My Pillow Pet Bed.§ion_id=5100579 Eco Fleece Hoodies & Scarves§ion_id=5229177 Some other favorites: Windmills Onsie Recycled Brooch Recycled Longies

  • SoSheSews

    SoSheSews said 8 years ago

    I make all kinds of things from eco-friendly fused plastic bags... like coin purses that look like OWLS!!! I'd love to be featured in the next voting :)

  • kimquinndotcom

    kimquinndotcom said 8 years ago

    here are my favorite eco-items! Custom CIRCLE THE DATE Onesie / Tee shirt: Recycled Skateboard Necklace - Micro Dots - Gazillion-in-One Almira, A Sleep Angel. lavender-scented dream doll

  • ruby2gogo

    ruby2gogo said 8 years ago

    Here are some more of my BrisStyle "eco friends": Ausssea Design's Brass Prison sea glass ring: Lemon Ink's Maxi Messenger bag: Jellygnite's 1940's Purple Sundress journal: Little Jellgnite's Archie Bronte Dinosaur: Flight Industrie's embossed Gift Tags with Pocket Keepers: Olivia from Scampsville's Bard brooch: Pedrosprout's Forest Bunny booties: Elvin Hair's wooden Hairsticks: Re-read's Delighful Sprinkle pendant: Pink Lizzy's Autumn flowers Arty Skirt: Bubba Chenille's New Collection skirts: xh

  • paperelle

    paperelle said 8 years ago

    Ooh, me! All of my jewelry is upcycled paper, like catalogs, comics, menus, etc:

  • MaryZoom

    MaryZoom said 8 years ago

    Hi - I'm tooting my own horn! Here are 4 of my favorite wrist cuff wallets that are made from repurposed tee shirts: thanks for the consideration.

  • zJayne

    zJayne said 8 years ago

    I actually just purchased one of MARYZOOM's upcycled wrist bands from tShirts! She rocks! Upcycled tShirt Sleeves into pouch/wristlets with your 'word' choice on them. 100% pieces and parts from tShirts for lettering:

  • zJayne

    zJayne said 8 years ago

    Upcycled checkers board and set - starbuck cards!

  • zJayne

    zJayne said 8 years ago

    oh oh, and this recycled cotton yarn ipod cozy by knitstorm!

  • mvegan5

    mvegan5 said 8 years ago

    Looove the choices here, beautiful and unique ! I have lots of eco-friendly creations helping animals, here are a few.... Vintage/recyled findings create this Peguin Pin; Vintage Chicky Button Ring Vintage Leafy Owlie Ring

  • Sassyfrass

    Sassyfrass said 8 years ago

    SWEET!!! These are hand formed cuffs made from recycled brass,and upcycled findings... At least 75% of everything at Sassyfrass re-used!!! Woo-Hoo!!!

  • recupefashion

    recupefashion said 8 years ago

    I'd love to be included in your nominated items with my up cycled tea wallets and aprons.

  • DebbyAremDesigns

    DebbyAremDesigns said 8 years ago

    I hope you'll take a look at a number of our items - all made from recycled circuit boards! I make green office products as well as jewelry and home accessories: Here are my mini magnetic clipboards And bookmarks And pencil box And snail pin for the summer :-) And funky clock also using a recycled music CD

  • Xenotees

    Xenotees said 8 years ago

    Hi, sorry to bother you, but I was wondering- are we going to be lucky enough to get in the Gift Guides, as top finalists? I thought maybe that meant you would have a Fall Fashion for Down Under GG - which would be lovely because I have tons of customers from Australia & I think they would really appreciate the special nod! From the post above in regards to the Fall Fashion voting contest: "The next top 21 favorites are in the related items below. You can also look for them in the Gift Guides."

  • Scampsville

    Scampsville said 8 years ago

    I just bought a lovely up-styled sweater from the awesome crafters Kingdog, I also love their Bike screen-printed gloves: Some of my own recycles items: Domino brooch Bangles made from knitting needles!

  • akane

    akane said 8 years ago

    I want summer to come, but I do enjoy all the lovely winter items here on etsy!

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