by Grace Bonney

It’s really hard not to type the word “stripes” and immediately follow it with likeĀ twenty-five exclamation points. In my world, that word is always said or written with !!!!! to emphasize my extreme love of the pattern. These little leather card cases from Almanac Industries on Etsy come in a huge range of colorful stripe options, and they’d make such a nice gift for anyone with a new job, business or office. They’d certainly make me more likely to bust out my own business cards, and I’m pretty sure the colors would inspire me to print a few rounds of biz cards in neon ink. Click here to check out the card cases and shop online ($35 each). xo, grace

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